Read, Watch & Listen

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Barbican Sessions: Erland Cooper

Scottish multi-instrumentalist and producer Erland Cooper brings a tape machine, a piano and a cello together for an intimate performance in the Barbican Foyer.

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Barbican Sessions: Andrew Bird

For our most recent Barbican Session, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and prodigious whistler Andrew Bird performs ‘Sisyphus’ from his latest album My Finest Work Yet. 
 

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Life Rewired Shorts - WiFi in the Glen

How much do you rely on technology? Meet the residents of a remote community in the heart of the Scottish Highlands in ‘WiFi in the Glen’ to learn some of the surprising ways technology has influenced this ancient place.  

Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg in the conservatory
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Barbican Meets: Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg

How can technology help us resurrect extinct smells from nature? We meet artist Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg about 'Resurrecting the Sublime', featured in our AI: More than Human exhibition.