Join us at the end of this month as we celebrate CREATIVE LEARNING. With alternative classrooms, surrealist psychic readings and printing, painting and casting demonstrations, there's plenty on the programme to get your creative juices flowing!
Takis and Olafur Eliasson tickets are reduced to £10 on the night, while our newly opened Dóra Maurer exhibition is free.
Full programme of free music, art, workshops and artist demos:
MUSIC PROGRAMMED BY NTS RADIO Level 1 Bridge 6–6.50pm Leila Samir 6.50–8.15pm Music to Ease Your Disease 8.15–8.30pm Lola Young (live) 8.30–9.30pm Bullion
Terrace Bar, Blavatnik Building, Level 1 6–7.30pm Ewa Awe 7.30–9.30pm Stem 9.30–10.45pm Ko__ol
INVENTORY OF BEHAVIOURS Tanks Foyer, Blavatnik Building, Level 0 Explore the preparations, patterns and procrastinations that surround the production of art in the studio and contribute to the Inventory with your own particular behaviours.
TAROT TABLE: CREATIVE PSYCHIC READINGS Blavatnik Building, Level 3 Joyful Joyous Tarot offer surrealist tarot readings which speak to your creative self. Drop by and watch or have your tarot cards read using Dali Tarot (Taschen). Please note only a limited number of readings can be made during the night. HIGHER RESOLUTION WITH HYPHEN-LABS Tate Exchange, Blavatnik Building, Level 5 Join international collective Hyphen-Labs and question our relationships with digital platforms. 6–6.30pm Cached with Cached Collective: Hear from Cached Collective about how machines learn to recognise humans as social beings and the assumptions they make. 7–8pm & 8.30–9.45pm Top of the Bots – Resurrection with Libby Heaney: Sing along with artificial intelligence-based karaoke. 8–8.30pm Resonance with Georgina Voss: Georgina Voss disassembles the role of a technology CEO and the hype of a tech product launch.
FROM THE OTHER SIDE Natalie Bell Building, Level 2 What would you like to share with the world? Along with Better Bankside we’ve invited artists and residents to write messages on the windows of Bankside buildings. Drop by and share your own message.
MATERIALS LIBRARY Natalie Bell Building, Level 4 Explore techniques and materials used by artists and designers – from pineapple wool to poop paper and edible plates – at this pop-up materials library from University of the Arts London (UAL) and Tate Library and Archive.
TALKS AND READINGS
APPLES AND SNAKES PRESENT JASMINE GARDOSI 7–8pm, Terrace Bookshop, Blavatnik Building, Level 1 Multiple slam champion Jasmine Gardosi reads from her debut pamphlet Hurtz (Verve Poetry Press). Followed by a Q&A and book signing. *Requires a free ticket, available to collect from the Level 0 ticket desk on a first-come, first-served basis from 5pm.
HOW TO…. Blavatnik Building, Level 4 We’re bringing Tate’s How To… video series off-screen. Meet the makers, learn about their creative practice and find out how to develop yours. 7–7.30pm How to Print Like Andy Warhol: Marianne Keating 8–8.30pm How to Paint Like Frank Bowling: Frederik Bowling 9–9.30pm How to Cast Like Rachel Whiteread: Tara White
ALTERNATIVE CLASSROOM Blavatnik Building, Level 6 Artists, activists and educators discuss how to make creative learning more accessible for everyone. 19.30 Shiri Shalmy - Antiuniversity & UVW 20.00 Korantema Anyimadu and Carys Nelkon - Arts Emergency 20.30 Melisa Lenero – MAKE: Creative Wellbeing 21.00 Ellie Pennick - Guts Gallery 21.15 Rochelle White and Hamed Maiye - Eating At the Same Table
TALKING ART Meet at 7.30pm, Start Display on Natalie Bell Building, Level 2 Got an opinion about the art in Tate Modern? Join lively conversations around key artworks.
UNIQLO 10 MINUTE ART TALKS Various times, throughout the building 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.
NKISI: THE SPIRAL PRESENTED BY NTS RADIO 7–7.45pm & 8.30–9.15pm, Starr Cinema, Natalie Bell Building, Level 1 For her first cinema performance, musician and artist Nkisi has partnered with artist Charlie Hope to create a dynamic multi-channel sound and visual experience. The Spiral approaches the cinema as a space where sound, image, space and time can connect to cosmic energies. *Requires a free ticket, available to collect from the Level 0 ticket desk on a first-come, first-served basis from 5pm. BALANCE OF POWER 6–8pm, Natalie Bell Building, Level 2, inside Artist and Society Display Catch Allora & Calzadilla’s performance work Balance of Power, a form of living sculpture involving performers wearing military uniforms executing a sequence of yoga ‘warrior poses’. Also find Allora & Calzadilla’s installation Ten Minute Transmission on display on Level 4 of the Natalie Bell Building.