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.
Excerpts from a zine. From the journal devoted to publishing the work of postgraduates, postdoctoral researchers, and entry-level academics in the fields of theatre and the performing arts.
Second edition of the artwork exploring the potential of Live Art to bridge generations.
A series of written artists’ instructions, each of which is interpreted anew every time it is enacted. Instructions here were part of the Manchester International Festival at the Manchester Art Gallery, 2013.
Highlights the various aspects of particular interest and activity which make the British scene distinctive and exciting.
Exploring the potential of Live Art to bridge generations andrawing on key Live Art themes and seminal works, PLAYING UP takes the form of a game played by adults and kids together. In German.
Exploring the potential of Live Art to bridge generations andrawing on key Live Art themes and seminal works, PLAYING UP takes the form of a game played by adults and kids together.
Review of the Foreign Affairs festival, Berlin.
Two reviews of IMBT 15.
In a series of letters composed to each other and delivered to camera, artist Tim Etchells and writer Adrian Heathfield examine what underlies their shared interest in the notion and forms of Variety.
73 minutes. 2006.
A scurrilous series of imaginary hyperbolic art-world related events conceived as an impossible parallel programme for the exhibition In An Absolut World True Taste Comes Naturally at Camberwell Space, London, April 29 – June 5, 2015.
Investigates the extent to which performance can represent the ‘unrepresentable’ of trauma.
Examines how contemporary performance practices have been driven by questions of The Real and the consequent political implications of the concept’s disintigrating authority.
an anthology of source materials for performance
Kalb weaves his impressive historical knowledge of theatre into detailed descriptions of marathon productions he has seen and studied.
Organised around the text from ‘First Night’ (2001) the book reflects on Etchells’ practice with Forced Entertainment and solo work, while exploring contemporary performance documentation.
A collection of press material dating mainly between 1995 and 1996.
A collection of Live Art Magazine dating between 1999 and 2002.
This Study Room Guide is concerned with journeys as an emerging trend in Live Art. A significant number of artists, practitioners and companies are currently incorporating travel into their work and using journeys in a variety of different ways.
Maps the history of performance and live art up until 2011.
La Porta Live Art screening programme – 10th December 2011.
A practical handbook that combines a critical analysis of contemporary devised theatre practice with descriptions of selected companies, and suggestions for any group devising theatre from scratch.
Festival documentation. 2nd-21st March 2010
Part of the ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’, documentation of key works, and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.
SPILL Festival of Performance: On Agency. Kira O’Reilly as festival thinker-in-residence.
Begins with Samuel Beckett and considers failure in performance as a hopeful strategy.
Reveals how some of the most significant international contemporary theatre is actually made.
This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964).
New Moves International, 2010, Black boxed set comprising: 1979-2010 a personal history, Archive 1979-2010, 40 pages and 3-disc DVD