Tate Britain Special event

We forgot the lot!

Late last year Tate Britain opened its newly renovated galleries and learning spaces to the public. We forgot the lot! invites children and young people with and without Tourettes to reinvent, transform and claim the new displays of 500 years of British art at Tate Britain.

How do people look at art? Who makes the rules and who follows them? How do you get from A to B?

To make sure nothing gets forgotten Tate has teamed up with Touretteshero to give young people aged 5–16 the chance to work with visual artists. The participants will explore the national collection of British art, subjectively mapping their own experiences of the galleries and the art in order to transform the spaces to meet their individual needs.

Dr Tara Murphy, Consultant Psychologist from the Tourette Syndrome clinic at Great Ormond Street Hospital, will be on hand to answer questions from12.30–14.30.

A quiet space and light refreshments will also be provided.

Participating artists

Adam Walker, Chris Poolman, Hannah Tait, Harold Offeh, Jenny Moore, Judith Brocklehurst, Katie Schwab, Keir Williams, Matt Shaw, Phoebe Davies, Shaun Doyle.

A family event

This is a family event for children and young people with Tourette’s Syndrome and other associated conditions and everyone is welcome. Participants must be between five and 16 years old and remain the responsibility of their parent/carer throughout the event.

If you’re aged 15–18 or are an adult with Tourettes and interested in being part of the day, please email events@touretteshero.com

The event is open to families who are visiting on the day.

We forgot the lot! is a collaboration between Tate London Schools and Teachers team and Touretteshero.

Tate Britain

London SW1P 4RG
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Date & Time

12 April 2014 at 12.00–16.00

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