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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Akehurst Press

A portfolio range of postcard packs, ephemera and design curios, – with a main emphasis on contemporary photography, but including design, visual arts, architecture, social documentary, counter-culture or just plain quirky. All artist inspired, well-designed limited print runs of products that are tactile and hand finished that we hope will become coveted and kept

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Ford, E13, 1961 by John Claridge

John Claridge's East End: Lonely Place

A new feature in Spitalfields Life, 25 May 2016

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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

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 6pm
VOUT-O-RENEES, 30 Prescot St, Aldgate, E1 8BB
Exhibition runs until 21 July 2016
RSVP: or call 07753702910

Thursday, 2 June 2016, from 6pm
THE FRENCH HOUSE, 49 Dean St, Soho, W1D 5BG.

Friday 3 June 2016, 7pm. John will be talking about his EAST END photography with Stefan Dickers
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Whats Wrong with the GPO - Sean-Hillen

Seán Hillen feature and interview in The Irish Post, 14 May 2016

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John Claridge

John Claridge interviews and articles, May 2016

Interview by Sophie Parkin for Advantages of Age

Article 'Haunting Photos Of The East End' on

Contemplation by Karin Rosenthal

Karin Rosenthal: Journeying Within the Human Landscape
Artist's Talk

5 May to 12 June 2016

Griffin Museum of Photography
67 Shore Rd
MA 01890

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Four Ideas for a New Town by Sean Hillen

Seán Hillen - Forthcoming Exhibitions

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

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

Four Ideas for a New Town by Sean Hillen

Landskrona Foto: View Ireland

Images from Sean Hillen's Irelantis series are featured in the exhibition
30 June – 25 September 2016
Landskrona museum 30 June – 25 September 2016

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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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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

At Whitechapel Bell Foundry

Sister Faustina Appears in Londonewry 1993 by Sean Hillen

‘Border Town Exhibition’

Images from Seán 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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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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History Ireland with Sean Hillen cover

Seán Hillen image used for cover of History Ireland magazine

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

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