Tate Britain Talk

Steve McQueen with Gary Younge

landscape photograph showing the artist Steve McQueen in front of his Year 3 project. Behind him are many framed photographs of school groups. He is wearing glasses and a black jacket.

Portrait of Steve McQueen in Year 3 at Tate Britain © Tate. Photo Jessica McDermott

Join artist Steve McQueen to discuss Year 3

As the epic Year 3 project draws to a close, this is a unique chance to hear award-winning artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen reflect on the project’s creation, reception and legacy.

McQueen will be joined in conversation with the author, broadcaster and academic Gary Younge, and by Clarrie Wallis, curator of the Year 3 project at Tate Britain.

The event will be introduced by Anna Cutler, Director of Learning and Research at Tate.


Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen is one of the most important artists, film-makers and screenwriters working today. Over the last 25 years McQueen has been influential in expanding the way in which artists work with film. He has been the author of some of the most seminal works of moving image designed for gallery-based presentation, as well as four films for cinematic release, Hunger (2008), Shame (2010), 12 Years a Slave (2013) and Widows (2018).

Gary Younge

Gary Younge is an award-winning author, broadcaster and academic based in London. Formerly a columnist at The Guardian, he has recently been appointed Professor of Sociology at Manchester University. He is the author of five books, and has made several radio and television documentaries on subjects ranging from gay marriage to Brexit.

Tate Britain

The Clore Auditorium

London SW1P 4RG
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Date & Time

23 April 2020 at 18.30–20.00

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