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Longplayer’s permanent home is in Trinity Buoy Wharf in London. There are also public listening posts around the world, and a continuous online audio stream.

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Open call for Chair of the Longplayer Trust

The Longplayer Trust, established in 2000 to look after and support the extraordinary 1000-year-long artwork Longplayer, is looking for a new Chair to lead the organisation and its Board of Trustees into the next quarter century. With ambitious programming and strategic planning already in process for Longplayer’s 25th anniversary in 2025, Longplayer’s new Chair will…

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A very Long Afternoon with Ansuman Biswas (9th June, 9-5)

On Sunday 9th June, Longplayer invited you to spend a Long Afternoon with Ansuman Biswas at London’s only lighthouse. This special event took the form of a particularly long afternoon, with Ansuman offering a durational performance from 9am-5pm.  ‘Escaping the 9 to 5 is a work of imagination. It’s hard to see what’s there until…

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Long Afternoon with Iain Sinclair, Sunday 28th April

Our April Long Afternoon in the lighthouse featured a talk with Iain Sinclair. The lighthouse was open to visitors, with a young persons activity table, from 1:30-3pm, and Iain Sinclair’s talk, ‘Gifts of the River Returning’ took place at 3:30pm. Iain’s talk reflected on the legacies of work undertaken in the area, and his nocturnal…

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Since the spring of 2013, Artangel and the Longplayer Trust have been inviting thinkers and writers from a wide variety of disciplines to engage in a chain of written correspondence on the subject of long-term thinking.

Read the Longplayer Letters