Seems to me that the dream of unity in #Ireland has disappeared with #Brexit. And as a broad-nationalist in the North i/we have had and continue to be unrepresented. I wonder what politics can spring for my people again? Not represented by the #DUP or … Continue readingStill Life (Orange with Leaves).
Documenting the Civilian settings of the Northern Ireland Troubles, which began 50 years ago this year (14th August 1969). Gallery 2. Armagh 2019. On the 14th of August 1969, the British Army were first deployed on the streets of Northern Ireland. John Gallagher was the … Continue readingBeyond Dialogue and Silence; towards a limitless future.
towards a limitless future’. (visuals – part 1. Titanic Quarter, Belfast, 2019) Documenting the civilian settings of the Northern Ireland Troubles, which began 50 years ago this year (14th August 1969).
Omagh Bomb Memorial Garden, Omagh, Northern Ireland, 2019. Omagh Bomb, Memorial Garden. Featuring Music by: Einaudi.
These documentary photographs were taken within Clonard Monastery, to record the exhibition by WAVE trauma centre, today, as part of the ‘4 Corners Festival (Bringing people together)’: ‘Scandalous Forgiveness’ and Towards a Forgiving City (Reflecting with grace and thanksgiving). … Continue reading‘Scandalous Forgiveness’
Music by Einaudi and Photos by Doherty. A Winter’s Walk.
These are the finest photographs I have taken on my Mobile phone camera, during a recent trip to Salzburg, Austria and while on the official Sound of Music tour.
Taken on the 14th of January 2019, this is the small church in Oberndorf, Austria, where ‘Silent night’ song was first performed on Christmas eve 1818. … Continue reading‘Silent Night – Holy Night’ Chapel; Oberndorf, Austria.
#cnbx @culturenightbel 21st September 2018.
Yesterday evening, I had the pleasure of exhibiting ‘Vernazza’ Italy in @establishedcoffee , as part of culture night. Along side great photographs from @belfastphotofactory .
… Continue readingArchitecture of Culture; #CNBX.
SHOWING IN CULTURE NIGHT BELFAST 18, THIS FRIDAY! As part of The Belfast Photo Factory; my work will be exhibited during #CNBX| Established Coffee – 54 Hill Street #Belfast! Come along + enjoy! Follow the links: ‘Vernazza‘ Artists’ Statement BPF Project(or)
Belfast, UK. ‘We are busy making things better’ (Photo-Essay): Photographs of the city centre, surrounding the destruction of Bank Buildings (Primark). … Continue reading‘We are busy making things better’, Photo-Essay.
What is different? – in photography, this statement and question has come recently to mean quite a great deal to me.
Fragments – documents how an expression of love, unrequited, led to self-exile, isolation, breakdown and eventual homecoming.
For further information see: Mindwisenv.org & esc-film.com … Continue readingFRAGMENTS – A FILM
These pieces ‘After Matisse’, produced after gaining inspiration from his colourful cut outs. Here, my photographic Cut-Out is shown beside the original (digital) photograph. Arranged in two principle ways, I plan to use this method of Art production in the future. … Continue readingPhotographic Cut-Out (After Matisse).
“…Also, for the record, I have included a provisional title for each of the images. This is a significant departure for me personally and artistically; as I have rarely used formal titles in my work.” … Continue readingOil-Painted Images – with experimental framing.
Taken this evening, as we in Belfast relish a few good-weather-day’s; red sky at night….
I feel a sense of anticipation; a sense of excitement at the prospect of the approaching Spring and Summer this year!
Above are two very recent but entirely differing Painting’s I have made using canvas and Oil Paint.
This evening, I had the rush of idea’s normally associated with creativity.
APPROACHING A PHOTOGRAPHIC DIALOGUE;
AN INVESTIGATION IN TO THE NARRATIVE STRUCTURE OF THE
GREEK TRAGEDY OEDIPUS THE KING AND THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF NAN GOLDIN. … Continue readingDEGREE THESIS (Original text).
If we were given the powers to organise ourselves in society (which I think that we are), what is the ultimate way to organise our selves?
Integrity is a crucial thing, that should never be messed with in/by an individual Artist.
On Narrative in Art. This is a hard one to grapple with as narrative can and should be open and changeable for each piece of Art.