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Josh Tonsfeldt

The Artist's Eye

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 the accumulation of small gestures that build larger narratives. Attuned to particular media and the way they shape vision and perception, his interdisciplinary works have an intimate and happenstance quality. Tonsfeldt’s photographs and videos, often worked into larger sculptures and installations responding to the site of their display, capture intimate, unscripted moments which often play upon the tension between the subject in the image and the camera as a frame and a force of its own.


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Upcoming Exhibitions

Uri Aran
Take This Dog For Example

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, […]

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