Photo Ireland festival 2011 opened on Thursday, June 30th with the group exhibition, Mexican Worlds: 25 Contemporary Photographs, at the Sebastian Guinness Gallery, Connaught House, 1 Burlington Road, Dublin 4.
The 25 photographers that take part in this show are: Lorenzo Armendáriz, Carlos Cazalis, Livia Corona, Marco Antonio Cruz, Federico Gama, Maya Goded, Lourdes Grobet, Eniac Martínez, Francisco Mata, Dulce Pinzón, Yvonne Venegas, Patricia Aridjis, Cannon Bernáldez, Marianna Dellekamp, Daniela Edburg, Graciela Iturbide, Edgar Rolando Martínez, Fernando Montiel Klint, Yolanda Andrade, Dante Busquets, Gabriel Figueroa Flores, Pedro Meyer, Gerardo Montiel Klint, Rubén Ortiz Torres, and Gerardo Suter.
The festival was opened by Mr. Jimmy Deenihan, T.D. Minister for Arts, Heritage & Gaeltacht Affairs.
There was a big attendance, and some great work on display. Well worth a visit. If you have never been to the Sebastian Guinness Gallery, it’s between Baggot St. bridge and Leeson St. bridge, just off the canal.