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 15:

(Chapter 15 of 19, Running Time: 00:10:40)

Chapter 15 Synopsis:

  • Inspired by still from French film to reintroduce figure into photographs.
  • Also inspired by Raúl Ruiz film 'Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting'
  • Ruiz film stimulated questions about the role of the observer.
  • Referenced Casper David Friedrich.
  • Friedrich suggests pictorial scheme of present past and future in image.
  • Recently seeing Northern Ireland 30 years catalogue felt strange.
  • Felt strange to be part of a story in relation to the Troubles.
  • Had image in Imperial War Museum show which surprised her.
  • Her fog images described as being post-conflict sublime.

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