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Alternate Languages: confronting boundaries


Saturday 16 March 2019
11am — 7pm

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Rachael Young, NIGHTCLUBBING, 2017

Photo by Marcus Hessenberg

Explore the public and private spaces of the RA with performances, workshops and discussions that ask what unites us and divides us.

Alternate Languages: Confronting Boundaries invites a critique of our relationship with one another and with our spaces. In a day of free immersive spatial activations, artworks, performances, workshops and discussions in the Royal Academy, we explore isolation and connection, exclusion and generosity, and ask what unites us and divides us.

As disenchantment permeates many aspects of society and polarisation increases, we must transcend difference, overcome prejudices, find ways to understand and connect with one another.

This event is the third in a series by the same name, which was first initiated with the British Council to occupy the empty space of the British Pavilion, for Island, at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. Throughout this event, we hope to expand the languages we have available to express and share ideas, and to create an opportunity for different voices to be heard.

Working with DisOrdinary Architecture, Clod Ensemble and Situated Practice.

Find the programme of free and bookable activities and events below.

● Fully booked

● Cancelled

Saturday 16 March 2019

11am — 7pm

Royal Academy of Arts

Free and paid talks, performances and workshops