Barbican Weekender

Black Country Atelier

Source: Georgie Clarke

Black Country Atelier

The Barbican Weekender will return this weekend with a packed programme of art, design and tech related activities to get involved with.

You can try your hand at 3D printing with Black Country Atelier, or computer coding and animation with Sketch Tag.

Transformer by Usman Haque
Transformer by Usman Haque

We like the sound of choreographer Darren Johnston’s I’ll be Your Mirror in which a hologram mirrors your movement.

Best of all though is a 20-person game called Transformer designed by Usman Haque, which will take place in the Pit Theatre in darkness. Players collect hidden light tokens and share energy to win. What could possibly go wrong?

Fevered Sleep
Fevered Sleep

If you’re feeling collaborative there’s the multi-user film and art app Fevered Sleep to have a go at, or dance installation Danceroom Spectroscopy.

It’s also an opportunity to get down to the Curve gallery where you can experience United Visual Artists’ Momentum installation

A programme of workshops is being put together under the title We Create, with music, art, dance and film events aimed at all ages.

Loefah on Just Jam
Loefah on Just Jam

On the Saturday under the We Create banner there’s Tim and Barry’s Just Jam which will see music channel Just Jam host an evening dedicated to the UK’s electronic music scene with live performance, video and audience participation planned.

The Barbican Weekender takes place from 1-2 March at The Barbican, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS

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