LADA works on initiatives relating to Live Art and children, including curatorial projects, programming partnerships, publications, opportunities and resources. The following summary includes links to more information on each initiative.
A transgenerational team of six children and six adult artists share their practices, experiences and concepts of destruction in Tate Exchange, London. A collaboration with Sibylle Peters of Theatre of Research (Germany) and Tate Families & Early Years.
An artwork by Sibylle Peters, exploring the potential of Live Art to bridge generations in the form of a game that adults and kids play together. Buy a copy of the game on Unbound or look out for public Play-Ins around the UK and internationally. The PLAYING UP project website includes writing on Live Art and kids by Mary Paterson and other resources.
Sibylle Peters undertook a residency exploring Live Art practices and methodologies in relation to intergenerational practices, especially with children/young people, including the public event My Very First Piece of Live Art.
Free print and online resources by Sibylle Peters: a Study Room Guide looking at a range of projects and resources, and a Toolkit that proposes various methodologies on how to conduct research projects with kids.
With a focus on Young People, Gender & Live Art, Hester researches the existing access points to Live Art for young people and how access might be improved and extended; includes blog entries by Hester on their research.
Many of the organisational members of the Live Art UK network develop and support Live Art by, for, and with kids.
A resource for teachers and students on Live Art and Performance, 2009-10.
Resources on work for and by children are available through LADA’s Unbound shop.
Listen to Bootworks Theatre Talkshop Podcast, interviews with children’s performance makers including Sibylle Peters.
Banner image credit:
PLAYING UP, Credit Seraphina Neville
A project focusing on issues of Live Art and privilege
A project focusing on issues of Live Art and privilegeRead more
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