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Xilitla: Melanie Smith

Melanie Smith, Professor Dawn Ades and Tanya Barson will be in conversation about Smith’s film installation Xilitla (on display on Level 2), Edward James’s extraordinary Surrealist garden at Xilitla in Mexico, and the relationship between modernism, the ruin and contemporary art. The event will also mark the launch of a new book on Melanie Smith’s Xilitla.

Tate Modern

Starr Cinema

London SE1 9TG
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18 June 2013 at 18.45–20.45

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Melanie Smith

born 1965