November 17, 2015 - Tate Modern - BMW Tate Live: Performance Room 2015
November 17, 2015

Performance Room

Joan Jonas, Draw Without Looking, 2013. Part of BMW Tate Live: Performance Room, Tate Modern. Photo: Gabrielle Fonseca Johnson for Tate Photography. © Tate 2013.

Part of BMW Tate Live
November 19–December 10, 2015
Every Thursday at 8pm GMT

Tate Modern
London SE1 9TG

Performance Room is a series of performances commissioned and conceived using online space as its primary medium. 

Since the first BMW Tate Live: Performance Room broadcast in March 2012, 15 artists have taken part in the series: Jérôme Bel, Pablo Bronstein, Emily Roysdon, Harrell Fletcher, Joan Jonas, Liu Ding, Meiro Koizumi, Nicoline Van Harskamp, Ragnar Kjartansson, Daniel Linehan, Cally Spooner, Bojana Cvejić and Christine de Smedt, Selma and Sofiane Ouissi, Alexandra Bachzetsis, Nora Schultz. Tate Modern announces the completion of the series with four new commissions this year:

Thursday, November 19, 8pm GMT: Mary Reid Kelley
Thursday, November 26, 8pm GMT: Otobong Nkanga
Thursday, December 3, 8pm GMT: Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa
Thursday, December 10, 8pm GMT: Michael Smith

Streamed live across the world
Every Thursday for a month, between November 19 and December 10, one new commission will be  streamed live on Tate’s website and YouTube channel.

The online audience is invited to chat with other viewers via social media channels during the performance and to put questions to the artist or curator for the live Q&A following the performance, using the hashtag #PerformanceRoom.

After the performance
Each performance is archived and available to view online after the event. Watch Performance Room 2012, Performance Room 2013, or Performance Room 2014.

BMW Tate Live is a major partnership between Tate and BMW which focuses on performance and interdisciplinary art in the gallery and online. It is curated by Catherine Wood and Capucine Perrot, Tate Modern.

Mary Reid Kelley and Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa’s projects are commissioned and produced as part of Corpus, a network for performance practice. Corpus is: Bulegoa z/b (Bilbao), CAC (Vilnius), KW (Berlin), If I Can’t Dance (Amsterdam), Playground (STUK & M, Leuven), and Tate Modern (London). Corpus is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.   


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