This February, a group of young experimental film and moving image makers take over Late at Tate Britain, drawing inspiration from the new rehang. Expect a mix of new films, live DJ and VJ performances and guerrilla projections. Plus a mass participatory GIF animation collage installation.
1840s GIF party
Come to our GIF party! See what happened when we invited digital artists, members of the Tumblr community and Tate Collective London to remix artworks from the 1840s room at Tate Britain into animated GIFs. The display is accompanied by sounds from Alfie.
As part of National Storytelling Week expect experimental interventions throughout the evening from young poets and spoken word artists fusing the mediums of spoken word and moving image exploring the traditions of storytelling and processes of filmmaking including performances by George The Poet and Dean Atta.
A selection of short films inspired by Tate Britain curated by Little White Lies magazine including a screening of How We Used to Live by Paul Kelly.
One Type of Fence, 7 min, looped
A new commission with filmmakers Reel Nice in collaboration the Tate Collective and local young people to produce a film inspired by the Tate collection and explore Tate’s relationship to the local community.
One Type of Fence is a part of Circuit, led by Tate and funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.
Six award-winning young filmmakers associated with Free Film Festivals choose works of art from Tate Britain to pair with their short films.
Selections includeWoodhouse by Fred Rowson, Passionfruit Banananaphobia by Tresor Karera, the Reelists by Matthew Easy, Pensieve by Kemi David and Harmonielehre by Joanna Beaufoy
One stop GIF shop
Want to learn more about the world of animated GIFs? Drop into The Taylor Digital Studio to discover new digital artists, explore the GIF animation process and have your questions answered by animator Luca Damiani.
The Stööki collective presents The Golden Apocalypse, a multi-sensory audio and visual performance inspired by the apocalyptic sci-fi vision of John Martin, with warping forms, melting constructions and digital deterioration running against a countdown.
Looped films for the Clapham Film Unit animation workshops
Free hands-on filmmaking workshops in partnership with Free Film Festivals
Lost and found at the Tate animation workshop
Walk around the galleries and bring back whatever you find – people, objects, ideas, images, sounds – to be animated at one of our animation stations. Run by Clapham Film Unit with BFI editor Jo Van De Meer.
16 mm camera-less animation workshop
Join a hands-on, experimental 16 mm workshop inspired by the films of Len Lye and Stan Brakhage. Transform 16 mm material into a kaleidoscope of colours and textures to create a film to be projected at Late at Tate. Run by Lightbox Cinema.
SW1 Radio Station
Sounds from local radio station SW1 DJ’s Brooker T Junior and Nevaeh’s Angel.
About Late at Tate
Late at Tate is a programme of events for young and diverse audiences held at Tate Britain on a bi-monthly basis; featuring music, film, fashion and live performance.
Cash bar only. Tate operates a Challenge 25 policy for the sale of alcohol. Please provide valid ID.
Late at Tate Britain: Art meets fashionFriday April 201420.00–22.00Free