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Art comes to life: Announcement of new BMW Tate Live programme. Three weeks of live art opposite Tate Modern with a opening of a new building.

London. The new Tate Modern will open with three
weeks of live art, highlighting a place of opening in a 21st
century museum. As partial of a ongoing partnership BMW Tate Live, the
museum will showcase from 17 Jun to 3 Jul a increasingly important
purpose of live actions and participatory practice for artists working
today. The giveaway BMW Tate Live programme will embody live works
acquired for Tate’s collection as good as new commissions by
general artists, staged conflicting a museum. Now in a fifth
year, a partnership between Tate and BMW has enabled major
large-scale events, live-streamed online performances, workshops and
conferences given 2012. In 2017, Tate and BMW will continue to work
together with an annual “live exhibition” hold in a Tanks in Tate Modern.


Dr Ian Robertson, Member of a Board of Management of BMW AG, said:
“We perspective BMW Tate Live with honour and together with Tate, we will
continue to offer personal practice to people who wish to engage
entirely with a humanities and give opening art a height both in the
museum and online. The plan brings innovative artistic concepts to
a broader open and creates art permitted in a new way. That is a
good feat and we would like to take this event to thank
Tate for operative with us side by side; we demeanour brazen to an exciting
destiny for a corner initiative.”


Sir Nicholas Serota, Director, Tate Modern said: “When we open the
new Tate Modern in Jun 2016, we will be formulating a new museum for the
21st century that reflects a truly general perspective of art. This
sparkling open building will supplement a new dimension to UK informative life.
It will give everybody an event to see how a nation’s
collection of complicated and contemporary art has been transformed, and to
knowledge what a extensive purpose art can play in all a lives.”


Frances Morris, Director, Tate Modern said: “Having enjoyed building
Tate’s collection of general art, we can’t wait to see so many
new works going on uncover during Tate Modern in a totally new displays.
The thespian and pleasing new spaces we have accessible – from a raw
industrial Tanks to a polished galleries in a Switch House above –
give us an event to tell a story of complicated art in uninformed and
sparkling ways. we wish everybody who comes to see Tate Modern this
summer will suffer saying some of their favourite works, some new
surprises and some icons of a future.”


Since Tate Modern initial non-stop in 2000, a inhabitant collection of
complicated and contemporary art has been remade to simulate a many
ways artists now work. This has enclosed appropriation works that are
achieved and gifted in genuine time. In Jun 2016, visitors will
confront such works as they take place intermittently via Tate
Modern’s new displays. Police officers on horseback will corral
visitors in a Turbine Hall in Tania Bruguera’s provocative “Tatlin’s
Whisper #5” (2008), while participants in David Lamelas’ “Time” (1970)
will choice on a opening ramp and announce a time of day to each
other in turn. In a Boiler House, a stream Tate Modern building,
Tino Sehgal’s “This is Propaganda” (2002) – in that someone who
appears to be a gallery attendant unexpected starts to sing – will be
found alongside a work of Joseph Beuys. In a Switch House, a new
serve to a Tate Modern building, surrounded by a work of Lygia
Clark, Mike Kelley and Bruce Nauman, Amalica Pica’s “Strangers” (2008)
will be achieved by dual actors holding conflicting ends of a fibre of
bunting. Elsewhere, visitors will come conflicting a puzzling reserve of
people that appears to lead nowhere: Roman Ondak’s “Good Feelings for
Good Times” (2003).


The Tanks, a world’s initial museum spaces dedicated to live art,
film and designation will residence 3 exemplary 1960s sculptures which
radically challenged a attribute between art and audiences. Three
variations on minimal cubes, by Robert Morris, Rasheed Araeen and
Charlotte Posenenske will be brought behind to life as sculptures to be
walked around, entered or rearranged as creatively dictated by the
artists half a century ago.


As partial of a same display, The Tanks will also showcase dual new
opening commissions using daily by a opening 3 weeks.
These commissions plea a thought of a pattern as a material
intent and open adult ideas of mutation and play. Tarek Atoui will
benefaction a new section in his ongoing work “The Reverse Collection”,
consisting of 10 specially-designed instruments played any day by a
organisation of musicians. These performances will be available and layered
over time to emanate an increasingly abounding designation of sounds and
objects. Alexandra Pirici and Manuel Pelmuş will benefaction “Public
Collection Tate Modern” in that a organisation of 5 dancers perform live
versions of informed works of art as a steady cycle. Acting out
‘equivalents’ of paintings, sculptures and installations as a series
of poses, this work transforms a thought of a collection of
artworks into a fleeting, fleeting act.


BMW Tate Live

BMW Tate Live is a long-term partnership between BMW and Tate
that facilities innovative live art, both in-gallery and online. BMW
Tate Live aims to strech an general public by new forms of
art, addressing audiences changing needs, tastes and interests in art.
The beginning creates a new space for partnership and a programme
that encompasses performance, film, sound, designation and
learning – areas where artists can take larger risks and experiment
freely. The programme aims to incite discuss on how art can affect
intellectual, amicable and earthy change. More information at


About BMW’s Cultural Commitment

For some-more than 40 years now, a BMW Group has instituted and engaged
in over 100 informative cooperations worldwide. The association places the
categorical concentration of a long-term joining on complicated and contemporary art,
jazz and exemplary song as good as pattern and design. In 1972,
3 large-scale paintings were combined by a artist Gerhard Richter
privately for a corridor of a BMW Group’s Munich headquarters.
Since then, artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Olafur
Eliasson, Jeff Koons, Zubin Metha, Daniel Barenboim and Anna Netrebko
have co-operated with BMW. The association has also consecrated famous
architects such as Karl Schwanzer, Zaha Hadid and Coop Himmelb(l)au to
pattern critical corporate buildings and plants. In 2011, a BMW
Guggenheim Lab, a tellurian beginning of a Solomon R. Guggenheim
Foundation, a Guggenheim Museum and a BMW Group distinguished its
universe premiere in New York. The BMW Group takes extensive creative
leisure in all a informative activities – as this beginning is as
essential for producing groundbreaking artistic work as it is for
vital innovations in a successful business.

Further information:




For serve questions greatfully contact:


Dr. Thomas Girst

BMW Group Corporate and Governmental Affairs

Head of Cultural Engagement

Telephone: +49 89-382-24753, Fax: +49 89-382-10881


Leonie Laskowski

BMW Group Corporate and Intergovernmental Affairs

Cultural Engagement

Telephone: +49-89-382-45382


Duncan Holden

Press Officer, Tate

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7887 4939, E-mail:
[email protected]

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