M.I.A.'s Meltdown

In June 2017, rapper, artist, producer and activist M.I.A. followed in the footsteps of Patti Smith, Anohni, David Bowie, Yoko Ono, Ornette Coleman and David Byrne as the curator of Meltdown.

Her line-up of outlaw musicians included Young Fathers, Crystal Castles, Soulwax, Giggs, Young M.A, Afrikan Boy, Mykki Blanco, JD Samson, I Wayne, Dexta Daps, Yung Lean, Princess Nokia, MHD and more.

The festival featured a carnival day, a South Asian mela and a party with community radio station Rinse FM, plus activities for Refugee Week.

I'm bringing together new outlaw musicians from everywhere, who have contributed to keeping things weird, exciting, opinionated, loud, emotional and brave or off the grid in the present climate
Enjoy a unique view of the final pyramid rooflight's delivery to the gallery roof.
Southbank Centre has teamed up with internationally-renowned fashion and portrait photographer, Rankin.
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.
Light Show brings together sculptures and artworks that use light in different ways.
Ernesto Neto talks about his immersive, sensory installations
A survey of Martin Creed's playful, thought-provoking art
Visitors to Carsten Höller's exhibition 'Decision' defy gravity in a flying machine
How Hayward Gallery visitors became dancers in the 'Move: Choreographing You' exhibition
Fiona Skinner's film about Ed Ruscha's painting 'Noise', featuring The Smiths' Johnny Marr
Spartacus Chetwynd talks about her folding glass house for British Art Show 7
A behind the scenes look at Ernesto Neto Studio in Rio de Janeiro
The amazing travelling art show that happens every 5 years

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