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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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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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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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LADA Festive Fair 2019

08 Dec 2019

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

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The Pink Supper

07 Nov 2019 - 08 Nov 2019

The premiere of Nando Messias new performance work – ‘The Pink Supper’.

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A Live Art Gala 2019

26 Oct 2019 - 27 Oct 2019

A fundraising gala to celebrate the Live Art Development Agency’s 20th Anniversary.

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Bethnal Green Open Gardens Treasure Trail

25 Aug 2019

Join us for a rare opportunity to explore the amazing network of community run gardens in Bethnal Green

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A Participatory Walk with Todd Shalom

01 Aug 2019

To mark the launch of ‘Elastic City’ please join Todd Shalom on an improvised, participatory walk through Bethnal Green

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MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester (including HUMANZ)

20 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019

A project by Theatre of Research & LADA for Manchester International Festival 2019

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LADA at 20: Readings from the Pulpit

06 Jun 2019

An evening with artists readings of extracts from significant books held in LADA’s Study Room

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Live Art Now

01 Jun 2019

A day of discussions around kickstarting and maintaining a Live Art practice

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PLAYING UP Public Play In at OFFTA Montreal Festival

24 May 2019 - 02 Jun 2019

‘SE LA JOUER / PLAYING UP’ is a special public play-in of PLAYING UP for the OFFTA Montreal Festival

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Edge of an Era and Block Universe – 1980s Performance Art and Now (A Panel Discussion)

20 May 2019

Bringing together a panel of artists and curators from the 1980s and current landscapes

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Collective Practices of Care in experimental performance – a gathering

05 Apr 2019

A gathering questioning practices of care, and imagining alternatives grounded in collective action and solidarity.

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The Fine Art of Performance: Living Legacies of UK Art School

20 Feb 2019

A one-day symposium looking at the importance of regional art school education in alternative arts

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Edge of an Era: Event

04 Feb 2019

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of EDGE 88 we are holding a special event in one of the original locations of this seminal performance art festival, St James’s Church, Clerkenwell in London.

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LADA Festive Fair – art, gifts, tasty things

09 Dec 2018

Over 15 exciting stalls run by local artists, activists and social action groups

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Edge of an Era: Workshop (London)

31 Oct 2018

A workshop considering issues relating to the historicisation of 1980s Live Art and contemporary parallels

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Edge of an Era: Workshop (Allenheads)

04 Oct 2018

A workshop considering issues relating to the historicisation of 1980s Live Art and contemporary parallels

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PLAYING UP at The Substation

26 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018

PLAYING UP will be presented by The Substation, Australia and Melbourne Fringe

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PLAYING UP at ANTI Festival 2018

25 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018

Public ‘Play In’ of Playing Up in Kuopio, Finland

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SCOTTEE 10: From Your Retrospective

07 Sep 2018

You are invited to Scottee’s ego-fuelled variety show

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Fierce Play: PLAYING UP at Tate Modern

11 Aug 2018

A mass Live Art play-in for all ages in the Turbine Hall.

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Creature Cramps: Urinal Residency

05 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018

A live performance installation in men’s toilets, devised and performed by Orion

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Practice and Power

20 Jun 2018 - 23 Jun 2018

A major transnational event exploring questions of negotiation, exchange and representation in contemporary collaborative arts practice

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In-Flux Presents Episode 1: No Worries

09 Jun 2018

A series of pop-up exhibitions and performances that take place in a van

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Barby Asante – Declaration of Independence 

03 Jun 2018

Bringing together women of colour to explore what it is to find a sense of place as we navigate a world where we rarely hear our stories

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Gut Reactions: Karen Finley Double Bill

28 May 2018 - 30 May 2018

LADA is delighted to be participating in two events looking at the prolific US performance artist Karen Finley.

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LADA Bibliotheque at Live Collision 2018

25 Apr 2018 - 29 Apr 2018

Live Collision is hosting a selection from our Study Room with a focus on issues of race, migration and displacement

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PLAYING UP Public Play In at Experimentica

15 Apr 2018

Public ‘Play In’ of Playing Up at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

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Playing Up Art Trolley at Tate

10 Feb 2018 - 03 Jun 2018

Ongoing holiday activity for kids and adults to play together

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Gut Reactions: Watch, Read, Chat

29 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2018

A series of Study Room Sessions with Phoebe Patey-Ferguson

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Extravagant Bodies: Crime and Punishment 

17 Nov 2017 - 18 Nov 2017

A programme on the social, legislative, scientific and ideological constructions of criminality

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16 Nov 2017

Considering archives and legacies of influential artists who have recently died – Ian Hinchliffe, Rose Finn-Kelcey, Lol Coxhill and Roger Ely

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MAP 3: Archiving ‘Asia’

03 Nov 2017 - 04 Nov 2017

Launch events for the Southeast Asian performance collection

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KAPUTT: The Academy of Destruction

26 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017

A collaboration between LADA, Sibylle Peters of Theatre of Research and Tate Families & Early Years

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Blood Counts

13 Oct 2017 - 14 Oct 2017

Exploring the significance of blood in performance

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Performance & Live Art at the Edge(s) – Sunday Brunch

10 Sep 2017

A festival brunch and discussion in collaboration with LADA, Folkestone Fringe and ]performance s p a c e[ as part of WAKE festival in Folkestone

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LADA’s Yard Sale

29 Jul 2017

To mark our departure and celebrate our time at The White Building, we’re holding an open day and Yard Sale

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Neil Bartlett – A Vision of Love Revealed in Sleep at Tate Britain

07 Jul 2017

SOLD OUT – A one night revival of a defining queer performance of the 1980s

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Oxytocin: Birthing The World

03 Jun 2017

A symposium and programme of performances about women, carers, mother art, maternal health and wellbeing

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PLAYING UP Public Play In at Herbert Art Gallery and Museum

20 May 2017

Public ‘Play In’ of Playing Up at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum in May 2017

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Performance Voyage 7

29 Apr 2017

Artists’ Association MUU, Helsinki & The Finnish Institute, London present

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PLAYING UP Public Play In at IBT17

11 Feb 2017 - 12 Feb 2017

Public ‘Play In’ of Playing Up at IBT 2017 in February 2017

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