This book was produced as part of ‘Challenging Archives’, at. the University of Bristol Theatre Collection: a Wellcome funded project to catalogue and conserve the archive of the artist Franco B. Maddy Costa and Mary Paterson were writers in residence for the project from 2018-2020.
Mishandled Archive offers a way of imagining, creating and disseminating an archive.
Analyses the artist’s oeuvre in the contexts of liveness, visual art and participatory practices.
A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2015 and December 2017. Selected through recommendations and an open call for submissions, Volume 5 reflects the dynamic, international contexts that Live Art and radical performance practices occupy.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
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).
Second edition of Material concerns itself with in/visibility in contemporary artistic practice, especially dance.
An intimate collection of letters, poetry and postscripts by artists and writers that seeks to connect, exchange and witness through the action, idea or form of a love letter. The book builds on a programme that took place at Bios, Athens (2015).
This article gives examples of a number of initiatives by individual writers, artist collectives, and festivals that test forms of critical writing that are as experimental as the practices to which they relate.
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).
Taking two years of projects and initiatives by Heart of Glass, a national agency for collaborative and social practice based in St Helens, as its starting point, the publication explores the interface between theory and practice.
Report from the event held on Friday 29 January 2016.
This event gathered an invited group of live art and performance practitioners who are working with/around the maternal in their arts practice. All invited participants were asked to briefly introduce their ‘maternal performance practice’ and reflect on their aesthetics, including their processes and methodologies.
In misc folder 5A.
Documentation from the event about ethics, funding and art that took place at Toynbee Studios, London, on January 29, 2015. 5 minutes.
Documentation from the event about ethics, funding and art that took place at Toynbee Studios, London, on January 29, 2015. 40 minutes.
A small selection of study room material on the subject of documention.
Documentation of the event as part of the programme of the At Your Service exhibition at The David Roberts Art Foundation looking at the ways in which artists use ideas of service and labour as creative strategies, and considered the ethics of recruiting the labour of others in works of art.
Documents created by Open Dialogues at SHOW TiME no.3.
A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2010 and December 2011
This publication brings together four ways of looking at Glorious, and includes: a short film made in response to six performances of the show; a music video shot in and around Lancaster and Morecambe; a critical overview of the process behind two iterations of the project; and The Glorious Storybook, a collection of essays and images from throughout the process.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
Panel discussion: Part of PSi18 at University of Leeds 2012. Can be found in Digital Videos 12 folder
A collection of artists’ writings, performance documentation and films reflecting the ways in which artists, who work with Live Art, are engaging with issues of disability.
Brings together texts from a variety of sources representative of the most engaging, provocative and thoughtful writing about Live Art.
In (W)reading Performance Writing writer and Co-Director of Open Dialogues Rachel Lois Clapham has assembled twenty practitioners from diverse fields of poetry, theatre, visual art and performance on the topic of Performance Writing. This unique guide comprises of syllabuses, manifestos, scores, personal testimonies and practical exercises, many drawn from resources available in the Live Art Development Agency study room.
PLEASE NOTE: Accompanying dvd D1255
Paper written by Mary Paterson, presented at the event as part of the programme of the At Your Service exhibition at The David Roberts Art Foundation – also look at D1194, documentation of the event
documentation of the event as part of the programme of the At Your Service exhibition at The David Roberts Art Foundation – also look at P1273 for the paper written by Mary Paterson and presented at the event
Interviews and conversation on the National Review of Live Art. 6 -10 Feb 2008
Unbound pages. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on One to One Performance by Rachel Zerihan (P1320)
Marcia Farquhar performance documentation. Accompanying dvd REF: D0975
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)