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For practical advice when setting up your own dance project in a museum or heritage site

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Tania Bruguera's 'Tatlin’s Whisper #5' 2008

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The Live List: What to Consider When Collecting Live Works

Pip Laurenson, Christiane Berndes, Hendrik Folkerts, Diana Franssen, Adrian Glew, Panda de Haan, Ysbrand Hummelen, Andrea Lissoni, Isabella Maidment, Angela Matyssek, Kate Parsons, Capucine Perrot, Vivian van Saaze, Tatja Scholte, Patricia Smithen, Sanneke Stigter, Paulien ‘t Hoen, Renée van de Vall and Gaby Wijers

A set of prompts to consider when bringing a live work into a collection. The text was jointly authored by the participants in the final meeting of the research network Collecting the Performative, which examined emerging models for the conservation and documentation of artists’ performance and drew upon the practices of dance, theatre and activism in order to identify parallels in the concept of a work and related notions of authorship, authenticity, autonomy, documentation, memory, continuity and liveness.

Practical guidance

Dance and Museums Resource Page - Pavilion Dance South West

Sally Lewis and Pavilion Dance South West

Resources about dance practice in museums and heritage sites curated by museum consultant Sally Lewis following a series of dance/museums discussion events led by Pavilion Dance South West from 2015-16.