Ángel Luis González Fernández

Ángel Luis González Fernández is the founder and Director of PhotoIreland, an organisation that promotes a critical engagement with Photography, and celebrates every year in Dublin an international photographic festival for the whole month of July. In 2011 he launched ‘The Library Project’, a publicly accessible collection of publications about photography, whose holdings are currently in excess of 1200 items from 220 publishers worldwide. The Library Project venue, right at the heart of Dublin City centre is, additionally, an exhibition space. Angel has been a portfolio reviewer at such festivals as Les Rencontres d’Arles in France, Format (UK) and Encontros Da Imagem in Portugal. Under the auspices of PhotoIreland he published ‘Martin Parr’s Best Books of the Decade’ in 2011, and ‘New Irish Works’ in 2013. He has designed books for Irish photographers such as Miriam O’Connor and David Farrell. Ángel won the David Manley Entrepreneur Award in 2011.