• The Book of Blood 2009




‘aesthetically beautiful but always politically intelligent and relevant to the difficult times in which we live.’

Nikki Milican OBE

Artistic Director, New Moves International

LEIBNIZ is a fluid live art collective founded in 2005 by Ernst Fischer and Helen Spackman.

The company has created five key performance/installation projects to date (The Ship of Fools, The Book of Dust, The Book of Blood, Ghost Letters and Passion/Flower – now part of Allotment), which have been presented both, nationally and internationally, at festivals and seasons such as Performance Studies International (PSI), London (2006) and Copenhagen (2008); four editions of the National Review of Live Art (NRLA), Glasgow; ARTS ADMIN, Toynbee Studios; Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre; SACRED, Chelsea Theatre, all London and – beyond the UK – at ANTI FESTIVAL, Finland 2006; DEFORMES, Chile 2008; RIFRAZONI, Italy 2008/2009/2010 and BLOCK 33, Greece 2009.