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May 26, 2020

FKA twigs in Conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist

See an exclusive in-conversation between FKA twigs, the brilliant artist behind Soundtrack 7, and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director of the Serpentine Galleries. Back in July 2015, FKA twigs journeyed to Old Granada Studios to become MIF15’s artist in residence. Over ten days, twigs and her team created, choreographed and rehearsed seven autobiographical pieces for Festival audiences of no more than 20, who watched in rapt silence as these works-in-progress evolved in front of them.

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August 9, 2019

MIF Originals: Alphabus

The final episode of MIF Originals explores if (and how) poetry and dance can combine to create something original.

August 2, 2019

MIF Originals: A Podcast for All Animals

Can you imagine a world in which animals of all kinds, including humans, live together as equals? This episode explores how we can live better alongside other animals and asks - what can we learn from them?

July 25, 2019

MIF Originals: The School of Integration

Welcome to your first day at the School of Integration. This episode is all about sharing knowledge across cultural divides. When people arrive in a new country they are usually expected to learn the customs and languages of the host culture, but what if the tables were turned?

July 18, 2019

MIF Originals: Chasing Philip Glass

After years of following Philip Glass from afar, Phelim McDermott now has the chance to meet him, and to ask whatever he wants. The only problem is that Phelim has no idea what to ask.  



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RT @MIFestival: And you can see a special highlights film + new footage this Sunday at 6pm BST. ▶️ #MIFLive @Togeth…

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