Live Art and the Displaced

Ongoing Project

LADA works on initiatives relating to Live Art and the displaced, including curatorial projects, programming partnerships with other organisations, publications, opportunities and resources. The following summary includes links to more information on each initiative.

Restock, Rethink, Reflect Four: on Live Art and Privilege
Elena Marchevska undertook a residency, in collaboration with Counterpoints Arts, exploring Live Art practices and methodologies in relation to the displaced.

Study Room Guide & Toolkit
Free print and online resources by Elena Marchevska: a Study Room Guide looking at a range of projects and resources and a Toolkit for itinerant artists, for those on the move, for those who are still and for those who can’t travel.

Diverse Actions Leadership Bursary recipient: Joon Lynn Goh
Exploring the potential of experimental citizenship, inspired by migrant-led initiatives that are claiming and performing rights, relationships and resources that disavow victimhood and charity.

Performing Borders
A free Study Room Guide on physical and conceptual borders within Live Art, created and devised by Alessandra Cianetti.

The Library of Performing Rights
A collection of resources and related events programme, examining the intersections between performance and Human Rights; including Call for Proposals for artist commission.

DIY artists’ workshops
LADA’s annual UK-wide professional development programme includes initiatives addressing issues relating to the displaced.

dis/placed
A week-long progamme of events in response to global demographic shifts and unprecedented levels of human displacement, with Counterpoints Arts.

Live Art UK
Many of the organisational members of the Live Art UK network develop and support Live Art by, for, and with displaced artists and audiences.

Unbound
LADA’s Unbound shop includes a selection of titles relating to Live Art and displacement.

 

Other organisations working in these areas include but are not limited to Counterpoints Arts and Sacred: Homelands Festival.

Banner image credit:

Photograph: ‘Nowhere is Home’ by Manaf Halbouni, 2015

Part of Restock, Rethink, Reflect Four: on Live Art and Privilege

A project focusing on issues of Live Art and privilege

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Restock, Rethink, Reflect Four: on Live Art and Privilege

A project focusing on issues of Live Art and privilege

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Live Art and Children

A collection of initiatives and resources for working with young people

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Live Art and Older Individuals and Communities

A collection of initiatives and resources for working with older individuals and communities

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Restock, Rethink, Reflect Four – Study Room Guides and Toolkits

Study Room Guides and Toolkits generated from the four research residencies of RRR4: on Live Art and privilege

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Also

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Life Lecture

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

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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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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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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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Exposures

A book of collaborative photographs of the body in performance by Manuel Vason.

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LADA Projects and Programmes 2018

A list of projects hosted and coordinated by LADA

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LADA at Hackney WickEd 2014

a pop-up Study Room as part of the Hackney Wicked Art Festival

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LADA Unpacked

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

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