Chelsea programme notes:At Art College Chris Dobrowolski discovered that art could theoretically be anything. He made a boat from driftwood and tried to escape…he failed. This led to a series of vehicles from recycled materials all with a deliberate “knocked up in my garden shed” feel about them.In his continuing attempt to escape the art world he has been to the Antarctic with the British Antarctic Survey. His performance lecture will concentrate on his efforts to relate to this blank canvas and his attempt to justify his existence there, whilst everyone around him tries to save the planet.
A trilogy of hybrid art films of collaborative performances in epic locations around the world. Included the three films (Performances at the End of the World, Performances at the Holy Centre, Performances at the Core of the Looking-Glass) and a text about the project.
Publication made as part of a choreographic work investigating the relationship between theoretical, aesthetic and performing aspects of an artistic work. Includes two essays: ÆØÅ and Pointing back.
Brought together 75 UK based artists onto the Birmingham Hippodrome stage in a snapshot of the performing arts in 2016. Over the course of a single day they learnt and recreated the opening audition scene from the 1985 film 'A Chorus Line'.
Part of LADA Screens 12. The film was available online 9 - 22 June 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel. Includes two version of the video, in two different resolutions.
Programme for the evening of green, monstrous, post-human drag performance.
In the summer of 2006, the two artists travelled across the Pennine Way creating a choreographic pathway – a shared journey and celebration of walking as dance and dancer as traveller.
A portfolio of Artsadmin projects and performances. Includes postcards with technical, touring and artistic details.
Part of “Negación y Utopía” (“Nagation and Utopia”), the first National Festival of Performance of Mexico, 6-29 November 2013, a platform showcasing work on Mexican identity and multicultural hybrids. This documentation includes recordings of the performance, exerpts, and interviews with the artist. Spanish language.
Copy of a manuscript taken from a 2010 PhD in the Department of Visual Culture at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin.
This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Video recordings of two performances presented as part an extensive programme curated by Lois Keidan and Aaron Wright (Live Art Development Agency) entitled “Just Like A Woman”, composed of lectures, performances, readings, installations, screenings, workshops and debates on performance of identity, is fully dedicated to the impact of performance on feminist histories and the contribution of artists to discourses around contemporary gender politics. From the 19th edition of the City of Women (Mesto žensk) festival – 2-13 October 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia – entitled “Let’s create a place for ourselves” on public space and politics.
For over 20 years Marina Abramović has collected materials from film, dance, theatre, music, rituals and performance. For her lecture at Live Culture she wound through a personal visual archive of performance related materials focused around the performing body, its mental and physical limits.This documentation has since been presented with the permission of the artist as part of the Performance Matters, Performing Idea, Performance Lecture Archive; an interactive video archive housed at the Whitechapel Gallery between 2-9 October 2010. The archive looked at examples of the performance lecture as a form of artistic and critical expression and its potential to address a broad range of cultural issues and philosophical ideas.
Part of Sacred, a season of contemporary performance at the Chelsea Theatre, London, 19 October 2012 – 1 February 2013. No. 7 of 10. For the complete series see Ref. D2069-D2078.
Part of Sacred, a season of contemporary performance at the Chelsea Theatre, London, 19 October 2012 – 1 February 2013. No. 6 of 10. For the complete series see Ref. D2069-D2078. This piece was performed at the Battersea Arts Centre, London.