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FUTURES Irish Talents 2021 at The Library Project

on September 08, 2021

Launch 6pm Thu 7 October
Running: 8-24 October

At: The Library Project

No booking needed but visitors must wear a mask.

Discover the most recent work from five contemporary Irish photographers in this exhibition at The Library Project, presented as part of the FUTURES Photography Platform, an initiative co-funded by Creative Europe.

Each year, the FUTURES members nominate a number of artists to join the platform. By bringing together a wealth of resources and curatorial expertise, each talent selected by the members gains access to an unprecedented network of professionals, markets and audiences. The platform aims to stimulate the photographic economy from the bottom up by expanding the market. These members are prominent institutions operating in the field and have a great impact and influence in the world of photography, with PhotoIreland one of the founding members.

In 2021, PhotoIreland proposed five Irish and Ireland-based artistsAoife HerrityAudrey GillespieClare LyonsJialin Longand Mark Duffy. The artists will join the rest of the 2021 Futures in a showcase, a publication, events such as Futures Conversations, panel talks, and further networking events and opportunities at the annual event for contemporary photography HYBRIDS in Amsterdam this September. Their names have joined an extensive repository that already includes previous years’ artists: Aisling McCoy, Barry W Hughes, Becks Butler, Ciarán Óg Arnold, Dorje de Burgh, Garry Loughlin, George Voronov, Jamin Keogh, Mark McGuinness, Megan Doherty, Miriam O’Connor, Róisín White, Shia Conlon, Yvette Monahan, and Vera Ryklova, who you can find out more about at

The exhibition is accessible from the 7th October during opening hours at The Library Project and runs until the 24th October.

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