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Screen Notes: Nightlife

We embark on a noctural journey full of passion, transgression and joy as we look at these films exploring what happens in bars and clubs after dark.


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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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Getting to know Euzhan Palcy

Although she won the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival and directed Marlon Brando to an Oscar nomination, filmmaker and director Euzhan Palcy’s work remains neglected in the UK, and her films are rarely shown. Here are three things you should know about the director.

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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.