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A Conference about Animals of Manchester

16 January 2020

A critical response to Animals of Manchester, written by Maddy Costa and Mary Paterson

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‘Self-harm performance’, a blog by Leticia Izquierdo Díaz

18 December 2019

In this blog, artist and researcher Leticia Izquierdo Díaz reflects on research undertaken during a residency at LADA.

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A response to ‘Take the Money and Run: Power, Money and Counter-Power’ by Lewis Church

9 August 2019

A response by Lewis Church to ‘Take the Money and Run: Power, Money and Counter-Power’, an event considering how we might build for future struggles to free art and artists from their dependency on the proceeds of toxic capitalism.

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Ivy Monteiro –  a performance lecture on queer spirituality and Afro Futurism

30 July 2019

Ivy gave a public presentation at LADA in July 2019, about their work and issues of queer spirituality and Afrofuturism

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Wrongness by Thinker-in-Residence Hester Chillingworth

8 July 2019

A blog by LADA Thinker-in-Residence Hester Chillingworth on Live Art and Wrongness.

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Annie Jael Kwan, Practice-as-research: PASAR

12 June 2019

Annie Jael Kwan discusses the research of their Diverse Actions Leadership Bursary

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Some thoughts on Arthole and the trustworthiness of friends by Alex Mahon CEO of Channel 4

28 May 2019

Alex Mahon, CEO of Channel 4 talks about her experience of becoming LADA’s second Arthole Award Patron

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Andrea Pagnes’ (VestAndPage) response to Franko B’s ‘Because of Love’

27 March 2019

LADA are pleased to make exclusively available Reading, Because of Love, curator Andrea Pagnes’ brilliant response to Franko B’s Because of Love.

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MA Live Art: Images of students’ work created with Holly Revell – a blog

4 March 2019

Profiling the photographic collaborations between a number of students on the MA Live Art and artist Holly Revell.

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Future States by Áine Phillips: No.4

1 August 2018

Helena Walsh’ presentation at ‘Border Patrollers’ event on 19 July 2018

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Future States by Áine Phillips: No.3

24 July 2018

What happened at Border Patrollers on 19 July 2018?

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Future States by Áine Phillips: No.2

18 July 2018

The second of a series of blogs charting the development of ‘Future States’ a Live Art project looking at the relationship between Ireland and the UK, especially in the context of a post-Brexit future

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Future States by Áine Phillips: No.1

17 July 2018

A blog charting the development of ‘Future States’ a Live Art project looking at the relationship between Ireland and the UK, especially in the context of a post-Brexit future

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Last Night Art Saved My Life: strategies for surviving

12 July 2018

James Zatka-Haas review for Disability Arts Online on LADA’s series of discussions about arts and mental health in June 2018

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Risky Thinking: Form, Live Art and Young People by Thinker in Residence Hester Chillingworth

15 June 2018

Read Thinker in Residence Hester Chillingworth’s text on Kids, Families, Gender and Live Art from an event at LADA in May 2018

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Mishandled Archive

19 April 2018

Tara Fatehi Irani writes on her year-long project, making 365 performance-installations which shared micro-histories from her family archive from Tehran

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Empty Stages, Crowded Flats – Performativity as Curatorial Strategy Review by Beatrix Joyce

7 March 2018

A review of Empty Stages, Crowded Flats – Performativity as Curatorial Strategy by Beatrix Joyce.

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Kira O’Reilly: Untitled (Bodies) – An Extract

18 January 2018

Read an extract from Harriet Curtis’ introduction from LADA’s new publication

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Tehching Hsieh By Ash Dilks

28 November 2017

“Hsieh is a performance artist who, perhaps more than any other, has taken art to the limits of what is feasible and possible…”

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PISS, SHIT and Live Art by Thinker in Residence Hester Chillingworth

15 August 2017

Can Live Art’s approach to bodily functions help gender-questioning young people?

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Live Art UK statement on Arts Council England NPO funding announcement

4 July 2017

Live Art UK members thank Arts Council England for its continued support for Live Art through NPO

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Giulia Palladini and Marco Pustianaz – The Making of Our Lexicon

15 June 2017

The editors’ Introduction to Lexicon for an Affective Archive is available as a PDF download

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Hester Chillingworth: Thinker in Residence

14 June 2017

Hester talks about the start of their residency on Young People, Gender and Live Art

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The Civil Warrior, Interview with Robert Wilson by Rob La Frenais

22 April 2017

Read article from Performance Magazine, Issue 38/39, Dec-Feb 1986

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Desert Phase, Interview with Steve Reich by Steve Rogers

21 April 2017

Read article from Performance Magazine, Issue 38/39 Dec-Feb 1986

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Interview with Joseph Beuys by Lynn MacRitchie

20 April 2017

Read article from Performance Magazine, Issue 25, 1983

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Live Art in the UK: Lois Keidan interview with British Library

18 April 2017

LADA co-founder and co-director Lois Keidan had an interview with Eva del Rey

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How punk inspired my work in live art By Lois Keidan and Anthony Roberts

13 December 2016

Lois Keidan and Anthony Roberts have written an article for the British Council on the 40th anniversary of punk

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Religious Studies Review – Pleading in the Blood: the Art and Performances of Ron Athey

17 November 2016

Jeremy Biles has written a review for the Religious Studies Review on Pleading in the Blood

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Lou Coleman: LADA Study Room Gathering Response

14 October 2016

Lou Coleman has written a response to the LADA Study Room Gathering that she hosted on 13 September 2016

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The Roger Ely Experience: Notes On A Polymath, by Lois Keidan

6 October 2016

Lois Keidan presents the following text, in celebration for the life of artist, curator, publisher and teacher Roger Ely

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It’s All Allowed: The Performances of Adrian Howells

12 July 2016

Articles and reviews on ‘It’s All Allowed: The Performances of Adrian Howells’

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Megan Vaughan investigates the complexities of Live Art writing and readership

16 June 2016

How the ‘Live Art Almanac Volume 4’ navigates and reflects the complexities of Live Art writing and readership.

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DIY for artists: Investigating ideas, testing methodologies by Lydia Ashman

14 June 2016

Lydia Ashman finds out more about the 20 artist-led projects around the UK for DIY 13

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The View From the Dress Circle: I Can’t Do That. By Charlotte Raven

3 June 2016

Article by Charlotte Raven to accompany the screening of ‘Audition Project’ on LADA Screens, 9 – 22 June 2016.

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Liberating Tate and other moves for divestment

22 April 2016

The movement to divest from Fossil Fuel companies has been building over the past year with Liberate Tate at the forefront

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LADA Producer Residency Scheme Update

13 April 2016

The first recipients of LADA’s part-time Producer Residency Scheme

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Lyn Gardner: Playing Up

13 April 2016

Article by Lyn Gardner on LADA’s ‘PLAYING UP’ launch, at the Tate Modern

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Allowed to play up

1 April 2016

Article in Arts Professional by Liz O’Neill related to LADA’s ‘PLAYING UP’, a Live Art Game for Kids and Adults

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Johanna Went and Mark Wheaton discuss Knifeboxing in 2007

29 March 2016

A conversation between Johanna Went and Mark Wheaton to accompany the screening of ‘Knifeboxing’ on LADA Screens.

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