10th Anniversary

PhotoIreland Festival 2019

Vibrant, friendly, all-inclusive: a festival for all to enjoy.


Celebrating 10 years advancing Photography in Ireland

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SCHEDULE OF MAIN EVENTS RELEASED TO DATE

MAY

Thursday 2 May

6pm Launch: PhotoIreland Festival 2019 at The Library Project (Dublin).

Futures Photography Night
• Exhibition Opening: Luis Alberto Rodriguez, The People of the Mud, produced during last year’s Futures residency at Cow House Studios, Wexford.
Irish Futures 2019: Announcement of the 5 Irish artists that will join the Futures Photography Platform, and will be showcased in Unseen Amsterdam.

Saturday 4 May

12-3pm Critical Academy Photography for Non-Human Entities Seminar with Alan Butler.
Bookings opening soon. Running 4 days: 4-11-19-25 May.

6pm Exhibition Opening: The Invention of Memory at Rathfarnham Castle, with works by Benedetta Casagrande & Leonardo Falascone, Lucie Khakhoutian, Clare Lyons, and Yvette Monahan, curated by Julia Gelezova.

JUNE

Friday 7 June

5pm Critical Academy Visualising Power Lewis Bush presents his PhD research, an ongoing reworking of John Berger’s 1972 book Ways of Seeing. Bookings opening soon.

Saturday 8 June

10.30am-4pm Critical Academy Open Source Research Methods Workshop with Lewis Bush. Bookings opening soon.

JULY

Thursday 4 July

6pm Opening of the Museum of Contemporary Photography of Ireland at The Printworks, with the kind support of OPW; a temporary space for an on-going research project running in this first presentation from 4th to 28th July 2019.

The Museum will launch with three exhibition openings:
Nadim Asfar, The Mountain, curated by Hester Keijser.
New Irish Works, presenting works by Aisling McCoy, Cian Burke, Dorje de Burgh, George Voronov, Jamin Keogh, Phelim Hoey, Robert Ellis, Roisin White, Sarah Flynn, and Zoe Hamill.
Parallel Photography Platform exhibition featuring works by Cihad Caner, Dries Lips, Roisin White, and Jessica Wolfelsperger, curated by Seda Yildiz.

Other events include:
Tokyo International Photography Competition 2019.
Book & Magazine Fair, first presented in 2011, with the latest releases by local and international publishers.
Photobook Showcase, with selected items from the PhotoIreland Foundation Collection,
Kassel Photobook Award, Photobook Week Aarhus Award, and more.

Friday 5 July

10-4pm Critical Academy Photography and the Museum: Contradictory Histories and Contemporary Perspectives, at the Museum of Contemporary Photography of Ireland. Symposium organised by the research group Photography/Archives/Ireland in collaboration with PhotoIreland Foundation. Speakers include Photo-Historian Eleonore Challine, Independent Curator Alison Nordstrom, and Fotomuseum Winterthur digital curator Marco de Mutiis.

5-8pm Photobook Launch: Steven Nestor, Monte Cassino, Published by T&G. Followed up by the launch of the latest titles by T&G. Details to follow.

Saturday 6 July

Afternoon New Irish Works walking tour.

Afternoon Parallel Platform Events & Artists Talks.

Evening Nadim Asfar in conversation with Hester Keijser.

Thursday 11 July

6pm Monica Alcazar-Duarte, The New Colonists and Ascension at Instituto Cervantes de Dublin.

Saturday 20 July

Critical Academy Magic Insta Material A Workshop on Selfies and Portraits for teens with Anna Ehrenstein. Bookings opening soon.

Sunday 21 July

Critical Academy Magic Insta Material at Rathfarnham Castle A Workshop on Selfies and Portraits with Anna Ehrenstein. Bookings opening soon.

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