Keeper of the Live Art Archives within the University of Bristol Theatre Collection. The Live Art Archives include the Record of Live Art Practice, the National Review of Live Art Archive, the Digital Performance Archive, the Arts Council England Live Art and Performance Archive the Franko B Archive, Performance magazine Archive and the David Hughes Live Art Archive. In addition, the Archives hold the original tapes from the queerupnorth Video Archive, together with DVD copies for viewing.
The Archives' holdings also contain a number of smaller collections of Live Art related material in various formats, such as full sets of Hybrid, Primary Sources, and LiveArt magazine, and a complete set of DVDs by the artist Reza Abdoh. Additional Live Art resources, include Liveartwork DVDs, and books to support research into Live Art, which are held in the Theatre Collection library.
This year ARtCH will hold its 3rd Spontaneous Combustion festival focusing on contemporary performance, dance and movement and happening in alternative spaces. Artch is a nonprofit organisation that brings art to the public by organising cultural and art events in unexpected spaces. The aim of the festival is to bring performance art in differents and unexpected locations and spaces in Hackney Wick involving to all the participants into a different journey.
The festival “Spontaneous Combustion” is open to all performers who want to participate and explore their work with us. We are open to all proposals: contemporary performance, experimental theatre, happening and dance/ movement. The festival accepts unpublished works ,or médium to long-term experimental works that need to be developed. This year we want to invited all performers to generate new understanding among art, space and audience.
If you would like to perform this year please: Attach a small description of the performance Project to: firstname.lastname@example.org
-Title of piece
- Brief description of piece
-Technical requirements (should be kept to a mínimum.)
-Works must be complete and not exceded 12 min. (15min for a experimental theatre)
-A personal stament and curriculum vitae with any other eventual audiovisual or pictures material