Live Art Development Agency Tenth Anniversary Special Events

The Live Art Development Agency was founded in 1999 to support the proliferation of Live Art practices and critical discourses in the UK and internationally.

Over its first ten years the Agency responded to the exciting, innovative and diverse nature of Live Art, by developing an extensive portfolio of resources, professional development initiatives and projects.

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

Ten commissions of ‘anniversary presents’ especially created for sale on Unbound, ranging from mass produced, cheap and cheerful merchandise, to limited edition artworks by:
• Franko B
• Anne Bean
• Richard Dedomenici
• Yara El-Sherbini
• Tim Etchells
• Marcia Farquhar
• Hayley Newman
• Harminder Singh Judge
• Joshua Sofaer
• Manuel Vason
Read more about the 'anniversary presents' here.

Ten commissions of short films about and around Live Art posted online throughout 2009 by:
• Oreet Ashery
• Blast Theory
• George Chakravarthi
• Curious
• Robin Deacon
• FrenchMottershead
• Susannah Hewlett
• Stacy Makishi
• motiroti
• Aaron Williamson

View the films here.

Legacy: Thinker in Residence Awards
Legacy is a collaboration with Tate Research to acknowledge artists who have made a lifelong contribution to Live Art, to celebrate achievements in the field, and to further the potential of performance archives. Following a national nomination process, Legacy Awards were made to Tim Etchells and Anne Bean to consider ideas around the archiving and legacy of their influential performance based practices.

Read more about Legacy: Thinker in Residence Awards here.

East End Collaborations 2009
A special edition of EEC to mark ten years of the annual open submissions performance platform for young London based artists. A collaboration with Queen Mary, University of London.

Find out more about EEC here.

Other projects in Live Art Development Agency Tenth Anniversary Special Events

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

Tenth Anniversary Presents

The Agency celebrates its tenth anniversary, including ten commissions of ‘anniversary presents’.

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Tenth Anniversary Short Films

A special series of projects including ten short film commissions for the Agency’s tenth anniversary.

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Also

British Festival of Visual Theatre 1999

Stacy Makishi’s Suicide For Beginners (a work in development).

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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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PERFORMANSSI 2011, Turku, Finland

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

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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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Study Boxes at Live Collision Festival, Dublin

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

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Live Culture at Tate Modern

Four days of Live Art at Tate Modern.

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Crossovers

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

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