A collection of case studies from Live Art UK, the publication responds to the recent successes of Live Art and highlights those artists, projects and initiatives which are re-politicising and re-energising our arts spaces, sharing radical works and ideas with a public who are themselves being forced to do more with less.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Draws upon cognitive and affect theory to examine applications of contemporary performance practices in educational, social and community contexts. The writing is situated in the spaces between making and performance, exploring the processes of creating work defined variously as collaborative, participatory and socially engaged.
Case studies, workshops and surveys analyse the barriers and opportunities arts organisations face in playing a civic role.
An article dissecting how arts interfere and engage with politics.
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Inspired by the true story of the strange life and lonely death of Mr. Ernest Boulton – one half of the infamous Victorian cross-dressing duo Fanny and Stella – this play is an intimate meditation on the fine art of keeping one’s nerve as the lights go out.