John Hansard Gallery and Tate Exchange present: Department for Doing Nothing
23 January 2017
John Hansard Gallery and partner organisations across Southampton come together on 6 & 7 February 2017 to deliver an ambitious, two day project that will benefit young people from the city, giving them an opportunity to re-engage with learning and take part in workshops at one of Britain’s most famous gallery spaces.
is an ambitious ‘open experiment’, which allows other organisations and members of the public to participate in Tate’s creative process, running events and projects on site and using art as a way of addressing wider issues in the world around us. Named The Department for Doing Nothing
, the project is inspired by the Mass Observation Archive Report
on Juvenile Delinquency (Willcock, 1949) and Tate’s Collection displays including Artist and Society
, join board members and staff of the Department for Doing Nothing in its new premises at Tate Exchange to:
"Think about doing nothing
Participate in nothing"
The workshop runs on Monday 6 February and Tuesday 7 February from 12pm-4pm. Entry is free, and all are welcome to attend!