From theatre, performance and dance, to visual art and literature – Tim Etchells's keynote explores the different frameworks and economies by which live works persist and circulate after initial presentations



Touching upon topics such as score, documentation and archive, repetition and transformation, liveness and presence, Etchells addresses some of the key issues relating to performance, its place in culture and its much vaunted (though sometimes mourned) transience.

Tim Etchells is an artist whose work spans many forms and contexts. He is best known for his role as the Artistic Director of Forced Entertainment, the world-renowned performance collective based in Sheffield whose collaboration began in 1984. Between August 2008 and October 2013 Tim Etchells was the recipient of a Legacy: Thinker in Residence Award, an initiative instigated by the Live Art Development Agency and Tate Research.