Analyses the artist’s oeuvre in the contexts of liveness, visual art and participatory practices.
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).
This book is for any visitor resident of the Elan Valley to enjoy a creative way of exploring the area and thinking about history, nature, and people.
A report on the five-year programme; the story of an undertaking that brought together art and heritage.
Focuses on the intersection of social and public projects, and the possibilities of art practice in public space.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
Discusses how citizenship is performed today, through the optic of the arts, in particular the performing arts, but also from the perspective of a wide range of academic disciplines such as urbanism and media studies, cultural education and postcolonial theory.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
Brings the fields of performance studies and trauma studies together in conversation where they inform crucial themes such as trauma, testimony, witness, and spectatorship.
A preview of the mini-season of US black choreographers' work.
A film about the future by Eva Meyer-Keller, Hanna Sybille Müller and the children who took part in the performance project Building after Catastrophes.
Profiles established ensemble groups from inner-city Los Angeles, small-town northern California, African-American South, multicultural southern Texas, low-income central Appalachia, economically struggling South Bronx New York, and cross-continental Native America.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
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.
Taking two years of projects and initiatives by Heart of Glass, a national agency for collaborative and social practice based in St Helens, as its starting point, the publication explores the interface between theory and practice.
The classic manifesto on popular theatre by the founder of the 7:84 Theatre Companies. Looking at the ways different classes take their entertainment, he puts the case for what theatre could be doing for the populace instead of walling itself up in subsidised fortresses for the well-to-do.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and class and cultural privilege. (P3152)
The book looks at theatre and performances that often occur quite literally as bombs are falling, as well as during times of ceasefire and in the aftermath of hostilities. Includes interviews with artists, short play extracts, and photographs.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
This book investigates the daily social drama that positions people with disabilities as figures of tragedy, stigma or pity, and the aesthetics, politics and ethics of performance practices that intervene very directly in this drama.
This publication was prepared by Accessible Arts and Arts Access for the Australia Council and contains some information from the Arts Council of England's Guidelines for Marketing to Disabled Audiences.
Programme Notes: Case studies for locating experimental theatre, revised and expanded second edition is a collection of commissioned essays, case studies and interviews reflecting the exciting and complex relationships between 'mainstream' stages and 'experimental' theatre practices. This revised and expanded edition includes the original contributions (from the first edition, published 2007) whilst illustrating some of the seismic shifts that have taken place across the theatre landscape of the UK since 2007 through profiles of the work of Manchester International Festival, National Theatre Scotland, BAC (Battersea Arts Centre) and Forest Fringe.
A compendium of source material and contextual essays that examine Pina Bausch’s history and the development of Tanztheater as a new form.
Practice Based Research into Cultural Democracy and the Commissioning of Art to Effect Social Change.
Part of the Trashing Performance programme – the second year of Performance Matters – 25-29th October 2011.
Captures the multitude of dance ‘languages’ set against a backdrop of iconic East London locations, celebrating the changing landscape of the area and featuring over 100 local dancers.
Arts Council England, Turning Point, this paper sets out the Arts Council strategy for the contemporary visual arts in England for the next 10 years
Digital Reference refers to folder containing 12 movies. Manuel Vason recording.
Part of Fresh AiR Platform. NOTE: Performance documentation is in 5 parts (all held in folder EF5051), files EF5051_benediktsdottir_preparation_decoration_1-5.mov
Part of Fresh AiR Platform. NOTE: documentation is in 17 parts, all held in folder EF5058. Files are labelled: EF5058_mcgarrity_bleeding_the_aid_1-17.mov
Part of Fresh AiR Platform. NOTE: documentation is in 3 parts, all held in folder EF5057. Files are labelled: EF5057_heitlinger_nothing_to_worry_about_1-3.mov
Part of Fresh AiR Platform. NOTE: documentation is in 14 parts, all held in folder EF5056. Files are labelled: EF5056_bale_i_cant_be_near_1-14.mov