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Belfast Exposed Photography: RECONSTRUCTIONS - 14 Aug 2014 to 11 Oct 2014

Current Exhibition

14 Aug 2014 to 11 Oct 2014
Gallery open Tuesday to Saturday – 11am to 4pm
Belfast Exposed Photography
The Exchange Place
23 Donegall Street
United Kingdom
T: 44 028 90 23 09 65

Espen Dietrichson, Return from the Unknown #2, 2014 © the artist

Artists in this exhibition: Espen Dietrichson, Nina Fischer & Maroan el Sani, Jan McCullough, Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs

Espen Dietrichson, Nina Fischer & Maroan el Sani, Jan McCullough, Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs

14 August to 11 October 2014

Reconstructions explores the relationship between photography and architecture. It brings together work by contemporary artists who have used photography to make an enquiry about our perception and experience of the built environment.

Artist Biographies

Espen Dietrichson (b.1976, Norway) attended The State Academy of Fine Art, Oslo between 2000 and 2004. He is currently working on a public commission for Nordland Hospital in Bodø in Northern Norway. In 2014, his works will be exhibited at Bomuldsfabrikken Art Hall, Finland, in the group exhibition 'Polyfoni 2' at Thomas Wallner, Malmø, Sweden and as a part of Katya Tylevich's project 'Word Bites Picture' at Design Matters Los Angeles. His works have been aquired by public collections such as Statoil Art Collection and South Norway Art Museums collection. Dietrichson is represented by Galleri Haaken in Oslo.

Nina Fischer (b.1965, Germany) and Maroan el Sani (b.1966, Germany) have been working in collaboration since 1993 on film and photography projects that involve abandoned architectural projects to which they introduce actors who animate new stories for these politically fraught spaces. Recent screening programs and exhibitions in which they have shown include: Forum Expanded, 63. Internationale Filmfestspiele, Berlinale, Berlin, 2013; Architektonika, Hamburger Bahnhof─Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, 2013; Quest for Vision vol.5: Spelling Dystopia, Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, 2012; and Spell On You, Mediacity Seoul Biennale, Seoul, 2012.

Taiyo Onorato (b.1979, Switzerland) and Nico Krebs (b.1979, Switzerland) studied Photography at Zurich University for the Arts and have worked together since 2003. Solo exhibitions have included 'Adding, Adding, Adding' at FOAM, Amsterdam (2014) and 'Ready to be Made' at Le Bal, Paris (2013). They have taken part in multiple group exhibitions in a range of international galleries and museums including 'Surfaces' at Fotomuseum Winterthur (2014) and 'Aperture Remix' at Aperture Gallery New York (2012). They have been the recipient of many awards including the Foam Paul Huf Award (2013) and are part of the collections of CNAP, Paris, MOCP Chicago and at the National Museum of Photography, Denmark.

Jan McCullough (b. 1991, N.I) is a Northern Irish artist and graduate from the Belfast School of Art. She has exhibited most recently at the International Biennial of Photography in Belgium, the Circulation(s) Festival in Paris, the Royal Ulster Academy, and as part of the Photocopy Club Collective in London and Berlin. Her work is part of the collection of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.


This exhibition is generously supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Belfast City Council.

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