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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 →

Spectacle | Call for Entries

ACMV is now accepting photographic submissions based under the broad theme “Spectacle”.

Selected submissions will be presented in a one-time public projection at the Belfast Crescent Arts Centre during the opening weekend of the International Belfast Photo Festival 2013 in Northern Ireland, taking place this June. 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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Anthony Rush | Of other spaces

“Of other spaces” is an attempt to come to terms with the personal buried within a much wider political and historical context, an attempt to come to terms with the issue of belonging and identity on a cultural and personal level.

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