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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. 

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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.