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Kilkenny ArtsWeek 96
featuring an exhibit of photographs by
Stephen Johnson



The opening remarks for Killkenny Arts Week lead exhibitor Stephen Johnson's photographic exhibition of large-format digital photographs from his "With a New Eye" project on American's National Park. August 17, 1996 in the Butler Gallery of Killkenny Castle. Remarks by Anthony Hobbs, Kevin O'Farrell, Noel Sheridan (Director of Ireland's National College of Art and Design) and Stephen Johnson.


Long Gallery, Kilkenny Castle
Kilkenny, Ireland

August 17-25, 1996

The Kilkenny Arts Week is a Arts, Theater and Music festival drawing 35,000 people to Ireland from all over Europe. Photographer Stephen Johnson's digital landscape photographs are one of the featured exhibitions, occupying the Long Gallery in the famous 13th century Kilkenny Castle from August 17-25. Mr. Johnson will exhibit 32 all digital photographs made in preparation for his photographic project on American national parks, "With a New Eye."

While in Ireland, Johnson will tour the country with his digital photographic equipment making completely portable high resolution digital photographs on the Irish countryside, viewing the images on site with his Apple PowerBook computer, and building a body of work to be premiered at the end his stay in late August. Among the tools Mr. Johnson will be bringing to Ireland include the world's first high resolution digital panoramic camera.

Photographs of the exhibit will be posted on the worldwide web during the exhibition. He will be teaching two workshops in Digital Photography August 19-20, 21-22, 1996 and giving various lectures during his stay.

  • August 13, 1996 at 3:30pm
    Exhibition Press Preview

  • August 17, 1996 at 1pm
    Reception for the visual artists

  • August 17, 1996 at 3:30pm
    Stephen Johnson Exhibition Opening, Long Gallery, Kilkenny Castle

  • August 19-20, 1996 from 9am to 5pm
    Digital Photography Workshop, Ormond College, Kilkenny

  • August 22, 1996 at 5pm
    Public Lecture, Butler House, Kilkenny

  • August 25, 1996
    Exhibition closes at 6pm

  • August 28, 1996 at 7pm
    Lecture to Irish Photographers Association, The Gallery of Photography, Dublin

The Exhibition
The Exhibition in QuickTime VR

Irish Views: On the road in Ireland. August 1996.
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