Bealtaine programme – Gallery of Photography
Thursday 3rd May 8.45pm – 9.45pm
Special outdoor projection event in Meeting House Square, Temple Bar
Preview of some of the highlights in store for creatives of all ages in this Bealtaine 2018 showcase on the big screen at Meeting House Square.
Ageless Style – ‘The Way We Wore’ An outdoor projection tracing the evolution of women’s style from the 1840s to the present day. This specially curated projection gives a fascinating insight into changing social conventions, restrictions of dress and the politics of fashion reflected in archival family photographs from Ireland and abroad. Curated by Dr. Orla Fitzpatrick, photo historian and Gallery of Photography Ireland.
Ageless Street Style – Dublin 2018
Who are the most stylish 50 + people in Dublin?
A Bealtaine Festival & Gallery of Photography photography commission set out to find the men and women on the streets of Dublin who prove that age is no barrier to being stylish. Join us for this special screening featuring Dublin’s most fashionable people.
Friday 4th May – 9pm – 9.45pm Outdoor projection in Meeting House Square
Special curated projection screening featuring the work of two of Ireland’s leading photographers: Kenneth O’Halloran and Tony O’Shea.
Kenneth O’Halloran’s exhibition Modern Ruins and other stories on show in Gallery of Photography Ireland features his ongoing series Bodies in Motion which presents an intimate portrayal of his 85 year old father.
Tony O’Shea is one of Ireland’s most respected documentary photographers. He is currently artist-in-residence at Gallery of Photography where his impressive and extensive archive is currently being digitised. His ‘Border Roads’ series from the 1980s was recently featured in the Irish Times. His ‘Turkeys for Xmas’ and ‘Italia 90’ work has recently been published by Café Royal Books.