ELASTIC – Joanne Coates

As we get ready to launch ELASTIC at Cork Photo Festival 2018 we continue our feature on the participating artists. Our 5th ELASTIC artist is Joanne Coates; visual story teller and OGC mentorship winner 2016.   We Live By Tha’ Water utilizes and plays with a pre-existing archive of material,…

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ELASTIC ARTIST – Lynda Laird

Ahead of Cork Photo Festival 2018 we continue our feature on ELASTIC artist’s with Lynda Laird and her work from Comharradh. Lynda Laird is a photographic artist working on long term bodies of work; primarily focusing on landscape and the idea that memory is stored in place; that there are…

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Pit House To Politics – Vanessa Short

“Each interview filled me with dread. I was recording the amazing achievements of these women, women who’d welcomed me into their lives, and I’d kept something hidden, something I knew was important to them.”     I lived through the miners’ strike of the 1980’s as the child of a…

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AT HOME: EUROPEANS IN THE UK – Susana de Dios

I am a Spanish photographer living and working in the UK. My work explores issues of immigration and identity through portrait and documentary photography. In the aftermath of the EU referendum, many UK-based Europeans were left with feelings of insecurity and anxiety about what the future might hold for them…

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