“Don’t see migrant community as ‘them and us’”: High Sheriff of Belfast by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 6 March 2015 At a launch event for a photography exhibition at Belfast City Hall, the High Sheriff of Belfast, Councillor Gareth McKee, told the audience not to see the migrant community in Northern Ireland with […]
Jobs and freedom for Northern Ireland: MLK march 50th anniversary by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 28 August 2013 Sponsored by the US Consulate Belfast, the Washington-Ireland Programme and Politics Plus, Chris Lyttle MLA hosted a remembrance event at Parliament Buildings for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, […]
What does ‘unite’ mean to you? Culture Night Belfast by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 24 September 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.
Young people discuss CSI at Stormont @Cinemagic by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 27 September 2010 As part of the Cinemagic International Film & Television Festival for Young People, and in conjunction with the Unite Against Hate campaign, there was a day event at Parliament Buildings, Stormont, home of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
I viewed the Roderick Buchanan exhibition at the Ormeau Baths Gallery. I was intrigued by the references to sectarianism. Much of what was displayed was drawn on his “Histrionics” work, commissioned by the Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow Museums, in 2007. Ormeau Baths doesn’t allow any photography, so you’ll have to make do with a […]
As a curious antidote to all the discussion on whether the terrorists in the Mubaki catastrophe singled out Westerners (false) in their murdureous campaign last week — which saw 170 killed and a further 230 injured — the International Herald Tribune published an article on the peaceful coexistance of Muslims, Orthodox Christians, and Catholics in […]