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Lois Weinberger

Invasion

Lois Weinberger’s 2002 solo exhibition in Gallery 1 explored urban ecology and nature’s continuous adaptation to human presence and disturbance of the land. His use of wasteland plants and weeds in his installations draws attention to peripheral and overlooked areas.

Invasion comprises a large number of tree fungi, which appear to grow directly out of the Gallery wall. It is a quietly disturbing and melancholy reflection on passing time and decay.

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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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