Jamie Welford Talk

Senior Photo Editor

National Geographic Magazine

Sean O’Hagan Talk

Senior Photography Writer

The Guardian

National Geographic named Donegal as the coolest place on the planet for 2017.  The National Geographic Traveller Cool List “reveals the culture capitals, hipster hotspots, wild escapes and places generally keeping it cool”.
Jamie Welford, Senior Photo Editor of National Geographic Magazine (formerly Newsweek Magazine) will give an insight into the creative use of photography by this leading international magazine.
He will also discuss his recent commissioning of an editorial piece on the border by commissioned photographer Seamus Murphy (who exhibited at Remote Photo in 2017).

Date: Sunday 13th May 2018
Venue: Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny
Time: 2pm
Entrance Fee: €5
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Sean O’Hagan writes about photography for the Guardian and the Observer and is also a general feature writer. He was named interviewer of the year in the British press awards in 2003 for his profiles of footballer Roy Keane and musician Brian Wilson, among others. He is the winner of the 2011 J Dudley Johnston award from the Royal Photographic Society “for major achievement in the field of photographic criticism” for his writing in the Observer and the Guardian.
Sean will give an illustrated border talk, drawing on his own personal experiences of the border and his recent curation of A Lost Moment, which will be officially opened during the festival weekend (Saturday 12 May, Nerve Ebrington, Derry).
Sean’s talk will be followed by:
Reframing the
 Border Panel Discussion
Chaired by John Duncan, editor, Source Photographic Review, with Sean Hillen, Anthony Haughey, Kate Nolan, Dragana Jurisic and Sean O’Hagan.

Date: Friday 11th May 2018
Venue: Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny
Time: 6.30pm
Entrance Fee: Free, with suggested donation of €5 on the night
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