Read the Masculinities: Liberation through Photography online exhibition guide featuring section introductions, gallery map and glossary of terms.
Watch: Ivan Michael Blackstock on masculinity
Creator and storyteller Ivan Michael Blackstock talks to us about masculinity and embracing his feminine side in this playful, pastel-hued short film produced in collaboration with NOWNESS as part of Masculinities: Liberation through Photography
Watch: Campbell Addy on gender
Photographer and filmmaker Campbell Addy talks to us about gender, growing up as a Jehovah's witness, and coming out in this pastel-hued short film produced in collaboration with NOWNESS as part of Masculinities: Liberation through Photography
Watch: Harris Reed on gender fluidity
Designer and stylist Harry Reed talks to us about gender and toxic masculinity in this playful, pastel-hued short film produced in collaboration with NOWNESS as part of Masculinities: Liberation through Photography
Listen: Masculinities playlist
We take a look at how musicians have dealt with the subject of masculinity to celebrate our upcoming exhibition Masculinities: Liberation through Photography.
Barbican Talks: Remembering Photographer Peter Hujar with Stephen Koch
Reflecting on the life of photographer, Peter Hujar, Stephen Koch discusses the work and legacy of his dear friend. Hujar's intimate black-and-white portraits, nudes, cityscapes and still-lives memorialise New York’s downtown bohemian scene.
A downloadable teaching resource is available for those planning to visit the exhibition.
A special school group rate is available, Monday to Friday, alongside free exhibition tours which are suitable for both primary and secondary school groups. A discounted group booking applies to all school groups of 10 or more:
• Secondary and sixth form (up to age 19): £3 per student
• Students under 14 years: free
For bookings and enquiries please contact the school groups booking line:
Tel: 020 7382 7211 (Mon–Fri 10am–5pm)
Email: [email protected]
Please note, you will need to book at least two weeks in advance if you would like a free exhibition tour as part of your visit. Tours for schools will be available from Wed 4 Mar.
Visiting with your children?
Download and print the Masculinities activity sheet, filled with fun activities encouraging you to get creative.