What does ‘unite’ mean to you?

What does ‘unite’ mean to you? Culture Night Belfast
by Allan LEONARD
15 October 2010

As part of Culture Night Belfast, which was supported by the Unite against Hate campaign, Moochin Photoman took some distinctive portrait photographs using a ‘Through the Viewfinder’ technique.

I asked those who were photographed, “What does ‘unite’ mean to you?”

Several days later, at the Dark Horse, John “Moochin” Boucher displayed prints of his photos. It was fun recognise individuals as they came in to collect their photos.

Meanwhile, I put together two videos.

The edited version is just under four minutes. Spoken replies are replaced with visual keywords. And the background soundtrack is Peter Corry’s rendition of Michael Jackson’s “Man In The Mirror”:

The full video is near 20 minutes, and includes video clips of the varied and interesting answers to that important question:


Display and collection of photographs by John BAUCHER, as part of the Culture Night Belfast activities. The Dark Horse. Belfast, Northern Ireland. © Allan LEONARD @MrUlster


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