Philip Bourke

Philip Bourke

Professionally I have been working as a Documentary Wedding Photography on a full time basis since 2004.

Away form Wedding work, I like to document street life and have done so for almost twenty yea... Show more

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Biography

Professionally I have been working as a Documentary Wedding Photography on a full time basis since 2004.


Away form Wedding work, I like to document street life and have done so for almost twenty years. Here’s a small select sample of my street photography / documentary photography from that near twenty years. all photographed on 35mm B&W negative film



Exhibitions


Close Your Eyes and See! St. Johns Graduation show, Vision Centre, North Main St. Cork. (Images from the project “These Streets…”), June 2003


Art trail: Selection of images from the 10 Mardyke Studio (Rahilly Building UCC, Cork), December 2003


Land: Tigh Fili Gallery, McCurtain St. Cork. Four man group show. Featuring two artists and two photographers. Each bringing their subjective vision on the landscape together. Merging the form of landscape with urban social landscape to a cathartic image of the land and what it represents. August 2005


New Works: Frame Gallery, Denmark St., Limerick City. Exhibition of paintings and photographs. Featuring both established and up and coming artists. (Images from project Portugal Portraits), July 2006


Second Cities: Kosice, Slovakia. Group show taking in photographers from European second cities. The work and images convey each artist’s subjective vision of living their home country’s second largest city, November 2007.


Cork Arts Collective: Photographic Light Box Show, Barry’s, July 2009


Cork Arts Trail: Open Shutter Group project “Rediscovering Locality”. Street projected images and “Camera Obscura” set up on the Port of Cork, November 2009


Kinsale Arts Week: “33 Market Square”, July 2010


“STREET” Pop Up Street Exhibition, The Dark Room, Camden Palace, Cork, November 2014


Cork Photo Fringe: “These Streets Glitter in the Dark” Coffee Roasters, Cork, July 2015


The Bench Project: Roland Groebe’s group project, Germany, November 2016


Outside: Camden Palace, presented by On Edge Street, July 2016


Other Spaces: Camden Palace, presented by On Edge Street, March 2017


Life is Worth Talking About, Cork City Hall, July 2017


Outside: At Counihans, presented by On Edge Street, November 2017


World Street Photography 5, Exclusively featuring work from the WSP 5 book (Kujaja.com), Hamburg, June 2018


World Street Photography 6, Exclusively featuring work from the WSP 6 book (Kujaja.com), Hamburg, (Kujaja.com) June 2019


As Curator


Five Paths (Group Show): Frame Gallery, Limerick, 2009


Permanent display at Cask bar on McCurtain St. Cork, Ireland


Co-Founder of On Edge Street, an online magazine casting a critical eye on street and documentary photography


At the Gee-Gees series work featured at Photographic Mercadillo and [121 Clicks] in 2020

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