Belfast Exposed


5th Oct - 28th Oct

No Surrender: The Protestants

Belfast Exposed is thrilled to be exhibiting No Surrender: The Protestants, a body of archival work by internationally renown...

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5th Oct - 28th Oct

Not Surrendering

Belfast Exposed presents ‘Not Surrendering’ by Mariusz Śmiejek, an exhibition of images taken from Śmiejek’s forthcom...

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25th Sep - 7th Oct

Young People Behind the Lens

Over the summer, a group of young people from Start 360 explored the cityscape of Belfast. They found new ways to see the...

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21st May - 22nd May

Showing the faces of dementia with Alzheimer’s NI

Ahead of the Alzheimer’s Society Annual Conference 2019 (ASAC19), Belfast Exposed was commissioned by Alzheimer’s NI to w...

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Healing Through Photography – Seeing Through A Different Lens



3rd April 2023 - 4th April 2023


09:00 - 17:00


The MAC, Belfast



About The Event

This April, Belfast Exposed is running HEALING THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY – Seeing Through A Different Lens a two-day conference examining the use of photography to support those experiencing mental health.

Early Bird booking is open nowA one-day ticket is £30 & a two-day ticket is £50.

Experience first-hand the work Belfast Exposed has been delivering in this field over the past 25 years and hear from industry professionals. See the therapeutic benefits of photography and its processes brought to life. Get an insight into inspirational, real-life stories. Learn and develop new techniques and share your experiences with peers.

With keynote speakers at the Metropolitan Art Centre (MAC), the conference also gives you a chance to explore the Cathedral Quarter, the beating heart of the visual arts in Belfast. We want to make your experience as creative and active as possible. Through the conference’s creative programme, you get a chance to explore the galleries and vibrant street art situated around historic St Anne’s Cathedral and the bustling University of Ulster campus, as you’re guided between workshops and talks.

Over two days, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with 18 keynote speakers, 11 visual art exhibitions, 10 workshop/case studies, 6 artist talks and to take part in an adventurous sunrise photoshoot on Belfast’s beautiful Cave Hill and a Maritime walk. This unique combination is guaranteed to provide two fulfilling days you can’t afford to miss!

Find out more here or call Belfast Exposed on 028 9023 0965 to book a ticket directly!