Opportunities

LADA offers artistic and professional development opportunities for artists, curators, Higher Education and the Live Art infrastructure.

Current Opportunities

Find out about current and ongoing opportunities with LADA.

DIY 2020: Call for Participants

DIY

Apply to participate in DIY 2020; workshops developed and lead BY artists, FOR artists

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DIY

DIY

Unusual professional development projects conceived and run BY artists FOR artists

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DIY 2020

DIY

A list of the artist development workshops being run as part of DIY 2020.

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Live Art Desk Scheme

LADA’s subsidised ‘desk space’ scheme for six Live Art Producers, curators, researchers and artists

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We recognise that the interdisciplinary practices of Live Art ask for new approaches to artistic and professional development.

Through our flagship DIY programme, project-based commissions, and wide range of research residencies, mentoring and educational opportunities, LADA responds to the evolving needs and expectations of artists, arts workers, and academics at all stages of their careers.

From DIY15: How the Fuck..? lead by Katherine Araniello and Teresa Albor (picture by Alex Eisenberg)

DIY

Unusual professional development projects conceived and run BY artists FOR artists

Ongoing

DIY

DIY

Unusual professional development projects conceived and run BY artists FOR artists

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DIY 2020: Ashleigh Bowmott and Laura Sweeney – Doing, Undoing…and Doing Again

DIY

A 3-day remote retreat for six producers, curators and arts administrators who have had to undo their present and future work due to COVID-19. This DIY is run in partnership with ArtHouse Jersey

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DIY 2020 – Lydia Heath: Public realm as playground: towards a toolkit for earthly survival

DIY

This DIY project uses performance informed by science fiction, magic, ritual and idiocy to explore how our relationship to the public realm has changed and will continue to change because of COVID-19.

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DIY 2020 – Ben Walters: DIY Hope Machines with Doctor Duckie

DIY

Artistic practice as queer civics: a series of online encounters about making better worlds through lived experience, material support, fun, and mutation.

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Ongoing Opportunities

Ongoing

The Writers Gathering

The Writers Gathering is an open group hosted monthly at LADA by Something Other.

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Study Room Residencies

Opportunities for artists, researchers, critics, academics and other curious folk to spend time in the Study Room through self-led research residencies.

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MA Live Art in partnership with Queen Mary University of London

A unique postgraduate course dedicated to the research and practice Live Art

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Live Art Desk Scheme

LADA’s subsidised ‘desk space’ scheme for six Live Art Producers, curators, researchers and artists

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Ongoing

Live Art UK

A national network of organisations engaged with all aspects of the development of Live Art in the UK

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Residencies

Research based residencies by UK and international artists and researchers

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Talks for Higher Education

Bespoke talks for students at all levels

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Links and Resources for Artists

With Artsadmin, we have compiled a series of links and resources for artists, which we think are useful to artists working in Live Art and contemporary performance in the UK. These FAQs, links and lists of organisations and venues are intended as a starting point for your research and project development.

‘Nothing I’ve ever done or will ever do again will compare to these two days. It’s over for me now. This opened me up to what a workshop could be.’
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Banner image credit: From DIY11: 2014 - Dickie Beau's House of Strange Loops (image courtesy of the artist)