Massive Attack V Adam Curtis ©

Photo Credit: Paul Leclaire

In partnership with the Park Avenue Armory, the British Council was proud to support the US debut of Massive Attack V. Adam Curtis after its premiere at the Manchester International Festival

An extraordinary collaboration connecting the dark, intense music and visual work of Robert Del Naja of Massive Attack with the thought-provoking vision of documentary filmmaker Adam Curtis, this site-specific event is a new kind of imaginative experience that integrates music, film, politics, and breath-taking moments of illusion in a hallucinatory ride through the dreams and hidden realities of our strange, anxious age. The piece ran at Park Avenue Armory, New York from September 28 to October 4, 2013.

'The Illusion of Power and the Power of Illusion: Viewing Media Through an Artistic Lens' panel discussion

In partnership with Howlround.tv and The Park Avenue Armory, the British Council USA arts program presented 'The Illusion of Power and the Power of Illusion: Viewing Media Through an Artistic Lens', a live-streamed panel discussion on the peer produced, open source HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday, October 3 at 3pm. The panel featured Graham Sheffield, director of Arts for the British Council, who moderated a discussion with Simon Critchley (Professor of Philosophy at the New School), Joyce Barnathan (President of the International Center for Journalists), and Alexis Goldstein (contributor to The Nation and frequent media guest).

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