An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of Co-ordinator of the Belfast Photo Festival! Working from The Festival Office in Belfast under the strategic guidance of the Board of Trustees, The Festival Co-ordinator will be responsible for running the Belfast Photo Festival in 2015 and its Youth Edition in April 2014.
Produced over a period of two years, Attention Seekers are a personal portrayal and playful response to everyday scenes, arbitrary spaces and people encountered by photographer Miriam O’ Connor.
While the ordinary or the everyday are habitually tied up with concepts of familiarity and routine, it is here that O’ Connor discovers infinite possibilities for image making, slicing out its details which petition for attention and assimilate allure. The series is characterised by its fragmentary nature, where the interplay of colour, form, scale and sequencing exhibit ambiguous clues and mischievous impressions of O’ Connor’s voyages into the familiar terrain of the everyday. (mehr …)