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Screening Series

Bassam Al-Sabah
Fenced within the silent cold walls

We are delighted to present artist Bassam Al-Sabah’s film Fenced within the silent cold walls (2018) as part of our ongoing screening series. We are very excited to be working with Bassam on his forthcoming solo exhibition which will open during the second part of 2022. Working across digital animation, painting, sculpture and textiles, Bassam’s work explores […]

Ufuoma Essi
All That You Can’t Leave Behind

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the fourth of the screenings of Art from the African Diaspora as part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES: All That You Can’t Leave Behind by Ufuoma Essi (2019). Selected by Éireann and I, All That You Can’t Leave Behind is an experimental film that works with appropriated video […]

A photograph of two black people crouched down with their arms stretched out and hands placed on the other person's shoulders.
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 […]

Yuri Pattison
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We are delighted to present the first iteration of our screening series with a new work by Yuri Pattison, considered to be one of the most influential young artists addressing the impact of digital technology on both infrastructure and everyday life. Pattison works across video, sculpture, and online platforms to explore the political, material and […]

A black and white photograph of a black man lying down with a hand on his bare chest and a hand palm up placed on the pillow beside his head.
Black Audio Film Collective
Twilight City

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the second of the screenings of Art from the African Diaspora as part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES, Black Audio Film Collective’s film Twilight City (1989). This seminal film uses a fictional letter from a woman to her mother considering a return to London, to create a framework for […]

A black and white photograph with a man on the left, a woman in the centre and another woman on the right. All figures are looking into the camera.
Martina Attille
Dreaming Rivers

Dreaming Rivers (1988) is a film written and directed by Martina Attille for Sankofa Film & Video. In this allegorical work, actor Corinne Skinner Carter performs the role of Ms T, a black Caribbean woman in transition. Her children Daughter (Angela Wynter), Sister (Nimmy March) and Sonny (Roderick Hart) sit at her bedside and attend to […]

Sasha Litvintseva
Every Rupture

We are delighted to present the eighth iteration of our online screening series. On this occasion, to acknowledge the crucial role artists play in inspiring and supporting other artists, we have asked currently exhibiting artist Steve Bishop to co-curate the series by inviting an artist that influenced and/or inspired him. Steve Bishop has invited London-based […]

Chloe Brenan
Different Dusts

Presenting artist Chloe Brenan’s film Different Dusts (2021) as part of our ongoing online Screening Series. Chloe Brenan’s work captures the quiet poetic moments of daily life; the shadows cast by a hand, the splash of a river swim and the passing of a cloud. Chloe’s approach is spurred by scientific enquiry and spreads across disciplines, this […]

James Richards
Radio at Night

We are delighted to present the ninth iteration of our online screening series. On this occasion, to coincide with book launch of Memory and Intermediality in Artist’s Moving Image by Sarah Durcan we have invited artist James Richards to share one of his works. James Richards’ artworks uncover connections between people, gestures, and concealed histories […]