TateShots brings you highlights of the House of Fairy Tales at Tate Modern’s Long Weekend, Summer 2009

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The House of Fairy Tales brought their unique blend of contemporary art and family fun to Tate Modern’s Long Weekend festival earlier this year, and TateShots was there to capture the atmosphere. Artist Gavin Turk is one of the co-founders of the group, and he talked to us about their mission, the art of recycling and the best way to pronounce Arte Povera – all the while dressed up as Andy Warhol. We also witnessed a chess tournament with a difference, and a very futuristic Morris Dance performed by a troupe of cardboard-clad robotic dancers.