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Jennifer Doyle in conversation with Ron Athey

Digital Reference: EF5330 | Type: Digital File

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.

Confession de Ron Athey

Artist/Author: Gabreilla Greeb | Digital Reference: EF5329 | Type: Digital File

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

Part of LADA Screens 6.

The Art of Living: An Oral History of Performance Art

Artist/Author: Dominic Johnson | Reference: P2760 | ISBN: 978-1-137-32220-3 | Type: Publication

Across a series of twelve in-depth interviews with a diverse range of major artists, Dominic Johnson presents a new oral history of performance art.

This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

In conversation with Ron Athey

Artist/Author: Andrea Pagnes | Reference: A0630 | Type: Article

This dialogue between the two artists includes a discussion around the issues and concerns of contemporary Performance Art as well as an in-depth focus on the work of Ron Athey, past and present, with additional notes by Lisa Newman.

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

Artist/Author: Ron Athey | Reference: P2736 | Type: Publication

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.

Spirit + Flesh

Artist/Author: Fakir Musafar | Reference: P2455 | ISBN: 978-1892041579 | Type: Publication

Graphically illustrates a broad spectrum of physical experiences: bondage, sensory deprivation, tattooing, piercing, fetishes, body rituals and modifications from 1948 to 2002. Introduction by Mark Thompson

Body Art - The South Bank Show

Artist/Author: Ron Athey, Franko B, Orlan, and Fakir Musafar | Reference: V0225 | Digital Reference: EV0225 | Type: Digital File

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

Orlan: A Hybrid Body of Artworks

Editor: Simon Donger, Simon Sheppherd, Orlan | Reference: P1643 | ISBN: 978-0-415-56234-8 | Type: Publication

An in-depth account of Orlan’s pioneering art. The book covers her career in performance and a range of other art forms.

Saint Orlan: Ritual as Violent Spectacle and Cultural Criticism

Artist/Author: Orlan, Alyda Faber | Reference: A0386 | ISBN: 0-262-75805-9 | Type: Article

The French performance artist’s practice of self-directed violence creates a spectacle that violates the viewer and establishes Orlan’s body as “a site of public debate.” Her work radically exposes the violence of patriarchically established “beauty standards.”

Obsolescenza del Genere - Human Installation

Artist/Author: Kyrahm e Julius Kaiser | Reference: D1314 | Type: DVD

Leaflet in Italian.

Transmission (Excerpts)

Artist/Author: Dominic Johnson | Reference: D1195 | Type: DVD

Incorruptible Flesh (Perpetual Wound)

Artist/Author: Ron Athey and Dominic Johnson | Reference: D1196 | Type: DVD

Part of Sacred at Chelsea Theatre, London

Theatre of Operations

Artist/Author: Orlan | Reference: A0208 | Type: Article

Incorruptible Flesh

Artist/Author: Ron Athey and Dominic Johnson | Reference: D0849 | Type: DVD

Part of Sacred at Chelsea Theatre, London

Freak Babylon

Artist/Author: Jack Hunter | Reference: P0740 | ISBN: 1-902588-14-2 | Type: Publication

Parts of this book first appeared in Inside Teradome.

Carnal Art, Orlan’s Refacing

Artist/Author: C. Jill O'Bryan | Reference: P0732 | ISBN: 0-8166-4323-7 | Type: Publication

Considers how the artist’s ever-fluctuating reconstructions of her face question idealized beauty and female identity, persuasively arguing that Orlan’s surgically reinvented face succeeds in both reinforcing and breaking apart corporeal subjectivity and representation.

Self-Portrait as Anti Model

Artist/Author: Orlan | Reference: A0077 | Type: Article

Interview with Orlan.

The Performance of Pain

Artist/Author: Ted Polhemus | Reference: A0034 | Type: Article

transfuge - la vie: mode d’(in)emploi

Editor: Raphael Cuir | Reference: P0306 | Type: Publication

Includes an interview with Orlan.

In French.

This Is My Body…

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