Tuesday, 23 February 2010


Published in 2009, RITE is the result of a nine month collaboration with Critical Communities, a New Work Network and Open Dialogues project exploring the practice of critical writing on and as new work (interdisciplinary and live art).

RITE is available to buy on Unbound.


RITE was launched at PSL Gallery Leeds March 26 2010 6.30-8pm. The evening was supported by Open Dialogues, In a word, PSL Gallery and East Street arts and included a temporary library, two new performance commissions and a spoken score. The archive from the evening is at the In a word website


RITE is commissioned by New Work Network, designed by Wood McGrath, edited by Open Dialogues and produced by the members of Critical Communities. It includes a foreword by New Work Network and introduction by Open Dialogues. External editorial advisor Maria Fusco. All material is copyright the authors and Critical Communities 2009.

Contributors include Emma Bennett, David Berridge, Rachel Lois Clapham and Alex Eisenberg, Emma Cocker, Hannah Crosson, Amelia Crouch, Chloe Dechery, Tim Jeeves, Emma Leach, Johanna Linsley, Joanna Loveday, Charlotte Morgan, Mary Paterson, Jim Prevett, Nathan Walker and Wood McGrath.

Details on the wider Critical Community can be found here

Details on Re- one of the commissions to mark the launch of RITE by Emma Cocker and Rachel Lois Clapham can be found here.

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