Tate Modern Workshop

Communications Department: Emma Smith With Art on the Underground

Emma Smith Campanologia lithograph, Wysing Arts Centre 2011. Image courtesy of the artist.

Discover new ways of communicating through workshops, performances and discussion

Drawing inspiration from a range of communication methods from the telegram to musical telegraphy, artist Emma Smith proposes new ways in which neighbours and strangers might communicate. 

Join the artist, invited speakers and musicians in a series of workshops:

This event is programmed by Art on the Underground, a Tate Exchange Associate.

About Art on the Underground

Art on the Underground is a pioneer in commissioning contemporary artworks that enrich the journeys of millions on the Tube every day.

Communications Department forms part of Emma Smith’s new project Televox, commissioned by Art on the Underground. Televox is the first commission in Art on the Underground’s programme which engages communities working and living along the Northern Line Extension (Kennington, Nine Elms, Battersea Power Station).

Emma Smith’s practice incorporates live art, performance and installations, and explores the nature of human relationship and communication through research, collaboration and experimentation.

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