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Guy the Gorilla © Wolf Suschitzky

Animal Logic: is this my best side?

Walking down Norman Road, HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths stopped in her tracks to look at Guy the Gorilla staring out through the bars of his cage. Just as when Guy was alive he attracted attention, so he does in this photography exhibition,  Animal Logic. There are many excellent wildlife photographers but Austrian photographer, Wolfgang Suschitzky, is somewhat different.

Photo: Steve Kilmartin.

Street life through the lens

Contrasting views of street life in London and India is the theme of the new Zoom Arts photography exhibition which opens shortly at its St Leonards Warrior Square station gallery. Nick Terdre reports.

Hastings Old Town Photo by Chris Parker

Hastings photographer among the prizes

Hastings-based photographer Chris Parker has won the top prize in the British Weather category at the prestigious British Life Photography Awards with his image of the Old Town net huts in a snow blizzard. Another of his photographs featuring the St Michael’s Hospice Santa Fun Run in Alexandra Park was highly recommended in the Street Life category. Kevin Boorman, marketing & major projects manager at Hastings Borough Council, writes.

Congregation © Malcolm Glover

Invoking generations of prayer

It is a tradition in St Leonards that a chair outside a shop signifies that it is open. At Lucy Bell Gallery, two chairs and a table are outside the gallery, but the windows are shrouded and it looks like there is nobody home. Gingerly, entering the darkened, candle lit room, HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went along to see what was happening.

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Bruce Rae’s mysterious world

Enter the Lucy Bell Gallery and you walk into a dark, magical and mysterious world. The images arrayed around the walls are the new series of work from photographer, Bruce Rae. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went along to take a look.

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I Am A Norman – photographic project

In September and October the Root 1066 International Festival will take place in Hastings, St Leonards and surrounding areas. Hastings Borough Council will be staging a contemporary, multi-art-form festival, celebrating 950 years since the battle took place. There will be a curated programme and a number of projects engaging local people. Erica Smith reports on a photographic project which is already under way.

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Never Dark

Never Dark is a spontaneous exhibition for PhotoHastings 2015, including work from a huge number of local talented photographers. 

Posted 15:52 Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015 In: Photography Tags: ,
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A photographic sense of place

It is certainly to be welcomed that there is a new gallery space in Hastings – at the former Observer building. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went there, with great anticipation, to see the PhotoHastings exhibition Pinups: A Sense of Place.

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