Posts Tagged: Galway

People and places – A collective photo essay

For the past six weeks, a group of six engaged students and myself have been developing our visual literacy skills through the axes of seeing, looking and perceiving. Three weeks ago, we embarked ourselves in a little project. The initial task was to photograph happy/humane and unhappy/inhumane urban spaces. We decided to look at how we socialize in urban spaces and Galway was our backdrop.

People and places – A collective photo essay

For the past six weeks, a group of six engaged students and myself have been developing our visual literacy skills through the axes of seeing, looking and perceiving. Three weeks ago, we embarked ourselves in a little project. The initial task was to photograph happy/humane and unhappy/inhumane urban spaces. We decided to look at how we socialize in urban spaces and Galway was our backdrop.

3 Things You Didn’t Know About the Bin Men

Every day, the bin men tirelessly whisk away the rubbish we have set outside.  Chances are, you haven’t given much thought to what happens to your rubbish after it leaves your bin.  Although we all know bin men do this

3 Things You Didn’t Know About the Bin Men

Every day, the bin men tirelessly whisk away the rubbish we have set outside.  Chances are, you haven’t given much thought to what happens to your rubbish after it leaves your bin.  Although we all know bin men do this

Space and Objects of The Falafel Stand

When I set out to do my photography project on the falafel stand at the farmers market I did not expect to become so engrossed in the use of the objects and ingredients at the stand. Originally I had thought

Space and Objects of The Falafel Stand

When I set out to do my photography project on the falafel stand at the farmers market I did not expect to become so engrossed in the use of the objects and ingredients at the stand. Originally I had thought

Galway city: between salmons and tourists

The focus of Visual Sociology NUIG in 2015 is space and place. More specifically, this term we are exploring Galway city. Two weeks ago, Prof. Kevin Leyden visited the class and talked about friendly cities. He advocated for walkable and

Galway city: between salmons and tourists

The focus of Visual Sociology NUIG in 2015 is space and place. More specifically, this term we are exploring Galway city. Two weeks ago, Prof. Kevin Leyden visited the class and talked about friendly cities. He advocated for walkable and