Fri 12 Apr


© Victoria Sin, If I had the words to tell you we wouldn’t be here now, Chi-Wen Gallery 2019. Photo by Ivy Tsai.

On the occasion of the Serpentine Galleries’ General Ecology project, the Institut français and Serpentine Galleries present an afternoon of talks, screenings and performances reflecting on botany and eroticism. Participants include Alex Cecchetti, Emanuele Coccia, Victoria Sin, Jenna Sutela and more to be announced, as well as films by Melanie Bonajo, Dineo Seshee Bopape and more. The evening will also mark the launch of a special, co-edited issue of MAL journal, also titled PLANTSEX.

£7, conc. £5

PLANTSEX takes place as a prelude to the forthcoming The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish with Plants, the third installment in the Serpentine’s year-long symposium and research project on interspecies consciousness.

PLANTSEX is curated by Lucia Pietroiusti (Curator, General Ecology, Serpentine), writer and editor Filipa Ramos and Kostas Stasinopoulos (Assistant Curator, Live Programmes, Serpentine). Producer: Holly Shuttleworth.

In partnership with the Institut français du Royaume-Uni and with the support of Fluxus Art Projects.

MAL’s special issue: PLANTSEX is co-edited by Maria Dimitrova, Lucia Pietroiusti, Filipa Ramos and Kostas Stasinopoulos. MAL is supported by Feeld, the dating app open to all genders and sexual identities.



Fri 12 Apr