In Other Words is a collection of urgent reflections, created by 49 artists over 4 months in 2020 exploring their hopes and fears for the future at a time of global crisis. Through prose, poetry, drawing, collage and photography it is a clarion call for change from a diverse group rich in wisdom, shared experience, and what it means to be marginalised in the UK.
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.
Brought together 75 UK based artists onto the Birmingham Hippodrome stage in a snapshot of the performing arts in 2016. Over the course of a single day they learnt and recreated the opening audition scene from the 1985 film 'A Chorus Line'.
Part of LADA Screens 12. The film was available online 9 - 22 June 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel. Includes two version of the video, in two different resolutions.
A documentary about a series of one-to-one performances that took place in a hotel in Austria.
Part of LADA Screens. The film was available online 4 April to 28 April 2017 on the LADA Screens Channel. Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
An intimate collection of letters, poetry and postscripts by artists and writers that seeks to connect, exchange and witness through the action, idea or form of a love letter. The book builds on a programme that took place at Bios, Athens (2015).
A pop song designed to raise money for, and awareness of, Live Art in the UK.
Vienna and Linz festival of one-to-one performances, interventions and experimental theatre, taking place inside two city hotels.
On Thursday October 2, 2014, LADA presented ALAG, its first-ever fundraising event, which took place at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern in London.
Catalogue for the festival exploring the physical, mental and social challenges of life and death and how we survive them (or not), in venues across Brighton & Hove, Manchester and Salford, 2-25 march 2015. Includes performances synopsis, commissioned essays, debates, literarure, films programme and information.
Special issue with contributions that consider relationships between affirmation and performance.
Special issue on ono-to-one encounters, desire, reciprocity and ethics.
Aims to articulate and contextualise an ethos and practice within contemporary art called “DIY” theatre and performance.
A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2010 and December 2011
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Panel discussion: Part of PSi18 at University of Leeds 2012. Can be found in Digital Videos 12 folder
A collection of artists’ writings, performance documentation and films reflecting the ways in which artists, who work with Live Art, are engaging with issues of disability.
Archive from the professional development programmes by artists for artists.
Digital Reference is folder containing four movies. Manuel Vason Recording (also see British Library recording, catalogue ref. D1617)
Bellyflop Magazine: The Money Issue, performance-based magazine, with contributions from Brian Lobel, Season Butler, and Miss T. Articles on the value and economy of performance, women, sex and live art, Brian Lobel’s ‘Carpe Minuta Prima’, arts funding, the necessity of performance, and performance and economic theory.
Text and Performance Quarterly. Volume 28 Numbers 1-2 January-April 2008
Digital reference is folder containing four videos. Manuel Vason footage (see also British Library recording, D1620).
Digital reference is folder containing four videos. British Library Recording, (see also Manuel Vason recording, EF5040).
Digital Reference is folder containing four movies. British Library Recording (see also Manuel Vason electronic file recording, EF5037).
Review of Forest Fringe Microfestival at BAC by Eve Wedderburn
Edited collection on performance practice and analysis that engages with medical and biomedical sciences.