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, […]
Stephen Brandes, Peter Burns, Elaine Byrne, Oliver Comerford, Kevin Cosgrove, Gary Coyle, Paul Doran, Damien Flood, Cliona Harmey, Wendy Judge, Nevan Lahart, Stephen Loughman, Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Paul Nugent, Mark O'Kelly, David Sherry, Sonia Shiel, George Warren
Interlude, our 2011 group exhibition, was about edgelands, liminality, and the borders of the known; Last pushes beyond those boundaries towards a less familiar place where everyday structures have either been eroded or disintegrated. Last might be said to reflect a mood of anxiety, a struggle for survival, and the possibility of transformation. From another perspective, however, it is a simple exhibition of twenty recent works by Irish or Irish-based artists that has no particular meaning.
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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