Mary Reid Kelley – Performance Room | BMW Tate Live

Mary Reid Kelley, in collaboration with her partner Patrick Kelley, presented a new work ‘This is Offal’, inspired by Thomas Hood’s 1844 poem The Bridge of Sighs in which the narrator laments the apparent suicide of a young woman, whose body he pulls from the Thames.

The performance is followed by a Q&A with the curator Catherine Wood at 08:32 including questions and comments from the audience received via Tate’s YouTube, Twitter and Facebook profiles.

Live streamed from Tate Modern at Thursday 19 November 2015, 20.00 GMT exclusively to audiences online.

For more information and to read a script of the performance:

Performance Room is a series of performances commissioned and conceived using online space as its primary medium. The performances themselves take place at Tate Modern in London but are filmed and broadcast live via YouTube to be experienced by an audience worldwide.

Part of the BMW Tate Live series curated by Catherine Wood, Curator, Tate and Capucine Perrot, Tate Modern.


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