The Serpentine’s digital commissions, mobile tours and online platforms
Hito Steyerl: Actual Reality OS
6 Mar 2019
Beginning from the premise that ‘power is the necessary condition for any digital technology’, this project is the result of extensive research into the local area surrounding the Serpentine Galleries – recorded as one of the most socially uneven areas in Europe.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude's 'The London Mastaba' Virtual Reality Experience
9 Jul 2018
Christo and Jeanne-Claude's temporary sculpture, The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park 2016 - 2018 can be experienced in VR and 360° video through Steam and HTC Viveport for free with a VR headset, or through the Acute Art app.
29 Mar 2018
Serpentine Radio is a hybrid publishing and commissioning platform for audio. It supports a nomadic live broadcast radio station and a living archive of the Serpentine Galleries programme.
Ian Cheng: BOB
6 Mar 2018 to 22 Apr 2018
Ian Cheng populated the Serpentine with artificial life in a two-part exhibition, starting with BOB, until 22 April and continuing with Emissaries from 24 April.
Zaha Hadid: Virtual Reality Experiences
8 Dec 2016 to 12 Feb 2017
On the occasion of the exhibition Zaha Hadid: Early Paintings and Drawings a series of experimental virtual reality experiences have been specially developed with Zaha Hadid Virtual Reality Group in partnership with Google Arts & Culture. This installation offers a dynamic and immersive insight into the workings of Hadid’s paintings and will be available to view in the gallery throughout the exhibition.
Syowia Kyambi: Between Loving & Me
9 Oct 2016 - 12:00 PM to 11:45 PM
On the occasion of the Serpentine Galleries Miracle Marathon, artist Syowia Kyambi (b.1979) invites you to record and submit stories of your own relationships that have created or affected change in a community or family.
Serpentine Sackler Gallery
8 Oct 2016 - 10:00 AM to 10 Oct 2016 - 12:00 AM
The Serpentine’s annual festival of ideas brought together practitioners from the fields of activism, art, anthropology, architecture, literature, music, philosophy, theology and science to focus on ritual, imagination and magical thinking. The 2016 Marathon took place over two days and in two locations across London, Day 1 at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery and Day 2 at Second Home. You can read a blog of the Miracle Marathon at radio.serpentinegalleries.org.
James Bridle Digital Commission
29 Sep 2016
The Serpentine's third digital commission, Cloud Index, is by British artist and writer James Bridle. Cloud Index is a weather prediction model that consumes vast amounts of historic weather data from satellites and correlates it with polling data on major political events, most notably the recent EU referendum.
Serpentine Mobile Tours
3 Oct 2018 to 10 Feb 2019
Serpentine Mobile Tours offer visitors an interactive gallery experience providing access to additional content, including artist interviews and curator tours, from the Serpentine’s internationally acclaimed Exhibition and Architecture Programmes.
Invocations for Hilma af Klint on Serpentine Radio, with Leah Clements, Clodagh Emoe, Daria Martin and Zadie Xa
12 Apr 2016 - 10:00 AM to 15 May 2016 - 6:00 PM
On the occasion of the exhibition, Hilma af Klint: Painting the Unseen, artists have been invited to produce sound pieces for Serpentine Radio responding to the idea of an ‘invocation’ through the prism of their own practice. Contributions include conversations, inductions, meditations, music and other works. Participants include Leah Clements, Clodagh Emoe, Daria Martin, Zadie Xa and more