Park Nights

Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights: Charlemagne Palestine

12 Aug 2011 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

The musical performances of the notorious piano-destroying, soft-toy-loving Charlemagne Palestine engage whole buildings.

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Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights: Helen Marten's Dust and Piranhas

26 Aug 2011 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Written and composed in response to the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2011 designed by Peter Zumthor, this video work by Helen Marten is structured around a scripted text delivered via CGI columns, rap, and cathartic slapstick.

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Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights: Peter Zumthor and Piet Oudolf with Fritz Hauser and Peter Conradin Zumthor

9 Sep 2011 - 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor discussed his groundbreaking design for the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2011, followed by a collaborative performance between Basel-based musician and composer Fritz Hauser and drummer Peter Conradin Zumthor.

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Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights: Michael Dean's Acts of Grass

16 Sep 2011 - 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM

Delivering writing into states of physicality centres Michael Dean's research into the political properties of language pertaining to authorship and autonomy.

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Poetics of Anxiety and Security: the Problem of Speech and Action in Our Time, Conference

27 Apr 2012 - 10:00 AM to 28 Apr 2012 - 9:30 PM

The Serpentine Gallery hosted a two-day conference exploring key works by poet W.H. Auden and political theorist Hannah Arendt. Led by internationally-renowned Harvard academic Homi Bhabha, participants investigated Auden's The Age of Anxiety and Arendt's prolific oeuvre, in particular the links between the authors, the relevance of poetry and the wider issue of security.

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Serpentine Pavilion

Tarek Atoui's La Suite opening the Memory Marathon

12 Oct 2012 - 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Acclaimed Lebanese sound artist Tarek Atoui transported audiences through a lost world of Arabic culture with a five-hour performance to launch the Serpentine Gallery's Memory Marathon.

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Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights: Cory Doctorow

29 Jun 2012 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Canadian writer, journalist and blogger Cory Doctorow convened an evening of performances and readings on the subject of digital memory.

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