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Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

Artist/Author: Uri McMillan | Reference: P2837 | ISBN: 978-1479852475 | Type: Publication

Tracing a dynamic genealogy of performance from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, Uri McMillan contends that black women artists practiced a purposeful self- objectification, transforming themselves into art objects.

The Amazing Decade: Women and Performance Art in America, 1970-1980

Editor: Moira Roth | Reference: P2495 | ISBN: 0937122092 | Type: Publication

A detailed study of the role women artists played in the develpment and expansion of performance art

Adrian Piper: Race, Gender and Embodiment

Artist/Author: John P. Bowles | Reference: P2396 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-4920-4 | Type: Publication

Adrian Piper's Mythic Being performances critically engaged wtih popular representations of race, gender, sexuality and class; confronting viewers and forcing them to reconsider assumptions about the social construction of identity. An in-depth analysis of Piper's work.

Enacting Others: Politics of Identity

Artist/Author: Cherise Smith | Reference: P2395 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-4799-6 | Type: Publication

Adrian Piper, Eleanor Antin, Anna Deavere Smith and Nikki S Lee have all crossed racial, ethnic, gender and class boundaries in works they have concieved and performed. Cherise Smith analyses their engagements with issues of identity through close readings of perfromances by each artist.

Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art

Editor: Valerie Cassel Oliver | Reference: P2286 | ISBN: 9781933619385 | Type: Publication

Publication to coincide with 2013 Exhibition in Houston, US.

Black Male – Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Thelma Golden | Reference: P1991 | ISBN: 0-87427-093-6 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of an exhibition exploring the changing perceptions of African-American masculinity as interpreted in painting, sculpture, photography, and mixed-media work, as well as in film and video. Essays by leading voices in African-American art criticism and cultural studies: Elizabeth Alexander bell hooks, Isaac Julien and Kobena Mercer, Tricia Rose, Andrew Ross, and Greg Tate.

The ‘do-it-yourself’ artwork: Participation from Fluxus to new media

Artist/Author: various | Editor: Anna Dezeuze | Reference: P1523 | ISBN: 9780719081446 | Type: Publication

The ‘do-it-yourself’ artwork: Participation from Fluxus to new mediaThis volume consists of fifteen essays by art historians, critics and curators, which are divided into three sections. Part 1 addresses the emergence of spectator participation in the 1960s, whilst Part 2 brings together in-depth case studies of specific participatory practices in the 1960s, 1970s and 1990s, analysing the issues that they raise in their very modes of operation. The more general critical essays in Part 3 map out a range of theoretical approaches to the ‘do-it-yourself’ artwork.

Art and Feminism

Editor: Helena Reckitt and Peggy Phelan | Reference: P0229 | ISBN: 0-7148-3529-3 | Type: Publication

Anthology of voices of key contemporary artists concerned with feminism, from the 1960s to the 1990s/beginning of 2000s, with text by Reckitt and Phelan. Includes biographical information. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Deleuze and Performance

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Laura Cull | Reference: P1277 | ISBN: 978-0-7486-3504-7 | Type: Publication

Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights: Screening Programme

Artist/Author: Adrien Sina | Reference: D0343 | Type: DVD

See accompanying lecture notes (A0205)Compiled for the Long Table on Performance and Human Rights, April 2005 for PSi 12. Partnership between EEC, Queen Mary Univerity of London and the Live Art Development Agency

Simultaneous Equivalents

Artist/Author: Redell Olsen | Reference: A0022 | Type: Article