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Tate Britain Elsa James

Late at Tate Britain, curated by Black Blossoms © Eugenio Falcioni, Tate Gallery, 2023

FREE TO FLOURISH

A Live Performance at Tate Britain 

In a world confronted by the climate crisis, war, mental health, Covid-19, politics, fake news, racism, misogyny, misogynoir, hate crime, ableism, ageism, homophobia, fatphobia, Islamophobia, transphobia, antisemitism, poverty, water contamination, hunger, gender inequality, human rights, child marriage, child labour, trafficking, the metaverse and social media stress, this thirty minutes debut live audience performance questionedin multiple voices, registers, movements and gestureshow can we be free to flourish?

Performed in Gallery G15, displaying British Art from 1760–1830 at Tate Britain, for a Late at Tate event curated by Black Blossoms responding to the theme of Flourish.

Elsa James: Late at Tate Britain
Elsa James Late at Tate Britain
Elsa James: Late at Tate Britain
Elsa James: Late at Tate Britain
Elsa James: Late at Tate Britain
Elsa James: Late at Tate Britain
Elsa James Late at Tate Britain
Elsa James: Late at Tate Britain
Elsa James: Late at Tate Britain
Elsa James: Late at Tate Britain
Elsa James: Late at Tate Britain

Inspired by a keynote speech by Justine Simons OBE, Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries at the MORE BIG WOMEN conference at Firstsite.

All images are copyrighted by Eugenio Falcioni, Tate Gallery. Special thanks to Bolanle Tajudeen, Ese Onojeruo, Tram Nguyen, Husna Memon, Jasmine Pierre, and the Tate's Youth Advocates and Tate Collective Producers.

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Black Blossoms

Gallery G15 at Tate Britain

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