Turbine Hall: Hyundai Commission

What

Museums & Galleries

When

03/10/2017 - 02/04/2018 3 Oct–2 April 2018

Where

Tate Modern

Bankside, SE1 9TG

10am–6pm daily

Free

One, Two, Three, Swing!

      Turbine Hall Pendulum

Walk down the sloped, carpeted entrance of the Tate Modern's Turbine Hall and there is a giant pendulum swinging above you.

Once the ground flattens (although throughout it remains unexpectedly not quite flat - beware!) the space is filled with a criss cross of orange and grey rectangular tubes from which, at intervals, are suspended three-person swings. Proper, get some momentum up, swings.

Turbine Hall Hyundai Commission swings

Each swing has been designed for three people by Danish artists’ collective SUPERFLEX. We are told that "swinging with two other people has greater potential than swinging alone and One Two Three Swing! invites us to realise this potential together. Swinging as three, our collective energy resists gravity and challenges the laws of nature."

Art? I'm not sure - but it is great fun and the two children who gamefully agreed to be the first kids to try it out both gave it a big thumbs up. Up there with the slides as the most child-friendly Turbine Hall installation yet!

Hyundai Turbine Hall Tate Modern

Swing into action on the count of three – One Two Three Swing!

 

10am–6pm daily

Free

You Might Also Like

Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Museums & Galleries

Opera: Passion, Power and Politics

Pick up a pair of headphone and dive into this gloriously immersive introduction to opera at the V&A.

Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery
Museums & Galleries

Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery

The NEW Wonderlab gallery at the Science Museum is BRILLIANT

Ride the Mail Rail
New
Recommended

Ride the Mail Rail

We are SO excited that the Mail Rail is finally opening this Monday! BOOK NOW.

Rachel Whiteread
Museums & Galleries

Rachel Whiteread

The queen of inside out in one gigantic space in Tate Britain. Fab.

Write Your Own Review

1
2
3
4
5

Tick to receive relevant updates from angels & urchins including news, events and competitions.

Tick to subscribe to a&u Pregnancy & Baby monthly

...

Reviews and Ratings (0)