This book is packed with thoughtful exercises distilled from twenty-five years of interdisciplinary artist workshops and teaching devising and performance making at universities in the United States and the United Kingdom. Created and curated by Leslie Hill and Helen Paris, artists who work internationally at the interface of academia and professional practice, this collection provides exercises for devising, composing, and editing original works.
An idyllic location, a perfect spot, but something just isn’t quite right, something doesn’t fit.
Part of LADA Screens 14. The film was available online 23 August – 6 Spetember 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel.
Charts the choppy waters of gut feelings, capturing the flotsam and jetsam of impulse, desire and fights to the death.
Part of LADA Screens 14.
A performative publication enabling a rich array of theatrical and artistic scores that can be performed at a moment’s notice.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
An open source workshop template drawn from the artists’ series of two-day creative workshops in London, San Francisco and Palo Alto. Loose printed pages in large folder.
Feminist Futures? sets out to ask if and in what way feminism remains relevant to theatre and performance practice of the twenty-first century. Responding to this question is an excellent, cross-generational mix of theatre scholars and practitioners whose essays engage in lively, cutting edge critical debates on issues such as citizenship, autobiography, cultural heritage, political agency, and body/technology, as circulating in contemporary feminism and performance today.
Investigates the implications of technology on identity in embodied performance.
Louise Gray sniffs out the latest projects by Curious, Kira O Reilly and Third Angel.
Helen Paris on her own and Leslie Hill’s solo pieces, Family Hold Back and Smoking Gun, a double bill researched with support from the Live Art Development Agency.
Includes full length documentation of the performance the moment I saw you I knew I could love you; the film Sea Swallow’d by Curious and Andrew K̦tting; interviews on ‘Autobiology’ workshops – in which Curious worked with 56 artists across the UK using ‘gut feelings’ to generate text, performance, video and installation work and a special bonus track on the creative process in making the performance and film.
A collection of writing about and around Live Art. See also, The Live Art Almanac vol. 2, catalogue ref. P1696. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433)
The significance and cultural value of experimental theatre and performance practices, their relation to other disciplines and potential to affect cultural change.
Documentation from an event offering an introduction to the Live Art sector and system, a sense of how things work, practical information about what’s on offer and a chance to learn from the experience of more established artists.
A Study Room Guide on eating and dining as explored in performance
Oreet Ashery, Larissa Sansour Ashery, Paul Wolf, Melissa Wolf