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Barbican Meets: Trevor Paglen


Artist Trevor Paglen talks to us about AI bias, the power algorithms can hold, and how images can become a currency in a digital age.

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Design Yourself: the Barbican

In the third workshop of our Life Rewired inspired Design Yourself project, our young creatives worked with artist Matthew Evans in a workshop that turned the Barbican into a composition using pixel sonification.  

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Life Rewired Shorts: Extra Life by Matthew Harmer

If you were inside a machine which could simulate biochemical processes - would you be real? Or would you actually be just a series of 1s and 0s? Enter the world of online gaming and meet the people who inhabit these virtual territories. 

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Barbican Sessions: Matmos

The experimental electronic duo use plastic trash and sampling to create a unique track filmed in the Life Rewired Hub.