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

Editor: Amy Scholder | Reference: P2433 | ISBN: 9780802136718 | Type: Publication

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

Memories That Smell Like Gasoline

Artist/Author: David Wojnarowicz | Reference: P2434 | ISBN: 9780963109507 | Type: Publication

David Wojnarowicz explores memory, the longing for love and sexuality in the specter of AIDS. Cartoons, paintings and writings.

Male Trouble: Masculinity and the Performance of Crisis

Artist/Author: Fintan Walsh | Reference: P2409 | ISBN: 9780230579699 | Type: Publication

Male Trouble explores how Wetern masculinity has increasingly appeared as a troubled gender category in recent times, using a variety of performative case studies. Includes a chapter on work by Ron Athey and Franko B.

The Waterfront Journals

Artist/Author: Daivd Wojnarowicz | Reference: P2384 | ISBN: 0-8021-3504-8 | Type: Publication

Autobiographical fiction written as short monologues

David Wojnarowicz: A Definitive History of Five or Six Years on the Lower East Side

Artist/Author: Sylvere Lotringer | Reference: P2385 | ISBN: 1-58435-035-0 | Type: Publication

Collection of interviews with the late artist and his friends and collaborators

ITSOFOMO (In the Shadow of Forward Motion)

Artist/Author: David Wojnarowicz, Ben Neill | Reference: D2057 | Type: DVD

A multimedia performance that Wojnarowicz made in collaboration with composer and musician Ben Neill in 1989.

David Wojnarowicz: Brush Fires in the Social Landscape

Artist/Author: David Wojnarowicz | Reference: P2131 | ISBN: 978-0-89381-567-5 | Type: Publication

David Wojnarowicz's photography, painting, performance, and writing aggressively challenge authority and hypocrisy. Brush Fires in the Social Landscape brings us the voice of an artist who spoke to and for a generation wrestling with issues of sexuality, identity, and the fragility of life.

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

Body Art - The South Bank Show

Artist/Author: Ron Athey, Franko B, Orlan, and Fakir Musafar | Reference: V0225 | Digital Reference: EV0225 | Type: Digital File

Тelevision documentary. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

The British Guide to Showing Off

Artist/Author: Andrew Logan, Various | Reference: D2046 | Type: DVD

Documentary spanning five years of the Alternative Miss World Show, costume pageant and fancy dress party for grown ups.

Mark Morrisroe

Artist/Author: Mark Morrisroe, Various | Reference: P2095 | Type: Publication

Book based on the Mark Morrisroe Exhibitions, 2011-2013, featuring photos and commentary

The Garden

Artist/Author: Derek Jarman | Reference: D2047 | Type: DVD

Jarman’s ‘powerful and moving series of allegorical dremascapes’, concerning christianity, oppressive attitudes towards homosexuality and the AIDS crisis.

Never Enough – AIDS Activism Now and Then – 25 Years of ACT UP and Gran Fury

Artist/Author: Jennifer Kabat | Reference: A0522 | Type: Article

Survey of 25 years of AIDS activism.

Seven Miles a Second

Artist/Author: David Wojnarowicz, James Romberger | Reference: P2007 | ISBN: 9781563892479 | Type: Publication

This comic book is the autobiography of David Wojnarowicz, a controversial, world renowned artist and writer who died of AIDS-related causes in 1992. The story chronicles Wojnarowicz’s childhood of prostitution in New York City, his homelessness and drug addiction, his illness and its consequences.

Taking Liberties – AIDS and Cultural Politics

Editor: Erica Carter, Simon Watney | Reference: P1990 | ISBN: 9781852421472 | Type: Publication

This collection of essays by British and American contributors examines the way in which institutions – the media, the law, the medical profession and government – deal with AIDS.

Shirt and Skin

Artist/Author: Tim Miller | Reference: P1994 | ISBN: 978155583458 | Type: Publication

A compilation of personal stories that the artist had told in his performances over the previous decade.

Derek Jarman

Artist/Author: Rowland Wymer | Reference: P1967 | ISBN: 9780719056918 | Type: Publication

Fire in the Belly: The Life and Times of David Wojnarowicz

Artist/Author: Cynthia Carr | Reference: P1968 | ISBN: 9781596915336 | Type: Publication

Unlimited Global Alchemy

Artist/Author: Rachel Gadsden | Editor: Andrew Mitchelson | Reference: P1909 | ISBN: 978-0-9565621-4-2 | Type: Publication

Limited edition catalogue, edited by Andrew Mitchelson and designed by David Caines, carries images of artworks, a DVD and texts.

Magazine: 10 Live performance essays by David Hoyle

Artist/Author: David Hoyle | Reference: D1660 | Type: DVD

Duckie, Royal Vauxhall Tavern, full documentation of 10 critical performance/essays on: Celebrity (3 parts), Cookery (3 parts), Crime & Punishment (3 parts), Immigration (3 parts), Dogging (3 parts), Media Studies (3 parts), HIV unt AIDS (3 parts), The Women's Issue (4 parts), Antiques Roadshow (3 parts), Alcoholism (4 parts). David Hoyle, includes video projections and live performance. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195). This item can be found in the locked glass cabinet.

Rights and Wrongs

Artist/Author: Robert Storr | Reference: A0436 | Type: Article

Why the Smithsonian Institute has failed the basic tenets of a nation

I Miss You

Artist/Author: Franko B | Digital Reference: DB0105 | Type: Digital File

The Scar of Visibility: Medical Performances and Contemporary Art

Artist/Author: Petra Kuppers | Reference: P1550 | Type: Publication

Examines the use of medical imagery practices in contemporary art, as well as different arts of everyday life (self-help groups, community events, Internet sites), focusing on fantasies and “knowledge projects” surrounding the human body.

Diver: A Retrospective

Artist/Author: Paul Thek | Editor: Elisabeth Sussman, Lynn Zelevansky | Reference: P1546 | ISBN: 9780300165951 | Type: Publication

Jack Smith’s Rehearsals for the Destruction of Atlantis: ‘Exotic’ Ritual and Apocalyptic Tone

Artist/Author: Dominic Johnson | Reference: A0311 | Type: Article

Engaging a series of critical models, this article examines the place of the ‘exotic’ in thinking about sexual and racial difference, as a means of thinking difficult or volatile modes of cultural practice. As such, it stages a confrontation between ‘exotic ritual’ and ‘apocalyptic tone’, to challenge conventions about scholarly practice and find new ways of examining uncomfortable spaces and modes of working.

Media & Performance along the border

Artist/Author: Johannes Birringer | Reference: P1310 | ISBN: 0-8018-5852-6 | Type: Publication

Offers a critical study of the intimate relations between performance art and media production in contemporary culture.

Analysing Performance -  A critical reader

Editor: Patrick Cambell | Reference: P1271 | ISBN: 0-7190-4250-X | Type: Publication

This book is a kind donation by Natasha Davis

Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times

Artist/Author: Jasbir K Puar | Reference: P1532 | ISBN: 978-0822341147 | Type: Publication

Argues that configurations of sexuality, race, gender, nation, class, and ethnicity are realigning in relation to contemporary forces of securitization, counterterrorism, and nationalism.

Choreographies of Protest

Artist/Author: Susan Leigh Foster | Reference: A0054 | Type: Article

Part of the Performing Action, Performing Thinking edition.

In Slovenian and English.

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

Body Blows: Six Performances

Artist/Author: Tim Miller | Editor: Joan Larkin, David Bergman | Reference: P0295 | ISBN: 0-299-17684-3 | Type: Publication

Six of Tim Miller’s best known performances, documented, with scripts, “the sexual, spiritual, and political topography of his identity as a gay man…”

4 Scenes In A Harsh Life

Artist/Author: Ron Athey | Reference: V0198 | Digital Reference: EV0198 | Type: Digital File

Footage of the 1994 Walker Art Center in Minneapolis performance.

Roy Cohn/Jack Smith

Artist/Author: Ron Vawter | Reference: V0079 | Digital Reference: EV0079 | Type: Digital File

Vawter's diptych of solo pieces recorded at the ICA in London in 1993.

Deliverance

Artist/Author: Ron Athey | Reference: V0044 | Digital Reference: EV0044 | Type: Digital File

Documentation of the performance premiered as part of the “Rapture” season, ICA commission, London, United Kingdom, December 1995. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)