Proverbs by Robert Ellis

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Belfast Exposed

Address: 23 Donegall Street

Town: Belfast

Area: Belfast

Postcode: BT1 2FF

Telephone: 02890230965

Email: hannah@belfastexposed.org

Web Address: www.belfastexposed.org

Start Date: Friday 3rd March 2017 11:00

End Date: Saturday 15th April 2017 17:00

Duration: 6 Weeks

Entrance Fee: Free

Disabled Access: Yes

3 March to 15 April 2017Exhibition Preview: Thursday 2 March, 7pm to 9pmArtist Talk: Wednesday 12 April, 1pm


Belfast Exposed is pleased to present Proverbs by Robert Ellis, an on-going body of work using photographic images and audio recordings that engages with the contemporary landscape of Uganda while exploring its layers of memory.


While the proverbs themselves exist as a result of concentrated wisdoms based on experience, the images here do not attempt to portray the age-old wisdoms. Rather, they seek to create a platform which might allow them to be re-imagined. Wandering through this unfamiliar landscape, Ellis’ photographs linger on the people and its landforms.


Fluid in approach, there are no fixed stories to tell, or no conclusive outcomes to communicate, rather an overarching narrative considers how place is experienced, in terms of its aesthetic values, and for the layers of memory and history that it holds.


Artist Talk: Wednesday 12 April, 1pm. Please visit the events page for more information.

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