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This is the 3rd piece I have done with Glen Hansard incorporating strings from his famous guitar "Horse" which he has been using since his busking days and the milage is showing. Glen has a donated these and some more sets for me to incorporate into a piece of art which has been beautifully framed by AM Frames in Drumcondra and the drip painting is by yours truly.
Be in to a chance of winning this by entering the raffle which is limited to 100 tickets at €10 each with all proceeds going to Focus Ireland who are a homeless charity helping people all over Ireland.
Best of luck to everyone and thanks to Glen, Aidan at AM Frames and Focus Ireland for their fantastic work in a challenging time.
A collaboration of spoken word..sound effect and visuals by the collective known as 3D which I am honoured to be part of. A chance to explore your imagination...listen to a piece over and over.. let it gently sink into you..fill you.. This project was done during a time of lockdown..a time of not being able to move but a time to open your minds eye. I cant take Deva and Paul enough..
2020 was a strange year for the globe and everyone who lives on it. A year were we cant embrace the ones we love, cant travel, cant sit in the bar or call into a friend. I lost friends and family and have seen a change in how we interact with each other. I decided to do a project which I would like to get you involved in, this piece started with an idea and the chance to use a beautiful Rolleiflex camera borrowed from legendary photographer and friend Jim Leonard on the streets of Dublin city where I asked random strangers to write down their 3 dreams or wishes for 2021. From teens shopping to homeless people looking for change..we all have dreams and I would like to make a collection of a head full of dreams. So..send me your photo taken similar to those below and we keep our dreams alive together.
Having spent many years working and playing in the incredible Olympia theatre..I decided to try and add it to my collection of venues effected by the pandemic. After several emails and phone calls..I was giving permission to spend time with this beautiful lady of Dame st and try and do it some justice as it falls silent.
I spent an afternoon in the stunning National Concert Hall in Dublin which like all venues globally have been effected by the pandemic. These seats are usually filled with people to watch a huge variety of music and I have been privileged to work it this room many times but never like I did yesterday..floating above it. Thanks to Rosita and all the staff in the NCH for making it possible for me to add it to this project.
A collection of portraits taken from 2006 to 2019 for a project I am working on. I decided to get up close and personal with musicians who I have been lucky enough to work with over the years. Part one is based on the music scene with part two on the poets, photographers and painters. Thanks to every one involved for allowing me capture them for this piece. I'm delighted to have this piece involved in this years Culture Ireland.
I did a street stranger portrait workshop with Alistair Prentice and Jim Leonard in Dublin recently which was an excellent insight into taking posed portraits on the streets. Jim is an master of the art of film and I was lucky enough to shoot off a roll of black and white with his beautiful Rolleiflex..thank you Jim..a legend..and to everyone who sat for me. www.facebook.com/StreetStrangersOfNorthernIreland/