GB3451/OC/M/6/6 : Vital - International Live Artists of Chinese Decent / Sarah Champion (eds) (Manchester : Chinese Arts Centre: 2007)



Archival Record



Other Identifiers

OC/6/6/5/3 (local reference number)
OC/M/6/6 (local reference number)


2007 (was creation date of)

Record Resource Extent

1 volume

Scope and Content

Catalogue published in relating to the Vital live art festival arranged by the Chinese Arts Centre and the Live Art Development Agency in 2006-2007. 

The book was the result of a two year project to bring live artists to a wider audience. It it a collections of stories, essays, reviews, pictures and ramblings related to the festivals. The book views itself as a  scrap-book on Chinese Live Art, it gives an insight into the minds of the artists and a deeper understanding of their works. 

Documentary Form Type

catalogue (document) ➔ exhibition catalogue

Language Information

English (is related to) Chinese (is related to) Han (Traditional variant) (is related to) Latin ()


This publication was originally held in the Library collection (Acc/2017/1). 

Access and Use

Access status


Representation Type



unmediated carrier ➔ book

Conditions on Access

This publication is the archive copy which has been kept for preservation purposes. The copies held in the Library collection are for general access.

Use status

CFCCA Copyright

Related Content

Related Units of Description

Accessible copies of the publication can be found in the Library collection,

Related People and Organisations

Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (1989-) (is related to)
Champion, Sarah (is related to)
Lee, Wen, (1957-2019), artist (is related to)
Ip, Becky, Artist (is related to)
Mitchelson, Andrew (is related to)
Clapham, Rachel Lois (is related to)
Fan, Brendan, (b.1978), artist (is related to)
Duan, Yingmei, (b.1969), artist (has contributor)
Young, Marcus (b.1970), artist (is related to)
Po Shui, artist (is related to)
Zhou, Bin, artist (is related to)
Sanderson, Lesley, artist (is related to)
Ma, Ming-yuen S., artist (is related to)
Ma, Luiming (is related to)
He Chengyao, (b.1964), artist (is related to)
Yang, Zhichao, artist (is related to)
Bartlett, Voon Pow, artist (is related to)
Yuan, Yan (is related to)
Leung, Po Shan, (b.1974) artist (is related to)

Related places

Manchester (is related to)

Related Terms

text (has content type)
English (is related to)
Chinese (is related to)
Han (Traditional variant) (is related to)
Latin ()
polychrome (is related to)
Silent (is related to)
Photographs (is related to)
unmediated (is related to)
books ()
Closed (has access status)
CFCCA Copyright (has use status)
still images (has content type)
exhibition catalogues (has documentary form type)
Originals (has record state)

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