PhotoIreland this week: Collaborative Change Conference and Martin Parr Talk at the Book Fair

This upcoming week, PhotoIreland will feature a myriad of Conferences, Talks, Exhibitions and Events.

On the 14th: Symposium Collaborative Change? – Commons, Networks, Exchange

This one-day symposium, co-organized by PhotoIreland and GradCAM and supported by the City Arts Office, Dublin City Council, investigates emerging possibilities around collaboration, sharing and exchange and collective models of production, consumption, and ownership across a number of arts and non-arts fields.

It brings together number of local and international speakers made up of artists and theorists, activists and commentators across a number of areas and fields. These include: Michel Bauwens, Branka Ćurčić,Renée Ridgway, Patrick Bresnihan, Nicolas Malevé, Adria Rodriguez, Gergely Laszlo, Tom Stewart, Michaele Cutaya, Aebhric Coleman and Andrew Hetherington.

Date: Thursday 14th July, Wood Quay Venue, Dublin 2
Time: 9.15am – 5.45pm. Fee: €8 includes teas, coffees and lunch for the day.
Bookings and further information: martin.mccabe@gradcam.ie

On the 15th: Opening of Book & Magazine Fair

10:00am Opening of exhibition The History of Disappearance by The Franklin Furnace, and Opening of PhotoIrland’s Book & Magzine Fair, at Filmbase
3:00pm Talk: Martin Parr on Photobooks, at Filmbase
5:00pm Opening of exhibition Martin Parr’s Best Books of the Decade, National Photographic Archive

On the 16th: Talks and Worshops at Filmbase

1:00pm Bookmaking Seminars BLURB 1
5:00pm Presentation: Photobook Course at the European Institute of Design
6:00pm Blurb Presents SHOW at Filmbase
8:00pm Bruno Ceschel Lecture on Self Publish, Be Happy
9:00pm Markus Schaden Lecture on Publishing

Exhibition Highlights of PhotoIreland 2011

The Long View.
Group show of Ireland’s leading contemporary photographic artists
Gallery of Photography, Meeting House Square Temple Bar, Dublin 2
1 July – 28 August | Tue to Sat 11 – 6pm | Sun 1 – 6pm


Martin Parr’s Best Books of the Decade
A selection of 30 representative works, hand-picked by one of the greatest photographic bibliophiles on the planet
National Photographic Archive, Meeting House Square,Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Opening: 15 July 5pm | 16 – 31 July | Mon to Sat 10 – 5pm | Sun 12 – 5pm


Out of the Darkroom: The David Kronn Collection
Irish born American collector David Kronn’s collection ranges from 19th century Daguerreotypes to contemporary masters
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin 8
20 July – 09 October | Tue to Sat 10 – 5.30pm | Wed 10.30 – 5.30pm


Mexican Worlds: 25 Contemporary Photographers
Group exhibition organized by the Centro de la Imagen, in Mexico City
Sebastian Guinness Gallery at Connaught House, 1 Burlington Road, Dublin 4
1 – 31 July | Mon to Sat 10 – 6pm


History of Disappearance by The Franklin Furnace, New York.
Live Art from New York 1975 – Present. Works selected from the Archives of Franklin Furnace.
In the framework of PhotoIreland’s Book & Magazine Fair, p. 48.
FilmBase, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Opening: 15 July 10am | 15 – 31 July | Mon to Sat 10.30 – 5.30pm | Sun 11 – 5.30pm


Photographs 1908 – 1940, by Luis Ramón Marín
Retrospective of the Spanish photo-journalist and pioneer of aerial photography
Instituto Cervantes Dublin, Lincoln House, Lincoln Place, Dublin 2
7 July – 24 September | Mon to Thu 2-7pm | Sat 10-2pm | closed Fri & Sun


‘Images of Germany. 8 photographic positions.’
Group exhibition by the artist-run agency OSTKREUZ from Berlin
The Complex, Smithfield, Dublin 7
Exhibition Opening: 8 July 6pm | 9 – 28 July | 12pm to 6pm daily


The full programme is available on the PhotoIreland website, and its Calendar.

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