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A photograph of a wooden frame with strips of different coloured filters, crisscrossed at the centre. The frame is on top of a tree stump in a forest.
A photograph of a black framed slide door and a stone wall with a red brick insert. The roof is slated and there is a tree with purple leaves on the left side.

David Lunney, Áine McBride & Katie Watchorn

From Here To There Opening

Join us for the opening of From Here to There with artists David Lunney, Áine McBride and Katie Watchorn on Thursday 28 October from 6pm.

From Here to There refers to transitions, shifts in points of view, and ways to belong. Each of the artists engages with forms of displacement; David Lunney’s movable sculptures that frame and re-frame his camera’s point of view, Áine McBride’s focus on the built environment and what is unaccounted for in-between; and Katie Watchorn’s translations of structures and materials found in rural farming. Since 20 September, they have been working onsite at The Douglas Hyde using the Gallery as a studio; a space to think, build, experiment, and make new work. Continuing until 5 February 2022, the installation of their group exhibition will continue to adapt and alter over time.

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Ufuoma Essi
All That You Can’t Leave Behind

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the fourth of the screenings of Art from the African Diaspora as part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES: All That You Can’t Leave Behind by Ufuoma Essi (2019). Selected by Éireann and I, All That You Can’t Leave Behind is an experimental film that works with appropriated video […]

A photograph of a record sleeve with the black vinyl coming halfway out of it.
Liliane Puthod
Frystatic

Frystatic is a pitch test, a sonorous perspective, taking a tangent to David Lunney’s work by interweaving traditional Irish tunes within electronic sound fields. By expanding throughout soft repetitive melodies layered with entropic sound effects, the mix recalls the mirror surfaces composition and colourful geometrical patterns visible in the artist’s drawings and sculptures.   Frystatic […]

A close-up photograph of ceramic sculptures in earthy tones placed on the floor. There is a large bowl situated near these sculptures. The background is blurred, there is a book shelf and two white men with backpacks standing in front of a desk.
Weekly Tours

Gallery staff will give informal lunchtime tours of the exhibition by David Lunney, Áine McBride and Katie Watchorn: From Here to There each Saturday at 2pm until the show ends on February 5, 2022. All are welcome and there is no need to book a place.

Upcoming Events

A photograph of seven silver cactus-like sculptures in The Douglas Hyde. The sculptures are different heights and sizes.
Daphne Wright
Artist Response

As part of our Response Series The Douglas Hyde is delighted to announce an Artist’s Response where artist, Daphne Wright will respond to the work of Katie Watchorn within the exhibition From Here to There.

A photograph of a white girl with brown hair in a knitted jumper on the left, she is reading a sheet of paper. There is a white man with a beard wearing a tweed jacket behind her. He is looking at a hanging tapestry of a unicorn in a fenced arena on the right.
Student Forum Tour

Tour of the exhibition From Here to There led by the Student Forum Group The Student Forum is a group of students and recent graduates who engage with The Douglas Hyde and its programming in different ways over a period of twelve months. These engagements include leading tours of our exhibitions, participating in reading and […]

A photograph of three groupings of different coloured lengths of wood. Each bundle of wood is held together with a metal clasp on the concrete floor. On the left there is a raised shiny surface.
Anne Tallentire
Artist Reponse

As part of our Response Series The Douglas Hyde is delighted to announce an Artist’s Response where artist, Anne Tallentire will respond to the work of Áine McBride within the exhibition From Here to There.

A black and white photograph of people walking through the glass doors of the Berkeley Library in Trinity College Dublin. The photograph is situated on a concrete wall with of imprinted wood grooves. There is a grey corner panel with a black TV screen situated on the left, beside the photograph.
David Lunney, Áine McBride and Katie Watchorn
In conversation with Georgina Jackson

We are delighted to announce an In Conversation event where our Director, Georgina Jackson will talk to David Lunney, Áine McBride and Katie Watchorn about, amongst other things, their collaboration on the From Here to There exhibition project. The conversation will take on Thursday, 3 February, from 7 pm at The Douglas Hyde. The event […]

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