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An image of Louis Daguerre Boulevard du Temple (1838)
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Art & design Talks & workshops

Perceptions of Truth in Photography: A Selected History

Online

This six-week online evening course will provide you with an introduction to the history of photography, focusing on the idea of ‘truth’.

An image of Marina Abramović The Artist is Present
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Art & design Talks & workshops

Understanding Contemporary Art: Performance Art

Online

This six-week online evening course will offer a thorough guide to performance art, from its experimental roots to contemporary interdisciplinary practices.

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Art & design Talks & workshops Tours & public spaces

How We Live Now

An installation exploring two important social questions: who are our buildings and shared spaces for and how do they affect us? 

An image of Lindsey Mendick
Event
Art & design Talks & workshops

Lindsey Mendick in conversation with Charlotte Flint

Online

Join artist Lindsey Mendick and Curatorial Assistant Charlotte Flint for a discussion about the role of art making as a form of relief, catharsis and comfort.

black and white portrait of Julie Mehretu
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Art & design Talks & workshops

Julie Mehretu in conversation with Camille Houzé

Online

Join artist Julie Mehretu in conversation with Dubuffet scholar Camille Houze, as they discuss the legacy of Jean Dubuffet’s painting practice.

An image of Rose Wylie in her studio
Event
Art & design Talks & workshops

Rose Wylie in conversation with Charlotte Flint

Online

Join artist Rose Wylie for an online conversation with Curatorial Assistant Charlotte Flint. 

A group of teachers sit around a table in the Barbican centre having a discussion
Event
Talks & workshops

Online TeachMeet

We’re inviting teachers and educators to join us in a discussion about diversity and inclusion in the arts as part of our latest TeachMeet event.

An image of Texturology by Jean Dubuffet
Event
Art & design Talks & workshops

Dubuffet and Brutalism: Barbican Walking Tour

Join Jon Astbury, Assistant Curator, Architecture & Design at the Barbican for a walking tour around the Barbican Estate, exploring the relationship between Jean Dubuffet, Art Brut and Brutalism.

Still from Adam Green’s Aladdin.
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Cinema Talks & workshops

A Dubuffet Love-in with Adam Green

Online

Join musician Adam Green for a special evening including excerpts from his 2016 film Aladdin, some musical numbers and a discussion about the impact Dubuffet’s artwork has had upon his own creativity.