THE END is SOMA Contemporary Gallerys first annual group show. (October 6th to November 13th )
I am delighted and honoured to have a piece included in this eclectic group exhibition.
Facebook Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/178284582613248/
Ian Hickey, Adeline Gaudefroy , Elizabeth Archbold, Anna Moore, Sarah O Brien, Mark Buckeridge, Mick Fortune, Richard Phelan, Alan Boardman, Louise Murphy, Sean O Neill , Audrey Reilly, Roisin Lewis, Simon Prunty, Flavia Bernardes, Stephen Burke, Zane Sutra, Claire Scott, Joseph Heffernan, Liz Walsh, Maxine McDaid, Egle Gureviciute, Ruth Flynn, Glen, McGuigan, Ger Kelly, Ben Hennessy Soul3, and Peter Nash
I am very proud to have one of my images featured in the Obscure Street exhibition this July. Obscure Street is an International & Irish Street Photography Exhibition taking place from Friday 8th - Thursday 21st July as part of the PhotoIreland Festival at In-Spire Galerie Dublin ( 3 min walk Connolly Station Dublin )
The exhibition will feature some of the Worlds Best Modern Day Street Photographers Exhibiting in Ireland for the first time:
Richard Sandler New York - Tatsuo Suzuki Japan - Jessie Marlow Austrailia - Dougie Wallace Scotland - Gabi Ben Avraham Israel - Nick Turpin London - Sarah Choi Hong Kong & many more..
I am delighted and honoured to be exhibiting a piece alongside some of the most renowned and brilliant talents in the world of photography. See you there!
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/994533387330766/
Protests Come and Go... – Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, televised RTE interview, October 15th, 2014.
‘Protests Come and Go’ is a visual arts exhibition of analogue photography by Dublin-based artist, Simon Prunty and has been developed from photographic works shot at public protest rallies in Dublin City throughout 2015. The show is hosted by In-spire Galerie and will run from 23rd of March (Opening Night) until the 5th of April 2016.
Envisioned as a response to Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan’s remark that “protests come and go,” the work effectively hijacks his point of view and creates at times a grim, melancholic aesthetic in order to condemn the very idea it embodies. In this sense, the project is a form of dark parody. Above all other artistic intentions, the work was primarily created to be an ironic visual companion to the minister’s sentiments and in many ways could be considered a conceptual view of public discontent from the window of the very powerful and indifferent.
The project does not take a familiar documentary-photography approach to a social-political issue, challenging its target in a purely representational manner, but instead the work was influenced by a variety of artistic disciplines as well as contemporary photography and was created with a more painterly, expressive style in order to explore more conceptual territory, this being a common feature of Simon's work. In reality the camera was pointed at the protesters, but the true picture in this work is of those they are protesting against.
In collaboration with the 'Write-On' project of 2013, AXIS BALLYMUN presents an exhibition of photo work inspired by the words of the 'Write-On' participants of writer/poet Colm Keegan's creative writing groups.
This photo exhibition features work by Ste Murray, Aidan Kelly, Dave Lackan, Ciara Corrigan and myself. The work will also be feature on city-wide distributed postcards due to launch in the later half of April. Watch this space.
- Simon Prunty
Ste Murray: http://www.ste.ie/
Aidan Kelly: http://www.aidan-kelly.com/
Ciara Corrigan: http://ciaracorriganphotography.wordpress.com/
AXIS BALLYMUN: http://www.axis-ballymun.ie/