Curatorial Projects, Programme Partnerships and Screening Programmes: 2017
LADA works on its own curatorial projects, on programming partnerships with other organisations, and curates screening programmes for a range of events and festivals.
Please contact LADA if you would like to discuss a programme partnership or hosting a screening programme.
2017 curatorial projects:
LADA’s curatorial projects vary in scale and theme and are approached as strategic interventions to raise the profile of Live Art within a diversity of contexts and its role in exploring a range of political, social and cultural issues.
A collaboration between LADA, Sibylle Peters and Tate Families & Early Years, a transgenerational team of six children and six adults looking at destruction in Tate Exchange.
RRR is an ongoing series mapping underrepresented artists, practices and histories.
An artwork by Sibylle Peters, exploring the potential of Live Art to bridge generations. Play-Ins are scheduled around the UK.
A new online archive of Performance Magazine (1979-1992), plus new resources.
2017 programme partnerships:
LADA’s programme partnerships vary in scale and theme and are approached as opportunities to develop new contexts, discourses, and audiences for Live Art.
A transnational partnership on collaborative arts, including workshops, residencies and commissions.
A symposium bringing together artists, activists, thinkers, and producers to rethink ideas around diversity.
A series of Live Art Residencies in Wellcome Collection’s Reading Room
A programme of events exploring the significance of blood in performance.
An evening of performances, screenings and talks considering the legacies of artists who have recently died, Ian Hinchliffe, Rose Finn-Kelcey, Lol Coxhill and Roger Ely.
The fourth iteration of international arts festival curated by Kontejner, Croatia
2017 screening programmes:
LADA curates screening programmes for a range of events and festivals in the UK and internationally. Drawing on materials from LADA’s Study Room, screening programmes are developed in dialogue with project partners and are either themed around specific issues, such as the performance of gender (Girls on Film), pain and performance (Ouch), the body in performance (Bodily Functions), or focus on Live Art histories and representations of the diversity of Live Art practices and approaches in the UK (Live Art &…).
Short screening programme addressing issues of borders/border crossings. (With thanks to Guillermo Gómez-Peña)
Short films, video documentation and images reflecting recent histories of Live Art in the UK.
'Ouch': documentation and artists’ films looking at pain and performance.