The Easel

Performing for the Camera at Tate Modern Is an Exhilarating Survey of a Timely Subject

Cult duo Harry Shunk and János Kender loved photographing performance art. Posthumously their large archive has been distributed among five institutions. In acknowledgement, Tate Modern has mounted a show about photography and performance that puts Shunk and Kender together with other famous names and Instagram notables. “Don’t we all, at times, “put on a brave face”… “What is performing? How is it different from posing?”