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Our Time on Earth Shorts: The Utopians

Artist and scientist Joaquín Fargas embarks on a quest to reveal the environmental impact of extracting lithium, a key component of electric cars – which aren’t as sustainable as Tesla or Toyota want you to believe.

Actors on stage: four people are trapped behind a door, looking desperately at another person reaching towards them.

In Conversation With Gecko Theatre

We spoke to Gecko Theatre’s Artistic Director, Amit Lahav, and performers, Ryen Perkins-Gangnes, Madeleine Fairminer, Mario Patrón, Miguel Hernando Torres Umba and Saju Hari, about their sell-out production The Wedding.

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Nothing Concrete: Being a young creative

Members of our Young Poets and Young Visual Arts Group chat about what it means to be a young artist today and their experience of being part of our young creative programmes.


Postwar Modern: Artist on Artist

We asked three female contemporary female artists (Clare Twomey, Kate Malone and Pheobe Cummings) to speak about the life and work of three of the female artists in the our Postwar Modern exhibition (Elisabeth Frink, Kim Lim and Lucie Rie).

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From the Archive: Wildlife (Paul Dano)

In another archive edition we return to the cinema and experience a family falling apart in front of their son’s eyes in 1960s suburbia – here we speak to actor turned writer and director Paul Dano about Wildlife.

The image shows the creative team and performers behind Transpose JOY including Ebony Rose Dark, Campbell X, Felix Mufty, Tabby Lamb and Mzz Kimberley.

Watch: Transpose JOY Pit Party

Following its sold out run in spring 2022, you can now enjoy this filmed performance of the latest edition of Transpose. Curated by filmmaker and writer Campbell X, this electric film features live music, theatre, rap and unbelievable twerking from some of the UK’s most exciting trans artists.


Postwar Modern: An Introduction

Postwar Modern Curator Jane Alison, plus advisors Ben Highmore and Hammad Nasar introduce us to the themes and ideas behind the exhibition. 

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Postwar Modern: Artist Spotlight

Curatorial Assistant Michal Goldschmidt introduces four artists from the exhibition: Anwar Jalal Shemza, Franciszka Themerson, Kim Lim and Shirley Baker. Drawing from their own writings, she shines a light on their life and work.