January 7, 2008 - Tate Modern - Happening Again: Fluids and Scales
January 7, 2008

Happening Again: Fluids and Scales

UBS Openings: Saturday Live
Happening Again: Fluids and Scales

Fluids
Tate Modern river landscape,
from 11.00

Scales
Tate Modern building stairwells,
from 14.00

Saturday 29 March 2008

In the late 1950s Allan Kaprow, the legendary American pioneer of performance art, coined the term ‘Happening’, describing an art form taking off from life and providing engaging situations. Two London-specific reinventions of his most significant “Happenings” take place at Tate Modern — building ice sculptures in Fluids, constructing stairways made of concrete blocks in Scales — and evolve into experiences of the physical body and communal effort.

Visit www.tate.org.uk/tatemodern for full details.

This event is part of UBS Openings: Saturday Live, a series of bi-monthly performance events celebrating contemporary cultural practice at Tate Modern.

Free to watch

Opening up art
Tate Modern Collection with UBS

Tate Modern
Bankside
London SE1 9TG

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