Futures Gallery

Belfast Exposed Futures is a gallery space dedicated to showing the best new photographic talent from Northern Ireland. It supports the development and presentation of new work by six artists a year in a series of solo shows. It is presented upstairs in the former Exchange Gallery Space at Belfast Exposed.

Current Exhibitions

Image © Aisling McCoy, Untitled, From the series THF, 2017


Aisling McCoy

Exhibition Preview 27 April, 7-9pm

Belfast Exposed are delighted to present the next artist in the Belfast Exposed Futures programme, Aisling McCoy. THF is a new project exploring the former Templehof airport in Berlin.

The Nazi Air Ministry commissioned the building in 1936, envisioned by the regime as…
28 April to 27 May 2017. Find out More »

Upcoming Exhibitions

© Dara McGrath

Roscommon Arts Centre Photography Award Exhibition: Project Cleansweep

Dara McGrath

Exhibition Preview Thursday 1 June 6pm to 9pm 
Artist Talk Friday 2 June 3pm

Judged by Internationally renowned photographer Martin Parr, this award was developed by curator Linda Shevlin. The aim being to provide a photographer with the opportunity to produce a body of work for exhibition at Roscommon…
1 June to 17 June 2017. Find out More »

Image © Jacqueline Douglas, 2017

Complete and Utter Happiness

Jacqueline Douglas

Exhibition Preview Thursday 29 June 7-9pm

Since the creation of photography, there has been little that has not been captured by the lens of a camera. In the present day, we have round-the-clock access to vast visual archives online, rendering the photograph as a common and intrinsic part of…
29 June to 19 August 2017. Find out More »

Past Exhibitions


  • ©Untitled, from the series Proverbs, Robert Ellis, 2016


    Robert Ellis
  • © Brian Stafford

    Reciprocated Gaze



  • © Victoria J Dean


  • Image © Ciarán Óg Arnold (2016)

    “Oh Well, It Was Red Anyway"

    Ciarán Óg Arnold
  • The Thousand Year Old Boy

    Yvette Monahan
  • Close To You

    Andrew Rankin
  • Aisling McCoy, The Radiant City, (2014) © FLC

    Belfast Exposed Futures at Photo London

    Aisling McCoy | Yvette Monahan | Andrew Rankin
  • Untitled, From the series Enquiries © Joanne Mullin 2016


    Joanne Mullin
  • Contact

    Ruby Wallis


  • Image courtesy of Max Planck Institute, Tuebingen

    Irresistible Drift

    Peter Evers
  • Rural Fluorescent

    Jill Quigley
  • Pot Plant I from 'Home Instruction Manual' (2014)  © Jan McCullough

    Home Instruction Manual

    Jan McCullough
  • Interferences (2014) Alberto Maserin


    Alberto Maserin
  • People in Trouble Laughing Pushed to the Ground

    Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin
  • Terminal Connectors by David Finlay

    Documenting Change

  • Digital Arts Studios Residents' Show

    Ben Craig, Dorothy Hunter, Jonny McEwen, Helouise O'Reilly, Ciaran Wood


  • ©Twy Miller

    Reconstructions: A Response

    Rachel Alexander, Patricia Prieto Blanco, Bernarde Lynn, Bronach McGuinness, Hailey McIvor, Eilish McQuillan, Twy Miller, Tony O'Prey, Jill Quigley, David Timlin
  • Frederic Huska, Modifications, 2013 © the artist

    Location: Los Angeles

    Frederic Huska
  • Dunmurry Today

  • Belfast Exposed Schools Programme 2014 - 2015

    Now Open
  • Image by Jill Quigley

    BX Summer Residency

    Jill Quigley, Emma Campbell, David Timlin, Ruth Gonsalves Moore
  • Image by Andrew Rankin

    Hold the Line

    Zoe Hamill, Paddy Kelly, Alberto Maserin, Jim McKeever, Tony O’Prey, Andrew Rankin & the winner of the Belfast Photo Factory Graduate Award 2013 Jacqueline Douglas
  • Shadow and Light

  • Apply Now: BX Summer Residencies

  • Denizen

    Sean Campbell, Olivia Devlin, Jiann Hughes, Conan McIvor
  • Urban Landscapes


  • From the series Aftermath © Anthony Haughey 2013


    Anthony Haughey, Laurence McKeown, Elaine Agnew
  • Wish You Were Here

  • Participant Workshop Image 'Shaping Our Identity' 2013

    Shaping Our Identity: A Work in Progress

  • Rat Run © Fergus Jordan 2013

    Garden Estate

    Fergus Jordan
  • Valuable Reflections

    Workshops and Exhibition
  • BX Residency Programme

    Robert Herbert McClean
  • BX Residency Programme

    Janine Davidson

  • Room 203 poster

    Room 203: Trade Unions in Belfast

    David Ellison
  • BX Residency Programme

    Faye Hobson
  • BX Residency Programme

    Belfast Photo Factory
  • Detail of the installation

    Drawing on Dreams Workshop

  • Broadway Parade

    The Village

    Hans Klemmer


  • Image above taken by Blake

    Streets Ahead

  • In Belfast

  • Image by Naomi Dass


  • Amy Brooks

    Here You Go

    Jordan Hutchings & Tonya McMullan, Amy Brooks, Colm Clarke, Charlotte Bosanquet, and Aisling O'Beirn
  • Now You See Us

  • BX Residency

    Richard Stout


  • Image from the Belfast Exposed Community Archive


    Belfast Exposed Photographic Archive Exhibition
  • From Men and My Daddy, Adam Patterson

    Men and My Daddy

    Adam Patterson
  • The City as Light & Growing up in Unity

  • Unseen Women: Stories from Armagh Goal

  • Will we be there?

    Will we be there?

    Zoe Hamill, David Mann and Brian Morrison


  • Belfast Exchange Gallery - Contacts from the Archive

    Artists: Belfast Exposed Archive Interns
  • I Felt I'd Been Here Before

    Colin Gee