As part of our Response Series Musician Alon Benjamini has created the musical piece Golden Retriever: A musical response to Uri Aran’s exhibition Take This Dog for Example. In this new composition, certain parts are directly influenced by specific pieces within the exhibition, while others are inspired by the emotions and visions evoked by the exhibition as a […]
Monira Al Qadiri
We are delighted to present the tenth iteration of our screening series with a work by Berlin-based artist Monira Al Qadiri.
Al Qadiri is a Kuwaiti artist who creates works that explore gender, politics and petro-cultures. Her works often draw upon personal experiences. The Craft is an exploration of her experience growing up in the 1980s Americanised Kuwait. Interlacing biography, fantasy and science fiction the film reimagines the last thirty years of Gulf history and the closing stages of the American Century as a series of childish fictions involving a succession of alien encounters.
The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a walk through of the exhibition The Rise and The Fall where artist Liz Magor and our Director, Dr Georgina Jackson, will discuss some of the themes, subject matter, histories and ideas of the work on show. The event is free and everybody is welcomed, but booking is […]
Participants in this interactive Animation Lab will use their imaginations to discuss and visually explore the nature of memory. The lab will consider questions like: What is memory? How does memory change over time? What about memory is special? Participants will create their own creative responses to these ideas through animation. The Animation Lab is […]
In this lab, participants will experience sound in its different forms and reflect on the emotional responses that sound provokes. Daranijoh Sunni (E the Artist) will create and isolate different sounds and vibrations for participants to experience – and then ask them to think about and discuss the feelings, emotions, and responses they have to […]
Dr Georgina Jackson, Director of The Douglas Hyde, will lead a tour of the current exhibition by Uri Aran, Take This Dog for Example. Comprising a series of sculptures, video and photographic works, this is Aran’s first institutional exhibition in Ireland. Through his work, Aran explores the basics of language, behaviour, perception, and the rules […]
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