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, […]
Student Forum Tour of Wild Relatives
The Douglas Hyde Student Forum is a group of students and recent graduates who engage with the Gallery’s programming over 12 months.
The ‘Anthropocene’ describes the dawning of a new geological epoch, one wherein the human race exists as the principle agent of ecological change. In this conversational tour of our current exhibitions, writer and critic Laurence Counihan, whose interests include posthumanism, accelerationism and digital materialism, will use the writings of Timothy Morton and McKenzie Wark to focus on the unequal distribution of consequences (geopolitical, ecological and economic) that are typically associated with ecological cataclysm.
Artists present us with new perspectives on the world we live in. Explore the exciting ideas behind our programmes, hear more from the artists we work with and discover new ways of engaging with art.