Tate Modern Conference

Contemporary Public Art in the Urban Landscape

large monumental scale blow up globe installed in a courtyard

Mark Wallinger The World Turned Upside Down 2019. © Damian Griffiths

Explore the different aspects of contemporary art in the public and urban landscape

The day will center around discussions on public art and urban regeneration, questioning whether projects are led by a commitment to the community or whether they present corporate decoy strategies.

‘The Street’ as a programmable space will be explored and how this has manifested in post-conflict society. Considering the audiences for such initiatives and how success is measured will also provide an opportunity to think about how models can be adapted and developed for future projects.

This seminar will unite two Subject Specialist Networks: the SSN for British Art led by Tate and the Paul Mellon Centre for British Art and the SSN for Contemporary Art led by the Contemporary Art Society.

This event is free and includes lunch and refreshments.

This is a collaborative event run by the British Art Network and Contemporary Art Society.

Tate Modern

Tate Exchange

Terrace Entrance

London SE1 9TG
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Date & Time

7 February 2020 at 11.00–17.30


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This event is primarily for members of the British Art Network and Contemporary Art Society but there are also a limited number of spaces for those not in the networks.

Spaces are limited, booking essential.

A limited fund for travel support is available for members of the British Art Network and Contemporary Art Society and will be administered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Further details and application for travel support is available on the Eventbrite registration form.

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