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Belfast Photo Festival 2013

Belfast’s 2nd Photo Festival aims to be picture perfect

This event, which has been two years in the planning, aims to attract thousands of visitors to exhibitions and events being held in 30 different galleries, museums and public spaces across the city centre.

An exciting programme of exhibitions under the thematic ‘Spectacle’ will present a variety of styles and approaches to the medium with internationally renowned photographers such as Roger Ballen, Mirko Martins and Cedric Delcaux to name but a few.

Alongside will be 10 days of workshops, film screenings, portfolio reviews, tours and live events, which offer participation and enjoyment of the photographic medium and Northern Ireland’s rich photographic heritage. Continue Reading →

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Belfast Photo Festival & ACMV #2 | Programme Launch

The 2013 Programme: Spectacle” for the Belfast Photo Festival is now online!
The full list of exhibitions and events can be viewed/downloaded as PDF on issuu.

ACMV is excited and looking forward to participating in two events on Saturday, June 8th 2013 during the opening weekend of the Belfast Photo Festival: Continue Reading →

Olympus OM-D: Photography Playground Berlin

From 26 April until 24 May 2013 the Opernwerkstaetten Berlin transform into the “Olympus OM-D: Photography Playground“. More than 12 aspiring international artists present their installations on the subject of “Space and Art” on an area of 7,000 m², turning the historic building into a creative hotspot for both artists and visitors for four weeks. The Opernwerkstaetten Berlin are at Zinnowitzer Str. 9, the exhibition opens daily between 11 am and 7 pm. Continue Reading →

Belfast Photo Festival & ACMV

ACMV will be going to Belfast for the opening of the Belfast Photo Festival 2013 on June 6th. Hurray! Further details soon. In the meantime we’ll keep you posted about the programme & festival events…

Our special thanks to Peggy Sue Amison, freelance curator and Artistic Director of Sirius Arts Centre in Cobh, for making this collaboration possible, and of course to Michael Weir (Festival Director) and the entire festival team. We’re looking forward to it!

The Belfast Photo Festival is Northern Ireland’s premier visual arts festival and the photographic biennial for the island of Ireland.

This major photographic event celebrates some of the finest national and international contemporary photography and visual culture, with the next festival taking place from 6th June 2013. Continue Reading →

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NEAR BY NIGHT 6 – BERLIN

Slideshow, April 27, 2013, 9 – 11 pm
exp12 Gallery, Berlin

exp12 / exposure twelve invites NEAR, swiss association for contemporary photography, to Berlin. The slideshows NEAR BY NIGHT are a good opportunity to discover a wide range of recent work by artists of NEAR. Continue Reading →

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Sonntag Paris | Schwarzwälder by Davide Cascio

Sonntag is going to Paris! They will be working with the swiss contemporary artist Davide Cascio and Sonntag Paris will be hosted by Faycal Baghriche and Kapwani Kiwanga.

Sonntag Paris would like to invite you to the Sunday matinee presentation:

Schwarzwälder
by Davide Cascio

Sunday, 7th of April 2013, 2 – 6pm Continue Reading →

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Albania is terrific and fascinating.
Albania has a bewitching soul that cannot fail to haunt you; it exhales something mysterious, a sort of indescribable magic. The beating streams of a Mediterranean sunlight, the meeting with unlikely landscapes, the smoke from burning wild rubbish dumps rising up into the air, the whirls of dust in towns and the sandstorms along the coasts lend the land a specific atmosphere and a strong personality. Continue Reading →

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Stéphane C. | Si rien ne s’oppose a la nuit

Pavlov’s Dog, Berlin
Opening: Friday, 25th of January, 7pm
Exhibition: 26th of January – 23rd of February 2013

Pavlov’s Dog Berlin is pleased to announce the first solo exhibition of photographer Stéphane  C. in Germany, “Si rien ne s’oppose a la nuit”. Stéphane communicates immediate world issues from a photographic point of view based on the idea that,

reality is an ambivalent structure, a mental frontier between things, an undefined border separating concrete and elusive fields of materiality and the invisible.

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