The Easter Uprising 1916 in 2016

Centenary, 24th - 29th April 2016

SeŠn Hillen

An online exhibition of acclaimed photographs & collages from ‘Troubles’-era Northern Ireland

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Sister Faustina Appears in Londonewry 1993 by Sean Hillen

‘Old school photographer advises student snappers to take art in another direction’

Press report by Daniel Kraemer on Charlie Phillips, at the opening of 'Colliding Worlds' exhibition at Portman Gallery. Published in East End Citizen, April 2016.

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Sister Faustina Appears in Londonewry 1993 by Sean Hillen

‘Border Town Exhibition’

Images from Sean Hillen’s Troubles series are included in the exhibition

Newry & Mourne Museum; ‘Bagenal’s Castle’, Ireland

The exhibition runs through 2016

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John Claridge, 1982

John Claridge At Whitechapel Bell Foundry

John Claridge first visited the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in 1982 to photograph the life of Britain’s oldest manufacturing company. In one of its regular features, Spitalfields Life, respoduces a selection of his images.

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Charlie Phillips, Notting Hill Couple, 1967

Time Out's '40 Best Photos of London Ever Taken'

Charlie Phillips' Notting Hill Couple, 1967 was chosen by Time Out magazine in this feature..

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East End (cover) by John Claridge

John Claridge's East End

Publication date: 2 June 2016
Published by Spitalfields Life Books

Book launch at Stash Gallery, 25 May 2016
Exhibition runs 1 June to end of July 2016

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Hot Pies, E2, 1982 by John Claridge

John Claridge images and blogs on Spitalfields Life

Spitalfields Life has a series of blogs about John Claridge's work in the run-up to the publication of his book, East End.

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Follow these links for new portfolios of John Claridge's images.

A Couple of Pints

Cafe Society

Nation of Shopkeepers

History Ireland with Sean Hillen cover

Sean Hillen image used for cover of History Ireland magazine

On eof Sean's collages appears as front cover of History Ireland March/April 2016

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This work is included in an exhibitions at:

Toradh Gallery
15 March to 29 April 2016

'The Easter Uprising in Contemporary Art'
Crawford Art Gallery
24 June to 24 August 2016

Galway City Museum
September 2016 (more information near to the time)

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