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Barbican announces new digital content including Cinema Curator’s picks to celebrate Pride


Inspired by the Barbican’s international arts programme, a curated mix of podcasts, playlists, films, videos, talks and articles enables audiences to continue to enjoy the Centre’s rich and varied programme. 

Highlights of new digital content announced today include:  

  • Barbican Cinema Curator Alex Davidson picks five films showing queer protest at its best for Pride
  • A full video recording of Tunnel Visions: Array – the 2018 Barbican and Culture Mile installation in Beech Street Tunnel, featuring music by Finnish composer Esa-Pekka Salonen performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
  • An invitation to participate in Boy Blue’s #30byThursdaychallenge, inspired by music and dance recorded and choreographed in lockdown
  • Transpose: The Future curated by CN Lester – a powerful, captivating and affecting celebration of trans identity staged at the Barbican in 2018, available to watch online
  • Rhiannon Faith Company launches DROWNTOWN LOCKDOWN, a new online prologue to the stage production of DROWNTOWN, available via the company’s and the Barbican’s Facebook pages
  • Audio of In Conversation: Ragnar Kjartansson available on Mixcloud recorded at the time of his 2016 exhibition in the Art Gallery
  • The Barbican Shop resumes taking new orders online, with items specially selected by the shop team, chosen to reflect the current situation

All digital content is available for everyone to read, watch and listen to for free at barbican.org.uk/readwatchlisten and via the Barbican’s social channels. In addition, podcasts can also be accessed by subscribing to the Nothing Concrete podcast via AcastSpotify or wherever you get your podcasts.