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Jump Trump - Erik Kessels

Jump Trump - Erik Kessels

JUMP TRUMP

From 6 June (Opening: 7pm, 6 June)

Golden Thread Gallery

Here’s one you won’t want to miss, wholesome fun for everyone! This is the opportunity of a lifetime, the chance you didn’t know you’ve been waiting for. It’s time to take the leap and get the Jump on Trump. Get up in his face and tell him how you feel!

Max Pinckers

Max Pinckers

MARGINS OF EXCESS

13 June - 27 July (Opening: 6pm, 13 June)

Belfast Exposed

Margins of Excess exists at the intersection between accepted truth and subjective realities, between fact and fiction. The series focuses on the stories of six characters all of whom momentarily received nationwide attention.

Yeondoo Jung

Yeondoo Jung

CONTROLLED PERSPECTIVE

20 - 30 June (Opening: 6pm, 20 June)

Culturlann

Focusing on trends in Korean photography, the exhibiting photographic artists make use of controlled perspective and constructed environments to influence the viewers perception and convey a message through carefully staged realities for the camera.

Alma Haser

Alma Haser

PSEUDO

6 - 19 June (Opening: 5pm, 6 June)

Atypical Gallery

Pseudo is a series that plays on what’s real and what’s not. In a world where we are constantly told about Fake News, not to believe the first thing you read or are told. And where social media and the internet toy with our beliefs and acceptances.

Jo Davidson

Jo Davidson

POST TRUTH

6 - 8 June (6pm, 7 June)

Belfast Exposed

The era of Post Truth is symbolic of social and political focus so fragmented that society has betrayed itself and is unconsciously cashing in on its own sense of isolation and separation. Therefore, empowering a core feeling of division and disarray.  

Philippe Chancel

Philippe Chancel

DO GOVERNMENTS LIE?

6 June - 30 July (Opening: 7pm, 6 June)

Golden Thread Gallery

Asking the question do governments lie? The Golden Thread Gallery presents three small solo exhibitions by photographic artists Erik Kessels, Phillippe Chancel and Marc Lee. Each bringing their own visual perspective to a question that has a multitude of answers.

Matthieu Gafsou

Matthieu Gafsou

H+

8 - 30 June (Opening: 3pm, 8 June)

Botanic Gardens

H+ focuses on transhumanism, a movement advocating the use of science and technology to enhance humans’ physical and mental abilities. H+’s photographs are elliptical and have little context.

Jacob Burge

Jacob Burge

TRUSTED MEMORY

From 6 June

St Annes Square

It’s impossible to remember everything nowadays. Our internal hard drive is overloaded with information on a daily basis, only a fraction being stored and replayed. Naturally over time, what were once clear and vivid thoughts, end up confused and faded.

Sadie Wechsler

Sadie Wechsler

VICE PRESENTS - TRUTH & LIES

6 - 30 June

Writers Square

We know the textbook definitions of the words “truth” and “lies,” but can their meanings change over time? Are they static or fluid? The bold black line we’ve always imagined separating what is true, factual, and correct from what is not feels more grey in recent years.

Arno Rafael Minkinnen

Arno Rafael Minkinnen

LAND OF GIANTS

From 26th May

Castle Place

Inspiring Belfast toward ideas of a more positive and progressive future this photographic art work embraces Northern Ireland’s image as a land of giants (i.e. Finn Mcool, Samson, Goliath). Which poses the question, at what point to myths and legends become truth?

Cortis & Sonderegger

Cortis & Sonderegger

DOUBLE TAKE

6 - 22 June

City Hall Lawn

‘Double Take’ plays seductively with iconic images from international photographic history: reproduced as three-dimensional models and photographed so that they in turn represent images that are astonishingly close to the original scene

Daniel Stier

Daniel Stier

WAYS OF KNOWING

8 - 30 June (Opening: 3pm, 8 June)

Ulster Museum

Meet the real people whose work, represented in these images by an intriguing array of self-built technologies, holds the promise - and perhaps the threat - of transforming our lives.

Haruyuki Shirai

Haruyuki Shirai

PORTRAITURE IN THE POST TRUTH ERA

6 - 30 June (Opening: 6pm, 6 June)

Belfast Exposed

An exhibition showcasing three exceptional emerging Japanese artists and their responses to the theme “Portraits in the Post-Truth Era,” exploring the most cutting-edge conceptual and technical trends in contemporary photography.

Alexandra Leese

Alexandra Leese

i-D PRESENTS - TRUTH

6 - 30 June

Gresham Street

To celebrate the theme of ‘Truth’ we have provided a selection of photography from i-D over the past five years. Our images celebrate every young person choosing to live their truth throughout the world, and offer them a platform to tell their own stories on their own terms. 

NI Screen Archive

NI Screen Archive

URBAN INTERVENTION

6 - 30 June

Cathedral Quarter

This intervention deploys strategies similar to the ones used on the “TBC” tag campaign associated with the Cathedral Quarter redevelopment plans. The campaign aroused social media fury and inspired creative engagement with Belfast city centre.