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Anthony Haughey is an artist and photography lecturer, supervising practice-based doctorates. He was Senior Research Fellow (2005-8) at the Interface Centre for Research in Art, Technologies and Design in Belfast School of Art, where he completed a PhD by Prior Publication in 2009. His artworks and research have been widely exhibited and published and collected nationally and internationally. Recent exhibitions include: the film trilogy Assemble, a public artwork commissioned by Fingal County Council and made in collaboration with the Global Migration Collective, installed in RCC Letterkenny and screened in Ulster Museum for Belfast Film Festival; Open House, Whitworth Gallery Manchester; Picturing People, National Gallery of Ireland; A Dress for Akunma, National Museum of Ireland; Citizen Nowhere / Citizen Somewhere: The Imagined Nation, Crawford  Gallery, Cork; Go Down Moses, curated by Teju Cole, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, and 21st Century Ireland in 21 Artworks, curated by Cristín Leach, Glebe Gallery, Donegal. His work was featured in Gallery of Photography Ireland’s Reframing the Border programme, an installation, Field Notes From the Border and a collaborative public artwork with the late Seamus Deane installed on a 48 sheet billboard in Derry. He is an editorial board member of the Routledge Journal, Photographies and chairperson of Fire Station Artist Studios. He recently completed an artist residency at Artlink, Fort Dunree where he produced Anthem, a collaborative art intervention to commemorate the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty signing. He is currently Decade of Centenaries artist-in-residence in the National Museum of Ireland. Recent and forthcoming chapter contributions and journal articles include, ‘Imaging the Unimaginable: Returning to the Scene of a Crime’, Život Umjetnosti art journal, Zagreb, ‘A Landscape of Crisis: Photographing Post Celtic Tiger Ghost Estates’, Canadian Journal of Irish Studies (2017) and ‘Imagining Irish Suburbia’ (Palgrave 2017). Photography and The Troubles in Northern Ireland; A Short History’, Handbook on the Northern Irish Conflict and Peace Process (forthcoming, 2023). He is co-editor of a forthcoming book Socially Engaged Art Practice in Ireland: Contested Narratives, Places and Futures (Cork University Press, 2024).




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Recent Exhibitions

2021-2022 Open House, Whitworth Gallery Manchester

2021 Assemble – a film trilogy, RCC Letterkenny

2021 Assemble – a film trilogy, Ulster Museum, Belfast Film Festival

2020-21 Citizen Nowhere / Citizen Somewhere: The Imagined Nation, Crawford Gallery, Cork.

2019 Go Down Moses, works curated by Teju Cole, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago.

2019 21st Century Ireland in 21 Artworks, The Glebe Gallery / Office of Public Works in association with RTÉ & Earagail Arts.

2019 Home Sweet Home,  Curated by Isa Bonnet, Les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles.

2019, Inédit(s) curated by Béatrice Andieux from the permanent collection of Centre Regionale de la Photographie, Hauts-de-France.

2019 – 7 March – 22 April, Field Notes From the Border # 1, Gallery of Photography, Ireland.

2019 – 29 March – 18 May, Field Notes From the Border # 2, RCC Letterkenny.

2019 – 10 May – 30 June, Field Notes From the Border # 3, Nerve Visual, Derry.

2019 – May 17-19. Sanctuary, a short film about migration and Ireland’s border, screened in Portland, Oregon, Gallery of Photography Ireland and Nerve Centre, Derry.


Artworks Represented in Public and Private Collections

Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon

British Council, London

BT New Media Collection, Belfast

Centre National de l’audiovisuel Luxembourg

Centre Régional de la Photographie Hauts-De-France

Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork

Galerie Le Lieu, Lorient

DKIT, Dundalk, Co. Louth

DZ Bank Art Collection, Frankfurt

Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda

Limerick City Gallery

Luma Foundation, Arles

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

National Museum of Media, Bradford

National Gallery of Ireland

National Self-Portrait Gallery, Limerick

Office of Public Works State Art Collection

Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, UK

Museum of the University of Salamanca, Spain

Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Private collections worldwide