Don’t miss Uniqlo Tate Lates April 2019

By on April 20, 2019

This month we are celebrating Franz West — the Austrian artist whose punk aesthetic exploded the pristine spaces of art galleries in the late 20th century. Best known for his abstract forms and sculptural furniture, his work often requires involvement from the audience.


Music programmed by NTS Radio
Hear DJ sets on the Turbine Hall Bridge from Munni, Don Sinini and DJ collective Boko Boko, plus catch NTS DJs in the Terrace Bar until 11pm.

D.I.Y Collage
Combine Franz West’s love of collage and his unconventional aesthetic to cut and stick imagery with Holly St Clair and Lily Kong. Plus contribute to an epic, oversized, collective collage.

Textile Takeaways
Make your own textile creations with colour and craft expert Momtaz Begum-Hossain. Sew shapes using a mixture of bold and bright fabrics, inspired by Franz West’s colourful work.

Franz West Photo Missions
Sign in at the department to begin your photographic missions. You’ll receive a series of photographic challenges to undertake around the building. Cameras at the ready!​

Pin Badge Philosophy
Whether exploring philosophical theory or absurdist humour, Franz West was committed to being playful and creating direct connections with his audience. Create badges that celebrate your playful side and wear your work with pride.

Object Play
Work alongside puppeteers and bring new life to everyday objects. Bring your imagination and learn how simple sound effects and movements can help to re-imagine the objects that surround us.

Age/NCY: Art, Ageing and LGBTQ + Stories
Tate Exchange
Join Flourishing Lives and Opening Doors London for a vibrant mix of dance, discussion, physical theatre and drop-in workshops exploring the perspectives of older LGBTQ+ people. Share stories of the fight for cultural acceptance and equal rights and celebrate the identities, communities and independence that older LGBTQ+ people can access through art. Opening Doors London is the UK’s major charity for supporting older LGBTQ+ communities.

140 Beats Per Minute: Rave Culture and Art in 1990s Poland*
Starr Cinema, 7pm–7.45pm & 8.30–9.30pm
Explore two screenings of films and excerpts defining Poland’s rave culture at the end of the 20th century. Presented in partnership with Kinoteka Polish Film Festival. The screening at 8.30pm will be followed by a Q&A.
*Requires a free ticket, available to collect from the Level 0 ticket desk on a first-come, first-served basis from 17.00.

Pundemonium! Art Pub Quiz
Drop in to test your witty wordplay skills at our art pun contest from the team behind London’s cult night of competitive wordplay, Pundemonium! LIVE. Go head to head with fellow visitors or just drop by to witness the action.

Apples and Snakes presents Raymond Antrobus*
7-8pm
Join the award-winning poet, educator, curator and editor Raymond Antrobus reading from his latest poetry collection, The Perseverance (Penned in the Margins), which explores themes from deafness and race to dementia, death and masculinity. Followed by a Q&A and book signing. This performance will be BSL interpreted.
*Requires a free ticket, available to collect from the Level 0 ticket desk on a first-come, first-served basis from 17.00

Collection Conversation
Got an opinion about the art in Tate Modern? Join lively conversations around key artworks.

Uniqlo 10 Minute Art Talks
Look out for staff and volunteers from across Tate, who will be sharing their personal insights into works from the collection in just 10 minutes.

Don’t miss Uniqlo Tate Lates April 2019 at Tate Modern on Friday 26th of April 2019.

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