Image: Naffisa, Wise, Wanderer by Joanne Coates
Unfortunately we are having to postpone Joanne Coates talk until a later date, due to circumstances at our end.
There will be no meeting on the 20th October.
We are looking to arrange a new date with Joanne and will post that as soon as we can.
Joanne Coates is a working class visual artist working with the medium of photography.
She lives and works across the North East of England.  
Joanne's work explores rurality, hidden histories, and inequalities relating to low income through photography, installations, and audio.

Educated in working-class communities, and then at London College of Communication (where she gained her BA Hons Photography) Joanne uses photography to question stories around power, identity, wealth, and poverty..
Participation and working with communities are important aspects of her work. 
In 2022 she was the winner of the Jerwood / Photoworks award.
Over the past five years she has achieved worldwide recognition from Magenta Flash Forward, British Journal of Photography, The British Council, Arts Council England, Women Photograph, Firecracker and more.
In 2021 Joanne was a recipient of Shutterstock Females in Focus Award.  
Friday 20th October
Meeting opens at 7.00pm for Tea, Coffee and chat.
Talk starts at 7.30pm prompt.
Meeting ends 21.00
NB The date and details of this meeting may change
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