Selected Exhibitions
2019      Surveillé·e·s, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan
2018      Surveillé·e·s, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris
2018      Gun Ballet: the Aestheticization of Violence in Video Games, VGA Gallery, Chicago
2017      Work in Progress, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris
2017      Culture Night, Bond Street Studios, Dublin
2017      Facts and Clarifications, Photomonth Riga
2016      The Postcard Show, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, 1st - 22nd December
2016      Landscape Rising, Solomon Gallery, Dublin
2016      Security Theatre, Or Gallery, Vancouver
2015      N-18, Kaunas Photo Festival
2015      Zwischenräume, Galerie Feld+Haus, Frankfurt
2014      Caravana Negra, Galerie de l'Ambassade de France, Buenos Aires
2013      The Postcard Show, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh
2013      Fotofestiwal Łódź
2012      Post-Script, Camden Palace, Cork
2012      Landscape: The Eloquent Light, Black Box Gallery, Portland
2012      Instant Love, MadArt Gallery, Dublin
2011       UNHCR: 60 Years - Stories of Survival and Safe Haven, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
2011       UNHCR: 60 Years - Stories of Survival and Safe Haven, PhotoIreland Festival, Dublin
2011       UNHCR: 60 Years - Stories of Survival and Safe Haven, CHQ, Dublin
2011       Open Walls, Black Box Gallery, Portland
2010      Open Season, The Dock Arts Centre, Carrick on Shannon
2010      The Little Picture Show, Crow Gallery, Dublin
2010      Talent For Haiti, Powerscourt Centre, Dublin
2009     Cluster Approving Association, Turn-Berlin Gallery, Berlin

Awards and Residencies

2017      Artist Residency, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris
2013      Fotofestiwal Łódź, Grand Prix


2012      Simon Norfolk, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh


Usbek & Rica, Pablo Maillé, Une exposition sur les milles et un visages de la surveillance
Petapixel, I use Cyberweapon Code to Creat Virtual Landscape Photos
The Irish Times, 12th July 2016, a review of Landscape Rising by Aidan Dunne
Prism Photo Magazine, Issue 22, Mariner XI
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Christoph Schütte, Frankfurter Galerien - Frauen und Eierspeisen an Sommertagen
British Journal of Photography, Lewis Bush, The line between war photography, acts of war and video games has almost gone
The New York Times Lens Blog, Niko Koppel, Game on - A 19th Century Approach to Modern Warfare
Polygon,  Tracey Lien, Karl Burke’s ‘A Harvest of Death’, Pavel Dobrovský, Hon na mrtvoly: Virtuální válka na fotkách Karla Burkeho
Prism Photo Magazine, Issue 11, Grand Prix Fotofestiwal Łódź
Photo District News, PDN Photo of the Day
DOC! Photo Magazine, contra doc! #2
Bold Magazine, Tomasz Ferenc, Otwarcie i Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2013

Public talks & panel appearances
2018 Living Under the CCTV Gaze, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris


Canalplus, L'Oeil de Links, Jeu vidéo et photographie


The Washington Post, The Sunday Times, Diário Económico, The Irish Times, The Irish Independent, The Sunday Independent, The Daily Mail, The Sunday Tribune, Buzzfeed, Agence France-Presse, Deutsche Presse-Agentur, 4SEE Photo, Corbis, REA Photo


1994     Law Society of Ireland, Solicitor at Law
1990     Trinity College Dublin, Bachelor in Laws (LL.B.)


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