New York's 1970s downtown art scene recreated

Help

In the early 1970s a group of artists, musicians and dancers took over the empty factories and warehouses in the downtown area south of Houston street, now known as Soho.

A new exhibition at the Barbican in London attempts to recreate that scene.

The BBC's Kirsty Lang went along.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.