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Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey

Artist/Author: Ron Athey | Editor: Dominic Johnson | Reference: P2115 | ISBN: 978-1-78320-035-1 | Type: Publication

Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey presents the first critical overview of this major artist’s work. It demonstrates how Athey foresaw and precipitated the central place afforded they body and identity politics in art and critical theory in the 1990s and beyond.

The Live Art Almanac Vol. 5

Editor: Bojana Janković, Megan Vaughan, Lois Keidan | Reference: P3977 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-4-0 | Type: Publication

A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2015 and December 2017. Selected through recommendations and an open call for submissions, Volume 5 reflects the dynamic, international contexts that Live Art and radical performance practices occupy.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Of Other Spaces - Where Does Gesture Become Event?

Editor: Sophia Yadong Hao | Reference: P4008 | ISBN: 9783956793783 | Type: Publication

Resonating with the ethos of open dialogue and the experimentation of women artists’ collectives in the 1970s and 1980s, the publication constructs a dynamic, open, and collaborative arena that foregrounds practices of resistance, collectivity, and self-organization. Exhibition catalogue: Cooper Gallery, 28 October 2016 – 16 December 2016.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

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.

How We Talk About The Work Is The Work Performing critical writing

Artist/Author: Theron Schmidt | Reference: A0835 | Type: Article

This article gives examples of a number of initiatives by individual writers, artist collectives, and festivals that test forms of critical writing that are as experimental as the practices to which they relate.

Survival of the Sickest -  the art of Martin O’Brien

Editor: Martin O'Brien and David MacDiarmid | Reference: P3518 | ISBN: 978-0-9935611-2-2 | Type: Publication

The first book bringing together writing and documentation on Martin O’Brien and marking ten years of his work.

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

Creating Ourselves: Works from the ISelf Collection

Editor: Emily Butler and Candy Stobbs | Reference: P3323 | ISBN: 978-0854882571 | Type: Publication

From Surrealist selfies to feminist self-portraiture, the ISelf Collection explores identity and the human condition through the central themes of birth, death, sexuality, love, pain and joy. Taking the display of the collection at Whitechapel Gallery as its springboard, this book looks generally at the question of the self in modern and contemporary art, and the ways in which artists are thinking about being and identity as an individual, in relation to others, to society and the wider world.

Ulay: Life-sized

Editor: Matthias Ulrich | Reference: P3194 | ISBN: 978-3-95905-111-8 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of the first-ever major overview of the works of the artist; includes photographs, performance art pieces, and works that Ulay has kept private for years and which are now being made public for the first time. Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 13, October 2016 to 8, January 2017. In German and English.

ASCO Elite of the Obscure

Editor: Rita Gonzalez and C. Ondine Chavoya | Reference: P2920 | ISBN: 978-3775730037 | Type: Publication

Catalogue from the first retrospective to present the wide-ranging work of the Chicano performance and conceptual art group Asco. Exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (September – December 2011) and Williams College Museum of Art (February – July, 2012). 

The Art and Films of Lynn Hershman Leeson

Editor: Meredith Tromble | Reference: P2916 | ISBN: 978-0520239715 | Type: Publication

This first historical and critical analysis of the artist's work by prominent scholars and the artist herself brings nearly forty years of creative output into focus by tracking the development of her constant themes through each medium. The essays range from formal to theoretical to psychological to poetical analyses. Includes a DVD.

Agnes Nedregård, Performance Works: The Big Toe

Editor: Branko Boero Imwinkelried | Reference: P2843 | ISBN: 979-1095425007 | Type: Publication

A comprehensive survey of the artist's practice, including in-depth analysis of Nedregård's performances Vertigo of the Mind, and You, Me and The Other.

Janez Janša: Life II [in Progress]

Artist/Author: Janez Janša | Reference: P2624 | ISBN: 978-961-6572-37-8 | Type: Publication

The book is based on an ongoing, long-term, extensive photographic project spanning over a five-year period, which follows a group of women (artists) through their pregnancies into motherhood.

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.

The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader

Editor: Amelia Jones | Reference: P0373 | ISBN: 0-415-26706-4 | Type: Publication

Collection of texts concerning a diversity of issues relating to feminism and visual cultures, arranged thematically and introduced by the editor. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Blinded By Love

Artist/Author: Franko B | Editor: Dominic Johnson | Reference: P0847 | ISBN: 88-89431-79-2 | Type: Publication

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195) and the Study Room Guide on One to One Performance by Rachel Zerihan (P1320)

Performing the Body/Performing The Text

Editor: Amelia Jones and Andrew Stephenson | Reference: P0134 | ISBN: 0-415-19060-6 | Type: Publication

Collection of texts. The project one side is set to explore art practices which perform the subject and others and on another side to examine ways in which performance offers new models for interpreting contemporary art.

Making a Scene

Editor: Henry Rogers and David Burrows | Reference: P0238 | ISBN: 9781873352977 | Type: Publication

Drawn from papers and discussions first heard at one day conference held at the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, University of Central England, 5 June 1999.

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

 

Live: Art and Performance

Editor: Adrian Heathfield | Reference: P0553 | ISBN: 1-85437-501-6 | Type: Publication

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

The Artist’s Body

Editor: Tracey Warr/Amelia Jones | Reference: P0116 | Type: Publication

Survey of key work by artists who have used their own body to create their art, from the 1940s to the 1990s. With introductory essays by Tracey Warr and Amelia Jones. Includes biographical information on contributors. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)