Abrons Art Centre, New York City, October 2015
Chelsea Theatre, London, November 2015
Two programmes of shows, talks, installations, and screenings on the ways femininity can be ‘performed’ and representations of gender can be queered through performance. Part of LADA’s Restock, Rethink, Reflect Three project on Live Art & Feminism.
With women performing women, women performing men, men performing women, and artists going beyond the limits of gender altogether, JLAW featured a dazzling array of US and UK artists including Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, Narcissister, CHRISTEENE, George Chakravarthi, Dickie Beau, Lucy Hutson, Harold Offeh, Laura Bridgeman and The Drakes, Nando Messias, The Girls, Kris Grey, The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein and many more.
“LADA’s Just Like a Woman program at Abrons Arts Center drew together an intense weekend community of radically innovative artists and up-for-it audiences hungry for critical convening around a superbly curated, topical program. Stunning, challenging international work and stimulating discussions are a hallmark of LADA’s programming and no one does it like this in NYC.” – Salette Gressett, British Council, USA
Photographs from Just Like a Woman can be viewed above and highlight films from both events are available to view below.
Banner image credit:Harold Offeh, JLAW:London Edition, image by Alex Eisenberg
The Live Art Development Agency is delighted to announce that we have re-entered Arts Council England’s National Portfolio.Read more
Interim Director, Ria Righteous, provides a statement on the her current position with LADA and aims for the organisation’s future.Read more
With the help and support of LADA patrons, the former board of directors has now been replaced by a completely new board as of July 2023.Read more
We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this closure may cause throughout the month of August.Read more
Live Art Development Agency is pleased to announce Malik Nashad Sharpe as our second Black Scholars Residency artist.Read more
Live Art Development Agency is pleased to announce Madinah Farhannah Thompson as our first Black Scholars Residency artist.Read more
LADA welcomes Tania Camara as new Interim Artist Development Manager.Read more