Belfast Exposed

Exhibitions

8th Nov - 21st Dec

Sixteen

Belfast Exposed is proud to present Sixteen. ‘What’s it like to be sixteen years old now?’ This is the central thread r...

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16th Oct - 26th Oct

We Are One World

Belfast Exposed is delighted to present We Are One World, exhibiting the work selected from the One World Photography competi...

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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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Book Launch & Conversation with Clare Gallagher

Events

Date

5th December 2019

Time

6pm

Location

Belfast Exposed

Cost

Free Admission

About The Event

Join us for the book launch of Clare Gallagher's latest book 'The Second Shift', and a conversation with her and Mirjami Schuppert (independent curator).

"The Second Shift is the term given to the hidden shift of housework and childcare primarily carried out by women on top of their paid employment. It is physical, mental and emotional labour which demands effort, skill and time but is unpaid, unaccounted for, unequally distributed and largely unrecognised.

Hidden in plain sight and veiled by familiarity and insignificance, the second shift is largely absent from photographs of home and family. This work is an attempt to recognise the complexity and value of this invisible work. It is a call for resistance to the capitalist, patriarchal and aesthetic systems which ignore it."

The event will take place during Late Night Art, which runs from 6pm-9pm, where you can view our two current exhibitions 'Eleven Voices - Psychogeography, Belfast' in Gallery 1, and 'Sixteen' in Gallery 2.

The Second Shift

The Second Shift

The Second Shift

The Second Shift