DENNIS DINNEEN: SMALL TOWN PORTRAITS │ Boole Library, University College Cork → 27 June 2015

Dennis Dinneen: Self-Portrait

“Denis Dnīn wz a publicn n ftogṛfr mcñ imijz in ɖ tân v Mcrūm, Cânti Cwc jrñ ɖ 1950’z, 60’z n 70’z. Îɖr in hiz stydio at ɖ bac v ɖ bar or on lcešn h cuvrd topics renjñ fṛm wedñz, cmyňnz n spwtñ ivnts, t mcñ pwtrits n paspwt fôtgrafs, rzultñ in an ācîv v ovr 20,000 imijz, includñ mni yt unsin. Ɖ xbišn, Sml Tân Pwtrits fôc̣sz on pwtrits n ID imijz ṣlcted fṛm ɖ 6,000 fôtgrafs ɖt hv bn scand ovr ɖ past 2 yirz bî Dêvid J Mur n Denis’z sun, Loṛns.

Kretr Dêvid J Mur dscrîbz ɖz pwtrits az hvñ  an unyžl infmaḷti ɖt ocežnli rvilz an ōcẉdṇs btwn subjct n camra. Ɖ mix v of-ciltr comṗzišnz, wōlpêprz, bacdrops n sml juxṭpzišnz wɖn ɖ frem mc fr ynīc n ofn hymṛs mmnts – ɖo mni v ɖz mmnts hv nt bn sīn publicli untl nâ, az Dnīn cropt most pwtrits fṛm ɖ fl negtv fr hiz claynts. Lcñ retṛspctvli at ɖz imijz uncropt alâz s t si ɖ xtnt v Dnīn’z ynīc vižn n plêflṇs wɖ ftogṛfi. H wz far mr ɖn jst yr avrij ftogṛfr pṛvîdñ a srvis. H hd a wundrfl î mixt wɖ taḷnt, tecnīc n fntastc wit.

Ɖ xbišn z kretd bî Dêvid J Mur n hz bn md psbl wɖ ɖ help v Crônon O’Devlin at YCC Lîbrri, Ynivrsti Colij Cwc.”

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