rethinking why performance matters through the matter of performance

15 January 2014

Performance Matters Archive

The Performance Matters Archive is a collaboration with the British Library in the form of a box set of 40 DVDs of documentation of all public events for Performing Idea and Trashing Performance with contextualizing texts, including an extended dialogue between Gavin Butt, Adrian Heathfield and Lois Keidan which reflects upon the project’s various challenges and achievements, and its place within the fields of performance practice and research.
The Performance Matters Archive is accessible in the following public libraries around the world:

British Library, London


Live Art Development Agency, London


Live Art Archive, Bristol, UK


Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong, China


Tanzquartier, Vienna, Austria


The Flaxman Library School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA


Artea, Madrid, Spain


Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon


Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts, South Africa


Médiathèque du Centre National de la Danse, France


College of Humanities, University of Exeter, UK


Fales Library & Special Collections, New York, USA


Arts Centre Melbourne, Australia


Solyanka State Gallery, Moscow, Russia

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