Niall Ruddy
Niall Ruddy is a Northern Irish photographer and writer based in Busan, South Korea. He completed his MFA in photography through the University of Ulster and graduated in 2021. His written and photographic work has previously been published by National Geographic Traveller, Foreign Literary Journal, Doire Press, Wordlegs Magazine, Groove Korea and Arts Busan Magazine. He is passionate about exploring and understanding other cultures.
2021 MFA Photography - University of Ulster, Belfast 
2004 BA Media Studies - University of Ulster, Coleraine
2022 ‘ESC’ - Group Exhibition @ Haeundae Atelier Gallery, Busan
2022 ‘He made a Fortress from his House’ - Solo Exhibition @ Gallery Sujeong, Busan
2021 ‘A Lightness of Touch’ — Group Exhibition @ Belfast Exposed Gallery, Belfast
2020 ‘현대사진영상학회국제사진전’ - Group Exhibition @ TOMA Gallery, Daegu (Website)
2021 ‘Lookout Tower’ from ‘He made a Fortress from his House’ project acquired by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
Say Sue Me (Photoshoot, article): Platform Magazine, Issue 4
‘He made a Fortress from his House’ (Photo book): YOONI Publishing, May 2022 (ISBN 979-11-968271-9-9)   
Gangwondo (Photo Essay, article): Foreign Literary Journal, Issue 4
Busan: After the Corona Virus, A New Normal in South Korea (Photo Essay, article): National Geographic Traveller, April 2020
'Drawing: Violence and Passions of the Paper' (Exhibition profile, article): Arts Busan Magazine, Summer 2018
A Place Called Home (Travel profile, article): Groove Korea Magazine, Summer 2016
Robscenity (Artist profile, article): Busan Haps Magazine, Summer 2015 
Changwon (Travel profile, article): Groove Korea Magazine, Winter 2014
How Far Would You Swim (Short story, fiction): 30 Under 30: A Selection of Short Fiction by Thirty Young Irish Writers
Where the Sun Sets Next is None of my Concern (Short story, fiction): Wordlegs presents: 30 Under 30 (I) Anthology
Another City (Short story, fiction): Wordlegs Magazine, Autumn 2010