Belfast Exposed

Exhibitions

6th Feb - 30th Mar

Navigating Queer Landscapes

We are delighted to be working with the Queer Artist Forum to bring the work of two of its members to Embrace Style, the incl...

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7th Mar - 23rd Mar

Memorial UnMemorial

Artist Gwen Stevenson embarked on a poignant year-long durational performance, marking the 25th Anniversary of the Good Frida...

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Community

25th Sep - 7th Oct

Young People Behind the Lens

Over the summer, a group of young people from Start 360 explored the cityscape of Belfast. They found new ways to see the...

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21st May - 22nd May

Showing the faces of dementia with Alzheimer’s NI

Ahead of the Alzheimer’s Society Annual Conference 2019 (ASAC19), Belfast Exposed was commissioned by Alzheimer’s NI to w...

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All Over Again

Bookshop

Author

Eoghan McTigue

Publisher

Belfast Exposed Photography

Cost

£5.00

ISBN

0-9524217-2-0

About The Book

All Over Again is a photographic project documenting erased murals on gable walls in republican and loyalist areas of Belfast. In all cases recorded the murals are painted out by members of the community who initially produced them. They are significant 'gaps', over-painted for a variety of reasons. Despite their outward simplicity the images document an activity that is politically complex. There are just enough traces of the original mural surfacing in the photographs to determine whether they are republican or loyalist.

The project aims to provide an imaginative reinterpretation of the practice of political mural painting, relating it to the fields of fine art and commercial design strategies. The objective of the publication is to publish the research and discussions that have emerged from the series. The publication has been devised in collaboration with the researcher and social anthropologist Dr Neil Jarman and the literary critic Dr Aaron Kelly. The accompanying essays aim to track the political complexities that underpin the images and to provide a critical commentary on the relationship between art, politics and advertising.