Belfast Exposed

Exhibitions

5th Sep - 28th Sep

We Love Dogs!

Open Submission - Call for work.Celebrate your four-legged furry friends with us by sending in high quality photographs o...

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4th Jul - 27th Jul

Sanctuaries

Belfast Exposed will play host to a specially commissioned exhibition by the Queer Artist Forum, a group of local lens-based ...

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Community

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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Home Instruction Manual

Gallery 2

3rd Jul 2015 to 22nd Aug 2015

About The Exhibition

Jan McCullough is the most recent artist to take part in the Belfast Exposed Futures Programme.

Home Instruction Manual is a project that developed from the artist’s interest in the instruction manual as both a concept and an aesthetic. For this new work the artist typed ‘how to make a home’ into Google, and was directed to an online chat forum in which self-described experts were exchanging detailed instructions. She rented a house and carried out the strangers’ advice exactly over the period of two months. The photographs in the series document the end result of her time living and working in the house.

The Artists

Jan McCullough

Artist Biography

Jan McCullough (b.1991) graduated from the Belfast School of Art in 2013. She recently won the Kassel Fotobook festival Dummy Award 2015, the Genesis Award at FORMAT International Photography Festival and exhibited as part of Reconstructions at Belfast Exposed Photography Gallery (2014) and at the Circulation(s) Festival in Paris (2014).

Acknowledgements

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