Brendan DUFFIN, Darren COMER, Mark McGIMPSEY, Allan LEONARD, Jonny MALLOY, Stephen MEENAN, Paddy DOHERTY, Keith WILSON, Paul MURPHY, and Gareth INGRAM. Little Angel pub, Henley Regatta, England.

Delta Crew Henley Revisited

Delta Crew Henley Revisited Friendships between individuals are formed through many encounters in life, and grow and foster with shared experiences. Comradery among a group is less common, if only because such opportunities are fewer, and it is more difficult

Brendan DUFFIN, Darren COMER, Mark McGIMPSEY, Allan LEONARD, Jonny MALLOY, Stephen MEENAN, Paddy DOHERTY, Keith WILSON, Paul MURPHY, and Gareth INGRAM. Little Angel pub, Henley Regatta, England.

Delta Crew Henley Revisited

Delta Crew Henley Revisited Friendships between individuals are formed through many encounters in life, and grow and foster with shared experiences. Comradery among a group is less common, if only because such opportunities are fewer, and it is more difficult

20150617 Tenx9 - Life Objects

Life objects: Tenx9 Belfast

I told a story at the Tenx9 event at Belfast’s Black Box venue. Tenx9 is a series of monthly events, where nine individuals tell a true, personal story, for up to ten minutes (hence the title). There are six Tenx9 city

20150617 Tenx9 - Life Objects

Life objects: Tenx9 Belfast

I told a story at the Tenx9 event at Belfast’s Black Box venue. Tenx9 is a series of monthly events, where nine individuals tell a true, personal story, for up to ten minutes (hence the title). There are six Tenx9 city

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A letter from Corinthians to Paul: Tenx9 at Belfast Photo Festival

Tenx9 is a storytelling event where nine people have up to ten minutes each to tell a real story from their lives. Storytellers and listeners meet up at the Black Box in Belfast, with a new theme each month. This

Logo Tenx9

A letter from Corinthians to Paul: Tenx9 at Belfast Photo Festival

Tenx9 is a storytelling event where nine people have up to ten minutes each to tell a real story from their lives. Storytellers and listeners meet up at the Black Box in Belfast, with a new theme each month. This

20150606 Belfast Photo Festival

Convergence can hold photography back: Belfast Photo Festival panel discussion

The theme of this year’s Belfast Photo Festival is convergence – the act of artists mixing other forms of art, such as performance and sculpture, with photographic image making. A panel discussion, hosted at Belfast Exposed, explored these boundaries and

20150606 Belfast Photo Festival

Convergence can hold photography back: Belfast Photo Festival panel discussion

The theme of this year’s Belfast Photo Festival is convergence – the act of artists mixing other forms of art, such as performance and sculpture, with photographic image making. A panel discussion, hosted at Belfast Exposed, explored these boundaries and

20150403 Passion Walk

The Passion Walk: Belfast 2015

On BBC Radio Ulster’s Sunday Sequence programme, I learned of a Passion Walk event that would take place on Good Friday. Passion Walk seeks to recreate the experience of Jesus of Nazareth’s final days in a contemporary environment, using local

20150403 Passion Walk

The Passion Walk: Belfast 2015

On BBC Radio Ulster’s Sunday Sequence programme, I learned of a Passion Walk event that would take place on Good Friday. Passion Walk seeks to recreate the experience of Jesus of Nazareth’s final days in a contemporary environment, using local

National Geographic Society - Women of Vision

Review: Women of Vision (National Geographic)

Women of Vision accompanies a travelling exhibition of the same title, curated by National Geographic. Both celebrate the work of eleven inspiring female photojournalists, featuring nearly 100 images, ranging from social issues, effects of war, and changes in our natural

National Geographic Society - Women of Vision

Review: Women of Vision (National Geographic)

Women of Vision accompanies a travelling exhibition of the same title, curated by National Geographic. Both celebrate the work of eleven inspiring female photojournalists, featuring nearly 100 images, ranging from social issues, effects of war, and changes in our natural

British Life Awards - British Life Photography Awards Portfolio 1

Review: British Life Photography Awards: Portfolio 1

The British Life Photography Awards: Portfolio 1 is a catalogue book of the winners and finalists of an inaugural event “to capture and share” the perspectives of photographers from all walks of life. The inspiration for the contest comes from

British Life Awards - British Life Photography Awards Portfolio 1

Review: British Life Photography Awards: Portfolio 1

The British Life Photography Awards: Portfolio 1 is a catalogue book of the winners and finalists of an inaugural event “to capture and share” the perspectives of photographers from all walks of life. The inspiration for the contest comes from

Glenda DAVIES (Sandy Row Community Forum) @TheRowYouKnow (c) Kevin Cooper Photoline

Art opens up community imagination

As part of the Imagine Belfast Festival, the Northern Ireland Foundation and Forum for Cities in Transition hosted a discussion event, “Peace Building and the Arts”, which explored how art has progressed peace in Northern Ireland. The invited practitioners were

Glenda DAVIES (Sandy Row Community Forum) @TheRowYouKnow (c) Kevin Cooper Photoline

Art opens up community imagination

As part of the Imagine Belfast Festival, the Northern Ireland Foundation and Forum for Cities in Transition hosted a discussion event, “Peace Building and the Arts”, which explored how art has progressed peace in Northern Ireland. The invited practitioners were

20150310 Photobook 01

A festival photobook

As part of the Ulster Festival of Art & Design at Ulster University, I dropped in on a 30-minute photobook lab. Inside a pop-up style workspace on the ground floor of the Belfast campus were a few tables strewn with

20150310 Photobook 01

A festival photobook

As part of the Ulster Festival of Art & Design at Ulster University, I dropped in on a 30-minute photobook lab. Inside a pop-up style workspace on the ground floor of the Belfast campus were a few tables strewn with

Nasim-Iran/Northern Ireland (c) Laurence Gibson

“Don’t see migrant community as ‘them and us'”: High Sheriff of Belfast

“Don’t see migrant community as ‘them and us’”: High Sheriff of Belfast At a launch event for a photography exhibition at Belfast City Hall, the High Sheriff of Belfast, Councillor Gareth McKee, told the audience not to see the migrant

Nasim-Iran/Northern Ireland (c) Laurence Gibson

“Don’t see migrant community as ‘them and us'”: High Sheriff of Belfast

“Don’t see migrant community as ‘them and us’”: High Sheriff of Belfast At a launch event for a photography exhibition at Belfast City Hall, the High Sheriff of Belfast, Councillor Gareth McKee, told the audience not to see the migrant

20150525 World Atlas

Review: World Atlas of Street Photography (Jackie Higgins)

I have not studied photography formally, but take solace that many of the 100 photographers featured in this thorough volume of the urban landscape and its people have learned their craft from the harsh realities of the street. Nevertheless I

20150525 World Atlas

Review: World Atlas of Street Photography (Jackie Higgins)

I have not studied photography formally, but take solace that many of the 100 photographers featured in this thorough volume of the urban landscape and its people have learned their craft from the harsh realities of the street. Nevertheless I

20150219 National Reconciliation - Two Donkeys

National reconciliation: “Patriotism is not enough”

In the second of a series of seminars organised by Niamh Mental Wellbing, Reverend Dr Gary Mason facilitated a civic engagement in a packed room at Skainos on the Newtownards Road, Belfast. The discussants were Declan Kearney (Sinn Féin), Reverend

20150219 National Reconciliation - Two Donkeys

National reconciliation: “Patriotism is not enough”

In the second of a series of seminars organised by Niamh Mental Wellbing, Reverend Dr Gary Mason facilitated a civic engagement in a packed room at Skainos on the Newtownards Road, Belfast. The discussants were Declan Kearney (Sinn Féin), Reverend

Countryside, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

My favourite photo locations

Recently my brother asked me where were my favourite photo locations. I don’t know if “favourite” is the right word. Photography encompasses many genres, and photojournalists let their curiosity and ambitions take them wherever they’re called, whether on assignments or self-motivated

Countryside, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

My favourite photo locations

Recently my brother asked me where were my favourite photo locations. I don’t know if “favourite” is the right word. Photography encompasses many genres, and photojournalists let their curiosity and ambitions take them wherever they’re called, whether on assignments or self-motivated

20150209 Landscape Institute - Landscape Futures

Building relationships matter in urban planning: A Landscape Institute lecture

Appropriately for his role as Chair of the OFMdFM Committee at the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mike Nesbitt MLA welcomed those in the Long Gallery attending the Landscape Institute lecture on “Building a United Community: Design & Delivery of Shared Space”.

20150209 Landscape Institute - Landscape Futures

Building relationships matter in urban planning: A Landscape Institute lecture

Appropriately for his role as Chair of the OFMdFM Committee at the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mike Nesbitt MLA welcomed those in the Long Gallery attending the Landscape Institute lecture on “Building a United Community: Design & Delivery of Shared Space”.

DAVISON David - Frank Browne A Life through the Lens

Review: Frank Browne: A Life through the Lens (David and Edwin Davison)

God can sanctify photography. With a poem by Pope Leo XIII, Colin Ford explains the basis for how Irish Jesuit Frank Browne acquired a camera from his bishop uncle, at the age of 17, and kept making images throughout his

DAVISON David - Frank Browne A Life through the Lens

Review: Frank Browne: A Life through the Lens (David and Edwin Davison)

God can sanctify photography. With a poem by Pope Leo XIII, Colin Ford explains the basis for how Irish Jesuit Frank Browne acquired a camera from his bishop uncle, at the age of 17, and kept making images throughout his

20150127 HMD Keep Memory Alive

Never use memory (or lack thereof) to justify cruelty: Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

For the Holocaust Memorial Day 2015, the Centre for Democracy and Peace Building, in cooperation with the Institute of Conflict Research, held a seminar event: “The Ethnics of Memory and Community Recovery”. The speakers were Daniel Greenberg and Lord Alderdice,

20150127 HMD Keep Memory Alive

Never use memory (or lack thereof) to justify cruelty: Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

For the Holocaust Memorial Day 2015, the Centre for Democracy and Peace Building, in cooperation with the Institute of Conflict Research, held a seminar event: “The Ethnics of Memory and Community Recovery”. The speakers were Daniel Greenberg and Lord Alderdice,