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Subject to Change: Anthology

From award winners and Brexit to the politics of language and presidents, look back at all twelve of the poems from the Subject to Change series by the Barbican Young Poets as they respond to events from our ever changing world in 2018. 

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Meet the Couples: Emilie Flöge & Gustav Klimt

We look at the relationship between Klimt and Flöge and see how, in a process of co-creation, they became standard-bearers of the new liberated man and woman, the alternative king and queen of fashionable Vienna Secession

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David Lowery / The Old Man and the Gun

Rising star David Lowery (A Ghost Story) speak to us about directing Robert Redford in what he claims is his last acting role, in The Old Man and The Gun, the story of a 70-year-old jailbreaker who embarks on a series of unprecedented heists.

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Barbican Sessions #12: Timo-Veikko Valve


In our latest session, Timo-Veikko Valve, principal cello at the Australian Chamber Orchestra, performs JS Bach's Sarabande from Suite No.4 for Unaccompanied Cello BWV1010 in E-flat Major at Milton Court.

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Meet the Couples: Camille Claudel & Auguste Rodin

Inspiring some of his most passionate work, we look at the relationship between French sculptor Auguste Rodin and Camille Claudel and her role in shaping his legacy and announced a new kind of creative exchange within an artistic relationship.