pani documents and contextualises activities of Bbeyond performance art organisation from 2001 to 2008, also covering two exchanges with Québec and Helsinki.
This publication contains a selection of bottles from the first year of Amy Sharrocks’ Museum of Water project, with a foreword by the artist.
A catalogue of new writing on performance including essays and dialogues around emergency.
The author reflects on the “Monica Ross: A Symposium” that took place at the British Library, London, on Friday 28 November 2014, in celebration of the institution’s acquisition of Ross’s digital archive.
Between 2013-2014 LOW PROFILE were Artsadmin bursary supported artists. As part of their bursary, LOW PROFILE presented a showcase titled, The Event Formerly Known As Stand Ins at Toynbee Studios, producing a newly updated version of the LOW PROFILE newspaper for this event.
Performance Art Faction (PAF) was an Arts Council England funded, nine month long holistic project made up of artist residencies, research labs, exhibitions, live performances and open platform events. PAF explored the intersections of contemporary performance art, politics and society with the aim of reawakening the innate political potential of our bodies. Contributors: Benjamin Sebastian, Francesca Lisette, Bean, Jessica Worden, Diana Damian, Robin Bale and Victoria Grey.Artists: Fabiola Paz, Jade Montserrat, Kris Grey, Amber Hawk Swanson, Hugh O’Donnell, Maria José Arjona, Arianna Ferrari, Panopoly Lab (Esther Neff and Brian McCorkle), Burmester & Feigl, Owen Parry, Carlos Salazar Lermont, Helena Walsh introducing Speaking of I.M.E.L.D.A and Aliza Shvarts. The publication is a homage to DIY print aesthetics and propaganda art, and includes: Commissioned essays from artists/academics/agitators, Film & Photographic documentation, Open Call & Research Lab roll calls, PAF memorabilia, PAF Artists' bios & photographs, ]ps[ manifesto. Shelved in Oversize publications section.
Video documentation, trailer and still pictures from Felipe Osornio’s – aka Lechedevirgen Trimegisto – “Inferno Variete – Devoción”, a performance project recovering and reinterpreting the theoretical and historical approaches of artists, activists, academics and representative figures around the themes of masculinity, violence against sexual minorities, gender performativity, decolonialism and body art.
10 practitioners from different backgrounds to reflect on the broad themes of participation, audience, criticality and writing in a series of short essays and provocations inspired by their own practice and numerous works in Compass Festival 2014. Contributors include Andy Abbott, Emma Cocker, Patrick Coyle, Victoria Gray, Gillie Kleiman, Annie Lloyd, Gill Park, Harold Offeh, Nathan Walker, Adam Young. A limited edition hard copy.
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.
Written by Simon Casson, producer of Duckie, this is a polemic letter responding to the consultation towards the McMaster Review for James Purnell and the Department of Culture Media and Sport, condemnning the state of art-funding.
This publication serves as a brief summary of the five commissions which comprise the IN project 2012 – 2015.
Research booklet for a collaborative project initiated by live artist Tania El Khoury and researcher and architect Abir Saksouk. “Nothing To Declare” was the group’s first lecture performance and was developed during a residency at Watermill Studios in the United States in April 2013. Also see video documentation ref EF5156.
Trailer of a collaborative project initiated by live artist Tania El Khoury and researcher and architect Abir Saksouk. “Nothing To Declare” was the group’s first lecture performance and was developed during a residency at Watermill Studios in the United States in April 2013. Also find the project's Research Booklet as P2662.
This publication brings together the work of some of the artists involved in the Activato programme called “Mad Artists Tea Parties”, 2010-2012.
Publication devoted to the history and contemporary forms of Irish performance art in the north and south of Ireland.
This exhibition catalogue documents and illuminates the poetic explorations of materiality and time that pervade Smykla’s work, connecting objects he made in the 1990s with recent work that is the outcome of his ephemeral performative practice.
Review of the event and blog for “Access All Area”, March 2011, organised by the Live Art Development Agency. Also csn be found in P 1750
Three parts documentation of performance questioning some of the tropes associated with contemporary women and the internet. Presented in the context of “Fem Fresh” (Sunday 8 June 2014), a collaboration between Queen Mary, University of London and the Live Art Development Agency, featuring presentations and dialogues on, about, and around feminism and age in Live Art.
Two parts documentation of performance in which the heroine of Vertigo re-stages her own version of Hitchcock’s movie. Presented in the context of the performance platforrm “Fem Fresh” (Sunday 8 June 2014), a collaboration between Queen Mary, University of London and the Live Art Development Agency, featuring presentations and dialogues on, about, and around feminism and age in Live Art.
This is an excerpt from Access All Areas publication: P1864. Footage by Manuel Vason (see also British Library recording, D1621).
Itinerary map of Sideways festival organised as a 4 week expedition through Belgium, from West to East, between August 17th and September 17th 2012.
A collection gathering the voices of some catalysts of contemporary performance: artists, cultural engineers, curators, collectors.
The Long Table on Feminism was facilitated by Lois Weaver at the White Building in Hackney Wick as part of RRR3. More info here.
Below is the documentation from the event which comprises of photos, a zoomable image of the Long Table table cloth and an audio recording of the discussion, which features multiple voices from around 30 participants who joined the table at various different times during the event.
since 2009, Johnny Amore has been taking portraits of artists who are active in the international performance and live art scene
Staging Black Feminisms sets out to challenge perceptions of black women’s theatre work as inherently feminist. Drawing on black feminist theories of identity and theories of black and feminist performance form, it analyses key themes such as migration, motherhood, sexuality, mixed race identity and interracial relationships in a range of late-twentieth and early twenty-first century black British women’s plays and performances.
This document reflects on and responds to Getting It Out There, a one-day symposium at Lancaster University, 12 May 2012, exploring the future of touring for contemporary theatre and live art.
Do you remember it – or weren’t you there? was an exhibition of work by artists and writers whose starting point was live performance. It was curated by Philip Lee and Cally Trench and presented at the London Gallery West, University of Westminster in 2013.
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Invitation and instructions to participate in Performing Wikipedia project, aiming to expand and improve material relating to Live Art and performance online
Contemporary live art showcase including performances from the UK, USA and Spain.
A project born out the fusion of the experiences of the two Bologna festivals (2000>2011): Netmage – International Live Media Festival and F.I.S.Co. – Festival Internazionale sullo Spettacolo Contemporaneo. Focused on live arts, it offers an international program that reflects an idea of art as experience made of temporalities, postures and the imaginaries. In Italian with some English text.
Short thesis on live art by Adam Young Co-founder at Indivisible. Including audio CD – Are you Alone? – on page 38.
A collection of articles on Chinese performance artists. English and Chinese. Loose articles in large folder
Informative DVD on the activities of the agency that provides network and business development support to performing arts practitioners in Greater Manchester and across the North West of England.
Collection of documents of performance work by Chinese artists.
A collection of Live Art Magazine dating between 1999 and 2002.
Edition no. 7 of the Visual Arts Magazine
Programme notes from Tate Tanks 18 July – 28 October.
Thirty texts written by Suzanne Lacy since 1974.