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Speaking to Support Structures: Barby Asante

Support Structures for Support Structures Fellow Barby Asante reflects on how acceptance and reciprocity can form foundations for creative support.

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Speaking to Support Structures: Abbas Zahedi

Artist and Support Structures for Support Structures fellow Abbas Zahedi considers the centrality of invitation and dialogue to his practice.

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Sound Gallery: Crystals of this Social Substance by Jay Bernard

Jay Bernard's audio work for the Sound Gallery series brings eight young people into conversation on class, economics and inequality.

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Sound Gallery: Atlantic Railton by Ain Bailey

Sound Gallery: Atlantic Railton by Ain Bailey

In Ain Bailey's sound work, we hear intimate conversations and sonic resonances that reflect Brixton's sites of care and resistance.

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Photo Poetry: Three Responses to James Barnor's Archive

Samatar Elmi, Louisa Adjoa Parker and Amina Jama write poetry in response to the vivid photographs of British-Ghanaian photographer, James Barnor.

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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 gathers titles that can help us reconsider how we relate to one another and take 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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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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