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Barbican Meets

We introduce you to the artists, curators, creatives and collaborators who bring our artistic programme to life.

Barbican Meets: Mars.tarrab

We talk feminism, revolution, power and roller derby with Mars.tarrab ahead of their upcoming performance, ROLLER
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Barbican Meets: John Akomfrah

We meet British artist John Akomfrah to talk art, climate change and his new
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Barbican Meets: The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein

We meet the artist behind 'Notorious' to find out more about her work, her influences, and ‘witch-bitch rituals’…
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Barbican Meets: Diego Cortez

Curator of Basquiat's first exhibition, Diego Cortez reflects on the artist and the man behind the paintings.
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Barbican Meets: nitroBEAT

nitroBEAT Pit Party's artists and collaborators reveal how Jean-Michel Basquiat has influenced their work
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Barbican Meets: Daisy Evans

From Fairy Queen to legendary King – we speak to director Daisy Evans about her upcoming production of King Arthur.
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Barbican Meets: Jace Clayton

'Muscular, romantic, epic, but also refined and complicated' - Jace Clayton discusses his discovery of Julius Eastman
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Barbican Meets: Helen Grime

We meet composer Helen Grime ahead of the world premiere of her work as the opening of the 2017-18 season with the LSO
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Barbican Meets: Esa-Pekka Salonen

We put the focus on Finnish composer Esa-Pekka Salonen as we celebrate 100 years of Finnish independence through music
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Barbican Meets: Samantha Cristoforetti

We meet Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti to discuss what Science Fiction can teach us about the future
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Barbican Meets: Trajal Harrell

We speak to choreographer & dancer Trajal Harrell about his playful and sassy work in the Barbican Gallery this Summer
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Barbican Meets: Beka and Lemoine

Filmmakers Beka & Lemoine share their experiences living with Yasuo Moriyama for their documentary, 'Moriyama-San'
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Barbican Meets: Whyte Horses’ Dom Thomas

'I want the show to feel like somewhere to hide away from the world for the evening'
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Barbican Meets: DJ Jeff Mills

'Humans, we communicate. We learn by listening and understanding...' - Jeff Mills introduces his upcoming residency
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Barbican Meets: Camille O’Sullivan

Ahead of performing in 'Woyzeck in Winter', we learn more about O’Sullivan’s reputation for storytelling through song
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Barbican Meets: Richard Mosse

'The camera is colour-blind' - we speak to artist Richard Mosse about his powerful new work for The Curve, 'Incoming'
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Barbican Meets: Tobi Shinobi

We talk cameras, photography and architecture with our inaugural Instagrammer in Residence.
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Barbican Meets: Elza Soares

'I make the kind of samba I want to. You can make anything you want from samba'
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Barbican Meets: ECHO Rising Stars – Horacio Ferreira & Armida Quartet

We meet clarinettist Horacio Ferreira and the Armida Quartet, the first performers in our ECHO Rising Stars series
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Barbican Meets: Martin Green

Martin Green explains how he's combining music and animation to reveal the human side to stories of migration in 'Flit'
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Barbican Meets: Ragnar Kjartansson

We meet Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson to talk art, family & repetition in his major exhibition in our Art Gallery
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