Park Nights

Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights: Wolfgang Tillmans and Dimitar Sasselov

20 Aug 2010 - 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Wolfgang Tillmans invited leading astronomer Dimitar Sasselov to discuss his involvement in the NASA Kepler mission to find other Earth-like planets, and to explore some of his unanswered questions about light, the beginning of infinity, the edge of visibility and our perception of colour.

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Park Nights

Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights: Enrique Vila-Matas and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster

13 Aug 2010 - 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Writer Enrique Vila-Matas and artist Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster appeared together for the first time in London.

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Park Nights

Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights: John Maus

6 Aug 2010 - 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM

John Maus of the musical groups Animal Collective, Panda Bear and Haunted Graffiti presented an evening of experimental music in the 2010 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion.

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Learn

Conference: Deschooling Society

29 Apr 2010 - 10:00 AM to 30 Apr 2010 - 6:00 PM

Artists, scholars and critics have been invited to present critical ideas on collaborative and participatory art, pedagogical experiments and how such art can be understood and discussed.

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Live

Chicago Boys: while we were singing, they were dreaming...

10 Apr 2010 - 2:00 PM to 11 Apr 2010 - 4:00 PM

Two days of music played by a 1970s revival band assembled by Hiwa K. Performances took place in cafés along the Edgware Road and were followed by a discussion about the 1970s in Iran, Iraq, Lebanon and Afghanistan.

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Marathon

Serpentine Pavilion

Poetry Marathon

17 Oct 2009 - 12:00 PM to 18 Oct 2009 - 10:00 PM

The Serpentine Gallery Poetry Marathon was an ambitious two-day poetry event taking place in London during Frieze Art Fair week and featuring unique performances from leading poets, writers, artists, philosophers, scholars and musicians.

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Park Nights

Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights: New Music Action presents Phill Niblock

9 Oct 2009 - 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Pioneering experimentalist Phill Niblock presented a survey of his musical and cinematic work.

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Park Nights

Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights: The Colour of Pomegranates

2 Oct 2009 - 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Originally refused an export licence, Paradjanov’s extraordinary film, The Colour of Pomegranates (1969, 88 mins, DVD), traces the life of eighteenth-century Armenian poet Sayat Nova.

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Park Nights

Park Nights: Diedrich Diederichsen and Dorothea von Hantelmann

18 Sep 2009 - 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Drawing on fresh readings of Marxist and postmodern thought, renowned German cultural critic Diedrich Diederichsen discussed his recent text On (Surplus) Value in Art.

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Park Nights

Serpentine Pavilion

Park Nights: Mathilde Rosier's Play for a Stage of the Natural Theatre of Cruelty

4 Sep 2009 - 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM

French artist Mathilde Rosier, known for work that intertwines voice, text and melody, restaged her performance previously shown at Silberkuppe, Berlin.

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