Belfast Exposed

Photograph gallery Belfast Exposed dates back to 1983. Here is an interview with one of the founders, Sean McKernan, about its origins. Today’s images are from the back of the Donegall Street offices, in Warehouse Lane.
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Reading & Writing

Wild-style from SARE in the city centre.
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text: X04130 X04129 garfield st TMN

Belfast Parasol

Sometimes the rain seems to follow you around. Downspout cover in Exchange Place.
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Our Ma Says

“Ourma says if you stick t’herown diet of landandairy prod you’ll be firmanna an’trim down.” All six counties are included, alongside a variety of vintage advertisements from the late 1800s and early 1900s: Mew’s brewery (Isle of Wight), Lloyd & Yorath’s stout (Newport, Wales), Hall’s paints (Hull), Batey’s ginger beer (London), Campbell & Menzies’s shipments of Oporto wines, Gilbey’s wines, Gold Flake tobacco (in both English and Irish: Sásuíonn siad!).
For the pieces below, see Conflict Tourism and Game Of Throats.
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text: X04131  Alderman James McKinney, high sheriff of Belfast in 1930 gerry fitt

Power Play

Close-up of an electrical box on Royal Avenue, the leaves underneath are by Caolan Doyle, the remains of a poster provide the red face.
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Antifa

Antifa Belfast (Tw) stencil in Winetavern Street (where the Molotov Snowman was). The red and black Antifaschistische Aktion flag was previously seen in #Gaza.
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text: X04126 anti-facism antifaschistische aktion

So Long And Thanks For All The Fun

Three memorials to “Hutchy 1985-2017” in Belfast city centre. The first in North Street replacing the recent Young Peacebuilders mural, the second and third in Garfield Street, as part of an ANOC tag (over the other Gonzales piece, FEEL) and over MarcaMix’s CNB15 piece.
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text: X04115 X04128 X04116 TMN rest in peace cisto anco nota neuf bore blf mash casp reck

I Smell A Rat

Nothing is as it seems in our current “post-truth” (OED Word of the Year, 2016) political climate. Street art from JMK (left) and KVLR (right) in Belfast city centre.
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Fishing Lane

Two fish going one way, the third going against the flow, created by VERZ (Tim McCarthy) with young people from the Young At Art Festival. Street art in Belfast city centre.
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text: X04070 Garfield St

Buddha Cat

On the now-demolished (see images from Bohoman) Linen Hostel building (Kent Street X Union Street, across from the Sunflower), a meditating cat-headed figure with glowing heart.
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