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Into the Unknown - A Journey through Science Fiction at the Barbican

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Time 10:00
Date 01/09/17
Price £14.5

Until 1 Sept. A genre-defining exhibition - from the C19th cabinet of curiosities, to the vastness of space, future cities, and the inner landscapes of human perception.

Uncover the mysterious lands of Jules Verne and Ray Harryhausen where Science Fiction narratives first took root. Venture on an odyssey into our solar system, with vintage artwork promoting Soviet visions of space alongside immersive work by Soda_Jerk. Visit a gallery of aliens, and stand alongside iconic spacesuits from a galaxy of blockbusters including Star Trek and Interstellar.

Imagine dystopian worlds with Margaret Atwood and 28 Days Later. Then, with nowhere left to explore but human consciousness, delve deep and experience the transformation and mutation of the body through the eyes of Jack Kirby and Ex Machina.

Curated by historian and writer Patrick Gyger, this festival-style exhibition consists of more than 800 works, many of which have never been seen in the UK before. Continuing across the Centre, it includes artwork from Isaac Julien, Larissa Sansour and Conrad Shawcross, and an installation from the creators of Black Mirror.

Last admission 6.30pm.

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Special Offer: 30% off Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm. Select your preferred date (offer valid Monday to Friday), then number of tickets Required and your preferred time (offer valid 10am to 5pm).
Enter promo code 30917 and select "Sci-Fi Offer" tickets from list of discounts (you may have to delete any full price tickets that were added automatically)