Photograph of the Day – It was over as soon as it started

Moochin PhotomanPhotographer and visual artist based in Belfast. I have facilitated community based workshops with groups as diverse as visually impaired individuals in Dungannn, Travellers across Northern Ireland, Young Offenders and many community groups across Belfast. My work has exhibited extensively here in Northern Ireland in group and individual shows and has been shown in North America and i had my first solo international exhibition in New Zealand. I have been the recipient of a number of grants from the … Read more

Photograph of the Day – For the stragglers

Moochin PhotomanPhotographer and visual artist based in Belfast. I have facilitated community based workshops with groups as diverse as visually impaired individuals in Dungannn, Travellers across Northern Ireland, Young Offenders and many community groups across Belfast. My work has exhibited extensively here in Northern Ireland in group and individual shows and has been shown in North America and i had my first solo international exhibition in New Zealand. I have been the recipient of a number of grants from the … Read more

Photograph of the Day – Berating the Police (for keeping the peace?)

A loyalist protester berates the PSNI telling them that they are a disgrace(expletive deleted)  as the Independent Republican Parade to commemorate the Hunger Strikes passes the bottom of the Shankill Rd. Moochin PhotomanPhotographer and visual artist based in Belfast. I have facilitated community based workshops with groups as diverse as visually impaired individuals in Dungannn, Travellers across Northern Ireland, Young Offenders and many community groups across Belfast. My work has exhibited extensively here in Northern Ireland in group and individual … Read more

Photograph of the Day – The Dr

well it is Sunday Moochin PhotomanPhotographer and visual artist based in Belfast. I have facilitated community based workshops with groups as diverse as visually impaired individuals in Dungannn, Travellers across Northern Ireland, Young Offenders and many community groups across Belfast. My work has exhibited extensively here in Northern Ireland in group and individual shows and has been shown in North America and i had my first solo international exhibition in New Zealand. I have been the recipient of a number … Read more

Photograph of the Day – Rainbow

Rainbow over East Belfast. Moochin PhotomanPhotographer and visual artist based in Belfast. I have facilitated community based workshops with groups as diverse as visually impaired individuals in Dungannn, Travellers across Northern Ireland, Young Offenders and many community groups across Belfast. My work has exhibited extensively here in Northern Ireland in group and individual shows and has been shown in North America and i had my first solo international exhibition in New Zealand. I have been the recipient of a number … Read more

Festival of Fools/Election remedy (and it’s all free)

Aside from the The 11th Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival , which runs to Sunday the 9th  there is also the Festival of Fools (now in it’s 7th year) which brings local and international street theatre and performers to the city centre  . Though i didn’t manage to see the opening night show from Mr Pejo’s wandering Dolls (from Russia) i did catch a few shows today. So here’s a selection of photographs of the shows i saw today which i hope give you a … Read more

Photograph of the Day – Templemore Avenue Health Clinic

Moochin PhotomanPhotographer and visual artist based in Belfast. I have facilitated community based workshops with groups as diverse as visually impaired individuals in Dungannn, Travellers across Northern Ireland, Young Offenders and many community groups across Belfast. My work has exhibited extensively here in Northern Ireland in group and individual shows and has been shown in North America and i had my first solo international exhibition in New Zealand. I have been the recipient of a number of grants from the … Read more

Photo of the Day – Waiting

Waiting for the bus on the Lower Newtownards Road East Belfast Moochin PhotomanPhotographer and visual artist based in Belfast. I have facilitated community based workshops with groups as diverse as visually impaired individuals in Dungannn, Travellers across Northern Ireland, Young Offenders and many community groups across Belfast. My work has exhibited extensively here in Northern Ireland in group and individual shows and has been shown in North America and i had my first solo international exhibition in New Zealand. I … Read more

Photo of the Day – 3 men on a Bench

3 men on a bench outside Castlecourt Royal Ave Moochin PhotomanPhotographer and visual artist based in Belfast. I have facilitated community based workshops with groups as diverse as visually impaired individuals in Dungannn, Travellers across Northern Ireland, Young Offenders and many community groups across Belfast. My work has exhibited extensively here in Northern Ireland in group and individual shows and has been shown in North America and i had my first solo international exhibition in New Zealand. I have been … Read more

Photo of the Day

Outside Holywood Arches library studying the form Moochin PhotomanPhotographer and visual artist based in Belfast. I have facilitated community based workshops with groups as diverse as visually impaired individuals in Dungannn, Travellers across Northern Ireland, Young Offenders and many community groups across Belfast. My work has exhibited extensively here in Northern Ireland in group and individual shows and has been shown in North America and i had my first solo international exhibition in New Zealand. I have been the recipient … Read more

Free Tickets to Sharon Shannon up for grabs

The 11th Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival kicks off on Thursday and they have very generously offered 3 pairs of tickets to the Sharon Shannon concert on Friday at the festival marquee in Customs House Square. So beat the election overload with some foot stomping thigh slapping and a beer or two and  send your answer to the following question to joe@cqaf.com and the first 3 received will get a pair of tickets each. (You’ll be notified within 24 hours at the very … Read more

Two photographs i had to take

It’d be remiss of me not to…..(and in the interest of balance it’s a dyptich) Moochin PhotomanPhotographer and visual artist based in Belfast. I have facilitated community based workshops with groups as diverse as visually impaired individuals in Dungannn, Travellers across Northern Ireland, Young Offenders and many community groups across Belfast. My work has exhibited extensively here in Northern Ireland in group and individual shows and has been shown in North America and i had my first solo international exhibition … Read more

Life goes on

A woman heads home from the shops past a pile of ‘combustables’ off the Lower Newtownards Road Moochin PhotomanPhotographer and visual artist based in Belfast. I have facilitated community based workshops with groups as diverse as visually impaired individuals in Dungannn, Travellers across Northern Ireland, Young Offenders and many community groups across Belfast. My work has exhibited extensively here in Northern Ireland in group and individual shows and has been shown in North America and i had my first solo … Read more

Smash or Hug the Jug?

The recent announcement by Margaret Ritchie of the latest piece of commissioned public art for Belfast city centre raised a few hackles amongst the arts scene here. A group “No more public art in Belfast” was set up on facebook and through that group, a public meeting was held today at Place the Architectural and Built Environment Centre for Northern Ireland, to discuss this proposed artwork. Well attended with artist’s, practitioners, architects and the interested, the discussion moved swiftly away … Read more

Where’s that big wheel gone?

Saw this yesterday and could not resist giving it the Private Eye treatment. So go on, give us your own alternative captions? Moochin PhotomanPhotographer and visual artist based in Belfast. I have facilitated community based workshops with groups as diverse as visually impaired individuals in Dungannn, Travellers across Northern Ireland, Young Offenders and many community groups across Belfast. My work has exhibited extensively here in Northern Ireland in group and individual shows and has been shown in North America and … Read more

Team Martin McAuley for North Belfast…

Martin McAuley (at the front) will today submit his papers to the Returning Officer in Glengormley thus becoming the youngest candidate standing here in Northern Ireland in the Westminister Elections. He would have been the youngest in the whole of the UK but for a burger flipper who is standing over on the big Island. Standing as an independent and being only 19 he needs all the support he can. It will be interesting to see how his policies are … Read more

Posters shots: Sinn Fein, Spin and Win…

One of the ironies of the elections and the posters that are put up is that sometimes irony is just round the corner. It’s hardly an open secret that Sinn Fein are very very good at dealing with the media and have been for quite some time. In conversations I have had with working class loyalists (ex paramilitaries) they all to a man agreed that Loyalism was behind in the media game (though they wouldn’t repeat that in front of … Read more