From historic royalty to YouTube fame, how has art displayed status? Starting with the idea of power, and going on to the body and changing face of celebrity, this season, Late at Tate Britain explores representations of status through time.
On Friday 6 November tackle the theme of the body through music, art, talks and workshops.
Late at Tate Britain is curated by by 15-25 year olds from Tate Collective London. Tate Collective London host a range of free events and festivals for young people to experiment, create and innovate through art and ideas.
North Duveen, 18.00–21.30
- 18.00–19.30 Reprezent Radio
- 19.30–20.30 Bala Club DJs
9 Squares: Animation Lab
18.00–21.00, Taylor Digital Studio
Drop in to the Taylor Digital Studio to learn about motion graphics and animation with the creators of the 9 Squares project.
Pecs: The Body
18.00–21.00, Clore Studio
Join in the cabaret vibe with the all-female drag collective Pecs in an evening exploring and experimenting with gender through performance and play. Dig around in the dress up box, make a moustache, get a makeover from a drag king make-up artist and have your photograph taken. Enjoy a bit of song and dance, or, for a little break, chill out in the 'Eroticorner' and dip into some famous erotica, past and present.
Pick up a specially commissioned ‘Pleasure Hunt’, an alternative treasure hunt focussing on the body in art through the Tate Britain collection.
Pecs: Tracey Emin’s My Bed Monologues
19.30, 20.30, Room 1990
Maisie Cousins: Cookmaid
A digital commission from photographic artist Maisie Cousins exploring the body in response to Sir Nathaniel Bacon’s Cookmaid with Still Life of Vegetables and Fruit.
9 Squares x Late at Tate Britain: Body
18.00–21.30, Room 1940
A special edition 9 Squares created for Late at Tate: Body featuring motion graphics by the project’s creators Al Boardman, David Stanfield and Skip Hursh along with emerging designers Emma Ehrling, Elisa Cioccia, Hugh Herbert, Justin Carrington, Lorna Wilson and Alex Stanlake.
Each artist was tasked with creating an abstract, 350 pixel, 3 second long, looping, animated GIF from a 4-colour palette taken from Francis Bacon’s and the responding to the theme of ‘The Body’. The artists are free to animate their square however they choose - blind to what each other is creating.
Panel discussion hosted by Tate Collective London exploring the relationship between status and the body. Featuring contributors include filmmaker and curator Kathryn Ferguson and writer and film programmer Simran Hans.
Next in the series
Late at Tate Britain: Celebrity on Friday 4 December