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Aleksei German

Hard to Be a God (2013)

In an interview in 2014, Isabel Nolan stated that, “I’m interested in the ways that people are interested in the world – the ways that scientists, poets, philosophers, artists etc. find ways to interact with and activate the world”(1). On the occasion of her solo exhibition Calling on Gravity, Nolan has selected a screening of the Russian film Hard to be a God which portrays a grotesque and anarchic alternate world in which any progression in culture and technology are violently suppressed.

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Uri Aran
In conversation with Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith

The Douglas Hyde is very pleased to announce an In Conversation event where critic and curator, Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith will talk to Uri Aran about his practice and his exhibition Take This Dog for Example. The talk will take place on Saturday, 1 April at 2 pm at the Robert Emmet Lecture Theatre, Arts Block, […]

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