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Tiny Live Art (Development Agency): Kira O’Reilly, Stair Falling (2010)


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For LADA’s 20th anniversary, Robert Daniels has created the special edition Tiny Live Art (Development Agency) – 20 works for 20 years: 20 miniature sculptures of iconic performance works, which were nominated by artists and curators.

Part re-enactment, part archive, part hobby, Tiny Live Art embraces and embodies theories and practices of performance documentation, re-enactment and the making and sharing of memory, and draws from aspects of street art, installation and hobbyist pursuits like model railway and airfix kit building.

Robert Daniels has created two sets of Tiny Live Art (Development Agency) editions. One set of editions is made up of twenty pieces which have been created with a bespoke display and are exclusively available as one-off works for sale on Unbound.

The second set of editions are encased within bell jars, are on permanent display in LADA’s Study Room, and are not available to purchase.


Kira O’Reilly, Stair Falling (2010)

“This one was one of my favourites (and the trickiest) to make. Kira O’Rielly’s Stair Falling (2010), In glass cloche dome with carved wood pillar plinth. O’Reilly’s staircase, or should I say “Grubers’ Mansion” was an important decision. Kira’s body in this work has an indelible relationship to its surrounding space and architecture – in this instance: the presentation of the action as part of a festival of women – absolutely recontextualised both the work and the space.” – Robert Daniels

Stair Falling – in glass cloche dome (10cm x 8cm) on a wood pillar plinth (8cm). Preiser 16400 (modified), balsa, styrene, thread, wire.


On purchasing your Tiny Live Art we will contact you about postage costs and delivery options.

View the full bespoke Tiny Live Art (Development Agency) collection here.​

Tiny Live Art (Development Agency) launch event: 6 March 2019, at LADA.

LADA marks its 20th Anniversary with a series of initiatives throughout 2019, including a publication, AGENCY: a Partial History of Live Art and a box set of 20 postcards representing key LADA projects and initiatives.