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Onyeka Igwe

The names have changed, including my own and truths have been altered

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the third of the Screenings of Art from the African Diaspora, part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES: The names have changed, including my own and truths have been altered by Onyeka Igwe (2019).

Selected by Éireann and I, The names have changed, including my own and truths have been altered is a story of the artist’s grandfather, the story of the ‘land’ and the story of an encounter with Nigeria—retold at a single point in time, in a single place.

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E The Artist
BLACKBOYSBLUSH*

As part of our Culture Night 2022 programme, E The Artist will present BLACKBOYSBLUSH* BLACKBOYSBLUSH* is a three part visual, performance & sound project curated by E The Artist (Daranijoh Sanni) in collaboration with Alice Rekab’s multinational FAMILY LINES Project, which is currently being displayed in The Douglas Hyde. BLACKBOYSBLUSH*’s aim is to both document and […]

Alice Rekab and Henrique J Paris
FAMILY LINES: Billboard Series

As part of the FAMILY LINES PROJECT, The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present two new billboards at sites in Dublin City by artists Alice Rekab and Henrique J. Paris. The billboards are presented in collaboration with Cypher Billboard, London. A new artwork by London-based artist Henrique J. Paris will be presented at Gardiner Place. A […]

Cairo Clarke
ON BECOMING

As part of our Response Series The Douglas Hyde is delighted to share Cairo Clarke’s response to the work of Alice Rekab within the exhibition Family Lines. ON BECOMING formalises concepts of belonging, identity and embodiment. The response takes a material form in three parts: a PDF file, a double sided A3 poster, and double […]

Upcoming Events

Rema Hamid
Clay Workshop

The Douglas Hyde, in collaboration with students from our TY Work Experience Project, is offering a half day clay workshop for TY students. This workshop will give participants the opportunity to engage in creative thinking through clay.

Jena Wade
Painting Workshop

The Douglas Hyde, in collaboration with students from our TY Work Experience Project, is offering a half-day painting workshop for TY students and home-educated students aged 15 to 18. This workshop will give participants the opportunity to engage in creative thinking through painting.

Lauren Conway
Drawing Workshop

The Douglas Hyde, in collaboration with students from our TY Work Experience Project, is offering a half-day online drawing workshop for TY students aged 15 to 18 from across the country. This workshop will give participants the opportunity to engage in creative thinking through drawing. This online workshop is exclusively for students from outside Dublin.

E The Artist
BLACKBOYSBLUSH*

As part of our Culture Night 2022 programme, E The Artist will present BLACKBOYSBLUSH* BLACKBOYSBLUSH* is a three part visual, performance & sound project curated by E The Artist (Daranijoh Sanni) in collaboration with Alice Rekab’s multinational FAMILY LINES Project, which is currently being displayed in The Douglas Hyde. BLACKBOYSBLUSH*’s aim is to both document and […]

Alice Rekab
Mythlantic Family/Clann Miotlantach

As part of our Culture Night 2022 programme, Alice Rekab will present a reading of their text Mythlantic Family/Clann Miotlantach. This reading will take place within the gallery activating new perspectives on the work in the exhibition. Booking required. Fully Booked    

Alice Rekab
In conversation with Georgina Jackson

We are delighted to announce an In Conversation event where artist Alice Rekab will be joined in conversation by Georgina Jackson, Director at The Douglas Hyde, to discuss the many aspects of Rekab’s FAMILY LINES Project. The conversation will take place on Friday 23 September, 7pm, as part of our Culture Night 2022 Programme at […]

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