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From Art Brut to Outsider Art

A Little History of Art Beyond the (So-Called) Mainstream - Charlotte Flint explores the origins of Dubuffet’s phrase ‘Art Brut’, its impact on art history, the different artists whose work he collected, alongside the importance of ‘Art Brut’ today.

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A Dubuffet Love-In with Adam Green

Musician Adam Green joins curator Eleanor Nairne for a special evening discussing his 2016 film, Aladdin, his favourite artworks and Dubuffet's influence on his creativity. 

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From the Archive: The Sound of Nonesuch Records

We look back to May 2015 and our celebration of the New York based record label, Nonesuch Records. We meet president Bob Hurwitz and Nonesuch artists Timo Andres and Rhiannon Giddens for a look at the history of this unique label. 

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From the Archive: Transcender 2015

Another week in the archive as Ben Eshmade spends time immersed in 2015’s Transcender festival revelling in the ecstatic, devotional and psychedelic music of Atom TM and Robin Fox, Arifa, Faiz Ali Faiz and Leo Abrahams and David Coulter. 

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Barbican Young Poets Showcase 2019/20

The Barbican Young Poets cohort of 2020 was due to present a showcase at the Barbican just before COVID-19 changed everyday life and the ability to commune together safely in person. 

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In Conversation: Naine Terena

Watch a conversation between indigenous curator and scholar Naine Terena and Francesca Laura Cavallo from the Centre for Indigenous and Settler Colonial Studies at the University of Kent.