Enda’s work explores themes of family and identity in contemporary Ireland, allowing humour and integrity to shine through the mundane.“I am particularly drawn to the strange monotony associated with family life and how small transient details of colour and play can become marvels in monotonous settings.”1
Bio & Career
Endas current project ‘Homebound with my parents’was the recent recipient winner of the international Bartur Photo Prize and a finalist with Lens Culture Home ‘21 award.
The series has been featured in The Guardian, Rolling Stone magazine,Feature shoot,Irish Arts review,Foto Nostrum ,Causette French magazine,Bird in Flight and a whole host of other publications.
“When the strict measures were introduced in Ireland in March 2020, I decided to take portraits of my parents during the ongoing lockdown. These images are taken using nostalgia, humour, and Catholic iconography, as a form of escapism from the stress of lockdown.”
Enda has exhibited his work at the courthouse gallery in Clare as part of a group show reflecting the Covid lockdown.As part of the Galway arts Centre open shutters exhibition.He had his first solo exhibition at Artwerk and Press gallery space in 2021
He exhibited at Photoworks Trongate 103, Glasgow as part of a showcase of the best of new Scottish graduate students. He has also exhibited in NCAD, Dublin; Catalyst Arts, Belfast; and other galleries in Galway and Aberdeen.
Enda graduated with a BA in Photography and Filmmaking from Gray’s School of Art in 2013.2