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FAMILY LINES PROJECT

Éireann and I
Race, place and belonging: food and heritage

In this workshop, facilitated by Éireann and I, we invite you to share and celebrate your cultural food practices. Our food practices can be a ritual, an act of celebration, and a way to document our family histories. Participants will prepare and bring a dish and a corresponding food story. Using various artistic mediums we […]

Salma Ahmad Caller
Shell Fables ~ a Curious Cabinet of Beings & Becoming

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a special in-person screening of Shell Fables ~ a Curious Cabinet of Beings & Becoming (2022) by Salma Ahmad Caller as part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES. The screening will take place on Tuesday, 7 June at 6pm here at The Douglas Hyde. No booking required.   […]

Shadi Abdel Salam
The Night of Counting the Years

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the tenth and final of the screenings of Art from the African Diaspora as part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES. Aiming to platform the voices of Black artists and artists of colour and to represent intergenerational legacies of self-representation in the production of film, writing and visual […]

Salma Ahmad Caller
Shell Fables ~ a Curious Cabinet of Beings & Becoming

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the ninth of the screenings of Art from the African Diaspora as part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES: Shell Fables ~ a Curious Cabinet of Beings & Becoming by Salma Ahmad Caller (2022). This seventeen minute film is Salma Ahmad Caller’s first film, a prototype, curating her mixed-race identity […]

Éireann and I
Race, Place and Belonging

You’re invited to join us in examining what makes a family archive. Letters, photographs, diary entries, postcards, trinkets. The objects we inherit often reflect our own history and share the same narratives of movement and displacement as we do. How do the items we hold dear to us connect us to our lineage? What do […]

Alice Rekab
FAMILY LINES: Billboard Series Cork

As part of the FAMILY LINES PROJECT, The Douglas Hyde is delighted to introduce the first of a Billboard Series displaying artworks by Alice Rekab. From 4 November 2021 for three weeks the artwork Isatu at Rest in Cork (2021) will be presented on ten billboards across nine sites within Cork City. As Alice Rekab states “Isatu at […]

Holly Graham & Zinzi Minott
Petname: Momma . Me Mudder . Sis . Brodder . Sweetie . Carmen . Plummy & Fi Dem II

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a special in-person screening of Petname: Momma . Me Mudder . Sis . Brodder . Sweetie . Carmen . Plummy (2014) by Holly Graham and Fi Dem II (2019) by Zinzi Minott as part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES. The screening will take place on Tuesday, 19 […]

Zinzi Minott
Fi Dem II

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the eighth of the screenings of Art from the African Diaspora as part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES. Aiming to platform the voices of Black artists and artists of colour and to represent intergenerational legacies of self-representation in the production of film, writing and visual art, Alice […]

Holly Graham
Momma . Me Mudder . Sis . Brodder . Sweetie . Carmen . Plummy

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the seventh of the screenings of Art from the African Diaspora as part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES: Petname: Momma . Me Mudder . Sis . Brodder . Sweetie . Carmen . Plummy by Holly Graham (2014). A brother nicknamed ‘Brother’ A sister referred to as ‘Momma’ A […]