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Masculinities: Campbell Addy on gender

 

 

What does it mean to be a man?

Photographer and filmmaker Campbell Addy talks to us about gender, growing up as a Jehovah's witness, and coming out in this playful, pastel-hued short film produced in collaboration with NOWNESS as part of our exhibition, Masculinities: Liberation through Photography

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Masculinities: Ivan Michael Blackstock

What does masculinity mean?

Creator, maker and storyteller Ivan Michael Blackstock talks to us about masculinity and embracing his feminine side in this playful, pastel-hued short film produced in collaboration with NOWNESS as part of our photography exhibition, Masculinities: Liberation through Photography

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Masculinities: Harris Reed

What does it mean to be a man? 

Designer and stylist Harris Reed talks to us about gender and toxic masculinity in this playful, pastel-hued short film produced in collaboration with NOWNESS as part of our exhibition, Masculinities: Liberation through Photography

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How is Autism depicted in cinema?

 

To celebrate our 'Autism and Cinema' season, Luís Azevedo (aka Beyond the Frame) looks at the way cinema has depicted autistic characters, and considers how the language of cinema can be challenged and changed by autistic perspectives.

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Design Yourself: Party for the end of the world

 

In the fifth workshop of our Life Rewired inspired Design Yourself project, our young creatives worked with New Movement Collective and Fenyce Workspace who led a practical workshop introducing the group to their prototype project XO.

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Barbican Sessions: Park Jiha

 

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Park Jiha performs 'The Way Of Spiritual Breath' on live Yanggeum with recorded industrial soundscapes in our Members Lounge.

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Life Rewired Shorts: Web Jungle by Yanqi Liang

What does a ‘free world’ look like for humans? Exploring ideas around surveillance and freedom, animator Yanqi Liang presents 'Web Jungle', a surreal world where civilians are surveyed by a group of administrators who monitor the jungle.