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Unruly Utterances: Participation, Criticality and Compass Festival 2014

16 March 2015

Ten practitioners reflect on themes of participation, audience, criticality and writing inspired by their own practice and numerous works in the Compass Festival 2014

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Artsadmin and LADA Sweatshop on Documentation

26 February 2015

New Sweatshop on Documentation in collaboration with the Artsadmin, looking at a range of approaches to documenting performative and participatory work

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Call for submissions: dis/placed

25 February 2015

Call-out for artists working in visual art, Live Art, film, design and architecture to submit work for a one week multi-media exhibition titled dis/placed, running in June at The Ditch, Shoreditch Town Hall, London

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‘Performance Art in Ireland: A History’ Book Launches

25 February 2015

Launch events in Belfast, London and Dublin for the first book devoted to the history and contemporary forms of Irish performance art in the north and south of Ireland

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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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LAUK Gathering: Weathering The Storm Keynote

19 February 2015

A key note film for Live Art UK Associates Gathering 2015 by Guillermo Gómez-Peña

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Money Talks, 5 March 2015

16 February 2015

Artists’ discussion event focusing on raising money for arts projects and providing support for artists who are interested in exploring avenues of funding outside of the traditional routes

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Editing Ourselves into History: A Live Art and Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

16 February 2015

An article related to LADA’s ‘Live Art and Feminism Edit-a-thon” is now available to read on the Contemporary Theatre Review website

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Playing With Space

6 February 2015

An evening of performance films curated by Lawrence Bradby

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Awkward Bastards: Rethinking Ideas Around Diversity

4 February 2015

Symposium produced by DASH asking those awkward questions around diversity, the shifting definitions and its place in the cultural mainstream

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A Study Room Guide on Live Art and Feminism

27 January 2015

We are excited to announce the launch of the ‘Are We There Yet?’ – a Study Room Guide on Live Art and Feminism

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Study Room Gathering on the Live Female Body in Current Feminist Performance Practice, UK & US

6 January 2015

London-based performance artist Poppy Jackson will discuss her recent research into the feminist performance scenes of Chicago and New York during her British Council and Arts Council England Artists’ International Development Fund project Transatlantic Performance Practice.

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Janez Janša, Life II [in Progress], book launch

9 December 2014

An evening with the artist Janez Janša and the two contributors to the book, Tim Etchells and Adrian Heathfield

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Are We There Yet? – a Study Room Guide on Live Art and Feminism Launch event

8 December 2014

Launch of ‘Are We There Yet? – a Study Room Guide on Live Art and Feminism’, curated by Lois Weaver in collaboration with Eleanor Roberts and LADA

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15 Minutes With… Jane Trowell and Gary Anderson

27 November 2014

Jane Trowell and Gary Anderson discuss Activism and Live Art

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Monica Ross: A Symposium

17 November 2014

Celebrate the life and work of one Monica Ross, one of the most significant feminist artists and distinguished educators of her generation

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A Study Room Guide to Remoteness

11 November 2014

In this Guide Tracey Warr considers wider issues of remoteness and art through a range of artists’ practice with “the odd deviation into literature and theory”

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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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LADA at Venice International Performance Art Week

13 October 2014

LADA is delighted to be a Special Guest at this year’s Performance Art Week in Venice, presenting a screening programme, a talk and an installation of Study Boxes

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Performance from the Edge

13 October 2014

LADA will be presenting two screening programmes of radical work for SPILL 2014

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A Woman’s Work Is…

13 October 2014

A screening of performances and works to camera that explore rites, rituals and everyday actions from a feminist perspective

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LADA Study Boxes at Tempting Failure

12 October 2014

A hand picked selection of materials from LADA’s Study Room will be available to view throughout Tempting Failure

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SUPPORT LADA

6 October 2014

Please consider supporting LADA — and watch this newly commissioned film from Kim Noble for more info

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LADA at the London Art Book Fair

17 September 2014

LADA will have a book table at the London Art Book Fair, profiling a full range of Agency publications, DVDs and editions

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Book launches: Double Exposures

16 September 2014

Series of upcoming book launches events for Manuel Vason’s new title ‘Double Exposures’

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15 Minutes With…Jen Harvie and Dominic Johnson

1 September 2014

Jen Harvie and Dominic Johnson discuss publishing and Live Art

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Bank Holiday Special repeat broadcast of Remote Performances

22 August 2014

A Bank Holiday Special repeat broadcast of Remote Performances comprising all of the recent radio programmes made at Outlandia, Glen Nevis

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Remote Performances: Day 5 – Climbing a mountain in blue suede shoes*

11 August 2014

The fifth in a series of blogposts by Tracey Warr responding to Remote Performances

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Remote Performances: Day 6 – Wild Radio

11 August 2014

The last in a series of blogposts by Tracey Warr responding to Remote Performances

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Remote Performances: Day 4 – And then…

8 August 2014

The fourth in a series of blogposts by Tracey Warr responding to Remote Performances

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Remote Performances: Day 3 – Off the Grid Radio

7 August 2014

The third in a series of blogposts by Tracey Warr responding to Remote Performances

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Remote Performances: Day 2 – Soundings

6 August 2014

The second in a series of blogposts by Tracey Warr responding to Remote Performances

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]performance s p a c e [: prAxis –  Call Out for Participants

5 August 2014

Opportunity for artists to incorporate critical theory into their practice and practice into their theory, in order to utilise their body as a political tool for change

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Remote Performances: Day 1 – What is Remoteness?

5 August 2014

The first in a series of blogposts written by Tracey Warr responding to Remote Perfomances

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Remote Performances: Listening Post in the LADA Study Room

5 August 2014

Join us and listen live to ‘Remote Performances’ in the LADA Study Room

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ALAG: A Live Art Gala – 2014

4 August 2014

A fundraiser to celebrate the Live Art Development Agency’s 15th Anniversary and support its artistic programmes

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Performance Art Faction: Call Out for Essay Commission

31 July 2014

]performance s p a c e [ have placed a call out for direct responses in the form of written essays that engage with Performance Art Faction

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15 Minutes With…Bean, Benjamin Sebastian and Jordan McKenzie

31 July 2014

Bean, Benjamin Sebastian and Jordan McKenzie discuss Artist Run Spaces

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LADA at Hackney WickEd 2014

28 July 2014

The Live Art Development Agency will be hosting a pop-up Study Room as part of the exhibition ‘UPSTAIRS @White_Building’

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Support a new publication on Lois Weaver’s performance work

23 July 2014

We are inviting YOU to contribute and to help us produce the best possible record of Lois’s life and work, featuring as many wonderful and often previously unpublished photographs as we can fit in… elegantly!

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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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15 Minutes With…French & Mottershead and Pope & Guthrie

4 June 2014

French & Mottershead and Pope & Guthrie discuss Socially Engaged Practice and Live Art

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