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August 05 2013

*Uncertain State : Photography & the crisis in Ireland* ❝How is photography responding to the…

Uncertain State: Photography & the crisis in Ireland

How is photography responding to the crisis? Uncertain State looks at how photographic artists are representing this period of austerity and uncertainty in Ireland. Their work addresses important issues at the heart of where we are now: contested and hidden histories, effects of the global financial crisis and the radically altered social and physical landscapes. The ten artists in Uncertain State go beyond surface readings to reflect the emerging concerns in post-Celtic Tiger Ireland: the treatment of asylum seekers; institutional abuse; sexual abuse; emigration; the legacy of the property crash; identity; disadvantage & marginalisation; and the legacy of conflict.

http://www.galleryofphotography.ie/wp/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/D-Farrell-635.jpg

http://www.galleryofphotography.ie/exhibitions/current

#photo #photographie #exposition #Irlande #crise

Travaux:

Asylum Archive documents the housing provision for Asylum Seekers around Ireland in the series Direct Provision Hostels
–-> #asile #centres_d'accueil_pour_requérants_d'asile #réfugiés
http://www.galleryofphotography.ie/wp/wp-content/gallery/asylum-archive/ballymullen-barracks_press.jpg

Eoin Ó Conaill’s new work Reprieve surveys green field sites saved from planned development by the property crash
–-> #champs #urbanisme #propriétés
http://www.galleryofphotography.ie/wp/wp-content/gallery/eoin-o-conaill/141-residential-units_press.jpg

Doug DuBois’ compelling body of work My Last Day at Seventeen offers a somewhat fictional documentary account of adolescence in Cobh, Cork;
–-> #adolescence

David Farrell’s An Archaeology of the Present records the topography of post crisis Ireland;
–-> http://www.galleryofphotography.ie/wp/wp-content/gallery/david-farrell/an-archaeology-of-the-present-leitrim2012_164_press.jpg
#topographie

Kim Haughton’s sensitive investigation of child abuse – In Plain Sight – presents powerful collaborative portraits of abuse survivors;
–-> #viol #enfant
http://www.galleryofphotography.ie/wp/wp-content/gallery/kim-haughton/in-plain-sight-hi_03.jpg

Paddy Kelly’s photographs of IRA training sites in his series Bogland reflect his attempt to emotionally identify with his father while addressing issues of identity, memory and place
–-> #identité #mémoire #place #lieu
http://www.galleryofphotography.ie/wp/wp-content/gallery/paddy-kelly/paddy-kelly-clearing.jpg

Lauren McGookin uses photography to gain an understanding of her own community’s Loyalist culture in her series Tales and Whispers
–-> #identité #communauté
http://www.galleryofphotography.ie/wp/wp-content/gallery/lauren-mcgookin/laurenmcgookin_flag.jpg

Paul Nulty charts his mother’s experience as a returning emigrant attempting to settle again in the midlands in his series I’m Looking at our Place
–-> #migration #migration_de_retour #retour
http://www.galleryofphotography.ie/wp/wp-content/gallery/paul-nulty/hawthorne-close.jpg

Pete Smyth revisits his portrait of people in his own community in Tallaght after a period of 21 years in his series A View from the Dearth
–-> #communauté #Tallaght
http://www.galleryofphotography.ie/wp/wp-content/gallery/pete-smyth/the_mcmahons_1990_web.jpg

Una Spain records poignant traces from St. Brigid’s de-commisioned Victorian institution for the mentally ill in Ballinasloe.
–-> #hopital #hopital_psychiatrique #Ballinasloe
http://www.galleryofphotography.ie/wp/wp-content/gallery/una-spain/una_spain-2.jpg

cc @albertocampiphoto

July 18 2013

L'analyse décapatante de l'actualité européenne par la presse irlandaise : ❝Confirmation that the…

L’analyse décapatante de l’actualité européenne par la presse irlandaise :

Confirmation that the talks will be delayed until after the German federal elections will be seen as further evidence of the power Europe’s most populous nation now has over the rest of the EU, and moves Europe closer to the US political system which effectively shuts down ahead of presidential elections there.

Ireland’s strategy for exiting the bailout is not the only item that has been apparently held up by the German political calendar.

http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/bailout-exit-talks-delayed-by-german-poll-noonan-admits-29429401.html

June 30 2013

Ireland : Bankers joke about their €7 billion bailout scam - World Socialist Web Site

Ireland: Bankers joke about their €7 billion bailout scam - World Socialist Web Site

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/06/29/bank-j29.html

Ireland: Bankers joke about their €7 billion bailout scam
By Steve James
29 June 2013

Transcripts released this week by the Irish Independent record conversations in 2008 between leading Irish bank executives, joking about how they had scammed billions of euros to bail out the now-defunct Anglo-Irish Bank.

The conversations provide an insight into the reckless, sneering cynicism of the ruling elite as they proceeded to swindle the working people to the tune of trillions of euros.

#irlande #crise_bancaire #spéculation #dette #cynisme

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