LADA has collated these free downloadable resources, drawing on our work and that of Live Art UK.

On Live Art and Privilege (2017/18)

Eight resources developed as part of LADA’s Restock, Reflect, Rethink 4, considering Live Art in relation to four marginalised groups – the young, the old, the working class and the displaced.

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Young People’s Resource Pack (2010)

A resource for teachers and students on Live Art and Performance.

Kaputt: The Academy of Destruction, Tate Modern, October 2017, Image © Tate Photography

Fundraising Handbook (2015)

This Fundraising Resource Handbook is for artists, and was developed by LADA, Artsadmin and Home Live Art as part of Arts Council England’s Catalyst scheme (2013-15).


I see a fake moon rising: Live Art in the public realm (2013)

A free online publication about artist and audience development created in response to IBT13: In Between Time Festival, Bristol, 2013.

Double Your Money, Scottee. Image by Holly Revell

DIY Reports

Historic reports from LADA’s DIY programme. DIY is an annual series of professional development workshops by artists for artists.


A group of artists raise their skirts, exposing their genitalia. Nicola Hunter, Raising The Skirt, 2014, Newcastle. Image credit Felicia Knox. LADA Opportunities, DIY11 2014

Getting It Out There (2012)

This document reflects on and responds to Getting It Out There (2012), a one-day symposium exploring the future of touring for contemporary theatre and Live Art.


In Time (2010)

A Live Art UK publication resource for artists, promoters and others working in the sector.


Live Art UK Vision Paper (2004)

The Vision Paper of Live Art UK, the national network of Live Art promoters.

Weathering the Storm, Live Art UK Gathering, 2015.

Focus Live Art (2001)

A working group considering the challenges facing policy and provision for Live Art in England and looking towards a more sustainable future.

SPILL Symposium, 2007

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Double Your Money, Scottee. Image by Holly Revell