Late at Tate Britain: Power

  • Adrian Shaw
  • Ernest Wereko

Late at Tate Britain: 2 October 2015 From historic royalty to YouTube fame, how has art displayed status? Starting with the idea of power, and going on to the body and changing face of celebrity, this season, Late at Tate Britain explores representations of status through time. On Friday 2 October tackle ideas of power through music, art and talks, with The Age of L.U.N.A, Skinny Girl Diet and Native Sun. This season, Late at Tate Britain is curated by by 15-25 year olds from Tate Collective London. Tate Collective London host a range of free events and festivals for young people to experiment, create and innovate through art and ideas. MUSIC North Duveen Performances by The Age of L.U.N.A, a teenage four-piece from North London with a fresh take on 90s hip-hop and London based duo Native Sun, who fuse hip-hop with conscious bilingual lyrics. Supported by DJ’s from Reprezent Radio, the underground sound of young London. 18.00–19.30 Reprezent Radio DJ set 19.30–20.15 Native Sun 20.15–20.45 Discussion with The Age of LUNA lead by Tate Collective London 20.45–21.30 The Age of L.U.N.A PARTICIPATE PUSHCRAYONS: Open Hand Taylor Digital Studio 18.30, 19.00, 19.30, 20.00, 20.30, 21.00 An immersive audio visual experience by PUSHCRAYONS featuring the premiere screening of Kojey Radical’s new unreleased Open Hand visual directed by The Rest. With acapella performance by Kojey Radical and live illustration and exhibited works created in response to Open Hand by Stephanie K Kane. Nate Kitch Clore Studio 18.00–21.00 Drop in workshop lead by award-winning illustrator Nate Kitch. Explore the dynamics of image making and discover how power can be manipulated through the medium of collage. INSTALLATION Jae Huh and Ronin Cho: The Power Changes Octagon 18.00–21.30 A digital commission from innovative interactive media artists Jae Huh and Ronin Cho exploring the power of portraits and status over time, inspired by works from rooms 1540, 1900 and 1960 from the BP Walk Through British Art. DISCUSSION Skinny Girl Diet in conversation All female London based punk band Skinny Girl Diet screens a selection of music videos to open up a lively discussion with Tate Collective London exploring the subjects of gender, power and identity. NEXT IN THE SERIES Late at Tate Britain: Body on Friday 6 November DON'T FORGET Tate Britain exhibitions and displays will also remain open throughout the event including Tate Sensorium, a multisensory experience with four artworks from the Tate collection and Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World.