Reframing the Border

Group exhibition by Irish based artists exploring the physical, social, psychological and imagined spaces of the borderlands in Ireland
  July –
September 2018

© Kevin Fox Ellie, Drum 2017

The border is one of the most important issues affecting the island of Ireland. As we approach the centenary of partition the prospect of the imposition of a hard border has prompted intense speculation and debate.

‘Reframing the Border’ is a group exhibition exploring the diverse physical, social, psychological and imagined spaces of the borderlands in Ireland. The show presents work by fourteen leading Irish based photographers. It includes seminal bodies of work by established artists together with new works by emerging talents.

Enda Bowe – Love’s Fire Song & Searching for North
Ciaran Dunbar – Diesel
David Farrell – Innocent Landscapes
Kevin Fox – Drum: Portrait of a Village
Sean Hillen – LondoNewry & Irelantis
Anthony Haughey – Disputed Territory
Dragana Jurisic – Fields of Gunnera
Paddy Kelly – Land of Milk and Honey
Kate Nolan – Lacuna
Tony O’Shea – Border Roads
Aidan Pedreschi – Pillboxes
Raymond B Newman – An Unsettled Border
Nigel Swann – Black Pigs Dyke
Donovan Wylie – Watchtowers


Curated by Gallery of Photography Ireland. Supported by: Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht; Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Reconciliation Fund; Monaghan County Heritage and Arts Offices; Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny; Remote Photo Festival; Gallery of Photography Ireland is supported by The Arts Council and Dublin City Council.