Interviewed by Richard West
Location: Artist's home, Newtownards, County Down
Date: March 2006

Still taken from: 'Sandy Row' by Peter O'Doherty

Still taken from: 'Sandy Row' by Peter O'Doherty

Chapter 9:

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Chapter 9 Synopsis:

  • Controversial nature of the show typified by image of armed policeman in midst of wedding group.
  • Works on various projects for Arts Council.
  • Photographs paintings for Mike Catto's book 'Art in Ulster'.
  • Awarded Arts Council bursary - but work is hampered by family commitments.
  • Travels to Boston to recieve bursary from Irish-American Cultural Institute.
  • Continued to question the ethical dimension of documentary photography.
  • John Hewitt comments on image of man in waders in the tropical ravene - from 'Images of Belfast' - vivid memory of the excitement of chancing upon this scene.
  • Participates in a three man Arts Council show in 1976.

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