Category Archives: Engagement

Bealtaine @ Temple Bar Talks programme

Bealtaine programme – Gallery of Photography

1pm Tuesday 15 May Artist’s talk
Gallery of Photography gallery space
Kenneth O’Halloran in conversation with journalist, broadcaster and author Alison O’Connor. Admission is free, booking advised

12 noon Friday 18 May – The Magic of Photography hands on workshop
Gallery of Photography – darkroom
Hands on workshop in our gallery darkroom led by master printer Pete Smyth – places 4, admission is free, booking essential

1pm Friday 18 May – ‘The Way We Wore’ illustrated talk
Gallery of Photography gallery space
Illustrated talk exploring the evolution of women’s style reflected in family photographs and vernacular photography led by Dr Orla Fitzpatrick, photo historian and writer and and Hannah Ingle, Historian in Residence at Gallery of Photography The talk will be illustrated using images from Orla’s collection and which are featured on her blog and from the Gallery of Photography Photo Album of Ireland project. . Admission is free, booking advised

6pm 24 May The Poetry Film screening
Gallery of Photography exhibition space – 7 minute Film Screening
The Poetry Film by Anita Groener and Enda Wyley – introduced by Anita Groener.

Bealtaine @ Temple Bar Projection programme

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.