Altered Context: A New Parameters project by Allan LEONARD 20 July 2020 New Parameters was an online engagement project, with participants creating images of their responses to the arrival and presence of the COVID-19 pandemic in Northern Ireland. The Nerve Centre hosted collaboration, through video calls and the online platform, Slack. The following is my … Continue reading Altered Context: A New Parameters project
Post-Agreement identity narratives: A photographic essay
The 1998 Belfast/Good Friday Agreement gives legal recognition to the coexisting and overlapping national citizenships in Northern Ireland, entitling those born in the jurisdiction to be British, Irish, or both. The devolved administration codifies the traditional political identities of “Unionist” and “Nationalist”, as well as an opportunity for “Others”. The accord has also pledged greater … Continue reading Post-Agreement identity narratives: A photographic essay
A festival photobook
As part of the Ulster Festival of Art & Design at Ulster University, I dropped in on a 30-minute photobook lab. Inside a pop-up style workspace on the ground floor of the Belfast campus were a few tables strewn with miscellaneous books, magazines and newspapers. The objective was to create your own photobook with these … Continue reading A festival photobook
At the start of 2012, I resolved to take a photo a day, a 365-day project (actually, 366 days with the leap year). I did it. Most of the time the daily image presented itself subconsciously, whether walking to or from my office. In fact, when an opportunity presented itself whilst driving, I'd pull the … Continue reading POTD 2012/366
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?" … Continue reading What does ‘unite’ mean to you?