Bantercast 78 Other Voices: Jean Curran

One of our favourite conversations at last month’s Banter weekend at Other Voices in Dingle, Co Kerry was the one with Jean Curran, the Waterford-born photographic artist and photojournalist joining us by the fire at Foxy John’s as Storm Desmond raged outside. Jean talked at length about her From Both Sides project, involving taking portraits of US military in Afghanistan which were then painted by hand by an Afghan artist, as well as such projects as Neither Here Nor There, about young middle-class Malawian students moving to Ireland, and The Shoreline Cast, focusing on fishermen working from a deserted beach in Kenya. Make sure to check out her work at