The Guide reflects the ways in which the practices of artists who work with Live Art have engaged with, represented, and problematised issues of disability in innovative and radical ways, and the ways in which Live Art has been, and continues to be, a potent platform for artists to explore notions of physicality, identity and representation.
Including: Aaron Williamson, Bobby Baker, Tony Heaton, Alan McLean, Tony Mustoe, Philip Ryder, Juliet Robson,The Electricians, Rika Esser, Raimund Hoghe, The Disabled Avant-Garde, Katherine Araniello, Jessica Voorsanger, Mary Duffy, Mat Fraser, Vital, Girl Jonah, Philip Ryder, Pete Edwards, Point of View, Juliet Robson, Bob Flanaghan, Max Zadow, Aine Phillips, SPILL.
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Disability and New Artistic Models. Image by Katherine Borchsenius.
This Study Room Guide profiles contemporary and historical performance art practices from China in a series of texts and works.Read more
This Study Room Guide, by the performance artist and liar Tom Cassani, draws together resources that inform the sometimes disparate and eclectic field of deception and performance.Read more
Extensive and comprehensive guide on documentation, live performance and its traces and ghosts,inspired by the documents of the Study Room itself.Read more
This Guide addresses performance and activism, and the strategies that artists have engaged with to address radical cultural, social and political agendas.Read more
This Guide directs you to key artworks and texts in the Study Room (and beyond) in which the artist’s intention is to engage the audience in the work.Read more
Managing the Radical is a project considering the idea of what it means to manage the radical (or radicalise the management) and aims to rethink, reposition, and reimagine how art that operates and thinks ‘differently’ is created, produced, peopled, framed, funded, represented and contextualised.Read more
Responding to a widespread lack of resources on neurodiversity and performance, this Study Room Guide containing a collection of recorded conversations with neurodivergent artists working in Live Art and performance; a list of resources relating to this field and a contextualising essay by the artist Daniel Oliver.Read more
A Study Room Guide considering issues of Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights, in relation to historical and contemporary practices and ideas of representation, documentation and archiving.Read more
Robert Pacitti’s Study Room Guide addresses socially and politically engaged performances that seek to question and transform the institutions of power.Read more
A Study Room Guide on Madness, Mad Pride & Questioning Normality authored by Dolly SenRead more
Works that attempt to what possibly lies ahead, be that a city, a forest, a face, a cultural condition, a time, a language, a room or a sky.Read more