ALAG: A Live Art Gala – 2014 – documentation

On Thursday October 2, LADA presented ALAG: A Live Art Gala, its first-ever fundraising event, which took place at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern in London. A full evening of performances in front of a sold-out room was memorably MC-ed by David Hoyle: details of the performance line-up.

Our expectations of what a Live Art auction could be were completely surpassed with the support of ALAG’s auctioneer Joshua Sofaer; all the objects and experiences in the Silent Auction were bid for; and the Live Art Tombola was completely sold-out.

The funds raised at ALAG will be used to support LADA’s programmes, making influential artists’ development programmes like DIY possible, supporting new publications by extraordinary artists, and helping us buy essential books and DVDs for our Study Room.

ALAG was timed to celebrate LADA’s 15th Anniversary, and we are very grateful to the artists who donated their performances and auction items, and everyone who bought ALAG tickets, bid for auction items or dived into our ALAG Tombola. We hope everyone at ALAG enjoyed the experience.

Go see your solicitor and make LADA the benefactor of your will.‘ – David Hoyle

You can make a donation via LADA’s website.

Contact CJ Mitchell for more information or if you have questions: [email protected]. Your contribution may be eligible for Gift Aid.

You can also support LADA by buying books, DVDs and our 15th Anniversary Editions through Unbound, our online bookshop. Sale proceeds are put back into LADA’s publication and research projects.

LADA is a place for people who don’t know their place.’ – Marcia Farquhar

For those who were unable to join us for ALAG, please consider supporting LADA — and watch this newly commissioned film from Kim Noble for more information:

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Banner image credit:

MC David Hoyle, Image by Holly Revell

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