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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to help us produce the best possible record of Lois’s life and work, featuring as many wonderful and often previously unpublished photographs as we can fit in… elegantly!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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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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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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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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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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What is LADA Publishing?

19 March 2014

Want to know more about how LADA publishing works?

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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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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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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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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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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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