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Yes? No! Maybe… Seductive Ambiguity in Dance

Artist/Author: Emilyn Claid | Reference: P2757 | ISBN: 978-0-415-37247-3 | Type: Publication

A book about performing and watching dance. Using a combination of historical, academic and autobiographical voices, it covers 50 years of British dance, from Margot Fonteyn in the 1950's to innovative contemporary practitioners such as Wendy Houstoun, Nigel Charnock, Lloyd Newson, Javier de Frutos and Fin Walker. 

Ambivalent Intimacies: Performance and Domestic Photography in the Work of Adrian Howells

Artist/Author: Jon Cairns | Reference: A0606 | Type: Article

An exploration of Adrian Howells's artistic practice of creating work that promotes intimacy and genuine exchange with an audience.

Ana Mendieta: Blood and Fire

Editor: Galerie Lelong | Reference: P2440 | ISBN: 9782868820976 | Type: Publication

*currently unavailable*

An overview of Mendieta's work published to accompany Galerie Lelong's exhibition 8 September – 8 October 2011. Photographs, film stills, critical texts and interviews.

Shirt and Skin

Artist/Author: Tim Miller | Reference: P1994 | ISBN: 978155583458 | Type: Publication

A compilation of personal stories that the artist had told in his performances over the previous decade.

Carpe Minuta Prima

Artist/Author: Brian Lobel | Reference: D1893 | Type: DVD

Five DVDs from five different members of the public participating in Brian Lobel’s Carpe Minuta Prima performance.

Ai Weiwei’s Blog: Writings, interviews, and Digital Rants, 2006-2009

Artist/Author: Ai Weiwei | Editor: Lee Ambrozy | Reference: P1759 | ISBN: 9780262015219 | Type: Publication

Ai Weiwei, edited and translated by Lee Ambrozy, Ai Weiwei’s Blog, 2006-2009. This book offers a collection of Ai’s online writings translated into English – the most complete, public documentation of the original Chinese blog available in any language.

A Decade of Forced Entertainment

Artist/Author: Forced Entertainment | Reference: A0222 | Type: Article

Part autobiography, part archive, part historical meditation and part theoretical speculation on the first ten years of the company’s work.

Selected Works

Artist/Author: Kazukho Hohki | Reference: D0751 | Type: DVD

Contains extracts from My Husband is a Spaceman, Evidence for the Existence of Borrowers and work by the  cult-alternative pop performance group Frank Chickens.

Walking Tall (2)

Artist/Author: Susan Lewis | Reference: V0116 | Type: Video

Walking Tall (2)

Artist/Author: Susan Lewis | Reference: V0111 | Type: Video

Body Blows: Six Performances

Artist/Author: Tim Miller | Editor: Joan Larkin, David Bergman | Reference: P0295 | ISBN: 0-299-17684-3 | Type: Publication

Six of Tim Miller’s best known performances, documented, with scripts, “the sexual, spiritual, and political topography of his identity as a gay man…”

Ladies Falling (2)

Artist/Author: Susan Lewis | Reference: V0112 | Type: Video

Walking Tall / Ladies Falling

Artist/Author: Susan Lewis | Reference: V0119 | Type: Video

Walking Tall

Artist/Author: Susan Lewis | Reference: V0133 | Digital Reference: EV0133 | Type: Digital File

Video and digital documentation of performance. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: The More You Ignore Me The Closer I Get by Robert Pacitti (P1100)