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on a white wall, a large painting with a sandy-coloured background showing an abstracted village community made up of dozens of small human figures with pinkish-red faces. they are arranged in cocoon-like positions and clusters, with dark brown lines resembling roots connecting them to dozens of trees

The Neighbourhood of the House of Wealth

In this short story brimming with life, Leila Aboulela animates the history of Bait Al-Mal, the childhood neighbourhood of Kamala Ibrahim Ishag.

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Black Planetarium

Black Planetarium

Responding to Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster's Alienarium 5, this short story embraces cosmic metamorphosis and imagines a moment of Black transcendence.

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Discover over 50 years of the Serpentine

From the architectural Pavilion and digital commissions to the ideas Marathons and research-led initiatives, explore our past projects and exhibitions.

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