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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Alberto Maserin

Futures

1st May 2015 to 27th Jun 2015

About The Exhibition

Belfast Exposed Futures is a new gallery space dedicated to showing the best new photographic talent from Northern Ireland.

Interferences is the first exhibition to launch in the Belfast Exposed Futures gallery, a new space dedicated to emerging photography from Northern Ireland.

Over the past two years Alberto Maserin has documented the influence of a U.S. military base on a small town in Italy. The base was established during the Cold War in 1955 and is still active. The parameters of the base are securely guarded and secrecy shrouds the site. As a result, it has become a source of much speculation for the local population.

Maserin has extensively documented the area and its inhabitants. His quiet photographs observe the uncomfortable relationship between the military installation and its surroundings. The work also examines the psychological implications of this site on the local imagination.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a limited edition print that will be available for purchase.

The Artists

Alberto Maserin

Artist Biography

Alberto Maserin graduated from the University of Ulster BA programme in 2011 and became co-founder of Belfast Photo Factory, a non-profit collective created with the purpose of providing an environment for photographers in Belfast. His work has appeared in both Source and Time magazine. He lives in Belfast and works between Northern Ireland and Italy.

Acknowledgements

Belfast Exposed Futures is generously supported by the Foyle Foundation, Arts Council Northern Ireland and The Directory.