Tate Modern Course

Tanks Summer School: exercises with Five Years Teachers' programme

Set against the extraordinary backdrop of these cavernous spaces and led by artist run gallery Five Years, this dynamic school will consist of related assignments culminating in a live event. Working with historical records and contemporary precedents, participants will work individually and as a collective to re-enact, devise and document performance. The Tanks will become a site for practical enquiry and intervention, opening up dialogue and exploring live art and the performative as modes for learning that might challenge and inform classroom practice.

Part of the series The Tanks: Art in Action

Tate Modern

The Tanks

London SE1 9TG
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23 July 2012 at 10.30–17.00

24 July 2012 at 10.30–17.00

25 July 2012 at 10.30–17.00

26 July 2012 at 10.30–17.00

27 July 2012 at 10.30–17.00

28 July 2012 at 10.30–17.00

29 July 2012 at 10.30–17.00

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School visits to Tate Modern

Book your free school visit to Tate Modern, download learning resources, and prepare for gallery activities, supervision and safety
Tate Modern Exhibition

Sung Hwan Kim

18 Jul – 18 Nov 2012
A new installation by Sung Hwan Kim to inaugurate Tank 1, the new venue space at Tate Modern, July - November ...

Lis Rhodes: Light Music

Lis Rhodes' performance installation Light Music. On display at The Tanks at Tate Modern 18 July 2012 - 20 January 2013

Suzanne Lacy: The Crystal Quilt

A screening of Suzanne Lacy's The Crystal Quilt, 1987, at the new venue at Tate Modern, The Tanks
Tate Modern Talk

Playing in the Shadows

26 Oct 2012
This deconstructed symposium expands the notion of projection as performance, touching concepts of phantasmagoria and our primal connection to the ...