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LADA partners with Queen Mary University of London

6 December 2017

Announcing two new partnerships between LADA and the Department of Drama at QMUL

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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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New LADA Patrons: Lois Weaver and Neil Bartlett

29 September 2017

We are very pleased to announce Lois Weaver and Neil Bartlett as new LADA patrons

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PISS, SHIT and Live Art by Thinker in Residence Hester Chillingworth

15 August 2017

Can Live Art’s approach to bodily functions help gender-questioning young people?

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Live Art UK statement on Arts Council England NPO funding announcement

4 July 2017

Live Art UK members thank Arts Council England for its continued support for Live Art through NPO

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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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Announcing Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries recipients 2017/18

23 June 2017

Joon Lynn Goh and Season Butler have been awarded LADA’s 2017/18 Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries

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Giulia Palladini and Marco Pustianaz – The Making of Our Lexicon

15 June 2017

The editors’ Introduction to Lexicon for an Affective Archive is available as a PDF download

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Hester Chillingworth: Thinker in Residence

14 June 2017

Hester talks about the start of their residency on Young People, Gender and Live Art

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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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The Civil Warrior, Interview with Robert Wilson by Rob La Frenais

22 April 2017

Read article from Performance Magazine, Issue 38/39, Dec-Feb 1986

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Desert Phase, Interview with Steve Reich by Steve Rogers

21 April 2017

Read article from Performance Magazine, Issue 38/39 Dec-Feb 1986

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Interview with Joseph Beuys by Lynn MacRitchie

20 April 2017

Read article from Performance Magazine, Issue 25, 1983

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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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Diverse Actions awarded Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence grant

18 January 2017

A Live Art UK initiative which champions culturally diverse ambition, excellence and talent in Live Art

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New LADA Coordinator: Finn Love

16 January 2017

From January 2017 Finn Love will be joining LADA as Coordinator

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How punk inspired my work in live art By Lois Keidan and Anthony Roberts

13 December 2016

Lois Keidan and Anthony Roberts have written an article for the British Council on the 40th anniversary of punk

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New Producers in Residence: Laura Sweeney and Giulia Casalini

13 December 2016

Laura Sweeney and Giulia Casalini will be LADA’s next producers in residence

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Nic Green wins The Adrian Howells Award for Intimate Performance

30 November 2016

Nic Green is the winner of The Adrian Howells Award for Intimate Performance 2017

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Patron News: Sonia Boyce, winner of Paul Hamlyn Foundation Visual Arts Awards 2016

18 November 2016

One of the six winning artists of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Visual Arts Awards 2016

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Religious Studies Review – Pleading in the Blood: the Art and Performances of Ron Athey

17 November 2016

Jeremy Biles has written a review for the Religious Studies Review on Pleading in the Blood

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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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Lou Coleman: LADA Study Room Gathering Response

14 October 2016

Lou Coleman has written a response to the LADA Study Room Gathering that she hosted on 13 September 2016

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Performing Borders Study Room Guide

11 October 2016

A new Study Room guide created and devised by Alessandra Cianetti entitled ‘Performing Borders: A Study Room Guide on physical and conceptual borders within Live Art’

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The Roger Ely Experience: Notes On A Polymath, by Lois Keidan

6 October 2016

Lois Keidan presents the following text, in celebration for the life of artist, curator, publisher and teacher Roger Ely

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Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal

13 September 2016

A new Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal researched and written by the artists, activists and academics Emily Underwood-Lee and Lena Šimić

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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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It’s All Allowed: The Performances of Adrian Howells

12 July 2016

Articles and reviews on ‘It’s All Allowed: The Performances of Adrian Howells’

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Glimpses of Before Gallery – 1970s Performance Art in the UK

28 June 2016

New gallery blog containing selected images from our new online Study Room Guide

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Megan Vaughan investigates the complexities of Live Art writing and readership

16 June 2016

How the ‘Live Art Almanac Volume 4’ navigates and reflects the complexities of Live Art writing and readership.

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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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The View From the Dress Circle: I Can’t Do That. By Charlotte Raven

3 June 2016

Article by Charlotte Raven to accompany the screening of ‘Audition Project’ on LADA Screens, 9 – 22 June 2016.

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Liberating Tate and other moves for divestment

22 April 2016

The movement to divest from Fossil Fuel companies has been building over the past year with Liberate Tate at the forefront

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Just Like A Woman: NYC and London Editions – Documentation

20 April 2016

Two programmes of shows, talks, installations, and screenings on the ways femininity can be ‘performed’ and representations of gender can be queered through performance

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