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 12:

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Chapter 12 Synopsis:

  • Doesn't rely on observantion to make her work.
  • Is a period of discovery after the exposure is developed.
  • Has worked with a Pentax 6x7 her Uncle found her for 24 years.
  • Likes the experience of looking at a transparency on a light box.
  • Almost all the pictures she makes could be exhibited.
  • The photography is a culmination of the art making process.
  • Dreading the day she can no longer use transparencies.
  • Making show 'Fugitive Associations' was uncomfortable.
  • Had to confront idea she was now a landscape photographer.
  • Went back to look again at landscape painting.
  • Looking at the painters Corot and van Ruisdael influenced her work.

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