Part of Live Art Development Agency Joining the Dots National Platform Documentation Initiative 2006-2007
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In 2014 Project O (Alexandrina Hemsley and Jamila Johnson-Small) began working with Charlotte Cooper and Kay Hyatt on a show called SWAGGA. The work is rooted in dance and draws on other performance traditions, including a live soundtrack by Trash Kit and original compositions by Verity Susman. This collaboration was remarkable because it featured untrained dancers with the kinds of political bodies – fat, queer, older – that are rarely treated as creative, expressive or worthy choreographic subjects. Over two years SWAGGA was refined and performed for audiences around the country. Katarzyna Perlak documented the process and in 2016 created SWAGGA: A Study On Camera, a creative response to the live performance. The result is an extravaganza of mess, antisocial emotions and intersectional feminist sensibility.
SWAGGA: A Study On Camera was first screened by the Live Art Development Agency in 2018 as part of the LADA Screens programme, a series of online screenings of seminal performance documentation, works to camera, short videos, films and archival footage.
Documentation of the performance lecture by Swiss based Brazilian artist about their most recent work Trinta y Dois Igual a 5.
Video documentation of the book launch, as part of LADA Screens. Includes 4 videos.
Audio of the artist in discussion with Jospeh Morgan Scholfield. Event held on 13 February 2020.
Manning extends her previous inquiries into the politics of movement to the concept of the minor gesture.
One of the contemporary art world’s most acclaimed mixed-media & performance artists, is the subject of this smart, sassy documentary that showcases her spectacle-rich approach to explorations of gender, racial identity, and sexuality. Bonus features include two deleted scenes.
Documentation of the event considering questions of archives and legacies through the art and lives of four extraordinary and influential artists who have died in recent years – Ian Hinchliffe, Rose Finn-Kelcey, Lol Coxhill and Roger Ely.
Documentation from the 672 Hour Live Process Performance in Istanbul, 2018. Includes the poster, individual videos of performances, and a document with details on all performances.
Documenting words and stories found as part of a treasure trail through Bethnal Green’s gardens and growing spaces.