A series of interviews with key contemporary figures from the art world recorded for the Ben Uri gallery centenary celebrations. These videos show the importance and continuing impact of the gallery’s work.
Sir Nicholas Serota
Director of the Tate Art Galleries, Sir Nicholas Serota discusses Ben Uri’s collection.
Art therapist Jane Landes
Art Therapist, Jane Landes talks about working with Ben Uri on a project which seeks to improve the quality of life for people with dementia.
Artist Jake Chapman
Artist Jake Chapman discusses his artwork and migration.
Stuart Hobley, Head of Heritage Lottery Fund
Stuart Hobley, Head of the Heritage Lottery Fund in London, discusses the intersection of art and heritage explored through the Ben Uri collection.
MP Diane Abbott
MP, Hackney North and Stoke Newington, Diane Abbott, discusses migration and the importance of diversity as it is represented in the Ben Uri collection.
Writer and Curator Sandy Nairne
Writer and curator Sandy Nairne discusses migration, art and Ben Uri.
Chief Art Critic at the Financial Times, Jackie Wullschlager discusses the historical importance of Ben Uri’s collection.
Creative Director at the BBC, Alan Yentob reflects on how the Ben Uri collection relates to the history of migration in England.