Belfast Exposed

Exhibitions

5th Mar - 28th Mar

Rohingya

Belfast Exposed is delighted to present a solo exhibition by Pulitzer Prize winning Northern Irish photographer Cathal McNau...

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6th Feb - 29th Feb

Murmur

Belfast Exposed is pleased to present 'Murmur' by Ben Malcolmson, an artist in our Belfast Exposed Futures programme. Ben was...

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Community

24th Oct - 28th Nov

Through the Looking Glass

‘Through the Looking Glass’ a photographic exhibition by a group of women from the Greater Village Regeneration Trust. ...

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27th Sep - 15th Nov

WALLonWALL

WALLonWALL is a global photographic exhibition about walls that separate people worldwide photographed by award winning artis...

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Artist Talk: Ben Malcolmson

Events

Date

7th February 2020

Time

1:00pm

Location

Belfast Exposed

Cost

Free Admission

About The Event

Belfast Exposed invites you to the Artist Talk with Ben Malcolmson, an artist in our Belfast Exposed Futures programme, following the opening of his exhibition 'Murmur' in Gallery 2.

"'Murmur' delves into the connection of migration and selfhood, looking at the subtle changing relationship within one's identity and nature. 'Murmur' questions our faint sense of belonging in the landscape from which we are woven.

Travelling to Kuwait, the sense of an all-consuming social identity within young Kuwaitis, resulted in the comparison of Ben's native land - influenced by layers of historic conflict prominent within both regions. These elements resulted in reflecting upon a personal sense of identity within the Northern Irish landscape.

Through the experimentation of materiality, he follows his lineage through the Northern Irish landscape, in hopes of uncovering a deeper sense of understanding of my homeland and myself."

Click here for more information & images on the exhibition.