The last chapter of a project initiated in 2014 in Berlin, the performance consists of ten instruments which will be played in the South Tank at Tate Modern
Tarek Atoui’s sound pieces will be based on three new scores by the artist and two other composers. They are intended as structures for improvisation rather than finished compositions, and will be in dialogue with the instrument makers and musicians invited to play by the artist.
A series of new music performances will take place daily in the South Tank for the first three weeks from the opening of Tate Modern and will be recorded and added to the existing sound recordings to create soundscapes that get richer and more complex over the duration of the show.
The Reverse Collection will therefore provide a sort of musical memory of sounds. The project also poses broader questions about how to share and preserve time-based media works within the museum of 21st century.
16 September 2016 at 20.30–21.30
23 September 2016 at 20.30–21.30
Dale Berning Sawa
Diego Espinosa Cruz González
Music Coordinator: Eric Namour
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This performance is part of the opening weekend for the new Tate Modern, brought to you by Uniqlo.