Art Summer University is a four-day celebration of creative energy. It will present a cutting-edge programme of video works with international artists, curators and theorists.

Through a series of talks, screenings and presentations, this event will give audiences direct access to brand-new international video art fresh from Venice, Documenta, Basel and Münster.

Tate is inviting 18 artists from around the world to come to London to premiere a new artwork, discuss their artistic approach and interact with the audience. The interested public, students, emerging artists and arts professionals will have the opportunity to meet established artists practicing internationally, to ask questions and explore the diversity of the video art form.

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Held over a long weekend from Friday 21 to Monday 24 September 2007 at Tate Modern London.

To book tickets call 02078878888 or visit

Day one
Starr Auditorium, Level 2

A series of three talks and screenings. Sessions will feature six brand new film or video art works. Each will start with a keynote presentation by a specialist from a different field.

Sessions will last 120 minutes including questions from the audience.
£12 (£10 concessions) per session.

Days two and three
East Room, Level 7

A non-stop series of artist presentations. Each artist featured in the opening screenings will talk about their previous, current and future works. Discussion may encompass art from across a variety of media.

Each talk will last 55 minutes. Talks are booked in groups of three. 8 (6 concessions) per session.

Day Four
East Room, Level 7

Art Summer University artists will hold 30 minute one-to-one sessions with anyone with a particular interest in their work. It will provide a space for participants to show examples of their own work and discuss their direction both creatively and career wise.

Workshops are free. Participants will be selected on submission of a portfolio.

All the questions aroused by the talks will be replied in a forum online at Tate’s website on Monday morning.

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