Tate Liverpool Performance

The Tilting at Windmills

Image courtesy the artist

Join artist Alex Turgeon for a political performance using spoken word

The Tilting at Windmills is a performance that looks at how the voice is a subject within the act of protest. This performance is defined as combating imaginary enemies, or confrontations that are incorrectly defined, or misinterpreted and based on heroic or idealistic justifications. It investigates the rise of echo chambers as a result of segregated social networks, and how information (and poetry) is disseminated, and distributed, through the individual. The image of the town crier, a figure that sits within the history of Liverpool as a pre-industrial city, is used as a historical anecdote, to consider how the body (or human condition) has evolved in the process of disseminating and editing information.

Performance Times

Friday 10 November: 16.00
Saturday 11 November: 12.00 and 16.00
Sunday 12 November: 12.00 and 16.00

Tate Liverpool

Albert Dock
Liverpool Waterfront
Liverpool L3 4BB
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8–12 November 2017