Level G

Always open, always free

Image of Barbican Foyers Level G Installation

Everyone's journey starts on Level G. Experience free installations, commissions and events in our public spaces, whatever time you visit.

Level G is an ideal place to meet friends, relax before a performance or to sit and use our communal desks to work. 

Due to private hire events, some Level G installations may not be open to the public at certain times. Check the schedule for details of upcoming closures. 

Free events & performances

Life Rewired Hub

Visit the Life Rewired Hub on Level G

Talks, performances, workshops and residencies

Inspired by and responding to our cross-arts season for 2019, the Life Rewired Hub is our new pop-up space on Level G. Hosting a programme of talks, performances, workshops, and residencies, this flexible new structure invites audiences to engage with the dizzying impact of technological and scientific change on what it means to be human today.

The Hub will be home to an exhibition which presents new writing and short films from artists and thinkers who are navigating the complex, vast, and all-too-often confusing discourse taking place around the impact of technology on our lives.

The Life Rewired Hub is being programmed in partnership with the British Council and Royal Society, and has been designed by architects Dyvik Kahlen.

Explore programme

Part of Life Rewired

A season exploring what it means to be human when technology is changing everything

Installations

Barbican Sessions

Each month, we invite an artist to perform a live session in one of our spaces. 

Watch intimate live performances filmed around the Barbican, from our conservatory to our highwalks and beyond.

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Life Rewired Reads

What is the internet doing to our bodies?

'The rise of the web is synonymous with a new kind of body that is noticeably different to the ones which preceded it...'

Vybarr Cregan-Reid considers how the way we use tools changes the way we look, as part of our Life Rewired Reads series. 

Who benefits from technological change?

'Will the robots take our jobs? Will we have more time for leisure? Who will be the winners and losers?'

Urvashi Aneja imagines four alternative futures for work in the global south, as part of our Life Rewired Reads series.

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