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.
Created in collaboration with Pussy Riot, this book links together the events leading up to and after the group’s arrest and the themes they fight for – feminism, LGBTQ rights, freedom of speech and the environment. Contributors: Pussy Riot, Alice Bag, Anne Sherwood Pundyk, Antony Hegarty, Arvida Bystrom, Baby Dee, Battlekat, Bianca Casady, Billy Childish, Bo Ningen, Bobby Conn, Bruce LaBruce, Carolee Schneemann, Caroline Coon, Charlotte Andrews Richardson, Cornershop, CSS Elias Koskimies, Ellen Angus, Emil Schult, Fox, Franko B, Gaggle, Gera, H Plewis, Hannah Lew, Helen McCookery Book, Homoground, Inga Muscio, Jeffery Lewis, Jenny Holzer, Jon Gnarr, Judy Chicago, Kara Walker, Kembra Pfahler, Kerry McCarthy, Kids on TV, Kim Gordon, The Knife, Koivo, Laurie Penny, Lee Ranaldo, Lizzi Bougatsos, Lucky Dragon, Lucy O'Brien, Marissa Paternoster, Mary Beth Edelson, Meadham Kirchhoff, Molly Crabapple, Nastasia Alberti, No Bra, Nomi Ruiz, Olivier De Sagazan, Peaches, Peggy Seeger, Renee Lindel, Robyn, Roz Kaveney, Rozhgar Mahmood Mustafa, Sarah Lucas, Seth Bogart, Spartacus Chetwynd, Stephen Ira, Sunaura Taylor, Tamsyn Challenger, Tocotronic, Vaginal Davis, Victoria Lomasko, Vivian Goldman, Yoko Ono
Based on the work of Timothy Carey, Dead Flowers features new scholarship on this actor and filmmaker’s cultural contributions through the lens of contemporary art. Contributors: Charles Atlas, Alvin Baltrop, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Johanna Constantine, Marti Domination, Scott Ewalt, Georg Gatsas, Brandon Olson, Kembra Pfahler, Cynthia Plaster Caster, Tabboo!, Paul Thek, Stephen Arnold, Vaginal Davis, G.B Jones, Andrew Meyer, Edward Owens, Luther Price, Tom Rubnitz, Werner Schroeter, Suzie Silver, Johanna Fateman, Andrew Suggs, Randall Wilcox, Douglas Crimp, Gary Indiana, Romeo Carey, Vassily Bourikas, Antony, Max G. Morton, Doug McClemont, Alexandra Blattler, Bruce LaBruce, Michael Vannoy Adams, Elisabeth Kley, Eileen Myles, Ed Halter, Lia Gangitano.
New work and scholarship based on the work of director and cult legend Timothy Carey (1929-1994)