PHOTOIRELAND ADVANCES PHOTOGRAPHY IN IRELAND SUPPORTED BY:
Open Call: Culture Moves Europe offers mobility grants
OVER Journal Opens Triple Call
Photography Ireland: With a history that began in the early 19th century well before the introduction of the daguerreotype process, Photography in Ireland has a rich and diverse history, rapidly gained popularity, with studios and photographers sprouting across the country. Photography in Ireland continued to evolve over the years, embracing new technologies and artistic ideas. Today, photography in Ireland thrives in the digital age, with photographers engaging with their contemporary context an its rich photographic heritage. Photography remains a powerful medium for storytelling and critical thinking and PhotoIreland works through a variety of projects to enhance Photography in Ireland and internationally. You can find out more by subscribing to our infrequent but poignant newsletter.
”PhotoIreland Festival is a critically important mediator for new photography practices and a large core audience. The programme’s accessibility, diversity, dissemination, and resourcefulness are key strengths.”
–The Arts Council of Ireland
PhotoIreland provides a unique support framework focused on artists, the artform and audiences.
PhotoIreland grows the reputation of Irish artists globally through a 360 degree support system and platform for contemporary photography, activated through a diversity of projects. These include events such as PhotoIreland Festival and Halftone print fair amongst others; resources such as the PhotoIreland Collection, a specialised research library of photobooks, and Ireland’s Art Bookshop, The Library Project; via publishing with projects such as OVER Journal and TLP Editions; professional development support through networking and consultancy opportunities; and empowering early and mid-career photographers via our international partnerships, most relevantly through Creative Europe co-funded platforms such as FUTURES and Parallel.