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BARBICAN ART GALLERY AND THE CURVE

Barbican Centre, EC2Y 8DS
020 7638 8891

www.barbican.org.uk/artgallery
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Curve: Sat-Wed 11-8, Thu-Fri 11-9; Gallery: Sat-Wed 10-6, Thu & Fri 10-9

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Click to enlargeTREVOR PAGLEN : FROM ‘APPLE’ TO ‘ANOMALY’
Sep 26, 2019 - Feb 16, 2020
(The Curve)
Discover how the advent of autonomous computer learning has developed, rife with hidden politics, biases and stereotypes in Paglen’s latest exhibition.
Paglen investigates ways in which AI networks are taught how to ‘see’ and ‘perceive’ the world by taking a closer look at publicly available datasets. Using approximately 30,000 individually printed photographs drawn from these datasets, Paglen explores what lies beneath the surface of our digital world, revealing the powerful, and often hidden forces at play in AI. Part of our annual season Life Rewired. Admission free.

INTO THE NIGHT : CABARETS & CLUBS IN MODERN ART
Oct 4, 2019 - Jan 19, 2020
A journey into the world’s most iconic cabarets, cafés and clubs in modern art through the lens of pioneering artists.
This landmark exhibition explores the electrifying history of cabarets, cafés and clubs in modern art across the world, from London to New York, Paris, Mexico City, Berlin, Vienna, and Ibadan. Discover over 200 works of art, many rarely seen in the UK, as well as life-size recreations of avant-garde spaces.
Spanning the 1880s to the 1960s, Into the Night celebrates the creativity of the spaces in which artists, performers, designers, musicians and writers congregated to push the boundaries of artistic expression. The exhibition offers insight into the immersive Cabaret Fledermaus in turn-of-the-century Vienna; the heady atmosphere of Berlin clubs in Weimar Germany; the pulsating energy of the jazz scene in Harlem, New York; the vibrant context of the Mbari clubs in 1960s Nigeria; and more.

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