12TH ALEPPO INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL, SYRIA
The indefatigable curator Issa Touma managed against all odds to hold the 12th Aleppo International Photography Festival in Syria this January. With date and location kept secret to deter bombing, and despite having no materials or money and frequent power cuts, the festival went ahead with a projection show - Clare was honoured to be among the artists shown. Well done Issa!
BACKLIGHT PHOTO FESTIVAL, TAMPERE
September will be busy - Clare is heading to Finland for Backlight Photo Festival. She will be reviewing portfolios, speaking at a seminar at the University of Tampere and curating an exhibition of new photographic work from the Belfast School of Art, University of Ulster. The exhibition opens on Friday 12th September at Gallery Mältinranta and closes on 30th September. [Image from Christine Redmond's series Sea Change]
CIRCULATION(S), PARIS Festival
Domestic Drift goes to Paris... Clare was nominated by Backlight Photo Festival, Finland to represent them at Circulation(s) Projection exhibition in Paris in February and March 2014. The work will also be shown in the Métro at Europe station, 7th-21st February.
BELFAST EXPOSED Photo Book Exhibition
Two book dummies of Domestic Drift are included in a new exhibition around the photo book at Belfast Exposed. The exhibition accompanies a series of events, including talks with Adam from Preston is my Paris and bookmaking workshops with Jan and Lewis, the University of Ulster's artists-in-residence. Open Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm, 4th-14th February.
GALERIA H20, BARCELONA Solo Exhibition
Clare is very happy to announce her solo exhibition of Domestic Drift (Deriva Doméstica) at the beautiful Galería H20 in Barcelona this summer, from 4th-31st July 2013 (catalogue). The opening is Thursday 4th July 8-10pm, all welcome. Domestic Drift is also a participating exhibition in Circuit 2013 Fotografia Documental Barcelona. A short piece by Barcelona Televisió can be viewed here.
BACKLIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL, FINLAND Artist-in-Residence
Backlight Photography Festival has invited Clare to spend August 2013 in Finland as artist-in-residence.
SCAN TARRAGONA Photo Festival
Domestic Drift will be exhibited at the SCAN Tarragona 2012 international photography festival in Catalonia, Spain. Opening on 25th October at the stunning Tabacalera, it will continue till the 24th December.
EUROPEAN MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY Irish Embassy, Berlin
Clare will be exhibiting at the Irish Embassy in Berlin as part of European Month of Photography in a showcase of Irish photography, on 24th October -2nd November.
MAGENTA FLASH FORWARD Emerging Photographers
Clare is thrilled to be selected as one of the Magenta Foundation's Flash Forward Emerging Photographers of 2012. Her work will be exhibited at the Flash Forward 2012 festival in Toronto, opening on the 14th November at Regent Park Arts and Cultural Centre.
POST SCRIPT Cork
Clare's work will be part of curator Peggy Sue Amison's group show in Cork city, Ireland, alongside work by Philip Toledano, Roger Ballen and Kai Olaf Hesse. It opens at the Camden Palace Hotel on Friday 19th October at 8pm and continues till 30th November.
SAMMLUNG SCHÜRMANN BERLIN
A print from Domestic Drift is now part of the Schürmann Collection in Germany.
ACTUAL COLORS MAY VARY Feature
Julia Schiller & Oliver Schneider feature Domestic Drift on online magazine Actual Colors May Vary.
THE GUARDIAN Interview
The Guardian interviewed Clare about the ideas behind Domestic Drift for their Best Shot column.
SAATCHI & GOOGLE PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE
Clare has been invited onto the panel of judges for the 2012 Google Photography Prize at the Saatchi Gallery.
The Danish newspaper Information features Domestic Drift on its photoblog.
PLAT(T)FORM 2012 Fotomuseum Winterthur
Clare has been invited to participate in Plat(t)form 2012 at Fotomuseum Winterthur in Switzerland this January, with Susan Meiselas, Urs Stahel and Thomas Seelig.
OH COMELY Interview
Oh Comely magazine interviewed Clare about her new work Verges for their blog.
PRISM Magazine Feature
Domestic Drift features in Prism magazine issue 03, along with Alec Soth, Yoshi Kametani and David Patrick Welch.
FAMILIAR SPACES Burren College of Art Gallery, Ireland
Domestic Drift is part of a group show at the gallery of Burren College of Art, Ireland, alongside work by Miriam O'Connor, Laura Curran, Robert Ellis, Christine Redmond and Tim Doak. The exhibition runs 15th October-25th November.
DELHI PHOTO FESTIVAL, India
Domestic Drift will be exhibited in the outdoor spaces of the India Habitat Centre throughout Delhi Photo Festival, 15th-28th October. Clare is very happy to be representing Irish photography at India's first international photo festival.
ART BELOW London Underground
Art Below are turning Clare's work into a billboard poster for Regent's Park tube station. You can see it there from 10th - 31st October.
SAATCHI GALLERY & CHANNEL 4: NEW SENSATIONS, London
Clare is delighted to be a shortlisted artist for the Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4's New Sensations 2011. The exhibition will take place at Victoria House, Bloomsbury, London WC1, 11th-17th October, 11am - 6.30pm, with late opening until 9pm on Saturday 15th October.
Italian magazine POSI+TIVE features Clare's work in October.
Aline Smithson features Clare's project Domestic Drift on her influential blog, LENSCRATCH.
APERTURE FOUNDATION New York
Clare is thrilled to be part of Aperture Foundation's What Matters Now? exhibition in New York. Curated by Joel Meyerowitz, Fred Ritchin and four others, the exhibition and accompanying events ask questions about the role of images. The exhibition is open 7th-17th September.
PERSPECTIVES MAGAZINE Interview
Perspectives Magazine interviewed Clare about photographing the everyday, combining teaching and working on her own projects, and her new work on weeds.
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS HOUSTON Collection
This print from Domestic Drift is now in the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
OH COMELY Magazine
Clare's photographs provide the inspiration for four writers' stories about home in issue 7 of Oh Comely magazine.
ARTS COUNCIL OF NORTHERN IRELAND Award
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has generously awarded Clare funding to pursue her project on weeds. New work to come soon!
HOTSHOE GALLERY, London
Hotshoe Gallery and Architecture for Humanity will be auctioning one of Clare's photographs as well as prints by photographers including Tom Hunter, Brian Griffin, Sunil Gupta and Bruno Quinquet to help aid post-tsunami reconstruction in Japan. The exhibition opens 2nd August at Hotshoe Gallery.
GIFT OF GIFT OF, Houston
Clare will be exhibiting at the Gift of Gift of show at Spacetaker in Houston, Texas on 20th August.
BELFAST PHOTO FESTIVAL
Clare's work will be on show at Fresh Claim Photography, 48 King Street, as part of Belfast Photo Festival 4th-14th August. The exhibition will open 5-7pm with drinks and a short talk by Paul Seawright.
SOURCE Photographic Review
Clare's photographs from the series Domestic Drift are featured in the Spring 2011 issue of SOURCE, accompanied by an essay by Leontia Flynn.
PHOTOIRELAND FESTIVAL, Dublin
Donovan Wylie will be opening the exhibition Close To Home, an exhibition of photographs by Clare Gallagher, Christine Redmond, Laura Curran, Robert Ellis and other graduates of the MFA Photography, Belfast. Part of PhotoIreland Festival in Dublin, the show will open at South Studio, Dublin on Friday 1st July at 6pm and continue till 6pm Thursday 7th.