Old Coventry Evening Telegraph Building Gets Exposure

Photo Festival Exposure takes over recently renewed Coventry Evening Telegraph building, 6 independent exhibitions including fashion, community and landscape photography will be showcased from today on 

Exposure: Photo Festival is a collective of 6 independent exhibitions: Spectrum focusing on fashion and individuality, Echoing Spaces exploring responses to space and place, Mutual Bond focusing on theme of family, Connecting Communities involving community engagement, Spotlight focusing on Coventry and 6 Sense.

The festival takes place in old Coventry Evening Telegraph building, which recently turned into a community artspace venue. The opening night on Wednesday, March 21st had a great turn up with over 500 people coming to see artists’ work. It gave an opportunity to have an exclusive first view and to chat to artists about their artwork. Emma Ridley, the co-director, said: “I can’t believe how well the opening night went. So much hard work went into this in such a short amount of time, especially from my co-directors. It’s so nice to see it be so successful.”

Denisa Dimitrova, showcasing her fashion photography as part of Spectrum exhibition said: ”I am extremely happy that people left such positive comments, the hard work has paid off. This exhibition is a memory I will never forget.” Another photographer, Louise Wotherspoon, said: “We all really hoped that it was going to be a success, but the opening night exceeded all our expectations.”

Exposure: Photo Festival will be running from 22nd to 26th March in CET building, 157 Corporation Street, CV1 1GU.

 

By Natalia Kaluza

 

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