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The Tanks: Fifteen Weeks of Art in Action 18 July–28 October 2012
Tate Modern Bankside London SE1 9TG United Kingdom www.tate.org.uk
Converted from the former oil tanks of Bankside Power Station, the Tanks at Tate Modern have been specially designed by architects Herzog & de Meuron to showcase live art, installation, and the moving image. Over a period of fifteen weeks this UK summer, these stunning, raw industrial spaces are launched with a new commission by Korean artist Sung Hwan Kim, a pair of collection displays featuring two new acquisitions – Suzanne Lacy's The Crystal Quilt (1985–87) and Lis Rhodes' Light Music (1975) – and Art in Action, a rolling festival of performance and film projects by over 40 established and emerging artists from around the world. Artists include Ei Arakawa (Japan), Jelili Atiku (Nigeria), Nina Beier (Denmark), Tania Bruguera (Cuba), Boris Charmatz (France), Keren Cytter (Israel), Juan Downey (Chile), Gill Eatherley (UK), Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker (Belgium), Liu Ding (China), Jeff Keen (UK), Anthea Hamilton (UK), Malcolm Le Grice (UK), Tina Keane (UK), Joachim Koester (Denmark), Anthony McCall (UK), Rabih Mroué (Lebanon), Annabel Nicholson (UK), Eddie Peake (UK), William Raban (UK), Yvonne Rainer (US), Aura Satz (UK), Patrick Staff (UK), Aldo Tambellini (US), Kerry Tribe (US), and Haegue Yang (Korea).