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Definitions used during the Symposium In order to facilitate discussion between professionals from a range of disciplines during the Symposium, we ‘loosely’ defined some terms used, more to create a joint framework to discuss within, rather than to tightly fix down meaning. Live Art ‘Whether challenging orthodoxies of fine art practice, exploring the limits of theatricality, appropriating the idioms of mass culture, pushing at the boundaries of choreographic conventions or exploring the performativity of cyberspaces, Live Art practices occupy all kinds of mediums in a volatile state’. From Fluid Landscapes in Live Culture at Tate Modern Catalogue, Live Art Development Agency 2003 Socially Engaged Practice • • • • • • •



Focused on communities defined by place Making a significant contribution to the interrogation of what society or ‘the social’ may mean In the social realm In social space In social contexts as opposed to art institutions Directly engaging non-artists in making work Taking the social as subject or modus operandi

Profile for Compass Live Art

Witnessing the Event / Capturing the Particular  

Witnessing the Event / Capturing the Particular is the long awaited online publication that follows on from the Compass Live Art Symposium i...

Witnessing the Event / Capturing the Particular  

Witnessing the Event / Capturing the Particular is the long awaited online publication that follows on from the Compass Live Art Symposium i...

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