The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a new music session where artist Bill Harris will host an experimental electronic dance night as part of our First Thursday series. Through this new series of late openings, the gallery becomes a space for hosting unexpected, experimental practices across multiple artforms from live music and expanded cinema […]
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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