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CHOREOGRAPHY / KOREOGRAFI 2

Editor: Solveig Styve Holte, Ann-Christin Kongsness and Venke Marie Sortland | Reference: P4035 | ISBN: 2535-5634 | Type: Publication

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.

Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Artist/Author: Amber Jamilla Musser | Reference: P4027 | ISBN: 9781479830954 | Type: Publication

Works against the framing of black and brown bodies as sexualized, objectified, and abject, and offers multiple ways of thinking with and through sensation and aesthetics.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Christoph Schlingensief: Art without Borders

Editor: Tara Forrest, Anna Teresa Scheer | Reference: P4015 | ISBN: 978-1841503196 | Type: Publication

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).

Porno-Graphics and Porno-Tactics: Desire, Affect, and Representation in Pornograph

Editor: Eirini Avramopoulou and Irene Peano | Reference: P4000 | ISBN: 978-0-692-72054-7 | Type: Publication

Asks whether, and how, it is possible to re-appropriate pornography and think through it critically and creatively for a project of liberation.

Nonbinary: Memoirs of gender and identity

Editor: Micah Rajunov, Scott Duane | Reference: P4023 | ISBN: 978-0231185332 | Type: Publication

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

Black Sun

Editor: Will Holder | Reference: P4021 | ISBN: 9780995713376 | Type: Publication

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

Artist/Author: Emma Frankland | Reference: P4014 | ISBN: 978-1786826459 | Type: Publication

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?

Editor: Sophia Yadong Hao | Reference: P4008 | ISBN: 9783956793783 | Type: Publication

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).

Resilient and resisting documentation

Editor: Jet Moon | Reference: P3984 | Type: Publication

Project zines; Fierce, intimate oral histories, collaborative stories, D.I.Y. research and interviews from people at the intersection of several kinds of marginalisation. 

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

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

Artist/Author: Amelia Abraham | Reference: P3995 | ISBN: 978-1509866168 | Type: Publication

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

Artist/Author: Tim Miller | Reference: P3982 | ISBN: 978-0299322601 | Type: Publication

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).

This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook

Editor: Extinction Rebellion | Reference: P3980 | ISBN: 978-0141991443 | Type: Publication

This is a book of truth and action. It has facts to arm you, stories to empower you, pages to fill in and pages to rip out, alongside instructions on how to rebel – from organising a roadblock to facing arrest.

Queer Beograd Border Fuckers Cabaret: The Scripts, 2004–2011

Editor: Jet Moon | Reference: P3994 | ISBN: 978-8690930340 | Type: Publication

This front line queer theatre tells first hand stories of how it is to be LGBT/Queer in Serbia and reveals the underlying issues of war, closed borders, neofascism and a country in the process of change.

In English and Serbian.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Acts of Passion: Sexuality, Gender, and Performance

Editor: Nina Rapi, Maya Chowdhry | Reference: P3953 | ISBN: 978-1560231080 | Type: Publication

Draws on the experiences and expertise of a wide range of lesbian practitioners and theorists to explore the impact and influences of sexuality and gender on performance.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Shirin Neshat: Two Installations

Editor: Bill Horrigan | Reference: P3959 | ISBN: 978-1881390268 | Type: Publication

Catalogue which accompanies  films exploring the social, political and psychological dimensions of women's experience in contemporary Islamic societies.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
 

Art & Queer Culture

Editor: Richard Meyer, Catherine Lord | Reference: P3930 | ISBN: 978-0714878348 | Type: Publication

A survey of visual art and alternative sexualities from the late nineteenth century to the present.

Performance, Ethics and Spectatorship in a Global Age

Artist/Author: Helena Grehan | Reference: P3968 | ISBN: 978-0230518018 | Type: Publication

Takes performance studies in exciting new directions, exploring the ways in which ethics can be used to understand the complex questions facing contemporary spectators.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Trans*Plant: My Disease is an Artistic Creation

Artist/Author: Quimera Rosa | Reference: P3936 | Type: Publication

Information on a new transdisciplinary project of plant / human / animal / machine hybridisation started in 2016. 

Performing Citizenship: Bodies, Agencies, Limitations

Editor: Paula Hildebrandt, Kerstin Evert, Sibylle Peters, Mirjam Schaub, Kathrin Wildner, Gesa Ziemer | Reference: P3909 | ISBN: 978-3-319-97501-6 | Type: Publication

Discusses how citizenship is performed today, through the optic of the arts, in particular the performing arts, but also from the perspective of a wide range of academic disciplines such as urbanism and media studies, cultural education and postcolonial theory.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Performance Art and the Conflict in Northern Ireland: A Troubles Archive Essay

Artist/Author: Christa-Maria Lerm Hayes with Karine Talec | Reference: P3779 | Type: Publication

A Troubles Archive Essay. Includes the programme for Performance Art + Northern Ireland, exhibition at the Golden Thread Gallery (13/8/2015 – 30/9/2015) 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

White Fragility: why it’s so hard for white people to talk about racism

Artist/Author: Robin Diangelo | Reference: P3776 | ISBN: 978-0-8070-4741-5 | Type: Publication

Deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and “allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to ‘bad people’” (Claudia Rankine).

Queer Sex: A Trans and Non-Binary Guide to Intimacy, Pleasure and Relationships

Editor: Juno Roche | Reference: P3771 | ISBN: 978-1785924064 | Type: Publication

Discusses sex, desire and dating with leading figures from the trans and non-binary community. 

Readings in Performance and Ecology

Editor: Wendy Arons and Theresa J. May | Reference: P3773 | ISBN: 978-1-137-46700-3 | Type: Publication

Focuses on how theatre, dance, and other forms of performance are helping to transform our ecological values. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Strange Natures: Futurity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination

Artist/Author: Nicole Seymour | Reference: P3762 | ISBN: 9780252079160 | Type: Publication

Reveals a tradition of queer environmentalism in contemporary literature and film from the Americas. 

GraceGraceGrace explore gen-age

Artist/Author: GraceGraceGrace | Reference: P3765 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-3-3 | Type: Publication

Reframes Live Art practice, adopting the handy neologism gen-age, to describe the intersection of gender and age.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

K-Punk: The Collected and Unpublished Writings of Mark Fisher

Artist/Author: Mark Fisher | Editor: Darren Ambrose | Reference: P3761 | ISBN: 978-1912248285 | Type: Publication

Brings together the work of acclaimed blogger, writer, political activist and lecturer, covering the period 2004 – 2016.

Xenofeminism

Artist/Author: Helen Hester | Reference: P3759 | ISBN: 978-1509520626 | Type: Publication

Develops a three–part definition of xenofeminism grounded in the ideas of technomaterialism, anti–naturalism, and gender abolitionism.

Epistemologies of the South: Justice against Epistemicide

Artist/Author: Boaventura De Sousa Santos | Reference: P3755 | ISBN: 978-161205545-9 | Type: Publication

Shows why cognitive injustice underlies all other dimensions; global social justice is not possible without global cognitive justice. 

Futures of Black Radicalism

Editor: Gaye Theresa Johnson and Alex Lubin | Reference: P3747 | ISBN: 9781784787585 | Type: Publication

Key intellectuals—inspired by the new movements and by the seminal work of the scholar Cedric J. Robinson—recall the powerful tradition of Black radicalism while defining new directions for the activists and thinkers it inspires.

The People Will Possess The Wind

Artist/Author: Artists4Corbyn | Reference: P3753 | Type: Publication

In September 2018, during Labour Party conference in Liverpool, a group activists set sail for the Burbo Bank wind farm on board the good ship Discovery; this is the account of their adventures.

Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

Artist/Author: Peter Frase | Reference: P3745 | ISBN: 9781781688137 | Type: Publication

An exploration into the utopias and dystopias that could develop from present society.

Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture

Artist/Author: Ed Morales | Reference: P3748 | ISBN: 9781784783198 | Type: Publication

Explains how Latinx political identities are tied to a long Latin American history of mestizaje—“mixedness” or “hybridity”—and that this border thinking is both a key to understanding bilingual, bicultural Latin cultures and politics and a challenge to America’s infamously black–white racial regime.

SCUM Manifesto

Artist/Author: Valerie Solanas | Reference: P3746 | ISBN: 9781859845530 | Type: Publication

Considered one of the most outrageous, violent and certifiably crazy tracts when it first appeared in 1968, Solanas’ text is reconsidered in Avital Ronell’s introduction, “Deviant Payback: The Aims of Valerie Solanas”.

Performing Labour’s (Non)Futures Universal basic income and the monetary imagination

Artist/Author: Christian Riley Nagler | Reference: A0843 | Type: Article

The universal basic income idea is, overall, profoundly performative, in that it attempts to model the ultimate pragmatism of wider social nets of generosity, and does so by representing the embodied conditions that might be brought into being by such generosity. In this way, the utopian heuristic of an unconditional, guaranteed income is said to be an ‘instrument of freedom’ and a ‘device for economic sanity’. The question is though, as is often the case: freedom and sanity for whom?

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

State of Insecurity: Government of the Precarious

Artist/Author: Isabell Lorey | Reference: P3730 | ISBN: 9781781685969 | Type: Publication

Explores the possibilities for organization and resistance under the contemporary status quo, and anticipates the emergence of a new and disobedient self-government of the precarious.

Read My Lips publication

Editor: Auto Italia | Reference: A0841 | Type: Article

Publication accompanying a survey exhibition of image-making, community activism and public works produced by the seminal AIDS activist art collective Gran Fury between 1987 and 1995.

In misc. folder 7. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Queer Lovers and Hateful Others: Regenerating Violent Times and Places

Artist/Author: Jin Haritaworn | Reference: P3720 | ISBN: 978-0745330617 | Type: Publication

Berlin is once more capital of queer arts and tourism. Queerness is more visible today than it has been for decades, but at what cost? This book argues that queer subjects have become a lovely sight only through being cast in the shadow of the new folk devil, the ‘homophobic migrant’ who is rendered by society as hateful, homophobic and disposable.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers’ Rights

Artist/Author: Molly Smith, Juno Mac | Reference: P3723 | ISBN: 978-1786633606 | Type: Publication

Do you have to think that prostitution is good to support sex worker rights? How do sex worker rights fit with feminist and anti-capitalist politics? Is criminalising clients progressive – and can the police deliver justice?
 

David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at Night

Editor: David Breslin, David Kiehl | Reference: P3715 | ISBN: 978-0300221886 | Type: Publication

Comprehensively examines the life and art of David Wojnarowicz (1954-1992), who came to prominence in New York’s East Village art world of the 1980s, actively embracing all media and forging an expansive range of work both fiercely political and highly personal.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Unheard Voices: Sounds of MID

Editor: Music In Detention | Reference: D2307 | Type: DVD

A collection of music and words created in MiD workshops.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

From Chiapas to Wales

Artist/Author: Guillermo Gómez-Peña | Reference: A0844 | Type: Article

Excerpt from the publication Two Chicanos on the Road.

Unlimited Action: The performance of extremity in the 1970s

Artist/Author: Dominic Johnson | Reference: P3717 | ISBN: 978-1-5261-3551-3 | Type: Publication

It examines the ‘performance of extremity’ as practices at the limits of the histories of performance and art, in performance art’s most fertile and prescient decade, the 1970s. Dominic Johnson recounts and analyses game-changing performance events by six artists: Kerry Trengove, Ulay, Genesis P-Orridge, Anne Bean, the Kipper Kids, and Stephen Cripps.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives

Artist/Author: Judith Halberstam | Reference: P3719 | ISBN: 978-0814735855 | Type: Publication

Examines the significance of the transgender body and presents a series of case studies focused on the meanings of masculinity in its dominant and alternative forms – especially female and trans-masculinities as they exist within subcultures, and are appropriated within mainstream culture.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)