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Concrete and Clay: Archiving the Barbican
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Concrete and Clay: Archiving the Barbican

Free

This free installation invites visitors to orient themselves in the buildings and their complex, fascinating histories in an exciting new display at the heart of the Barbican’s Foyers.

 Unravel The Power and Politics of Textiles in Art, Installation view, Barbican Art Gallery (c) Jemima Yong Barbican Art Gallery
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Unravel: The Power and Politics of Textiles in Art

Using textiles, fibre and thread, 50 international artists challenge power structures and reimagine the world in this major group exhibition.

sculptures hang from the ceiling of the Conservatory
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The Conservatory x Ranjani Shettar

Free

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

San Riemo, Munich, Courtesy of Summacumfemmer
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Architecture on Stage: Summacumfemmer

Florian Summa and Anne Femmer are founding directors of the Leipzig based Summacumfemmer and guest professors at the University of the Arts in Berlin.

6. Soufiane Ababri, Bedwork, Between two paragraphs of Oscar Wildes reading, 2023.
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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.

Feliciano Centurión, Eye with ñandutí, from the series La Mirada (Gazing), c. 1994.
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Unravel Curator Tour with Lotte Johnson

Join Lotte Johnson, co-curator of Unravel: The Power and Politics of Textiles in Art, as she leads a tour of the exhibition.

an image of textiles
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A TOAST Circle Pop-Up in Partnership with Phoebe English

Join lifestyle brand, TOAST, to discover a capsule collection created in partnership with fashion designer Phoebe English and participate in a programme of creative textile and repair workshops.

Feliciano Centurión, Eye with ñandutí, from the series La Mirada (Gazing), c. 1994.
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Unravel Curator Tour with Wells Fray-Smith

Join Wells Fray-Smith, co-curator of Unravel: The Power and Politics of Textiles in Art, as she leads a tour of the exhibition.

Feliciano Centurión, Eye with ñandutí, from the series La Mirada (Gazing), c. 1994.
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Unravel Curator Tour with Diego Chocano

Join Diego Chocano, Assistant Curator of Unravel: The Power and Politics of Textiles in Art, as he leads a tour of the exhibition.

Feliciano Centurión, Eye with ñandutí, from the series La Mirada (Gazing), c. 1994.
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Unravel: BSL Tour with John Wilson

A British Sign Language tour of Unravel: The Power and Politics of Textiles in Art, exclusively for D/deaf and hard of hearing visitors, highlighting key artworks. 

people weave fabric on the floor of a football stadium
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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.

Weaving workshop with Christabel Balfour
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Weaving Workshop with Christabel Balfour

Weave your way through our Brutalist architecture and get inspired as you learn the techniques of hand-weaving in Christabel Balfour's weaving workshops.

Malgorzata Mirga-Tas, z cyklu Wyjście z Egiptu (from the series Out of Egypt), 2021
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Unravel: Audio Described Tour with Lisa Squirrel

Explore works from Unravel: The Power and Politics of Textiles in Art. Suitable for blind and partially sighted visitors to the gallery, led by Lisa Squirrel who will describe key works on display.

Shadow of two hands forms a still from Francis Alys' Children's Game
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Francis Alys

A major new exhibition by renowned Mexico-based artist Francis Alÿs – his first and largest institutional solo exhibition in the UK for over a decade.

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum_Dynasty
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Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum

Free

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