All Events

Mishandled Archive: Book Launch and Celebration

11 Nov 2020

An online event to celebrate the launch of artist and writer Tara Fatehi Irani’s new book Mishandled Archive, published by LADA. Be ready for some dressing up and shaking shoulders. 

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PerformingBorders2020 ‘There is no Time’

25 Oct 2020

led by Joon Lynn Goh An open conversation with performingbordersLIVE20 artists and writers in residence (Àníké Bello, Jade Foster, Istanbul Queer Art Collective, Jade Montserrat and The White Pube). Not fully emergent from the global pandemic, what have we as individuals, and the respective communities that we are part of, learnt about time?  Sunday 25 October, 2.30pm-4pm

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PerformingBorders2020 ‘Lavender Man’ Screening

24 Oct 2020

PerformingBorders2020 ‘Lavender Man’ screening by Tania El Khoury in collaboration with Mohamad Ali “Dali” Agrebi

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PerformingBorders2020 ‘Re:Seeding in correspondence’ Screening

23 Oct 2020

PerformingBorders2020 ‘Re:Seeding in correspondence’ screening by Jade Montserrat and Webb-Ellis.

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performingbordersLIVE20 | Unbordering

23 Oct 2020 - 25 Oct 2020

A three-day gathering, bringing all the performingbordersLIVE20 together to reimagine borders-free collaborative Live Art practices.

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LADA Screens: Barby Asante – Online Screening

13 Oct 2020 - 25 Nov 2020

A screening of A Declaration of Independence, a film documenting the first iteration of A Declaration of Independence in June 2018 at LADA, performed by Selina Rose, Paula Pinho Martins Nacif, Chloe Filani, Marwa Belghazi, Buki Bayode, Foluke Taylor, and Aisha Mohammed.

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LADA’s Summer Programme: Week 6

13 Jul 2020 - 20 Jul 2020

A series of film and digital works by Krishna Istha, River Lin, La Ribot, Robin Deacon and Nicola Fornoni.

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LADA’s Summer Programme: Week 5

06 Jul 2020 - 13 Jul 2020

A series of film and digital works by Jamie Hale, Lois Weaver, Tehching Hsieh  and Nando Messias, plus LADA Screens Keith Khan.

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LADA’s Summer Programme: Week 4

29 Jun 2020 - 06 Jul 2020

A series of film, sound and digital works by Ally Poole, Anne Bean, Raimund Hoghe, Curious and Andrew Kötting, and George Chakravarthi, plus LADA Screens Keith Khan.

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LADA’s Summer Programme: Week 3

22 Jun 2020 - 29 Jun 2020

A series of film and digital works by Guillermo Gómez-Peña, SWAGGA, M21, Tim Etchells and Neil Bartlett.

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Penetration in Live Art and Video: a lecture by Ron Athey

18 Jun 2020

An online lecture on post-porn and penetration in the work of Ron Athey.

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LADA’s Summer Programme: Week 2

15 Jun 2020 - 22 Jun 2020

A series of film and digital works by Tehching Hsieh, Amy Sharrocks, The Gluts and Shaun Caton, plus a special lecture by Ron Athey.

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LADA’s Summer Programme: Week 1

08 Jun 2020 - 15 Jun 2020

A series of film works by Keith Khan, Noëmi Lakmaier, Adam Patterson and Neil Bartlett.

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LADA’s Summer Programme 2020

08 Jun 2020 - 19 Jul 2020

A season of weekly offerings of screenings, talks, presentations and ‘live’ online events.

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With For About 2020

27 May 2020 - 17 Jun 2020

A slow conference for a fast evolving crisis.

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Something Other Live – On Circularity

05 May 2020 - 12 May 2020

Something Other Live is a series of experimental writing and performance events by Something Other collective. Join us for an online collective listening on Circularity.

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[POSTPONED] Sheila Ghelani and Sue Palmer – Common Salt

23 Apr 2020

Common Salt is a performance around a table – a ‘show and tell’ – exploring the colonial, geographical history of England and India.

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[POSTPONED] Maïté Chénière – artist presentation

14 Apr 2020

Presentation by Swiss artist Maïté Chénière who will talk about their work in music, performance and queer club culture, and the research they have been undertaking on their residency in LADA’s Study Room.

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[POSTPONED] Live Art Now 2020

06 Apr 2020

An evening of presentations by Ansuman Biswas, Anne Bean and Sandra Johnston on the practice of Live Art, and the 2nd Annual Live Art Lecture on the politics of Live Art by Morgan Quaintance.

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[POSTPONED] An Evening with Sheree Rose

02 Apr 2020

An evening featuring the legendary performance artist, photographer and dominatrix Sheree Rose.

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LADA Screens: Tim Bromage – Online Screening

26 Mar 2020 - 29 May 2020

An online screening of Lords of Misrule, a new film by the artist Tim Bromage.

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[POSTPONED] On Magic: LADA Screens and Study Room Guide Launch

26 Mar 2020

A magical double bill – a screening of Tim Bromage’s new film The Lord of Misrule and the launch of Tom Cassani’s LADA Study Room Guide Deception, Performance Magic, Hoaxes, Pranks and Tricks.

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[POSTPONED] Enduring Turkey: performance videos from Turkey and its diaspora

17 Mar 2020

“Enduring Turkey: A Selection of Endurance Performance Videos from Turkey and its Diaspora” Presented by Queer Art Projects in partnership with CUNTemporary.

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International Womxn’s Day 2020: Wikipedia Edit-athon

05 Mar 2020

Drop in to an all-day communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to gender, feminism, and the arts. Beginner Wikipedians encouraged!

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Go By The Book

25 Feb 2020

A celebration to launch Joshua Sofaer: Performance | Objects | Participation ed. by Roberta Mock and Mary Paterson.

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LADA Screens: selina bonelli – Online Screening

14 Feb 2020 - 25 Mar 2020

A screening of (re)collecting (f)ears, a film documenting a number of performances by the artist selina bonelli.

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LADA Screens: selina bonelli

13 Feb 2020

A screening of (re)collecting (f)ears, a film documenting a number of performances by the artist selina bonelli.

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Fat Activist Vernacular: eBook Launch

29 Jan 2020

The launch of a new eBook by Dr Charlotte Cooper exploring fat activist language. The evening will feature  an interview with Charlotte, fat readings and a fat discussion.

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Extreme Performance Association – a gathering

23 Jan 2020

A gathering to support ‘extreme performance artists’, considering strategies for managing safety, risk management, fees and techniques, and to support programmers and producers in understanding the specific needs of your work.

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MIGRANTS MAKE CULTURE: Together against the Hostile Environment – LADA Bibliotheque

18 Jan 2020

An Activation Day for migrants, people of colour and allies working in the cultural sector, aiming to connect and build a movement able to resist the government’s Hostile Environment Policy, and to work towards a cultural sector for us all to thrive.

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Dissenting Bodies Marking Time – Study Movie Room and Bibliotheque

08 Jan 2020 - 18 Jan 2020

LADA has curated a Bibliotheque and video review as part of the next iteration of Venice International Performance Art Week.

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Gut Reactions: Watch, Read, Chat

17 Dec 2019 - 21 Apr 2020

Part reading-group, part-film club, and part-social, Gut-Reactions returns for its newest series of Study Room Sessions at LADA.

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LADA Festive Fair 2019

08 Dec 2019

Join us for LADA’s second annual Festive Fair on Sunday 8 December.

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Performing Solidarity – Self-Organising, Self-Instituting

04 Dec 2019

An event considering current social issues and alternative ways that artistic practices can offer with regard to creating new structures for relating and coexisting.

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Social Art Publications Launch

28 Nov 2019

Come along to the launch of Social Art Publications for an evening of talks, readings & performances.

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SKIN in the GAME

28 Nov 2019

A day of provocations and discussions by Black, Asian and/or Minority Ethnic artists, leaders, academics and organisations, taking place in Manchester.

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flop to the floor: a performance lecture

21 Nov 2019

As part of the Study Room Residency undertaken by artist and researcher Jude Browning, the live event looks at notions of female vocality and expectations of formal public address and will begin with a new performance by Amelia Barratt.

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Performing Solidarity – Making Common Cause

30 Oct 2019

One of two events discussing the ways that solidarity can be organised and performed through the arts.

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Ron Athey and Jennifer Doyle: joint book launch

05 Nov 2013

The evening of the joint launch hosts Ron Athey and Jennifer Doyle in conversation with Monica Pearl.

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Book launches: Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey

26 Sep 2013

Launch at Arnolfini, Bristol, of the first book dedicated to Ron Athey’s work, Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey, edited by Dominic Johnson.

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Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey book launch events

21 Sep 2013

Launch at Tate Modern, London, of the first book dedicated to Ron Athey’s work, Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey, edited by Dominic Johnson.

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Raimund Hoghe & Tim Etchells publications launch at SPILL

05 Apr 2013

Launch of two new publications from LADA: Throwing the Body into the Fight: a Portrait of Raimund Hoghe edited by Mary Kate Connolly and While You Are With Us Here Tonightwritten by Tim Etchells.

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Announcing the launch of Performance Matters

30 Apr 2010

Launch of Performance Matters, a three-year creative research project.

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