Catalogue of the 7th Art of Encounter, focuses on anagrammatic encounters. 4/10-26/10 2018.
In german and English.
A collection of prophetic dream texts and images found in the ribcage of an ancient Priestess buried in a Sky Temple of former Tibet.
The first book to explore the various ways the human body has been both an inspiration and a medium for artists over hundreds of thousands of years.
For the 11th edition of DRAF Curators’ Series, guest curator Victor Wang 王宗孚 launches the Institute of Asian Performance Art (IAPA), an international network to deepen the awareness and understanding of the history of early performance art in Japan, Korea, China and Taiwan.
Speculates on the possibility and implications of selling back the remains of the British Empire in London today. Based on a public installation in London in the fall of 2016, the book catalogues and develops the installation’s critical program of discussions, performances, dinners, installations, and screenings hosted at 91-93 Baker Street.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
The first of its kind in English, this book is more than a city guide to Hong Kong through the medium of film; it is a unique exploration of the relationship between location and place and genre innovations in Hong Kong cinema.
Exhibition catalogue. Alternative Space Loop, 16 December 2016 – 12 January 2017.
The video juxtaposes the various form of mediation from one historical event – the 1980 student massacre – according to linear time line. The public memory of the incident is formed and moulded with mediated images and languages.
Includes: Foreign Sky, Beast of Me and Still Hear the Wound.
Catalogued with a spanned DVD.
Comprehensive overview of China's performance art in 2015. Includes essays, five case studies and information on over 100 artists. In Mandarin.
21 passionate statements from practitioners in the field of participatory art from Myanmar, Japan, Germany, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong and China. Their contributions help to define a complex practice, that takes many forms and is called by many names, but is united by a spirit of giving, receiving and reciprocating in art-making.
This book brings to light the historical significance of five women artists – Yoko Ono, Yayoi Kusama, Takako Saito, Mieko Shiomi, and Shigeko Kubota, who were among the first Japanese women to leave their country – and its male-dominated, conservative art world – to explore the artistic possibilities in New York.
Lucy R. Lippard documents the chaotic network of ideas that has been labeled conceptual art. The book is arranged as an annotated chronology into which is woven a rich collection of original documents–including texts by and taped discussions among and with the artists involved.
Beginning with discussions of the pioneering generation of artists such as Ronald Moody, Aubrey Williams and Frank Bowling, Chambers candidly discusses the problems and progression of several generations, including contemporary artists such as Steve McQueen, Chris Ofili and Yinka Shonibare.
A book on the multi-disciplinary and experimental practice of artist David Medalla, who was born in the Philippines. Based in London since the 1960s, he has made an effort to remain independent of the art market and the institutional structure. Artist biography, bibliography and illustrated documentation of works included.
This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
A book on the work of Pakistani artist and writer who has been based in London since 1964. The volume brings together a selection of his articles, essays and correspondence with gallery directors and funding bodies, interspersed with documentation of his multi-disciplinary work. Introduction by art critic Guy Brett.
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
A documentary album about the making of the second installation of the Geography Trilogy, Tree, commissioned by Yale Repertory Theatre in 2000 – an elaborate travelogue, documenting dance research selected events and collaborative creative processes.
Documentation from the 'MY EARTH STAGLINEC' International meeting of artists in memory of 'Antonio G. Lauer', showcasing performance art work from around Asia. Croatia, 2013. Curated by Sinead O'Donnell. Contributors: Sinead O' Donnell, Suzana Marjanic, Akiko Sato, Chumpon Apisuk, Chuyia Chia, Lee Wen, Makoto Maruyama, Miyako Narita, Vasan Sitthiket, Vichukorn Tangpaiboon, Tzu-chi-Yeh, Watan Wuma.
A collection of materials – posters, notes, drawings, programmes – mainly on two performances by the Japanese Artist – “Carrying a Baby Pig on my Back”; “Gaikotsu (Skull) Parade”. Miscellaneous printed material in large box.
This book writes explores the South Asian music scene within the study of race and identity uncovering the crucial role its expressions – from Hip-hop, Qawwali and Bhangra through Soul, Indie and Jungle – have played in a new urban cultural politics.
NOTE: Text is in Korean but images and artifacts give an extensive overview of Korean performance artists from this period. See KoPAS website for more details.
Documentation of performances across the festival 1998-2004. Held in Thailand, the festival attracts artists from Europe and South East Asia.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
Part of the ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’, documentation of key works, and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.
In English and Mandarin.
A collection of essays by international scholars that addresses the global development of performance research in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The collection functions as a critical reader on diverse approaches to studying performance that contest dominant paradigms of performance studies.
The first monograph of Chinese artist Wu Shanzhuan, providing a comprehensive review of the artist’s involvement in various media over a period of 20 years, from 1985–2005. It also brings to light a prolific body of raw material including writings and sketches by the artist which have not been published before. Artist’s biography and selected bibliography are included. With foreword by Norman Bryson.
Mapping the Body: Body Dialectics by Women Artists from Asia was presented at NRLA Glasgow in 2006. Varsha Nair and Tejal Shah – Encounters. Lilian Zumkemi – Brain Control.