Robert Ellis

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Robert Ellis uses photography to explore the notion of ‘home’. Working within communities, his images rely on inherent or local knowledge to inform a sense of place. He is an Irish photographer who graduated with a BA Hons Degree in Photography from Dublin Institute of Photography (2007) before moving to Belfast to complete an MFA in Photography in the University of Ulster (2011). Most recently he has been featured in New Irish Works as part of PhotoIreland Festival’s 2013 main show & book publication of the same name, he was nominated and selected as an emerging European photographer to participate in Plat(t)form 2014 at Fotomuseum Winterthur. Switzerland. In 2013 he was commissioned by Irish Curator Valerie Connor for Golden Mountain -TULCA Visual Arts Festival, and also spent two months as an Artist in Residence at Nagenda International Academy of Art and Design in Uganda.

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