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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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Old Dears – Documentation

20 April 2016

A two day programme on the radical, influential and fiercely feminist practices of an older generation of artists who embody the lived realities of feminist histories

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Through the Looking Glass – Documentation

20 April 2016

A programme of performances to watch and be part of, curated by LADA for St Helens’ Heart of Glass

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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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LADA Producer Residency Scheme Update

13 April 2016

The first recipients of LADA’s part-time Producer Residency Scheme

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Lyn Gardner: Playing Up

13 April 2016

Article by Lyn Gardner on LADA’s ‘PLAYING UP’ launch, at the Tate Modern

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Allowed to play up

1 April 2016

Article in Arts Professional by Liz O’Neill related to LADA’s ‘PLAYING UP’, a Live Art Game for Kids and Adults

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Johanna Went and Mark Wheaton discuss Knifeboxing in 2007

29 March 2016

A conversation between Johanna Went and Mark Wheaton to accompany the screening of ‘Knifeboxing’ on LADA Screens.

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Decolonial Actions, a Study Room event – Documentation

15 March 2016

Documentation from the Decolonial Actions event on 13 Feb 2016

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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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Patrons News: Tim Etchells awarded the 2016 Spalding Gray Award

23 February 2016

It has just been announced that LADA Patron Tim Etchells is the recipient of the 2016 Spalding Gray Award

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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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Fundraising Resource Handbook

16 February 2016

Artsadmin, Home Live Art and LADA worked to develop a free online Fundraising Resource Handbook

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Arthole Artist’s Award announced

28 January 2016

The Live Art Development Agency (LADA) is delighted to announce that the recipient of the first ever Arthole Artist’s Award is Marcia Farquhar.

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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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Update on donations to New Moves International, producers of New Territories and the NRLA

10 January 2016

An update for everyone who generously sent a donation via Artsadmin in 2012 in support of Nikki Milican’s campaign to recover New Moves International’s missing funds

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Feminism, Age and Performance

7 January 2016

LADA’s Director Lois Keidan features in Exeunt Magazine this month discussing LADA’s recent ‘Restock, Rethink, Reflect Three project

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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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Old Dears Review by Geraldine Harris

16 December 2015

A review of Old Dears by Geraldine Harris featured in Drama Queens Review, December 2015.

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Aaron Wright appointed Artistic Director, Fierce Festival

16 December 2015

LADA’s Programmes Manager has been appointed Artistic Director at the Fierce Festival, Birmingham

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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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Old Dears at Chelsea Theatre – Programme News!

9 November 2015

A panel discussion and open workshop with Claire MacDonald, Liz Aggiss, Judith Knight, Geraldine Pilgrim, Nikki Milican and Anne Bean.

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Duckie Competition for Through the Looking Glass

5 November 2015

Help select Duckie’s playlist to be in with a chance of winning tickets to 21st Century Music Hall.

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Live Art: the research lab for mass culture

23 October 2015

LADA Director Lois Keidan writes for the Guardian on the impact of Live Art

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Study Room Extended Opening Hours

9 September 2015

The Study Room will be open to the public for the first time on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings and on Saturdays

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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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Collaborative Arts Partnership Programme

4 August 2015

LADA is delighted to be a partner on a new transnational partnership on collaborative arts funded by Creative Europe, 2014-18

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Study Boxes

7 July 2015

LADA is delighted to be able to offer UK and international promoters temporary installations of bespoke Study Boxes containing hand picked selections of DVDs, books and other materials from the LADA Study Room around specific themes

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Ron Athey in conversation with Andrea Pagnes

2 July 2015

LADA are pleased to make exclusively available a conversation between new LADA Patron Ron Athey and the artist Andrea Pagnes

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The Live Art Development Agency’s 2014-15 Annual Review

24 June 2015

We are very pleased to share LADA’s 2014-15 Annual Review, highlighting a selection of the many events, opportunities, publications and research projects that we have produced in the last 12 months

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New publication on the performance work of Adrian Howells

24 June 2015

LADA is delighted to announce the commissioning of a new publication, ‘It’s All Allowed: The Performances of Adrian Howells’

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Performance Art Faction Box Set & Digital Archive Launch

10 June 2015

Performance ]s p a c e [, Live Art UK, and Live Art Development Agency invite you to the launch of ‘Performance Art Faction Box Set & Digital Archive’

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New LADA Patrons

1 June 2015

We are very pleased to announce Ron Athey and Anne Bean as new Patrons of the Live Art Development Agency

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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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dis/placed

18 May 2015

A week-long progamme of events 
in response to global demographic shifts and unprecedented levels of human
 displacement

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Performance and Politics in the 1970s – documentation

15 May 2015

A day of screenings, conversations and presentations which explore, recover and communicate the history of performance art in London and the UK in the 1970s

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Documenting Intimacy Website Launch

9 April 2015

Research initiative piloted by Brian Lobel and Marisa Zanotti (University of Chichester) in collaboration with LADA exploring the documentation of one-to-one performance from the perspective of artists

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