Extend the life of temporary/one-off/site-specific/context-specific/ephemeral live art works and explore alternatives to touring.
Detour is a search for ways of extending the life of temporary/one-off/site-specific/context-specific/ephemeral live art works and exploring alternatives to touring. Participating artists will stretch possibilities of live art works through exploration of franchising, limited editions, uses of documentation, reaching new audiences, interweaving various art forms – and more!
Detour is not simply looking for preservation of the work but for extending the life of the work beyond the ephemerality of performance itself and touches on problem of ‘sustainability’ of live art practice.
Dates, times and location(s):
Saturday 4 September, 11-6pm
Live Art Development Agency, Study Room
Rochelle School, Arnold Circus, London E2 7ES
Sunday 5 September, 11-6pm
London School of Capoeira Herança / Units 1 & 2 Leeds Place, Tollington Park, London N4 3R
If you are interested in ‘detouring’ one of your works send:
* A short expression of interest: why you want to be involved and a short description of your work that you wish to take on detour (up to 1 sheet A4).
* Up to 5 images/URLS of previous work
* CV (up to 2 sheets of A4)
Send to: [email protected] by Friday 16 July 2010 and please put “DIY 7” in the subject line.
Please note that Detour is open to live art practitioners with at least 3 years professional practice.
Ania Bas is a collaborative artist and developer of art projects. Ania’s practice is process-based and explores themes of communication, community, instability and repetitiveness of everyday life. Ania often invites non-artists and artists to take part in creative processes that lead to creation of the work. Final outcomes are usually very temporary in their nature. Ania uses various media that suit best the context and process of the work: photography, site-specific performances, mobile phones, text, body, temporary art in public spaces, walking, sitting and talking. www.aniabas.com
This project was a response to the DIY 7 Call for Proposals.
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