Live Art and Children
LADA works on initiatives relating to Live Art and children, including curatorial projects, programming partnerships, publications, opportunities and resources. The following summary includes links to more information on each initiative.
A transgenerational team of six children and six adult artists share their practices, experiences and concepts of destruction in Tate Exchange, London. A collaboration with Sibylle Peters of Theatre of Research (Germany) and Tate Families & Early Years.
An artwork by Sibylle Peters, exploring the potential of Live Art to bridge generations in the form of a game that adults and kids play together. Buy a copy of the game on Unbound or look out for public Play-Ins around the UK and internationally. The PLAYING UP project website includes writing on Live Art and kids by Mary Paterson and other resources.
Sibylle Peters undertook a residency exploring Live Art practices and methodologies in relation to intergenerational practices, especially with children/young people, including the public event My Very First Piece of Live Art.
Free print and online resources by Sibylle Peters: a Study Room Guide looking at a range of projects and resources, and a Toolkit that proposes various methodologies on how to conduct research projects with kids.
With a focus on Young People, Gender & Live Art, Hester researches the existing access points to Live Art for young people and how access might be improved and extended; includes blog entries by Hester on their research.
Many of the organisational members of the Live Art UK network develop and support Live Art by, for, and with kids.
A resource for teachers and students on Live Art and Performance, 2009-10.
Resources on work for and by children are available through LADA’s Unbound shop.
Listen to Bootworks Theatre Talkshop Podcast, interviews with children's performance makers including Sibylle Peters.