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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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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: Angela Dimayuga

Recipes as Archive: Angela Dimayuga

Chef Angela Dimayuga speaks about the personal and collective histories held in recipes.

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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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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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