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Geek Love

Artist/Author: Katherine Dunn | Reference: P3566 | ISBN: 978-0349100869 | Type: Publication

Lil Binewski, born a Boston aristocrat, was in her time the most stylish of geeks. That is to say she made her living by biting the heads off live chickens in front of a carnival audience. This she gave up for doting motherhood, because she and her fairground-owning husband had a money spinning idea. 

Sissy cards

Artist/Author: Nando Messias | Reference: P3546 | Type: Publication

Cards on the artist's Sissy trilogy, with quotes by Lois Keidan, Stephen Farrier, Catherine Silversone.

Freaks: We Who are Not as Others

Artist/Author: Daniel P. Mannix | Reference: P3051 | ISBN: 978-0965104258 | Type: Publication

Meet the strangest people who ever lived, and read about: the notorious love affairs of midgets. Originally printed in a small edition and withdrawn after one month by the publisher, the book was out of print for nearly 20 years.

The Struggle for Black Arts in Britain – What Can We Consider Better Than Freedom

Artist/Author: Kwesi Owusu | Reference: P2019 | ISBN: 906890810 | Type: Publication

Publication focusing on the problems of establishing an authentic Black arts tradition in the UK. The book raises vital questions about the limitations of western elite culture and its spectrum of art forms.

W.A.M.A. – The Work as Movement Archive

Artist/Author: Serena Korda | Reference: D1967 | Type: DVD

Audio CD accompanying the homonymous catalogue (see REF. P2006 ) documenting the development of a performance project featuring an invented folk dance, a choral performance and a procession with costumes, puppet icons and music. I

W.A.M.A. – The Work as Movement Archive

Artist/Author: Serena Korda | Reference: P2006 | ISBN: 9780957370500 | Type: Publication

A catalogue documenting the development of a performance project featuring an invented folk dance, a choral performance and a procession with costumes, puppet icons and music. Includes a CD (see REF. D1967) and an essay by Sally O’Reilly.

Flying Down to Rio (Installation)

Artist/Author: Dorothy's Shoes | Reference: D1718 | Type: DVD

Fred and Ginger meet Barry Manilow in this ‘carnival in a closet’ dealing with an imagined Rio de Janeiro. Part of Sacred, Chelsea Theatre, London, 24-28 November 2011.

Flying Down to Rio (Show)

Artist/Author: Dorothy's Shoes | Reference: D1717 | Type: DVD

Fred and Ginger meet Barry Manilow in this ‘carnival in a closet’ dealing with an imagined Rio de Janeiro. Part of Sacred, Chelsea Theatre, London, 24-28 November 2011.

Cold Water Fun

Artist/Author: Tim Etchells | Reference: P1501 | Type: Publication

booklet produced for Home Live Art’s River Inquiry event at the Mayor’s Thames Festival.

Electoral Guerrilla Theatre - Radical ridicule and social movements

Artist/Author: L M Bogad | Reference: P0728 | ISBN: 978-0415332255 | Type: Publication

Explores the recent phenomenon of the satirical election campaign.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

 

Carnivalesque

Artist/Author: Timothy Hyman, Roger Malbert | Reference: P0707 | ISBN: 1-85332-209-1 | Type: Publication

Black British Culture and Sociey - A Text Reader

Editor: Kwesi Owusu | Reference: P0366 | ISBN: 978-0415178464 | Type: Publication

Records the history of the post-war African and Caribbean diaspora, tracing the transformations of Black culture in British society.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).