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Copy of Oral Histories of the Revolution

Artist/Author: Tania El Khoury | Reference: A0940 | Type: Article

Next Wave Festival 2014 Magazine : New Grand Narrative

Pg. 32

Oral Histories of the Revolution,  Tania El Khoury

 

André Stitt: Dingo - A treatment towards a new communionism

Artist/Author: André Stitt | Editor: Blair French | Reference: P4228 | ISBN: 978 1 920781 36 1 | Type: Publication

Over three days in August 2007 Cardiff-based performance artist André Stitt undertook a major ‘akshun’ work at Artspace. Utilizing Joseph Beuys’ famous “I Like America and America Likes Me (or ‘Coyote’)” performance of 1974 as a template through which a performative engagement with acts of arrival and the attendant trauma of colonialism could be developed, Stitt shared a caged-in area of the gallery with a dingo, exploring forms of possible connection between the human figure and dog. This book provides extensive documentation and critical reflection upon one of the most significant and sustained performance works undertaken in Sydney in recent years.

The Vorticist Appointments Volume One

Artist/Author: Jason Maling | Reference: P4017 | ISBN: 9780646516462 | Type: Publication

All appointment negatives and notes from the first year of the Vorticist project (Oct 2007 – Dec 2008) printed in a cloth bound and embossed book.

Signed and numbered edition of 100 (77/100).

Robert Whitman: Performances from the 1960s

Artist/Author: Robert Whitman | Reference: D2318 | ISBN: 0-9668010-4-0 | Type: DVD

Includes original footage of The American Moon (1960) and Flower (1963), a recent performance of Prune Flat (1965), and Ghost, Whitman’s recent theater work, as well as short documentaries about the works. 

25 Years of Performance Art in Australia

Editor: Nick Waterlow | Reference: P3929 | ISBN: 9780733409066 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue. Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, June-July 1994; Institute of Modern Art, August 1994, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, November-December 1995, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, February-March 1995, ACCA, April May 1995.

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. 

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. 

Brief Synopsis

Artist/Author: The Opera Project | Reference: D2317 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-80-3 | Type: DVD

Pulls together rich elements of music, physical space, visual arts, text and movement; contemplates violence, without relying on sensational anecdote.

Waltz

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2309 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-30-8 | Type: DVD

A single row of audience members around the edge of a performance space A curtain sometimes running across it cutting the space (and the audience’s view) in two.  In glass cabinet.