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Belfast Exposed’s vision is to enrich people’s lives through the power of photography.

About Belfast Exposed: 

Belfast Exposed is an independent, non-profit organisation and registered charity situated in the Cathedral Quarter, Belfast. Founded in 1983 by a group of local photographers as a challenge to media representation of Belfast’s experience of conflict, their work continues to reflect a socially engaged ethos, while responding to contemporary currents in photography and politics further afield.

Belfast Exposed believes photography is for everyone, it is accessible, meaningful and has the ability to tell stories, allowing us to create dialogue and reflect upon our history, inform our present and inspire a positive future. Celebrating photography’s diversity and creativity, Belfast Exposed works with photographers, artists, academics, communities and business partners to explore photography’s powerful ability to make a meaningful contribution to the world.

Belfast Exposed provides a range of services including four public galleries exhibition work by both internationally renowned and local photographers, images from the Archive, and their ‘Futures’ project – a special programme for emerging artists. They maintain an archive recording the political, cultural and social change in Northern Ireland; deliver an extensive educational and socially engaged outreach programme; provide specialised and bespoke training courses to the public; offer accredited educational programmes for schools and community groups, as well as a range of corporate packages for businesses; and provide venue hire suitable for meetings, presentations, product launches, networking events and bespoke corporate hospitality.
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  • 23 Donegall Street
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT1 2FF

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Northern Ireland's Premier Contemporary Photography Gallery
  • Belfast Exposed Image Archive
  • Free
  • Short walk from city centre

Level 3: Documentary Photography

04 - 18 Dec 2019

This practical, hands-on course is designed for intermediates, and those who have completed or are already familiar with the topics in Level 1 and Level 2.

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Level 2: Develop Your Photography Skills

07 - 14 Dec 2019

This practical, hands-on course is designed for beginners, those wishing to refresh previous knowledge, and those who have completed Level 1.

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Exhibition: Eleven Voices

05 - 21 Dec 2019

Belfast Exposed is proud to present Eleven Voices, a two-week residency and photographic exhibition by Magnum photographer Antoine d'Agata.

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Exhibition – Sixteen

05 - 21 Dec 2019

Belfast Exposed is proud to present Sixteen. "What’s it like to be sixteen years old now?" This is the central thread running through the ambitious exhibition.

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Book Launch and Conversation with Clare Gallagher

Thu, 05 Dec 2019, 6:00pm

Join Belfast Exposed for the book launch of Clare Gallagher's latest book 'The Second Shift', and a conversation with her and Mirjami Schuppert.

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