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Britney Spears Custody Battle Vs. Zeus in Swan Rape Shocker

Artist/Author: Lucy Hutson | Reference: D2301 | Type: DVD

Performance video: The Marlborough Pub and Theatre, Brighton, 2015 (42mins)

For a digital copy see EF5286.

3 cartoons

Artist/Author: Lucy Hutson | Reference: D2302 | Type: DVD

For a digital copy see EF5286.

The Day of the Duck

Artist/Author: Helen Stratford & Lawrence Bradby | Reference: P3683 | ISBN: 9780993337338 | Type: Publication

Explores Englishness, pseudo public space and what it is to be considered an unwelcome migratory visitor in contemporary Britain through the eyes of a particularly pesky Muscovy duck.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Performance Histories from East Asia 1960s–90s: An IAPA Reader

Editor: Victor Wang | Reference: P3678 | Type: Publication

Brings together a variety of essays, photographs and archival materials and on the history of early performance art in East Asia. The publication will include texts by  An invaluable new research tool, the publication is available free at events and online.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

M21 documentation

Editor: DASH and LADA | Digital Reference: EF5287 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from the Live Art event by disabled artists in the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games, May 2012

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

M21 documentation

Editor: DASH and LADA | Reference: D2305 | Type: DVD

Documentation from the Live Art event by disabled artists in the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games, May 2012

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Homosexuality: Power and Politics

Editor: The Gay Left Collective | Reference: P3644 | ISBN: 9781788732406 | Type: Publication

After the leading organisations of radical sexual politics imploded or dissolved, the Gay Left Collective formed a research group to make sense of the changing terrain of sexuality and politics. Its goal was to formulate a rigorous Marxist analysis of sexual oppression, while linking the struggle against homophobia with a wider array of struggles, all under the banner of socialism.

If They Come in the Morning… - Voices of Resistance

Editor: Angela Y. Davis | Reference: P3640 | ISBN: 9781784787691 | Type: Publication

An account of Angela Davis’s incarceration and the struggles surrounding it, but also perhaps the most comprehensive and thorough analysis of the prison system of the United State.

Come Together: The Years of Gay Liberation 1970-73

Editor: Aubrey Walter | Reference: P3643 | ISBN: 9781788732376 | Type: Publication

Tells the incredible story of the emerging radicalism of the Gay Liberation Front, providing a vivid history of the movement, as well as the new ideas and practices it gave rise to across the United Kingdom.

Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil

Artist/Author: W.E.B. Du Bois | Reference: P3639 | ISBN: 9781784787752 | Type: Publication

Explicitly addresses significant issues, such as the oppression of women and Eurocentric standards of beauty, the historical rise of the idea of whiteness, and the abridgement of democracy along race, class, and gender lines.

Lucy Hutson video collection

Artist/Author: Lucy Hutson | Digital Reference: EF5286 | Type: Digital File

Includes:
– video of Bi-Curious George and Other Side Kicks, The Yard Theatre, London, January 2018 (1hr)
– video of Britney Spears Custody Battle Vs. Zeus in Swan Rape Shocker, The Marlborough Pub and Theatre, Brighton, 2015 (42mins)
– cartoons

When Species Meet

Artist/Author: Donna J. Haraway | Reference: P3658 | ISBN: 978-0816650460 | Type: Publication

Contemplates the interactions of humans with many kinds of critters, especially with those called domestic.

Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure

Artist/Author: Lynne Segal | Reference: P3635 | ISBN: 9781781687567 | Type: Publication

Examines an array of issues, including sex as a subversive activity, the “liberated orgasm,” sex advice literature, gender uncertainties, queer politics, anti-pornography campaigns and the rise of the moral right.

Beasts of Burden: Animal and Disability Liberation

Artist/Author: Sunaura Taylor | Reference: P3661 | ISBN: 978-1620971284 | Type: Publication

How much of what we understand of ourselves as “human” depends on our physical and mental abilities—how we move (or cannot move) in and interact with the world? And how much of our definition of “human” depends on its difference from “animal”?

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Living a Feminist Life

Artist/Author: Sara Ahmed | Reference: P3654 | ISBN: 978-0822363194 | Type: Publication

Shows how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist at home and at work.

Pink Triangles: Radical Perspectives on Gay Liberation

Editor: Pam Mitchell | Reference: P3645 | ISBN: 9781788732345 | Type: Publication

Each essay shares two fundamental premises. First, that the oppression of gays and lesbians is not an isolated case, and therefore their struggle is necessarily part of a larger movement for social liberation. And, second, that the experience of gays and lesbians uphold the basic tenets of a foundational Marxism, and that they are uniquely placed to contribute to a revitalisation of Marxist theory.

Resist!: How to Be an Activist in the Age of Defiance

Artist/Author: Michael Segalov | Reference: P3625 | ISBN: 978-1786272171 | Type: Publication

How-to guide for people looking to make a stand. Included are solid pieces of advice, practical tips and inspirational stories from those who have already successfully stood up and made a difference.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

 

Rhodes Must Fall: The Struggle to Decolonise the Racist Heart of Empire

Artist/Author: Rhodes Must Fall Movement Oxford | Editor: Brian Kwoba, Rose Chantiluke, Athinangamso Nkopo | Reference: P3620 | ISBN: 978-1786993908 | Type: Publication

When students at Oxford University called for a statue of Cecil Rhodes to be removed, following similar calls by students in Cape Town, the significance of these protests was felt across continents. This was not simply about tearing down an outward symbol of British imperialism – a monument glorifying a colonial conqueror – but about confronting the toxic inheritance of the past, and challenging the continued underrepresentation of people of colour at universities.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Performance Now: Live Art for 21st Century

Artist/Author: RoseLee Goldberg | Reference: P3613 | ISBN: 9780500021255 | Type: Publication

This major survey charts the development of live art across six continents since the turn of the twenty- first century, revealing how it has become an increasingly essential vehicle for communicating ideas across the globe in the new millennium.

Scottee: I Made It

Editor: Jen Harvie | Reference: P3610 | ISBN: 978-0-9935611-8-4 | Type: Publication

Celebrates Scottee as a maker, and marks both the achievement and the influence of his work, the fact he not only survived the violence and traumas so much of his work depicts, but thrived.

The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

LGBTQ+ Night-time Spaces: Past, Present & Future

Editor: Ben Campkin, Laura Marshall, and Rebecca Ross | Reference: P3606 | Type: Publication

Seventh issue in the Urban Pamphleteer series, gathering perspectives, provocations and vignettes on London’s LGBTQ+ night-time spaces

Your Silence Will Not Protect You

Artist/Author: Audre Lorde | Reference: P3564 | ISBN: 978-0-99571-622-3 | Type: Publication

Brings Lorde’s essential poetry, speeches and essays, including ‘The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House’, together in one volume for the first time.

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

Practice and Power

Reference: P3585 | Type: Publication

Programme for the event exploring questions of negotiation, exchange and representation in contemporary collaborative arts practice. (20-23 June 2018, Dublin.)

The Town is the Venue

Artist/Author: Deveron Projects | Reference: P3552 | Type: Publication

Describes the framework in which Deveron Projects works and contributes to the social wellbeing of Huntly.

Actions

Editor: Eleonora Fabião, André Lepecki | Reference: P3555 | ISBN: 978-85-69099-02-4 | Type: Publication

A chronology of actions she performed between 2008 and 2015. The book was made in a limited edition, to be given, received, traded, lost, found, purposely lost lost, donated lent, passed on – and never sold.

“Not/There”: Croce, Criticism, and the Culture Wars

Artist/Author: Roger Copeland | Reference: A0814 | Type: Article

Rekindles the debate about 'victim art' through an analysis on Arlene Croce's essay 'Discussing the Undiscussible'. 

Collective culture

Artist/Author: Jessie Hoskin, Nick Mahony, Ashish Ghadiali | Reference: A0822

Culture and democracy are two sides of the same coin; we need to create structures that reflect this.

In misc. journals.

Clare Thornton collection

Artist/Author: Clare Thornton | Reference: P3544 | Type: Publication

Includes:
-Corridors, Stairways & Corners
-A Lexicon ofLabour Movements
-The Italic I (Tacturiency)
Generously donated to LADA's Study Room by Clare Thornton.

In the glass cabinet.

The Little Book of Answers Vol.1

Artist/Author: Laura Malacart | Reference: P3539 | Type: Publication

Compiles the correct answers of six UK naturalisation exams.

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

Bugs

Artist/Author: Life of a Craphead | Reference: V0771 | Type: Video

A satire about a bug society and its most powerful family. 72 mins.

Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movemen

Artist/Author: Charlotte Cooper | Reference: P3540 | ISBN: 978-1910849002 | Type: Publication

A fat activist with more than 30 years experience, lifts the lid on a previously unexplored social movement and offers a fresh perspective on one of the major problems of our times.

Political Dance

Artist/Author: Sarah Rubidge | Reference: A0797 | Type: Article

Is dance an appropriate medium for political debate?

Alternative London

Artist/Author: Nicholas Saunders | Reference: P3524 | ISBN: 978-0704502871 | Type: Publication

5th edition of the 1970s guide to alternative living.

Decolonizing Solidarity: Dilemmas and Directions for Supporters of Indigenous Struggles

Artist/Author: Clare Land | Reference: P3531 | ISBN: 978-1783601721 | Type: Publication

Interrogates the often fraught endeavours of activists from colonial backgrounds seeking to be politically supportive of Indigenous struggles.

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

The Avant-garde: Race, Religion, War

Artist/Author: Mike Sell | Reference: P3500 | ISBN: 978-1906497996 | Type: Publication

How have avant-gardes been shaped by racism and contributed to racist power and imperialism? How have the claims made by avant-garde political and artistic groups to liberate humanity been indebted to religious intolerance? And how has the vanguard commitment to radical cultural action contributed to war, terror, and destruction? 

Impossible Glossary

Editor: hablarenarte | Reference: P3486 | ISBN: 978-84-697-9220-9 | Type: Publication

What do we understand by collaborative artistic practices in Spain? After three years of research, this publication bears witness to the diversity of points of view and opinions by Spanish artists and key agents working in this field. 

The aim in bringing these voices together in a single publication is that they will add to the already existing discussion in English and will influence future theoretical discourses more broadly.

Everywhere is Somewhere

Artist/Author: Naseem Khan | Reference: P3483 | ISBN: 978-1-910422-39-7 | Type: Publication

Khan describes her unusual mixed family background and the pioneering role she played from the sixties onwards in the recognition of ethnic and minority arts.

Jarideh - documentation and artist interview

Artist/Author: Tania El Khoury | Digital Reference: EF5282 | Type: Digital File

One to One performance that takes place in a public café and explores surveillance and profiling in “the war on terror.”  The eight minute video includes an interview with the artist.

The Power of Feminist Art: The American Movement of the 1970S, History and Impact

Editor: Norma Broude, Mary D Garrard | Reference: P3510 | ISBN: 0-8109-3732-8 | Type: Publication

Since its inception nearly 25 years ago, the feminist art movement has transformed the art world. Now, two professors of art history bring together 18 influential historians, critics, and artists to create this landmark volume.

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