Building the Pavilion
offers a unique insight into the conception and construction of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2012
, designed by Herzog & de Meuron
and Ai Weiwei
, and shows the European pair discuss their ideas. The Pavilion is Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei’s first UK collaboration, providing the opportunity for the design team responsible for the celebrated Beijing National Stadium, built for the 2008 Olympic Games, to work together again in London’s Olympic year.more...
This October, internationally renowned artists, writers, historians, musicians, film-makers, neuroscientists and a scent expert came together for the Serpentine Gallery Memory Marathon
, the seventh annual festival of ideas inspired by the annual Pavilion commission. On Saturday, eleven hours of performances, discussions and presentations were streamed live on The Space, and selected highlights are now available to watch on demand, including David Lynch, John Berger, Michael Stipe and Douglas Coupland. more...