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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Visions of Hooley

Studio Gallery

4th Apr 2024 to 25th May 2024

About The Exhibition

A true icon of Belfast and a name that is synonymous with alternative community during the darkest days of the Troubles, Terri Hooley has been celebrated with a new book from writer-photographer Stuart Bailie.

After a friendship of 40 years, Stuart wanted to document the stories in his book, 'Terri Hooley: Seventy-Five Revolutions'. This exhibition of work builds on the visual dynamic of the publication.

It follows Hooley's unconventional style, from early days of anti-war protests, counter-culture magazines and developing rolls of film smuggled out of internment camps. It remembers a murder attempt in 1976, and features some previously unseen images found in Terri’s attic, ‘Visions of Hooley’ is an exhibition that will transport visitors to a time and place so rarely seen by those outside Terri's circle.Described by many as a love letter to Terri, the show will include a selection of photos from the book, representing some of the most emotive and captivating images of the man himself, his work, and his life as a radical from the 1960s to the present day.

The Artists

Stuart Bailie

Acknowledgements

Belfast Exposed is supported by Belfast City Council and the Arts Council for Northern Ireland.