Belfast Exposed

Exhibitions

2nd Sep - 24th Oct

Human Condition

Belfast Exposed is delighted to present Human Condition, a graduate show highlighting recent graduates from the BA in Photogr...

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2nd Sep - 24th Oct

Anthropology

Belfast Exposed is delighted to present Anthropology, highlighting the work of a selection of recent MFA Graduates from the U...

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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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Post Truth

Gallery 1

29th May 2019 to 7th Jun 2019

About The Exhibition

Belfast Exposed is delighted to present Post Truth, a group exhibition curated by Deirdre Robb and included in the 2019 Belfast Photo Festival. This exhibition showcases the photographic works of 19 international, national and local artists who have completed the 2019 MFA Photography programme at Ulster University, Belfast School of Art.

Post Truth: The era of post truth is symbolic of social and political focus so fragmented that the self-fulfilling societal structure is unconsciously cashing in on its own sense of isolation and separation. Therefore, empowering a core feeling of division and disarray.

The photographic practice can serve the practitioner as a medium, to anchor a personal constitution of understanding, despite the external circumstance and unify an expansive perception through the chosen subject matter.

The group show establishes navigational points within the post truth climate, through themes such as separation, mortality, nature, and spirituality.

"Yet, another exceptional year for MFA Photography at Ulster University.  A committed cohort, where each artist delved deep into themselves, to produce individually unique works,  that co exist within the personal and the political.    Collectively, concepts of faith, identity, and history collide to take us to a place of Post-Truth, a world  where there is a new normal;  undefined, abstract, and make believe."

Professor Donovan Wylie, Ulster University

The Artists

Abbey Bratcher Anson Yip Beatriz del Villar Bryan James Brophy Elisa Valandro Gaia Giani George Robb George Voronov Jake Lange Joanne Davison John Black Julie-Ann Hayes Katherine Lockett-Clark Mark Templeton Niamh Smith Nigel Swann Olga Berdnikova McGeough Sean Jackson Shane Hynan

Events

Exhibition Preview

Tuesday 28 May | 6-9pm | Belfast Exposed

Free Admission
Artist Talk: MFA Photography Students

Thursday 30 May | 5pm | Belfast Exposed

Free Admission
Late Night Art

Thursday 6 June | 6-9pm | Belfast Exposed

Free Admission

Acknowledgements

Post Truth at Belfast Exposed is generously supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Belfast City Council, Ulster University, Rush Digital Printing and Älska.