Free Entry Tate Modern Workshop

Time Well Spent


Tehching Hsieh One Year Performance 1980 – 1981 © Tehching Hsieh, Tate Collection


How do you spend and value your time? Explore the value of different types of activities and ways of freeing yourself from current restraints

Time Well Spent is a two-week project investigating how different ways of spending time might be considered productive or unproductive, how different forms of work might be valued or unappreciated and how different social and political models might change our everyday priorities, or even our notions of time itself.

Join artist collective They Are Here for their new performance work 40 Temps, 8 Days along with a host of other contributors, including Tehching Hsieh, Nina Power, the English Collective of Prostitutes, and Bethlem Gallery, in this two-week project assessing how we spend and value our time.

Time Well Spent is curated by Richard Martin, Curator, Public Programmes and Isabella Nimmo, Assistant Curator, Public Programmes with Winnie Lai, Assistant Curator, Public Programmes.

Tate Modern

Tate Exchange

Bankside
London SE1 9TG
Plan your visit

Dates

Every Thursday–Sunday at 12.00–18.00

30 November – 10 December 2017

Find out more

Tehching Hsieh

In a feat of extreme duration and endurance, artist Tehching Hsieh punched a time-clock every hour over the course of ...

Artist and Society

Explore artworks from Tate's collection that respond to their social and political context

Suzanne Lacy

Engage with this performance addressing the cultural invisibility of older women and celebrating their life experiences