The Tanks: Art in Action

The Tanks: Art in Action
18 2012
A fifteen-week festival celebrating performance and

‘These underground chambers are simply extraordinary spaces.'
The Guardian

Be a part of Tate Modern's new space, The Tanks. For 15 weeks these magnificent raw, industrial spaces offer a sensational line-up of performance and events.

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A first glimpse of The Tanks, 's new space, with Sung Hwan Kim

The Tanks are the world's first space dedicated permanently to live art, installation and performance. They will open on 18 July and will be filled this and autumn with a 15-week festival of art. The Tanks will showcase a new installation by , one of the key artists of his generation working in an interdisciplinary way with and . Drawing on a rich history of performance and film, inspired and taught by artists such as Joan Jonas, alongside cultural influences from Korea, his work is a unique form of story-telling.

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