An anthology of critical essays that draw on a decade of the authors thinking, writing about and working within contemporary performance as critics, producers, dramaturgs, makers, archivists and more.
An evening with artists readings of extracts from significant books held in LADA’s Study Room. Part of LADA at 20.
A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2015 and December 2017. Selected through recommendations and an open call for submissions, Volume 5 reflects the dynamic, international contexts that Live Art and radical performance practices occupy.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2012 and December 2014. Selected through recommendations and an open call for submissions, Volume 4 reflects the dynamic, international contexts that Live Art and radical performance-based practices occupy.
Adrienne’s Dirty Laundry Service – Arches New Work Commission (2003), 22:16
Adrienne’s Room Service at The Great Eastern Hotel (2005), 8:50
Charting the rise of the immersive theatre phenomenon, this is the first survey of immersive theories and practices for students, scholars and practitioners of contemporary performance. It includes interviews with immersive artists and examines key topics such as site-specific performance and immersive technologies.
Across a series of twelve in-depth interviews with a diverse range of major artists, Dominic Johnson presents a new oral history of performance art.
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Study Boxes contain hand picked selections of DVDs, books and other materials from the LADA Study Room around specific themes. Installed in Festival hubs and other locations, and curated in dialogue with partners, each Study Box can hold between four to ten items and can be used by audiences for a quick browse or a day-long study. After the events the Boxes are returned to the Study Room and listed in this Guide so that users can explore these themes and materials during their visit to the LADA Study Room.
Examines how contemporary performance practices have been driven by questions of The Real and the consequent political implications of the concept’s disintigrating authority.
Exploring a range of topics, including Greek tragedy, Shakespearean theater, contemporary British plays, opera, and the theatricality of Parisian culture, this compilation provides new perspectives on the relationship between Eros and Death in a series of dramatic texts, theatrical practices, and cultural performances
A small selection of study boxes curated by Live Art Development Agency for the Live Collision Festival in Dublin, April 2014. Boxes were based around live art history, disability, activism, bodily functions, race, queer performance.
Boxset contains 40 DVDS documenting public events with contextualising texts. Shelved in Oversize section.
Part of the Trashing Performance programme – the second year of Performance Matters – 25-29th October 2011.
Offers a series of reflections on a number of performances created by artists for an 'audience of one'.