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Family Weekend: Public Playground

Repeats every day until Sun Aug 20 2017.
19 Aug 2017 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM20 Aug 2017 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

What are the spaces for play in your neighbourhood? Artist Albert Potrony invites children and families to come together to consider the importance of play in public space.

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Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights 2017: Joseph Grigely, Blueberry Surprise

22 Sep 2017 - 8:00 PM

Joseph Grigely presents a play for three voices. Grigely, who is deaf, communicates with people who do not know sign language by asking them to write things down. These inscribed notes, collected over a period of ten years and edited into a new narrative, form the basis of Blueberry Surprise.

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Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights 2017: Eleanor Antin; Me, Myself and I

15 Sep 2017 - 8:00 PM

In Me, Myself & I, artist Eleanor Antin will read from three autobiographies; Conversations with Stalin, An Artist’s Life: Eleanora Antinova and Being Antinova, each authored by a different one of her selves.

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Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights 2017: Black Quantum Futurism

18 Aug 2017 - 8:00 PM

Black Quantum Futurism Collective (BQF) is an interdisciplinary collaboration exploring the intersections of futurism, creative media, DIY-aesthetics, and activism in marginalised communities. BQF focuses on developing practices and temporal technologies for survival in a high-tech world dominated by oppressive, fatalistic constructs of linear time. At Parks Nights 2017 BQF presents Project: Time Capsule

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Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights 2017: Shen Xin; half-sung, half-spoken

25 Aug 2017 - 8:00 PM

Artist Shen Xin unveils a live interpretation of her films, exploring criticism as an embodied emotional state.

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Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights 2017: Tamara Henderson, Seasons End: Out of Body

21 Jul 2017 - 8:00 PM

Tamara Henderson’s Seasons End: Out of Body was a choreography for film, twenty-four frames per second. Costumed nomadic species moved through character phases, embodying their pasts in the present, collectively pulsing a plot-twisting heartbeat. Costumes produced and designed with Aude Levere.

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Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights 2017: Bouchra Ouizguen, Corbeaux

14 Jul 2017 - 8:00 PM

Corbeaux was performed by ten women from Morocco and ten from London, brought together in a series of workshops. Forming geometric alchemical arrangements, the performers made piercing sounds and extraordinary cries in a stirring display of movement and sound.

 

 

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Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights 2017: Arthur Jafa

30 Jun 2017 - 8:00 PM

Cinematographer and artist Arthur Jafa hosted an evening in response to his summer exhibition at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, A Series of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions.

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Serpentine Architecture: Francis Kéré in Conversation

26 Jun 2017 - 7:00 PM

Berlin-based architect Francis Kéré was in conversation with Stefano Boeri (Stefano Boeri Architetti), Mohsen Mostafavi (Dean, Harvard Graduate School of Design), Hans Ulrich Obrist (Artistic Director, Serpentine Galleries), and Saskia Sassen (Professor, Columbia University).

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Radical Kitchen

Repeats every week every Wednesday 8 times.
5 Jul 2017 - 1:00 PM12 Jul 2017 - 1:00 PM19 Jul 2017 - 1:00 PM26 Jul 2017 - 1:00 PM2 Aug 2017 - 1:00 PM9 Aug 2017 - 1:00 PM16 Aug 2017 - 1:00 PM23 Aug 2017 - 1:00 PM

Inspired by Francis Kéré’s stories of gathering, debate and community around a tree in his village of Gando, Burkina Faso, the Serpentine Pavilion 2017 will become host to a series of community picnic talks this summer, Radical Kitchen: Recipes for Building Community and Creating Change.

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