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Visual Cultures as Seriousness

Author: Gavin Butt and Irit Rogoff | Editor: Jorella Andrews | Reference: P3253 | ISBN: 978-3-943365-39-9 | Type: Publication

What is seriousness exactly, and where does it reside? Is it a desirable value in contemporary culture? Or is it bound up with elite class and institutional cultures?

The Night I Grooved To Disco Tex and the Sex-o-Letts in Barry Blue’s Poncho

Author: Adrian Howells | Digital Reference: EF5201 | Type: Digital File

Four monologues, interspersed with game-show antics requiring audience participation. 

53 minutes. Unknown date.

Adrienne at home - poofter

Author: Adrian Howells | Digital Reference: EF5200 | Type: Digital File

Last of 4 short videos. 2006.

3:03

Adrienne at home - Fatally Attracted (to colourful and glittery things)

Author: Adrian Howells | Digital Reference: EF5199 | Type: Digital File

Third of 4 short videos. 2006.

3:20

Adrienne at home - Sensitive Boy

Author: Adrian Howells | Digital Reference: EF5198 | Type: Digital File

Second of 4 short videos. 2006.

1:10

Adrienne at home - Introduction

Author: Adrian Howells | Digital Reference: EF5197 | Type: Digital File

First of 4 short videos. 2006.

2:18

Acts of Intervention: Performance, Gay Culture, and AIDS

Author: David Roman | Reference: P2877 | ISBN: 978-0253211682 | Type: Publication

This volume examines the ways gay men have used theatre and performance to intervene in the AIDS crisis. It discusses dramatic texts and public performances–from cabarets and candlelight vigils to full-scale Broadway productions that have shaped, and been shaped by, the history of AIDS in national, regional, and local contexts.

Leigh Bowery - The Life and Times of an Icon

Author: Sue Tilley | Reference: P2868 | ISBN: 0-340-69310-X | Type: Publication

A biography and tribute to a colourful unique and larger than life character, written by his close friend.

Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics

Author: José Esteban Muñoz | Reference: P2885 | ISBN: 978-0-8166-3015-8 | Type: Publication

A look at how those outside the racial and sexual mainstream negotiate majority culture—not by aligning themselves with or against exclusionary works but rather by transforming these works for their own cultural purposes. Muñoz calls this process “disidentification,” and through a study of its workings, he develops a new perspective on minority performance, survival, and activism.

The Night I Grooved To Disco Tex and the Sex-o-Letts in Barry Blue’s Poncho

Author: Adrian Howells | Reference: D2201 | Type: DVD

 This DVD is currently missing. The digital file can be viewed in the Study Room. The reference is EF5201.

Four monologues, interspersed with game-show antics requiring audience participation. 

53 minutes. Unknown date.

Dressed as a Gril

Author: Jonny Woo, John Sizzle, Holestar, Scottee, Amber, Pia and Ma Butcher | Reference: D2209 | Type: DVD

London's alternative East End drag phenomenon gets its moment in this account of six years in the lives of its most celebrated performers: Jonny Woo, John Sizzle, Holestar, Scottee, Amber, Pia and Ma Butcher.

Extras: interviews with cast and crew, deleted scenes, character profiles, music videos, performances. Directed by Colin Rothbart.

94 minutes.

2015.

Adrienne at home

Author: Adrian Howells | Reference: D2202 | Type: DVD

This DVD is currently missing. The digital files can be viewed in the Study Room. Their references are EF5197, EF5198, EF5199, EF5200.

4 short videos. 2006. Includes:

Introduction 2:18

Sensitive Boy 1:10

Fatally Attracted (to colourful and glittery things) 3:20

poofter 3:03

The Deadwood Stage - DIY documentation

Author: GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN | Digital Reference: EF5185 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN's DIY 10 project, which explored exertion, endurance, cliché and the epic using the musical Calamity Jane. 

The project took place at Cambridge Junction. Part of LADA's DIY.

4:38.

Every Woman

Author: Narcissister | Digital Reference: EF5188 | Type: Digital File

Video.

While spinning her naked, masked body on a stage to Chaka Khan’s famous anthem, Narcissister redresses herself from clothing she pulls out of various bodily orifices. 

4:28

Otherwise: Imagining Queer Feminist Art Histories

Editor: Amelia Jones and Erin Silver | Reference: P2820 | ISBN: 978-0719096426 | Type: Publication

The first publication to address queer feminist politics, methods and theories in relation to the visual arts, including new media, installation and performance art. Despite the crucial contribution of considerations of 'queer' to feminism in other disciplines of the humanities, and the strong impact of feminist art history on queer visual theory, a visible and influential queer feminist art history has remained elusive.

Diamonds & Toads

Author: The Girls | Digital Reference: EF5163 | Type: Digital File

Video exerpts of a performance work for PayneShurvell, presented as part of the I am a Fantasy exhibition, 15 April to 21 May 2011. 

Tales from the Purse

Author: Dynasty Handbag | Reference: D2139 | Type: DVD

Hustler White

Author: Bruce LaBruce, Rick Castro | Reference: D2105 | ISBN: 5060018651620 | Type: DVD

Bruce LaBruce cult classic film.

Splat!

Author: The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein | Reference: D2117 | Type: DVD

Film of performance created for SPILL Festival of Performance, London 2013.

The Live Art Almanac: Volume 3

Editor: Lois Keidan, Aaron Wright | Reference: P2250 | ISBN: 9781849433969 | Type: Publication

A collection of ‘found' writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2010 and December 2011

Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal

Author: J. Jack Halberstam | Reference: P2227 | ISBN: 9780807010976 | Type: Publication

theory on Lady Gaga, new feminism, gender and sexual fluidity

The Nomi Song

Author: Klaus Nomi, Andrew Horn | Reference: D2088 | Type: DVD

film about the life of pop-opera star Klaus Nomi

The Drag King Book

Author: Del Lagrace Volcano, Judith 'Jack' Halberstam | Reference: P2243 | ISBN: 9781852426071 | Type: Publication

profiles of drag lives and performances

History of the Ridiculous, 1960-1987

Author: Sean F. Edgecomb | Reference: A0547 | Type: Article

Located in Miscellaneous Articles folder 5A.

The Ridiculous Performance of Taylor Mac

Author: Sean F. Edgecomb | Reference: A0546 | Type: Article

Located in Miscellaneous Articles Folder 5A.

Carrying Her Liver in a Shopping Cart (and Other Bohemian Notions)

Author: Bruce Benderson, Dominic Johnson | Reference: A0542 | Type: Article

This journal can be found in ‘Miscellaneous’.

Midnight at the Palace: My Life as a Fabulous Cockette

Author: Pam Tent | Reference: P2132 | ISBN: 978-1-55583-874-4 | Type: Publication

In this richly detailed memoir, Pam Tent offers a fascinating glimpse into the tumultuous life of a liberation movement – both artistic and sexual – whose influence is still apparent in the worlds of theatre, music, fashion, gay politics, gay spirituality, and urban club life.

Programme Notes: Case studies for locating experimental theatre, second edition

Editor: Lois Keidan, CJ Mitchell | Reference: P2120 | ISBN: 978-1-84943-459-1 | Type: Publication

Programme Notes: Case studies for locating experimental theatre, revised and expanded second edition is a collection of commissioned essays, case studies and interviews reflecting the exciting and complex relationships between 'mainstream' stages and 'experimental' theatre practices. This revised and expanded edition includes the original contributions (from the first edition, published 2007) whilst illustrating some of the seismic shifts that have taken place across the theatre landscape of the UK since 2007 through profiles of the work of Manchester International Festival, National Theatre Scotland, BAC (Battersea Arts Centre) and Forest Fringe.

Women of the Underground: Art: Cultural Innovators Speak for Themselves

Author: Zora von Burden | Reference: P2114 | Type: Publication

In a series of twenty-four candid interviews with influential women artists, author Zora von Burden gives some of the most influential cultural innovators of this generation a voice, and probes the depths of how and why they broke through society’s limitations to create works of outstanding measure.

Mother Camp: Female Impersonators in America

Author: Esther Newton | Reference: P2093 | Type: Publication

An ethnographic account of female impersonators, exploring the symbolic geography of drag and camp, and social organization of drag clubs.

The British Guide to Showing Off

Author: Andrew Logan, Various | Reference: D2046 | Type: DVD

Documentary spanning five years of the Alternative Miss World Show, costume pageant and fancy dress party for grown ups.

Camp Dag

Author: Disabled Avant Garde | Reference: D2033 | Type: DVD

The Disabled Avant Garde (aka DAG), comprising performance artists Katherine Araniello and Aaron Williamson, along with eight other disabled artists from Wales stage an ‘alien invasion’ – a two-day encampment on the banks of the River Severn in Newtown on the 9th and 10th of September 2011. This performance event tests perceptions of what makes us ‘insiders’ or ‘outsiders’ in society and the art world. Subtitled and audio description DVD.

Artists Keep Themselves Occupied with a Day of Live Action

Author: Nick Ahad | Reference: A0530 | Type: Article

Nick Ahad reports on a 24-hour arts occupation in Leeds. In Miscellaneous Folder 4.

Truth is Concrete – A 24/7 Marathon Camp on Artistic Strategies in Politics and Political Strategies

Reference: P2063 | Type: Publication

In September 2012 the “Truth is concrete”, 24/7 marathon camp took place. With around 300 lectures, panels, tactic talks, performances, concerts, films, workshops and a parallel, self-curated, spontaneous Open marathon, “Truth is concrete” created a 170-hour performative space for thinking and networking in the city of Graz, Austria. Two newspaper style programmes (different cover) in foder.

SPILL Study Boxes Study Room Guide

Author: Aaron Wright and Lois Keidan | Reference: P2012 | Type: Publication

Study Boxes contain hand picked selections of DVDs, books and other materials from the LADA Study Room around specific themes. Installed in Festival hubs and other locations, and curated in dialogue with partners, each Study Box can hold between four to ten items and can be used by audiences for a quick browse or a day-long study. After the events the Boxes are returned to the Study Room and listed in this Guide so that users can explore these themes and materials during their visit to the LADA Study Room.

Communist Bigamist: Two Loves Stories

Author: Vaginal Davis and Susanne Sachsse | Reference: D1866 | Type: DVD

2 DVD documentation and soundtrack excerpts, plus postcards documenting the performance Communist Bigamist: Two Loves Stories.

Experience and Innocence

Author: John Waters | Editor: Drew Daniel | Reference: A0509 | Type: Article

Drew Daniels interviews John Waters.

Revelations: The Films of David Hoyle and Nathan Evans

Author: David Hoyle, Nathan Evans | Reference: D1847 | Type: DVD

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

Cancer Cancer Cancer Cancer Cancer

Author: Brian Lobel | Reference: D1845 | Type: DVD

Brian Lobel- excerpts and full stage performances of: Ball & Other Funny Stories About Cancer, Carpe Minuta Prima, Hold My Hand and We're Halfway There, Cancer and Cigarettes, Tommyknockers, Guerilla Pub Quiz, Yoga at St.Barts and Fun with Cancer Patients