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Future - Exhibition
4 Mar 2020 to 17 May 2020
Cao Fei is a multi-media artist and filmmaker based in Beijing. Video, digital media, photography and objects all play a role in the artist's engagement with an age of rapid technological development. The Serpentine Galleries exhibition will
Studio Formafantasma are an Italian design duo based in Amsterdam. Their work looks at design's ecological and political responsibilities, while probing the global industries that consume natural resources.
Future - Live
14 Dec 2019
Visionary philosopher Timothy Morton and experimental composer Jennifer Walshe join forces to explore the multiplicity of temporalities at the heart of being human. A new opera presented in collaboration with London Contemporary Music Festival.
7 Dec 2019
Artist Christodoulos Panayiotou presents a new version of his performance, exploring the hierarchical order of literal, metaphorical and symbolic deaths on the stage, as well as the philological concept of 'tragic irony', through
Upcoming - Exhibition
8 Nov 2019 to 9 Feb 2020
For their newly commissioned exhibition at the Serpentine Galleries, Patrick Staff: On Venus presents their most ambitious work to date: a site-specific installation exploring structural violence, registers of harm and the corrosive effects of
Upcoming - Learn, Family, Family Day
12 to 13 Oct 2019
Join Family Artists-in-Residence One of My Kind (OOMK) to discover and share the interests we have in common.
Upcoming - Park Nights, Live
4 Oct 2019
Pioneering artist Carrie Mae Weems has investigated family relationships, cultural identity, sexism, class, political systems and the consequences of power in a career that spans over thirty years.
Upcoming - Live, Pavilion
2 Oct 2019
On the occasion of his major new exhibition at Serpentine Gallery Albert Oehlen invites the ensemble, Steamboat Switzerland and experimental musician Lorenzo Senni to devise an evening of music inside the Serpentine Pavilion.
Jenna Sutela is a Finnish-born, Berlin-based artist who works with words, sounds and other living materials to create experimental installations and performances that bring together biology, technology and cosmology. Her new work, I Magma,
2 Oct 2019 to 12 Jan 2020
The Serpentine is delighted to announce a major exhibition by Albert Oehlen, which opens on 2 October 2019.
Upcoming - Live
28 Sep 2019
Curator Amira Gad leads a tour of the Serpentine Pavilion 2019 designed by Junya Ishigami. BSL interpretation is available on request for all our Saturday Talks. Visit our BSL page for more information.
Upcoming - Learn, Language and Power
ACT ESOL Language, Resistance, Theatre training workshops are the result of a three-year research process undertaken by Participatory ESOL practitioners and Participatory Theatre practitioners, exploring how to implement Theatre of the Oppressed in
Upcoming - Park Nights, Pavilion, Live
27 Sep 2019
Pioneering artist Cecilia Vicuña presents Clit Nest, a participatory and poetic performance that reimagines the Serpentine Pavilion’s roof as a connector to the cosmos and its cave-like interior as a womb.
20 Sep 2019
Artist and musician 1010 Benja SL performs KINDLIG, a project with a mysterious musical composition, presented in collaboration with Young Turks.
Current - Live, Pavilion
19 Sep 2019
Join us for the launch of Suzanne Treister’s new book and web AR work with an in-conversation with Suzanne Treister, Michael Doser (Senior Research Physicist, CERN) and Hans Ulrich Obrist (Artistic Director, Serpentine Galleries) and a book
Current - Online, Exhibition, Pavilion, International
Utilising various media, including video, the internet, interactive technologies, photography, drawing, painting and watercolour, Suzanne Treister (b.1958, London UK) explores emerging technologies, alternative belief systems and potential human
Past - Park Nights, Live
18 Sep 2019
Join us for a specially conceived off-site Park Night, hosted at COS Coal Drops Yard in London’s Kings Cross with Klein.
12 Jul 2019 ongoing
The Deep Listener (2019) by Danish artist Jakob Kudsk Steensen (b.1987) is an audio-visual ecological expedition through Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, a journey to both see and hear five of London’s species: London plane trees, bats,
Current - Park Nights, Pavilion, Live
5 Jul 2019
COS x Serpentine Park Nights 2019, the Serpentine Galleries’ annual series of experimental, interdisciplinary commissions in the Serpentine Pavilion, presents eight new works by international practitioners in the fields of art, music, poetry,
Current - Pavilion
21 Jun 2019 to 6 Oct 2019
The Japanese architect Junya Ishigami, celebrated for his experimental structures that interpret traditional architectural conventions and reflect natural phenomena, has been selected to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2019.
Current - Online, Exhibition
20 Jun 2019 to 20 Oct 2019
Explore the Serpentine Galleries in a new way with our free Bloomberg Connects digital guide
Current - Exhibition
23 May 2019 to 20 Oct 2019
The Serpentine presents the first UK solo exhibition of works by Luchita Hurtado. The exhibition traces the trajectory of Hurtado’s expansive, 80-year career and reveals the scale, experimentation and playfulness of her impressive oeuvre. Open
Current - Online
11 Apr 2019 to 31 Jan 2020
Visitors to the Serpentine are prompted to view an app that uses augmented reality to show what Hito Steyerl calls Actual RealityOS.