Where Were You in 1992? Presents three unique activist-artist films installed in our public spaces.
The Barbican Foyer will feature films completed as part of the 1992 project: Rumours of War (2018) which brings together the anti-fascist struggles in the UK and the struggles against ethno-nationalism in the break-up of Yugoslavia; Surveillance | Monitoring (2019) which investigates the surveillance of English fascists and the monitoring of fascist attacks side-by-side; and Svetozar in Spring (2019) an essay on the popular occupation of the Bosnian parliament in 1992, together with the Bosnian Spring uprisings of 2014. Visitors will be able to leave their own testimonies and memories of 1992, using an app.
Watch our Cinema screening of Where Were You in 1992? (15*), followed by a conversation with Amanda Egbe, Rastko Novakovic and Paul Halliday on Wed 19 Jul.
With thanks to the Mayday Rooms and Raven Row Gallery.
About the Where Were You In 1992? project
Where Were You In 1992?
is a multi-platform project by Amanda Egbe and Rastko Novaković, who have formed an archive of activist videos, TV broadcasts, diary notes, pamphlets, photographs, minutes, interviews. The archive is utilised to present these materials in different ways: as video panels, short films, essays, presentations, discussions, timelines and visual essays.
is an artist, filmmaker and researcher working with the moving image and has exhibited nationally and internationally. She is a Senior Lecturer in Media Production at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). Her practice is concerned with archives, new technologies and activism.
is a filmmaker and writer. His work is collaborative and explores the recurrent themes of memory, landscape, the poetics of everyday life, social justice. Together, since 2001, they have created short and feature films, participatory videos, web-based projects, expanded cinema, installations, written essays and constructed a site-specific panorama.
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Barbican Cinema 1 foyer
Barbican Cinema 1 is located within the main Barbican building on Level -2. Head to Level G and walk towards the Lakeside Terrace where you’ll find stairs and lifts to take you down to the venue floor.
Silk Street, London
The Barbican is widely accessible by bus, tube, train and by foot or bicycle. Plan your journey and find more route information in ‘Your Visit’ or book your car parking space in advance.
Level access from the Pit floor foyer only to the two boxes (see Mobility below). All other seats lead off stepped aisles.
Two boxes at the rear of the auditorium each have space for one wheelchair user and a companion. Please book early and ask for these seats.
Assistance dogs may be taken into the cinema – please tell us when booking, to ensure your seat has enough space. If you prefer, you may leave your dog with a member of the foyer staff during the performance.
There is an induction loop in the auditorium. You can use this by adjusting your hearing aid to the ‘T’ setting.
For more access information, please visit our Accessibility section.