Spirit of San José Photography Exhibition

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Ardmhéara Bhaile Átha Cliath/Lord Mayor of Dublin Mícheál Mac Donncha will launch the Spirit of San José photographic exhibition in the Atrium, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8 on Monday, 16th October at 5.00pm.

The goal of the exhibition is to showcase San José in a variety of different ways as seen through the eyes of professional photographers. Photographers were invited to submit up to 10 images that they felt best met a variety of categories and represented their perspective of the city where they live. The categories covered were civic, cultural, economic, educational, artistic and athletic; from which a jury of experts choose up to 50 images for the display.

“I am delighted to be here today to launch this photographic exhibition which further strengthens our cultural connection with the city of San José in California. Dublin has been twinned with San José for 31 years now and this enduring link between our great cities allows events such as this to happen.” said an tArdmhéara Mícheál Mac Donncha.

The exhibition runs from 16th October, 2017 to 3rd November 2017 in the Atrium and admission is free.

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Notes to the Editor:

 

The idea for the exhibition follows on from the successful photographic exhibition by Dublin photographer Jeannettte Lowe who showed her work in San José City Hall back in 2015.

 

The exhibition is curated by Kymberli Weed Brady, a professional photographer and Vice President of the San José Dublin Sister City Programme. 

 

Other attendees will include:

Pam Kelly President San José Dublin Sister City Committee

Tim Quigley President Sister Cities International

Sean O’Kane San José Dublin Sister City Committee

Cllr. Deirdre Heney Chair of Economic Development & Enterprise SPC

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