Tate Modern

Performer and Participant

Blavatnik Building Level 3

Photography © Tate, 2016

Discover how artists working between the 1960s and the 1990s opened up new spaces for participation

Action – both individual and collective – is at the heart of the works within this display. Sometimes the work takes the form of a proposal for an action or the record of a past event or performance. Elsewhere viewers are invited to activate an artwork using their bodies. Artworks shown here include a mix of intimate individual acts, choreographed actions in which participants are directed by an artist and political activism.

Venue

Tate Modern
Bankside
London SE1 9TG
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Art in this display

Niki de Saint Phalle Shooting Picture

1961

Ana Lupas The Solemn Process

1964–2008 (1964–74/76; 1980–5; 1985–2008)

Edward Krasinski Untitled

2001

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