LADA works on its own curatorial projects, on programming partnerships with other organisations, and curates screening programmes for a range of events and festivals.
Please contact LADA if you would like to discuss a programme partnership or hosting a screening programme.
LADA’s curatorial projects vary in scale and theme and are approached as strategic interventions to raise the profile of Live Art within a diversity of contexts and its role in exploring a range of political, social and cultural issues.
KAPUTT: The Academy of Destruction
A collaboration between LADA, Sibylle Peters and Tate Families & Early Years, a transgenerational team of six children and six adults looking at destruction in Tate Exchange.
Restock Rethink Reflect Four: On Live Art and Privilege
RRR is an ongoing series mapping underrepresented artists, practices and histories.
Performance Magazine Online
A new online archive of Performance Magazine (1979-1992), plus new resources.
LADA’s programme partnerships vary in scale and theme and are approached as opportunities to develop new contexts, discourses, and audiences for Live Art.
Collaborative Arts Partnership Programme
A transnational partnership on collaborative arts, including workshops, residencies and commissions.
ABsence: Awkward Bastards 2
A symposium bringing together artists, activists, thinkers, and producers to rethink ideas around diversity.
A series of Live Art Residencies in Wellcome Collection’s Reading Room
A programme of events exploring the significance of blood in performance.
An evening of performances, screenings and talks considering the legacies of artists who have recently died, Ian Hinchliffe, Rose Finn-Kelcey, Lol Coxhill and Roger Ely.
Extravagant Bodies: Crime and Punishment
The fourth iteration of international arts festival curated by Kontejner, Croatia
LADA curates screening programmes for a range of events and festivals in the UK and internationally. Drawing on materials from LADA’s Study Room, screening programmes are developed in dialogue with project partners and are either themed around specific issues, such as the performance of gender (Girls on Film), pain and performance (Ouch), the body in performance (Bodily Functions), or focus on Live Art histories and representations of the diversity of Live Art practices and approaches in the UK (Live Art &…).
Bodies Beyond Borders: Dangerous Border Crossings
Short screening programme addressing issues of borders/border crossings. (With thanks to Guillermo Gómez-Peña)
In Between Time 2017: Live Art &…
Short films, video documentation and images reflecting recent histories of Live Art in the UK.
Aksioma Gallery, Ljubliana
‘Ouch’: documentation and artists’ films looking at pain and performance.
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Live Art &…: Rita Marcalo and Manuel Vason, Double Exposures, Leeds, 2013
A new live work by Tim Bromage commissioned for the Floating Cinema 2013Read more
Documentation, context and information about a project by Theatre of Research & LADA for Manchester International Festival 2019considering intergenerational, interspecies relations.Read more