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UBS Openings: The Long Weekend

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A four-day festival of performance, dance, music and family activities for the late May bank holiday.

On Friday and Saturday French artist Mathieu Briand will turn the Turbine Hall into a gigantic sound installation: SYS*011. Mie>AbE/SoS\ SYS*010, also known as the Spiral. Briand's installation will create a massive, experimental sound recording studio and performance space in the east end of the Turbine Hall.

On Sunday and Monday Brazilian artist Marepe reveals his spectacular one-off installation, a gigantic carousel in the Turbine Hall made from found objects from in his native Brazil, surrounded by tables laden with toffee apples.

The festival will also feature a full programme of free interactive family activities, workshops and games aimed at all ages. There will be a return of The Great Turbine Challenge, the hugely popular 3000 square foot board game on the bridge in the Turbine Hall.

Four yurts, each 24 feet in diameter, will be erected on the lawn outside Tate Modern. Families will be able to take part in a variety of activities.


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

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