Restock, Rethink, Reflect

Ongoing Project

Restock, Rethink, Reflect is an ongoing series of initiatives for, and about, artists who are engaging with issues of identity politics and cultural diversity in innovative and radical ways, and which aims to map and mark the impact of art to these debates, whilst supporting future generations of artists through specialized professional development, resources, events and publications.

As Live Art is an interdisciplinary and ephemeral area of practice, there are many challenges to its documentation, archiving and contextualization, which can lead to the exclusion of significant artists and approaches from wider cultural discourses and art histories. This is particularly the case for culturally diverse artists, whose experiences and practices are often sidelined within UK’s cultural histories.

Restock, Rethink, Reflect sets out to address these challenges by marking the critical historical contributions of artists, mapping dynamic current practices and looking to the future.

Other projects in Restock, Rethink, Reflect

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

Ongoing

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 One: on Live Art and Race

Specialized professional development, resources, events and publications.

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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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Restock, Rethink, Reflect Two: on Live Art and disability

A range of projects and activities exploring how artists are representing issues of disability in radical ways.

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Banner image credit:

Noëmi Lakmaeir “Undress/Redress”, commissioned as part of Restock, Rethink, Reflect Two: on Live Art and disability. Photograph: Manuel Vason.

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Ongoing

Restock, Rethink, Reflect Five: on Managing The Radical

An ongoing project considering the idea of managing the radical (or radicalising the management).

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LADA at the London Art Book Fair 2013

An annual event which celebrates the best of international contemporary art publishing

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LADA Projects and Programmes 2018

A list of projects hosted and coordinated by LADA

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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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Live Art Development Agency Tenth Anniversary Special Events

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

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Ongoing

Performance Magazine Online

A new online archive of Performance Magazine (1979-1992), plus new resources

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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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M21: From the Medieval to the 21st Century

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

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