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Queer Magic: LGBT+ Spirituality and Culture from Around theWorld

Artist/Author: Tomás Prower | Reference: P4009 | ISBN: 978-0738753188 | Type: Publication

A unique resource for LGBT+ spiritual seekers who want to experience the sustaining energy and strength of the worldwide queer community.

Heart of a Dog

Artist/Author: Laurie Anderson | Reference: D2304 | Type: DVD

A cinematic journey through love, death and language. 

75 minutes.

George Chakravarthi documentation

Artist/Author: George Chakravarthi | Digital Reference: EF5234 | Type: Digital File

Includes an image bank and a video with extracts from different pieces. Documented works includes: Negrophilia!, Andhaka, Miss United Kingdom, Resurrection, The Ambidextrous Universe, Thirteen, Olympia, Barflies, Shakti, Masking, Genesis and Remote Control.

My Body, The Buddhist

Artist/Author: Deborah Hay | Reference: P3144 | ISBN: 978-0819563286 | Type: Publication

One of the most revealing accounts of what art creation entails and the ways in which the body, the center of our aesthetic knowledge of the world, can be regarded as our most informed teacher. 

Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)

What We Made: Conversations on Art and Social Cooperation

Artist/Author: Tom Finkelpearl | Reference: P3119 | ISBN: 978-0822352891 | Type: Publication

Examines the activist, participatory, coauthored aesthetic experiences being created in contemporary art.  In a series of fifteen conversations, artists comment on their experiences working cooperatively, joined at times by colleagues from related fields, including social policy, architecture, art history, urban planning, and new media.

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

Reading Room companion

Editor: Anna Faherty | Reference: P2902 | ISBN: 9780957028555 | Type: Publication

Consisting of a rare and valuable collection of diverse curiosities acquired by and for Henry Wellcome with a great variety of books: a compendium of inspiring and intriguing insights from Wellcome Collection and the Wellcome Library. 

The Uncertainty of Wind Power

Artist/Author: Chen Yung-Hsien | Reference: P2040 | ISBN: 957-41-3769-4 | Type: Publication

Exhibition programme and postcard images.

The Connected Body?

Editor: Ric Allsopp & Scott de Lahunta | Reference: P1311 | ISBN: 90-71681-03-3 | Type: Publication

Amsterdam readings on the Arts and Arts Education. Drawing on contemporary practice and scholarship in the fields of dance, performance and installation art, theatre/archaeology, ethnography, holistic bodywork and the history of medicine, the collection provides insights into the body as a problematic site of performance and suggests a ‘new authenticity' which equates both its phenomenological and representational aspects. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: On Falling by Amy Sharrocks (P2249).

The Song of Body - Chen Yung-Hsien

Artist/Author: Chen Yung-Hsien | Reference: P1040 | ISBN: 957-41-3769-4 | Type: Publication

Exhibition Catalogue, Taiwan.

Universal Happy Brand Chicken

Artist/Author: Sheng Qi | Reference: V0039 | Digital Reference: EV0039 | Type: Digital File

Documentation of a performance commenting on the complex interrelationship between the food industry, medical science and the herbal medicine industry, in which animals are abused for human consumption and well-being. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Performance in China by Adele Tan (P1114)