Tate's new fund for staging performance
Tate has announced a new fund to enable the staging of live works from the national collection. This coincides with Tate's ongoing research project focusing on recent and contemporary art, including time-based media, performance, live and digital art.
The presentation of three works at Tate Modern and Tate Britain is supported by the Performance Activation Fund, which brings to life the growing number of performance scripts, scores and installations that have been acquired by Tate, allowing gallery visitors to experience them as part of the free collections display.
This year, Rose Finn-Kelcey's 'Bureau de Change 1987' will be presented at Tate Britain, Kemang Wa Lehulere's 'I cut my skin to liberate the splinter 2017' and Allora and Calzadilla's 'Balance of Power 2007 will be shown at Tate Modern, and Tony Conrad's 'Ten Years Alive on the Infinite Plain 1972' will be staged at Tate Liverpool.
The research related to Tony Conrad's work is part of 'Re