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Acclaimed filmmaker John Akomfrah's (HANDSWORTH SONGS) beautiful, ocean-spanning THE NINE MUSES explores African diaspora and mass migration to Britain, inspired by Homer's Odyssey and the Greek muses.

Next in our migration season, #Crossings2017 12 July, in association with Goethe-Institut London
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Acclaimed filmmaker John Akomfrahs HANDSWORTH SONGS beautiful oceanspanning THE

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06/26/2017 at 17:42. Facebook
This week is your last chance to discover our exhibitions by #StuartMiddleton and #FransMasereel.

See a site-specific installation meditating on modern landscapes, a stop-frame animation of a shaggy dog, and the first edition of a 1925 'wordless' text that became the precursor to the graphic novel.

Tuesday free entry, exhibitions close Sunday >>> [ Ica.art Link ]
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06/25/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
Academy Award-winning director Laura Poitras (CITIZENFOUR) joins us this evening via Skype for an exclusive Q&A following our screening of RISK - a revealing portrait of Julian Assange.
Academy Awardwinning director Laura Poitras CITIZENFOUR joins us this evening via Skype

Risk + Q&A

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06/24/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
Join Tilda Swinton and the late, great John Berger for a year of philosophy, meditation, and nature appreciation in The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger, screening this weekend. A beautiful, powerful film that explores Berger's work and life, his relationship with the natural world and the political sphere.

Tickets >> [ Ica.art Link ]
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06/23/2017 at 17:49. Facebook
Next week, we unearth the social and political history of the graphic novel in our symposium on Frans Masereel.

Get your tickets here >>> [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Symposium: Frans Masereel

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06/22/2017 at 17:26. Facebook
Who gets access to the arts? Who gets to contribute to culture? And who’s listening?

A month from today, GUAP and The Slumflower will host IN–VISIBLE: an inspirational all-day festival of art, music, films and talks exploring themes of empowerment and social justice.

Guests making the invisible visible, include: Vice UK, Knucks, Prynce MINI, Studio K, Samuel Eni + many more

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06/22/2017 at 12:44. Facebook
The Academy Award®-winning Laura Poitras, director of CITIZENFOUR, returns with RISK – a gripping new character study on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

Screening from 30 June, with a preview this Sunday 25 June, where Laura joins us via Skype for a post-film Q&A.

Tickets here >> [ Ica.art Link ]
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06/21/2017 at 15:21. Facebook
This year's Stanley Picker lectures feature prominent contemporary artists discussing their practice and presenting their work, inspired by the themes of INTUITION and FEMININE. Exploring ideas of sexuality, identity, ideology and performance, the lectures are presented in collaboration with The Contemporary Art Research Centre at Kingston University.

Coming up Gosha Macuga (22 June) Anne...
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Stanley Picker Lectures

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06/19/2017. Facebook
At the end of the month, Paris-based artist Bonny Poon is in Q&A following the UK premiere of BEAUTIFUL BALANCE.

Set in and around hotel rooms in European financial centres, the film is a compelling docudrama, where a cast continuously exchange the roles of the story’s heroes.
At the end of the month Parisbased artist Bonny Poon is in

Artists' Film Club: Bonny Poon: Beautiful Balance + Q&A

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06/18/2017. Facebook
Why do new technologies tend to imitate nature? How art can help us cope with fears of the unknown?

Our Sunday reading comes from ICA's Student Forum who explore the position of art in the age of machine learning, in their latest ICA Bulletin post.
Why do new technologies tend to imitate nature How art can help

ICA Student Forum: Reflections on art in the age of machine learning

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06/17/2017. Facebook
In 3 weeks we host Artist Self-Publishers’ Fair (ASP) - The Third, showcasing over 70 publications from independent artist self-publishers.

In this one day fair, the publications are the artworks; affordable, available and free from the fetters of the institution or gallery.
In 3 weeks we host Artist SelfPublishers Fair ASP The Third showcasing

Artist Self-Publishers’ Fair (ASP) - The Third

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06/16/2017. Facebook
Calling all fans of Citizenfour​ – we're hosting the London premiere Laura Poitras​'s latest documentary RISK with the director herself in Skype Q&A.

The film follows Julian Assange over six years and encapsulates last year's high stakes US election and its controversial aftermath. Tickets below.
Calling all fans of Citizenfour were hosting the London premiere Laura Poitrass

Risk + Q&A

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06/15/2017. Facebook
Look back 40 years to when art and activism rose against the threatened closure of Bethnal Green Hospital.

Below the artists behind our current exhibition 'The Things That Make You Sick: East London Health Campaigning, 1977-1980' discuss the issues and inspirations behind their socially-engaged work.
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06/14/2017. Facebook
From early 20th-century artist Frans Masereel to today's graphic novelists: how do comics and graphic novels engage with, and intervene in, contemporary social and political issues?

Join us for a panel discussion this Friday to unpick how the graphic novel tackles issues related to housing, feminism, media and political influence, migration, racism and asylum.
From early 20thcentury artist Frans Masereel to todays graphic novelists how do

The Politics of Comics

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06/13/2017. Facebook
Our new, nationwide film season Crossings: Stories of Migration launches at the ICA this Thursday 15 June with powerful documentary STRANGERS IN PARADISE.

Operating at the intersection of documentary and fiction, STRANGERS IN PARADISE investigates the power relations between Europe and refugees.

Crossings: Stories of Migration explores the stories of modern-day migration and reflects on...
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Crossings: Stranger in Paradise + Q&A

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06/12/2017. Facebook
Come along to our symposium at the end of the month that explores the evolution of graphic narratives, and their connections to society and politics.

The symposium accompanies our current exhibition in the Upper Gallery that displays 50 original woodcut prints from 'The City' – a 1925 wordless novel by Belgian graphic artist Frans Masereel.
Come along to our symposium at the end of the month that

Symposium: Frans Masereel

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06/11/2017. Facebook
Watch theorist and media activist Franco 'Bifo' Berardi' give a talk addressing the 'age of impotence' from earlier this month, with a response and audience Q&A led by Goldsmiths, University of London's Susan Kelly.
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Franco Bifo Berardi: On Futurability

Theorist and media activist Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi presents a lecture addressing ‘the age of impotence’, with a response and audience Q&A led by Susan Kelly. ...

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06/10/2017. Facebook
Have you been to one of our ICA Heritage exhibitions or events recently?

We want to know your thoughts about your experience so we can keep on improving what we offer you. In turn, you can win #ICAMembership. Simply fill in the 5 min questionnaire below...
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06/09/2017. Facebook
Next week we host our latest #TechnologyNow panel discussion with artists Erica Scourti and Oreet Ashery, alongside writer and curator Nora Khan.

The panel explores how intangible human qualities – such as friendship, empathy and care – are becoming automated in a world dominated by online interactions.
Next week we host our latest TechnologyNow panel discussion with artists Erica

Technology Now: Automated Emotion

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06/08/2017. Facebook
Today you have until 10pm to make your voice heard in the General Election – and if you're a women under 30 you are one of the least likely groups to do this.

SHEvotes is encouraging young women across the UK to get into their local polling station today to VOTE, tag any posts with #SHEvotes and spread the power.

Discover where to vote here [ Wheredoivote.co.uk Link ]

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