Illustrated History of Photography in Ireland since 1839 with William Fagan

Jul 23, 2021  By Richard Rejino

Dear friends, you are all invited to this free illustrated talk during National Heritage Week 2021 at the Gallery of Photography Ireland’s online lecture hall. (zoom/YouTube live, link below)

Date/Time: Aug 17 at 7:30 PM Dublin, 2021


Talk details:
William Fagan’s illustrated talk celebrates the ongoing development of a new, interactive timeline of the history of photography in Ireland. He will share some of the key images in Ireland’s photo history and explore the stories behind them. Considering photography both as an art and a science, he will look at who took photographs and why they took them, and how photography was used for good and otherwise, including some early examples of fake news. He will also look at how photography has impacted on our visual knowledge and culture and will end at the present where everyone is now a photographer of some kind.

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Richard Rejino
Richard is the Executive Director of LHSA - The International Leica Society and a part-time professional photographer. He is also a classically trained pianist, writer and published author. His book, "What Music Means to Me" is available from Hal Leonard Corporation.

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