WANT TO PLAY LIBERATE TATE?

We’re going to play a game with Tate. It’s sort of like hide and seek…We want them to reveal the exact amount of money they get from BP – it’s estimated to be less than 0.5% of their annual budget. Do you want to join us? While Tate holds a Malevich Retrospective exhibition, we’re going …

25 art-activists have oil poured over them in National Portrait Gallery in protest over BP Portrait Award

Art Not Oil coalition calls on National Portrait Gallery to break sponsorship ties with oil company responsible for climate change Press Release 21 June 2014 Earlier this afternoon 25 performers scattered throughout the National Portrait Gallery simultaneously had oil poured over their faces in a dramatic protest against the gallery celebrating 25 years of sponsorship …

Parts Per Million short-listed for “Best Artistic Response” in Climate Week awards

We are thrilled that our performance Parts Per Million is one of four pieces short-listed in the “Best Artistic Response” category of the Climate Week awards. Parts Per Million was our tenth performance at Tate. Tate’s vision statement says it will “demonstrate leadership in response to climate change”, yet by actively promoting BP, Tate is positioning itself …

We finally got invited to a party at Tate!

Liberate Tate were delighted to accept the open invitation from Tate to submit GIFs for its mass participatory GIF animation collage installation at tonight’s Late at Tate Britain 1840s GIF party. Tate has promised to display all the submissions it receives. We submitted 16. Remixing artworks from the 1840s room with our artistic critique of …

Press Release: Liberate Tate stages performance at Tate Britain reopening focusing on BP sponsorship

Art collective Liberate Tate perform rising carbon levels to chronology of Tate Britain re-hang Fifty veiled figures dressed in black today carried out a performance art installation entitled ‘Parts Per Million’ throughout a series of rooms in the ‘BP Walk Through British Art’ at Tate Britain during the art gallery’s official re-opening (Saturday 23 November …

BP and Tate members: Tate Members AGM 2012

The 54th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Tate Members took place on Friday 7 December 2012. The meeting was chaired by Jon Snow, Chair of Tate Members Council, who noted at the start that: “there are definitely some questions about BP’s relationship with Tate and we will take them at the top of Any Other …

ALL RISE

On the third anniversary of the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill we, Liberate Tate, stand witness to the BP trial in New Orleans with a performance at Tate Modern. For five days we whisper extracts from court transcripts throughout the BP sponsored Tate. Watch online Mon 22 Apr to Fri 26 Apr daily 3-4pm (GMT+1) www.all-rise.org #AllRise

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