ON MY MIND - Saturday
Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

ON MY MIND - Saturday

Belfast Photography Festival asked a group of Photographic Curators, Editors, Authors and Artists to share thoughts, ideas and images by artists who explore truth and lies through photography, whether it be in the present or the past.

This series of morning presentations gives these professionals the opportunity to talk in conversation about exactly what’s on their mind in regards to photography in an ever shifting landscape.

Each presentation lasts one hour with time for discussion at the end.


Coffee and tea provided.

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Artist Talk - Phillip Chancel & North Korea
Jun
8
1:00 PM13:00

Artist Talk - Phillip Chancel & North Korea

Over the past twenty five years Philippe Chancel’s photography has explored the complex, shifting and fertile territory where art, documentary and journalism meet. His is a constantly evolving project, focusing on the status of images when they are confronted with what constitutes “images” in the contemporary world.

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 Discussion: Transhumanism with Matthieu Gafsou
Jun
8
2:00 PM14:00

Discussion: Transhumanism with Matthieu Gafsou

At a time when scientific progress has surpassed public understanding, artist Matthieu Gafsou uses documentary photography, as well as renditions and constructions of his own making to illustrate understanding genuine scientific phenomena and technological transformations, using photography as a bridge of sight and not a truth.

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On My Mind - Sunday
Jun
9
10:00 AM10:00

On My Mind - Sunday

Belfast Photography Festival asked a group of Photographic Curators, Editors, Authors and Artists to share thoughts, ideas and images by artists who explore truth and lies through photography, whether it be in the present or the past.

This series of morning presentations gives these professionals the opportunity to talk in conversation about exactly what’s on their mind in regards to photography in an ever shifting landscape.

Each presentation lasts one hour with time for discussion at the end.


Coffee and tea provided.

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Artist Talk - Daniel Stier
Jun
9
11:00 AM11:00

Artist Talk - Daniel Stier

To coincide with his exhibition “Ways of Knowing” German photographer Daniel Stier will take us inside the world of scientific research to meet the real people whose work is represented in his images through their intriguing array of self-built technologies, holding the promise - and perhaps the threat - of transforming our lives.  

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Unseen Dummy Award Presentations
Jun
9
2:00 PM14:00

Unseen Dummy Award Presentations

We have invited a number of specially selected dummy book artists to present their award winning photo-book dummy creations. Join us for compelling photo-book designs with a degree of artistic rawness and hear of their crafted creation from these exceptional photographers from all over the world that made them.

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Oliviero Toscani Q&A
Jun
13
6:00 PM18:00

Oliviero Toscani Q&A

We are delighted to be hosting a Q&A event with the legendary Oliviero Toscani Studio. From 1982 to 2000 he built the identity, corporate image, communication strategy and online presence of United Colors of Benetton transforming it into one of the world’s most recognized brands as Creative Director.

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ERIK KESSELS - STORYTELLING WITH VERNACULAR PHOTOGRAPHY
Jun
15
1:00 PM13:00

ERIK KESSELS - STORYTELLING WITH VERNACULAR PHOTOGRAPHY

Over a period of 20 years Erik Kessels has made many books and exhibitions out of his passion for vernacular and amateur photography. In this lecture he will highlight his latest publications and give an insight in collecting and editing the photographs often found online or on flea markets from all over the world.

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