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Dr Duckie

Digital Reference: EF5381

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

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

Author: Erin Manning | Reference: P4127 | ISBN: 978-0822361213
Manning extends her previous inquiries into the politics of movement to the concept of the minor gesture.

Support

Author: Cindy Crabb | Digital Reference: EF5356

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

It's Down to This

Digital Reference: EF5354

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

Zine / poetry collection

Author: Linden Katherine McMahon | Reference: P4097

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)

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

Author: Hamja Ahsan | Reference: P4094 | ISBN: 978-1906012571

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

Reference: P3977 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-4-0

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

Reference: P4077 | ISBN: 2689-3142

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

Reference: P4076 | ISBN: 9-780262-036603

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

Reference: P4075

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.

Performance y arte contemporáneo: Discursos, prácticas, problemas

Author: Juan Albarrán | Reference: P4062 | ISBN: 978-8437640341

. 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

Author: Greta Thunberg | Reference: P4057 | ISBN: 978-0141991740

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

So Real It Hurts

Author: Lydia Lunch | Reference: P4050 | ISBN: 978-1-60980-943-0

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

Author: Gabreilla Greeb | Digital Reference: EF5329

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

Author: Die Fabrikanten, Anatol Bogendorfer | Digital Reference: EF5341

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

Author: Liberate Tate | Digital Reference: EF5333

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.

Jennifer Doyle in conversation with Ron Athey

Digital Reference: EF5330

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.

Last Night Art Saved My Life

Digital Reference: EF5320

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

Author: Guy Brett | Reference: P4049 | ISBN: 978-1-909932-531

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

Reference: P4047 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-6-4

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.

The Gluts Go To Copenhagen

Author: The Gluts | Digital Reference: EF5329

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.

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

Author: J. Keri Cronin | Reference: P4044 | ISBN: 978-0271080109

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

Arts of the Working Class: the Americas Issue

Reference: P4038

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)

The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

Reference: P4028 | ISBN: 978-1138785342

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

Author: wen yau | Reference: P4041

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)

CHOREOGRAPHY / KOREOGRAFI 2

Reference: P4035 | ISBN: 2535-5634

Second edition of the anthology consisting of texts written by artists active within the field of dance and choreography in the Nordic countries.

In Nordic languages and English.

Christoph Schlingensief: Art without Borders

Reference: P4015 | ISBN: 978-1841503196

Consisting of twelve chapters written by leading scholars in the field, and a long interview with Schlingensief himself, the book will provide the reader with the first comprehensive study of the intriguing body of work that Schlingensief has developed over the last thirty years.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Nonbinary: Memoirs of gender and identity

Reference: P4023 | ISBN: 978-0231185332

Thirty authors highlight how our experiences are shaped by a deeply entrenched gender binary. 

Black Sun

Reference: P4021 | ISBN: 9780995713376

Edited in conversation with Krist Gruijthuijsen, the director of KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, to accompany the exhibitions ‘David Wojnarowicz Photography & Film 1978–1992’, ‘Reza Abdoh’, and ‘TIES, TALES AND TRACES: Dedicated to Frank Wagner, Independent Curator (1958–2016)’.

None of Us is Yet a Robot: Five Performances on Gender Identity and the Politics of Transition

Author: Emma Frankland | Reference: P4014 | ISBN: 978-1786826459

Charts artist and performer Emma Frankland's gender transition against a shifting social and political landscape, while grappling with the systematic erasure of trans history.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Of Other Spaces - Where Does Gesture Become Event?

Reference: P4008 | ISBN: 9783956793783

Resonating with the ethos of open dialogue and the experimentation of women artists’ collectives in the 1970s and 1980s, the publication constructs a dynamic, open, and collaborative arena that foregrounds practices of resistance, collectivity, and self-organization. Exhibition catalogue: Cooper Gallery, 28 October 2016 – 16 December 2016.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Queer Intentions: A (Personal) Journey Through LGBTQ + Culture

Author: Amelia Abraham | Reference: P3995 | ISBN: 978-1509866168

Combining intrepid journalism with her own personal experience, Abraham question what it means to be queer in 2019. 

A Body in the O: Performances and Stories

Author: Tim Miller | Reference: P3982 | ISBN: 978-0299322601

An important addition to Miller’s existing body of work, picking up from his show Lay of the Land and moving into his more recent piece, Rooted.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).