Category Archives: Festivals

Photography and Public Art

Flying out of Belfast this morning I managed to muscle aside the small child sitting in the window seat and catch a glimpse of the city's infamous new public art project 'Wish'. This consists of a photograph of a girl … Continue reading

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New Wave 11: Ways of Looking

I take a two-carriage toy train from Manchester across the misty Pennines to Bradford. First a quick detour to visit the National Media Museum (unfortunately a few days too early for the opening of their Tom Wood retrospective) and then … Continue reading

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New Wave 8: Look 2013

Paul Herrmann runs Redeye and Patrick Henry, until recently, was the Director of Open Eye Gallery, together they are organising Look 2013, the photography festival in Liverpool. Laura Guy asked them why we need another photography festival, and why in … Continue reading

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New Wave 6: Brighton Photo Fringe

The office for the Brighton Photo Fringe is tucked away in the sprawling campus of the University of Sussex. Jane Noble, who I met there, was struggling with a cold but welcomed me in and told me about the festival's … Continue reading

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New Wave 5: Stag & Deer

Pádraig Spillane and Pamela Condell set up Stag & Deer in 2010 as a collaborative organisation to create exhibitions in 'slack space'. They have worked with PhotoIreland and last year curated There There in Cork (see the review in the … Continue reading

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All The Fun of The Fair

I have just returned from nofound photo fair in Paris at which Source had taken a space to promote the magazine. The fair is predominantly made up of French Galleries with a few others from further afield and a smaller selection … Continue reading

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Post Potshow

After speaking with Kate Nolan before the first ever Slideluck Potshow Dublin, one of the featured Irish artists, Miriam O'Connor speaks with her about realising a multimedia version of her own work for the project. Interview: by Kate Nolan, Director of Slideluck Potshow Dublin. … Continue reading

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PhotoIreland Reviews

Over the weekend I was at PhotoIreland in Dublin to view photographers' work as part of the Portfolio review sessions. The sessions took place at Moxie studios (one of the main venues for the Festival) which provided a relaxing setting for the event. … Continue reading

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Slideluck Potshow Dublin 2012

Slideluck Potshow* is about to happen in Dublin for the first time in conjunction with the PhotoIreland Festival on the 12th July, following their global success including rolling shows in New York and recent shows in London. If you wish … Continue reading

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A Technical Matter

On Sunday I was at Photo Fest Ireland the annual get-together of those searching for the latest cameras, printing papers, albums or framing options with an emphasis on technical solutions to photographic problems. I had been at the Source stand … Continue reading

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