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Merce Cunningham: origins and influence

Artist/Author: David Vaughan | Reference: A0776 | Type: Article

On development of Cunningham's practice.

Boris Charmatz

Editor: Ana Janevski | Reference: P3425 | ISBN: 978-1633450066 | Type: Publication

Whether he’s creating a dance composed solely of everyday actions, working with an ensemble of children, or running a “dancing museum,” Charmatz’s work experiments with the body as a vessel for subjectivity, history, and collective action. 

Choreo-Graphic Figures: Deviations from the Line

Editor: Nikolaus Gansterer, Emma Cocker and Mariella Greil | Reference: P3322 | ISBN: 978-3110546606 | Type: Publication

Stages a beyond-disciplinary, inter-subjective encounter between the lines of choreography, drawing and writing, for exploring those forms of thinking-feeling-knowing produced through collaborative exchange, in the slippage and deviation as different modes of practice enter into dialogue, overlap, collide.

Baseado em Fatos Reais

Artist/Author: Ângelo Madureira and Ana Catarina Vieira | Reference: D2279 | Type: DVD

The dancers develop movements in response to a photo – creating in real time. 

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

Politics of affection and uneasiness

Artist/Author: Bojana Kunst | Reference: A0746 | Type: Article

From the Dance and Politics edition.  In Slovenian and English.

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

Butting Out

Artist/Author: Ananya Chatterjea | Reference: P3278 | ISBN: 978-0819567338 | Type: Publication

Reading wesistive choreographies through works by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and Chandralekha.

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

Sissy!

Artist/Author: Nando Messias | Digital Reference: EF5237 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from a full-length dance-theatre piece created in collaboration with Biño Sauitzvy.

Directed by Judy Jacobs.

10'25''

Meredith Monk

Editor: Deborah Jowitt | Reference: P3201 | ISBN: 978-0801855405 | Type: Publication

An absorbing portrait of an artist whose career spans three decades of American avant-garde performance. Collecting writings by Monk herself, along with significant reviews, essays, interviews, and photographs of Monk’s unique performance events, the book establishes her as one of the great treasures of contemporary American culture.

Playbook

Editor: Mark Harvey | Reference: P3204 | ISBN: 978-0-473-37174-6 | Type: Publication

An artist book which samples his performance and art practices over 14 years, with text by Victoria Wynne-Jones, Mark Amery and Gradon Diprose.

Schooling the Spectator in O

Artist/Author: Kristen Cochrane | Editor: Natasha Lushetich and Mathias Fuchs | Reference: A0731 | Type: Article

On Project O’s performances at the Forest Fringe Microfestival, Progress Festival, Theatre Centre, Toronto, Canada, February 2016

Enmeshed bodies, impossible touch: the object-oriented world of Pina Bausch’s Café Müller

Artist/Author: João Florêncio | Editor: Richard Allen and Shaun May | Reference: A0726 | Type: Article

The addresses the nonhuman bodies of Café Müller and claim that Bausch’s piece resonates with the work of contemporary philosopher Graham Harman, in that it tries to go beyond human exceptionalism to present a world where all bodies, regardless of their perceived nature, are simultaneously tightly enmeshed together and inaccessible to one another.

Planetary Dance

Artist/Author: Misha Horecek | Reference: D2242 | Type: DVD

A ritual dance created by American choreographer Anna Halprin in 1981. Misha trained at Tamalpa Institute California to lead new incarnations of this ritual dance, which has a 35 year-old legacy with hundreds of happenings worldwide.

12 minutes

As If It’s Just About to Happen

Editor: Litó Walke | Reference: P3159 | ISBN: 978-300-055501-5 | Type: Publication

A reengagement with four workshops, facilitated within HZT Belin’s BA Dance, Context, Choreography programme between 2014-2016. Consists of four publications, reflecting on the entanglement of artistic and pedagogic practices.

Pina Bausch: The Biography

Artist/Author: Marion Meyer | Reference: P3158 | ISBN: 9781783199891 | Type: Publication

The first-ever biography in English the most influential performer and choreographer of the 20th century.

Dansbaren –The Mob without Flash

Artist/Author: Ingrid Cogne and Marika Hedemyr | Reference: P3157 | Type: Publication

An object consisting of two parts: a publication of articles and transcripts which reflect upon the 15 years of discourse that brought dance and choreographic practice and theory together in Dansbaren; and a tablecloth of topics—a tool for continuing dialogues which invites the reader to lay it on the table, welcome others to the table, and put dance and choreography discussions, literally, on the table. 

The Concrete Body: Yvonne Rainer, Carolee Schneemann, Vito Acconci

Artist/Author: Elise Archias | Reference: P3174 | ISBN: 978-0300217971 | Type: Publication

Offering an incisive rejoinder to traditional histories of modernism and postmodernism, this book examines the 1960s performance work of three New York artists who adapted modernist approaches to form for the medium of the human body.

Staging Age: The Performance of Age in Theatre, Dance, and Film

Editor: Valerie Barnes Lipscomb and Leni Marshall | Reference: P3147 | ISBN: 978-0230623651 | Type: Publication

This text explores how performers offer conscious-and unconscious-portrayals of the spectrum of age to their audiences. It considers a variety of media, including theatre, film, dance, advertising, and television, and offers critical foundations for research and course design, sound pedagogical approaches, and analyses.

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

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)

material / rearranged / to / be

Editor: Fiona Campbell and Lauren A Wright | Reference: P3104 | ISBN: 978-0-992797423 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of the eponymous programme of events; Barbican, 20-28 January 2017. Includes archival images from the Warburg Institute and other sources that have provided inspiration to the artists during the making process, an introduction to the work by Siobhan Davies, a conversation between the Warburg Institute and Siobhan Davies Dance, and texts by artists and curators involved.

Marking Time

Editor: Anna Drozdowski and Kirsten Kaschock | Reference: P3045 | Type: Publication

A new anthology about the work of Jonathan Burrows & Matteo Fargion.
Produced in conjunction with FACING FRONT, a series of performances and workshops presented by Thirdbird in Philadelphia, in June 2015.

She was a knife thrower’s assistant…

Artist/Author: girl jonah | Reference: D2226 | Type: DVD

A duet collaboration between two choreographers (one disabled, one non-disabled) working together on dance performances that touch the borders of mainstream assumptions about implicit and explicit images of ‘the contemporary dancer’ and the different potentials for our bodies to be seen as knowing, skilful and passionate.

Contains extracts and a 37 minute edit.

2008.

On Lying

Artist/Author: Fiona Wright | Reference: D2227 | Type: DVD

One woman show narrating and constructing a self or a body.

2008

She was a knife thrower’s assistant… work in progress

Artist/Author: girl jonah | Reference: D2225 | Type: DVD

A duet collaboration between two choreographers (one disabled, one non-disabled) working together on dance performances that touch the borders of mainstream assumptions about implicit and explicit images of ‘the contemporary dancer’ and the different potentials for our bodies to be seen as knowing, skilful and passionate.

Work in progress (2007).

Includes a research document and a short WIP edit.

Bandoneon: Working with Pina Bausch

Artist/Author: Raimund Hoghe | Reference: P2967 | ISBN: 978-1-78319-327-1 | Type: Publication

A new translation of Hoghe’s original rehearsal diary that documented the legendary Tanztheater Wuppertal’s work on Bandoneon (1980), illustrated with photos of the production by Ulli Weiss, and personal images and notes from the dancers.

Translated from the German by Penny Black.

 

The Pennine Way: The Legs That Made Us

Editor: Tamara Ashley and Simone Kenyon | Reference: P2973 | ISBN: 9780954907310 | Type: Publication

In the summer of 2006, the two artists travelled across the Pennine Way creating a choreographic pathway – a shared journey and celebration of walking as dance and dancer as traveller.

The English Channel

Artist/Author: Liz Aggiss | Digital Reference: EF5211 | Type: Digital File

This story of a career forged in the heady waters of performance art and dance-film depicts Aggiss resuscitating herself back into the on-stage limelight. In the process, she becomes an unwitting channel for wilful women and forgotten archives; a conduit for hidden histories and buried truths. 

Clips; 4:44.

Agora Collective documentation

Editor: Agora Collective | Reference: P2940 | Type: Publication

Includes:

Model Behaviours publication (AFFECT module I); in English; 2014

Mit freundlichen Gruessen exhibition catalogue; in German; 2013

promotional postcards; in English; 2014

Disabled Theater

Editor: Sandra Umathum and Benjamin Wihstutz | Reference: P2836 | ISBN: 978-3037345245 | Type: Publication

Using Jerome Bel's Disabled Theater – a dance piece that features a company of professional disabled actors – as the basis of a broad, interdisciplinary discussion of performance and disability, this volume explores the intersections of politics and aesthetics, inclusion and exclusion, and identity and empowerment. 

Who Cares? Dance in the Gallery & Museum

Artist/Author: Sara Wookey | Reference: P2809 | ISBN: 978-0992797416 | Type: Publication

A series of conversations with dance artists, curators and directors, who share their experiences of presenting or performing dance in museum and gallery spaces.

Striding Out: Aspects of Contemporary and New Dance in Britain

Artist/Author: Stephanie Jordan | Reference: P2765 | ISBN: 1852730323 | Type: Publication

A detailed examination of selected choreographers of the 1960s and the 1970s.

Out of Line: The Story of British New Dance

Artist/Author: Judith Mackrell | Reference: P2767 | ISBN: 1-85273-038-2 | Type: Publication

A history of British new dance from its origins in the 1960s to the early 1990s.

Raimund Hoghe: Difference is his Theme

Artist/Author: Erin Brannigan | Reference: A0610 | Type: Article

The author reflects on choreographer Raimund Hoghe’s performance work as presented at the Sydney Festival 2012.

The Super-8 Trilogy

Artist/Author: Ericka Beckman | Reference: D2171 | ISBN: 978-3-03764-259-7 | Type: DVD

Collections of films made between 1978 and 1981 including “We Imitate”; “We Break Up” (1978), “The Broken Rule” (1979), and “Out of Hand” (1981), iconic and original works of the ‘Pictures Generation’.

It comes in Waves” #1

Artist/Author: Maria Sideri | Reference: P2587 | Type: DVD

This Fanzine documents a research project in form of a dialogue between the artist and Valentine de Saint Point, an artist of the early 20th century. Includes DVD documentation of the performance “Vibrant Matter / La Metachorie”.

Intimate Nature – a trip with Anik and Christine

Artist/Author: Christine Borch | Reference: P2594 | Type: Publication

Documentation of a dance project exploring the deep relationship between human and animal and forms of becoming.

Multiple Occupancy: Eleanor Antin’s ‘Selves’

Artist/Author: Emily Liebert | Reference: P2494 | ISBN: 9781884919305 | Type: Publication

From 1972-1991, Eleanor Antin created multiple personae of different genders, races, professions, historical contexts and geographical locations. This book, issued in conjunction with a 2013 exhibition at the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, explores these works

Alice Anderson: From Dance to Sculpture

Artist/Author: Alice Anderson | Reference: P2480 | ISBN: 9780957402300 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of Alice Anderson's 'From Dance to Sculpture' exhibition.

Undertraining - on a Contemporary Dance

Artist/Author: Isabelle Launay and Boris Charmatz | Reference: P2427 | ISBN: 9782840664390 | Type: Publication

Identifying and contexualising contemporary dance practices.

Performing Site-Specific Theatre: Politics, Place, Practice

Editor: Anna Birch and Joanne Tompkins | Reference: P2401 | Type: Publication

‘Performing Site-Specific Theatre turns a critical eye to the form of site-specific theatre, investigating the nature of the relationship between ‘site’ and ‘performance’. Contributors: Joanne Thompkins, Anna Birch, Michael McKinnie, Susan Bennett, Julie Sanders, Jane Collins, John Webster, Mike Pearson, Kathleen Irwin, Susan Haedicke, Lesley Ferris, Louise Owen, Keren Zaiontz, Bruce Barton, Richard Windeyer, Helen Iball, Sophie Nield

Lili Handel

Artist/Author: Ivo Dimchev | Digital Reference: EF5083

Footage of performance

A Contemporary Struggle

Artist/Author: Alexandrina Hemsley, Jamila Johnson-Small | Reference: P2240 | ISBN: 9780957393813 | Type: Publication

*currently unavailable*

a collection of texts and images that respond to the dance duet O

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

Body: Language No. 4

Artist/Author: Jonathan Burrows, Matteo Fargion | Editor: Emma Gladstone | Reference: P2181 | ISBN: 978-0-9574931-3-1 | Type: Publication

Body: Language is a series of public conversations in which choreographers and artists consider the role of the body in their work. This edition features a conversation between series curator Guy Cools, Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion about the musical body.

What is/are the main challenge(s) for the performing arts in Europe in the years to come? NXTSTP

Artist/Author: various | Editor: Ruth Collier, Jasper Nijsmans, Christophe Slagmuylder, Elke Van Campenhout | Reference: P2140 | Type: Publication

NXTSTP is a joint project by: Kunstenfestivaldesarts (Brussels), Alkantara Festival (Lisbon), Baltoscandal Festival (Rakvere), Goteborgs Dans & Teater Festival (Gothenburg), De Internationale Keuze van de Rotterdamse Schouwburg (Rotterdam), steirscher herbst (Graz), and Theatre national de Bordeaux en Aquitaine (Bordeaux).

Pina Bausch: Dance Theatre

Artist/Author: Norbert Servos | Reference: P1960 | ISBN: 978-3935456227 | Type: Publication

Detailed discussion of Pina Bausch’s work from 1975 – 2008.