HIP Gallery is a voluntary, not for profit organisation that showcases touring exhibitions and commissions photographers to create work. Situated in Princes Quay Hull, the gallery is managed by Hull based social enterprise The Creative and Cultural Company. Acting as a hub for learning, HIP offers weekly HIPclubs and workshops for all ages and provides a platform for newly qualified, amateur & emerging photographers of any age and ability to immerse themselves in the world of photography. The gallery has a full calendar of events including ‘HIP Photography Festival’, a globally recognised festival for professional and amateur photographers to exhibit and sell their work, network and exchange ideas.
At HIP we aim to:
// Provides a friendly, welcoming environment that everyone and anyone with a love of photography, arts and good company can enjoy, irrespective of their age or social background.
// Present a top quality programme of photography events and activities featuring leading national and international artists. Promoting the cultural importance of photography.
// Provide a platform for local and emerging photographers to gain exposure to large audiences.
// Support local businesses by sourcing products and services from local suppliers wherever possible.
// Be environmentally responsible.
// Engage with local community groups and schools through outreach work.
// Deliver a range of additional cultural events and educational opportunities across the year and throughout the region under the Hull International Photography banner.