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Split Asunder: Obstetric Violence and Pain in Máiréad Delaney’s At What Point It Breaks (20170)

Artist/Author: Kate Antosik-Parsons | Digital Reference: EF5315 | Type: Digital File

Examines the embodiment of pain in Máiréad Delaney’s performance.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Performing Image

Artist/Author: Isobel Harbison | Reference: P3973 | ISBN: 9780262039215 | Type: Publication

Examines how artists have combined performance and moving image in their work since the 1960s, and how this work anticipates our changing relations to images since the advent of smart phones and the spread of online prosumerism.

New Media Dramaturgy: Performance, Media and New-Materialism

Artist/Author: Peter Eckersall, Helena Grehan, Edward Scheer | Reference: P3990 | ISBN: 978-1137556035 | Type: Publication

Illuminates the shift in approaches to the uses of theatre and performance technology in the past twenty-five years and develops an account of new media dramaturgy (NMD), an approach to theatre informed by what the technology itself seems to want to say.

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)

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)

Thought in the Act

Artist/Author: Erin Manning,‎ Brian Massumi | Reference: P3534 | ISBN: 978-0816679676 | Type: Publication

Combining philosophy and aesthetics, this is a unique exploration of creative practice as a form of thinking. 

Applying Performance: Live Art, Socially Engaged Theatre and Affective Practice

Artist/Author: Nicola Shaughnessy | Reference: P3535 | ISBN: 978-1349317059 | Type: Publication

Draws upon cognitive and affect theory to examine applications of contemporary performance practices in educational, social and community contexts. The writing is situated in the spaces between making and performance, exploring the processes of creating work defined variously as collaborative, participatory and socially engaged.

The Soul at Work

Artist/Author: Franco "Bifo" Berardi | Reference: P3259 | ISBN: 978-1584350767 | Type: Publication

Key member of the Italian Autonomist movement and a close associate of Félix Guattari argues that the Marxist/Hegelian concept of alienation and the communal bonds arising from the collective experience of the workforce are under erosion in today's technological society, 

Between Us: Audiences, Affect and the In-Between

Artist/Author: Joanne 'Bob' Whalley, Lee Miller | Reference: P3267 | ISBN: 978-1137584045 | Type: Publication

Introducing the idea of performance as a shared transformative experience, this engaging book will help you make sense of the performer/audience interaction in a landscape where boundaries are collapsing. 

Beyond Immersive Theatre: Aesthetics, Politics and Productive Participation

Artist/Author: Adam Alston | Reference: P3101 | ISBN: 978-1137480439 | Type: Publication

Does immersive theatre model a particular kind of politics, or a particular kind of audience? What’s involved in the production and consumption of immersive theatre aesthetics? Is a productive audience always an empowered audience? And do the terms of an audience’s empowerment stand up to political scrutiny?

Theatre and Law

Artist/Author: Alan Read | Reference: P3014 | ISBN: 978-1137469557 | Type: Publication

The first comprehensive account of the complex relations between legal process and performances. Through ten major principles of performance within law, it establishes how law itself is a performative mode of practice and reflects upon the co-dependence of law, performance and politics in celebrated works of theatre.

Theatre and Therapy

Artist/Author: Dr Fintan Walsh | Reference: P3005 | ISBN: 978-0230293274 | Type: Publication

Walsh argues that there are many links between theatre and therapy when considering actor training, theatre in therapeutic contexts, and contemporary theatre and performance.

Performing Animality: Animals in Performance Practice

Editor: Jennifer Parker-Starbuck and Dr Lourdes Orozco | Reference: P2923 | ISBN: 978-1137373120 | Type: Publication

Theoretical and creative interventions into the presence of the animal and ideas of animality in performance.

Schizoproduction: Artistic Research and Performance in the Context of Immanent Capitalism

Artist/Author: Tero Nauha | Reference: P2833 | ISBN: 978-9526670690 | Type: Publication

Written part of a doctoral dissertation, presenting the artistic works (performances, live-art projects and works on video ) and setting them in a larger context. The research presents the transformation that has taken place starting from the industrialism and modernism.

Archivi Affettivi / Affective Archives

Editor: Marco Pustianaz, Giulia Palladini, Annalisa Sacchi | Reference: P2169 | ISBN: 978-88-98269-01-3 | Type: Digital File

Includes DVD. Catalogue for a conference in Vercelli and Turin in November 2010, Affective Archives. The catalogue gathers project documents, manifestos and contracts, open calls, addresses to the speakers and self-reflective essays, besides all the abstracts of papers and a selection of images gleaned from the spectatorial documentation that was specifically encouraged.

Trashing Performance,Under- and Overwhelmed: Emotion and Performance, Keynote

Artist/Author: Gavin Butt, Adrian Heathfield, Lauren Berlant | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

Trashing Performance Talks. Under- and Overwhelmed: Emotion and Performance (Part 1)- the second year of Performance Matters – 25-29th October 2011.

Theatre and Feeling

Artist/Author: Erin Hurley | Editor: Jen Harvie and Dan Rebellato | Reference: P1536 | ISBN: 9780230218468 | Type: Publication

Part of Palgrave Mcmillan’s ‘small books on theatre and everything else’ series, co-edited by Jen Harvie and Dan Rebellato.

Performing Idea: Dialogue Project: Moving - Writing

Artist/Author: Adrian Heathfield, Jonathan Burrows | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

Performance Matters Performing Idea Dialogues,Toynbee Studios 04.10.10:Choreographer Jonathan Burrows and writer and curator Adrian Heathfield have developed a dialogue around the relationship between writing and dancing. They were interested in exploring the creative tension between the distinctive affects of embodied actions and spoken words, investigating their different roles in the making and receiving of meaning. They were fascinated by those moments of intensity – unforgettable yet unspeakable – where something of life is disclosed between sense and sensibility. What are the relative weights of gestures and words in a performance space? How can each open to the other? What place does music occupy in a negotiation between muted movements and sonorous words? What might be some principles of composition for a generative relation between creative writing and choreography?