Tag Archives: Live Art

Domestic: personal, social and intimate perspectives revealed

In early November I attended two pieces of work as part of the Domestic programme, from Word of Warning. The whole programme was sited in a block of flats in Hulme, Manchester. Field Test in Garageland by Alex Bradley and … Continue reading

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A framework for experimentation

I told the audience at ‘Live Art Meets Choreography’, that I’m interested in the idea that we should all seek to challenge ourselves, to take a risk every now and then – that’s both as audience and as artists. I … Continue reading

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Live art; a series of processes and practices

As curator of ‘Live Art Meets Choreography’ (see Enabling dialogues between disciplines – March 12), I defined choreography thus: ‘Choreography is when moving things (could be people) are arranged in space and time – with the dynamic qualities and the … Continue reading

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Title: Enabling dialogue between disciplines

I recently curated an evening of live art at Yorkshire Dance (www.yorkshiredance.com) in their Friday Firsts programme (3.3.12), entitled ‘Live Art Meets Choreography’. This was an opportunity for me to enable dialogue between two performance disciplines dance and live art; … Continue reading

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New map

I made this map for the Compass Symposium Delegate Pack (see December entries). I aimed for a map that links 2 specific points in the city of Leeds, so that the reader can walk between them. It can be read from either … Continue reading

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Compass Symposium #3

At the Assembly, I commented that I felt that the Symposium might act as a nodal point within the web of personal/professional connections we all have. And that those attending the Symposium would take their thinking back to different parts … Continue reading

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Compass Symposium #2

Curating the Symposium was fascinating. I asked 2 or 3 Guest Contributors to collaborate to structure interactive sessions, that took place twice. These took as a given the idea that both Guest Contributors and participants in the room were experts … Continue reading

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Compass Symposium #1

A couple of weeks ago the Compass Live Art programme culminated in a weekend of activity around the public realm and socially engaged practice – 25-27 Nov, Leeds. I was the director of the Compass Symposium and Annie Lloyd was … Continue reading

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