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Postwar Modern: Artist on Artist

We asked three female contemporary female artists (Clare Twomey, Kate Malone and Pheobe Cummings) to speak about the life and work of three of the female artists in the our Postwar Modern exhibition (Elisabeth Frink, Kim Lim and Lucie Rie).

The image shows the creative team and performers behind Transpose JOY including Ebony Rose Dark, Campbell X, Felix Mufty, Tabby Lamb and Mzz Kimberley.

Watch: Transpose JOY Pit Party

Following its sold out run in spring 2022, you can now enjoy this filmed performance of the latest edition of Transpose. Curated by filmmaker and writer Campbell X, this electric film features live music, theatre, rap and unbelievable twerking from some of the UK’s most exciting trans artists.


Postwar Modern: An Introduction

Postwar Modern Curator Jane Alison, plus advisors Ben Highmore and Hammad Nasar introduce us to the themes and ideas behind the exhibition. 


Barbican Session: Shards

Reinventing the modern choir, Shards perform live in the FrobisherTunnel ahead of their gig at Milton Court this may.

archive image of the barbican conservatory, there are a few plants but they are not all grown

Celebrating 40 years

We're turning 40! Take a look over the last four decades as we explore our history with a cut-and-paste journey as seen in news, music videos, TV dramas and motion pictures.


Noguchi TV

In Noguchi TV we celebrate the enduring legacy of Noguchi’s work through a series of short films with artists, designers, architects, and dancers.