Artist’s Talk: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
Thursday 14 June 2007, 18.30-20.00
Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer presents his recent interactive art installations, including Wavefunction a kinetic sculpture premiered at the Venice Biennale 2007, and the large public art project Under Scan which toured the East Midlands in 2006. Lozano-Hemmer creates platforms for public participation by perverting technologies such as robotics, computerised surveillance or telematic networks. Inspired by phantasmagoria, carnival and animatronics, Lozano-Hemmer describes hishuge light and shadow works as ‘anti monuments for alien agency’. Supported by Canadian High Commission.
Tate Modern Starr Auditorium – Â£8 (Â£6concessions), booking recommended. For tickets book online or call 020 7887 8888. This event is also webcast.