Photo: Timon Benson
Contemporary Exhibitions


This exhibition marks the culmination of a ten-month intensive professional development programme for emerging photographers, artists and curators from diverse backgrounds from across England.  Each works with photography but with different approaches and perspectives.  This exhibition celebrates their achievements to date and provides an important step towards their future creative and professional development. 

Co-curated with Jodi Kwok

Timon Benson, Marley Starskey Butler, Jade Carr-Daley, Anselm Ebulue, Jose Luis Fajardo Escoffié, Natalia Gonzalez Acosta, Yuxi Hou, Tasha Hylton, Myah Asha Jeffers, Terna Jogo, Luke Jones, Khatun, Jamal Lloyd Davis, Vic Moyo, Lakshita Munjal, Nicholas Olawunmi, Yamuna Shukla, Shashank Verma, Georgia Williams.

The development programme has included mentoring, masterclasses, portfolio reviews and networking opportunities.  Participants have been able to learn from inspiring artists, mentors, projects and events.  Masterclass session leaders and mentors have included Vanley Burke, Sebah Chaudhry, Jaskirt Dhaliwal-Boora, Roo Dhissou, Jermaine Francis, Sunil Gupta, Andrew Jackson, Kalpesh Lathigra, Amak Mahmoodian, Marcia Michael, Yan Wang Preston, Kavi Pujara, Arpita Shah, Charan Singh, Aziz Sohail, Mohammed Somji and Bindi Vora.

Produced by GRAIN Projects in partnership with The New Art Gallery Walsall, supported by Art Fund’s Reimagine Programme.

Exhibition preview

Saturday 26 October, 2-4pm. All welcome.