Adrian Heathfield is a writer and curator working across the scenes of live art, performance and dance. He is the author of Out of Now a monograph on the artist Tehching Hsieh and editor of Perform, Repeat, Record and Live: Art and Performance. He co-curated Live Culture (Tate Modern 2003) and the creative research project Performance Matters (2009-14). He has recently curated work for the Sydney Biennale 2016 and, as part of the freethought collective, the Bergen Assembly 2016. He is curator of the Taiwan Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2017. Heathfield is Professor of Performance and Visual Culture at the University of Roehampton, London.