Talks & Events

Upcoming events


Liberate Tate gives performance lectures at a range of art and academic events, exhibitions, and conferences. To request our participation, please email liberatetate@gmail.com

Previous appearances

Keynote at ‘Visualising the Anthropocene’, performance lecture by Elena Polisano and Mel Evans of Liberate Tate at Royal College of Art, London. January 2016. WATCH VIDEO

Panel at ‘Theatre, Performance and Political Participation’, 
Contemporary Theatre Review event, University of Manchester. October 2015.

Guide at ‘Shock City: Tracing the Anthropocene’,
curated walk as part of ‘Year of Resilience’. October 2015.

‘Question funding’, performance lecture by Mel Evans of Liberate Tate
at ‘Cambridge Festival of Ideas’, Cambridge Junction. October 2015. WATCH VIDEO

‘An Introduction to Liberate Tate’ presentation by Glen Tarman of Liberate Tate
at ‘Culture Is not Your Friend’, curated by THE ARTIST TAXI DRIVER, Peckham Pelican. May 2015. WATCH VIDEO

‘Disobedience as Performance’, presentation by Hayley Newman of Liberate Tate
at ‘What can you do in public?’, Modern Art Oxford. April 2015. WATCH VIDEO

‘Liberate Tate: A Glossary’, performance lecture by Hayley Newman and Mel Evans of Liberate Tate
at Nottingham Contemporary, alongside ‘Rights of Nature’ exhibition. February 2015WATCH VIDEO

‘Liberate Tate: A Glossary’, performance lecture by Hayley Newman and Mel Evans of Liberate Tate
at ‘Curating Conflict’, V&A Gallery, alongside ‘Disobedient Objects’ exhibition. November 2014VIEW STORY

‘An Introduction to Liberate Tate’ presentation by Glen Tarman of Liberate Tate
at ‘Political Art and Institutional Engagement’Goldsmiths College, London. November 2014.
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‘Disobedience as Performance’, performance lecture by Hayley Newman and Mel Evans of Liberate Tate
at ‘To Hell With Culture’, Manchester School of Art. October 2014.

‘The Museum Divide: Beyond Institutional Critique’, panel discussion by Gavin Grindon of Liberate Tate
at The Queens Museum, New York. September 2014. WATCH VIDEO

‘Disobedience as Performance’, performance lecture by Hannah Davey, Hayley Newman and Mel Evans of Liberate Tate
at ‘Performing Protest’, Leuven University, Belgium. May 2014WATCH VIDEOS

‘BP Remix, in GIF form’,
at Late at Tate’s 1840 GIF party. February 2014VIEW IMAGE GALLERY

‘How not to make friends with Nicholas Serota but get archived at Tate anyway’,
Re:Fresh, Peoples’ Gallery, QMUL DRama Department and Live Art Development Agency. February 2013.

‘A Recipe to Liberate Tate’ performance lecture
at ‘Trashing Performance’, Arts Admin, with Live Art Development Agency. February 2012.