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Performance, Ethics and Spectatorship in a Global Age

Artist/Author: Helena Grehan | Reference: P3968 | ISBN: 978-0230518018 | Type: Publication

Takes performance studies in exciting new directions, exploring the ways in which ethics can be used to understand the complex questions facing contemporary spectators.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Body of Art

Editor: Diane Fortenberry, Rebecca Morrill | Reference: P3694 | ISBN: 978-0714869667 | Type: Publication

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.

Doll Parts

Artist/Author: Amanda Lepore, Thomas Flannery | Reference: P3582 | ISBN: 978-1942872856 | Type: Publication

From the original iconic trans woman who has reigned over New York nightlife for three decades, comes a gorgeous, poignant, full-color memoir.

Critical effect & intensity of affect : analyses of art productions of Zoran Todorović

Artist/Author: Misko Suvakovic | Reference: P3432 | ISBN: 978-86-84773-52-6 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue: Intensity of Affect: performances, actions, installations – retrospective of Zoran Todorovic. Accompanies the project, Warmth, at the the 53rd Biennale di Venezia, held in Venice, at the Serbian Pavilion, June 7-Nov. 22, 2009.

In Serbian and English.

Popular Culture and Gender Issues in Miwa Yanagi’s Art Practice

Artist/Author: Krestina Skirl | Reference: A0712 | Type: Article

 A critical approach towards images of identity and femininity currently circulating in Japanese popular culture.

Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)

Art and Animals

Artist/Author: Giovanni Aloi | Reference: P2900 | ISBN: 978-1848855243 | Type: Publication

In this latest addition to the highly acclaimed 'Art and…' series, Aloi surveys the insistent presence of animals in the world of contemporary art, exploring the leading concepts which inform this emerging practice.

Mrs Brighton and Major Tom 2014 Calendar

Artist/Author: Victoria Melody | Reference: P2676 | Type: Publication

Calendar documenting a project following the story of how the artist became a beauty queen and how her unruly pet basset hound, Major Tom, became a championship show dog.

The Cinema of Sally Potter: A Politics of Love

Artist/Author: Sophie Mayer | Reference: P2421 | ISBN: 9781905674671 | Type: Publication

Drawing on archival materials and in-depth interviews, Mayer's book opens up historical, political and cultural vistas to give a full account of feminist filmmaker Sally Potter's career.

Domestic Sanitation

Artist/Author: Helen Chadwick | Digital Reference: EF5088 | Type: Digital File

Excerpt of video documents a live performance held in the summer of 1976. Super 8 film & video, colour, sound.

The Lost Runway Kyoto

Artist/Author: Aine Phllips | Reference: D1862 | Type: DVD

Collaboration between Áine Phillips and film-maker Rachel Davies. Large scale collaborative project commemorating lost women and girls. A week long workshop process generates a collection of sculptural costumes and culminates in a runway/catwalk performance dedicated to each lost girl represented. Supported by Culture Ireland, Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, Japan Foundation, Live Art Development Agency and British Council. Part of Louder Than Bombs – Art, Acton and Activism Project.

This Is My Body…

Artist/Author: Orlan | Reference: V0082 | Digital Reference: EV0082 | Type: Digital File