It’s Time: how Live Art is taking on the world from the front line to the bottom line

Notes

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).

Editor Live Art UK
Publisher Live Art Development Agency and Wunderbar
ISBN 978-0-9935611-7-7
Reference P3778
Date 2019
Type Publication

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