Live Art on the page, the stage and the screen

In 2019, LADA is marking its 20th Anniversary and we are celebrating with a series of initiatives throughout the year including a publication, Agency, A Partial History of Live Art (edited by Theron Schmidt and co-published with Intellect Books); a series of 20 limited edition artworks Tiny Live Art (Development Agency) by Robert Daniels, both of which will be launched with an event on 6 March; a radio series on Live Art histories and futures for Resonance FM; a box set of 20 postcards representing key LADA projects and initiatives; and a series of free events here at our home at The Garrett Centre – Live Art on the page, the stage and the screen.

Live Art on the page, the stage and the screen will include As Seen on TV (April), an evening screening clips from TV programmes which inadvertently or otherwise feature artists better known from the worlds of performance art and Live Art; Readings from the Pulpit, an evening with artists’ readings of significant Live Art writings held in LADA’s Study Room (June); and Pop Goes Live Art – Icons on Icons (October), an evening in which some of LADA’s icons talk about their own icons from popular culture.

Part of LADA 20th Anniversary 2019

LADA marks its 20th anniversary in 2019 and will be celebrating with a series of initiatives throughout the year

LADA 20th Anniversary 2019

LADA marks its 20th anniversary in 2019 and will be celebrating with a series of initiatives throughout the year

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20 x 20: Artists reflect on 20 years of Live Art, Resonance radio series

A new radio series for Resonance FM, taking place across LADA’s 20th anniversary year

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Also

You Are Here

Live Art commissions and presentations in collaboration with the Bluecoat for Liverpool Biennial 2002.

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East End Collaborations

A range of support structures for graduates and emerging artists working with Live Art.

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Ongoing

Restock, Rethink, Reflect

An ongoing series of initiatives mapping and marking representations of identity politics in Live Art

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Exposures

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

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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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M21: From the Medieval to the 21st Century

Interventions by leading disabled artists in the birthplace of the Olympic Games.

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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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