Thinkers In Residence: Maxx Shurley, 2004/2005

As Thinker in Residence Maxx Shurley is working with the Live Art Development Agency to stimulate debate around the meanings of the terms 'Live Art' and 'Cultural Diversity' and researching new curatorial strategies to represent and reflect these issues.

As part of his Thinker in Residence programme, Maxx developed the concept of a project based on Speed Dating which was piloted with a small group of artists in July 2005.

Read his papers The Maxx Experience! and Maxx on Speed Dating! and let him know what you think.

Maxx Shurley is an artist's pseudonym. Under this pseudonym Maxx has been looking at contemporary performance practices and issues of representation.  Using a pseudonym has given the artist the opportunity to voice curatorial issues that they are otherwise unable to as an artist. The pseudonym also protects their identity as an artist.

Other projects in Thinkers In Residence: Maxx Shurley, 2004/2005

exploring identity and multiculturalism in relation to curatorial practices.


Thinkers In Residence: Barby Asante, 2003/2004

exploring the challenges and possibilities of Live Art for artists from culturally diverse backgrounds.

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Thinkers In Residence: Manuel Vason, 2005

exploring the challenges of the photographic documentation and rendition of performance.

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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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Thinkers In Residence: French Mottershead, 2006/2007

exploring the challenges and possibilities of participatory practices.

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Thinker-In-Residence: Claire MacDonald

Focusing on LADA’s local engagement and partnerships

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Research based residencies by UK and international artists and researchers

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The Study Room

A free, open access research facility used by artists, students, curators, academics and other arts professionals

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