In Our Own Image will examine the legacy of the Decade of Centenaries, reflecting on issues of equality, diversity and inclusion
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2y ago
Register Register Register Save the date, April 27th, 10.30am - 4.00pm Wed, 27 April 2022 10:30 – 16:00 IST Location Dublin Castle In Our Own Image will examine the legacy of the Decade of Centenaries, reflecting on issues of equality, diversity and inclusion About this event This event will address the role of photography in recording our unfolding histories to consider what histories are remembered, and what histories have been omitted.  Organised by the Gallery of Photography Ireland and the Nerve Centre's Creative Centenaries project, the event will consider the role o ..read more
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Light, Direction and Self Awareness for Portraiture with Seán Jackson
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by Gallery of Photography Ireland GOP Ireland
2y ago
A good portrait does not limit reality to its visible and material aspects, but on the contrary, it gives predominant significance to the invisible, to the sacred. Sean Jackson. book a spot Alexander by Seán Jackson 2022 This one day, practical, hands-on work-shop will explore the merger of lighting, direction and self-awareness for portraiture and fashion photography. It will facilitate you with a basic understanding of light sources, light qualities & light textures as well as foundational technical skills for using studio lighting, to progress you into developing your own light langua ..read more
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Talk: Photography, femininity and leisure: Augusta Crofton Dillon's photographic practice, 1865 to 1895.
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by Gallery of Photography Ireland GOP Ireland
2y ago
Photography, femininity and leisure: Augusta Crofton Dillon's photographic practice, 1865 to 1895. Illustrated Talk by Dr Orla Fitzpatrick Monday 31st January at 1.15pm in the Poddle Room, Printworks, Dublin Castle Augusta Crofton Dillon seated outside the photograph house, Mote Park, Co.Roscommon, 1865, CLON21, Clonbrock Collection, National Library of Ireland Book your seat for the Talk This informal illustrated talk will explore the photographic practice of Augusta Crofton Dillon (1839 - 1928) of Mote Park House, Roscommon and Clonbrock House, Ahascragh, Galway. Crofton was a talented a ..read more
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Photography: History & Memory 
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by Gallery of Photography Ireland GOP Ireland
2y ago
The Office of Public Works in association with Holocaust Awareness Ireland presents Photography: History & Memory Sean Rainbird & Amelia Stein RHA in conversation. The event will be moderated by Trish Lambe curator at the Gallery of Photography Ireland & introduced by Oliver Sears gallerist & founder of Holocaust Awareness Ireland whose exhibition The Objects of Love is currently on view at Dublin Castle. Tuesday 25th January, 6pm The Bedford Hall, Dublin Castle Guests are encouraged to visit the exhibition before the talk. Seats are very limited RSVP :angela.cassidy@opw ..read more
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"In Our Own Image: Gallery Unveils National Photography Collection"
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by Gallery of Photography Ireland GOP Ireland
2y ago
Our upcoming National Photography Collection Inaugural Exhibition at Gallery of Photography Ireland was featured in today's edition of The Irish Times. The National Photography Collection launches tomorrow at 4pm in the Printworks, Dublin Castle. Book your place here To mark the launch of the National Photography Collection Gallery of Photography Ireland invites you to join us for Building Artists’ Legacies for the Future Discussion Event followed by the premiere of HAVING REGARD a new commissioned work by Kate Nolan and Irene Buckley at 4pm on Wednesday 19th January 2022 at the Conference S ..read more
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National Photography Collection Launch Event
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by Gallery of Photography Ireland GOP Ireland
2y ago
Building Artists’ Legacies for the Future - Discussion Event WEDNESDAY 19TH JANUARY 4PM Selection of images from the National Photography Collection, featuring work by Ciarán Óg Arnold, Anthony Haughey, Moira McIver, Markéta Luskačová, Yvette Monahan, Kenneth O'Halloran, Kate Nolan, George Voronov, Patrick Hogan, Shia Conlon and Mark Curran. Images copyright the artists. Book your place here To mark the launch of the National Photography Collection Gallery of Photography Ireland invites you to join us for Building Artists’ Legacies for the Future Discussion Event followed by the premiere of H ..read more
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In Our Own Image: Photography in Ireland 1839 to the Present
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by Gallery of Photography Ireland GOP Ireland
2y ago
The first comprehensive historical and critical survey of photography in Ireland. Launch exhibition at Printworks, Dublin Castle AH Poole Studio, Group photograph commissioned by Rev. Fr. Laurence Coghlan, 9 May 1915,Courtesy National Library of Ireland In Our Own Image: Photography in Ireland 1839 to the Present The first comprehensive historical and critical survey of photography in Ireland. Launch exhibition at Printworks, Dublin Castle Curated by Gallery of Photography Ireland and the Office of Public Works, Dublin Castle, this launch exhibition charts how the medium has both reflected a ..read more
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Alen MacWeeney - Virtual Book Launch
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by Gallery of Photography Ireland GOP Ireland
2y ago
Watch the livestream, click here Gallery of Photography Ireland is delighted to present this special online In Conversation event to celebrate the launch of this beautiful new photography book by internationally renowned photographer Alen MacWeeney. Alen MacWeeney 'My Dublin 1963//My Dubliners 2020' Launch event details: Thursday 9th December, 7pm online. Curator, writer and art historian Dr Margarita Cappock from Dublin City Arts Office will chair an In Conversation with photographer Alen MacWeeney and artist/collaborator Pesya Altman. Broadcast live from our YouTube channel, GPI TV Purch ..read more
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Are NFTs next frontier for artists?
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by Gallery of Photography Ireland GOP Ireland
2y ago
In March 2021, three letters were suddenly everywhere. NFT became the talking points of evening news segments, rabid Twitter threads, disparaging long-reads and of course, memes. Seemingly from nowhere, NFTs had captured the attention, imagination and discourse of the entire internet as millions scrambled to understand the impact the abbreviation would have on their industry.  The truth is NFTs have been around for a while – having first appeared in 2012, they rose to prominence alongside the first crypto boom when the duo behind CryptoPunks created 10,000 completely unique pixelated ..read more
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Galleries Without Walls
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by Gallery of Photography Ireland GOP Ireland
2y ago
Regional Cultural Centre Exhibition runs from 13th November – 18th December. Curated by Regional Cultural Centre and Gallery of Photography Exhibition text by Declan McGlynn Project Partners: Foundation for Art and Blockchain, Museum of Crypto Art, Foundation & Nerve Centre, Derry~Londonderry. Galleries Without Walls is a collaborative programme by the Gallery of Photography Ireland, Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny and Nerve Centre, Derry~Londonderry. It aims to facilitate connections across multiple creative fields, allowing artists to experiment with innovative new formats fo ..read more
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