Michael Weir

Michael has been Director of the Belfast Photo since 2009 and initiated as well as curated numerous commissions on exhibitions of contemporary art with a particular focus on photography. In his role he curates the varied programme of artist talks, symposiums, residencies, workshops, short films and exhibitions per year. He has recently judged for the 2015 Circulations Photography Festival (Paris) and European Heritage Week 2014. He also reviews internationally, including at such Festivals as Les Rencontres d'Arles (France), Format Festival (UK) and Singapore International Photography Festival (Singapore).