When we visit an art gallery, how do we know where to go, what to see, how to feel? What kind of information is produced by galleries to help visitors find their way and make sense of their surroundings? Help us to re-map the gallery through a series of creative challenges.
Last year for Tate Exchange, a group of students at Thomas Tallis School upcycled an old garden shed into a new centre for contemporary art. This year, inspired by artists such as Bruce Nauman and Francis Alys, plus groups like Arte Povera in Italy and Mono Ha in Japan, the students have been exploring new ways to experience their everyday environment – collecting, collating, assembling, recording, noticing. Working alongside students from neighbouring schools, they have devised a range of strategies for navigating Tate Modern. They have designed some exciting and unusual ways for you to interact with the gallery, its spaces and its art.
Visit Tate Exchange to see what they’ve been up to and accept a challenge. You never know what you might discover.
This event is programmed by Thomas Tallis School, a Tate Exchange Associate.
About Thomas Tallis School
Thomas Tallis School is a large, mixed comprehensive in South East London. It has a long tradition of exciting artistic practice and a research focus on creative learning. Tallis students are educated to understand the world so that they can change it for the better.