London, United Kingdom

Organised by TATE

Join us online to explore the work of LGBTIQ+ artists and visual activists with talks, workshops, film, music and meditation

Join by watching the live-stream videos via this link

While Tate Modern is closed, Uniqlo Tate Lates: Night In is bringing an artist-led programme direct to you on Friday 3 July from 19.00–21.00 BST. There will be two streams on this page on the night:

  • Stream 1 is a mix of artist talks and workshops
  • Stream 2 is a combination of music and film

A full line-up of both streams are below so you can curate your night. If you want to see any content you missed on either stream both videos will be available until Friday 3 July.

Stream 1: Artist talks and workshops

Introduction from Dan Vo
  • Hear from museum ‘queerator’ and LGBTQIA+ Tour leader Dan Vo, your host for the evening.

Mels Evers in conversation with Ajamu X
  • Mels Evers, Assistant Curator of Displays and Co-chair of Tate’s LGBTIQ+ Network talks to artist Ajamu X about his practice and visual activism. The conversation centres around the artist's experiences of London in the 1990s and their relationship to the present.

Nurturing Black joy: Painting with Ashton Attzs
  • London-based artist Attzs will talk you through creating an artwork that uplifts, empowers and celebrates the queer Black community.
  • Create your own work to send, share or display at home, and hear about how they use art to support self-care. You can use a mixture of materials you might have at hand, including cardboard, wood, paper, paint, pens, pencils and tape.

Illustration with Wednesday Holmes
  • Join Wednesday Holmes, a London artist and queer community organiser, as they talk you through their work and process. Create your own illustrations which both educate and inspire.

Apples and Snakes present Keith Jarrett
  • Poet and educator Keith Jarrett reads from his poetry collection Selah (Burning Eye Books), an exploration of the fractured narratives of a Black British identity. The collection combines musical intrigue with history and desire.

The Museum of Transology: Theirstory
  • Explore the Museum of Transology's collection with curator E-J Scott and hear about how to get involved in the QTIPOC rapid-response collecting project.

Meditation wih Suhaiyla Shakuwra
  • Take twenty minutes to feel centred and present by ending your evening with guided meditation led by Suhaiyla Shakuwra with a focus on breathing techniques and creating your own affirmations.

Stream 2: Music, film and spoken word

Introduction from Dan Vo
  • Hear from museum ‘queerator’ and LGBTQIA+ Tour leader Dan Vo, your host for the evening.

Film: Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest presents Summer Night by The Beach
  • East London's alternative queer cross-arts festival presents the online premiere of a new 'film cabaret' by the Danish artist duo Kirsten Astrup & Maria Bordorff.
  • With influences from Fassbinder’s Querelle 1982 and the frescos of Per Krohg, this reimagining of 1930s Oslo shimmers with queer fantasy, sweaty society, creeping gentrification and a tin-man spector of Klaus Nomi.

Music and visuals programmed by NTS radio
  • 19.30–19.50 Music and visuals from Yatta
  • 19.50–20.30 Music from Beatrice Dillon with visuals by Chantal Adams
  • 20.30–21.00 Music from Loraine James with visuals by Onyeka Igwe


Attendees — 122

 - Uniqlo Tate Lates: Night InLondon, United Kingdom