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Imaginative Bodies: Dialogues in Performance Practices

Artist/Author: Guy Cools | Editor: Lisa Marie Bowler | Reference: P4059 | ISBN: 978-9492095206 | Type: Publication

Reaffirms the central position of the body in various artistic practices through in-depth conversations with choreographers, composers, visual artists, hip hop artists, dramaturges, a light designer and a puppeteer.

Making Difference: Mapping the Discursive Terrain of Multiculturalism

Artist/Author: Barbara Kirschenblatt-Gimble | Reference: A0875 | Type: Article

A critical examination of the varieties of multiculturalism and the way they structure difference.

How Aborigines Invented the Idea of Contemporary Art: Writings on Aboriginal Contemporary Art

Editor: Ian Maclean | Reference: P3921 | ISBN: 978-0909952372 | Type: Publication

The first anthology to chronicle the global critical reception of Aboriginal Art since the early 1980s, when the art world began to understand it as contemporary art. 

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

The Avant-garde: Race, Religion, War

Artist/Author: Mike Sell | Reference: P3500 | ISBN: 978-1906497996 | Type: Publication

How have avant-gardes been shaped by racism and contributed to racist power and imperialism? How have the claims made by avant-garde political and artistic groups to liberate humanity been indebted to religious intolerance? And how has the vanguard commitment to radical cultural action contributed to war, terror, and destruction? 

Real Black: Adventures In Racial Sincerity

Artist/Author: John L. Jackson Jr. | Reference: P3286 | ISBN: 978-0226390024 | Type: Publication

Drawing on more than ten years of ethnographic research in and around New York City, the book offers a kaleidoscope of subjects and stories that address how race is negotiated in today's world-including tales of book-vending numerologists, urban conspiracy theorists, corrupt police officers, mixed-race neo-Nazis, and gospel choirs forbidden to catch the Holy Ghost.

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

Precarious Lives: Waiting and Hope in Iran

Artist/Author: Shahram Khosravi | Reference: P3127 | ISBN: 978-0812248876 | Type: Publication

Attempts to reconcile the paradoxes of Iranians' everyday life in the first decade of the twenty-first century. 

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Ways to Wander

Artist/Author: Claire Hind and Clare Qualmann | Reference: P2764 | ISBN: 978-1-909470-72-9 | Type: Publication

This booklet reflects 54 intriguing encounters produced by artists involved with the Walking Artists Network and beyond.

This is not Art : Activism and Other ‘Not-Art’

Artist/Author: Alana Jelinek | Reference: P2112 | ISBN: 978-1848858572 | Type: Publication

A retelling the history of art practice and exposing the ways in which neoliberal norms and values have seeped into every aspect of our lives.

Mother Camp: Female Impersonators in America

Artist/Author: Esther Newton | Reference: P2093 | Type: Publication

An ethnographic account of female impersonators, exploring the symbolic geography of drag and camp, and social organization of drag clubs.

Theatre and Everyday Life: An Ethics of Performance

Artist/Author: Alan Read | Reference: P0284 | ISBN: 978-0415069410 | Type: Publication

Examines the relationship between an ethics of performance, a politics of place and a poetics of the urban environment.

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

The Last Silent Movie

Artist/Author: Hiller, Susan | Reference: P1335 | ISBN: 978-0-907623-60-1 | Type: Publication

This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Changing Narratives: Performative Acts of Reclaiming the Body Through Elective Corporeal Trauma

Artist/Author: Adrienne Katz | Reference: P0980 | Type: Publication

MA Dance Anthropology Dissertation