Tate Modern Performance

BMW Tate Live: Tania Bruguera Tatlin's Whisper #5

Tania Bruguera, ‘Tatlin’s Whisper #5’ 2008
Tania Bruguera, Tatlin’s Whisper #5 2008. Tate. © Tania Bruguera

Two mounted police officers patrol the museum space, guiding and controlling the audience

In Tania Bruguera’s Tatlin’s Whisper #5 two police officers use crowd control techniques that are familiar to anyone who has attended a pop concert, football match or political demonstration.

The performance might include: closing off the gallery entrance or entrances; manipulating the audience into a single group and encircling it to tighten the group; frontal confrontation with the horse; and breaking up the audience into two distinct groups.

The performance happens unannounced.

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This event is part of the opening weekend for the new Tate Modern, brought to you by Uniqlo.

Tate Modern

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17 June – 3 July 2016

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