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Prayer for the Abstract

Author: Lilach Livne | Reference: P3672 | ISBN: 978-3-947516-03-2 | Type: Publication

Resisting the control of the image, transcending from the 2-dimensional, practicing being-a-body-in-the-world.

Grey Matters

Author: Sexcentenary | Digital Reference: EF5265 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from the DIY13 project: a collective process of devising and then performing a public action, over the course of a weekend.

 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

The Earth Wants YOU

Author: Reverend Billy Talen | Reference: P3410 | ISBN: 978-0872867079 | Type: Publication

A motivational handbook, filled with inspired visions of a wild, creative, Earth-led cultural revolution. 

Bioart Kitchen: Art, Feminism and Technoscience

Author: Lindsay Kelley | Reference: P3324 | ISBN: 978-1784534134 | Type: Publication

Explores a wide spectrum of seemingly unconnected subjects, which, when brought together, offer a more inclusive, expansive history of bioart, namely: home economics; the feminist art of the 1970s; tissue culture methodologies; domestic computing; and contemporary artistic engagements with biotechnology.

Syxty Sorriso & Altre Storie

Author: Flora Pitrolo and Antonio Syxty | Reference: P3237 | Type: Publication

The archive-book of the 1978-1982 works of performance artist Antonio Syxty, active in Milan in connection with the basement theatre Out Off. 

Towards a Poiesis of Critical Practice: 1000th LIVE and the politics of appearance

Author: Diana Damian Martin | Editor: Ric Allsopp and Kristen Kreider | Reference: A0724 | Type: Article

On the process and politics of live critical responses to a live stream of Forced Entertainment's And on a Thousandth Night. 

VERBO 2005-2015

Reference: P2965 | ISBN: 978-85-64324-07-7 | Type: Publication

An overview of the first 10 years of the VERBO festival, featuring texts by Brazilian and foreign authors.

In Portuguese and English; some text in Spanish.

Rock Action

Author: Mariel Carranza | Digital Reference: EF5214 | Type: Digital File

An extract of an action performed in Peru as part of CAUTION in July 2011.

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Into Performance: Japanese Women Artists

Author: Midori Yoshimoto | Reference: P2917 | ISBN: 978-0813535210 | Type: Publication

This book brings to light the historical significance of five women artists – Yoko Ono, Yayoi Kusama, Takako Saito, Mieko Shiomi, and Shigeko Kubota, who were among the first Japanese women to leave their country – and its male-dominated, conservative art world – to explore the artistic possibilities in New York.

Public Sphere by Performance

Author: Bojana Cvejic and Ana Vujanovic | Reference: P2784 | ISBN: 978-3-942214-10-0 | Type: Publication

A critical discussion of the public sphere in the current neoliberal capitalist democracy from the perspective of performance. 

Collective Actions: Audience Recollections from the First Five Years 1976-1981

Editor: Yelena Kalinsky | Reference: P2783 | ISBN: 978-0982409053 | Type: Publication

Active in Moscow since 1976, the Collective Actions group played a key role in the development of conceptual and performance art in the Soviet Union. Inspired by the work of John Cage, the organizers invited audiences to take part in minimal, outdoor actions in fields and forests on the edges of the city that explored the nature of the aesthetic event. The publication concentrates on the early period of field actions when the problems of documentation—how to capture and convey ephemeral action to non-participants—were just beginning to be considered.

DIY 11: 2014 - Manuel Vason ‘The Photo-Performer’

Author: Manuel Vason | Reference: P2632 | Type: Publication

Collage of printed images on book by the DIY 11 workshop participants with the artist.

Lee Lozano: Dropout Piece

Author: Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer | Reference: P2419 | ISBN: 9781846381317 | Type: Publication

Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer explores one of Lee Lozano's most challenging and elusive works, 'Dropout Piece'. 

Null Object: Gustav Metzger thinks about nothing

Author: Gustav Metzger, Bruce Gilchrist, Jo Joelson, London Fieldworks | Reference: P2147 | ISBN: 978-1-908966-12-4 | Type: Publication

This is not Art : Activism and Other ‘Not-Art’

Author: Alana Jelinek | Reference: P2112 | ISBN: 978-1848858572 | Type: Publication

A retelling the history of art practice and exposing the ways in which neoliberal norms and values have seeped into every aspect of our lives.

Nezaket Ekici – Art Projects Selection: 2011-2005

Author: Nezaket Ekici | Reference: P2060 | Type: Publication

Artist portfolio including artist statement, selected projects, catalogues, images and DVD preview video sample copy.

Never Enough – AIDS Activism Now and Then – 25 Years of ACT UP and Gran Fury

Author: Jennifer Kabat | Reference: A0522 | Type: Article

Survey of 25 years of AIDS activism.

Verbo 2010

Author: Various | Reference: P1876 | Type: Publication

Programme for Verb an annual performance festival dedicated to performance by artists from Brazil and the rest of the world. partnership with the Centro Cultural São Paulo and FUNARTE. Language: English and Portuguese. (The programme features descriptions of the actions in the original language and in English).

After Grotowski

Author: Paul Allain, Jerzy Grotowski | Reference: A0415 | Type: Article

(see Paul Allain’s obituary of Grotowski in Total Theatre, Vol. 11, No. 1 – A0407)

THE FALL OF FAUST: CONSIDERATIONS ON CONTEMPORARY ART AND ART ACTION

Author: Andrea Pagnes, Verena Stenke (VestAndPage) | Reference: P1510 | ISBN: 9788890516108 | Type: Publication

Mohamed is Absent, I’m Performing

Author: Mohamed Abdulla | Reference: D1181 | Type: DVD

Documentation of the work of Mohamed Abdulla. mov, pdf and ppt files.

Marco Paulo Rolla

Author: Marco Paulo Rolla | Reference: D1128 | Type: DVD

Video documentation. For exhibition catalogues see REF. P1205.

Akademia Ruchu - City. The Field of Action

Author: Akademia Ruchu | Reference: D1124 | Type: DVD

Video documentation of the work/actions carried out by the theatre/performance group (Academy of Movement) in the public space of the city. The subject covers the group’s highly diverse, interdisciplinary activity in the social environment, including stage shows, gallery presentations, street actions and activities in the various planes of urban space, cultural animation, workshop and publications. Accompanying publication REF. P1167Polish and English.

Akademia Ruchu - City. The Field of Action

Author: Akademia Ruchu | Reference: P1167 | ISBN: 978-83908798-3-3 | Type: Publication

Text accompanying DVD see REF. D1124, Polish with English translation. A documentation of the work/actions carried out by the theatre/performance group Akademia Ruchu (Academy of Movement) in the public space of the city.

Beyond Reason: Ordure

Author: Stuart Brisley | Reference: P0900 | ISBN: 1-870699-69-6 | Type: Publication

This item is part of the Study Room Guide in Search of a Documentology by Marco Pustianaz (P1115)

Stuart Brisley - Work 1958-2006

Author: Stuart Brisley | Reference: P0820 | ISBN: 1-902046-36-6 | Type: Publication

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

9th Station

Author: SenVoodoo | Reference: D0447 | Type: DVD

featuring 14 artists performances and installation work

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Happenings and Other Acts

Editor: Mariellen R Sandford | Reference: P0343 | ISBN: 0 415 09936 6 | Type: Publication

Collection of seminal essays, interviews and performance texts by and about Happenings and Fluxus artists. Includes the 1965 Happenings issue of TDR (The Drama Review) edited by Michael Kirby. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: A Bi(bli)ography of Insurrectionary Imaginati by John Jordan (P0793) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

The Collection of Ordure

Author: Stuart Brisley | Reference: P0418 | ISBN: 0 94868725 8 | Type: Publication

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

Beyond Reason: Ordure

Author: Stuart Brisley | Reference: P0419 | ISBN: 1 870699 69 6 | Type: Publication

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)