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Rate of Exchange

May 1, 2011 by


Field Theory was dreamed up by a group of artists with varying interests and practices. It is fair to say that all of us are interested in different ways in which to engage people in experiences of meaning. If that sounds a bit vague it is because the actual parameters of the work that we […]

Slip Slap Tatt

April 28, 2011 by


Slip Slap Tatt, an exhibition of temporary tattoos at Perth’s Cottesloe Beach was put on as a dig at Sculpture By The Sea, the annual public sculpture event. Dan and I thought that be our exhibition could latch on to Sculpture By The Sea’s overblown publicity as an undercover exhibition. However, due to our lack […]

SPILL Stings – writings from SPILL

April 20, 2011 by


The SPILL Festival of Performance is an international festival of experimental theatre, live art and performance presenting the work of exceptional artists from around the globe. At the Barbican from 18th – 24th  April. SPILL Stings are a collection of commissioned critical writing on the festival by Theron Schmidt, Mary Paterson, Johanna Linsley and Madeleine […]

Language on the edge

February 7, 2011 by


Aaron Williamson A language in search of its meta language. Tate Britain, 4th February 2011 A few years ago at the 2007 Anti Festival in Finland I saw, or more precisely, heard a work by Aaron Williamson. In this work, the artist lies hidden for an entire day, on an island just a few hundred […]

resist @ rolling stock

January 27, 2011 by


resist by pvi collective adapted for rolling stock in Junee, November 2010 images courtesy of the artists and photographer Lisa Blue.

It’s just an opinion not a criticism dude

November 12, 2010 by


Throughout Liveworks LALA have asked artists to comment on the works they see.  The writing  may take on any form,and is not necessarily critical or a review. This is our attempt to capture the conversations in bars and foyers after the shows and put them out there for discussion amongst our broader community. Here we […]

PICA axes performance program

August 18, 2010 by


lala (live art list australia) was sad to hear today that PICA (Perth Institute of Contemporary Art) has decided to axe its performance program for two years. There is a press article here. Throughout its recent history PICA has continually punched above its weight on the national scene, supporting and initiating contemporary performance programs of […]