Between 1979-1992 Performance Magazine documented an extraordinary period in the development of art in the UK.
LADA is working with the original editor, Rob La Frenais, on a new online archive of the magazine, a film by Hugo Glendinning about its the history and legacy, and commissioned artist responses by Anne Bean, Hester Reeve and Nahum Mantra which will respond to and re-contextualise the magazine for the 21st century.
The British Library event will include the launch of the online archive, a screening of Hugo Glendinning’s film and commissioned performances by Hester Reeve and Nahum Mantra.
Details for Hull Launch Event
LADA's Study Room houses the complete collection of Performance Magazine.
Performance Magazine Online is a project by Rob La Frenais in collaboration with Live Art Development Agency (2017).
In partnership with Re-ROOTed, Hull City of Culture 2017 and The British Library, London.
Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.
Banner image credit:
Performance Magazine, front cover collage
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