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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.  

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Building the Barbican Archive: Forget Me Not

Barbican Young Curator Anahi Saravia Herrera shares her experience and documents their process of creating the first Young Curators' exhibition and its importance in the early stages of the development of the Barbican Archive.

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Design Yourself: What is Human?

In the second workshop of our Life Rewired inspired Design Yourself project, our young creatives worked with artist Laurie Ramsell who led a practical workshop exploring the concept of ‘human’. 

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ScreenNotes: Anime's Human Machines

Author and anime expert, Helen McCarthy presents a short history of anime at the Barbican and introduces the films selected for Anime’s Human Machines cinema season.

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Life Rewired Shorts: Extra Life by Matthew Harmer

If you were inside a machine which could simulate biochemical processes - would you be real? Or would you actually be just a series of 1s and 0s? Enter the world of online gaming and meet the people who inhabit these virtual territories.