The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the first institutional exhibition in Ireland by renowned artist Uri Aran. Titled Take This Dog for Example, Aran’s exhibition presents new and ongoing works layered throughout the space of Gallery 1. Uri Aran has a decidedly unfixed relationship to media and materials, combining aspects of sculpture, video, painting, […]
Using industrial or everyday materials such as cardboard, carpet, spray paint and tape, Gedi Sibony’s precarious constructions elevate humble fragments of ordinary objects into things of unusual harmony and vitality. Sibony assembles his installations from a variety of sources. Some elements reveal their use immediately with little intervention and are re-appropriated into satisfying configurations. Other components are formed accidentally as unintentional marks and traces of studio residue are accumulated over long periods of time.
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, Uri Aran has invited longtime friend and collaborator Josh Tonsfeldt. Josh Tonsfeldt’s practice is rooted in everyday life and […]
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