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.

Women Working Class (WWC)

An open call to participate in a bi-monthly Working Group and series of gatherings led by Fox Irving. Deadline for proposals is 20 December 2019.

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Future Proofing

A call for proposals for a bursary of £2,000 to an artist aged under 25 to imagine the future they’d like to see. Deadline Friday 7 February 2020.

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Ongoing

DIY

DIY

Unusual professional development projects conceived and run BY artists FOR artists

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Ongoing

Information, Advice and Research

Information and advice on practical and conceptual issues related to Live Art

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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: 2019

DIY

Professional development projects – BY artists FOR artists – across the UK.

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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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Ongoing

The Katherine Araniello Bursary Award

A Bursary Award for an unapologetically radical and politicised artist who works in Live Art and identifies as a disabled person

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Ongoing

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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Ongoing

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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Ongoing

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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Ongoing

Residencies

Research based residencies by UK and international artists and researchers

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Ongoing

DIY

DIY

Unusual professional development projects conceived and run BY artists FOR artists

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Ongoing

Information, Advice and Research

Information and advice on practical and conceptual issues related to Live Art

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Ongoing

Talks for Higher Education

Bespoke talks for students at all levels

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‘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)