Performance Matters: Performing Idea – Performative Writing
8th October 3.00-7.30pm
|Artist / Author||Oreet Ashery, Mel Brimfield, Gavin Butt, Dominic Johnson, Bird La Bird|
|Publisher||Performance Matters, British Library|
Video documentation of the book launch, as part of LADA Screens. Includes 4 videos.
Tells the story of the theatre blogosphere from the dawn of the carefully crafted longform post to today’s digital newsletters and social media threads.
The concluding volume to Moten’s landmark trilogy consent not to be a single being.
Investigates critical approaches to performance, ultimately aiming to stimulate new discussion between theorists and practitioners.
Examines fandom as a set of practices for approaching and writing about art.
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.
Videos by artists about the Live Art Development Agency. Including 10 commissioned films by artists marking LADA’s 10th anniversary in 2009.
Drawing together communiques, covert interviews and underground histories of introvert struggles (Introfada), here for the first time is a detailed documentation of the political demands of shy people.
Seeking to overthrow all constraints on what can be done with and to the body, Preciado offers a provocative challenge to even the most radical claims about gender, sexuality, and desire.
Brochure for the Live Art programme at the Liverpool Biennial 2002 (18-21 September).