Tate Modern Tour

Cultural Democracy and New Models of Art Commissioning

© Isabel Lima

Join us for a conversation about how we might shift the axis of power within the decision-making and shaping of public art commissions and influence cultural policy

How might we ground the commissioning and curation process more deliberately within the diverse yet explicit needs of our neighbourhoods and in new communities of place and interest? What might this mean in practice? Can active collaboration and co-creation between artists and citizens generate work that has the potential to be truly transformative: culturally and socially?

With comparative case studies from Concomitentes, Madrid, coculture, Berlin, Ettijahat, Beirut, Create, Dublin, Platforma, UK and more. This conversation takes place as part of Counterpoints Arts’ Learning Lab Programme.

This event is part of Who Are We?, a cross-platform event designed and curated for Tate Exchange (Tate Modern) by Counterpoints Arts and The Open University, reflecting on identity, belonging, migration and citizenship. The programme is shaped by co-creation, co-production and exchange among artists, arts and culture organisations, audiences, activists and academics.

Tate Modern

Tate Exchange

London SE1 9TG
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Date & Time

24 May 2019 at 12.00–17.00