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(Untitled) Dyketactics Revisted

Author: Liz Rosenfeld | Digital Reference: EF5387

Bodies move freely through an ambiguous urban “utopia”…or do they? Shot on 16mm film and digital video.

7 mins

Ivy Monteiro: a performance lecture on queer spirituality and Afro Futurism

Digital Reference: EF5379

Documentation of the performance lecture by Swiss based Brazilian artist about their most recent work Trinta y Dois Igual a 5.

F U T U R E R I T U A L Film night

Digital Reference: EF5378

Documentation of the evening which featured a screening of short films and performance documentation by artists working around ritual, performance and queer futurity.

Black Market International

Reference: D2321

Recounts the group’s evolution and different approaches to collaboration throughout the years. Two DVDs include a documentary, interviews with BMI members, and performance footage.

The Minor Gesture

Author: Erin Manning | Reference: P4127 | ISBN: 978-0822361213
Manning extends her previous inquiries into the politics of movement to the concept of the minor gesture.

Plantain

Author: VestAndPage | Digital Reference: EF5366

A performance-based feature film produced and filmed on location during the month-long performance walk from Northern Germany through Poland to the Russian region of Kaliningrad, in May/June 2015.

Includes feature film, trailer, poster, stills from the movie, and film description.

Fat Activist Vernacular

Author: Charlotte Cooper | Digital Reference: EF5365

Explores fat activist language.

Dogs of Love

Author: R Aslan and Chris Gylee | Reference: P4113 | ISBN: 9783947516117

A companion book to the performance by Once We Were Island.

An Apartment on Uranus

Author: Paul B. Preciado | Reference: P4104 | ISBN: 978-1-913097-07-3

Recounts Preciado’s transformation from Beatriz into Paul B., and examines other processes of political, cultural and sexual transition.

This Rose Made of Leather

Author: jamie lewis hadley | Digital Reference: EF5362

Nine minute video of the performance.

Zine / poetry collection

Author: Linden Katherine McMahon | Reference: P4097

Includes: Pride (poem), Alter treego (poem), Fat Kid Manifesto (poem, extract from Fat Kid Running), Daring the City to Fall into it (poems + a short story), No guilt in Pleasure (zine)

How We Die is How We Live Only More So

Reference: P4093 | ISBN: 978-88-6749-391-3

Exhibition publication: Misbehaving Bodies, Wellcome Collection, 29 May 2019 – 26 January 2020.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

post/performance/documentation

Author: Hellen Burrough | Reference: P4091

Artists from the Tempting Failure 2018 festival, photographed on an instant camera in the moments after their performance.

Countersexual Manifesto

Author: Paul B. Preciado | Reference: P4090 | ISBN: 978-0231175623

Seeking to overthrow all constraints on what can be done with and to the body, Preciado offers a provocative challenge to even the most radical claims about gender, sexuality, and desire.

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.

(re)collecting (f)ears

Reference: P4074 | ISBN: 978-1-9996073-1-9

Documents a series of site-specific performances by bonelli, which took place at fallen Sound Mirrors along the southeast coast of England in the summer of 2019.

Love on Me

Author: Jon John | Digital Reference: EF5347

Draws strength from conversations with the performance artist Ron Athey and readings from Illness as Metaphor, by Susan Sontag.

Please note that Queen Mary University of London holds the entire archive of the late artist.

The 2 of Us

Author: Jon John | Digital Reference: EF5346

A romantic exploration performance about love and human relationships.

Please note that Queen Mary University of London holds the entire archive of the late artist.

Performance y arte contemporáneo: Discursos, prácticas, problemas

Author: Juan Albarrán | Reference: P4062 | ISBN: 978-8437640341

. An introduction to performance in the territory of art: far from proposing a linear history, the volume offers a series of thematic and transversal approaches to performance.

In Spanish.

ABOUT

Author: Ann-Christin Kongsness, Solveig Styve Holte | Reference: P4055 | ISBN: 978-82-93506-01-0

Publication made as part of a choreographic work investigating the relationship between theoretical, aesthetic and performing aspects of an artistic work. Includes two essays: ÆØÅ and Pointing back.

Birthmark

Author: Liberate Tate | Digital Reference: EF5333

A film documenting the unsanctioned live performance in Tate Britain: in the run up to the international climate talks in Paris as the artists invited Tate to reconsider their sponsorship deal with BP, and to begin to erase this scar from their skin.

Part of LADA Screens 9. The film was availble online between 30 April ­and 13 May 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel.

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.

Future Histories

Author: Áine Phillips, Niamh Murphy | Digital Reference: EF5343

Documentation of the 12 hour group performance in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin in May 2016. Part of LADA Screens.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

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.

Because of Love, a film about Franko B

Author: Nathaniel Walters | Digital Reference: EF5340

A rough cut of the first ever documentary about the life and work of Franko B. Part of LADA Screens 16.

SWIM

Author: Amy Sharrock | Digital Reference: EF5326

Taking place on 12 July 2007, ​SWIM was an open invitation, all access swim across London from Tooting Bec Lido to Hampstead Heath Ponds. 

2014, 31’ 19”

This video was part of LADA Screens, and was available online between 17 August and 31 August 2015

Performance Session: Articulating the Pedestrian Body

Author: Steve Paxton, Sandra Parker, Anne Thompson | Reference: A0874

Documentation from Satisfyin Lover and Showing Solo, two performances which opened the Thinking Bodies Conference.

Reza Abdoh Collection

Author: Reza Abdoh | Digital Reference: EF5312

Includes:
1 A Medea: Requiem for a Boy, 1986 (2 files)
2 Rusty Sat on a Hill One Dawn …,1987 (2 files)
3 Eva Peron, 1987
4 King Oedipus, 1987
5 Peep Show (videos used in performances), 1988 (2 files)
6 Minamata,1989 (2 files)
7 Pasos en la Obscuridad, 1990
8 The Hip-Hop Waltz of Eurydice, 1990
9 Bogeyman, 1991
10 Train Project (un-edited video project @ L.A.T.C.), 1991
11 The Blind Owl and Making of…, 1991
12 The Law of Remains, 1992
13 Simon Boccanegra, 1992 (2 files)
14 Tight Right White, 1993
15 Quotations from a Ruined City, 1994 (2 files)
16 Memorial Service, LA and NY, 1995 (2 files)
17 Mixed Images and Projects
18 Reza Abdoh, Short Video Works
19 Interview Tapes
20 Show Tapes (videos used in performances)
21 Cast Reference Video

Saboteur, Guerrilla, Pedestrian

Author: Mark Minchinton | Reference: A0873

On group practice, space making in rehearsal, working with directors/actors. 

The presence of absence: Beyond the “great goddess” in Ana Mendieta’s Silueta Series

Author: Ellen Tepfer | Reference: A0880

On Mendieta's late 70s series, in which the artist trekked into the woods and marked the outlines of her body agains the earth.

Where Women Dare to Thread?

Author: Val Williams | Reference: A0868

On female photographers who photograph men.

Liquid damage on publication.

The Crossing of Innumerable Paths

Author: Guy Brett | Reference: P4049 | ISBN: 978-1-909932-531

The fourteen essays bringing together a unique gathering of artists, many of whome make works which arise out of responses to the situation or the environment in which they find themselves.

Split Asunder: Obstetric Violence and Pain in Máiréad Delaney’s At What Point It Breaks (20170)

Author: Kate Antosik-Parsons | Digital Reference: EF5315

Examines the embodiment of pain in Máiréad Delaney’s performance.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Reza Abdoh, Theatre Visionary

Author: Adam Soch | Digital Reference: EF5311

An intimate portrait of the world and work of Abdoh and his company.

Misha Horacek collection

Author: Misha Horacek | Digital Reference: EF5316

Includes:

Moon River (and project description), 2018/2019, 10:47

Nest: Inhabit (and project description), 2019, with Samantha Sweeting, 11:42

The Empty Station (and project description), 2017, with Chris Spencer-Lowe, 5:58

Dancing in and out of Language

Author: Rachel Fensham | Reference: A0872

A consideration of 'new dance' in response to writings of Luce Irigaray.

Performing Singapore

Author: Jennie Klein | Reference: A0858

On the Future of Imagination (FOI) Festival 9, Singapore, September 4–7, 2014.

Black Performance Theory

Reference: P4026 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-5616-5

Considering how blackness is imagined in and through performance, the contributors address topics including flight as a persistent theme in African American aesthetics, the circulation of minstrel tropes in Liverpool and in Afro-Mexican settlements in Oaxaca, and the reach of hip-hop politics as people around the world embrace the music and dance.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)