Opportunities > 2020

DIY: Evan Ifekoya – Abundant Justice (Money Talks)

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“… Money talks, Dirty cash I want you, dirty cash I need you, oho”

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DIY 2021: Harun Morrison & Ofelia Jarl Ortega – Forest as Score

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“We will each immerse ourselves in a nearby forest and co-generate shared experiences through a series of synchronous somatic exercises and collective reading online. These activities will be the departure point for writing ghost stories and erotica.”

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DIY 2020: Fabiola Santana – Mothers, Grandmothers, and Their (post) colonial Children

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Autobiographical sessions for postcolonial diaspora. Bodies as places of legacy; voice as ancestral calling; sharing stories; rituals; being vulnerable together.

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DIY 2020: Giorgia Ohanesian Nardin & Jamila Johnson-Small/SERAFINE1369 – A VAST AND INCIDENTAL KIND OF HOLDING

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Conversations on expanded multi-dimensional ideas of anatomy, divination, geography and language, seeking to bring transformational movement to ideas of trauma and healing as they are shaped by oppressive systems and given form in our bodies

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DIY 2020: Tim Etchells and Vlatka Horvat – A Way Away: Correspondence Course

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A Way Away uses the mode of correspondence course to explore ideas around distance – spatial and temporal, physical and social, imagined and real.

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DIY 2020: Oriana Fox and Teresa Albor – The Art of the Headfuck: I learned it from Katherine

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A workshop aimed at fans and future fans of the late great Katherine Araniello, a queer, crip, red-headed firebrand whose work lives on to disturb and tantalize in equal measure.

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DIY 2020: Raju Rage – Politics of Intimacy in Practice

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An online residency queerying ‘The politics of Intimacy’ within our bodies and lives as well as in our creative practice/s

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DIY 2020 – Charlie Ashwell: Restless Study

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Restless Study will be a space for people to study which privileges restlessness and distraction over focus and concentration. We will generate, manipulate and circulate objects of study, including text, conversation, image, action, movement, and beyond. We will throw off the shackles of goal-oriented education to reclaim study as a vital, liberatory mode of being in dialogue with others!

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DIY 2020: Leonie Rousham and Ishwari Bhalerao – Alternative Mapping of Time and Landscape

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Leonie and Ishwari will be working to explore alternative processes of mapping time and landscape, moving away from ideas of linearity and colonial legacies of demarcation. Focussing on process rather than production, they will do this using plant-based darkroom printing, fermentation and chorus interventions.

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DIY 2020: Rachel Gomme – Resourcing in the Ruins

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A workshop for artists who lost projects in 2020, sharing what we have lost, learned and gained, creating mourning rituals and (re)discovering our individual and collective resources.

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DIY 2020: Nwando Ebizie – Lucid Kink

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An intimate online pleasure LAB for disabled queers exploring Kink as an artistic tool for self-care.

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DIY 2020: Chris Bailkoski and Lizz Brady – Pins & Needles

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Interested in using Live Art to create lo-fi short films exploring mental health and queer culture?

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DIY 2020: Louise Orwin – Brave New Worlds: Building the Live Art Community Discord Server

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Make like teenagers and build the Discord fanfiction version of Live Art from your bedroom, under the mentorship of real-life Discord experts (teenagers).

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DIY 2020/21

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

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DIY 2020: Gordon Douglas – That’s Governance!

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That’s Governance! invites participants to interrogate conditions of governance, and propose, through roleplay, a non-human candidate for Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW)’s Board of Trustees.

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DIY 2020: Andy Field & Christopher Brett Bailey – Scaredy Cats

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We are interested in the things that make us afraid and in the complex relationship that people have with fear. We intend to bring a group of artists together to create a performance whose only purpose is to be frightening.  

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DIY 2020: José García Oliva – White Vinegar

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White Vinegar Workshop revolves around the quote from leading New York artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles “After the revolution, who’s going to pick up the garbage on Monday morning?”.

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DIY 2020 – Gillie Kleiman: Fat Performance

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A six-week collectively-generated course on and in Fat Performance for fat people.

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DIY 2020/21: Call for Participants

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

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

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

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

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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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Once More With Feeling: call for proposals

We are seeking proposals for online performance re-enactments or instruction pieces that can be done within the environment/s you are in during lockdown.

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LADA’s Online Summer Fete: call for proposals – Cancelled

We are seeking proposals from artists to hold stalls offering art, experiences, gifts and ideas as part of our online Summer Fete.

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With For About 2020

CALL OUT for folx that are thinking & making the future from anywhere in the world.

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Call for proposals: Two online, home-based collaborative residencies

In the first of a series of commissions we will be offering over the coming weeks, we are interested in exploring collaborative online residencies.

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DIY: 2020 – Call for Proposals

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

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Open Call: performistanbul

LADA is collaborating with Performistanbul on an artistic development programme offering a female identifying performance artist a funded project development workshop and residency.

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The Live Art Almanac Volume 6: Call for Submissions

We are seeking recommendations for material to include in the Live Art Almanac Volume 6, to be published by the Live Art Development Agency in 2020.

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Research residencies for Swiss and Swiss-based artists

Call for artists based in Switzerland to undertake funded research residencies at LADA.

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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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Open Call: Future Proofing bursary

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

Live Art Desk Scheme – Call For Proposals

LADA is delighted to offer new places on our subsidised project/desk/research space.

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The Katherine Araniello Bursary Awards

Two awards of £5,000 each for unapologetically radical and politicised artists who work in Live Art and identify as disabled people.

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DIY: 2020 – FAQs

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A list of frequently asked questions covering all aspects of the DIY application process

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