Our Time on Earth Weekender Programme
The Barbican presents a weekend of activities taking place across the centre, inspired by Our Time on Earth, which runs until 29 August.
The weekender features workshops, talks, performances, panel discussions and a symposium featuring artists and collaborators involved in Our Time on Earth.
Across the weekend, vocal ensemble The Quorum presents a sound installation designed to mimic a honeybee colony, as well as a tour of the Barbican estate exploring Queer Botany and a panel discussion around Digital Nature, on Saturday 9 July.
On Sunday 10 July, join us for a performance in the Barbican Conservatory, come along to a workshop on rewilding with ecosomatics, get inspired at our Writing Nature talk, or join a panel of gardeners and horticulturists as they discuss gardening to connect with the natural world.
On Monday 11 July, join artists, designers and collaborators of Our Time on Earth for a celebration of our collective creativity in the context of climate emergency.
Our Time on Earth: Celebrating the power of creativity
Join us for an afternoon of talks and presentations celebrating creativity in an era of climate emergency, with contributions from many of the artists and collaborators featured in Our Time on Earth.
Join South African artist Sethembile Msezane for 'Veiled Dreams', a site-specific performance in the Barbican Conservatory.
Planting a Seed: Gardening as a Gateway to Nature
Join us on the Barbican’s Conservatory Terrace, as a panel of gardeners, growers and horticulturists discuss gardening to connect with the natural world and finding belonging through planting.
Authors Daisy Hildyard, Rebecca Tamás and Rachael Allen share their thoughts on writing to capture our complex relationships with ecology.
Radical Roots: An Ecosomatics and Rewilding Workshop
Join ecosomatics educator Kalpana Arias for a workshop on rewilding with ecosomatics – a practice to connect the body and ecological consciousness.
How can digital experiences help us connect with the natural world? In this talk, join artists, activists and digital designers to consider how technology can help us restore our connection to nature.
Queer Botany: Guided Tour
Join Queer Botany on a guided tour of the outdoor plants growing across the Barbican estate.
A sound installation that takes you on an intimate journey through the process bees use to reproduce and self-organise as a colony in a city.