Willie Doherty Recordings


Artist’s Talk: Willie Doherty

Wednesday 17 June, 6.30pm. Free.

The artist in conversation with Fiona Bradley, Director of The Fruitmarket Gallery.




Declan Long
After-images: On Ghost Story and other recent works 

Wednesday 6 May, 6.30pm. Free.

Declan Long (Course Coordinator, MA Art in the Contemporary World, National College of Art and Design, Dublin) considers recent developments in Doherty’s work, particularly its relation to the changing society of post-Troubles Northern Ireland and to important tendencies in international contemporary art.

Alison Rowley
The Grain of the Image: A poetics of future history in some ‘new’ photographs by Willie Doherty

Wednesday 13 May, 6.30pm. Free.

Alison Rowley
(Senior Lecturer in History and Theory of Art, School of Art and Design, University of Ulster) talks about Doherty’s recent series of photographs and explores the implications of Doherty’s decision to use black-and-white photography to set up a productive resonance between the politics of Belfast’s past and present built environment, raising questions about plans for the city’s future.

Pauline Hadaway: Belfast Exposed, History and Place

Wednesday 20 May, 6.30pm. Free.

Pauline Hadaway (Director of Belfast Exposed) talks about the development of the gallery in the context of the city’s particular historical experience, exploring tensions between political engagement, community and autonomy.

Jean Fisher
Out of Position: The video installations of Willie Doherty

Friday 29 May, 6.30pm. Free.

Jean Fisher (Tutor, Royal College of Art, Professor of Fine Art and Transcultural Studies, Middlesex University) investigates Doherty’s practice in light of international contemporary art and postcoloniality.



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