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Art & design

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.

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.

Tschabalala Self, Koco at the Bodega, 2017.
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Relaxed View: Unravel

We'll host a small number of relaxed viewings for anyone who'd prefer a more informal approach to noise and movement in the space, or who feels comfortable knowing that they can enter and exit freely.

ibrahim mahama's purple fabric wraps the facade of our lakeside terrace
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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.

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.

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.

Malgorzata Mirga-Tas, z cyklu Wyjście z Egiptu (from the series Out of Egypt), 2021
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Art & design Tours & public spaces

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.

Mausebunker by B+, Georg Fischer
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Art & design Talks & events

Architecture on Stage: Habitats

Architects, artists, authors, ecologists, and activists will discuss the complex relationships between animals and urban space and ask how cities might better accommodate nonhuman life.

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Art & design

Unravelling Ancestral Threads: Workshop

This workshop is a celebration of the beauty, resilience, and cultural heritage of natural indigo dyeing, weaving stories of the past into vibrant works of art that honour our collective legacies.

image of children playing jump rope
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Art & design

Francis Alys: Ricochets

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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Art & design

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.

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.