Live Art Now by School of English and Drama at QMUL

By on May 26, 2019
Image: MA Live Art student Molly Honer. Photo by Holly Revell

The Live Art Development Agency (LADA) and the Drama Department at Queen Mary University of London present 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.


Part 1: (aimed at students, artists, educators, those interested in MA Live Art) – 2.30-4.45pm

A series of conversation between practitioners and producers on kickstarting and sustaining a Live Art Practice in 2019 and onwards:

Artists Lois Weaver and Jamila Johnson Small on sustaining a practice

Artists Franko B and Nando Messias on documenting, critical writing, and archiving

Producers Nick Anderson and Jen Smethurst on networking and connecting

Artists, curators, arts-workers Joseph Morgan Schofield and Jordan McKenzie on the artist as… (artist as curator, artist as researcher, artist as activist, artist as curator, artist as day-jobber)

Part 2: (aimed at arts professionals, artists, those interested in MA Live Art) – 5.45-7.45pm

Introducing the MA Live Art and a keynote lecture by Brian Catling:

Opportunities to see a selection of new work by current students on the MA Live followed by Brian Catling’s lecture, FICTIONAL EVIDENCE, The art of performing imagined crimes, and a

Q&A with Brian Catling and Dominic Johnson of Queen Mary University of London.

Image: MA Live Art student Molly Honer. Photo by Holly Revell


Live Art Now by School of English and Drama at QMUL will held at Queen Mary University of London on Saturday 1st of May 2019.

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