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14. Soufiane Ababri installation view, 2024, The Curve © Eva Herzog and Barbican Art Gallery
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Art & design

Soufiane Ababri

Free

Moroccan artist Soufiane Ababri’s new commission, Their mouths were full of bumblebees but it was me who was pollinated, explores questions of desire, queerness, and diaspora.

ibrahim mahama installation on the barbican lakeside facade
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Art & design Tours & public spaces

Ibrahim Mahama: Purple Hibiscus

Free

A new artwork by Ibrahim Mahama transforms our Lakeside Terrace, enveloping the building’s iconic concrete walls with approximately 2000 square metres of bespoke woven cloth.

sculptures hang from the ceiling of the Conservatory
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Art & design Tours & public spaces

The Conservatory x Ranjani Shettar

Free

Our Conservatory hosts a spectacular new site-specific commission by Indian sculptor Ranjani Shettar.

photo of a building
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Art & design Talks & events

Architecture on Stage: DRDH

Founded in 2000 by Daniel Rosbottom and David Howarth, DRDH Architects operates from offices in London and Antwerp.  

drawing of architectural workers
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Art & design Talks & events

Architecture on Stage The Rights of the Architectural Worker

Speakers include Charlie Edmonds of the Future Architects Front, representatives from the Section of Architectural Workers, along with other special guests.

image of children playing jump rope
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Art & design

Francis Alys: Ricochets

A new immersive exhibition celebrating the universality and ingenuity of play: Ricochets is the largest institutional show in the UK by internationally renowned artist Francis Alÿs in almost 15 years.

A painting of two children playing
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Art & design Talks & events

Tristan Garcia: Keynote Lecture - Ricochets

A keynote lecture by celebrated philosopher and writer Tristan Garcia exploring the multifaceted history of childhood in art, philosophy and cultural history through the prism of children’s drawings.

picture of children playing
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Art & design

Relaxed View - Francis Alÿs: Ricochets

Our Relaxed Viewings are dedicated to visitors who'd benefit from a more informal approach to noise and movement in the space, or who feel more comfortable knowing that they can enter and exit freely.

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum_Dynasty
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Art & design

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum: It will end in tears

Free

In her first solo exhibition at a major UK institution, Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum creates dynamic works newly commissioned for The Curve.

Gieve Patel, Off Lamington Road, 1982-86.
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Art & design

The Imaginary Institution of India: Art 1975-1998

A landmark group exhibition of art made in response to India’s changing cultural-political landscape during pivotal years.

 Installation view of Citra Sasmita, Ode to the Sun, Yeo Workshop, Singapore, 2020
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Art & design

Citra Sasmita

The Indonesian artist transforms The Curve in her first solo UK exhibition. Via painting, installation, embroidery and scent, take a sensory journey exploring ancestral memory, ritual and migration. 

Noah Davis Pueblo del Rio
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Art & design

Noah Davis

Celebrating the late artist’s expansive creativity, this debut retrospective showcases Noah Davis as one of the most original and uncanny painters emerging in recent years.