International Necronautical Society INS Inspectorate News Bulletin
back to bulletin

Official Document
Title: The Tate Declaration: Joint Statement on Inauthenticity
Type: Press briefing
Authorised: Chief of Propaganda, First Committee, INS
Authorisation Code: AA291208

London, 17 January 2009
As the last of a series of live events anticipating the ‘Altermodern’ — the 2009 Tate Triennial curated by Nicolas Bourriaud — Tate Britain welcomes INS General Secretary Tom McCarthy and INS Chief Philosopher Simon Critchley to deliver the INS Joint Statement on Inauthenticity. With a compelling critique of the notion of authenticity in art, literature, philosophy and politics, the Tate Declaration advances inauthenticity as one of the central tenets of INS thinking .

The event takes place in the Tate Britain Clore Auditorium (Level 1) on Saturday afternoon 17 January 2009, beginning at 4.30 pm. Tickets £8 (£6 concessions). Booking is required: online or by telephone 020 7887 8888. The ticket price includes drinks afterwards.

Press tickets are available. Advance registration is required. Please contact INS Chief of Propaganda Anthony Auerbach 07775 785112. Places are also available for photographers and videographers.

Additional notes are provided by the INS Department of Propaganda.

A complete press pack will available at the event.

Issued by INS Department of Propaganda. Official INS propaganda may be freely distributed, distorted, appropriated or adapted as the reader sees fit.