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View onto an urban sidewalk and grey old-fashioned storefront. The storefront’s windows are occluded with red fabric. On the window to the left, grey vinyl reads: “Nothing About Us Without Us.” Underneath in smaller letters reads: recess. There is a wheelchair ramp coming out of the storefront’s door, across the sidewalk, and ending at the lip to the street. It is covered in yellow caution tape.

HOLDING SPACE ACROSS CRIP TIME: Leah Clements, Taraneh Fazeli and K MacBride

A conversation about architectures of care, expanding ideas of access adisabled ‘elders’.

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HOLDING SPACE ACROSS CRIP TIME: Rebekah Ubuntu

HOLDING SPACE ACROSS CRIP TIME: Rebekah Ubuntu

Rebekah Ubuntu speaks on creating and maintaining personal boundaries, taking control of their own narrative, hope and reclaiming QTBIPOC histories.

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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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Emanuel Admassu responds to the 2021 Serpentine Pavilion.

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Recipes as Archive: Sanza Sandile

Recipes as Archive: Sanza Sandile

Chef Sanza Sandile reflects on 20 years spent cooking for a diverse and vibrant community of migrants in Johannesburg's Yeoville.

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Recipes as Archive: Marie Mitchell

Recipes as Archive: Marie Mitchell

Chef Marie Mitchell reflects on the ancestral nature of food and its capacity to heal.

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Belonging in Unbelonging: Sumayya Vally & Adrian Lahoud in Conversation

Belonging in Unbelonging: Sumayya Vally & Adrian Lahoud in Conversation

"Architecture is an extension of who we are and how we recognize ourselves and how we assert our forms of belonging."

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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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Courtesy of Himali Singh Soin

*Spring is dangerous, like love. And love survives the lovers.*

Himali Singh Soin, together with curator Kostas Stasinopoulos, asked friends to share messages, traces and transmissions of love.

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Bringing together the artists, writers and thinkers of our time to explore timely questions around technology, ecology and equality.

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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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