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

VITAL 06: International Chinese Live Art Festival

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

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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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Library of Performing Rights

The Library of Performing Rights is available as a place of action, a place of knowledge exchange, a repository of experience, and a context that others can use to support and advance their own work both at LADA and elsewhere.

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PERFORMANSSI 2011, Turku, Finland

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

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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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Falafel Road Residency

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

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Documenting Live!

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

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Critical Practice 6

A debate organised by Total Theatre.

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