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LADA Presents: Neil Bartlett and Nancy Reilly in conversation

Digital Reference: EF5384

Documentation of the event marking World AIDS Day. Included a screening of Ron Vawter’s performance at the ICA in 1993 as part of LIFT and a conversation between Neil Bartlett and Nancy Reilly.

World AIDS Day Screening: Reza Abdoh

Digital Reference: EF5382

Documentation of the event which featured a screening of Theatre Visionary, a documentary about Abdoh, as well as a discussion with film’s director Adam Soch and director and academic Alyson Campbell.

Countersexual Manifesto

Author: Paul B. Preciado | Reference: P4090 | ISBN: 978-0231175623

Seeking to overthrow all constraints on what can be done with and to the body, Preciado offers a provocative challenge to even the most radical claims about gender, sexuality, and desire.

Gothic Queer Culture

Author: Laura Westengard | Reference: P4053 | ISBN: 978-1-4962-1702-8

Using interdisciplinary cultural studies to examine the gothicism in queer art, literature, and thought the author argues that during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries a queer culture has emerged that challenges and responds to traumatic marginalization by creating a distinctly gothic aesthetic.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

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.

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.

Reza Abdoh Collection

Author: Reza Abdoh | Digital Reference: EF5312

Includes:
1 A Medea: Requiem for a Boy, 1986 (2 files)
2 Rusty Sat on a Hill One Dawn …,1987 (2 files)
3 Eva Peron, 1987
4 King Oedipus, 1987
5 Peep Show (videos used in performances), 1988 (2 files)
6 Minamata,1989 (2 files)
7 Pasos en la Obscuridad, 1990
8 The Hip-Hop Waltz of Eurydice, 1990
9 Bogeyman, 1991
10 Train Project (un-edited video project @ L.A.T.C.), 1991
11 The Blind Owl and Making of…, 1991
12 The Law of Remains, 1992
13 Simon Boccanegra, 1992 (2 files)
14 Tight Right White, 1993
15 Quotations from a Ruined City, 1994 (2 files)
16 Memorial Service, LA and NY, 1995 (2 files)
17 Mixed Images and Projects
18 Reza Abdoh, Short Video Works
19 Interview Tapes
20 Show Tapes (videos used in performances)
21 Cast Reference Video

Reza Abdoh, Theatre Visionary

Author: Adam Soch | Digital Reference: EF5311

An intimate portrait of the world and work of Abdoh and his company.

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).

Art & Queer Culture

Reference: P3930 | ISBN: 978-0714878348

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

William Yang: Stories of Love and Death

Reference: P3910 | ISBN: 978-1742234601

Features images from Yang’s personal archive and explores his self-portraiture across photography, performance and documentary.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

After the Party: A Manifesto for Queer of Color Life

Author: Joshua Chambers-Letson | Reference: P3772 | ISBN: 978-1-4798-3277-4

Tells the stories of minoritarian artists who mobilize performance to produce freedom and sustain life in the face of subordination, exploitation, and annihilation. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Queer Lovers and Hateful Others: Regenerating Violent Times and Places

Author: Jin Haritaworn | Reference: P3720 | ISBN: 978-0745330617

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)

Read My Lips publication

Reference: A0841

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).

David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at Night

Reference: P3715 | ISBN: 978-0300221886

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)

Blood Counts

Digital Reference: EF5288

A programme of events exploring blood in performance for BLOOD: Life Uncut, a season of work for the new Science Gallery, London. Includes:

Janez Janša: Ron’s Story (5 minutes, 2001)

Ernst Fischer and Nicola Hunter: Passion/Flower (2012, 4 minutes)

Regina Jose Galindo: Who Can Erase the Traces (2003, 2 minutes),  La
Sangre del Cerdo (2016, 8 minutes)

Franko B: I Miss You! (2003, 2 minutes)

Marisa Carnesky: Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman (2016, 3 minutes)

jamie lewis hadley: this rose made of leather (2012, 10 minutes)

Kira O’Reilly: Wet Cup (2000, 3 minutes)

Martin O’Brien: If It Were The Apocalypse I’d Eat You To Stay Alive (2015, 8 minutes)

La Ribot: Another Bloody Mary (2000, 10 minutes)

Rocio Boliver: Times Go By and I Can’t Forget You: Between Menopause and Old Age (2013, 4 minutes)

Weight of the Earth: The Tape Journals of David Wojnarowicz

Reference: P3662 | ISBN: 9781635900170

At the height of the AIDS epidemic, Wojnarowicz began keeping audio journals, returning to a practice he'd begun in his youth. The publication presents transcripts of these tapes, documenting the artist's turbulent attempts to understand his anxieties and passions, and tracking his thoughts as they develop in real time.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Homosexuality: Power and Politics

Reference: P3644 | ISBN: 9781788732406

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.

Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure

Author: Lynne Segal | Reference: P3635 | ISBN: 9781781687567

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.
 

The Magic Forest

Author: AA Bronson | Reference: P3603

A collection of black and white photographs of the wooded area between the Fire Island communities of Cherry Grove and The Pines.

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

Author: Roger Copeland | Reference: A0814

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

To All Appearances: Ideology and Performance

Author: Herbert Blau | Reference: P3507 | ISBN: 978-0415013659

 The author's concerns – which include the social meaning of illusion and the cultural manifestation of power – take the reader from Eleanora Duse to Laurie Anderson; from the puppet theatre of Kleist to Kantor's theatre of the dead; and from the Kutiyattam temple dancers in Kerala to Womanhouse in Los Angeles.

Because of Love: Franko B’s Story

Author: Franko B | Reference: P3482 | ISBN: 978-0-9935611-5-3

Because of Love tells the story of the artist’s childhood in Italy in an orphanage and at the hands of his abusive family, his journey to London as a young man, his return to Italy many years later as an accomplished artist, and, in between, the story of his life and loves and his becoming an artist.

A Vision of Love Revealed in Sleep programme

Reference: P3478

Programme of Neil Bartlett's performance homage to the defiant life and work of pre-Raphaelite painter Simeon Solomon.

Roy Cohn/Jack Smith

Author: Jill Godmilow | Reference: D2295

An intense cinematic translation of a theatre piece in which actor Ron Vawter interprets the dual roles of Roy Cohn–the racist, reactionary prosecutor of the Joe McCarthy era and beyond who battled civil rights for homosexuals though he was homosexual himself–and Jack Smith, the open, avant-garde filmmaker/performance artist of Flaming Creatures. 

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

A Vision of Love Revealed in Sleep

Author: Neil Bartlett | Digital Reference: EF5242

One-man homage to the defiant life and work of pre-Raphaelite painter Simeon Solomon. 

Includes performance video and a post-show discussion.

A Vision of Love Revelaed in Sleep

Author: Neil Bartlett | Digital Reference: EF5240

To celebrate the inclusion of Simeon Solomon’s work in the Queer British Art 1861-1967 exhibition, Bartlett revived the piece for one night only, performing it amidst the masterpieces of the nineteenth century gallery of Tate Britain. July 2017.

Includes video of the performance and the postshow discussion with Dominic Johnson.

Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983

Author: Tim Lawrence | Reference: P3252 | ISBN: 978-0822362029

Interviewing DJs, party hosts, producers, musicians, artists, and dancers, Lawrence illustrates how the relatively discrete post-disco, post-punk, and hip hop scenes became marked by their level of plurality, interaction, and convergence. He also explains how the shifting urban landscape of New York supported the cultural renaissance before gentrification.

Long Suffering: American Endurance Art as Prophetic Witness

Author: Karen Gonzalez Rice | Reference: P3230 | ISBN: 978-047205324

Links avant-garde performance practices with religious histories in the United States, setting contemporary performances of endurance art within a broader context of prophetic, religious discourse in the United States

Performance Lab: Ron Athey at Stanford University

Author: Lisa Newman | Reference: A0687

Review of Athey's Messianic Remains at the Performance studies International symposium.

Fever: Art of David Wojnarowicz

Reference: P2903 | ISBN: 978-0847821440

Published in conjunction with a major retrospective of the artist's work at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, January – April 1999. Includes excerpts from Wojnarowicz's writings and essays by Dan Cameron, Mysoon Rizk, C. Carr and John Carlin. 

Pepe Espaliu

Reference: P2889 | ISBN: 978-8496130166

Monograph. Includes artworks and writings by Pepe Espaliu, introductory essay by Juan V. Aliaga, with additional essays by Adrian Searle and Marie-Laure Bernadac.

Close to the Knives: A Memoir of Disintegration

Author: David Wojnarowicz | Reference: P2884 | ISBN: 978-0679732273

A collection of creative essays — a scathing, sexy, sublimely humorous and honest personal testimony to the Fear of Diversity in America

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

Ecstatic Antibodies: Resisting the AIDS Mythology

Reference: P2876 | ISBN: 978-1854890146

This book and the exhibition launched with it represent a powerful exploration in both image and text of the impact of the AIDS crisis. Different voices reveal the profound inadequacies in our attitudes to disease.

Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics

Author: José Esteban Muñoz | Reference: P2885 | ISBN: 978-0-8166-3015-8

A look at how those outside the racial and sexual mainstream negotiate majority culture—not by aligning themselves with or against exclusionary works but rather by transforming these works for their own cultural purposes. Muñoz calls this process “disidentification,” and through a study of its workings, he develops a new perspective on minority performance, survival, and activism.

Cruising Utopia: The Then and There of Queer Futurity

Author: José Esteban Muñoz | Reference: P2806 | ISBN: 978-0814757284

Cruising Utopia considers the work of seminal artists and writers such as Andy Warhol, LeRoi Jones, Frank O’Hara, Ray Johnson, Fred Herko, Samuel Delany, and Elizabeth Bishop, alongside contemporary performance and visual artists like Dynasty Handbag, My Barbarian, Luke Dowd, Tony Just, and Kevin McCarty in order to decipher the anticipatory illumination of art and its uncanny ability to open windows to the future.

Artist Op-Eds - Polemic of Blood Ron Athey on the “Post-AIDS” Body

Author: Ron Athey | Reference: P2736

Ron Athey contributes to the fourth installment of the Walker Art Center Artist Op-Eds series. Examining the thinking of artists as citizens and change-makers, this series of commissioned opinion pieces features provocative reactions to the headlines.

The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination

Author: Sarah Schulman | Reference: P2665 | ISBN: 9780520264779

This publicationis a polemic, provocative account of disappearance, forgetfulness and untimely death.

In The Shadow of the American Dream: the Diaries of David Wojnarowicz

Reference: P2433 | ISBN: 9780802136718

Diaries of the artist David Wojnarowicz, capturing the emotional, sexual and political chaos of modern urban life.