Pines towards a future vision that surpasses generally accepted structural limitations of the human condition. Part of LADA Screens.
On the Future of Imagination (FOI) Festival 9, Singapore, September 4–7, 2014.
An important addition to Miller’s existing body of work, picking up from his show Lay of the Land and moving into his more recent piece, Rooted.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
A comprehensive resource of key writings on early cinema, addressing filmmaking practice, film form, style and content, and the ways in which silent films were exhibited and understood by their audiences, from the beginnings of film in the late nineteenth century to the coming of sound in the late 1920s.
The contributors to this book, writing from a variety of subject disciplines and interests, explore a range of the uses of autobiography from the nineteenth-century to the present day, and from Africa, USA, the Middle East, France, New Zealand, as well as Britain.
Exhibition catalogue; Saatchi Gallery, 16 November – 31 December 2017.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
The essential reader for today's creative leaders and cultural practitioners, including original contributions by artists, scholars, activists, critics, curators and writers who examine the historical precedent of South Africa; the current cultural boycott of Israel; freedom of speech and self-censorship; and long-distance activism. It is about consequences and causes of cultural boycott.
Textbook from the performance / social experiment. The audience (a.k.a participants) underwent several stages of assessments to decide who remained in the experiment, and who was liberated from it. By the end, only one participant was crowned “LGB”. Presented during the Singapore International Festival of Arts 2016.
nitially galvanized by the sweeping obliteration of architecture and art under the Communist regimes of the Soviet Union and eastern bloc countries, Gamboni investigates other instances of destroyed art and architecture around the globe, uncovering a disquieting and surprisingly widespread phenomenon.
The video juxtaposes the various form of mediation from one historical event – the 1980 student massacre – according to linear time line. The public memory of the incident is formed and moulded with mediated images and languages.
Includes: Foreign Sky, Beast of Me and Still Hear the Wound.
Catalogued with a spanned DVD.
Covering 21 countries and more than 250 artists, this text demonstrates the manner in which performance art in the region developed concurrently with the genre in the West, highlighting the unique contributions of Eastern European artists.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
The article analyses discourses surrounding the cancellation of Brett Bailey's performance by the Barbican in September 2014.
Published in conjunction with a major retrospective of the artist's work at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, January – April 1999. Includes excerpts from Wojnarowicz's writings and essays by Dan Cameron, Mysoon Rizk, C. Carr and John Carlin.
The first comprehensive collection of writings by American artist and critic Martha Rosler. Best known for her videos and photography, Rosler has also been an original and influential cultural critic and theorist for over twenty-five years.
Exploring performance and politics in the post-revolutionary state, Dangerous Moves presents a fascinating survey of contemporary life and culture in Cuba through some of its most daring and experimental artists.
A critical framework for understanding and interpreting the new public art that has emerged over the last two decades. Featuring twelve essays from editor Suzanne Lacy: and eleven eminent artists, curators, and critics. Chapters titled as follows: An Unfashionable Audience, Public Constructions, Connective Aesthetics: Art After Individualism, To Search for the Good and Make It Matter, From Art-mageddon to Gringostroika: A Manifesto against Censorship, Looking Around: Where We Are, Where We Could Be, Whose Monument Where? Public Art in a Many-Cultured Society, Common Work, by Jeff Kelley, Success and Failure When Art Changes, Word of Honor, Debated Territory. This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).
Professional writers, artists and cultural critics from around the world offer their views on the issue of the artist’s responsibility to society. Contributors: Page duBois, Ewa Kuryluk, Kathy Acker, Elizam Escobar, Martha Rosler, Eva Hauser,Coco Fusco, Carol Becker, Felipe Ehrenberg, Njabulo S. Ndebele, Michael Eric Dyson, Salman Rushdie / Ahmad Sadri, Henry A. Giroux, Guillermo Gomez-Pena and B. Ruby Rich
Discusses contemporary art and the relations between art, politics and society. Their dialogue ranges widely from censorship and obscenity to the social conditions of artistic creativity, and focusses on the central themes in the work of both authors.
Platform Study Room Guide (P1820). This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).
Explores how sex in art is as diverse as sex in everyday life.
Charts the history of this American culture war through detailed analysis of the work of artists who fought on the front lines, often finding themselves personally vilified.
Retrospective of Zoran Todorović’s work in video and new media.
Serbian with English translation. includes leaflet of the work Assimilation 7 .
An autobiographical trilogy by a cultural icon of Downtown New York.
A Spanglish music drive-by that rifles on media as religion. 10 tracks.
Video documentation of the 2013 production by the same name.