Dreaming Rivers (1988) is a film written and directed by Martina Attille for Sankofa Film & Video. In this allegorical work, actor Corinne Skinner Carter performs the role of Ms T, a black Caribbean woman in transition. Her children Daughter (Angela Wynter), Sister (Nimmy March) and Sonny (Roderick Hart) sit at her bedside and attend to […]
Art & Ideas
Art presents us with new perspectives on the world we live in and brings about a better understanding of ourselves and each other. Explore the fascinating ideas behind our programmes, hear more from the artists we work with and discover new ways of engaging with art.
The Screening Series brings together works by artists and filmmakers who seek to challenge the conventions of the moving image and to examine its evolving role.
The Response Series generates collaborations between experts, researchers, and artists not only across disciplines but also across methodologies and approaches to research and practice, with a view to creating new experiences and forms of knowledge.
An Artistic Eye
How do you become and artist? What is the best thing about being an artist? What do you all day?
In this series of videos these questions and more are asked of artists Dorothy Cross, Atsushi Kaga, Sam Keogh, Alice Rekab, Eva Rothschild, Bassam Al-Sabah, Sibyl Montague, Áine McBride, Isabel Nolan, Garrett Phelan, and Marcel Vidal.
The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a new series of Music Sessions with an emphasis on artistic practices that blur and break traditional genre boundaries through music. The programme supports and commissions new work, inviting artists to create new and fun engagements through music.
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The Douglas Hyde has gained worldwide recognition in platforming new and diverse perspectives in contemporary art. In supporting us you are enabling artists to make their most ambitious work to date and helping to bring that work to new audiences.