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Staging the Audience: The Sydney Front

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2308 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-28-5 | Type: Publication

Includes three DVDs: an verview of the company's philosophy, extended interview with the artists, and a resource pack. In the glass cabinet. 

Passion

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2315 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-35-3 | Type: DVD

Passion takes up the theme of sacrifice that plays through all the work of the company, leading its audience into a re-enactment of the Stations of the Cross. 

In the glass cabinet. 

First and Last Warning

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2314 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-32-2 | Type: DVD

The audience is divided. Those who can afford it are escorted to their private viewing area, to be served champagne and smoked salmon throughout the show. The rest risk the edges of the performance space, clad only in black lingerie. In the glass cabinet. 

Six

Editor: WUK | Reference: P3926 | Type: Publication

WUK publication introducing programme shown between March and June 2019. In German and English.

Make Art Not War notebook

Artist/Author: Bob and Roberta Smith | Reference: P3937 | Type: Publication

A notebook; part of the final 14-18 NOW project which asked young people to respond to the question ‘What does peace mean to you?’.

Don Juan

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2313 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-31-5 | Type: DVD

The audience mingle with the performers on the performance floor, which might be a kind of soirée or Don Giovanni’s ball. In the glass cabinet. 

Photocopies of God

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2312 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-34-6 | Type: DVD

Presents images of a theatre struggling to move beyond the exchange of desires, beyond even the carnal itself. The performers attempt to break the endless cycle of impersonation and to submit themselves to the supreme gaze. In the glass cabinet. 

Performing the UnNameable: Anthology of Australian Performance Texts

Editor: Karen Pearlman, Richard James Allen | Reference: P3922 | ISBN: 978-0868194202 | Type: Publication

Sheds light on a range of practices in the area of contemporary performance in Australia.

Multimedia Performance

Artist/Author: Rosemary Klich, Edward Scheer | Reference: P3799 | ISBN: 978-0230574670 | Type: Publication

Provides a comprehensive overview of the development, theory and definitive characteristics of a rapidly developing and popular area of practice.

The Crossing

Artist/Author: Ellie Harrison and Matthew Bellwood | Reference: P3782 | Type: Publication

A collection of illustrated resources, designed to help you think about, talk about and plan a funeral celebration.

In glass cabinet.

A Manifesto for a New Walking Culture: ‘dealing with the city’

Artist/Author: Wrights & Sites | Reference: A0849 | Type: Article

A manifesto for the active and creative pedestrian – envisioning a walking that is neither a functional necessity (to shops, to work) nor a passive appreciation of (or complaint about) the urban environment.

only ever almost there

Editor: Alice Swatton, Madeleine Hodge | Reference: P3786 | Type: Publication

Exhibition booklet; Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, 30 November 2018 – 24 February 2019

Ways to Wander the Gallery

Editor: Clare Qualmann, Claire Hind | Reference: P3764 | ISBN: 978-1911193517 | Type: Publication

25 intriguing ideas for different ways to walk in and beyond an art gallery – for gallery-goers, walkers, performance artists, students and academics.

World-Making: Race, Performance, and the Work of Creativity

Artist/Author: Dorinne Kondo | Reference: P3758 | ISBN: 978-1-4780-0094-5 | Type: Publication

Theorizes the racialized structures of inequality that pervade theater and the arts.

Part of The 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.

Doing Absolutely Nothing

Artist/Author: Paul Wiersbinski | Reference: P3677 | ISBN: 978-3-947516-02-5 | Type: Publication

A journey through the void, ephemeral and digital towards play and poetry.

WHITE DEATH: The Sky Burial Dream Scriptures of Kaddish

Artist/Author: Zmeu Pleroma | Reference: P3676 | ISBN: 978-0-9569569-8-9 | Type: Publication

A collection of prophetic dream texts and images found in the ribcage of an ancient Priestess buried in a Sky Temple of former Tibet.

Essays on Physical Practice

Artist/Author: Nik Kosmas | Reference: P3675 | ISBN: 978-3-947516-07-0 | Type: Publication

Useful and entertaining advice for developing a holistic body-mind practice.

Dangerous Dances

Artist/Author: Diego Agulló | Reference: P3674 | ISBN: 978-0-956956910 | Type: Publication

This text finds the intimate affinity between dance and philosophy in the concept of problem and invites the reader to perceive dance and philosophy as a form of ballistics: the art of throwing.

Activating Cities

Artist/Author: Noam Assayag | Reference: P3671 | ISBN: 978-3-947516-00-1 | Type: Publication

A practical handbook on the lost art of getting lost, reading the signs around you, following their lead, and creating your own.

A to B in MK

Artist/Author: Hayley Newman | Reference: P3693 | ISBN: 9781916465008 | Type: Publication

Publication on the participatory mapping project developed that took place on the Redways in Milton Keynes from 17th – 29th July, 2018. 

In glass cabinet.

The Aesthetics of Disengagement: Contemporary Art and Depression

Artist/Author: Christine Ross | Reference: P3653 | ISBN: 978-0816645398 | Type: Publication

Shows how contemporary art is a powerful yet largely unacknowledged player in the articulation of depression in Western culture, both adopting and challenging scientific definitions of the condition. Ross explores the ways in which contemporary art performs the detached aesthetics of depression, exposing the viewer's loss of connection and ultimately redefining the function of the image. 

With For About 3: Making a Meal of It

Artist/Author: Heart of Glass | Reference: A0832 | Type: Article

Publication on the annual conference about socially engaged art organised by Heart of Glass in St Helens. Participants were invited to collectively source local ingredients and create, serve and eat a meal.

No one should have seen this. The theatre of Via Negativa, 2002 - 2011

Editor: Bojan Jablanovec | Reference: P3618 | ISBN: 9789616572309 | Type: Publication

A chronological review of a decade of endeavours by one of the most astute Slovenian projects of contemporary performing arts. The publication with extensive visual material and excerpts from texts documents 29 performances accompanied by Dr Blaž Lukan’s essay Erasing the Audience which analyses the company’s performing strategies.

Abramović Method for Treasures programme

Reference: P3602 | Type: Publication

Taking her starting point in sources such as the letters of Kierkegaard, Saxo's chronicles of Danish history, and the observations of Tycho Brahe, Abramović has created an immersive total installation that includes a range of rituals, an audio system and specially designed shelves for people.

The Royal Danish Library, Copenhagen, 21 June 2017 – 21 March 2020.

Some Wear Leather, Some Wear Lace: The Worldwide Compendium of Postpunk and Goth in the 1980s

Artist/Author: Andi Harriman, Marloes Bontje | Reference: P3609 | ISBN: 978-1783203529 | Type: Publication

A book about the music, the individual, and the creativity of a worldwide community rather than theoretical definitions of a subculture, Some Wear Leather, Some Wear Lace considers a subject not often covered by academic books.

Histories of Performance Documentation: Museum, Artistic, and Scholarly Practices

Editor: Gabriella Giannachi, Jonah Westerman | Reference: P3580 | ISBN: 978-1138184145 | Type: Publication

Traces the many ways in which museums have approached performance works from the 1960s onwards, considering the unique challenges of documenting live events.

Franko B

Editor: Adam Young | Reference: P3572 | ISBN: 9781906470159 | Type: Publication

A new collection of images and texts depicting the artist's recent activities and project with Live Art Bistro, East Street Arts and Leeds Beckett University.

The Silent Cinema Reader

Editor: Lee Grieveson and Peter Krämer | Reference: P3579 | Type: Publication

A comprehensive resource of key writings on early cinema, addressing filmmaking practice, film form, style and content, and the ways in which silent films were exhibited and understood by their audiences, from the beginnings of film in the late nineteenth century to the coming of sound in the late 1920s. 

My Name is Black

Artist/Author: Sajan Mani | Digital Reference: EF5284 | Type: Digital File

Performance at Studio 21, Kolkata. Part of Kolkata International Performance Arts Festival 2014

To Be or Not to Be There

Artist/Author: Angela Viora | Reference: A0829 | Type: Article

When the performer leaves the scene and makes room for the audience.

Critical Interruptions Vol I: Steakhouse Live

Editor: Critical Interruptions | Reference: P3550 | Type: Publication

Brings together artists, curators and producers, writers and critics to think through their relationship with criticism, revealing passionately held and often conflicting opinions on what criticism is and where it resides. Follows Steakhouse: Live Writing, a pilot project undertaken as part of the 2016 Steakhouse Live Festival of Live Art and Performance.

The Little Book of Answers Vol.1

Artist/Author: Laura Malacart | Reference: P3539 | Type: Publication

Compiles the correct answers of six UK naturalisation exams.

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

One Man’s Writing is Another Man’s Walrus

Artist/Author: Sandra Hockey | Reference: A0795 | Type: Article

An assessment of experimental work in the early years of Dance Umbrella (1978-1983).

Who Goes to the Dance Umbrella?

Artist/Author: Chris de Marigny | Reference: A0782 | Type: Article

De Marigny talks to Fiona Dick (Dance Umbrella Administrator) and Mark Harris, about the festival's audience survey.

Music that Dances, Dances that Sing

Artist/Author: Nicholas Zurbrugg | Reference: A0808 | Type: Article

Interview with Meredith Monk.

Naked Boys Reading Anthology

Editor: R. Justin Hunt, Matthew Ryalls, Ivan Moya Denia | Reference: P3519 | Type: Publication

The first annual anthology of commissioned new work by queer authors.

Disability Culture and Community Performance: Find a Strange and Twisted Shape

Artist/Author: Petra Kuppers | Reference: P3527 | ISBN: 978-1137319920 | Type: Publication

Performances in hospices and on beaches; cross-cultural myth making in Wales, New Zealand and the US; communal poetry among mental health system survivors: this book presents a senior practitioner/critic's exploration of arts-based research processes sustained over more than a decade -a subtle engagement with disability culture.

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

Idit Elia Nathan: Footnotes Playing Dead catalogue

Editor: Kirsten Lavers | Reference: P3488 | Type: Publication

Published on the occasion of the Idit Elia Natham exhibition at Standpoint Gallery, London. 16 January – 14 February 2015.

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

Marina Abramović: Cleaning the House

Editor: Johan Pijnappel | Reference: P3509 | ISBN: 978-1854903990 | Type: Publication

A monograph produced and designed in close collaboration with the artist; forms a personal scrapbook of her life and influences, ranging from Buddhism, the aboriginals of Australia and religious iconography, to Western artists such as Joseph Beuys.