7ways, performance, 75 min, 2009-17, by and with Geumhyung Jeong. Photo credit: Wooshik Lee.

Location: The Tanks, Tate
Dates: 02 ― 08 October 2017
Free demonstrations: 15:00 on Tuesday 03, Wednesday 04, Friday 06, and Sunday 07 October
Ticketed performances: 17:30 on Tuesday 03 October
19:00 on Thursday 05 October
More info and tickets: Tate site

Coinciding with her solo exhibition at Delfina Foundation, Private Collection: Unperformed Objects, during Frieze Week Tate Modern will present 7ways, a solo performance by Geumhyung Jeong in the form of seven ‘duets’ with everyday objects that take on an unsettling life of their own. The two ticketed performances at Tate Modern will punctuate a free week-long presentation of Jeong’s work in the Tanks with live demonstrations by the artist each day.


Born in 1980, Geumhyung Jeong is a South Korea-based choreographer, dancer and performer. Jeong studied Acting at Hoseo University in Asan, Dance and Performance at the Korean National University of Arts in Seoul, and Animation Film at the Korean Academy of Film Arts in Seoul. Her works have been presented at the Atelier Hermès, Seoul; New Museum Triennial, New York; Zürcher Theater Spektakel, Zürich; Brigittines International Festival, Brussels; SPIELART Festival, Munich; ImPulsTanz Festival, Vienna; iDANS Festival, Istanbul; Contemporary Art Museum of Ujazdowski, Warsaw; Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart; PACT Zollverein, Essen; and many others. Jeong was in residence at Delfina Foundation in spring 2017 in partnership with SongEun Art & Cultural Foundation.

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This performance coincides with Private Collection: Unperformed Objects, an exhibition at Delfina Foundation presented as part of the Korea/UK Season, co-produced with Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK)SongEun Art & Cultural Foundation and Tate.