A study of post-millennial solo performance in the UK and Western Europe that explores the contentious relationship between identity, individuality and neoliberalism.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
A collection of postcards with artist photos taken by Revell.
31 artists, poets, performers and writers consider the experience of loneliness.
What is seriousness exactly, and where does it reside? Is it a desirable value in contemporary culture? Or is it bound up with elite class and institutional cultures?
Walsh argues that there are many links between theatre and therapy when considering actor training, theatre in therapeutic contexts, and contemporary theatre and performance.
On Thursday October 2, 2014, LADA presented ALAG, its first-ever fundraising event, which took place at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern in London.
Review of Vason's book, published by the Live Art Development Agency and Intellect Books.
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)
Double Exposures is a new collaborative venture between Manuel Vason and forty of the most visually arresting artists working with performance in the UK.
Special issue with contributions that consider relationships between affirmation and performance.
Boxset contains 40 DVDS documenting public events with contextualising texts. Shelved in Oversize section.
Shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears is a new Study Room Guide compiled by Lois Keidan on the theme of bodily functions in performance. The Guide consists of notes from Lois Keidan's presentation for Blackmarket No 11 2008, with added images and recommendations for further research and study
A collection of press material dating mainly between 1995 and 1996.
Sacred at Chelsea Theatre: Bodily Functions – The Body in Performance, selected highlights of documentation of the body in performance from the Live Art Development Agency Study Room and Documentation Bank. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)
Duckie, Royal Vauxhall Tavern, full documentation of 10 critical performance/essays on: Celebrity (3 parts), Cookery (3 parts), Crime & Punishment (3 parts), Immigration (3 parts), Dogging (3 parts), Media Studies (3 parts), HIV unt AIDS (3 parts), The Women's Issue (4 parts), Antiques Roadshow (3 parts), Alcoholism (4 parts). David Hoyle, includes video projections and live performance. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195). This item can be found in the locked glass cabinet.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)
One thing that all Kontejner’s projects have in common, at least from an entirely subjective viewpoint, is precisely that very direct, unequivocal focus on that which is “human, all too human” or phenomena that coexist with the standards of humanity. In this sense, Kontejner’s work is a permanent cabaret with acts that deal with the transgression of social conventions, with passions and fears related to machines and cybernetic mechanisms, obsessions with sensual pleasures and obstacles that prevent us from indulging in them…- Maroje Mrduljas, architecture and design critic, Zagreb.
Extravagant Bodies: Extravagant Minds festival concerned with notions of illness, mental health, normality in Zagreb, Croatia.
Documentation on DVDs ref D1396-D1421.
Edited Projection for a work by David Hoyle, formerly known as Divine David, at the Vauxhall Tavern, part of Duckie. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)
A review of David Hoyle, formerly known as Divine David, at the Vauxhall Tavern, part of Duckie. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)
Live footage of Dickie Beau performing October 27th, 2011. Filmed by the British Library, Joao Florencio, and Joe E. Jeffreys.