2012

First Person: Tino Seghal’s These associations At The Tate Modern (UK)

Expectation was a curiosity as I read a few reviews but seen none of the video’s or photo’s related to the latest Turbine Hall commision by Tino Seghal. All of the video’s and photo’s posted are all by audience members as Tino refuses to let any photo’s, video or documentation at all be professionally released for profit. Still I had experienced some previous works of his and always been compelled by his intensive investigation of the audience/performer relationship. While not a new topic and being researched by many contemporary artists this massive show at the Tate Modern is one of the best performances of this research I have ever witnessed. The audience choose their involvement to a point, the group of performers are a large group of plain clothes’ c...