Free entry Tate Modern Late

Uniqlo Tate Lates Hyundai Commission: Kara Walker

Join us for a mix of art, music, film, drop-in workshops and pop-up talks as we explore creative learning.

MUSIC

PROGRAMMED BY NTS RADIO

The Tanks, Blavatnik Building, Level 0
18.00–19.00 LA Timpa
19.00–19.30 Oli XL (live)
19.40–20.20 Special Guest TBA
20.20–21.30 Sofie

Terrace Bar, Blavatnik Building, Level 1
18.00–19.30 Sandra JP
19.30–21.00 Cherrie Flava
21.00–22.45 Champagne Funk

GAL-DEM: MEET ME AT THE MONUMENT

Turbine Hall, Level 0

Presented by gal-dem, join writers, poets and artists including Abondance Matanda and Kai-Isaiah Jamal in the Turbine Hall for conversations and pop-up readings using texts inspired by Kara Walker’s work.

APPLES AND SNAKES PRESENT ISAIAH HULL

19.00–20.00, Terrace Bookshop, Blavatnik Building, Level 1

Hear spoken word artist and writer Isaiah Hull reading from Nosebleeds (Wrecking Ball Press), his debut poetry collection. Nosebleeds is an exploration of self-expression, traversing emotion and form. Followed by a Q&A and book signing.
*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: SHELLEY ANGELIE SAGGAR

Blavatnik Building, Level 3

Join researcher Shelley Angelie Saggar for a round table discussion on monuments, museums and (post)colonial memory inspired by Kara Walker’s work.

FILM - LOOK CLOSER: KARA WALKER’S FONS AMERICANUS

Screening Space, Blavatnik Building, Level 4

Watch the artist talk more about the inspiration behind the work and find out how it was created.

GIVE A TALK AT TATE

Living Cities Display, Blavatnik Building, Level 4

Join our Visitor Experience team in a crash course on talking about art, using works from the Tate collection. Not an expert? Not a problem. Choose an artwork and share your views.

A VIBE CALLED TECH X NATAAL

Tate Exchange, Blavatnik Building, Level 5

Explore the role of technology as both a tool of empowerment and oppression, and reassess the relationship between technology, race and creative endeavour in this series of workshops run by A Vibe Called Tech.

ART CHATS

Blavatnik Building, Level 6

Hear from artists, writers and activists as they explore memory.

18.30 Shiraz Bayjoo
19.00 Ryan Lanji
19.30 Tanya Compas
20.00 Inua Ellams
20.30 Ananya Rao-Middleton
21.00 Minnie Rahman

PANEL TALK

19.30–20.30, Starr Cinema, Natalie Bell Building, Level 1

Priyesh Mistry, Assistant Curator of International Art at Tate, poet Bridget Minamore and broadcaster Zezi Ifore respond and reflect on Kara Walker’s monument and discuss how artists can communicate unsettling histories.
*Requires a free ticket, available to collect from the Level 0 ticket desk on a first-come, first-served basis from 17.00

SKETCH THE COMMISSION

Natalie Bell Building, Level 4

Kara Walker’s Hyundai Commission, Fons Americanus, is an ambitious 13-metre tall working fountain, visible from across the building. Grab a seat, pick up a pencil and sketch the work.

TALKING ART

Meet at 19.30, Natalie Bell Building, Level 2

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.

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25 October 2019 at 18.00–22.00

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