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Performing Idea Symposium documentation

Digital Reference: EF5229 | Type: Digital File

Video documentation of contributions to the Performing Idea Symposium, investigating the shifting relations between performance practice and discourse, event and writing; Toynbee Studios, 5-9/10/2010.

Includes nine files, containing videos of contributions on In Silence, Performative Writing, Reciprocal Aesthetics and Living Archives.

New medium, old archives? Exploring archival potential in The Live Art Collection of the UK Web Arch

Artist/Author: Vanessa Bartlett | Reference: A0617 | Type: Article

This article speculates about the new kinds of historical information that performance scholars may be able to preserve as a result of recent innovations in web archiving. 

Performing Idea: Living Archives

Artist/Author: Heike Roms, Anne Bean, Rose English | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

Performance Matters, Performing Idea – Living Archives6th OctoberLiving Archives 3:00-7:30pmToynbee StudiosWith: Anne Bean, Rose English, Hannah Hurtzig, Janez Jan a and Heike Roms Gripped by a kind of ‘archive fever', contemporary art and culture is driven by the desire to document, store and preserve. The archive is now a vast global edifice, crossing cultures and forms and reaching further and further into the past. Fleeting exchanges and moments are everywhere evidenced in contemporary art's multiple but unstable papers, artefacts and traces. But what happens to the life of art in its archival forms? What is the archive doing with performance, performers with the archive? Speakers will address the relation between artists and the archival drive, the artist's experiences and body as a kind of living archive.

This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

Performing Idea: Living Archives

Artist/Author: Hannah Hurtzig, Lois Keidan | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

Performance Matters, Performing Idea – Living Archives6th OctoberLiving Archives 3:00-7:30pmToynbee StudiosWith: Anne Bean, Rose English, Hannah Hurtzig, Janez Jan a and Heike Roms Gripped by a kind of ‘archive fever’, contemporary art and culture is driven by the desire to document, store and preserve. The archive is now a vast global edifice, crossing cultures and forms and reaching further and further into the past. Fleeting exchanges and moments are everywhere evidenced in contemporary art’s multiple but unstable papers, artefacts and traces. But what happens to the life of art in its archival forms? What is the archive doing with performance, performers with the archive? Speakers will address the relation between artists and the archival drive, the artist’s experiences and body as a kind of living archive.

Conversations After Dark

Artist/Author: Townley and Bradby, James Wilkes | Reference: P1514 | ISBN: 9780954129248 | Type: Publication

This publication responds to and takes its name from a tour of the Cambridge night devised by artists Townley and Bradby. The tour took in places, ideas and patterns of nocturnal behaviour within Cambridge city centre. It was part of Nightjar curated by Jo Mardell, a series of temporary artworks and encounters between dusk and dawn in October 2009.works and encounters between dusk and dawn in October 2009.

Editorial

Artist/Author: David Bradby, Maris Delgado, Aoife Monks and Caridad Svich | Reference: A0299 | Type: Article