Colin Davidson

Colin is an artist and Chancellor, Ulster University. Since 2010 his focus has been on painting grand scale portraits which have won widespread recognition and many international awards. His sitters have included HM Queen Elizabeth II, Angela Merkel, Brad Pitt, Ed Sheeran and Seamus Heaney to name a few. His exhibition; Silent Testimony, reveals the stories of eighteen people who are connected by their individual experiences of loss through ‘The Troubles.’ Visit here for more on Colin’s art practice.

selected highlights

Frank Ferguson in conversation with Elinor Davies, James Ward and Carolann North

Frank Ferguson talks with Elinor Davies, James Ward and Carolann North about their written work covering subjects ranging from domestic experiences of ‘The Troubles’ to immigrant communities, afrofuturism and the future of Northern Ireland.

Ulster University

Colin Davidson – Silent Testimony: An Introduction

Colin Davidson introduces his exhibition ‘Silent Testimony’ at the Ulster Museum in Belfast, setting the context and inspiration behind the series of portraits of victims and survivors of ‘The Troubles.’

Ulster University

TURF – A Short Film by Ara Devine

A Derryman and a Syrian asylum seeker spend a day working on a bog with a complicated journey across the Irish border.

Watch the conversation with Paul Moore and filmmaker Ara Devine.

Ulster University

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