ELASTIC ARTIST – Jessica McDermott

With the launch of Cork Photo Festival 2018 nearly upon us, we thought it was about time to introduce you to the artists taking part in our collective exhibition ELASTIC, this April. First up we have Jessica McDermott who will be showing a portrait from Fifty Decades To Visit Before You…

Continue reading

Cork Photo Festival 2018

The OGC is excited to announce that Director Kate O’Neill, has been invited as Guest Curator for Cork Photo Festival 2018. Cork Photo Festival began in 2014 as an artist led initiative, highlighting local photographers in venues across Cork City. The open theme and inclusive approach adopted in the first year continues,…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading