BECOMING AN OBJECT: An evening with Skip Arnold

Writer and academic Dominic Johnson hosts a rare UK appearance by the US (French based) artist Skip Arnold. They will screen a  selection of Skip’s videos and other documents, and discuss the body, duration, intervention, commitment, and documentation. 

Skip Arnold is a significant artist who works primarily in public, durational and/or behavioural actions and “activities”, and has created performances internationally since 1983. He has slammed his body into white walls in order to make a drawing (Marks, 1984); been exhibited in a Lucite display case for two weeks (On Display, 1993); was shipped as freight from city to city (Freight, 1993); became human flotsam risking paranormal death in the Bermuda Triangle (B. T. Exploration, 1996); and was preserved as like a relic beneath glass so as to be walked over to enter an art fair (Gruezi, 2002). 

www.skiparnold.com

Latest events

[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.

Read more

[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.

Read more

[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.

Read more

[POSTPONED] An Evening with Sheree Rose

02 Apr 2020

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

Read more

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.

Read more

[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.

Read more

[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.

Read more