Live Art UK is a national network, bringing together key promoters and facilitators to support and develop the Live Art infrastructure for the benefit of artists and audiences.

The Live Art UK network explores new models and partnerships for the promotion of Live Art; develops new ways to increase the national and international visibility of Live Art; initiates strategies for a more sustainable future for Live Art practitioners and promoters; publishes case studies and resources; and aims to provide a representative voice for the Live Art Sector in the UK.

This website provides background to Live Art UK; information on Live Art UK Members and Associates; along with a summary of Live Art UK Activities and Downloads


2015 LAUK Associates Gathering: Weathering The Storm

The third Live Art UK Associates Gathering took place at Watershed in Bristol, on the opening day of IBT15 Bristol International Festival, curated by Live Art UK member organizations Live Art Development Agency and In Between Time. The Gathering considered the idea of the Storm as a metaphor for change.

Full information on the Gathering, including selected video documentation, is available on the Activities page of this website. 

Guillermo Gómez-Peña's commissioned film can be viewed below, a full transcript of the film is also available as a pdf.

Think Tank Workbook 

Across the past 2 years Pacitti Company have made, curated and presented a rolling series of public events at its Ipswich Think Tank building. These have included salons and talks, themed feasts, film screenings, classes, surgeries, exhibitions and more.

This new publication brings together writing and thinking around these events. It highlights various artistic ways of working shared by participants, and philosophical principles that have been put at stake by invited guests and also members of the public. It also functions as a hands-on workbook, offering writing exercises and other experiments for you to try yourself, plus useful links to other sources of related information.

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