On the History and Practice of Photography in Ireland.

“The most comprehensive survey yet undertaken of the past decades of photography on the island”

– Colin Graham, Visual Artists Ireland News Sheet


Images Are All We Have

Trish Morrissey, Self Portrait With Two Snails Still

Video Works

Letizia Lopreiato

The Timelapse — From the Front

Anna's Notes

Anna’s Notes

Sarah Navan

RADAR Artists

ciaran og arnold

On The Irish Photobook

Made in Dublin

Made in Dublin

On Exactitude in Science


Ladies & Gentlemen

Audrey Gillespie NIW

New Irish Works


On Portraiture

Artists Talk Series: RADAR Artists 2022

Family Cyanotype Workshop

Ireland Creates: Live

Cyanotype Workshop

Photobook Launch: The Drift /// Parallax

Photobook Launch: Naïve

Poetry and Photography: In Conversation

Photobook Launch: Next Exit


Photo Walk

TWO, Eamonn Doyle

Think Tank – On Histories I

Think Tank – On Histories II

Think Tank – Photography: An Empathetic Gesture?

Artists Talk Series I

My Mom Wants To Go Back Home

House Rules

loose on the streets

Loose on the Streets


55 BPM



work in progress

An Exhibition in the Making

Giita Hammond, View From The Sea

View From The Sea



This exhibition guide was made in consultation with a group of young people, who are alumni of The Ark’s Children’s Council. Over the past few months and as part of their Photo Club, they have met up and looked at photographs and discussed what exactly is going on with contemporary photography in Ireland.

Together, they designed this guide to the exhibition so that they can help other young people, and their families, learn a little bit more about photography, maybe this will help them look at the photographs in a new way. They don’t think that hard subjects should just be left for the grown-ups!

The participants in Photo Club were: Thomas, Kaelan, Aoileann, Manus, Rua, Ke Qiao, Zoë, Meabh, Emeraude, and Hugo. This project was facilitated by Róisín White.

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