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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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Sound Gallery: IN A GARDEN by Brian Eno

Sound Gallery: IN A GARDEN by Brian Eno

Rooted in thinking about the landscape around Serpentine, Brian Eno's audio commission, IN A GARDEN, opens up a generative space made of layered sound.

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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

Nadia Joseph, a team member of New Beacon Books, reflects on her experience of the Pavilion and how it resonated with many aspects of her life.

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Jennifer Packer: The Heavy Lightness of Black Breath

Jennifer Packer: The Heavy Lightness of Black Breath

Renowned Black feminist theorist of visual culture and contemporary art, Tina M. Campt, recounts her time suspended in the paintings of Jennifer Packer.

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Invitation to Listen: Sophia Al-Maria and Melissa Blanchflower with Nick Hackworth

Sophia Al-Maria discusses her commission, taraxos, with Serpentine's Melissa Blanchflower and Nick Hackworth, Director of Modern Forms.

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Interspecies Communication Research Initiative (ISCRI): A Cephalopod ↔ Machine Encounter

Interspecies Communication Research Initiative (ISCRI): A Cephalopod ↔ Machine Encounter

Alasdair Milne, a researcher with Serpentine’s Creative AI Lab, dives into possibilities for creative collaboration between artists, AI and octopi. 

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HOLDING SPACE ACROSS CRIP TIME: Kyla Harris & Leah Clements

HOLDING SPACE ACROSS CRIP TIME: Kyla Harris & Leah Clements

A conversation about the power of representation in relation to disability, making work accessible and the importance of disabled/crip community.

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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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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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