Belfast Exposed

Exhibitions

3rd Feb - 26th Feb

Street View: ‘Portraits of Saying Goodbye’ by Mark Bell

Belfast Exposed is proud to present Street View: Portraits of Saying Goodbye by artist Mark Bell.In Portraits of Saying ...

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3rd Feb - 26th Feb

IMPRINT

Belfast Exposed is proud to present 'Imprint', an exhibition by photographers who have supported Belfast Exposed at many diff...

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Community

14th Oct - 25th Nov

Looking Through Our Eyes

Belfast Exposed present a photographic exhibition exploring the theme of portraits by a group of individuals who have an acqu...

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1st Mar - 22nd Apr

Natural Connections

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' whic...

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Where are the people? Contemporary Photographs of Belfast, 2002 – 2010

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Author

Various

Publisher

Belfast Exposed Photography

Cost

£7.00

ISBN

978-095242417-0-2

About The Book

Over a decade has passed since the Good Friday Agreement was signed. While representing a time of significant change, the post-agreement period can also be characterised in terms of an experience of waiting- for a new kind of politics and new social and cultural arrangements to emerge.

During this time, a number of artists and photographers have sought to represent this ‘process of transition’ and the inherent tensions between stasis and change, particularly as they play out across the city of Belfast.

In Where are the people? Contemporary Photographs of Belfast, 2002 – 2010, six writers have been invited to reflect upon a series of photographic projects and to ‘think through’ different images from a number of viewpoints. The photographs are considered from sociological and political perspectives, in the context of photography history and the archive, and in relation to memory and subjectivity.

This book presents a series of reflections on the effects of peace on a city that has been, to a large extent, determined and defined through political conflict.