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Oct 23

Irish photographer James Clancy exhibits in Split

In the Gallery club Split, On Friday, 21st of October, at 20.00 opens an exhibition of Irish photographer and film producer James Clancy called 'Border Country'

Irish photographer James Clancy exhibits in Split

In the Gallery club Split, On Friday, 21st of October, at 20.00 opens an exhibition of Irish photographer and film producer James Clancy called 'Border Country' exposing 26 black and white photos in larger format. The exhibition remains open until 3rd of November. The work 'Border Country' is inspired by Thomas Aquinas writing. The accompanying verse is important and relevant to the times we live in, as it covers all known and unwelcome territories of emotional landscapes that provide a taste of uncertainty, fear and darkness caused by incomplete control of the situation as, at present, it is the situation known to many people around the world. 


Initially, the nature transmits the confusion of spirit, where there is no visible road to lead us. The house interior and yard shows the place where there was prosperity and things in order, but due to circumstances and bad choices, decay and disorder replaced its former oppositions. By visiting the scene several times, carefully examining and testing the reflects of the truth - the decision is made. To the end of the series, photography becomes less sharp imposing question: Has the perspective changed or the protagonist is closer to himself. 

The answer is not given, the story has an open end. The viewer is to decide. This cycle is autobiographical. James Clancy James Clancy finished the School of photography techniques in the darkroom in 1998. at St John's Central College, Cork City. He studied film production in the Cork Film Centre 1999 - 2001. 

He began to deal with photography and film productions in 1998. after having worked in music since 1990, he released several independent boards and had numerous tours in the UK, Ireland and Europe. 

He began to write, produce, record, and directing short films that were shown at film festivals in Cork and Galway. He won national awards for his screenplay for Irish television in March 2000. He began to exhibit the shoot pieces in October 2000. the Arts Trail in Cork. Participates in group exhibition known as the 'Bandicoot' in Cork, is responsible for promoting an eclectic mix of writers, musicians, visual artists and DJs. He worked on creating the winning film of Cannes Palme D'Or 2005th 'The Wind that Shakes the Barley ". 

He began to exhibit in 2006., and till today has had ten solo exhibitions. Continuously exhibit in Ireland, and this is his third exhibition in Croatia.

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