Interviewed by Richard West
Location: Artist's home, Belfast
Date: February 2014

Still taken from: 'Art of the Troubles - Mary McIntyre'

Still taken from: 'Art of the Troubles - Mary McIntyre'

Chapter 10:

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Chapter 10 Synopsis:

  • Was always exhibiting with artists rather than photographers.
  • Photography was generally only used as ephemeral documentation.
  • Just happened to used photography as a medium.
  • Making work in the outdoors can be arduous.
  • But loves the act of taking photographs.
  • The process of taking photographs is painstaking and immersive.
  • Makes work in bursts of activity.
  • Photographs were preconceived rather than spontaneous.
  • Would notice people by physical attribute and ask them to model.
  • Work wasn't a heavy critique of materialism.

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