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Artist Talks

Cruinniú na nÓg 2020
An Artistic Eye

The Douglas Hyde Gallery is delighted to take part in Cruinniú na nÓg, a day of free creativity for children and young people, taking place this year on Saturday 13 June, 2020. How do you become an artist? What’s the best thing about being an artist? What do you do all day? In this series […]

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. To book […]

Fiona Gannon
Into the Dark with the Light On

Fiona Gannon will discuss her research on the relationship between the ‘human’ and the ‘animal’, taking two active interfaces as lenses through which to think this difference. The ha-ha, a feature of landscape architecture, will be considered alongside a combination of the gesture of an outstretched hand and the cameraphone; historical and current mediators of human […]

Isabel Nolan
In Conversation with Martin Herbert

The Douglas Hyde is very pleased to share details of this upcoming conversation between artist Isabel Nolan and writer Martin Herbert on the occasion of Nolan’s current solo exhibition Calling on Gravity. Comprising suspended and floor-based sculptures, portrait paintings, drawings, photographs and a rug, the show is made up of mostly new works which unsettle […]

Abbas Akhavan
In conversation with Georgina Jackson

We are delighted to welcome Abbas Akhavan back to Dublin on the penultimate day of his solo exhibition variations on a garden. At 6.30pm in the Robert Emmett Lecture Theatre in the Arts Building of Trinity College, Dublin, the artist will take part in a conversation with Georgina Jackson, Director of The Douglas Hyde.

Liliane Lijn
In conversation with Dr Georgina Jackson

We are delighted to share details of this upcoming artist talk by Liliane Lijn in which she will discuss her current exhibition with Dr Georgina Jackson, Director of The Douglas Hyde. In the second instalment of ‘The Artist’s Eye’ series, Liliane Lijn has been invited to present her work in Gallery 2 by Tamara Henderson. Lijn is […]

Tamara Henderson
Artist Talk

To celebrate the closing of Seasons End: More Than Suitcases, we are delighted to welcome Tamara Henderson back to Dublin to take part in a conversation on her work with Georgina Jackson, Director of The Douglas Hyde and curator of the exhibition. The talk will be followed by a finissage in the Gallery, kindly sponsored […]

Victoria Brooks & Nikos Papastergiadis
Artist Talk

In the context of A Visibility Matrix, the large-scale video work initiated by Sven Anderson and Gerard Byrne in Gallery 1, we’re delighted to welcome Victoria Brooks and Professor Nikos Papastergiadis to talk on their current research around visibility. Brooks will focus on the visibility and invisibility of the production infrastructure of film in a […]

Grace Weir
Artist Talk

In this lunchtime talk, artist Grace Weir will talk on her contribution to A Visibility Matrix, the exhibition initiated by Dublin-based artists Sven Anderson and Gerard Byrne installed in Gallery 1 from June 7 to August 25, 2018. Read more about A Visibility Matrix here. For her contribution to A Visibility Matrix, Weir chose her 2015 […]