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Alec Soth

Hypnagogia

Hypnagogia is a hallucinatory mental state between wakefulness and sleep, a blurring of consciousness which is often associated with heightened creativity. The idea for this themed project came to Alec Soth unexpectedly, in the middle of the night, and the photographs that make up the exhibition are gleaned from years of work between 1996 and the present day.

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Upcoming Exhibitions

The Artist’s Eye
Éireann and I

Acknowledging the crucial role artists play in influencing and shaping other artistic practices, ‘The Artist’s Eye’ series asks those exhibiting in Gallery 1 to invite an artist of influence to present work in Gallery 2. In this instalment, Alice Rekab has invited Éireann and I, an archive of Black life for Black migrants in Ireland. […]

Alice Rekab
Family Lines

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a commissioned solo exhibition by artist Alice Rekab. In their work Rekab explores embedded personal and cultural narratives; the stories that we tell and the stories that we are told about ourselves. This work emerges from their own mixed-race Irish identity, their family history, experiences of growing up, […]

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