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Dr Anthony Haughey

Dr Anthony Haughey

MA Fine Art Media (NCAD, Dublin)




PhD (University of Ulster)


P: +353-1-4027129
Campus: Aungier Street

Anthony Haughey is an artist and Lecturer in Photography in the School of Media and formerly Head of the Deparment of Media, DIT. He was a Research Fellow (2005-8) at the Interface Centre for Research in Art, Technologies and Design at the University of Ulster ( His research and audio-visual artworks have been exhibited, published and collected internationally, including his long-term research project, Disputed Territory – an artists’ installation and publication exploring the aftermath of conflict in Ireland, Bosnia and Kosovo, which was acquired in 2006 for the permanent collection of Wolverhampton Art Gallery, UK. His chapter ‘Imaging the Unimaginable’ from this project was published in Grossman, A. and O’Brien, Á (eds) Projecting Migration: Transcultural Documentary Practice (2007, Wallflower Press). He forthcoming chapter contribution ‘Dislocations: Participatory Media with Refugees in Ireland and Malta’ will appear in a UNESCSO publication titled Refugees, Museums and New Media. He is a Co-Director of Borderlines, a major research project, publication and oral archive (held in the Linenhall library, Belfast and partner museums throughout the border region), documenting the effect of the Northern Ireland conflict on the lives of over 100 people living along Ireland’s border. His current research interests includes collaborative and participatory media production strategies, including a long-term project with a group of asylum seekers, housed in a former Butlins’ Holiday Camp near Dublin. He recently exhibited 'Prospect', a video installation, part of 2MOVE: Ireland, an international touring exhibition exploring video, mobility and transnational migratory culture curated by Mieke Bal and Miguel Hernández-Navarro. He has considerable lecturing and educational management experience, co-supervises doctoral practice-based projects across the areas of globalization, photography and citizenship and is currently External Examiner for the BA Photography Programme, Westminster University, UK. He was awarded his PhD by publication titled ‘Citizenship and Contested Space’ in the Research Institute for Art and Design, University of Ulster.

Selected Publications

Helsinki Photography Biennial 2012, Exhibition Catalogue.
‘Sense of Place', Exhibition Catalogue.

State, Artist's book with German artist, Susanne Bosch (published by Project Arts Centre, Dublin).
‘Settlement', an article by Dr Cian O'Callaghan, Source Photographic Review, January.
‘Contemporary Art and Transitional Justice in Northern Ireland: The Consolation of Form', Vicki Bell, in the Journal of Visual Culture, London: Sage.

‘Dislocations: Participatory Media with Refugees in Ireland and Malta', in Goodnow, K and Skartveit, H L. (eds) Changes in Museum Practice New Media and Refugees: Forms and Issues of Participation, Berghahn.

Portfolio Arno Gisinger et Anthony Haughey, texte d'Etienne Hatt. Infra Mince, revue de photographie No. 5, Paris: Actes Sud.
Arno Gisinger, Anthony Haughey, galerie Aréna, École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie, Arles, Semaines no. 17, Semaine 26.09, Paris: les presses du réel.

Singapore International Photography Festival Catalogue.
2Move: Ireland, Video Art Migration, catalogue, M. Bal and Miguel Hernandez- Navarro, pub. Murcia SA: Cendeac

Catalogue and Publications

Citizen. Culmination of research and participatory art and media projects (2005-8). Published by the Arts Council and Interface Centre for Research in Art and Design, University of Ulster.

Children and Conflict, Exhibition Catalogue, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, UK.
Prospect, a Video Installation, Part of 2MOVE: Ireland, Exhibition Catalogue.

Rigor Mort, Exhibition Catalogue, Dundalk: Basement Gallery.
L’Europe, Mosaique Artists Awards Catalogue.
Borderlines, Gallery of Photography, Dublin (co-editor).

Disputed Territory, Monograph, DIT & Gallery of Photography, Dublin.

Est-Ce Ainsi Que Les Homes Vivent, Catalogue Publication, Editions du Chene, Paris.

Spirit of Globalisation, Catalogue, Skopelos, Greece.
Yet Untitled, Collection, Catalogue. Pub: Bernd F. Kunne, Germany.

Politics of Place, Exhibition Catalogue, p. 44-47. Pub: Bildmuseet, Umea, Sweden.
Floating, Exhibition Catalogue, p. 87. Pub: Silkeborg Bad, Art Centre, Denmark.

Oh Europe! Exhibition Catalogue. Pub: National Foto Instituut: Rotterdam, Nederlands.
Monitor, Artists Book, Irish Arts Council, Gallery of Photography, Dublin.
goEurope, The Kaleidoscopic Eye, Exhibition Catalogue, pp 54-57. Pub: European Photography Journal, No.68 , Germany.

BT Millennium New Media Collection, Exhibition Catalogue. Pub: British Telecom, Belfast.
Warning Shots, Exhibition Catalogue, p. 12, 32-33. Pub: Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, UK.

Journals and Chapters

‘Dislocations: Participatory Media with Refugees in Malta and Ireland', in Museums, Refugees and New Media, UNESCO and the University of Bergen.

‘Imaging the Unimaginable’ in Grossman, A. & O’Brien, A. (eds) Projecting Migration: Transcultural Documentary Practice, London: Wallflower Press.

‘Photographs’, Source, 23 (Summer), p. 2-7.

Selected Exhibitions

Settlement, Installation, Belfast Exposed Gallery.
Landschaften, Kunstlerhaus S11, Solothurn, Switzerland.
Sense of Place, European Landscape Photography, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles.
No Exit - Urban Space, Helsinki Photography Biennial, City Museum, Hakasalmi Villa.

‘Troubling Ireland' poster campaign throughout Dublin city centre and Public Hearing in Liberty Hall, Dublin
Settlement, The Copper House Gallery, Dublin
The Long View, Contemporary Irish Photography touring exhibition
Heaven and Earth, New York Photography Festival.

Screening of video from Prehistory of the Crisis ll, Crawford Art Gallery.
Fire Station Artist Studios and Kuratorisk Aktion Think Tank Programme.
Curator, Fragments From a Broken World, an exhibition featuring artists, Kennard Phillips and Sean Hillen, hosted by the National Photographic Archive, Temple Bar, Dublin.

Prospect, Gallery of Photography, Temple Bar, Dublin.
Class of 73’, installation, Gallerie Arena, Les Rencontres d’Arles 09.
Encounter: Dublin, Lisbon, Hong Kong and Seoul at the Korea Foundation Cultural Center, Seoul, Korea.
Prospect, 2 channel video installation, part of ISEA 09, Interface Centre for Research in Art and Design. University of Ulster.
Prehistory of the Crisis II, Project Arts Centre.
Class of 73' installation, Gallerie Arena, Les Rencontres d'Arles 09.
Prospect, film screening, Gallery of Photography, Temple Bar, Dublin.
Progress II, video installation, part of ISEA 09, Belfast, N. Ireland.
Encounter: Dublin, Lisbon, Hong Kong and Seoul, Korea Foundation Cultural Centre, Seoul, Korea.
Children in Conflict, Touring Exhibition, Curated by Wolverhampton Art Gallery.
Portfolio, Arno Gisinger et Anthony Haughy, texte d'Ettiene Hatt/Infra Mince, revue de photographie No. 5, Paris: Actes Sud.
Arno Gisinger, Anthony Haughety, galeria Arena, Ecole Nationale Superieure de la Photographie, Arles, Semaines no. 17, Semaine 26, Paris: les presses du reel.

Public Art Installation and Publication, How To Be a Model Citizen, Atrium, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin.
30, Contemporary Collection, Gallery of Photography, Temple Bar, Dublin.
Art, Media and Contested Space, Public Art Billboard Project, Belfast City-Centre.
Disputed Territory, Singapore International Photography Festival.
Disputed Territory, Novosibirsk International Photo Festival, Novosibirsk Museum, Siberia.
Video installation, 2MOVE: IRELAND, International Touring Exhibition; Curated by Mieke Bal and Miguel Hernández-Navarro. Solstice Gallery, Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland.
Who’s Voice is it Anyway? A Participatory Video Project with Migrants Living in N. Ireland; Culminating in a Series of Television Broadcasts in Collaboration with NVTV, Belfast.
Class of 73' Installation; Part of the Exhibition Children and Conflict, Wolverhampton Art Gallery (Touring).

How to be a Model Citizen, Video Installation; Part of the Exhibition Rigor Mort, Basement Gallery, Dundalk, County Louth.
Destroying the Archive, Borderlines; Part of Consensus Contention, Interface Centre for Research in Art, Technologies & Design, University of Ulster, Belfast.
Resolution, Multi-Media Installation; Part of the Permanent Collection of, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, UK.
Video Installation, How to be a Model Citizen; Part of Search for a Space, Marsa Open Centre for Refugees, Malta, supported by the British Council.
Disputed Territory, De l'Europe, Dudelange Steelworks, CNA Luxembourg; Major touring Exhibition Representing Ten Years of Mosaique Awards.

Disputed Territory, TULCA, Fairgreen Gallery, Galway, Ireland.
Infected Landscape, Julie Saul Gallery, New York.
Disputed Territory/Resolution, Installation, Gallery of Photography, Dublin.
Postcards From Mosney, Installation, Part of Migrations, Belfast Exposed Gallery.

Godowski Jr. Photography Award for Disputed Territory, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, USA.
Est-Ce Ainsi Que Les Homes Vivent, Le Jardin de Luxembourg, Paris.

Resolution/Disputed Territory: Installation, Langon, Bordeaux, France.
Disputed Territory/Resolution: Installation, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris.
Monitor, Public Art Commission, Dublin Airport, International Arrivals, Pier B, Aer Rianta.

Yet Untitled, Bernd F Kunne, Germany (Group Touring).
Spirit of Globalisation, Skopelos, Greece (Group Touring).
Resolution, Installation at Whites Wholesale Butcher’s, Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland.
Resolution, Installation, Hugh Lane Municipal Art Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (Group).

Floating, Watershed, Silkeborg Bad, Art Centre, Denmark (Group).
Politics of Place, Bildmuseet, Umea, Sweden, with Jeff Wall, Andreas Gursky, Alan Sekula et al (Touring to Museum Venues in Europe).

Oh Europe! National Foto Instituut, Rotterdam Nederlands (Group).
Monitor, Installation, Gallery of Photography, Dublin (Solo).
goEurope: The Kaleidoscopic Eye, Photomuseum, Braunsweig Germany (Group Touring).

British Telecom Millennium New Media Collection, Belfast (Group).
Just Another Day, Ffotogallery, Cardiff (Group).

Conferences/Residencies/Artist Talk

Keynote Presentation, ‘The Future State of Ireland', Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.
Invited Response to the Exhibition ‘Conversations, Bank of America Photography Collection', Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
‘Culture and Migration', Conference Panel, Geothe Institute, Dublin.

‘Mapping Spectral Traces lV', University of Ireland, Maynooth.
‘No Mans Land', Land/Water Research Centre Symposium, Plymouth University, UK.
‘Making the Built Environment Work: Theory, Method and Practices Interface', University of Ireland, Maynooth.
‘Medium and Message: Conflict Photography in the Digital Era'. Hosted by the UCD Clinton Institute's Photography and International Conflict Project, 3 May.
‘Culture After Conflict: Between Remembrance and Reconcilliation', Ulster Museum, 23 March. Organised by British-Irish Studies at UCD in association with the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
'The Bandits Live Comfortably in the Ruins'. Symposium at The LAB Gallery, Dublin, 24 February with Elaine Byrne, Anthony Haughey and Yoshua Okon.

‘Visual Voices: Bridging Disciplinary Divides in Participatory Visual Research', Conference of Irish Geographers 2010 NUI Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland.
3rd Forum: What is to be Done... And in What Way Should it be Seen? Film Screening and public discussion. Anthony Haughey and Helen Carey discuss public art in relation to commemoration and the 1913 Lockout in Dublin.
Keynote lecture at the Inaugural Srebrenica/Potocari Summer School for Human Rights.

Archive | Image | History: Walid Raad, Anthony Haughey & Catherine Morris, City Arts and the Graduate School of Creative Arts and Media December 3rd The Oval Room, The Rotunda, Dublin.
2nd Forum: 'Have We Been Here before? ‘What Role Does the Artist Play in Contemporary Accounts of Social and Political life?' A series of public discussions in relation to visual Art and the 1913 Lockout in Dublin.
ISEA 09 Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Interface Centre for Research in Art and Design. Conference paper, ‘Contesting Citizenship: Participation and Political Art'.
'Participation and Political Art' and Film Screening, International Symposium of Electronic Arts 09, Waterfront Hall, University of Ulster, Belfast.
Visualising Migration and Divided Societies Conference- Hosted by Universite Paris 8 and MSH Paris-Nord, Saint-Denis, Paris.

‘Borderlines' Archive Presentation, ISEA Pre-Symposium, Black Box, Belfast.
‘Memory, History and Public Art in Northern Ireland’, Panel Chair, Organized by the Centre for Research in Art and Design, University of Ulster; Part of Art, Media and Contested Space, Old Museum Arts Centre.
‘Participatory Media with Refugees in Ireland’, Paper, Cultural Diversity, Media & the Creative Arts Symposium. Co-Institutional Collaboration between CTMP, School of Languages, DIT, Goethe-Institut Dublin and Alliance Francaise, Chester Beatty Library, Dublin.
Visiting Artist, MA Photography, Royal College of Art, London.


‘Imaging the Unimaginable: Ireland, Bosnia and Kosovo’, Paper, The Turn to Aesthetics Conference, Liverpool Hope University.
‘Between: Migration and Participatory Media’, Second International Conference on Multicultural Discourses, Hangzhou, China.
‘Consensus Contention’, Roundtable Presenter, Borderlines Video Installation and Presentation.
‘Between: Migration and Participatory Media’, Paper, Global Photographies, conference, DLIADT.
‘Migrant Art, Artefacts and Emotional Agency’, Paper, School of History and Anthropology, Queens University Belfast.


‘Imaging the Unimaginable: Ireland, Bosnia and Kosovo’, Keynote Presentation, IPRN Shifts Conference, Finland.

‘Between’, Paper, Commitment & Complicity in Cultural Production Conference, Association of Social and Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam.

Leopold Godowsky, Jr. Photography Awards, Boston University, Panel Discussant.
Globalisation, Civil Society and Cultural Work Colloquia, Research Paper Presentation, DKIT, Dundalk, Ireland.

Words on War Symposium, Research Paper Presentation, DKIT, Dundalk, Ireland.


Spirit of Globalisation Symposium, Panel Participant, Skopelos, Greece.

Co-organiser of ’Migration & Location’ Conference, Project Arts Centre, Dublin.
’Between’, Art Practice and Photography Public Lecture, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin.

Consultant and Workshop Facilitator for Cross-Border Art Projects.

Curatorial and Editorial Projects

Curator, Fragments from a Broken World, National Photographic Archive, Dublin.
2Think Tank Programme, a collaboration with Fire Station Artists' Studios and Kuratorisk Aktion Action, Denmark.

Who’s Voice is it Anyway? A Participatory Media Project and Series of Television Broadcasts in Collaboration with Northern Visions Television, Belfast.
Curator of Art, Media and Contested Space; International Programme Featuring a Public Art Billboard Project, Artist Lectures, Screenings, Workshops and Discussion, Interface Centre for Research, University of Ulster.


Curator of Through a Lens Darkly; Series of Public Seminars Exploring Lens-Based Media and the Representation of Global Conflict, Interface Centre for Research, University of Ulster.


Co-curated I Confess That I Was There; Series of Art Installations, Public Art Interventions, Seminars, Artist Talks and Film Screenings, Switch Room, Belfast.
Co-curated Sample, PS2, Donegal St, Belfast; Series of Artist Installations, Events and Public Discussions.
Co-editor, Borderlines, Gallery of Photography, Dublin.

Resolution Installation: Acquired for the Permanent Collection of Wolverhampton Art Gallery, UK.
CNA, Luxembourg.
British Council, UK.
BT New Media collection, Belfast.
Centre De La Photographie, Nord Pas de Calais, France.
Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland.
DKIT Dundalk, Ireland.
National Museum of Film, Photography & Television, Bradford, UK.
Royal Armories Museum, Leeds.
University of Salamanca, Spain.
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK.
Private Collections – Ireland, UK, France, Denmark, USA, Germany.

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