The Hull International Photography Festival #HIPfest takes over Princes Quay Shopping Centre for the 5th year. 12 exhibitions by award-winning visiting photographers & outstanding local talent, plus 50 other events including masterclasses, photo-walks, discussions, and a photography trade-show. New for 2018; successful London show PhotoCity and partners Fujiholics bring fresh excitement to the opening weekend. #HIPfest opens at 6.30 on the evening of Friday, October 5th with a packed weekend programme. Most exhibitions will stay until the 28th.
Festival highlights include: The POP Exhibition by legendary photographer Brian Griffin in HIP Gallery, a masterclass by YouTube sensation Sean Tucker in Hull Minster, the moving “Stranger In My Mother’s Kitchen” exhibition by Celine Marchbank, a fashion retrospective from Marilyn Stafford, #PhotoCity trade-show & exhibition, ‘A1 Britain On The Verge’ by World Press Award-winning patron Peter Dench and much more.
This ambitious festival is organised by volunteers from the local, independent arts organisation, Creative & Cultural Company, curated by Alan Raw. It all takes place in and around the HIP Gallery in Princes Quay Shopping Centre, Hull Minster & Kardomah94. It also includes opportunities for photographers of all ages and levels to participate in a programme of exceptional workshops, photo walks, and portfolio reviews.
A £5 entry ticket (wristband) gives you access to all exhibitions, discussions, the HIPfest Prize Draw, discounts on site, some great learning opportunities and the ability to purchase workshop & masterclass tickets. Workshops, master-classes, and portfolio reviews require individual additional tickets available on Eventbrite.
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