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Back to Earth: Tracing the Roots

Back to Earth: Tracing the Roots

What does designing with and for the non-human mean?

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Back to Earth: By Leaves We Listen

Back to Earth: By Leaves We Listen

How can botanical knowledge support practices of ecological and personal healing?

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Serpentine Podcast Ecology

General Ecology: We Make Tomorrow

What are artists’ roles in knowing or making tomorrow? What are alternative ways of knowing our planet?

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Back to Earth Podcast

Back to Earth: Drops make an ocean

One of the core ecological principles of Back to Earth: we are all interconnected, smaller pieces of a larger whole.

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Back to Earth: Sowing the seeds

Back to Earth: Sowing the seeds

How are artists developing campaigns for the Earth? How can an artwork reconnect us with the environment?

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Back to Earth: How do we get there?

Back to Earth: How do we get there?

How can the Serpentine contribute to discourse around the climate crisis in a meaningful way?

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Laurence Totelin Plantsex

General Ecology: With Plants

Roots move towards water. Leaves grow towards the sun. Plants don’t have neurons… Does it matter?

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General Ecology: PLANTSEX

General Ecology: PLANTSEX

Reflecting on the long and deep relationship between botany, eroticism, agriculture and myth.

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Bonus Podcast: Rights to the City?

Bonus Podcast: Rights to the City?

Artists, activists and educators from across the world consider how artists, institutions and people can transform society.

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Serpentine Podcast

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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