9th October - Ian Beesley - "The Big Big Camera and Other Stories"
Ian Beesley is an award winning and internationally acclaimed artist and photographer. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including such venues as the Milan photo festival Italy, the International photography festival Shengyang, China, The National Media Museum, Bradford, the Peoples History Museum Manchester and the London international art fair.
His work is held in the collections of the National Media Museum Bradford, The Royal Photographic Society, The V & A, London, The Smithsonian Institute, Washington, the Imperial War Museum London, the National Museum of Labour, Helsinki, amongst many other important national collections.
He has published over25 books.
In 2012 he was awarded the Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society.
He is currently artist in residence for the Bradford Institute for Health Research and reader -practitioner in visual representation at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston.
He recently received an honorary doctorate from the University of Bradford for his significant contribution to art and culture and the social and economic development of Bradford
“Work” is his latest exhibition which includes the big big camera in Salts Mill Saltaire until the end of the year.