Photographs

by Jason Kearney, BA Photography student, DIT As part of our third year in college, we had the option to study the archive in context – a progression from an earlier module in which we studied the theoretical aspects of the archive. To put these theories into practice and also out of a sense of [...]

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… a one-armed entrepreneur, the defining of Irish photography, and how the Easter Rising stole a part of Irish photographic history! by Guy Phenix, Glasgow Based Stuff Maker In 1865 a young man set up a studio in his mother’s toy shop in Dublin. This man’s entrepreneurship not just influenced my dissertation, it influenced the [...]

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by Margaret O’Brien Moran, PhD researcher I am a postgraduate researcher in the Centre for Media Research at the University of Ulster, Coleraine. Through an historical inquiry into the Poole Photographic Collection at the National Photographic Archive, my study considers the importance of the physical photograph and the impact of digitisation. The Poole Photographic Collection [...]

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