Exploring aesthetics of the 1980s.
An evening with artists readings of extracts from significant books held in LADA’s Study Room. Part of LADA at 20.
Examines fandom as a set of practices for approaching and writing about art.
A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2015 and December 2017. Selected through recommendations and an open call for submissions, Volume 5 reflects the dynamic, international contexts that Live Art and radical performance practices occupy.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
A presentation of over 100 new works by the renowned Belgian painter.
BA Design dissertation exploring the archive; the research formed the theoretical foundation for Kong’s studio practice.
Using interdisciplinary cultural studies to examine the gothicism in queer art, literature, and thought the author argues that during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries a queer culture has emerged that challenges and responds to traumatic marginalization by creating a distinctly gothic aesthetic.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Seminal but rarely seen performance, recorded at Club Lingerie in Los Angeles, California, 1984.The folder also includes a short promotional video.
Part of LADA Screens 8. The film was availble online between 29 March – 11 April 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel.
A graphic novel adaptation of the performance Splat! by The Famous.
Includes instructions from more than 35 artists’ walks along with a section that features the insights and philosophy of Elastic City Founder who spent 14 years presenting and refining walks. The section, titled ‘Creating Your Own Walk,’ covers conceptual, narrative and logistical concerns, how to encourage participation and how to best promote this work.
Essays on the concept of total theatre, which emerged from the Bauhaus as a new aesthetic of stage design and presentation.
Charts the historical course of performance in Australia from the happenings of the 1960s, through body art in the 1970s, towards a more political body in the 1980s.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)