Anthony Haughey is an artist and lecturer in Photography in the School of Media and formerly Head of the Department of Media, DIT. He was a Research Fellow (2005-8) at the Interface Centre for Research in Art, Technologies and Design at the University of Ulster (http://interface.ulster.ac.uk). His research and audio-visual artworks have been exhibited, published and collected internationally, including his long-term research project, Disputed Territory – an artists’ installation and publication exploring the aftermath of conflict in Ireland, Bosnia and Kosovo, which was acquired in 2006 for the permanent collection of Wolverhampton Art Gallery, UK.
His chapter ‘Imaging the Unimaginable’ from this project was published in Grossman, A. and O’Brien, Á (eds) Projecting Migration: Transcultural Documentary Practice (2007, Wallflower Press). He forthcoming chapter contribution ‘Dislocations: Participatory Media with Refugees in Ireland and Malta’ will appear in a UNESCSO publication titled Refugees, Museums and New Media. He is a Co-Director of Borderlines, a major research project, publication and oral archive (held in the Linenhall library, Belfast and partner museums throughout the border region), documenting the effect of the Northern Ireland conflict on the lives of over 100 people living along Ireland’s border.
His current research interests includes collaborative and participatory media production strategies, including a long-term project with a group of asylum seekers, housed in a former Butlins’ Holiday Camp near Dublin. He recently exhibited 'Prospect', a video installation, part of 2MOVE: Ireland, an international touring exhibition exploring video, mobility and transnational migratory culture curated by Mieke Bal and Miguel Hernández-Navarro. He has considerable lecturing and educational management experience, co-supervises doctoral practice-based projects across the areas of globalization, photography and citizenship and is currently External Examiner for the BA Photography Programme, Westminster University, UK.
He was awarded his PhD by publication titled ‘Citizenship and Contested Space’ in the Research Institute for Art and Design, University of Ulster.