Read, Watch & Listen

Dancers in black and white
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Adapting T.S Eliot's Four Quartets

Professor Denis Donoghue introduces the poems and Gideon Lester, Artistic Director of Fisher Center at Bard, visits the locations in T.S Eliot's masterpiece that inspired the multi-disciplinary performance.

Echoes of Silence + Pestilent City
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Screen Notes: Bebop New York

Late-50s New York. In Greenwich Village bars and Times Square burger joints painters, writers, critics, musicians were making a new world. Filmmakers were right there too, advocating for freedom from convention.

a triptych of jeremiah sugar j brown, aisling fahey and travis alabanza
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Ten years of Barbican Young Poets

We celebrate ten years of Barbican Young Poets and talk to three alumni about their experience being on the project, where they are now, and the impact of poetry on their lives.

Lee Krasner
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Introducing Lee Krasner

A key figure in American art, Krasner's energetic works reflect the spirit of possibility in post-war New York. Charlotte Flint, Exhibition Assistant on Lee Krasner: Living Colour, looks back through her life, works and legacy.

Installation shot from Tonight the World
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In Conversation: Daria Martin

Curator Florence Ostende joins Daria Martin in conversation to discuss her use of film and gaming technology to revisit her personal family history.

Lina Wertmuller - main image
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Screen Notes: The Films of Lina Wertmüller

Explore the work of one-time arthouse sensation Lina Wertmüller, one of the most acclaimed directors in world cinema in the 1970s whose work has been near-impossible to see in the UK, until now.