Craneway Event (PG) + ScreenTalk with Betsy Gregory and Gilda Williams


22 March 2013
Cinema 2

Standard - £10.50 online /
£11.50 on the door

Barbican Members - £8.40 online /
£9.20 on the door

Concessions - £9.50 online /
£10.50 on the door

Under 18s £6

50p online booking fee, 60p telephone booking fee per transaction - click here for more information on booking fees

 Sold out

Find out more about Dancing around Duchamp

Featuring a ScreenTalk after the film with Betsy Gregory, Artistic Director at Dance Umbrella, and Gilda Williams, Art lecturer & writer for Artforum and Sight&Sound, a speaker at galleries including Tate and Serpentine and the producer of a book with Tacita Dean. David Jenkins, Film Editor at Little White Lies, will host the Q&A.

Craneway Event is a feature length portrait of Merce Cunningham by one of Britainís most accomplished visual artists, 1998 Turner Prize nominee Tacita Dean.

Shot in the craneway of an abandoned Ford car factory overlooking San Francisco bay, Dean films the legendary choreographer rehearsing his company in the massive hanger-like space, and records the powerful beauty of the dancersí hypnotic movement shrouded in sunlight.

US 2008 Dir Tacita Dean 108 min

This event is part of:
A Grammar of Subversion

Please arrive promptly at the advertised start time

Barbican offer the best new film releases alongside a unique programme of special seasons and events


why not try

Barbican Blocks
9 Feb 17 - 1 Sep 17 / Barbican Centre
Information info

Modern Couples
10 Oct 18 - 27 Jan 19 / Art Gallery
Information info

Afternoon Tea in the Conservatory
18 Jun 17 - 17 Sep 17 / Conservatory Level 3
Information info