www.tank.tv Screenings at Tate Modern
Friday 19 September, 19.00 – Sunday 21 September 2008, 19.00
Following the success of the last sell out show, www.tank.tv has once again teamed up with Tate Modern to bring you a weekend of exciting screenings curated by some of the world’s foremost curators.
Return to the Scene of the Crime
Friday 19 September 2008, 19.00
The weekend begins with experimental filmmaker Ken Jacobs’ Return to the Scene of the Crime The heartwarming story of a boy who didn’t know it’s wrong to steal. Running off with the pig seemed like a good idea at the time.' In a contemporary riff on one of his landmark works Ken Jacobs uses new technology to both interrogate and arouse a theatrical tableau, shot in 1905, based on Hogarth's Southwark Fair.
The Young and Evil
Curated by Stuart Comer
Saturday 20 September 2008, 19.00
The digital glow of the internet has largely replaced the dark space of the cinema as the site where furtive desires are first expressed and encountered on flickering screens. The Young and Evil is a collection of films chosen by artists including Emily Roysdon, Drew Daniel and Daria Martin, which reconsider the historical contours and shifting relationships of sex and community in the digital age. This screening coincides with the current online exhibition at www.tank.tv in which the artists were invited to select one contemporary video under the same theme.
She doesn’t think so but she’s dressed for the h-bomb
Curated by Negar Azimi for tank.tv
Sunday 21 September 2008, 15.00
The current moment is one marked by an abundance of mega-narratives, sweeping arm
gestures, climactic dips, and ascents. How we talk about the present is almost always wrapped up in some version of the past. In an afternoon screening 'She doesn’t think so but she’s dressed for the h-bomb' explores the weight of diverse histories in defining the current moment - whether manifest in the form of national myth, ritual, architecture or pop culture. Including works by Ziad Antar, Yael Bartana and The Atlas Group.
The Whole World
Curated by Ian White for tank.tv
Sunday 21 September 2008, 17.00
Online The Whole World is an ongoing open archive to which anyone can contribute - an uncensored list of lists inaugurated by considering it as a formal and political device. Originally selected and submitted works are reorganized and augmented into this single programme. Works by Uriel Orlow, Michael Robinson, Hollis Frampton are screened alongside many others to create an extraordinary list of lists, of the world as we know it – the whole world.