Residual: Traces of the Black Body

Developed as part of FORMAT International Photography Festival 2015, Residual: Traces of the Black Body looks at the process of imaging the black presence in relation to memory and erasure. ‘Residual’ refers to the idea of what remains after the main visual or tangible part of something has been removed or has disappeared. The focus of this exhibition […]

George Hallett: the distinguished visitor

George Hallett, South African photographer based in Cape Town, has been invited to the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), Preston, as part of the Distinguished Visitor Programme. His presence at UCLan is marked by a workshop with photography students, a public lecture, and the exhibition Consigned for Future Memory presented at PR1 Gallery and the Centre […]

Consigned for Future Memory

An exhibition of photographs by George Hallett Consigned for Future Memory presented at PR1 Gallery and the Centre for Contemporary Art brings together a selection of images taken by South African photographer George Hallett during his life in exile in the 1970s and 1980s. Born in Cape Town in 1942, George Hallett began his career […]