Digital Revolution †

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 14TH SEPTEMBER 2014

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, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y 8DS
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Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun 11am-8pm, last admission 90 minutes before close, Thu 11am-10pm, last admission 90 minutes before close
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Digital RevolutionThe Barbican's big summer exhibition tackles the impact of digital technology in the arts since 1970 and considers how it might develop in the future in the light of new technologies such as augmented reality, artificial intelligence, wearable technologies and 3D printing. This multimedia extravaganza includes work from across the creative spectrum: artists, filmmakers, designers, musicians, architects and game developers amongst others. The Barbican has also commissioned new pieces from artists Umbrellium (Usman Haque and Nitipak 'Dot' Samsen), Universal Everything and will.i.am especially for the exhibition, as well as a collaboration with digital art installations created in collaboration with Google.

About Barbican Centre

Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or not, this multi-faceted performance and arts venue is truly wondrous. Open 363 days a year, it offers the most diverse program of any London venue. More about Barbican Centre

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Digital Revolution† 02. Digital Revolution (No)Where (Now)here, Photocredit Dominique Lafond †

Digital Revolution - 02. Digital Revolution (No)Where (Now)here, Photocredit Dominique Lafond

Digital Revolution 02. Digital Revolution (No)Where (Now)here, Photocredit Dominique Lafond†


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Citadines London Barbican Apart-Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £80† 29% off
7-21 Goswell Road, EC1M | 4 minutes from Digital Revolution
Just North of the city, these well-appointed family apartments offer an idyllic little spot for parents with children. At the weekend, the city is a wonderfully ... More
Malmaison London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £50† 24% off
18-21 Charterhouse Square, EC1M | 5 minutes from Digital Revolution
Malmaison London has been stunningly converted into the finest boutique hotel in London. Right on the edge of trendy Clerkenwell and within the sound of bow ... More
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £86† 27% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 minutes from Digital Revolution
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
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The BBC Symphony Orchestra: Ten Pieces
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Monday 2nd May 2016 - 4.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | Same location as Digital Revolution
The collective, conducted by Alpesh Chauhan and with DJ Mr Switch, present a programme which features John Adams's Short Ride In A Fast Machine, Grieg's In ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Tattoo London
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 29th January to 8th May 2016
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Digital Revolution
Exploring the rich history of tattooing in London - looking back to the days when Captain Cook made his adventures to the Pacific - the ...More
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Eva Grubinger
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 1st April to 28th May 2016 - 11am-6pm
Bloomberg SPACE, 50 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 6 minutes from Digital Revolution
Five sculptural works based on enlarged vexier puzzles; the artist is asking us to look to the reasons why the ancient Chinese invented these brain-teasing trinkets....More
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Digital Revolution
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Digital Revolution
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Digital Revolution
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Digital Revolution
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Digital Revolution
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
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Barbican Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Silk Street, City, London EC2 | Same location as Digital Revolution
The Barbican is renowned as one of London's top venues for theatre, art and dance. At the Barbican Art Gallery on level 3 you get ... More
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Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Digital Revolution
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So it ... More
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Zwemmer Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
The Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Digital Revolution
Specialises in books on art ... More
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Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Digital Revolution
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
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Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Digital Revolution
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
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Searcy's Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
The Barbican Centre, Level 2, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Digital Revolution
Modern European cuisine. Booking advised. Dress smart casual. ... More
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Bonfire
London > Restaurants >
1st floor Barbican Centre, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Digital Revolution
Only quality ingredients are used at Bonfire, the burger bar on the first floor of the brilliant multi-purpose Barbican Centre arts hub. Burgers at Bonfire - ... More
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Osteria
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | Same location as Digital Revolution
In the centre of Osteria , the Italian restaurant on the second floor of the Barbican Centre, is ... More
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Guildhall School Of Music And Drama
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Digital Revolution
Careers and Student advice ... More
Museum of London Access & Learning
London > Education > Evening Classes
London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Digital Revolution
Courses in history, archaeology and creative writing... More
University of Law
London > Education > Law
2 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from Digital Revolution
The University of Law is a national institution with branches all over the UK. Along with BPP and City, the University of Law is widely recognised ... More
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Bodymotion Chiropractic and Sports Injuries Clinic
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Wood Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Digital Revolution
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Barbican Acupuncture
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Wallside, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Digital Revolution
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Digital Revolution
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Digital Revolution
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Digital Revolution
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
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The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Digital Revolution
... More
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El Vino
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Bastion Highwalk, 125 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Digital Revolution
Wine Bar ... More
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Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 5 minutes from Digital Revolution
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
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Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Digital Revolution
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Barbican Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Digital Revolution
The Barbican Centre is the jewel in London's artistic crown, with its theatres, concert halls, art galleries and cinema providing a year-round programme of ... More
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The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Digital Revolution
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Digital Revolution
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Barbican Centre events

In Conversation: Raymond Depardon And Gerry BadgerIn Conversation: Raymond Depardon And Gerry BadgerThe French photographer and director discusses his evocative photographs of Glasgow from 1980.2016-05-02T00:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, † Silk Street† † † EC2Y 8DS
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In Conversation: Raymond Depardon And Gerry Badger
The BBC Symphony Orchestra: Ten PiecesThe BBC Symphony Orchestra: Ten PiecesThe collective, conducted by Alpesh Chauhan and with DJ Mr Switch, present a programme which features John Adams's Short Ride In A Fast Machine, Grieg's In The Hall Of The Mountain King, Mozart's Horn Concerto No 4 and other classical works.2016-05-02T16:30:00+01002016-05-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, † Silk Street† † † EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Today Only
The BBC Symphony Orchestra: Ten Pieces
Towards The Mean: Sampling Britishness TodayTowards The Mean: Sampling Britishness TodayAn interactive installation exploring ideas of identity and what it means to be British today.2016-05-02T09:30:00+01002016-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, † Silk Street† † † EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Towards The Mean: Sampling Britishness Today
Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International PhotographersStrange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International PhotographersStrange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers Celebrated British photographer Martin Parr curates this Barbican exhibition which looks at how the UK has been caught on camera by international photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank and David Glodblatt. Strange and Familiar presents a portrait of modern Britain, from the 1930s onwards, captured by some of2016-05-02T00:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery, † Silk Street† † † EC2 8DS
Category: event
Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES16th March to 19th June 2016
VENUEBarbican Art Gallery
Celebrated British photographer Martin Parr curates this Barbican exhibition which looks at how the UK has been caught on camera by international photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank and David Glodblatt. Strange and Familiar presents a portrait of modern Britain, from the 1930s onwards, captured by some of...†More about this event
Strange And Familiar: Britain As Revealed By International PhotographersStrange And Familiar: Britain As Revealed By International PhotographersBritish artist Martin Parr curates a portrait of the social, cultural and political identity of the UK, told through the images of international photographers from the 1930s onwards including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Rineke Dijkstra, Robert Frank and Garry Winogrand.2016-05-02T10:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, † Silk Street† † † EC2Y 8DS
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Ongoing
Strange And Familiar: Britain As Revealed By International Photographers
Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so DeepImran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so DeepImran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so DeepFor his first major London commission award-winning Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi creates a new work for the Barbican's Curve gallery. Where the Shadows are so Deep begins with gentle scenes of nature, the sequence of works gradually introduces darker elements, subtly implying the uncertainty of what lies around the bend. Hung at varyin2016-05-02T00:00:00+01002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican - Curve Gallery, † Ground Level† Barbican Centre† † EC2Y 8DS
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions†|†PRICINGFree
DATES18th February to 10th July 2016
VENUEBarbican - Curve Gallery
For his first major London commission award-winning Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi creates a new work for the Barbican's Curve gallery. Where the Shadows are so Deep begins with gentle scenes of nature, the sequence of works gradually introduces darker elements, subtly implying the uncertainty of what lies around the bend. Hung at varyin...†More about this event
Imran Qureshi: Where The Shadows Are So DeepImran Qureshi: Where The Shadows Are So DeepA sequence of exquisite miniature paintings that begin with a gentle theme, eventually becoming darker in tone by the award-winning Pakistani artist.2016-05-02T11:00:00+01002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, † Silk Street† † † EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Imran Qureshi: Where The Shadows Are So Deep
Designing For A Living CityDesigning For A Living CityPrints, photographs, original fittings, archival illustrations, leaflets, brochures and films tracing the controversial design of the residential development, looking at the range of flat types and interiors which would accommodate some 6,000 people within 35 acres.2016-05-02T00:00:00+01002016-10-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, † Silk Street† † † EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Designing For A Living City
Architecture on Stage: John Lanchester In Conversation With Rowan MooreArchitecture on Stage: John Lanchester In Conversation With Rowan MooreA discussion of the issues at stake with the election of a new mayor.2016-05-03T00:00:00+01002016-05-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, † Silk Street† † † EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
Architecture on Stage: John Lanchester In Conversation With Rowan Moore
Gilberto Gil & Caetano VelosoGilberto Gil & Caetano VelosoTwo giants of Brazilian music reunite for an intimate acoustic duo performance, featuring their intricate guitars and soulful vocals.2016-05-04T19:30:00+01002016-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre, † Silk Street† † † EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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