What is it like to be sixteen years old now?
In a major new touring exhibition leading contemporary photographers join forces to present the multimedia project Sixteen, exploring the dreams, hopes and fears of sixteen-year olds across the UK. Thanks to a National Lottery grant from Arts Council England Sixteen will tour the country. The project started its tour in February 2019 with exhibitions in North West England and in March at FORMAT19, Derby.
Wewiora and Booth producer, Liz Wewiora is the creative producer for Sixteen, managing the touring programme, fundraising and engagement programme alongside Creative Director Anne Braybon and lead photographer Craig Easton.
The full list of photographers involved include: Robert C Brady, Linda Brownlee, Lottie Davies, Craig Easton, Jillian Edelstein, Stuart Freedman, Sophie Gerrard, Kalpesh Lathigra, Roy Mehta, Christopher Nunn, Kate Peters, Simon Roberts, Michelle Sank, Abbie Trayler-Smith, plus the first of four specially selected students, David Copeland, MFA candidate at Ulster University.
Collectively the photographers have worked with 174 sixteen year olds to date!
For more information about the project and to follow the full national tour visit the main project website here