All Projects

Remote Performances

Commissioned performances live from Outlandia, a unique artists’ tree-house studio in Glen Nevis.

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Study Boxes at Live Collision Festival, Dublin

A hand picked selection of materials from LADA’s Study Room

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Between Lands: A Sense of Belonging Enquiry – Artist Talk and Screening

Part artist talk, part interactive sound installation and screening event

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Live Art Now

A talk entitled Live Art Now on the UK Live Art scene and the work of LADA

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Joshua Sofaer’s The Many Headed Monster in Madrid

An original and inventive resource created by Joshua Sofaer

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Dialogues: Art, Performance, Film at Rich Mix, January 30 2014

A day long symposium and screening event on dialogues in art

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Ongoing

LADA 15th Anniversary

LADA marks its 15th anniversary in 2014, which we are celebrating with a series of initiatives across the year

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Third Ear Symposium 2013

A day of talks and discussions to consider the culture of the arts in a time of austerity

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A Year of Publications

Join us in celebrating our year of publications

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Performance Dialogues 3: Brian Massumi

The latest filmed dialogue engaging renowned thinkers with questions of performance

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Dangerous Border Crossings

A durational Live Art project referencing holding areas across the world

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LADA at the London Art Book Fair 2013

An annual event which celebrates the best of international contemporary art publishing

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The Live Art Development Agency at Hackney Wicked Festival

A film programme of documentation and performance to camera for Hackney Wicked.

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It Could Only Happen Here: Jim Dahl’s unreal Boat tour

A new live work by Tim Bromage commissioned for the Floating Cinema 2013

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Temporary?

An event on ethics, performance and oil sponsorship

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SPILL Festival of Performance, London

A Showcase of ten of the most innovative, daring and exciting young artists from the UK and Ireland.

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Crossovers

Screenings, talks and a DVD series of artists’ films, documentaries and dialogues, concluding Performance Matters

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SPILL 2012

Presenting the work of exceptional artists from around the globe.

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M21: From the Medieval to the 21st Century

Interventions by leading disabled artists in the birthplace of the Olympic Games.

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Potentials of Performance

The third and final year of Performance Matters, led by the project’s postgraduate researchers.

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Floating Cinema – A Smaller Sound, A Bigger Crowd

A film and performance by Ian Giles telling the story of The Docklands Bell

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Ongoing

Life Lecture

An online resource by Joshua Sofaer for audiences to deliver a lecture to themselves about themselves

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PERFORMANSSI 2011, Turku, Finland

The Agency curates An Audience With…for European Capital of Culture.

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Performing Idea

The first year of Performance Matters with symposia, re-dos, screenings and workshops exploring practice and discourse, event and writing.

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Performance + Cocktails

Duckie invite you to a bourgeois cocktail lounge to sip nine short sharp shots in a taster for live art virgins.

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FRESH AiR

Opportunities for emerging artists and recent graduates in collaboration with Queen Mary, University of London

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Falafel Road Residency

A food based investigation by Oreet Ashery and Larissa Sansour into Palestinian/Israeli cultural collaborations.

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“LOUDER THAN BOMBS” Art, Action & Activism

Seven week-long residencies on cultural social, and political art and activism with Stanley Picker Gallery.

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Performance Matters

A three-year research project bringing together artists and academics to investigate ideas of cultural value.

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Live Art Development Agency Tenth Anniversary Special Events

The Agency celebrated its tenth anniversary through a special series of projects.

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Labour Practices: Ethics of Service and Ideas of Labour in Performance

A panel on the ways artists use ideas of service and labour as creative strategies as part of At Your Service.

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Documenting Live!

A major new publication on the representations of cultural difference in performance.

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ARCO 2008 – Trans:actions

A series of talks and commissioned films exploring Live Art and the Art Market.

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Legacy: Thinker in Residence Awards

Anne Bean and Tim Etchells, recipients of Legacy: Thinker in Residence Awards.

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Prague, Czech Republic, December 2007

Live in Prague- a festival of British Live Art , Performances, discussions, and workshops

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Check In / Check Out

A programme of performances at the Great Eastern Hotel for Live Art UK.

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SPILL Symposium

A two day gathering of influential international artists, producers and commentators.

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Ongoing

LADA Unpacked

Bespoke opportunities for international presenters and artists to engage with Live Art

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VITAL 06: International Chinese Live Art Festival

A major programme of Live Art events curated by Chinese Arts Centre.

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Liverpool Live 06 – a festival of urban apparition

A four day series of interventions, occurrences and happenings for Liverpool Biennial 2006.

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Ongoing

Restock, Rethink, Reflect

An ongoing series of initiatives mapping and marking representations of identity politics in Live Art

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Variety Acts

A programme of Variety related performance marking a new era at the De La Warr Pavilion.

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China Live

Collaboration between Live Art UK, Chinese Arts Centre, LADA and Shu Yang of the DaDao Live Art Festival, Beijing.

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Activations London and Liverpool, October 2004

Launching Live: Art and Performance and The Performance Pack at Tate Modern and Tate Liverpool.

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The Performance Pack

A limited edition artwork, a performance enabler, and an educational resource.

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Live Culture at Tate Modern

Four days of Live Art at Tate Modern.

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You Are Here

Live Art commissions and presentations in collaboration with the Bluecoat for Liverpool Biennial 2002.

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Reading Performance Art From Then Till Now

A debate as part of Whitechapel Gallery’s A Short History of Performance season.

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