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This week on The Space: Imogen Heap and more

  • Date: 16 October 2012
  • Area: National
Back of Imogen Heap facing out to view of the Thames from the installation, A Room for London

Explore an interactive map of Imogen Heap's new single, which began life in the installation, A Room for London. Credit: Andy Carne

The Space is a free digital arts service developed by Arts Council England in partnership with the BBC. It aims to transform the way people connect with and experience arts and culture, by showcasing innovative content from artists, arts and cultural organisations.

Read more to find out what's coming up on The Space this week.

Map the creative journey behind Imogen Heap's new single

From Thursday 18 October, explore the physical and creative journey behind Grammy-award winning artist Imogen Heap's new single, You Know Where To Find Me, via an illustrated interactive map.

The map allows you to experience different layers of the new piece, as performed by Heap on 13 pianos around the city of Edinburgh during one single week.

You Know Where To Find Me began life during Heap's stay in A Room for London, a one-bedroom installation overlooking London's Thames River. Watch a performance of the piece in situ on The Space.

Also on The Space this week

Experience the Old Grey Whistle Twist, a new audio-visual work by Raj Pannu, renowned DJ from Coldcut and Ninjatune. Raj seamlessly weaves together archive material from the BBC's Old Grey Whistle Test, blending performances from Bill Withers, Budgie, Can, Michael Chapman, Pentangle and Roxy Music.

Missed Memory Marathon, the Serpentine Gallery's seventh annual festival of ideas inspired by Ai Wei Wei's commission for the Pavilion? Watch footage from Saturday's programme, including a talk by writer Douglas Coupland and the screening of specially commissioned film by David Lynch.

From Tuesday 16 October, experience the Philharmonia Orchestra's performance of Mercury, the third movement in Holst's The Planets, as conceived through 36 camera feeds for the Universe of Sound.

Watch the next two films to be added to the World Shakespeare Festival Television collection. You can currently watch Forests, about the new play inspired by forest scenes in Shakespeare's canon and Chicken Shop from Wednesday 17 October.

Recent highlights still available on The Space

  • Explore the Modern Masters collection, featuring archive film portraits of artists, from Francis Bacon to Bridget Riley
  • Check-in to The Arena Hotel, an inspired interactive digital archive of award-winning BBC arts documentary, Arena, featuring clips from films dating back to 1975
  • Watch the latest Tongue Fu Flicks, featuring performance poets accompanied by improvised music from the Tongue Fu band, along with archive film material and animations created and mixed by CR&D design studio in East London
  • Watch 36 Shakespeare plays performed in 36 different languages by theatre companies from around the world in the phenomenal Globe to Globe series

Further information

We are pleased to have recently announced that The Space will be available for a further six months until 31 March 2013.

You can access The Space now at thespace.org or by viewing on connected TV or The Space channel (Freeview HD channel 232).

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