New Generation Gallery

Jolane Schaffner

MFA Photography, University of Ulster

New Generation Gallery 2021

Homebird is an intimate portrayal of Belfast, delving into the deeply rooted connection between place and identity. It gathers personal accounts, through portraiture and audio recordings, aiming to relinquish and redress Belfast’s stereotypical representation. People no longer serve as symbols of the past. Through this series of intimate portraits, I have begun to understand Belfast as my home.

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