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Home Video: A Conversation on the Role of Video in Current Housing Struggles

Home Video: A Conversation on the Role of Video in Current Housing Struggles

In the context of the UK's housing crisis, Ed Webb-Ingall speaks to three activists about how video-making is used in struggles for safe and affordable homes.

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Reading List: Helen Cammock for Radio Ballads

How can we speak, write, and think, of care? This reading list invites you to consider how we relate to one another and create frameworks for caring action.

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Sound Gallery: Breathtaking: On Black Beauty and Other Necessary Indeterminacies by Torkwase Dyson

Sound Gallery: Breathtaking: On Black Beauty and Other Necessary Indeterminacies by Torkwase Dyson

Torkwase Dyson's commission for Sound Gallery embodies breath in relation to the politics of space, the environment, and the rights of Black bodies to breathe.

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Sound Gallery: IN A GARDEN by Brian Eno

Sound Gallery: IN A GARDEN by Brian Eno

Rooted in thinking about the landscape around Serpentine, Brian Eno's audio commission, IN A GARDEN, invites us into a generative space made of layered sound.

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Where Soul and City Connect: A Personal Reflection on Serpentine Pavilion 2021

Where Soul and City Connect: A Personal Reflection on Serpentine Pavilion 2021

Nadia Joseph, a team member of New Beacon Books, reflects on her experience of the Pavilion and how it resonated with many aspects of her life.

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Jennifer Packer: The Heavy Lightness of Black Breath

Jennifer Packer: The Heavy Lightness of Black Breath

Renowned Black feminist theorist of visual culture and contemporary art, Tina M. Campt, recounts her time suspended in the paintings of Jennifer Packer.

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Invitation to Listen: Sophia Al-Maria and Melissa Blanchflower with Nick Hackworth

Sophia Al-Maria discusses her commission, taraxos, with Serpentine's Melissa Blanchflower and Nick Hackworth, Director of Modern Forms.

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Interspecies Communication Research Initiative (ISCRI): A Cephalopod ↔ Machine Encounter

Interspecies Communication Research Initiative (ISCRI): A Cephalopod ↔ Machine Encounter

Alasdair Milne, a researcher with Serpentine’s Creative AI Lab, dives into possibilities for creative collaboration between artists, AI and octopi. 

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Discover 50 years of the Serpentine

From the architecture pavilion and digital commissions to the ideas marathon and the General Ecology programme, explore 50 years of artists, projects and exhibitions.

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