Tate Modern Course

Tate Intensive: Making Space, Holding Space, Giving Space

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Tate Intensive 2017 participants 

A dynamic programme that focuses on key questions facing art galleries and museums in the twenty-first century

Tate Intensive: Making Space, Holding Space, Giving Space took place 8–13 July 2018. Brought together in a spirit of exchange and collaboration, Tate Intensive participants – from Brazil, India, Italy, Latvia, Macedonia, New Zealand, Norway, Romania, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates, the US, Vietnam, Zimbabwe and the UK – were asked to contribute in an open and honest way to peer-led discussions throughout the week, drawing on their own experiences and case studies from their respective organisations, as well as exploring new ways of thinking and working.

Held in the Tate Exchange space at Tate Modern, the keynotes and workshops were complemented by daily visits to exhibitions and collection displays at Tate Modern, Tate Britain and Hayward Gallery.

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Keynote Speakers

Anne Barlow, Director, Tate St Ives
Jane Finnis, Chief Executive, Culture24
Ryan Gander, artist
Fatoş Üstek, Director and Chief Curator, David Roberts Art Foundation (DRAF)
Jenny Waldman, Director, 14-18 NOW

Interested in taking part in the 2019 Tate Intensive? Find out more and apply.


Browse the slideshow below to see who took part in Tate Intensive: Making Space, Holding Space, Giving Space 2018

Portait of Ana María Bresciani

Ana María Bresciani, Curator at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Norway

Portrait of Bruna Grinsztejn João

Bruna Grinsztejn João, International agent at Anita Schwartz Art Gallery, Brazil

Portrait of Bruno de Almeida

Bruno de Almeida, Independent curator and architect, Brazil

Portait of Butholezwe Kgosi Nyath

Butholezwe Kgosi Nyathi, Programmes Manager at Amagugu International Heritage Centre, Zimbabwe

Portrait of Chiara Organtini

Chiara Organtini, Independent creative producer, Italy

Portrait of Daniela Calciu

Daniela Calciu, Director of Development at National Museum of Contemporary Art, Romania

Portait of Dina Jezdic

Dina Jezdic, Audience Development and Engagement Specialist for Auckland Museum, New Zealand

Portait of Đỗ Tường Linh

Đỗ Tường Linh, Independent curator, Vietnam

Portrait of Giles Jackson–Maffett

Giles Jackson–Maffett, Assistant Curator at Tate St Ives, United Kingdom

Portrait of Inga Lāce

Inga Lāce, Curator for Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Latvia

Portrait of Jessie McLaughlin

Jessie McLaughlin, Curator, Early Years and Families at Tate, United Kingdom

Portrait of Kirila Cvetkovska

Kirila Cvetkovska, Independent curator, Macedonia

Portrait of Lana Shamma

Lana Shamma, Programmes Manager at Art Jameel, United Arab Emirates

Portrait of Lanisa Kitchiner

Lanisa Kitchiner, Director of Education and Scholarly Initiatives for Smithsonian Institution – National Museum of African Art, United States

Portrait of Lyn Hsieh

Lyn Hsieh, Department Manager, Education for Museum of Modern Art, United States

Portrait of Natalia Mallo

Natalia Mallo, Independent curator and artist, Brazil

Portrait of Poornima Sardana

Poornima Sardana, Independent Museum Education Consultant, India

Portrait of Rashayla Marie Brown

Rashayla Marie Brown, Doctoral student, independent curator and artist, United States

Portrait of Rebecca Spooner

Rebecca Spooner, Creative Director for Peak, United Kingdom

Portrait of Ryah Aqel

Ryah Aqel, Curator for Education and Public Programming at Arab American National Museum, United States

Portrait of Sharbreon Plummer

Sharbreon Plummer, Independent community engagement professional, United States

Portrait of Sue Kim

Sue Kim, Curator at D Museum, South Korea

Portrait of Tammy Langtry

Tammy Langtry, Assistant Curator of Performative Practice for Zeitz MOCAA, South Africa

Portrait of Vanini Belarmino

Vanini Belarmino, Assistant Director of Programmes at National Gallery Singapore, Singapore

This event has been provided by Tate Gallery on behalf of Tate Enterprises LTD.

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8–13 July 2018

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