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Performing Endurance: Art and Politics since 1960

Artist/Author: Lara Shalson | Reference: P3716 | ISBN: 978-1108426459 | Type: Publication

Examining a range of performances from the 1960s to the present, as well as protest actions from the lunch counter sit-ins of the US civil rights movement to protest camps in the twenty-first century, this book provides a formal account of endurance and illuminates its ethical and political significance.

Critical Vehicles: Writings, Projects, Interviews

Artist/Author: Krzysztof Wodiczko | Reference: P3495 | ISBN: 978-0262731225 | Type: Publication

A collection of Wodiczko's writings on his projects.

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

Encounters with Nature

Reference: P3468 | ISBN: 978-0993532016 | Type: Publication

Autobiographical zine told through vignettes of encounters with different creatures. Explores topics of ethics, transformation, regret and magnificence.

Nurtured by Knowledge: Learning to Do Participatory Action Research

Editor: Susan E. Smith, Dennis G. Willms, Nancy A. Johnson | Reference: P3304 | ISBN: 978-0945257813 | Type: Publication

Examines the frustrations and limitations of conventional Western academic research on social change and describes the struggle to fashion a new approach based on the principle that people have a universal right to participate in the production of knowledge that directly affects their lives.

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

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, 

Enmeshed bodies, impossible touch: the object-oriented world of Pina Bausch’s Café Müller

Artist/Author: João Florêncio | Editor: Richard Allen and Shaun May | Reference: A0726 | Type: Article

The addresses the nonhuman bodies of Café Müller and claim that Bausch’s piece resonates with the work of contemporary philosopher Graham Harman, in that it tries to go beyond human exceptionalism to present a world where all bodies, regardless of their perceived nature, are simultaneously tightly enmeshed together and inaccessible to one another. 

Civil Twilight & Other Social Works: And Other Social Works

Artist/Author: Roddy Hunter | Reference: P2698 | ISBN: 978-0955392719 | Type: Publication

Documentation of projects investigating environments for societal production of civic understanding through a series of durational performances that encouraged discursive public encounters in civic squares and related urban environments.

Happenings and Other Acts

Editor: Mariellen R Sandford | Reference: P0343 | ISBN: 0 415 09936 6 | Type: Publication

Collection of seminal essays, interviews and performance texts by and about Happenings and Fluxus artists. Includes the 1965 Happenings issue of TDR (The Drama Review) edited by Michael Kirby. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: A Bi(bli)ography of Insurrectionary Imaginati by John Jordan (P0793) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

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

Stitt: Substance - Residues, Drawings & Partial Objects 1976-2008

Artist/Author: André Stitt | Reference: P2695 | ISBN: 9780955922800 | Type: Publication

This exhibition catalogue explores the material & hidden narratives that inform Stitt's public demonstrations as an internationally acclaimed performance artist. Including introductions by Nicola Hood and Heike Roms with interviews & texts by Stewart Home, Simon Herbert, Roddy Hunter, Lukasz Guzak & Phil Babot plus an exclusive interview investigating formative work made in Belfast during the late nineteen seventies.