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Welcome to the Southbank Centre blog, here you'll find articles, videos and audio podcasts exploring our events and festivals programme and some engaging, fascinating and sometimes provocative themes from artists and thinkers in our Talks and Debates. 

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Listen to up-and-coming conductors on the art of baton waving and more
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The Director of Hayward Gallery, Ralph Rugoff, offers an Insight into the great German photographer and his work
Watch Ralph Rugoff, Director of Hayward Gallery, introduce the gallery’s incredible Gursky retrospective
See how the return of Hayward Gallery, and its opening Gursky exhibition, went down with art lovers, instagrammers, critics and press.
Find out more about one of Andreas Gursky’s early photographs
Find out more about Salerno I (1990) – a pivotal image for the artist
After two years of painstaking restoration and refurbishment, our iconic art gallery is open to the public once again
Watch the acclaimed artist discuss the process behind her distinctive Fox Talbot inspired photogravure prints
Free, interactive artworks appear at Southbank Centre this summer
Watch an exclusive interview with the Turner Prize-winning sculptor
Read the remarkable story of Peter Laszlo Peri’s ‘lost’ sculpture.
Great news for fans of the Swedish pop sensations
The new billboard art-work, Station II (2015) by Noémie Goudal, is installed at Hayward Gallery
Hayward Gallery stages the first major retrospective of the work of photographer Andreas Gursky
The Infinite Mix presents UK premieres of audio-visual artworks by leading international artists
Bom Bom’s Dream (2016) follows the adventures of a Japanese dancer as she travels to Jamaica
This video promotes The Infinite Mix exhibition, presented by Hayward Gallery, in association with The Vinyl Factory.
One-year on from closing Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room and Hayward Gallery for essential refurbishment, much has changed behind the hoardings that currently cover these iconic and much-loved venues.
Light Show brings together sculptures and artworks that use light in different ways.
This major survey exhibition covered every period of Tracey Emin's career
Pipilotti Rist talks about her exhibition Eyeball Massage

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