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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

Exploring new possibilities for the Serpentine Pavilion to be in dialogue with its city, architect Sumayya Vally created four 'Fragments' of the 2021 Pavilion f...

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Excavating the Social Layers of London

Excavating the Social Layers of London

Colin Prescod responds to Sumayya Vally’s extensive research into diasporic sites of meeting, organising and belonging across London.

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Counterimage

Counterimage

Emanuel Admassu responds to the 2021 Serpentine Pavilion.

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Everything I Say Is True: Poetic Bibliography

Everything I Say Is True: Poetic Bibliography

Performance artist Kite uses family ephemera and historical documents to consider truth in relation to Oglála Lakȟóta knowledge systems.

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The Interfaces of AI Art Practices

The Interfaces of AI Art Practices

If machine learning is a new paradigm in computing, then why is there no new interface?

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Into The Archives: Vivienne Westwood's Climate Activism

Into The Archives: Vivienne Westwood's Climate Activism

We take a look back at the pioneer’s ongoing relationship with Serpentine.

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Artists World Illustration

Ecological World-Building: From Science Fiction to Virtual Reality

Alice Bucknell draws a line from the otherworldly, ecological imaginings of writers like Octavia Butler to the "digital gardening" practices of artists like Jak...

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An Introduction to Jakob Kudsk Steensen’s New Realities

An Introduction to Jakob Kudsk Steensen’s New Realities

To encounter the immersive virtual landscapes and meditative soundscapes of Danish artist Jakob Kudsk Steensen is to be transported to a new world.

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In Theory: Paulo Freire

In Theory: Paulo Freire

This Education Day, we remember and celebrate the radical educator and theorist Paulo Freire.

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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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