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Over three days during Frieze Art Fair Week\, the Serpe ntine Gallery stages the Memory Marathon\, the seventh annual festival of i deas inspired by the annual Pavilion commission. This multi-disciplinary ev ent will feature a wide range of participants\, including leading artists\, architects\, film-makers\, musicians\, scientists\, theorists and writers in a continuous\, performative programme of explorations\, musical and thea trical performances\, film screenings\, discussions and experiments.

The three-day event begins on Friday 12 October with a thrilling five-hour performance by acclaimed Leban ese sound artist Tarek Atoui\, who together with fourteen internationally renowned musicians will take audiences on a mesmerising jou rney through Tarab and classical Arab music recorded from the early 20th ce ntury onwards.

Among mor e than 60 participants confirmed so far are former REM vocalist Michael Stipe\; filmmakers Amos Gitaiand David Lynch\, who will p resent a new film\; historians Jay Winter and Donald Sassoon\ , who together will explore the theme of ‘War Memory’\; celebrated neurosci entist Israel Rosenfield\, who will introduce ‘The Problem of Memory ’ with writer John Hull\, robotics expert Luc Steels and Worl d Memory Champion Ed Cooke\; artists Olivier Castel and Ed Atkins on ‘Deception and Self-Deception’\; scent expert Sissel Tola as on ‘Sensory Memory’. Other contributors include Harvard astronomy pr ofessor Dimitar Sasselov\; The screening of Ways of Listening \, a portrait of John Berger in the form of a compelling document of a weekend spent in the company of close friend Tilda Swinton\; writ er Douglas Coupland\; poet John Giorno\; writer and cultural historian Marina Warner\; author and technologist China Miéville< /b>\; artists Gilbert &\; George\; architects Jacques Herzog\, Pierre de Meuron andFumihiko Maki\; composer Gavin Bryars with poet and painter Etel Adnan.

Tickets are £25/£20 for two days and £15/£10 for one day. They're available from the Serpentine Gallery Lobby Desk  +44 (0)20 7402 6075 or Ticketweb.co.uk

\n< p style="text-align: justify\;">Frid ay 12 October (6pm - 11pm)
Saturday 13 October (12 noon - 10pm)
S unday 14 October (11am - 9pm)

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