Belfast Exposed

Exhibitions

5th Mar - 23rd May

Rohingya

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

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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

4th Nov - 28th Aug

Arts and Older People

'Arts and Older People' is a project where Belfast Exposed are working in partnership with Ballybeen Women’s Centre. The ph...

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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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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