Collectivity and Transformation in the Archive

  • Eleanor Roberts (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an academic eventParticipation in academic workshop, seminar, course


A gathering of art and performance scholars from across the UK to discuss archival research methods. The event included presentations from Istanbul Queer Art Collective, archival research on Mayday Rooms collections, and workshop discussions on materials of activism and counterculture since the 1960s. Funded by TaPRA (Theatre and Performance Research Association) and co-organised by Eleanor Roberts, Harriet Curtis, and Diana Damian Martin (convenors of Documenting Performance Working Group).
Period20 May 2022
Event typeOther
LocationLondon, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • archives
  • performance
  • Politics
  • countercultural writing
  • Methodology
  • philosophy
  • critical theory
  • contemporary art
  • live art