This study aimed to identify if there was a need for a recognised infrastructure to respond strategically to new artist’s practices and ideas. It assessed the existing approaches and models that support both emerging and established Live Art practioners and investigated examples of good practice from other countries. It recommended improvements to enhance existing developments and support structures, and identified organisations that could potentially develop their role in supporting Live Art in Scotland.
The specific objectives of the research were:
- To assess existing approaches and models that support both emerging and more established Live Art
- To identify any existing examples and to recommend good practice from other countries, for example
the work of support agencies such as the Live Art Development Agency and New Work Network.
- To recommend improvements that will enhance the existing development and support structure for Live
Art, taking into account the nature of this artform.
- To identify any existing organisations that could potentially develop their role in supporting Live Art in
Based on the research findings, 10 recommendations for the Scottish Arts Council that could potentially
improve the support infrastructure for Live Art are outlined.