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This Rose Made of Leather

Author: jamie lewis hadley | Digital Reference: EF5362

Nine minute video of the performance.

Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey

Author: Ron Athey | Reference: P2115 | ISBN: 978-1-78320-035-1

Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey presents the first critical overview of this major artist’s work. It demonstrates how Athey foresaw and precipitated the central place afforded they body and identity politics in art and critical theory in the 1990s and beyond.

Kira O’Reilly: Untitled (Bodies)

Reference: P3415 | ISBN: 978-1-78320-832-6

The first major survey of the artist’s interdisciplinary practices. Bringing together newly commissioned and other writings by major thinkers in and beyond visual and performance studies, and extensive documentation of the artist’s work from two decades of practice, it navigates through and between performance, biotechnical practices, image-making, and writing.

Knifeboxing

Author: Johanna Went | Digital Reference: EF5332

Seminal but rarely seen performance, recorded at Club Lingerie in Los Angeles, California, 1984.The folder also includes a short promotional video.

Part of LADA Screens 8. The film was availble online between 29 March – 11 April 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel.

Confession de Ron Athey

Author: Gabreilla Greeb | Digital Reference: EF5329

Super 8 film was made at the Festival de l’Etrange, Vidéotheque de Paris. Produced by Homemade FIlms.

Part of LADA Screens 6.

Jennifer Doyle in conversation with Ron Athey

Digital Reference: EF5330

A specially filmed conversation between Ron Athey and writer Jennifer Doyle. Filmed in LA for LADA Screens by Brittany Neimeth.

Part of LADA Screens 6.

Unlimited Action: The performance of extremity in the 1970s

Author: Dominic Johnson | Reference: P3717 | ISBN: 978-1-5261-3551-3

It examines the 'performance of extremity' as practices at the limits of the histories of performance and art, in performance art's most fertile and prescient decade, the 1970s. Dominic Johnson recounts and analyses game-changing performance events by six artists: Kerry Trengove, Ulay, Genesis P-Orridge, Anne Bean, the Kipper Kids, and Stephen Cripps.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

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

Reference: P3618 | ISBN: 9789616572309

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.

Because of Love: Franko B’s Story

Author: Franko B | Reference: P3482 | ISBN: 978-0-9935611-5-3

Because of Love tells the story of the artist’s childhood in Italy in an orphanage and at the hands of his abusive family, his journey to London as a young man, his return to Italy many years later as an accomplished artist, and, in between, the story of his life and loves and his becoming an artist.

Drawn: Totems Footnotes Reflections

Author: Charlotte Wendy Law | Reference: P3423

Publication 'arrived' after participation in a six-day festival curated by  ]performance S p a c e[ in 2016.

Death is Certain video version

Author: Eva Meyer-Keller | Digital Reference: EF5245

 Thirty-six mini scenarios of torture and execution which transform the small immaculate bodies of fruit into figures that seem to increasingly identify themselves with human beings.

Death is Certain performance version

Author: Eva Meyer-Keller | Digital Reference: EF5244

 Thirty-six mini scenarios of torture and execution which transform the small immaculate bodies of fruit into figures that seem to increasingly identify themselves with human beings.

1ltre of blood 100kgs of bullets / Pledge

Author: Rebecca Cunningham | Reference: D2255

Documentation from two performances, presented at Brisbane Arts (2007) and MAJU JAYA Performance Art Festival (2007).

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

Long Suffering: American Endurance Art as Prophetic Witness

Author: Karen Gonzalez Rice | Reference: P3230 | ISBN: 978-047205324

Links avant-garde performance practices with religious histories in the United States, setting contemporary performances of endurance art within a broader context of prophetic, religious discourse in the United States

Regina José Galindo documentation

Digital Reference: EF5232

Includes:

– Artist bio & CV

– Hermana, 2010, 1'50''

– Himenoplastia, 2004, 7'21''

– Juegos de poder, 2009, 11'10''

– La Verdad, 2013, 1:10'

– Lucha, 2002, 3'38''

– Perra, 2005, 5'31''

Ouch: Pain and Performance

Digital Reference: EF5231

A LADA screening programme for the 2016 Venice International Performance Art Week: a collection of documentation and artists’ films looking at pain and performance.

Includes:

Marina Abramovic – On ‘Rhythm O’, 1974, 2013,  3’07” ; Ron Athey – Ron’s Story, 2001, 4’44”; Marcel.Li Antunez Roca – Epizoo, 1994, 8’29; Franko B – Don’t Leave Me This Way, 2009, 5’03”; Wafaa Bilal – On ‘Shoot An Iraqi’, 2007, 2’21”; Rocio Boliver – Times Go By and I Can’t Forget You: Between Menopause and Old Age, 2013, 4’18”; Cassils – The Powers That Be, 2016, 2’24”; Bob Flanagan – Cystic Fibrosis Song, 1990’s 1’32”; Regina Jose Galindo – Lucha, 2002, 3’37”; jamie lewis Hadley – this rose made of leather, 2012, 9’10”; Nicola Hunter & Ernst Fischer  – Passion/Flower, 2012, 4’02”; Oleg Kulik – Dog House 1996, 4’10”; Martin O’Brien – Taste of Flesh, 2015, 2’59”; Kira O’Reilly – Wet Cup, 2000, 2’29”; ORLAN – Successful Operation, 1990, 6’16”; Petr Pavlensky – Radical Artist In Court – Ukraine Today News Item,  2015, 1’57”

101 Tragedies of Enrique Metinides

Reference: P2891 | ISBN: 978-1597112116

Enrique Metinides's choice of the 101 key images from his life photographing crime scenes and accidents in Mexico for local newspapers and the nota roja (or red pages, for their bloody content) crime press. An accompanying exhibition, which launched at Rencontres d'Arles in July 2011, toured to venues in Europe and the Americas.

Artist Op-Eds - Polemic of Blood Ron Athey on the “Post-AIDS” Body

Author: Ron Athey | Reference: P2736

Ron Athey contributes to the fourth installment of the Walker Art Center Artist Op-Eds series. Examining the thinking of artists as citizens and change-makers, this series of commissioned opinion pieces features provocative reactions to the headlines.

Blood is such Clever Stuff

Author: Sarah-Jane Norman | Reference: A0608

The artist shares insights of her performance-making.

Joyce

Author: Ron Athey | Digital Reference: EF5113

Exerpt of 2002 multi-media performance with 3 screen large format video with 4 actors.

Regina Jose Galindo - Estoy viva

Reference: P2462 | ISBN: 9788857223186

Regina Jose Galindo dencounces violence women and, more generally, the social, political and cultural violence of contemporary society.

Ana Mendieta: Blood and Fire

Reference: P2440 | ISBN: 9782868820976

*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.

Male Trouble: Masculinity and the Performance of Crisis

Author: Fintan Walsh | Reference: P2409 | ISBN: 9780230579699

Male Trouble explores how Wetern masculinity has increasingly appeared as a troubled gender category in recent times, using a variety of performative case studies. Includes a chapter on work by Ron Athey and Franko B. 

Lili Handel

Author: Ivo Dimchev | Digital Reference: EF5083

Footage of performance

Vienna Actionism

Reference: P2359 | ISBN: 9783865608819

Collection of texts on Actionism in Vienna, including biographies and images.

Bodily Functions In Performance Study Room Guide

Author: Lois Keidan | Reference: P2195

Shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears is a new Study Room Guide compiled by Lois Keidan on the theme of bodily functions in performance. The Guide consists of notes from Lois Keidan's presentation for Blackmarket No 11 2008, with added images and recommendations for further research and study

Body Refuse

Author: Niko Raes | Reference: D2054

For more on Niko Raes’ work, go to www.bodyrefuse.be. Niko Raes is an Antwerp-based artist. Working with his own body in Live Art, Photography, Video and sculpture.

Still Life

Author: Franko B | Reference: P0395 | ISBN: 1 901033 22 8

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

Ernst Fischer – Images

Author: Ernst Fischer | Reference: D1970

Series of photographs documenting some of the works of German-born, London-based performance artist Ernst Fischer: Brixton Heart Room (in collaboration with Franko B); The Book of Dust (in collaboration with Manuel Vason); The Art of (Self-)Service; Remains of the Day. Includes a list of images with titles.

The Book of Blood

Author: Ernst Fischer, Leibniz | Reference: D1969

Leibniz, together with a host of guest artists, presents The Book of Blood, an ongoing performance and multi-performative experience that explores issues relating human rights and (dis)enfranchisement whilst aiming to facilitate the spectator’s active contribution in participation. Each visitor is invited to donate a drop of blood to be used as ink in the writing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into a thick, leather-bound book. This video and photographs are taken from PSI 12, Queen Mary, 2006. Includes a performance leaflet/document.

A Surgery – The Body as Art

Author: Michael Mayhew | Reference: P2046

Documentation of DIY 9: 2012 project. A Five-Day Surgery on the practicalities and functionalities of working with the body. ‘The Body as Art’ puts 6 artists & 2 theorists into the company of a Doctor – Dr Tuheen Hudan – and an experienced artist – Michael Mayhew – to talk / enquire / investigate the functionality and practicalities of working with the body within a performative context.

Franko B

Author: Franko B | Reference: P2013 | ISBN: 1901033554

Franko B' performance Work monograph with essays by Lois Keidan and Stuart Morgan, photos by Nicholas Sinclair. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

Wet Cup

Author: Kira O'Reilly | Digital Reference: DB0118

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

Rematch

Author: Nick Kilby | Digital Reference: EF5009

From Fresh Air Platform 2010

Documentation Bank: Kira O’Reilly

Author: Kira O'Reilly | Digital Reference: DB0040

This film is part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.