Big Family Weekend

Serpentine Gallery

29 Jun 2019 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM30 Jun 2019 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Big Family Weekend

Admission Free

A weekend of art, activism, posters and storytelling. Discover how art and words can change the world.

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The Serpentine presents a weekend of artist-led workshops for children and families responding to Faith Ringgold’s summer exhibition and exploring the themes of art, activism, poetry and print.

All activities are free and for families with children of all ages. 

 

One of My Kind (OOMK)
causes in common
11 - 6

Enter One of My Kind’s (OOMK) interactive print studio and create posters about issues that matter to you. Produce, display and distribute prints to raise awareness of your chosen cause. 

 

Belinda Zhawi
Over everything that exists
11.30 - 6 

Create a collage poem with Belinda Zhawi that explores your thoughts and feelings about home, identity and language.

 

Harold Offeh
A Score for All of Us
10 - 4.30

Come together to make a collective soundtrack with artist Harold Offeh. Use your voice as an instrument and record a sound piece that expresses your concerns and aspirations. Create a message inspired by Ghanaian Adinkra symbols and add to a giant communal score. 

 

Namuun Zimmermann and Rike Glaser
city in the sky
10 - 5

Create a city of the future with design duo Namuun Zimmerman and Rike Glaser. Use collage and drawing to create a banner that shows a fairer way of living together, inspired by the work of Superstudio, a radical architecture movement of the 1960s and 70s.

 

Reading Area
10 - 6 

Explore a selection of contemporary and historical children’s books selected by Round Table Books in collaboration with Serpentine Education. Round Table Books is a Brixton based bookshop who specialise in diverse and inclusive children’s titles.  

 

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BFW Identity

BFW Identity

2019
Designed by Giles Round

Big Family Weekend: Namuun and Rike 1

Nammun Zimmerman and Rike Glaser

Big Family Weekend: city in the sky

2019
Photograph: Rob Harris

Big Family Weekend: OOMK 1

One of my Kind (OOMK)

Big Family Weekend: causes in common

2019
Photograph: Rob Harris

Big Family Weekend: Belinda Zhawi 1

Belinda Zhawi

Big Family Weekend: Over everything that exists

2019
Photograph: Rob Harris

Big Family Weekend: Harold Offeh 2

Harold Offeh

Big Family Weekend: A Score for All of Us

2019
Photograph: Rob Harris