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I’m Roger Casement

Artist/Author: Fearghus Ó Conchúir, Dearbhla Walsh | Digital Reference: EF5344 | Type: Digital File

Film created as part of The Casement Project, a multi-disciplinary project about Roger Casement, a British knight, Irish rebel and international humanitarian.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The White Possessive: Property, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty

Artist/Author: Aileen Moreton-Robinson | Reference: P3793 | ISBN: 978-0816692163 | Type: Publication

Explores the links between race, sovereignty, and possession through themes of property: owning property, being property, and becoming propertyless.

Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movemen

Artist/Author: Charlotte Cooper | Reference: P3540 | ISBN: 978-1910849002 | Type: Publication

A fat activist with more than 30 years experience, lifts the lid on a previously unexplored social movement and offers a fresh perspective on one of the major problems of our times.

Theatre Criticism: Changing Landscapes

Editor: Duska Radosavljevic | Reference: P3533 | ISBN: 978-1472577092 | Type: Publication

Features 16 commissioned contributions from scholars, arts journalists and bloggers, as well as a small selection of innovative critical practice, sharing perspectives on relevant historical, theoretical and political contexts influencing the development of the discipline, as well as specific aspects of the contemporary practices and genres of theatre criticism.

Performance in Place of War

Artist/Author: James Thompson, Jenny Hughes and Michael Balfour | Reference: P3134 | ISBN: 978-1906497149 | Type: Publication

The book looks at theatre and performances that often occur quite literally as bombs are falling, as well as during times of ceasefire and in the aftermath of hostilities. Includes interviews with artists, short play extracts, and photographs.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Black Artists in British Art: A History since the 1950s

Artist/Author: Eddie Chambers | Reference: P2846 | ISBN: 978-1780762722 | Type: Publication

Beginning with discussions of the pioneering generation of artists such as Ronald Moody, Aubrey Williams and Frank Bowling, Chambers candidly discusses the problems and progression of several generations, including contemporary artists such as Steve McQueen, Chris Ofili and Yinka Shonibare. 

Alternatives Within the Mainstream British Black and Asian Theatres

Editor: Dimple Godiwala | Reference: P2845 | ISBN: 978-1904303664 | Type: Publication

Six part anthology with chapters on the work of the Black Theatre Forum and the histories of Black and Asian theatres, histories of the major theatre companies, a document of the Sikh diaspora's uproar over Behzti and issues of censorship, a critical interrogation of several dramatists and autobiographical essays by theatremakers.

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

Jive Talker

Artist/Author: Samson Kambalu | Reference: P2791 | ISBN: 978-3293004115 | Type: Publication

In German.

In this often subversive book, Samson Kambalu introduces his country of birth, Malawi, an impoverished nation in which no dissent is tolerated, where political opponents are “disappeared” and where a portrait of Life President Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda is always guaranteed to be watching. Narrated with sass and charisma, The Jive Talker is a love letter to an Africa that is hardly understood.

Dreams and Deconstructions: Alternative Theatre in Britain

Editor: Sandy Craig | Reference: P2750 | ISBN: 090639919X | Type: Publication

An illustrated account of the development of alternative theatre in Britain over the 60s and 70s. 

Disrupting the spectacle: Five years of experimental and fringe theatre in Britain

Artist/Author: Peter Ansorge | Reference: P2755 | ISBN: 0273002554 | Type: Publication

This publication documents the development of British theatre from 1968 to 1973. 

Privatising Culture: Corporate Art Intervention since the 1980s

Artist/Author: Chin-tao Wu | Reference: P1757 | ISBN: 978-1-85984-472-4 | Type: Publication

Chin-tao Wu, Privatising Culture: Corporate Art Intervention since the 1980s- Platform Study Room Guide (P1820)

Contemporary Feminist Theatres

Artist/Author: Lizbeth Goodman | Reference: P0003 | Type: Publication

Feminist theatre companies taken in consideration: Women's Theatre Group, Monstrous Regiment, Gay Sweatshop, Siren, Theatre of Black Women, Talawa, Sistren, Black Mime Theatre Women's Troop, Tattycoram, Clean Break Theatre Company. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)