Live Online

Live Art Now (2019)

On Saturday 1 June 2019, with the Drama Department at Queen Mary University of London, LADA presented a day of discussions around kickstarting and maintaining a Live Art practice, and an opportunity to find out more about the exciting MA Live Art programme that began in September 2018 in a new partnership between Queen Mary and LADA. Documentation of a day of discussions around kickstarting and maintaining a Live Art practice

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Artists Nando Messias and Franko B in conversation Franko B and Nando Messias in conversation, Live Art Now, Queen Mary University of London, July 2019. Still from video, by Claire Nolan.

PLAYING UP

In 2016 Sibylle Peters undertook a LADA Study Room research residency exploring Live Art practices and methodologies in working with children and young people as part of Restock, Rethink, Reflect Four, a project on the ways in which Live Art has developed new forms of access, knowledge, agency, and inclusion in relation to the disempowered constituencies of the young, the old, the displaced, and those excluded through social and economic barriers. Videos connected to PLAYING UP – a project about Live Art and kids.

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PLAYING UP

LADA Screens

LADA Screens is a series of free, online screenings of seminal performance documentation, works to camera, short films/video and archival footage.

Through LADA’s dedicated Live Online video channel we will present rarely seen and exclusive material. Each screening will be available to view for a limited time only and will be launched with a live event at our space in Bethnal Green, London. Online art magazine, thisistomorrow will also feature the films on their website for the duration of the screenings.

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LADA Presents

Documentation from a selection of LADA events, projects and programme partnerships.

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APPOINTED, Branko Milisković (still from video)

Artists on being an Artist

Artists share their experiences and offer advice to younger practitioners. Including commissions for “Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Live Art But Were Afraid To Ask” (2002-09) and “Fresh Tips” (from 2010), LADA’s annual collaborations with Queen Mary University of London.

The ‘Artists On’ Channels profile artists ‘talking’ about key issues in Live Art, in response to LADA programmes and initiatives.

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Ron Athey in conversation with Dominic Johnson in LADA's Study Room. Ron Athey in conversation with Dominic Johnson, MA Live Art Guest Lecture, Live Art Development Agency, October 2019. Image: Joseph Morgan Schofield

Artists On: Live Art

Videos commissioned for LADA’s Documentation Bank, in which artists talk about their performance practice and approaches to making Live Art.

The ‘Artists On’ Channels profile artists ‘talking’ about key issues in Live Art, in response to LADA programmes and initiatives.

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Marcia Farquhar with Benedict Drew, ‘A Portal’ (2018). Dog’s Bolex Production Photo by Benedict Drew. Image courtesy the artist

Artists On: Collecting

Videos by artists on Live Art and the art market. Including seven commissioned films for “Transactions”: a LADA programme on commerce and the culture of performance for Performing ARCO, Spain in 2008.

The ‘Artists On’ Channels profile artists ‘talking’ about key issues in Live Art, in response to LADA programmes and initiatives.

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La Ribot, Panoramix (1993 - 2000). Photograph: Manuel Vason

Artists On: DIY

Videos about ‘DIY’ – LADA’s annual professional development initiative run BY artists FOR artists.

The ‘Artists On’ Channels profile artists ‘talking’ about key issues in Live Art, in response to LADA programmes and initiatives.

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Zierle and Carter, part of DIY9, image courtesy of the artist

Artists On: LADA

Videos by artists about the Live Art Development Agency. Including 10 commissioned films by artists marking LADA’s 10th anniversary in 2009.

The ‘Artists On’ Channels profile artists ‘talking’ about key issues in Live Art, in response to LADA programmes and initiatives.

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The Garrett Centre, credit Amy Poole

Artists On: Documentation

Short videos by artists of documentation and bodies of work made for LADA’s Documentation Bank.

The ‘Artists On’ Channels profile artists ‘talking’ about key issues in Live Art, in response to LADA programmes and initiatives.

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An Independent Declaration, Anne Bean and Paul Burwell, 1982. Self Etc, edited by Rob La Frenais. Photo by David Dawson.

Artists On: Disability

Videos by artists exploring Live Art and disability. Including videos commissioned for LADA’s “Access All Areas: Live Art and Disability” programme in New York, 2014.

The ‘Artists On’ Channels profile artists ‘talking’ about key issues in Live Art, in response to LADA programmes and initiatives.

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Image of the artist in her wheelchair at a table holding a small dog. She is covered in makeup and mess. To the side stands another body, wearing black fetish gear. Katherine Araniello, Image: GraceGraceGrace and Manuel Vason

LADA Extra

Featuring bonus material, un-cut documentation, short edits and other special extras from LADA’s projects, initiatives and resources.

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Unbound Christmas Ad 2018

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Performance Lecutre on Afrofuturism, Ivy Monteiro, Live Art Development Agency 2019. Image by Ben Harris