The Tanks: Art in Action

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18 July — 28 October 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 artist Sung Hwan Kim

The Tanks are the world’s first museum space dedicated permanently to live art, installation and performance. They will open on 18 July and will be filled this summer 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 video 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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