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Alexander Sokurov

Spiritual Voices (From the war diaries)

Do you often pray?
What would I be without God?
But what does God do for you?
Nothing.

This beautiful documentary by the celebrated film-maker Alexander Sokurov is structured like a diary; the narrator records and comments on the lives of Russian soldiers guarding the frontier of Tajikistan and Afghanistan in 1994. It is bleak mountainous terrain, the source of some of the highest peaks in the world.

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Current Exhibitions
Jennifer Mehigan
Nightbloom Chokehold

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a commissioned solo exhibition by artist Jennifer Mehigan titled Nightbloom Chokehold. This exhibition is part of the ongoing series of solo exhibitions under the title The Artist’s Eye which asks those exhibiting in Gallery 1 to invite an artist of influence to present work in Gallery 2. Acknowledging the […]

Bassam Al-Sabah
IT'S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a commissioned solo exhibition by artist Bassam Al-Sabah titled IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS in Gallery 1. In IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS, Al-Sabah transforms the gallery into a fantasy dreamscape embracing the shape-shifting potential of computer-animated worlds with a series of new sculptural works […]

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