Tate Britain Late

Late at Tate Britain: Generation


Explore family and belonging through an evening of art, music and conversation

A free evening of music, photography, discussion and performance exploring themes of family and belonging in response to the 17th century painting The Cholmondeley Ladies. Explore the heritage that influences us today, discuss social mobility and change across generations and celebrate belonging and community.

Three members of KOKOROKO playing brass instruments

KOKOROKO © Jazz Refreshed 2016

Hear live music from young Afrobeat Collective KOKOROKO who bring their soul-shaking sounds and West African influences to the gallery for the night. Dance in the Duveens to NTS Radio’s DJ Wu-Lu spinning vinyl, filling Tate Britain with contemporary and vintage sounds.

A mother sitting on a bed holding her child

© Black In The Day 2016

Twin sisters

Same//Difference © Nadine Ijewere 2016

Bring your family photos and take part in a scanning session run by online archive, Black in the Day who willl showcase images alongside South London artist Nadine Ijewere who will present new work from her Same//Difference photography series, which documents the similarities and differences between siblings.

DJ Wu-Lu at a mixing desk

Wu-Lu © Thomaas Stankiewicz

Listen and get involved in a panel discussion led by curator Nicole Crentsil with Shadez the Misfit and The Slumflower exploring social mobility and the extent to which technology and digital platforms can influence change.

Nicole Crentsil

Nicole Crentsil © Joel Smedley

The Slumflower

The Slumflower © Tom Oldham 

Shadez The Misfit

Shadez The Misfit © Alex De Mora

Generate your own artwork-inspired meme in a workshop co-produced with Tate Collective and get involved in an immersive theatre performance by ACTing Up! exploring notions of family and community. 

See the work

See The Cholmondeley Ladies, the work that inspired the evening on display in Room 1540 and check out fashion designer and Circuit ambassador Daniel Lismore’s take on The Cholmondeley Ladies in the Manton Studio.

Late at Tate Britain: Generation is curated by Tate Collective London, who produce events and festivals for young people to experiment, create and innovate through art and ideas. Late at Tate Britain is part of the Circuit programme, led by Tate and funded by Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

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Date & Time

2 December 2016 at 18.00–22.00

All events are drop-in and operate on a first-come, first-served basis

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