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New Suns: Feminism and Technology

New Suns founder Sarah Shin explains the origins of the festival, and explores the literary work that inspired this year’s programme and theme - feminist approaches to technology.


Five reasons to watch Anime

Helen McCarthy shares her top five reasons why we should all be watching anime ahead of our Life Rewired inspired cinema season, Anime's Human Machines. 

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Barbican Sessions: Matmos

The experimental electronic duo use plastic trash and sampling to create a unique track filmed in the Life Rewired Hub.

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Between Artificial and Human

Dr Beth Singler, a Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence, draws on her experiences in Japan and her anthropological research to explore some of the philosophical ideas behind AI: More than Human.

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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.