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The World as a Stage
24 October 2007 - 1 January 2008
"The World as a Stage brings together a key group of sixteen international, contemporary artists in an exhibition which explores the rich historical relationship between visual art and theatre.
Übersetzung des Herausgebers:
"Die Welt als Bühne" führt eine Schlüsselgruppe von 16 internationalen zeitgenössischen Künstlern in einer Ausstellung zusammen, die die reichhaltigen, historisch gewachsenen Beziehungen zwischen bildender Kunst und Theater auslotet.
(...) Different elements of the theatre form -- back stage, actors, props and audience -- are played with in relation to the customs of art and exhibition making -- studio, gallery, artist and viewer (...)
The artists featured are Pawel Althamer (b 1967), Cezary Bodzianowski (b 1968), Ulla von Brandenburg (b 1974), Jeremy Deller (b 1966), Trisha Donnelly (b 1974), Geoffrey Farmer (b 1967), Andrea Fraser (b1965), Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster (b 1965), Jeppe Hein (b 1974), Renata Lucas (b 1971), Rita McBride (b 1969), Roman Ondák (b 1966), Markus Schinwald (b 1973), Tino Sehgal (b 1976), Catherine Sullivan (b 1968) and Mario Ybarra Jr (b 1973).
The exhibition is curated by Jessica Morgan, Curator of Contemporary Art, Tate Modern and Catherine Wood, Curator of Contemporary Art Performance, Tate Modern.
The World as a Stage will tour to the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, from February 1 - April 27, 2008 and the exhibition will be accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue.
For UBS Openings: Saturday Live, Discoteca Flaming Star perform in Rita McBride's installation Arena, life-size stadium seating, which is part of The World as a Stage exhibition.
Mario Ybarra Jr: Sweeney Tate
A Barber Competition
Mario Ybarra Jr will stage a hair-cutting contest within his barber's shop installation, Sweeney Tate.