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Skirt of the Black Mouth

Heather and Ivan Morison

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xploring the potential of the south landscape of the Tate Modern project, artists Heather and Ivan Morison create a hoarding, Skirt of the of the Black Mouth, on the south side of Tate Modern, near Sumner Street. Their practice playfully explores simple geometry through folds, cuts, or by shrinking, repeating or enlarging to make its monolithic structures. In this case they've taken the language of a hoarding – usually used to conceal building sites – and created a simple folded wall installation using slatted wood with a distinctive charred wood finish. Visitors are led into the space through a diagonal cobbled wooden path at each end of the site, which joins in the middle, neighboured by triangular stretches of landscape. Part of the MERGE Festival’s Bankside Transformed project where leading artists celebrate the continuing regeneration of Bankside by creating site-specific public works of art.


Tate Modern
Bankside, London, SE1 9TG
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Sun-Thu 10am-6pm; Fri & Sat 10am-10pm



This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.
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