Tate Modern Exhibition

The Unilever Series: Olafur Eliasson: The Weather Project

Olafur Eliasson The Weather Project in the Turbine Hall, Tate Modern 16 October 2003 - 21 March 2004

Olafur Eliasson The Weather Project in the Turbine Hall, Tate Modern 16 October 2003 - 21 March 2004

Olafur Eliasson The Weather Project in the Turbine Hall, Tate Modern 16 October 2003 - 21 March 2004

Olafur Eliasson The Weather Project in the Turbien Hall, Tate Modern 16 October 2003 - 21 March 2004

The subject of the weather has long shaped the content of everyday conversation. The eighteenth-century writer Samuel Johnson famously remarked ‘It is commonly observed, that when two Englishmen meet, their first talk is of the weather; they are in haste to tell each other, what each must already know, that it is hot or cold, bright or cloudy, windy or calm.’

In The Weather Project, the fourth in the annual Unilever Series of commissions for the Turbine Hall, Olafur Eliasson takes this ubiquitous subject in his installation as the basis for exploring ideas about experience, mediation and representation.

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Dates

16 October 2003 – 21 March 2004

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