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Field Notes II: Summer School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice

Editor: Keelin Murray, Ailbhe Murphy, Áine O’Brien, Áine Crowley | Reference: P4200 | ISBN: 978-1-869895-14-3 | Type: Publication

Field Notes II documents the second Summer School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice, held in July 2019.

Resilient & Resisting: The Sex Work Edition

Editor: Jet Moon | Reference: P4187 | Type: Publication

This Zine was put together following on material heard at the Sex Work, Disability & Trauma interview.

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre: The Rhubarb Festival

Editor: Buddies in Bad Times Theatre | Reference: P4177 | ISBN: 978-1-7775101-0-7 | Type: Publication

Canada’s longest-running new works festival is a hotbed of experimentation, where artists explore new possibilities in theatre, dance, music, and performance art.

In 2021, Rhubarb proposes an alternative: the creation of a physical performative publication that attempts to capture the energy of Rhubarb and, perhaps, recreate the live performance experience itself.

Over 20 artists respond to the prompt to bring performances to the page, with some projects published in the festival publication itself, and other interventions performed on the book after printing. Contributions range from colouring pages to a fever-dream drag performance; from a meal to music inspired by the turning of a page; and from choreographic scores to unearthed histories, real or imagined.

Edition 791/888

10: The Institute for the Art and Practice of Dissent at Home

Artist/Author: The Institute for the Art and Practice of Dissent at Home | Reference: P4176 | ISBN: 978-0-9564165-5-1 | Type: Publication

10 is the latest and last publication from The Institute for the Art and Practice of Dissent at Home (2008 – 2018) and looks at 10 persisting problems of the past 10 years, featuring an array of critical and inspiring voices The Institute has worked with over the last decade.

Tender Order

Artist/Author: Jade Montserrat, Jane Lawson, Industria | Reference: P4175 | ISBN: 978-1-9998994-4-8 | Type: Publication

Tender Order by Jade Montserrat, made with Jane Lawson and edited by Industria, centres ‘matters-of-care’, detailing aspects of self-care and the impacts to self-care made by environmental or socio-political frameworks.

Gómez-Peña Unplugged: Texts on Live Art, Social Practice and Imaginary Activism (2008–2020)

Artist/Author: Guillermo Gómez-Peña | Editor: Emma Tramposch, Balitrónica Gómez, Elaine A. Peña, William Stark | Reference: P4170 | ISBN: 9780367219253 | Type: Publication

Gómez-Peña Unplugged is an anthology of recent and rewritten classic writings from Guillermo Gómez-Peña, a figure who stands alone as unique and ground-breaking in the history of performance art and as the artistic director of transdisciplinary performance troupe La Pocha Nostra.

La Pocha Nostra: A Handbook for the Rebel Artist in a Post-Democratic Society

Artist/Author: Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Saúl García-López, Paloma Martinez-Cruz | Reference: P4169 | ISBN: 9780367338213 | Type: Publication

La Pocha Nostra: A Handbook for the Rebel Artist in a Post-Democratic Society marks a transformation from its sister book, Exercises for Rebel Artists, into a pedagogical matrix suited for use as a performance handbook and conceptual tool for artists, activists, theorists, pedagogues, and trans-disciplinary border crossers of all stripes.

 

Magical Women: The Neurodivergent artists magazine Vol. 1

Editor: Magical Women | Reference: P4166 | Type: Publication

With 49 contributors of artworks and words, this magazine is a real snapshot of Neurodivergent and survivor women’s voices and visions today.

Contributions are organised into nine chapters: Esoteric Sensory Bodies, Persist, Tangled and Complex, The Specially Initiated Alone, Obscuring those Beneath, Into the Woods, Unearthered/ Returning to the Hills, Precarious Arbitarity / Radically Nuanced, and All that glistens.

 

Color of Violence: The INCITE! Anthology

Editor: INCITE! Women of Colour Against Violence | Reference: P4158 | ISBN: 9780822362951 | Type: Publication

The volume’s thirty pieces—which include poems, short essays, position papers, letters, and personal reflections—cover violence against women of color in its myriad forms, manifestations, and settings, while identifying the links between gender, militarism, reproductive and economic violence, prisons and policing, colonialism, and war.

Contributors. Dena Al-Adeeb, Patricia Allard, Lina Baroudi, Communities Against Rape and Abuse (CARA), Critical Resistance, Sarah Deer, Eman Desouky, Ana Clarissa Rojas Durazo, Dana Erekat, Nirmala Erevelles, Sylvanna Falcón, Rosa Linda Fregoso, Emi Koyama, Elizabeth “Betita” Martínez, maina minahal, Nadine Naber, Stormy Ogden, Julia Chinyere Oparah, Beth Richie, Andrea J. Ritchie, Dorothy Roberts, Loretta J. Ross, s.r., Puneet Kaur Chawla Sahota, Renee Saucedo, Sista II Sista, Aishah Simmons, Andrea Smith, Neferti Tadiar, TransJustice, Haunani-Kay Trask, Traci C. West, Janelle White

The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities

Editor: Ching-In Chen, Jai Dulani, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha | Reference: P4157 | ISBN: 978-1-84935-262-8 | Type: Publication

This watershed collection breaks the dangerous silence surrounding the “secret” of intimate violence within social justice circles. Just as importantly, it provides practical strategies for dealing with abuse and creating safety without relying on the coercive power of the state. It offers life-saving alternatives for survivors, while building a movement where no one is left behind.

Dr Duckie

Digital Reference: EF5381 | Type: Digital File

Documentation of the event in which Dr Duckie – aka Ben Walters – explained ünt examined his just-completed PhD with Queen Mary University of London on Duckie in the Community. A Library of Performing Rights Open event.

 

LADA Screens: Katherine Araniello, a celebration

Digital Reference: EF5380 | Type: Digital File

Documentation of the evening celebrating the life and Live Art of the brilliant and inspirational artist Katherine Araniello who died on Monday 25 February 2019.

The Minor Gesture

Artist/Author: Erin Manning | Reference: P4127 | ISBN: 978-0822361213 | Type: Publication

Manning extends her previous inquiries into the politics of movement to the concept of the minor gesture.

Support

Artist/Author: Cindy Crabb | Digital Reference: EF5356 | Type: Digital File

A document showing ways to prevent sexual violence and support survivors of sexual abuse.

It's Down to This

Digital Reference: EF5354 | Type: Digital File

Reflections, stories, experiences, critiques, and ideas on community and collective response to sexual violence, abuse, and accountability.

Betrayal - a critical analysis of rape culture in anarchist subcultures

Artist/Author: Words to Fire | Digital Reference: EF5353 | Type: Digital File

Zine on rape culture in the anarchist milieu.

Zine / poetry collection

Artist/Author: Linden Katherine McMahon | Reference: P4097 | Type: Publication

Includes: Pride (poem), Alter treego (poem), Fat Kid Manifesto (poem, extract from Fat Kid Running), Daring the City to Fall into it (poems + a short story), No guilt in Pleasure (zine)

Dalit Panther Archive: First and last issue

Editor: Shrujana Niranjani Shridhar, Nayantara Bhatkal | Reference: P4096 | Type: Publication

Zine of the project documenting and tracing the Ambedkarite movement in the 1970s.

Shy Radicals: The Anti-systemic Politics of the Introvert Militant

Artist/Author: Hamja Ahsan | Reference: P4094 | ISBN: 978-1906012571 | Type: Publication

Drawing together communiques, covert interviews and underground histories of introvert struggles (Introfada), here for the first time is a detailed documentation of the political demands of shy people. 

Signed copy.

The Live Art Almanac Vol. 5

Editor: Bojana Janković, Megan Vaughan, Lois Keidan | Reference: P3977 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-4-0 | Type: Publication

A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2015 and December 2017. Selected through recommendations and an open call for submissions, Volume 5 reflects the dynamic, international contexts that Live Art and radical performance practices occupy.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

PINKO #1

Editor: Pinko Collective | Reference: P4077 | ISBN: 2689-3142 | Type: Publication

First print issue of the journal published by a collective for thinking gay communism together.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Trap Door: Trans Cultural Production and the Politics of Visibility

Editor: Reina Gossett, Eric A. Stanley, Johanna Burton | Reference: P4076 | ISBN: 9-780262-036603 | Type: Publication

Delves into themes as wide-ranging yet interconnected as beauty, performativity, activism, and police brutality. Collectively, they attest to how trans people are frequently offered “doors”—entrances to visibility and recognition—that are actually “traps,” accommodating trans bodies and communities only insofar as they cooperate with dominant norms.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Louche #1: Beginnings and Becomings

Editor: Georgeous Michael | Reference: P4075 | Type: Publication

Asking urgent questions about drag today, Louche takes a critical and constructive approach to queer performance culture: its past, present and future. Featuring contributions from over thirty artists, writers and illustrators.

Connect Create Change: Leading Collaborative Arts in Ireland

Editor: Create | Reference: P4066 | Type: Publication

Five year strategy by Create, Ireland for 2020-2025

Jennifer Doyle in conversation with Ron Athey

Digital Reference: EF5330 | Type: Digital File

A specially filmed conversation between Ron Athey and writer Jennifer Doyle. Filmed in LA for LADA Screens by Brittany Neimeth.

Part of LADA Screens 6.

Performance y arte contemporáneo: Discursos, prácticas, problemas

Artist/Author: Juan Albarrán | Reference: P4062 | ISBN: 978-8437640341 | Type: Publication

. An introduction to performance in the territory of art: far from proposing a linear history, the volume offers a series of thematic and transversal approaches to performance.

In Spanish.

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

Artist/Author: Greta Thunberg | Reference: P4057 | ISBN: 978-0141991740 | Type: Publication

The book brings Greta in her own words, collecting her speeches that have made history.

So Real It Hurts

Artist/Author: Lydia Lunch | Reference: P4050 | ISBN: 978-1-60980-943-0 | Type: Publication

Through personal essays, interviews, and poetic verse, punk musician and cultural icon Lydia Lunch claws and rakes at the reader's conscience in this powerful, uninhibited feminist collection.

Confession de Ron Athey

Artist/Author: Gabreilla Greeb | Digital Reference: EF5329 | Type: Digital File

Super 8 film was made at the Festival de l’Etrange, Vidéotheque de Paris. Produced by Homemade FIlms.

Part of LADA Screens 6.

Hotel Obscura

Artist/Author: Die Fabrikanten, Anatol Bogendorfer | Digital Reference: EF5341 | Type: Digital File

A documentary about a series of one-to-one performances that took place in a hotel in Austria.

Part of LADA Screens. The film was available online  4 April to 28 April 2017 on the LADA Screens Channel. Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Birthmark

Artist/Author: Liberate Tate | Digital Reference: EF5333 | Type: Digital File

A film documenting the unsanctioned live performance in Tate Britain: in the run up to the international climate talks in Paris as the artists invited Tate to reconsider their sponsorship deal with BP, and to begin to erase this scar from their skin.

Part of LADA Screens 9. The film was availble online between 30 April ­and 13 May 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel.

The Gluts Go To Copenhagen

Artist/Author: The Gluts | Digital Reference: EF5329 | Type: Digital File

A short documentary made during a climate change summit, COP15, which took place in Copenhagen in December 2009.

This video was part of LADA Screens, and was available online from 30 November 2015 to 13 December 2015.

HD Video, 37 minutes.

Last Night Art Saved My Life

Digital Reference: EF5320 | Type: Digital File

Audio recording from the informal event which included a practical session of creating ‘access and equality riders’ for artists and audiences. LADA, 26 June 2018. 2 audio files.

The Crossing of Innumerable Paths

Artist/Author: Guy Brett | Reference: P4049 | ISBN: 978-1-909932-531 | Type: Publication

The fourteen essays bringing together a unique gathering of artists, many of whome make works which arise out of responses to the situation or the environment in which they find themselves.

PRAXIS Vol 2: The Town as Art Centre

Editor: Chrissie Tiller, Patrick Fox, Heather Peak Morison, Emma Fry | Reference: P4047 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-6-4 | Type: Publication

An invitation to encounter work and thinking that is in motion. Taking two years of projects and initiatives by Heart of Glass, a national agency for collaborative and social practice based in St Helens, as its starting point, the publication explores the interface between theory and practice.

Art for Animals: Visual Culture and Animal Advocacy, 1870-1914

Artist/Author: J. Keri Cronin | Reference: P4044 | ISBN: 978-0271080109 | Type: Publication

Explores the early history of animal rights through the images and the people who harnessed their power.

Tasteless, Crude, and Politically Progressive

Artist/Author: Paul David Young | Reference: A0856 | Type: Article

On Christoph Schlingensief, solo exhibition at MoMA S1, March-August 2014.

Arts of the Working Class: the Americas Issue

Editor: Elizabeth Otto, The Winter Office | Reference: P4038 | Type: Publication

The 7th issue of the newspaper is the first one to focus on a region; it commits to reconsidering Americas colonial stories and their marks on its present global condition. In multiple languages.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Touched Bodies: The Performative Turn in Latin American Art

Artist/Author: Mara Polgovsky Ezcurra | Reference: P4031 | ISBN: 9-781978-802025 | Type: Publication

What is the role of pleasure and pain in the politics of art?  Polgovsky Ezcurra approaches this question as she examines the flourishing of live and intermedial performance in Latin America during times of authoritarianism and its significance during transitions to democracy.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

Editor: Teresa Brayshaw, Anna Fenemore, and Noel Witts | Reference: P4028 | ISBN: 978-1138785342 | Type: Publication

Combines extracts from over 70 international practitioners, companies, collectives and makers from the fields of dance, theatre, music, live and performance art, and activism to form a sourcebook for students, researchers and practitioners.

Performing Identities: Performative Practices in Post-Handover Hong Kong Art & Activism

Artist/Author: wen yau | Reference: P4041 | Type: Publication

Doctoral thesis printed in limited edition of 20 copies; focuses on performative practices and the performativity of artists and their activist counterparts in the Umbrella Movement (2014).

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)