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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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New LADA Staff Members

15 November 2019

We are delighted to announce the appointment of three new members of LADA staff.

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LADA Annual Review 2017/18

30 May 2018

LADA’s 2017/18 Annual Review is now is available to view online

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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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LADA Opening Events at The Garrett Centre

18 October 2017

Image blog of LADA’s opening events celebrating their ‘Centre for Live Art’ in Bethnal Green

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Arts Council England Funding News

27 June 2017

LADA is delighted to have received NPO 2018-22 and ‘Small Capital’ Grant from ACE

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LADA is moving, September 2017

27 June 2017

Announcing LADA is moving to Bethnal Green, London in September 2017

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LADA Annual Review 2016/17

18 May 2017

LADA’s 2016/17 Annual Review is now is available to view online

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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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DIY+ Supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation

21 February 2017

Thanks to Jerwood Charitable Foundation, we are offering a series of DIY ‘enhancements’

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Job Opportunity: LADA Coordinator

20 October 2016

A new 12-month full-time position as part of LADA’s Next Steps Scheme for emerging Live Art professionals

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LADA and Artsadmin receive Catalyst Evolve award

2 August 2016

In partnership with Artsadmin, LADA have been awarded funding from ACE’s ‘Catalyst Evolve’ programme

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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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LADA Annual Review 2015/16

18 April 2016

LADA’s 2015/16 Annual Review is now is available to view online

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Patrons News: Sonia Boyce elected as a Royal Academician

15 April 2016

It has just been announced that LADA Patron Sonia Boyce has been elected as a Royal Academician in the category of Painting.

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Marcia Farquhar’s voice in Reynir Hutber’s ‘And I’ by Ella Finer

25 February 2016

A piece of writing by Ella Finer in response to ‘And I’ which was screened as part of the LADA Screens series

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Artists’ Livelihoods Survey

22 February 2016

Take part and share your views on the day-to-day realities of being a professional artist and the challenges and barriers you face

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New Job Opportunities at LADA

11 January 2016

LADA is seeking a Programmes Manager and Marketing Coordinator – Deadline for applications: 12 noon on Monday February 1, 2016

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Lois Keidan awarded with Honorary Doctorate

17 December 2015

LADA co-director Lois Keidan has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Gothenburg, Sweden

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Where Live Art leads, others follow

9 November 2015

The full version of an article by Lois Keidan that appeared in Guardian Online in October 2015

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LADA and the Catalyst Programme

1 September 2015

Summary of LADA activities as part of the ACE’s Catalyst Programme

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The Arthole Cockle Medal for Live Art Philanthropy, by Joshua Sofaer

1 September 2015

Joshua Sofaer marks the end of LADA’s Catalyst fundraising programme

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Eating Thinking Making Paying

28 August 2015

A response to Joshua Sofaer’s Arthole project, by Gary Carter

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Double Your Money: A call for proposals from artists

27 May 2015

LADA welcomes proposals for an unusual and/or provocative artist-led fundraising initiative

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PhD Scholarship at the University of Roehampton

19 March 2015

LADA and the Department of Drama, Theatre and Performance at the University of Roehampton are currently inviting applications for a PhD scholarship

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Live Art, potential and changing the world

19 February 2015

A specially commissioned provocation by Mary Paterson for WEATHERING THE STORM, the Annual Live Art UK Associates Gathering, Thursday 12 February 2015, at Watershed, Bristol, UK.

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Take the money and run? – an event about ethics, funding and art

16 October 2014

A day of presentations and discussions looking at the challenges of fundraising ethically and a range of strategies we might consider for the future

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Live Art UK statement on Arts Council England NPO announcement

8 July 2014

Live Art UK is pleased to report that the 15 members of the network who currently have Arts Council England NPO status will continue to be supported as NPO organisations in 2015-18

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Arts Council England, funding announcement

1 July 2014

LADA is pleased to report that our application for Arts Council England “NPO” funding for 2015-18 was successful

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The SPILL National Platform – call for proposals

7 April 2014

Opportunity for 35 emergent artists or companies to showcase their work at SPILL Festival of Performance in 2014

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Unbound Seasonal Sale now on!

9 December 2013

Get your Unbound Seasonal gifts at a saving of 25% on selected items.

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Reviews of recent Live Art Development Agency publications

28 November 2013

Two excellent reviews of recent Live Art Development Agency publications by/on Tim Etchells and Ron Athey

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