Belfast Exposed

Exhibitions

4th Jan - 27th Feb

Street View: Tristan Poyser

Belfast Exposed is delighted to present Street View: Tristan Poyser which features two projects - The Invisible In-between: ...

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5th Nov - 30th Nov

Street View: Jill Quigley

Belfast Exposed is delighted to launch ‘Street View’ on Thursday 5th November - a digital gallery space of curated exhibi...

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Community

12th Nov - 10th Jun

Young Futures 2020/21

The ‘Young Futures’ programme, funded by Children in Need & Foyle Foundation, focuses on growing the next generation ...

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17th Jan - 5th Feb

Ballybeen Women’s Centre

Belfast Exposed has been engaging with a group of older women from Ballybeen Women’s Centre on a photography project reflec...

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Let Us Eat Cake

Bookshop

Author

Anthony Luvera

Publisher

Belfast Exposed Photography

Cost

£5.00

ISBN

978-0956176639

About The Book

Let Us Eat Cake charts the process of Anthony Luvera and a group of seven LGBTQ+ people as they create work for Queer Visions of Peace, a project that celebrates the queer communities of Northern Ireland during a time of conflict transformation.

Chris Finlay
Ciaran Rafferty
Natalie McFall
Paul Campbell
Rachael Kathleen
Raymond Dunn
Sarah Cromie

Let Us Eat Cake participants share their experiences, observations, photographs, and anything else they find interesting, as a document of their work together.

In 2017 the rights of LGBTQ+ people across the United Kingdom may appear to be equal and secure. However, in Northern Ireland today, marriage equality for queer people does not exist as it does elsewhere in the UK or in the Republic of Ireland. Reported homophobic hate crimes have risen year on year for almost a decade, and hate crime against trans people is not even accounted for within the law. Additionally, political activities taking place in Stormont related to LGBTQ+ rights, abortion, HIV and AIDS, and creationism, have contributed to the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (a federation of campaigning organisations from 132 countries) to rate NI as the worst place for queer people in the United Kingdom.