12 Oct 2012 - 11:00 AM to 14 Oct 2012 - 11:00 PM
A two-day event inspired by the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2012 designed by Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei, the Memory Marathon explored memory, archaeological excavation and historical recordings through overlaps and interactions between artistic practice and scientific enquiry.
An afternoon of films, music, memories, refreshments and older and younger people's ideas about the culture of Church Street. This event brings to light the response of local residents to the regeneration initiative in the Church Street area.
Nancy Spero: A Conference
15 Apr 2011 - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
The Serpentine Gallery presented this conference on the occasion of their current exhibition of the celebrated American artist Nancy Spero, the first major presentation following her death in autumn 2009.
Royal Geographical Society
16 Oct 2010 - 12:00 PM to 17 Oct 2010 - 10:00 AM
The Serpentine Gallery Map Marathon, the fifth in the Serpentine Gallery's series of Marathons, celebrated a number of key anniversaries: the 40th anniversary of the Serpentine Gallery, the 10th anniversary of the annual architecture commission, the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, and the 2500th anniversary of the first, original Marathon, in 490 B.C.
Park Nights: James Richards' About Time
1 Oct 2010 - 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Artist James Richards convened an evening of experimental film and music exploring overlapping times and states of hypnosis through loops, repetitions and feedbacks across multiple formats and platforms.
Park Nights: Becky Beasley and Chris Sharp's 13 pieces, 17 feet
24 Sep 2010 - 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Artist Becky Beasley's performative project, 13 pieces, 17 feet, centred on Eadweard Muybridge's extraordinary 1878 panoramic photograph of San Francisco, and a peculiar feature of railroad millionaire Charles Crocker's house.
Centre for Possible Studies
Park Nights: Edgware Road and Etel Adnan
3 Sep 2010 - 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM
The Lebanese-American poet, essayist and visual artist Etel Adnan and friends convened an evening of readings, film screenings and music, derived from work underway at the Serpentine Gallery's Centre for Possible Studies.
Park Nights: Alexandre Singh
27 Aug 2010 - 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Artist Alexandre Singh presented The Alkahest: Chapter 1, a performance of an epic tale in the style of Homer, in which Singh recited the first of three interwoven and fantastical narratives from memory to a small and intimate audience.