Paul Seawright Talk / GFT

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School of Fine Art Lecture: Paul Seawright

Glasgow Film Theatre, Friday, 24th October 2014
11.00 am – 12.30 pm. Free

Glasgow School of Art in association with Street Level Photoworks and JTPA.


Paul Seawright is Professor of Photography and Head of Belfast School of Art at the University of Ulster.

He is best known for his early work from the 80’s researching sectarian murder in Northern Ireland and his photographs of mine fields and battle sites in Afghanistan. These were commissioned by the Imperial War Museum in 2002 as part of the War Artist commissions and have been exhibited in over twenty countries.

His work is held in many museum collections including The Tate, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, International Centre of Photography New York,Portland Art Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Arts Councils of Ireland, England and N.Ireland, UK Government Collection and the Irish Museum of Modern Art.  In 2003 he represented Wales at the Venice Biennale of Art and in 1997 won the Irish Museum of Modern Art/Glen Dimplex Prize for a major contribution to Irish art.

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