In October 2016, Philippe Parreno transformed Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall into an immersive experience, challenging visitors' perception of time and space with his Anywhen installation. Anywhen was a site-specific exhibition that changed throughout the day and that would evolve during the six-month period of the commission, until 2 April 2017.
Visitors would have their senses activated and stimulated by a spectacular choreography of acoustics, sound lighting, flying objects and film, each connected to the other, and playing their part in a far bigger score. Tate’s Turbine Hall became a universe of inter-related and connected events and parallel realities. Events would unfold anywhen.
Philippe Parreno is a French avant-garde artist who came to prominence in the 1990s and is perhaps most widely known for his feature film Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait. Parreno works across film, video, sound, sculpture, performance and information technology and collaborates extensively with musicians, scientists, architects and writers. Cutting-edge musicians Factory Floor and the award-winning sound designer Nicolas Becker are just some of the many collaborators involved in the commission.