Dr. Justin Carville
Dr Justin Carville teaches History + Theory of Photography and is Programme Chair of the BA (Hons) Photography Programme. He has published widely on Irish photography and supervises post-graduate research in the areas of histories and theories of the photographic image and practice-led research in photography.
|"Photography + Its Violations", Photography + Culture Vol. 8 No. 3, 1–5||2015|
|"'Dusty Fingers of Time': Photography, Memory and 1916" in Joana Bruck and Lisa Godson (eds.) Object Matters: Making 1916 (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press)||2015|
|"Photography, Ethnography and Cultural Nationalism in Northern Ireland" in Costanza Caraffa and Tiziana Serena (eds.) Photographic Archives and the Idea of Nation (New York: Kress Foundation/Berlin: de Gruyter||2015|
|"A Geographic Fact: Photography, Ethnography and History in Ireland" in Tanya Sheehan (ed.) Photography, History, Difference (Hanover: Dartmouth College Press/University Press of New England||2015|
|"The Violence of the Image: Photography, Conflict and Northern Ireland" in Liam Kennedy and Caitlin Patrick (eds.) The Violence of the Image: Photography and International Conflict (London: I.B. Tauris||2014|
|Visualizing Dublin: Visual Culture and the Representation of Urban Space (Oxford: Peter Lang)||2013|
|Photography and Ireland (London: Reaktion)||2011|
|Guest editor, 'Photographies' Vol. 2, 1 special themed issue on Global Photographies.||2009|
|Guest editor, 'Early Popular Visual Culture', (Autumn) special Ireland themed issue;||2007|
Dr Carville is an advisor to The Gallery of Photography, Dublin as part of their Photo Album of Ireland Project and the Reflecting 1916: Photography and Easter Rising exhibition as part of the Reflecting The Rising Centenary Events. In addition to contributing to exhibition catalogues he is on the Board of Directors of PhotoIreland.
| "Reflecting on Photography as History: 1916 and the Historical Economy of the Photograph", in Reflecting 1916: Photography an the Easter Rising (Dublin: Gallery of Photography)||2016|
|"Place and Placelessness in Victor Sloan's Photographs of Craigavon" in Victor Sloan: Drift (Banbridge: F.E. McWilliam Gallery)||2015|
|"The Deviant Face: Photography in Alfred Cort Haddon and Charles R. Browne's Anthropometric Survey of the Irish Race", in The Irish Headhunter: The Photographic Albums of Charles R. Browne (Dun Chaoin and Dublin: The Stationary Office)||2012|
|"Enduring Vision: The Optics of the Long View", in The Long View (Dublin: Gallery of Photography)||2012|
| "Future Landscapes", in Simon Burch: Under a Grey Sky (Dublin: Gallery of Photography)||2009|
My current research is on the relations between photography, ethnography and race in Ireland for a monograph tentatively titled; The Ungovernable Eye: Photography, Race and the Global Irish. Together with Ewa Manikowski I am editing a collection of essays on photography and the European Survey Movements. Future research projects include studies of vernacular photography and migration.
|The City in the Archive, (Supported through an IRCHSS Senior Research Scholarship).||1999-2004 |
|Photography and International Conflict, (Funded through an IRCHSS Major Projects Grant in collaboration with Proffesor Liam Kennedy, Clinton Institute of American Studies, UCD).||2008-2011|
|Photography and Ireland: A Cultural History||2008-2011|
| Visualizing Dublin (Supported through an IADT Seed Fund)||2010-2012|
|Photography, Ethnography and Irish Identity (Supported through an IRCHSS Research Fellowship)||2009 - present|
| Photography, race and Ireland (Supported by NUI Galway Moore Fellowship)||2009 - present|
I have lectured on the history of photography at international conferences as a plenary and invited speaker at; The University of Notre Dame, The Academy of Arts, Warsaw, Trinity College Dublin, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, The Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Kunthistorisches Institute Florence; The Photographers Gallery London.
|"'Beneath the Surface There is No Landscape': Post-Conflict Memory and the Disappeared in David Farrell's Innocent Landscapes, Photo/Memory: Recovering Memory Through Photography in 20th Century Cultural Production", Association of Art Historians Annual Conference, University of Edinburgh, 7-9 April||2016|
|"Topographical Memory and the Imperial Streetscape, RuinNation", TRIARC, Trinity College Dublin, April 2, Invited Speaker||2016|
|"The Topographical Turn in Contemporary Irish Photography", International Photography Symposium, Ladislava Sutnara Faculty of Design, University of Western Bohemia, Plzen, 23-27 Nov. (Plenary Speaker). ||2015|
|"Camera Sketches and Field Notes: Thomas Johnson and Survey Culture in Ireland", Survey Photography and cultural Heritage in Europe (1851-1945): Expanding the Field, Institute of Art, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 14-15 April (Invited Speaker).||2015|
| "Lines of Sight and Historical Topographies: Photography, Anthropology and Archaeology in the West of Ireland", Interpreting Landscape, Moore Institute, NUI Galway, Sept. 21 (Invited Speaker).||2014|
Awards + Achievements
I have received a number of awards from the IRCHSS for research on Irish photography in addition to funding to support post-graduate student projects in the area of the history and theory of the photographic image and practice-led research.
|Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowship||2016|
|Government of Ireland IRCHSS Research Fellowship||2008-2009|
|Thematic Project Research Grant, IRCHSS with Professor Liam Kennedy, Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD||2008-2011|
| Strand 1: Arts and Humanities||2008|
| Government of Ireland Senior Research Scholarship||2003-2004|