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Kearns, Tony

  • IE ITMA P00113
  • Person
The Dublin photographer and film editor Tony Kearns is best known in Irish traditional music circles for his ongoing project of documenting the annual Willie Clancy Summer School in Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare. He has been photographing performers and audiences there since 1991, and has built up an enormous archive of images from the School.

MacWeeney, Alen

  • IE ITMA P00052
  • Person
Alen MacWeeney is a Dublin-born photographer. He began his career in Paris at the age of twenty, as Richard Avedon’s assistant. His work has appeared in numerous magazines, including The New Yorker and LIFE magazine and his photographs are in the permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the George Eastman House, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, and others. As well as taking photographic portraits of the Irish travelling community he also recorded their music, songs and stories.