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Covid-19 Statement

17 March 2020

LADA regrets to announce that in the interests of the safety of our artists, collaborators, audiences, community and staff, we are closing our office and Study Room, and postponing all events until the beginning of May, at the earliest.

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Diverse Actions: SKIN in the GAME – Documentation and Responses

27 February 2020

Documentation and responses to SKIN IN THE GAME, a symposium on cultural diversity and Live Art organised by Diverse Actions.

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‘A Sleight of Hand lesson’ at LADA

7 February 2020

Kay Hyatt placed the winning bid for one of the Live Art experiences auctioned at LADA’s anniversary gala.

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New LADA Staff Members

15 November 2019

We are delighted to announce the appointment of three new members of LADA staff.

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14 August 2019

Watch our two performingborders commissions by Tara Fatehi Irani and Istanbul Queer Art Collective

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Live Art Now: Documentation

12 August 2019

Documentation of a day of discussions around kickstarting and maintaining a Live Art practice.

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A major research project into the histories and futures of the Live Art sector in the UK

8 August 2019

A major research project into the histories and futures of the Live Art sector in the UK

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Announcing Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries recipients 2019/20

1 May 2019

The third iteration of LADA’s Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries have been awarded to Travis Alabanza and Annie Jael Kwan

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Rhiannon Armstrong is the recipient of the 2019 Adrian Howells Award

29 March 2019

The Award aims to celebrate the intimate work that Adrian pioneered and excelled.

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Edge of an Era: Archive, announcement of commissioned artists

16 October 2018

The artists have been commissioned to respond to artists and work from a series of seminal performance events which took place in the 1980s

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LADA and the ANTI Festival Prize for Live Art Jury

18 September 2018

LADA’s co-founder and co-director Lois Keidan was part of the Anti Festival 2018, international prize jury

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max+noa invite you to donate a plant to LADA

17 May 2018

Everyone who has some kind of history with LADA is invited to donate their own plants to be part of a collective planting

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Ethical Funding Policy & Procedures 2018

16 May 2018

LADA has updated their Ethical Funding Policy & Procedures

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Amy Rosa receives The Adrian Howells Award for Intimate Performance

2 May 2018

Celebrating and furthering the legacy of Adrian Howells in the field of intimate performance

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Please don’t leave us!

21 March 2018

New data laws mean that you need to reconfirm your subscription to receive LADA newsletters from May 2018

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Announcing Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries recipients 2018/19

13 March 2018

Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries have been awarded to Victoria Sin and Zinzi Minott

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LADA Opening Events at The Garrett Centre

18 October 2017

Image blog of LADA’s opening events celebrating their ‘Centre for Live Art’ in Bethnal Green

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Arts Council England Funding News

27 June 2017

LADA is delighted to have received NPO 2018-22 and ‘Small Capital’ Grant from ACE

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Announcing Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries recipients 2017/18

23 June 2017

Joon Lynn Goh and Season Butler have been awarded LADA’s 2017/18 Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries

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DIY+ Supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation

21 February 2017

Thanks to Jerwood Charitable Foundation, we are offering a series of DIY ‘enhancements’

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Diverse Actions awarded Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence grant

18 January 2017

A Live Art UK initiative which champions culturally diverse ambition, excellence and talent in Live Art

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New Producers in Residence: Laura Sweeney and Giulia Casalini

13 December 2016

Laura Sweeney and Giulia Casalini will be LADA’s next producers in residence

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Nic Green wins The Adrian Howells Award for Intimate Performance

30 November 2016

Nic Green is the winner of The Adrian Howells Award for Intimate Performance 2017

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Performing Borders Study Room Guide

11 October 2016

A new Study Room guide created and devised by Alessandra Cianetti entitled ‘Performing Borders: A Study Room Guide on physical and conceptual borders within Live Art’

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Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal

13 September 2016

A new Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal researched and written by the artists, activists and academics Emily Underwood-Lee and Lena Šimić

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LADA and Artsadmin receive Catalyst Evolve award

2 August 2016

In partnership with Artsadmin, LADA have been awarded funding from ACE’s ‘Catalyst Evolve’ programme

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Arthole Artist’s Award announced

28 January 2016

The Live Art Development Agency (LADA) is delighted to announce that the recipient of the first ever Arthole Artist’s Award is Marcia Farquhar.

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Update on donations to New Moves International, producers of New Territories and the NRLA

10 January 2016

An update for everyone who generously sent a donation via Artsadmin in 2012 in support of Nikki Milican’s campaign to recover New Moves International’s missing funds

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Old Dears at Chelsea Theatre – Programme News!

9 November 2015

A panel discussion and open workshop with Claire MacDonald, Liz Aggiss, Judith Knight, Geraldine Pilgrim, Nikki Milican and Anne Bean.

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Duckie Competition for Through the Looking Glass

5 November 2015

Help select Duckie’s playlist to be in with a chance of winning tickets to 21st Century Music Hall.

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New publication on the performance work of Adrian Howells

24 June 2015

LADA is delighted to announce the commissioning of a new publication, ‘It’s All Allowed: The Performances of Adrian Howells’

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Performance Art Faction Box Set & Digital Archive Launch

10 June 2015

Performance ]s p a c e [, Live Art UK, and Live Art Development Agency invite you to the launch of ‘Performance Art Faction Box Set & Digital Archive’

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Double Your Money: A call for proposals from artists

27 May 2015

LADA welcomes proposals for an unusual and/or provocative artist-led fundraising initiative

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18 May 2015

A week-long progamme of events 
in response to global demographic shifts and unprecedented levels of human

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Posporno Latino

1 April 2015

Felipe Osornio aka Lechedevirgen Trimegisto presents a screening programme of artists working in the contemporary Latin-American scene in relation to Postporno, gender and sexuality

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PhD Scholarship at the University of Roehampton

19 March 2015

LADA and the Department of Drama, Theatre and Performance at the University of Roehampton are currently inviting applications for a PhD scholarship

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Simplicity and Complicity Workshop

19 March 2015

Free two-day Unicorn Residency with Sibylle Peters exploring Live Art and theatre for children

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Artsadmin and LADA Sweatshop on Documentation

26 February 2015

New Sweatshop on Documentation in collaboration with the Artsadmin, looking at a range of approaches to documenting performative and participatory work

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Call for submissions: dis/placed

25 February 2015

Call-out for artists working in visual art, Live Art, film, design and architecture to submit work for a one week multi-media exhibition titled dis/placed, running in June at The Ditch, Shoreditch Town Hall, London

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‘Performance Art in Ireland: A History’ Book Launches

25 February 2015

Launch events in Belfast, London and Dublin for the first book devoted to the history and contemporary forms of Irish performance art in the north and south of Ireland

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Money Talks, 5 March 2015

16 February 2015

Artists’ discussion event focusing on raising money for arts projects and providing support for artists who are interested in exploring avenues of funding outside of the traditional routes

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Playing With Space

6 February 2015

An evening of performance films curated by Lawrence Bradby

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Awkward Bastards: Rethinking Ideas Around Diversity

4 February 2015

Symposium produced by DASH asking those awkward questions around diversity, the shifting definitions and its place in the cultural mainstream

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