A glossary of terms that come up during the desperate search for meaning that comes with an Asperger’s Syndrome diagnosis. I went through it. I know other people go through it. There are plenty of books, either more clinical, or more autobiographical out there. This one cuts straight through shackles of narrative to provide discrete chunks of information in an easy to navigate, dictionary format.
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 first scholarly book to focus exclusively on theatre and learning disability as theatre, rather than advocacy or therapy.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
A project based on the artists' experience of mental health, and their desire to find a positive space to experience mental distress… and enlightenment.
A feminist investigation into the marginalization of women within western discourse that denies female moral agency and embodiment.
Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).
A critical exploration of both the effects and affects that the Internet has had on contemporary artistic practices. Contributors: Ed Halter, Basel Abbas, Ruanne Abou-Rhame, Sophia Al-Maria, Sam Ashby, Jeremy Bailey, Stephanie Bailey, Erika Balsom, Zach Blas, James Bridle, Jennifer Chan, Tyler Coburn, Michael Connor, Model Court, Jesse Darling, Brian Droitcour, Constant Dullaart, Gene McHugh, Omar Kholeif, Lucia Pietroiusti, Jon Rafman, James Richards, Basak Senova, Jamin Shovlim, Brad Troemel.
Programme notes:Suspended in the space between two worlds, can one of them ever become home? How do memories preserve identity? Does dust ever settle on the past? Does grass grow over it? Natasha Davis’ third solo show completes her trilogy on body, identity and migration. Her poetic journey evokes migratory bodies burdened with past memories, present fears and future anxieties.Created in collaboration with Martin Langthorne and Bob Karper and with generous mentorship from Ju Row Farr and Dominic Johnson.Preceded by a short performance by an early career artist on the bar stage. Post show Q&A free to ticket holders.
Biennial publication: explores the city as a cultural context, proposing a model for connection between art of internationally recognised quality and a particular place and context. Around 80% of the artworks were commissioned or completed especially for the exhibition.