New Irish Works
Get your copy of 'New Irish Works' before it hits the shops,
New Irish Works brings together a selection of 25 Irish and Irish based photographers, underlining the diversity of practices that constitute contemporary Photography in Ireland. The exhibition states and celebrates the emergence of a new wave of artists, and will be accompanied by a dedicated publication. Planned as a multi-city experience, it will be hosted at various locations in Dublin, Limerick, and Cork, including the National Photographic Archive, Ormston House, and others.
The presented artists are: Barry W. Hughes, Cait Fahey, Caroline Mc Nally, Claudi Nir, David Smith, Dorje De Burgh, Dragana Jurisic, Ethna O’Regan, Grainne Quinlan, Ieva Baltaduonyte, Kevin Griffin, Linda Brownlee, Mandy O Neill, Martin Cregg, Maurice Gunning, Miriam O’ Connor, Muireann Brady, Patrick Hogan, Paul Gaffney, Robert Ellis, Roseanne Lynch, Shane Lynam, Shannon Guerrico, Stefania Sapio, and Yvette Monahan.
Launch dates: Limerick 3rd July, Dublin 4th July, and Cork 5th of July.
Kate Nolan's 'Neither', a beautiful body of work that document's the lives of the woman of Kaliningrad (a Russian enclave in Europe). 'Neither' delicately records the experiences, hopes and dreams of these young women. Check out the video as Kate explains it far more eloquently than I ever could.
'Neither' is currently in it's final stages of completion. Funds are currently being raised for it's publication on IndieGoGo . Please help support this wonderful project, your kindness will be well rewarded with anything from postcards, to a copy of the book itself.
'Ok, the Finissage thing has turned into a bit of a non sequitur as the show is so popular that we're extending the run for a week in the main space before moving it upstairs to the Archive Gallery where it will run until May 23rd' - The Copper House
Thanks to everyone who came to talk yesterday it was great craic! Especially to The amazing Barry W. Hughes for all his input, I'd have been lost without him. Last but not least to everyone at the Copper House for all their hard work!