Current Projects and Initiatives
Call for proposals for the Floating Cinema – The Agency is collaborating with The Floating Cinema to commission a new site-specific performance or live event to take place in the week of 29 July 2013. Deadline for proposals 28 May 2013.
New Agency Publications – While You Are With Us Here Tonight by Tim Etchells and Throwing the Body Into The Fight, a portrait of Raimund Hoghe, edited by Mary Kate Connolly.
Restock, Rethink, Reflect Three: Live Art and feminism – continuing a series of initiatives mapping and marking issues around Live Art and identity politics.
Residency Programmes – including Legacy: Thinker In Residence (with Tate Research) and new books and DVDs by Legacy artists Anne Bean and Tim Etchells.
Getting It Out There – a free 40 page publication exploring the future of touring for contemporary theatre and Live Art, now available for download. Published by Live at LICA and Live Art UK.
Performance Matters – announcing AHRC Follow On Funding Award for Crossovers, a DVD series of artists’ films, documentaries and dialogues.
Publishing news – the Agency is pleased to announce two publishing partnerships with Intellect Books and Oberon Books, including a new series of Live Art books, Intellect Live.
M21: From the Medieval to the 21st Century – Live Art interventions in Much Wenlock. now available to buy on Unbound.
Unpacked – the Agency goes international with programmes and bespoke screenings drawn from its Documentation Bank.
Performing Rights – an ongoing programme of events, including The Library of Performing Rights housed in the Study Room.
Live Art Publications – publishing initiatives by the Agency.
Life Lecture – a free online resource by Joshua Sofaer.
The Many Headed Monster by Joshua Sofaer – lecture text is now available in Spanish.
Unbound – new publications/dvds available for mail order; and the Agency’s Patrons recommend book and DVD titles: Patrons’ Picks.
Live Culture at Tate Modern, March 2003 – documentation of the Symposium now available on-line.
In Time: A Collection of Live Art Case Studies – a new publication resource for artists, promoters and others working in the sector.
The Many Headed Monster – by Joshua Sofaer is available on Unbound.
The Performance Pack – Hire Copy a kit for a lecture-based performance exploring performance.
Live Art UK – the national network of Live Art promoters.
Past Projects and Initiatives
Temporary? – An event on ethics, performance and oil sponsorship in collaboration with Platform and Liberate Tate.
Raimund Hoghe & Tim Etchells publications launch at SPILL – this special event to mark two new publications from the Agency included presentations by Tim and Raimund, and contributions from Mary Kate Connolly and Lois Keidan.
SPILL National Platform – Five days of experimental theatre, Live Art, performance and more, including the SPILL National Platform produced in association with the Agency.
Performance Matters – a three year creative research project rethinking why performance matters in collaboration with Goldsmiths, University of London, and University of Roehampton.
Artist's on-demand DVDs – Three honorariums of £300 each to support the production of three new artists' DVDs.
M21: From the Medieval to the 21st Century – Live Art events on the streets and in the surroundings of Much Wenlock, May 2012.
The Floating Cinema – new performance and film work by Ian Giles on 15 July 2011, commissioned by Somewhere and UP Projects in collaboration with the Agency and Canary Wharf Group.
Live Art Unpacked - The Agency goes international. Guest curators at PERFORMANSSI 2011 International festival of performance art in Turku, Finland 27–29 May 2011.
Performance Matters – Performing Idea Public Programme,
2nd-9th October 2010.
Anne Bean Legacy Award project - TAPS: Improvisations with Paul Burwell, 17 to 19 September, 2010.
Performance + Cocktails – Duckie's taster for Live Art virgins, August 25-27, 2010.
“LOUDER THAN BOMBS” Art, Action & Activism – 7 Residencies in Feb/Mar 2010; short films on each project available.
Falafel Road Residency - a month-long programme by Oreet Ashery & Larissa Sansour.
Live Art Development Agency – tenth anniversary special events.
Labour Practices - the Ethics of Labour in Performance.
Blackmarket for Useful Knowledge and Non-Knowledge No 11 – with Mobile Academy, the Bluecoat and Liverpool Biennial 2008.
The Long Table on Performing Rights - for LIFT Festival 2008's Six Adventures in Conversation.
Live Art Unpacked - Khoj Live 08, Delhi.
Live Art Unpacked, Geneva - a collaboration with Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève as part of La Ribot’s Rite of Spring.
Performing Rights Glasgow - a day of events for the National Review of Live Art 2008.
Trans·actions - a talks programme on Commerce and the Culture of Performance for ARCO '08, Madrid.
Live in Prague a festival of British Live Art, December 2007.
1001 nights cast discussion led by Barbara Campbell.
Check In / Check Out performances at the Great Eastern Hotel, London.
SPILL Festival of Performance.
Performing Rights Vienna a programme about performance and human rights for Tanzquartier.
Lore and Other Convergences public talks and performance events with Janine Antoni.
Vital 06 an International Festival of Chinese Live Art in Manchester.
Liverpool Live 06 a festival of urban apparition for the Liverpool Biennial 2006.
PSi #12: Performing Rights a festival of creative dialogues investigating the relationships between human rights and performance.
Variety Acts a weekend of events taking place throughout the De La Warr Pavilion and its surroundings.
China Live a touring programme of Chinese performance, in collaboration with Chinese Arts Centre and Live Art UK.
Live: Art and Performance a significant publication on contemporary performance practices.
Live Culture a programme of Live Art performances, debates and presentations at Tate Modern, March 2003.
Janine Antoni Talk in collaboration with and inIVA and hosted by Whitechapel Gallery.
Exposures a photography book on the body in Live Art.
You Are Here a Live Art programme for the Liverpool Biennial 2002, in collaboration with Bluecoat Arts Centre.
Reading Performance Art From Then till Now a debate as part of Whitechapel Gallery’s A Short History of Performance season.
Marked a Symposium as part of the Arnolfini’s Marked season on the legacy of Gina Pane.
National Review of Live Art Platform artists selection for 2001 and 2002’s festivals.
Ego a series of debates between eminent artists and scientists.
Focus Live Art a report considering issues of policy and provision for Live Art in the UK.
Take 6 a series of sound commissions for Illuminations ArtsOnline website.
Documenting Live! A cd-rom project in collaboration with AAVAA and motiroti.
The British Festival of Visual Theatre an open residency by Stacy Makishi at the Young Vic.
x.trax Live Art showcase for international promoters at the Green Room, Manchester.