… 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 [...]


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 [...]


by Grace Hall, photography student at DIT I have just completed my third year as a student of photography at the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT). The course includes not only the practice of photography, in addition to its theoretical and cultural contexts, but also the study of the archive as it relates to photography [...]