Brought together 75 UK based artists onto the Birmingham Hippodrome stage in a snapshot of the performing arts in 2016. Over the course of a single day they learnt and recreated the opening audition scene from the 1985 film 'A Chorus Line'.
Part of LADA Screens 12. The film was available online 9 - 22 June 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel. Includes two version of the video, in two different resolutions.
Passion takes up the theme of sacrifice that plays through all the work of the company, leading its audience into a re-enactment of the Stations of the Cross.
In the glass cabinet.
Traces the many ways in which museums have approached performance works from the 1960s onwards, considering the unique challenges of documenting live events.
Using interviews with friends and colleagues, and original and re-enacted footage of Sherman's performances, this film explores the life, death, disappearance and rediscovery of this unique artist.
Part of LADA Screens 5.
Immediately after Nadezda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina were released, Verwelius contacted the two, setting into motion an extraordinary photo shoot: using the activists' stories and sketches of the prison camp, he depicted their living and working conditions there as an impressive picture series. In English and Dutch.
In this interactive media performance Zoo Indigo take their babies on tour so they can perform while you babysit.
Includes the 2012 performance text and a DVD.
Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).
The book is based on an ongoing, long-term, extensive photographic project spanning over a five-year period, which follows a group of women (artists) through their pregnancies into motherhood.
6th October 8:30pmApproximating the Art of Stuart ShermanRobin DeaconToynbee StudiosThis performance is centred around a series of re-enacted performances based on the works of the late American artist Stuart Sherman (1945 – 2001), a seminal though underexposed figure in the history of performance art. Described as “the Buster Keaton of linguistics”, his performances involved complex manipulations of objects that explored time, place, language and meaning. This piece will explore the conundrum of Sherman’s methodology through Robin Deacon’s transcription and physical re-enactment of the artist’s performances based on the original documentation.
This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).
“Invited at the same time by the Hebbel Theatre in Berlin, the Tanz-Quartier in Vienna and the Centre National de la Danse in Paris to perform The Last Performance (D0624) I decided, instead of presenting the piece, to make a lecture about its issues. I had the feeling that this difficult piece had not been really understood. Maybe the piece was bad. But I believe that the issues of this piece were relevant, which is why I would like to change my medium and to use the tool of the lecture to try to articulate better the stakes of The Last Performance. I will re-contextualise the piece in its theoretical level through the texts of Roland Barthes and Peggy Phelan and in my artistic situation at that time.”Jérôme Bel www.jeromebel.fr This documentation has since been presented with the permission of the artist as part of the Performance Matters, Performing Idea, Performance Lecture Archive; an interactive video archive housed at the Whitechapel Gallery between 2-9 October 2010. The archive looked at examples of the performance lecture as a form of artistic and critical expression and its potential to address a broad range of cultural issues and philosophical ideas. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)
Videos of two performances by Katherine Araniello: Terminal Services (2009) and Vital Statistics (2009)
Part of Access All Areas Screening Programme. Also available with subtitles as ED1427SUB. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Disability and New Artistic Models by Aaron Williamson (P1529)
Publication documenting two majour events: Marina Abramovic Presents… (Manchester, 2009) and The Pigs of Today are the Hams of Tomorrow (Plymouth, 2010), exploring ways to encapsulate the art form after the performance is physically completed and exploring methods for preserving live art. Featuring artists: Davide Balliano; Snezana Golubovic; Tellervo and Oliver Kalleinen; Eva and Franco Mattes; Performance Re-enactment Society; Paul Clarke; Clare Thornton; Tom Marshman and Francesca Steel