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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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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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Call Out: Join Nando Messias’ table for ‘The Pink Supper’

Nando Messias is seeking twelve participants, who identify as being ‘in exile’, to join him in his new performance work.

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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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Call for Proposals: The Adrian Howells Award for Intimate Performance 2019-2020

The Adrian Howells Award for Intimate Performance is an opportunity for a UK artist to develop and present an early staging of a new performance-based project in Glasgow and London.

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Open Call: LADA Festive Fair 2019

Open call to run a stall at LADA’s second annual Festive Fair

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Take part in Animals of Manchester (Including Humanz) at MIF19

We’re looking for Manchester based human and non-human animal participants to help us create this amazing temporary city

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Open Call – Southeast Asia Performance Collection Research Commission

To support an individual/or team of two to examine, interrogate and respond to the archival materials

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Call for Proposals: for consultant to undertake a major Live Art Sector Review

Seeking proposals from freelance consultants, to deliver an important piece of research into the UK’s Live Art sector

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Call for proposals: Readings from the Pulpit

We are seeking proposals from artists, writers, educators, and other curious folk who would like to read out 5 minute extracts of books from the Study Room.

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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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Individual Giving – Call for Freelance Consultant – Open Call Closed

To support and coordinate a range of fundraising and promotional initiatives, March – July 2019

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Call for Proposals: The Arthole Artist’s Award 2019/20 – Open Call Closed

An opportunity to undertake a self determined year-long research and artistic development programme

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Call for Proposals: Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries 2019/20

Two Leadership Bursaries of £10,000 each for artists and/or arts workers of colour

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performingborders | LIVE 2019 –  Open call for proposals

Open call for proposals for 2 digital conversations on Live Art and borders

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The Garrett Centre Commission, Call for Proposals 2019

Invitation to respond to the physical, cultural and social context of LADA’s new base in Bethnal Green

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The Library of Performing Rights, Call for Proposals 2019

Call for proposals for a new commissioned performance based work responding to The Library of Performing Rights

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Diverse Actions Publication: Call for Proposals

A call out for proposals for a publication reflecting on the landscape of diversity within Live Art

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New PhD scholarship on Other Histories of Live Art: Resistant Subjects and Unwritten Acts

Call for applications for new PhD scholarship in partnership with LADA and the University of Roehampton

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Edge of an Era: Archive –  Open Call for proposals

Call for proposals for new works responding to a specific series of seminal performance events from the 1980’s

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LADA Festive Fair: Art, gifts, tasty things

Call for proposals to run Festive Fair stalls

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LADA Screens: Open Call 2018

LADA is inviting two proposals for existing videos or films to be part of our LADA Screens programme

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Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries recipients 2018/19

Victoria Sin and Zinzi Minott awarded the 2018/19 Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries

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The Live Art Almanac Volume 5: Call for Submissions

We are seeking recommendations for material to include in the Live Art Almanac Volume 5

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Call for Proposals: Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries 2018/19

Two Leadership Bursaries of £10,000 each for artists and/or arts workers of colour

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Call for Proposals: The Adrian Howells Award for Intimate Performance 2017-18

Celebrating the intimate work that the Adrian pioneered and excelled at

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The Library of Performing Rights, Call for Proposals

Call for proposals for a new commissioned performance based work responding to The Library of Performing Rights

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The Garrett Centre Commission, Call for Proposals

Inviting proposals from artists for a new project that will respond to the physical, cultural and social context of LADA’s new base in Mansford Street, East London.

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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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Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries recipients 2017/18 – Open Call Closed

Joon Lynn Goh and Season Butler awarded LADA’s 2017/18 Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries

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Call for Proposals: Diverse Actions Leadership Bursaries 2017/18 – Open Call Closed

LADA’s two Leadership Bursaries for artists and/or arts workers from culturally diverse backgrounds

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Marcia Farquhar’s Arthole Artist’s Award: 2016/18 activities

This webpage gathers updates from Marcia Farquhar’s 2016/18 award year

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Invitation for contributions to Elena Marchevska’s Study Room Guide on Displacement

Inviting artists to think about the ‘state of displacement’ that we are experiencing globally and to share

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Call for Proposals: Radical Practices at ABsence: Awkward Bastards 2

Proposals are invited to present 5 minute provocations for Radical Practices

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Call for Proposals: The Adrian Howells Award for Intimate Performance

An award celebrating the one to one and intimate work that Adrian Howells pioneered and exceed at

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Arthole Artist’s Award announced

LADA is delighted to announce that the recipient of the first ever Arthole Artist’s Award is Marcia Farquhar

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Call for Proposals: The Arthole Artist’s Award

LADA’s new Arthole Artist’s Award will support a groundbreaking and inspirational UK-based artist working in Live Art to undertake a self determined year-long research and artistic development programme.

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Study Room Ambassadors: Call for Proposals

LADA invites proposals for Study Room Ambassadors to help enhance Study Room access and development

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Call for submissions: dis/placed

Invitation to submit work for a one week multi-media exhibition

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Double Your Money: A call for proposals from artists

LADA welcomes proposals for an unusual and/or provocative artist-led fundraising initiative

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PhD Scholarship at the University of Roehampton

University of Roehampton are currently inviting applications for a PhD scholarship

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]performance s p a c e [: prAxis –  Call Out for Participants

A 9 month project of research labs, performances, talks, residencies & exhibitions

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Performance Art Faction: Call Out for Essay Commission

PAF explores the intersections of contemporary performance art, politics & society

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