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Artist Talks

Anna Boghiguian
In conversation with Georgina Jackson

Saturday 13 July, 2024, 12pm The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present an artist talk by renowned artist Anna Boghiguian on the occasion of her first solo exhibition in Ireland titled Period of Change. Widely considered one of the most interesting contemporary artists of our time, Boghiguian is a close observer of the human condition, […]

Deirdre O'Mahony
In conversation with Georgina Jackson

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a walk-through of the exhibition The Quickening where artist Deirdre O’Mahony and our Director, Dr Georgina Jackson, will discuss some of the themes, subject matter, histories and ideas of the work on show. Listen to the talk from the link in this section.

Unearthing Empire

Unearthing Empire is a public event with artists’ film screenings, a talk and new commissions, taking place at The Douglas Hyde on Saturday 11 November, developed by Provost’s Fellow in Curating Aisling Clark.  The event examines Ireland’s relationship to colonialism; occupying the position of the colonised, but also its role in upholding colonial structures at […]

Siobhán Hapaska
In conversation with Georgina Jackson

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a walk-through of the exhibition Medici Lion where artist Siobhán Hapaska and our Director, Dr Georgina Jackson, will discuss some of the themes, subject matter, histories and ideas of the work on show. Listen to the recording from the link in this section.

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Tom Burr
Artist Talk

To coincide with Adam Shiu-Yang Shaw’s exhibition, The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present an online Artist Talk with renowned artist, Tom Burr. The conversation will be live cast on our YouTube channel on Monday 18 September from 6.00 pm. No booking is required and everyone is welcome.

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Amanda Coogan
In conversation with Georgina Jackson

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present an Artist Talk where artist Amanda Coogan will be joined in conversation by Dr Georgina Jackson, Director at The Douglas Hyde, to discuss the many aspects of Coogan’s Freude! Freude! project. An interpreter will be present at this talk to provide Irish Sign Language (ISL) interpretation. To maximise the event’s capacity, […]

Liz Magor
In conversation with Georgina Jackson

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, discuss some of the themes, subject matter, histories and ideas of the work on show. Listen to the recording from the link in this section.

Uri Aran
In conversation with Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith

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, […]

Kian Benson Bailes
Queer Possibility

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to announce the upcoming talk by artist Kian Benson Bailes, in which he will explore queer possibility as a gateway to creating new narratives, in the context of his own practice and Bassam Al-Sabah’s exhibition IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS Booking required. Please complete the booking form from […]