Artist Talk: Lewis Bush

Artist Talk: Lewis Bush

Belfast Exposed (map)

Lewis Bush is a UK based photographer, writer and curator interested in power and the ways it is created and contested. 

Panel Discussion: Photography - Construction of Sexuality

Panel Discussion: Photography - Construction of Sexuality

The Mac (map)

Recognising that photography has playeda major role in our collective view of gender and sexuality, the panel will be discussing how the camera has been used to construct (and de-construct) gender binaries.  

Artist Talk: Dara McGrath

Artist Talk: Dara McGrath

Belfast Exposed (map)

Dara McGrath is the winner of the 2017 Roscommon Arts Centre PhotographyAward, judged by internationally renowned photographer Martin Parr. Join us on Saturday 17 June at 1pm, when Dara will be discussing his award winning series Project Cleansweep, exhibited at Belfast Exposed. 

On My Mind - MoMA / V&A

On My Mind - MoMA / V&A

Bullitt Hotel (map)

Belfast Photography Festival invited a group of Curators, Editors, Authors and Artists to share thoughts, ideas and images by artists - past and present - who work within photography to explore identity. This series of morning presentations also offers each professional an opportunity to discuss what’s on their mind in relation to current developments in photographic media. Each presentation lasts one hour with time for discussion at the end.  

Artist Talk: Beyond the Binary

Artist Talk: Beyond the Binary

Ulster University (map)

This artist talk by Geoff Brokate and Kaye Martindale focuses on contemporary family structures and how the evolving role of gender and sexuality in our culture is reconfiguring our ideas of how traditional families look.  

On My Mind - BJP / SIFEST

On My Mind - BJP / SIFEST

Bullitt Hotel (map)

Belfast Photography Festival invited a group of Curators, Editors, Authors and Artists to share thoughts, ideas and images by artists - past and present - who work within photography to explore identity. This series of morning presentations also offers each professional an opportunity to discuss what’s on their mind in relation to current developments in photographic media. Each presentation lasts one hour with time for discussion at the end. 

Artist Talk: Chen Shu-Chen

Artist Talk: Chen Shu-Chen

Bullitt Hotel (map)

This artist talk discusses the project “After,” which focuses on the interior spaces of theme motels in Taiwan, their state of being used and the heterogeneity within.

Yet Another Gaze - A New Horizon in Contemporary Taiwanese Photography

Yet Another Gaze - A New Horizon in Contemporary Taiwanese Photography

Bullitt Hotel (map)

Through this talk, Professor Shen Chao-Liang of Photography at Tamkang University will outline how Taiwanese photographers are articulating both a reflective view on their country’s formation, as well as current and potential ideological agendas.  

Abandoned NI - A New Faculty Lecture

Abandoned NI - A New Faculty Lecture

Nelson Memorial Church (map)

Come along as Abandoned Ni takes you inside two newly documented abandoned properties rich with local historical interest. Learn the history within the walls of these rejected buildings that you won’t have seen inside before. See and talk about the editing and technical processes along with an interactive competition on the day. For photography fans and lovers of all things abandoned this is not to be missed!

Photo Comedy

Photo Comedy

The Sunflower Bar (map)

Expect magic tricks, tales of woe and plenty of laughs throughout the night. 

VOGUE - From The Picture Editors Seat

VOGUE - From The Picture Editors Seat

Ulster Museum (map)

Vogue Picture Editor Mike Trow will join Belfast Photo Festival at the Ulster Museum to discuss how some of the fashion magazine's most iconic images were created.

Invisibility Seen in Japanese Photography

Invisibility Seen in Japanese Photography

Framewerk (map)

In this talk, curator Miho Odaka will investigate how invisibility relates to Japanese photography and how Japanese photographers deal with invisibility within their work.  

Tenx9 - Snapshot

Tenx9 - Snapshot

Tenx9 is a storytelling event in which nine people have 10 minutes to recount the autobiographical narrative behind the images that they present.

Aesthetics of Display

Aesthetics of Display

Golden Thread Gallery (map)

This informal tour will provide a discussion and analysis of different forms of display, focusing on how the festival’s themes of gender and sexuality are represented.