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DIY Artists on video

3 June 2014

DIY artists talk about their experiences on video. A short (3 mins) and an extended (15 mins) version are available for your viewing pleasure.

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Panel Discussion: A Curator’s Guide to Live Art

2 June 2014

An event considering the increasing presence of ephemeral, itinerant Live Art practices within museums, galleries, biennials and art fairs

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Extravagant Bodies: Extravagant Age

28 May 2014

Presentation of materials from the ‘Extravagant Age’ exhibition in Zagreb (2013) and Belgrade (2014) plus the book launch for the ‘Extravagant Age’ catalogue hosted by Olga Majcen

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In memory of Monica Ross

22 May 2014

An anniversary recitation of The United Nations Declaration of Human Rights

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15 Minutes With…Stacy Makishi and Joshua Sofaer

16 April 2014

Stacy Makishi and Joshua Sofaer discuss Professional Development and Live Art

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Katherine Araniello’s Dinner Party

15 April 2014

A selection of essays written about Katherine Araniello’s 2011 performance ‘The Dinner Party’

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re.act.feminism #2 – a performing archive book launch 9 June – save the date

9 April 2014

The re.act.feminism #2 – a performing archive London book launch will be 6pm on Monday 9 June 2014

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Study Boxes at Live Collision Festival, Dublin

9 April 2014

A hand picked selection of materials from LADA’s Study Room will be available to view throughout the Live Collision Festival

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Joshua Sofaer’s The Many Headed Monster in Madrid

9 April 2014

‘The Many Headed Monster’ features in an exhibition on performance at the Artea Archive in Matadero Madrid

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Arts and Ethical Fundraising Policies

9 April 2014

A new article by Platform on the relationship between Arts and Ethical Funding

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Public Art Now: Thinking Beyond Measure

9 April 2014

A day workshop introducing a ground-breaking new approach to research and evaluation in the arts

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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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Between Lands: A Sense of Belonging Enquiry – Artist Talk and Screening

4 April 2014

A special multi-media presentation from artists Zierle & Carter’s exploring their recent project ‘Between Lands: A Sense of Belonging Enquiry’

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Live Art Now

25 March 2014

A talk by Aaron Wright on the UK Live Art scene and the work of LADA at Grace Exhibition Space on Friday April 4th (8pm)

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Timeline of Performance Art in Ireland

19 March 2014

Áine Phillips is inviting members of the public to help create a timeline of Performance Art in Ireland

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What is LADA Publishing?

19 March 2014

Want to know more about how LADA publishing works?

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15 Minutes With…#3 Dickie Beau and Gavin Butt on Research

18 March 2014

Dickie Beau and Gavin Butt discuss the relationship between research and Live Art

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LADA Anthologies

10 March 2014

themed collections of performance documentation and works for camera that the Agency has been invited to curate for public programmes in the UK and internationally

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A Live Art and Feminism Edit-a-thon

10 March 2014

Join LADA and our Restock Rethink Reflect Three collaborator Lois Weaver for a free Wikipedia edit-a-thon on Live Art and Feminism

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Long Table on Live Art and Feminism with Lois Weaver

10 March 2014

A second Long Table to continue the conversation about feminism and performance

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15th Anniversary print: Zierle & Carter, Under Cover

7 March 2014

Zierle & Carter explore their fascination for the unknown, for otherness, the surreal and humour

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15 Minutes With… – #2 Maddy Costa and Mary Paterson on Critical Writing

27 February 2014

Maddy Costa and Mary Paterson discuss the relationship between critical writing and Live Art.

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Access All Areas: Live Art and Disability (NYC edition)

17 February 2014

A free, all day event reflecting the radical approaches to representations of disability by contemporary performance artists, particularly in the UK

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LiveElse[W]here – call for proposals

17 February 2014

Two Residencies available for Live Art / Performance artists, partnerships or collectives based on housing estates in Walthamstow

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“15 Minutes With…”

28 January 2014

A series of short dialogues with some of the exceptional artists and thinkers that LADA has had the pleasure of working with over the last 15 years

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I Wasn’t There

16 January 2014

A new programme of fortnightly screenings of rarely seen documentation, curated by LADA

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Long Table on Feminism Documentation

16 January 2014

Documentation from the event including audio and images.

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Mel Brimfield’s This is Performance Art: Parts One and Two at Camden Arts centre, 22 January 2014

16 December 2013

The first ever double-bill screening of the first two parts of Mel Brimfield’s critically acclaimed multi-part fictional television documentary series. A free event.

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Dialogues: Art, Performance, Film at Rich Mix, January 30 2014

16 December 2013

Day long symposium and screening event on dialogues in art, performance and film.

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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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Unbound Stall and The Gluts at the LUX/OTO Christmas Fair

3 December 2013

Unbound Stall with The Gluts performing songs from their recently released The Gluts: Complete Works DVD

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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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Live Art Development Agency website award nomination

25 November 2013

We are pleased to announce that the Live Art Development Agency’s new website has been nominated for a CSS Design Award

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Study Room Guide: On Falling

20 November 2013

A compilation of material from the Study Room Gathering Live Art and Falling hosted by Amy Sharrocks in November 2012.

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Double Exposures interviews now online

12 November 2013

Collection of artist interviews conducted by Manuel Vason for the upcoming publication Double Exposures.

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Access All Areas publication review

7 November 2013

In response to a competition run by a-n’s Interface platform for critical writing, Mik Scarlet has written a wonderful review of the LADA publication Access All Areas – Live Art and Disability.

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This Is Not a Dream ‘live’ screening

1 November 2013

London screening of ‘This Is Not a Dream’ accompanied live on stage by acclaimed drag fabulist Dickie Beau

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Dangerous Border Crossings

24 October 2013

Illustrated presentation by LADA looking at some of the key artists and actions from the last decade, including Oreet Ashery, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Tania El Khoury, Rocio Boliver and Stacy Makishi.

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Third Ear Symposium 2013

22 October 2013

Third Ear Symposium – Don’t Panic! Arts in Austerity. Friday, 6 December 2013 Southbank Centre, London

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A Year of Publications

17 October 2013

An event to celebrate the fourteen books and DVDs the Agency has published or co-published in 2013, with presentations and screenings.

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Look At The E(s)tate We’re In – Review

7 October 2013

Review of Jordan McKenzie’s DIY 10 on INTERFACE, a-n’s platform for critical writing.

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