Thursday, May 24, 2012

Pho20graphy exhibit

Photo Fit: 1. Barry McCall & Saoirse Ronan; 2. Brian Kennedy and Sharon Corr. (Pix. Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland)

Pho20graphy is a selection of works from the book of the same name which is a 20 year retrospective of award winning Barry McCall’s work, photographed in aid of the Irish children’s charity ISPCC. The exhibition showcases Barry’s unique style that celebrates the best of fashion and celebrity pushing the boundaries of technique and vision to create works of art.

Irish actress and ISPCC ambassador Saoirse Ronan whose image is on the cover of the book, which was published in 2010 and raised in excess of 350,000 euro for the charity, officially opened the invite only launch of the exhibition at The Copper House Gallery, located off Synge Street. The exhibition will run until 11th June, 2012.

A number of well-known faces who feature in the book and exhibition attended the launch event including Game of Thrones actor Liam Cunningham, Sharon Corr, Glenda Gilsen, Lorraine Keane, Martin King, Guggi, Dave Fanning to name but a few. Other well-known faces who do not feature in the exhibition but who have in the past been photographed by Barry including singer Brian Kennedy, designer Joanne Hynes, DJ Aiden Power were also there.