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Somerset House
today at 07:10. Facebook
“The dawning of a new art form ... this is the future” (BBC Radio 4 Saturday Review)

Experience an exhibition like never before, as Mat Collishaw uses virtual reality to restage one of the earliest exhibitions of photography from 1839. Don't miss it - closes 11 June [ Bit.ly Link ]
“The dawning of a new art form this is the future” BBC Radio 4 Saturday Review
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Somerset House
yesterday at 16:40. Facebook
We put together a mixtape with some of our favourite moments from our Summer Series Gigs over the years. Take a listen and kick back for the long weekend.
We put together a mixtape with some of our favourite moments from

A Summer Series Mixtape

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Somerset House
yesterday at 13:02. Facebook
Take a look at some of the intimate and unseen moments of life on the road with Summer Series headliners Warpaint.

A photo book by the band's photographer and manager Robin Laananen is published this July.
Take a look at some of the intimate and unseen moments of

The in-between moments of life on the road with Warpaint

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Somerset House
yesterday at 07:08. Facebook
Don't miss our free photographic exhibition revisiting Isaac Julien's seminal 1989 film 'Looking for Langston' this bank holiday weekend.

Paying homage to Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes, the work is regarded as a cinematic landmark in the exploration of desire, created at a time when the AIDS crisis was at its height [ Bit.ly Link ]
Dont miss our free photographic exhibition revisiting Isaac Juliens seminal 1989 film
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Somerset House
05/25/2017 at 19:15. Facebook
Celebrating the spirit of resistance with the latest single from #SummerSeriesGigs headliners Songhoy Blues feat. Elf Kid

Don't miss their closing night slot on 16 July.
Celebrating the spirit of resistance with the latest single from SummerSeriesGig

Songhoy Blues And Elf Kid Present An Ode To Resistance On “Mali Nord”

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Somerset House
05/25/2017 at 16:43. Facebook
Discover more about the world of perfume with a series of talks, workshops and demonstrations this summer. Hear from the pioneering perfumers shaping the futures of fragrance and try your hand at concocting your very own scent.

Perfume: A sensory journey through contemporary scent opens on 21 June #perfumepioneers
Discover more about the world of perfume with a series of talks

Perfume Events

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Somerset House
05/24/2017 at 16:32. Facebook
Listen to a podcast with artist Mat Collishaw talking about his virtual reality artwork Thresholds, which recreates one of the earliest exhibitions of photography.

Featuring interviews with leading William Henry Fox Talbot scholar Larry Schaaf and VMI Studio on the creation of the VR experience.
Listen to a podcast with artist Mat Collishaw talking about his virtual

A portal to the beginning of photography

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Raquela Decker
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Somerset House
05/23/2017 at 19:58. Facebook
Dubbed 'the woman making Björk, Aphex Twin and Eno sound so good' (The Guardian), don't miss audio mastering engineer Mandy Parnell speaking at Somerset House Studios tomorrow evening.
Dubbed the woman making Björk Aphex Twin and Eno sound so good

Jennifer Walshe: Sound Salon with Mandy Parnell

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Somerset House
05/23/2017 at 16:43. Facebook
"Collishaw has not recreated an historical experience, but has instead constructed an entirely new one" - frieze on Thresholds, here until 11 June.

As with photography over a century ago, the emergence of new technologies can often be faced with resistance from the existing order. Frieze explores how Mat Collishaw is pushing these technological boundaries beyond the realms of gimmick, using...
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Collishaw has not recreated an historical experience but has instead constructed an

It’s a Kind of Magic

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Somerset House
05/23/2017 at 06:46. Facebook
Our outdoor cinema season went on sale last week. Head to our newly-launched blog to hear from Film4's David Cox, as he shares his thoughts on curating this year's line-up of contemporary, cult and classic films.
Our outdoor cinema season went on sale last week Head to our

An introduction to this year's Film4 Summer Screen

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Somerset House
05/22/2017 at 16:13. Facebook
“I think this is the future” - listen back to BBC Radio 4's Saturday Review as they pay a visit to Mat Collishaw: Thresholds.

Using the latest VR technology, experience what they're calling "the dawning of a new art form" for yourself until 11 June.
I think this is the future listen back to BBC Radio 4s

Life of Galileo, Colossal, Jimmy McGovern, Lucy Hughes-Hallett, Threshold at Somerset House, Saturday Review - BBC Radio 4

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Somerset House
05/22/2017 at 06:54. Facebook
“It was the first time the public [was] introduced to this new way of documenting the world ... It was revolutionary.”

Mat Collishaw tells Artsy why he chose to recreate William Henry Fox Talbot's groundbreaking 1839 display of photography in VR. Experience it for yourself until 11 June.
It was the first time the public was introduced to this new

Travel Back to 1839 to See the World’s First Photography Show, in Virtual Reality

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Kerstin Arnold
Graeme Lee Main
Somerset House
Somerset House
05/21/2017 at 19:13. Facebook
Time Out London have called it 'one of the most hyped films of the summer'. Patti Cake$ tells the story of Patricia, an ordinary girl who dreams of becoming a superstar rapper.

An upbeat coming-of-age crowd-pleaser, the film screens at Cannes Film Festival this week ahead of it's UK Premiere at Film4 Summer Screen this August. Book now: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Time Out London have called it one of the most hyped films
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Somerset House
05/20/2017 at 15:43. Facebook
★★★★ from The Guardian for Force Majeure director Ruben Östlund's latest feature The Square, which premiered at Festival de Cannes this week.

Be the first to see it here as we present its UK Premiere at Film4 Summer Screen on 16 August.
from The Guardian for Force Majeure director Ruben Östlunds latest feature

The Square review – Ruben Östlund turns art world satire into performance-art cinema

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Somerset House
05/20/2017 at 13:11. Facebook
"I was always interested in the photograph as a space for multiple truths".

Listen to BBC Radio 3's Arts and Ideas talking to Photo London's Master of Photography Taryn Simon, whose 'Image Atlas' is currently on display at the fair until Sunday.
"I was always interested in the photograph as a space for multiple truths"

Free Thinking - Artist Taryn Simon. Arts and Ideas - BBC Radio 3

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Somerset House
05/20/2017 at 07:46. Facebook
Are you in, or are you out?

Tickets for this year's Film4 Summer Screen are on sale now, don't hang around [ Bit.ly Link ]
Sophie Baczynski
Ruarí MacManus
Carolyn Robson
Legendary photography agency Magnum Photos turns 70 this year. Join the celebrations at Photo London this weekend.
Legendary photography agency Magnum Photos turns 70 this year Join the celebrations

Photo London week: Magnum Photos celebrates its 70th

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Maria Damper
Mat Collishaw's virtual reality opus Thresholds has been wowing the crowds at Photo London this week. Have you tried it?

Enter this virtual space and be transported back in time to 1839 and the dawn of photography. Wander freely, peer inside the vitrines at William Henry Fox Talbot's early photographic experiments and hear the cries of Chartist protesters from beyond the windows. #Thresholds...
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Mat Collishaws virtual reality opus Thresholds has been wowing the crowds at
Don't sleep... Tickets for Film4 Summer Screen go on sale today at 10.00.

From the UK premiere of 'One of the most hyped films of the summer' (Time Out London) to legendary Japanese animation from Studio Ghibli, this year's line-up brings you two weeks of the best of cinema in one of the most spectacular settings in London.
Don't sleep Tickets for Film4 Summer Screen go on sale today at 1000

Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House

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Rebecca Rhodes
Gemma Christie
Minnie Schubert
New on the blog - our highlights of this year's Photo London.
New on the blog our highlights of this year's Photo London

Ten things to see at Photo London

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