Old Dears

27 and 28 November

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Old Dears is a two day programme on the radical, influential and fiercely feminist practices of an older generation of artists who embody the lived realities of feminist histories and whose work continues to contribute to discourses around gender politics. Old Dears features performances, screenings, and debates with artists including Liz Aggiss, Rocio Boliver, Marcia Farquhar and Anne Bean.

LADA’s programmes Just Like A Woman and Old Dears are part of the 2015 Sacred season at Chelsea Theatre, London, in November 2015 and the culminating events in LADA’s Restock Reflect Rethink Three project (2013-15) on Live Art and Feminism.

The first version of Old Dears was presented at Camden People Theatre’s Calm Down Dear Festival in 2014.

Banner image credit:

Lois Weaver, image by Christa Holka

Part of Restock, Rethink, Reflect Three: on Live Art and Feminism

Marking the impact of performance on feminist histories and contemporary gender politics

Restock, Rethink, Reflect Three: on Live Art and Feminism

Marking the impact of performance on feminist histories and contemporary gender politics

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A Live Art and Feminism Edit-a-thon

A free Wikipedia edit-a-thon on Live Art and Feminism

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A Long Table on Live Art and Feminism

An experimental discussion format led by Lois Weaver on relations between performance and feminism.

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An Evening on Live Art, Feminism and the Archive

Cocktail Seminar and the London launch of ‘re.act.feminism ♯2’

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Editing Ourselves into History: A Live Art and Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

An article related to LADA’s ‘Live Art and Feminism Edit-a-thon’

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Ongoing

I Wasn’t There

A new series of LADA screening programmes drawing on the large holdings of documentation in our Study Room

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Just Like a Woman

A programme for City of Women Festival 2013 on the performance of identity.

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Just Like A Woman: London Edition

Shows, debates, installations and screenings looking at the performance of identity; at Chelsea Theatre, London

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Just Like A Woman: London Edition Programme

Performances, screenings, installations and discussions at Chelsea Theatre looking at the performance of gender

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Just Like A Woman: NYC Edition

Shows, debates, installations & screenings looking at the performance of identity; at Abrons Arts Center, New York

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Just Like A Woman: NYC Edition Programme

Three-day programme of shows, installations, cabarets and discussions looking at the performance of identity

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Ongoing

Live Art, Feminism and the Archive

We are working with Lois Weaver and Ellie Roberts to develop the materials we hold on feminist practices

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Long Table on Feminism Documentation

Documentation from the event facilitated by Lois Weaver

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Long Table on Live Art and Feminism documentation now available

A Long Table on Live Art and Feminism hosted by Lois Weaver

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Old Dears

Performances, screenings and discussions on the influential practices of an older generation of artists

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Old Dears:
 performance, conversation and films about feminism and age

Performance by Liz Aggiss followed by a conversation and screening of seminal works by older women artists

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Ongoing

re.act.feminism

A living archive and exhibition project on feminism and performance art

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