A collection of case studies from Live Art UK, the publication responds to the recent successes of Live Art and highlights those artists, projects and initiatives which are re-politicising and re-energising our arts spaces, sharing radical works and ideas with a public who are themselves being forced to do more with less.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Pulls together rich elements of music, physical space, visual arts, text and movement; contemplates violence, without relying on sensational anecdote.
Sheds light on a range of practices in the area of contemporary performance in Australia.
Features images from Yang’s personal archive and explores his self-portraiture across photography, performance and documentary.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
Takes the road less travelled to discover Britain's most astonishing and unexpected theatres.
Documents the artist’s two-year (2015-2017) experimental site-specific art project. The project involved Chen’s visits to 168 locations set out as squares on a Google map of Greater London, and used the city as a stage and open space for the execution of Chen’s experiments.
The two live artists engage in a playful, theatre-inspired dialogue (complete with stage directions) in which they discuss their complicated relationships, working within theatre institutions.
Arts professionals respond to questions on the current surge in liveness—live art, one-on-one performance, participatory events, real time live/digital interactivity and resurgent performance art.
British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Representatives of the three venues of the event – ]performance space[, The Yard Theatre, The White Building – and the Live Art Development Agency gather with questions and reflection for an informal public conversation about the potentials of Hackney Wick in the aftermath of the Olympics and towards new and changing futures.
Featuring Bean & Benjamin Sebastian of ]performance space[, Mara Vujic, Keith Khan & Lois Keidan (chair). Part of the Trashing Performance programme – the second year of Performance Matters – 25-29th October 2011.
Explores the spaces of Shunt Events, a theatre collective whose relationship to space is at the centre of their process.