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The founders of a photography journal dedicated to showcasing Irish talent are going beyond the aesthetic to tell compelling stories

18th June, 2017
Proof by Holly Foskett

A young man lies on a bare mattress, staring bleary-eyed into the distance. Bare-chested boys wrestle on the ground. A car swerves in a parched field. Teenagers drink in the rocky shelter of a beach, huddling around a fire. Stark images shot by Ulster University graduate Matt Glover record the lives of young people in the North’s Glenariff Forest; a harsh, remote landscape he describes as breeding boredom and isolation.

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