Philip Arneill

Photographer
   
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Location: Dublin, Ireland
Nationality: Northern Irish
Biography: Philip Arneill is a documentary photographer and educator who spent 20 years living and working in Tokyo, and is now based in Ireland. He is interested in documenting musical subcultures, the urban landscape, smartphone photography, and exploring... read on
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Credits: philip arneill
Updated: 05/18/20
Location: Dublin Ireland
Daily structure, fresh air, creative expression. Three things vital for me to manage the new normal of being confined to the house and local area, not knowing if, or when, life will ever return to how it was. On March 23rd 2020 I started choosing a record sleeve each evening to reflect my feelings that day, placing it on display in the living room window, and photographing it from the street. At the time of writing, it's still unclear when the series will end.

*I finished this series on Sunday May 17th after 56 days. 
 The following day, May 18th, Ireland entered Phase1 of its roadmap out of lockdown.  
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CoviDublin

By Philip Arneill — On March 27th 2020, the Irish government announced a nationwide lockdown in response to the Covid-19 crisis.  These photos were all taken..
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Dirty Old Town

By Philip Arneill — These images capture the ambivalence I also feel towards Dublin for many reasons, not least my upbringing. A journey from Belfast which once took..
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18,168km

By Philip Arneill — The furthest city you can visit of comparable size from Dublin is Auckland in New Zealand. The two are separated by a distance of 18,168km. ..
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Barred

By Philip Arneill — In Dublin, the enforced closure of bars and pubs due to Covid-19 was quickly followed by many bars' (and cafes') decision to board up their..
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The Small Things

By Philip Arneill — The Covid-19 pandemic has forced us all inwards.  It has made us look more closely at our lives, grateful for daily routines, and maybe..
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Tokyo Streets

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SFC

By Philip Arneill — Shimokitazawa is a small neighbourhood in the south-west of Tokyo, about 5 minutes on the express train from Shibuya station. In 2014 it was placed..
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Tokyo Jazz Joints Munich

By Philip Arneill — We are delighted to announce that a selection of 25 prints from the project will be exhibited at the invitation of Jazzkultur München e.V. at..
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Mary Jane

By Philip Arneill — Sadly, Mary Jane in Shibuya closed its doors in late 2018. Read more about Mary Jane here . It is a reminder that time is ticking fast to capture..
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Lisbon

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The Owners

By Philip Arneill — I have been privileged to explore Japan’s incredible subculture of jazz bars and kissaten  coffee shops - many of which opened after..
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Monochrome 'Murrica II

By Philip Arneill — Having visited it many times through the imagination of television and film, and then in person, there's something about America that inspires..
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Take Back The City

By Philip Arneill — Take Back The City is a non-violent, social protest movement comprised of a loose association of housing activists, community groups and NGOs,..
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Raise The Roof

By Philip Arneill — On October 3rd 2018, thousands of people from around the country took part in a national protest in central Dublin to highlight the housing crisis...
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BASIE

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Shinto Wedding

By Philip Arneill — I had the privilege of photographing my oldest friend in Japan when she married in a traditional Shinto wedding ceremeny in Asakusa, Tokyo.
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Firewalkers

By Philip Arneill — These photos capture the impressive bi-annual fire walking ritual (hi-watari-shiki) in the forecourt of Daigan-ji Temple on Miyajima island,..
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Re-think

By Philip Arneill — Sitting in a freezing Tokyo February, bleary-eyed, attending early morning online tutorials to thrash out my ideas for an impending 'Re-think'..
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Monochrome 'Murrica

By Philip Arneill — Having visited it many times through the imagination of television and film, and then in person, there's something about America that inspires..
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After The Wave

By Philip Arneill — On March 11th 2011, a massive earthquake off the coast of northern Japan triggered a staggering tsunami which enveloped and destroyed large swathes..
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TOKYO SHIRO/KURO

By Philip Arneill — I lived and worked in Tokyo for almost 20 years. When people hear this, those who have not been lucky enough to visit, often express similar ideas..
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Then Play On

By Philip Arneill — It is a privilege to photograph the most intimate moments of musicians' performances, many of whom I had the good fortune to meet and spend..
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Japanstagram

By Philip Arneill — In July 2017 I had lived more of my life in Japan than in the country of my birth. Many thousands of words have been written, more skilfully than I..
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Tokyo Jazz Joints

By Philip Arneill — Japanese jazz cafes and bars are often hidden, insular worlds where time ceases to exist, spaces removed from the speed and chaos of the modern..
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