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Online Exhibition: It All Comes Down

Explore an online exhibition by our Young Visual Arts Group, showcasing 70 artworks exploring the impermanence of social structures, the relationship between the individual & the collective and how the self is shaped by a dramatically changing world.

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Finding the wonder

Anna Beecher and Rachel Lincoln, founders of theatre company Akin explore what inspired their upcoming online show for under-fives.


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The sounds of Algerian Resistance

Emma Bouraba looks at the sounds of Algerian resistance, exploring the ideologies in I Still Hide To Smoke, Rayana Obermeyer’s debut feature film, set in a hammam in Algiers during the Black Decade.

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Meet the Artist: Rachel Mars

In a new interview series, we get to know some of the performers, artists and creatives from our programme. First up, performance maker and writer, Rachel Mars as she shares some of her Barbican experiences - from a young audience member to award-winning performer on stage.

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From the Archive: John Cale

This week we're delving into our archive looking back to August 2014 to John Cale and Liam Young's project 'Loop 60 hz: Transmissions from the Drone Orchestra'.