New Irish Works


In collaboration with the CCI and Culture Ireland, PhotoIreland presents New Irish Works, a project that highlights the works of 20 emerging photographers in and from Ireland. Running alongside Paris Photo 2016 (11–13 November), the presentation includes a solo exhibition of Daragh Soden’s latest work ‘Young Dubliners’ and is installed in the neighbouring gallery Espace Lhomond.

New Irish Works 2016

Selected by an international panel of 23 professionals, New Irish Works 2016 brings you a selection of 20 projects and 20 photographers representing the diverse range of practices coming from Ireland. New Irish Works 2016 is a year-long project of 10 presentations and 20 publications that aims to highlight the current dynamism of Irish photography.

The artists selected to show in Paris are: Ailbhe Ní Bhriain, Aisling McCoy, Caitriona Dunnett, Dara McGrath, David Thomas Smith, Eanna de Freine, Emer Gillespie, Enda Bowe, Kate Nolan, Mandy O’Neill, Matthew Thompson, Miriam O’Connor, Noel Bowler, Robert McCormack, Roseanne Lynch, Shane Lynam, and Yvette Monahan.

Image: HarpurHill Derbyshire 2012


Daragh Soden Young Dubliners

London-based Dubliner Daragh Soden is a documentary artist who combines photography with prose, poetry, video and installation. Here, he captures the microcosmic world of young Dubliners on the verge of adulthood to explore universal themes of youth, identity and contemplation of the future.


These exhibitions are supported by Institut Suisse Océan.

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