Belfast Exposed

Exhibitions

25th Jan - 23rd Feb

Linda Conroy

Celebrating a new year, Belfast Exposed is delighted to announce two new exhibitions, a new group exhibition with photographi...

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29th Mar - 27th Apr

Tristan Poyser

Belfast Exposed is delighted to present The Invisible In-between: An Englishman’s Search For The Irish Border by Tristan Po...

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Community

10th May - 10th Aug

In Full Bloom Exhibition – Experiences

The showcase of work in the Arts Care In Full Bloom Exhibitions - Experiences, exhibiting in Belfast Exposed’s Studio Galle...

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1st Apr - 24th Apr

Living in the Moment

Living in the moment is a collaboration between Belfast Exposed and a group of tenants from Mullan Mews and Sydenham Court, t...

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Border Country

Bookshop

Author

Melanie Friend

Publisher

Belfast Exposed Photography and The Winchester Gallery

Cost

£12.00

ISBN

978-0-9524217-9-5

About The Book

"BorderCountry is a rare invitation to reflect on the Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) and the paradoxical position of the immigration detainee. Detention is an increasingly normalised aspect of international immigration systems and its use has expanded within British immigration policy over recent years. As a tactic of control, detention combines multiple aims of surveillance, "protection" and deterrences; in essence, it seeks to contain and manage a population which has been designated problematic. While the ongoing growth of immigration confinement is noteworthy, it is certainly nothing new."

- Alex Hall