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Nocturnes - oil painting exhibition

Date: 1 December to 26 January

Venue: Atypical Gallery, 109-113 Royal Avenue

Category: Arts and culture, Exhibition


An oil painting exhibition by artist, Joel Simon, featuring atmospheric depictions of Belfast at night time.

This marks Joel Simon’s first solo show in five years, inviting viewers to join him in imagining the untold stories of cohabitants and rediscovering the familiar cityscape.

Simon, a former director with over 50 international awards in the film and animation industry, has seamlessly transitioned into the world of oil painting. His narrative paintings exhibit cinematic compositions and stylized poses, a testament to his filmmaking background. 

The exhibition promises a journey through Belfast’s nightlife, as seen through the eyes of an artist who has made the city his muse.

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