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Uniqlo Tate Late July
This month we are exploring issues around the environment and sustainability within the arts. Expect an eclectic mix of art, music, film, drop-in discussions, pop-up talks and street food.
MUSIC PROGRAMMED BY NTS RADIO
Level 1 Bridge
19.00–20.00 Leyla Pillai
20.10–20.30 David Toop (Live)
20.30–21.30 Maya Kalev
Terrace Bar, Blavatnik Building, Level 1
19.30–21.30 Public Order
21.30–22.45 OK Williams
THE CUBIC STRUCTURAL EVOLUTION PROJECT
Construct a vision of a future city using Lego bricks in this interactive work inviting you to collaborate with others.
TANKS BY TORCH LIGHT
East Tanks, Blavatnik Building, Level 0
Pick up one of Olafur Eliasson’s Little Sun portable solar lamps to illuminate Kemang Wa Lehulere’s installation. Little Sun’s social business brings clean, affordable energy to 1.1 billion people in the world living without electricity.
APPLES AND SNAKES PRESENT THERESA LOLA
19.00–20.00, Terrace Bookshop, Blavatnik Building, Level 1
Join award-winning poet Theresa Lola, reading from her debut poetry collection In Search of Equilibrium (Nine Arches Press), an exacting study of death and grieving. Followed by a Q&A and book signing. This requires a free ticket, available to collect from the Level 0 ticket desk on a first-come, first-served basis from 17.00
ROUND TABLE: LET’S TALK CHANGE
Blavatnik Building, Level 3
How is change made? Grab a seat and join discussions about everyday eco-activism at our roundtable hosted by Kajal Odedra and Pascale Frazer-Carroll from change.org.
Blavatnik Building, Level 4
Artists discuss ecology, the environment and sustainability.
18.30–18.50 How are Music Festivals Responding to the Climate Emergency? Resident Advisor
19.00–19.15 How can Museums Respond to the Climate Crisis? Julie’s Bicycle
19.30–19.45 An Image of Tomorrow - Reading Rotimi Fani-Kayode's Bodies of Experience Through the Potentiality of Intimate Ecologies, Ama Josephine Budge
20.00–20.15 Nature Therapy, Beth Collier
20.30–20.45 The Climate Challenge - Artists and Scientists Making the Invisible Visible, Alice Sharp Director and Curator of Invisible Dust
21.00–21.15 Flipping Futures, Artmongers
21.15–21.30 Fashion and Sustainability - Next Generation Regeneration, Eunice Olumide
Starr Cinema, Natalie Bell Building, Level 1
Join talks and screenings to mark the launch of Audint–Unsound:Undead (Urbanomic Press 2019), a collection of essays tracing the potential of sound, infrasound and ultrasound to access zones of transmission between the realms of the living and the dead. Each part requires a free ticket, available to collect from the Level 0 ticket desk on a first-come, first-served basis from 17.00.
PART 1: UNSOUND
Hear from AUDINT editors Eleni Ikoniadou, Toby Heys and Steve Goodman (Kode9), followed by a screening of sci-fi short film, Ghostcode.
PART 2: UNDEAD
Ayesha Hameed and Paul Purgas discuss their work and research from the publication.
CLIMATE CHANGE SPEED DATE
Natalie Bell Building, Level 4
Passionate about environmental issues? Connect with like-minded visitors over Adapt's three course menu of conversation starters at our climate change speed date drop-in.
Meet at 19.30, Natalie Bell Building, Level 2 West
Got an opinion about the art in Tate Modern? Join lively conversations around key artworks.
UNIQLO 10-MINUTE ART TALKS
Various times, throughout the building
Look out for staff and volunteers from across Tate, who will be sharing their personal insights into works from the collection in just 10 minutes.