The audience mingle with the performers on the performance floor, which might be a kind of soirée or Don Giovanni’s ball. In the glass cabinet.
Questions whether or not focusing on representations of cruelty makes us cruel. In a journey through high and low culture, the visual to the verbal, and the apolitical to the political, Nelson offers a model of how one might balance strong ethical convictions with an equally strong appreciation for work that tests the limits of taste, taboo and permissibility.
Documentation from Bowery’s 1988 performance.
A biography and tribute to a colourful unique and larger than life character, written by his close friend.
Documentation from a day long workshop led by Katherine Araniello – an opportunity for artists to explore and mine areas in which they have no abilities, experience or knowledge, to enhance and inspire their artistic practice. Part of LADA's DIY 12.
The workshop took place at the Colchester Arts Centre on 15 September 2015.
Digital documentation. Mexican performance artist Felipe Osornio aka Lechedevirgen Trimegisto screening programme of artists working in the contemporary Latin-American scene in relation to Postporno, gender and sexuality, presented on Wednesday 8 April 2015, in the LADA Study Room.
Exploring a range of topics, including Greek tragedy, Shakespearean theater, contemporary British plays, opera, and the theatricality of Parisian culture, this compilation provides new perspectives on the relationship between Eros and Death in a series of dramatic texts, theatrical practices, and cultural performances
A film by Beth B exploring the diversity of the underground burlesque scene in the 21st century with performances from Rose Wood, Julie Atlas Muz, Mat Fraser, Dirty Martini, Bunny Love, Bambi the Mermaid, World Famous *Bob* & Tigger!
Monographic publication on Carolee Scheemann. Includes interviews (by L. Montano, K. Haug, Carl Heyward, Aviva Rahmani) with Schneemann; as well as excerpts from journals, diaries, notes and lectures by Schneemann. Contributions by: Kristine Stiles, Robert C. Morgan, Jay Murphy, Robert Riley, David Levi Strauss. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)
Survey of images of sex and sexuality in contemporary art.