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Hillbilly Tragedy

Author: David Young | Reference: A0864 | Type: Article

On what’s not playing in American theatres in the 2017–18 Season.

Tasteless, Crude, and Politically Progressive

Author: Paul David Young | Reference: A0856 | Type: Article

On Christoph Schlingensief, solo exhibition at MoMA S1, March-August 2014.

Queer Magic: LGBT+ Spirituality and Culture from Around theWorld

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.

Rage and Time

Author: Peter Sloterdijk | Reference: P3987 | ISBN: 978-0231145237 | Type: Publication

The preeminent posthumanist shows how the history of Western civilization can be read as a suppression and return of rage.

Passion

Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2315 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-35-3 | Type: DVD

Passion takes up the theme of sacrifice that plays through all the work of the company, leading its audience into a re-enactment of the Stations of the Cross. 

In the glass cabinet. 

Body of Art

Editor: Diane Fortenberry, Rebecca Morrill | Reference: P3694 | ISBN: 978-0714869667 | Type: Publication

The first book to explore the various ways the human body has been both an inspiration and a medium for artists over hundreds of thousands of years.

Enduring Creation: Art, Pain, and Fortitude

Author: Nigel Spivey | Reference: P3595 | ISBN: 978-0520230224 | Type: Publication

Nigel Spivey takes on one of the greatest taboos in Western culture in this original work of cultural history: why is so much pain depicted in the art of the West? 

The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning

Author: Maggie Nelson | Reference: P3523 | ISBN: 978-0393343144 | Type: Publication

Questions whether or not focusing on representations of cruelty makes us cruel. In a journey through high and low culture, the visual to the verbal, and the apolitical to the political, Nelson offers a model of how one might balance strong ethical convictions with an equally strong appreciation for work that tests the limits of taste, taboo and permissibility.

Against The Romance Of Community

Author: Miranda Joseph | Reference: P3325 | ISBN: 978-0816637966 | Type: Publication

Explores sites where the ideal of community relentlessly recurs, from debates over art and culture in the popular media, to the discourses and practices of nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations, to contemporary narratives of economic transformation or “globalization.” 

The Garden

Author: Derek Jarman | Reference: D2047 | Type: DVD

Jarman’s ‘powerful and moving series of allegorical dremascapes’, concerning christianity, oppressive attitudes towards homosexuality and the AIDS crisis.

Blasphemy - Art That Offends

Author: S Brent Plate | Reference: P0849 | ISBN: 101904772536 | Type: Publication