On ‘Return to Irelantis’

Talk by SEAN HILLEN on Return to IRELANTIS Tuesday 30 March 6.30pm at the Alliance Francaise Sean Hillen was raised in Newry and studied at the Belfast College of Art. In 1982, he travelled to London to continue his studies at the London College of Printing, and then at the Slade School of Fine Art. The Man from IRELANTIS… Continue reading On ‘Return to Irelantis’

Is Photography Over?

Photography has almost always been in crisis. In the beginning, the terms of this crisis were cast as dichotomies: is photography science or art? Nature or technology? Representation or truth? This questioning has intensified and become more complicated over the intervening years. At times, the issues have required a profound rethinking of what photography is,… Continue reading Is Photography Over?

Lawrence Lessig on Culture, Freedom and Responsibility.

March 11, 2010: Speech at Italian Parliament by Lawrence Lessig hosted by President of the Parliament, titled “Internet is Freedom”. A new frame to a central theme. These presentations by Lawrence Lessig on Free Culture, corruption, Net Neutrality, privacy, cyberlaw, copyright, RESPONSIBILITY and Democratic politics, should be seen by every Modern mind. And every Modern… Continue reading Lawrence Lessig on Culture, Freedom and Responsibility.

The Artist is the New Artist

During the last two days – 4th and 5th of February –  I had the opportunity of following Paul Lowe’s Tweetcast from Photography next, an International Conference at Nordiska Museet in Stockholm. Paul Lowe is Course Director at the Masters in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the University of the Arts London, LCC. The keynote speakers… Continue reading The Artist is the New Artist

Archive | Image | History

CityArts and the Heritage Council in association with the Graduate School of Creative Arts and Media and the School of Media, DIT present Archive | Image | History December 3rd Moved to December 2nd 5.00 – 7.00pm – The Oval Room, The Rotunda, Parnell Sq. W. Dublin 1 Whilst archives and archival practices have been a consistent… Continue reading Archive | Image | History

Martin Parr’s Lecture

Martin Parr’s Lecture at the Ranelagh Multidenominational School, Sunday the 28th of September 2008, as part of the Ranelagh Arts Festival. Duration: 52mins. Thanks goes to Ramona Farrelly at Brightlife, for her technical support, and Maryrose Lyons for her help with the recording. If you would like to get a copy of this video for… Continue reading Martin Parr’s Lecture

Photo biography – an illustrated lecture by Martin Parr

Martin Parr discusses his long career as one of the most original and innovative photographers of our time. From the early days of taking black and white photographs of Ireland, notably A Fair Day (1984), Bad Weather (1982), the groundbreaking The Last Resort (1986) and up to his most recent work exploring globalisation and tourism.… Continue reading Photo biography – an illustrated lecture by Martin Parr