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The Architect-Walker 2018: A Mis-Guide

Artist/Author: Wrights & Sites | Reference: P4079 | ISBN: 978-1911193104 | Type: Publication

Anti-manifesto for changing a world while exploring it: a tool for playful debate, collaboration, and intervention.

PRAXIS Vol 2: The Town as Art Centre

Editor: Chrissie Tiller, Patrick Fox, Heather Peak Morison, Emma Fry | Reference: P4047 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-6-4 | Type: Publication

An invitation to encounter work and thinking that is in motion. Taking two years of projects and initiatives by Heart of Glass, a national agency for collaborative and social practice based in St Helens, as its starting point, the publication explores the interface between theory and practice.

SWIM

Artist/Author: Amy Sharrock | Digital Reference: EF5326 | Type: Digital File

Taking place on 12 July 2007, ​SWIM was an open invitation, all access swim across London from Tooting Bec Lido to Hampstead Heath Ponds. 

2014, 31’ 19”

This video was part of LADA Screens, and was available online between 17 August and 31 August 2015

Performing Identities: Performative Practices in Post-Handover Hong Kong Art & Activism

Artist/Author: wen yau | Reference: P4041 | Type: Publication

Doctoral thesis printed in limited edition of 20 copies; focuses on performative practices and the performativity of artists and their activist counterparts in the Umbrella Movement (2014).

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Love Motel for Insects

Artist/Author: Brandon_Ballengee | Digital Reference: EF5301 | Type: Digital File

Public installations designed to construct interactions between humans and arthropods such as moths, beetles, caddisflies, ants and lacewings.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Urban Man

Artist/Author: AlbertVidal | Digital Reference: EF5302 | Type: Digital File

The artist co-habits with animals in cages in zoos around the world.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Balthazar

Artist/Author: David Weber Krebs | Digital Reference: EF5295 | Type: Digital File

A donkey choreographs a group of dancers.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

From Brass Bands to Buskers: Street Music in the UK

Artist/Author: Elizabeth Bennett, George McKay | Reference: P4013 | Type: Publication

Report about the Arts and Humanities Resarch Council funded prject.

Barbary Lion

Artist/Author: Every house has a door | Digital Reference: EF5296 | Type: Digital File

A short animation about the regionally extinct lion.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Four Legs Good

Artist/Author: Jack Tan | Digital Reference: EF5299 | Type: Digital File

A revival of medieval animal trials featuring Snoopy the Jack Russell terrier in court for sheep worrying.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Coexistence

Artist/Author: Donna Conlon | Digital Reference: EF5305 | Type: Digital File

A parade of leaf-cutter ants carry artificial leaves painted as flags of different nations and peace signs.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Art by Animals

Artist/Author: Jack Ashby | Digital Reference: EF5304 | Type: Digital File

Watch apes and elephants master human art. This film was created alongside the 2012 exhibition Art by Animals at the Grant Museum of Zoology, UCL

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Portrait in an Anthill

Artist/Author: Yann Marussich | Digital Reference: EF5303 | Type: Digital File

The artist lies motionless for five hours in a glass container that he shares with a colony of ants.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Falling Asleep With A Pig

Artist/Author: Kira O’Reilly | Digital Reference: EF5298 | Type: Digital File

The artist shares a living space with Deliah the pig for 72 hours. Film Credit: Rob La Frenais

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Serenading the cattle with my trombone

Artist/Author: Farmer Derek Klingenberg | Digital Reference: EF5297 | Type: Digital File

A farmer calls his cattle by playing his trombone to them.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Goat Cut Piece

Artist/Author: Laura Lima | Digital Reference: EF5300 | Type: Digital File

The artist collaborates with a goat to re-enact performance artist Yoko Ono’s famous work from 1964, Cut Piece.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Performing Queer Latinidad

Artist/Author: Ramón H. Rivera-Servera | Reference: P3796 | ISBN: 978-0-472-05139-7 | Type: Publication

Highlights the critical role that performance played in the development of Latina/o queer public culture in the United States during the 1990s and early 2000s.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Dark Writing: Geography, Performance, Design

Artist/Author: Paul Carter | Reference: P3904 | ISBN: 978-0824833121 | Type: Publication

We do not see empty figures and outlines; we do not move in straight lines. Everywhere we are surrounded by dapple; the geometry of our embodied lives is curviform, meandering, bi-pedal. Our personal worlds are timed, inter-positional, and contingent. But nowhere in the language of cartography and design do these ordinary experiences appear. 

A Manifesto for a New Walking Culture: ‘dealing with the city’

Artist/Author: Wrights & Sites | Reference: A0849 | Type: Article

A manifesto for the active and creative pedestrian – envisioning a walking that is neither a functional necessity (to shops, to work) nor a passive appreciation of (or complaint about) the urban environment. 

Edward Woodman: The Artist’s Eye

Editor: Gilane Tawadros, Judy Adam | Reference: P3752 | ISBN: 978-1908970411 | Type: Publication

Presents Woodman's work from his entire career, including artists' portraits, studios, exhibitions, installations and performances, collaborations with artists, social documentation and more recent and personal works. 

Queer Lovers and Hateful Others: Regenerating Violent Times and Places

Artist/Author: Jin Haritaworn | Reference: P3720 | ISBN: 978-0745330617 | Type: Publication

Berlin is once more capital of queer arts and tourism. Queerness is more visible today than it has been for decades, but at what cost? This book argues that queer subjects have become a lovely sight only through being cast in the shadow of the new folk devil, the ‘homophobic migrant’ who is rendered by society as hateful, homophobic and disposable. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

East London Independens

Editor: East End Trades Guild | Reference: P3736 | Type: Publication

A map of small businesses.

A to B in MK

Artist/Author: Hayley Newman | Reference: P3693 | ISBN: 9781916465008 | Type: Publication

Publication on the participatory mapping project developed that took place on the Redways in Milton Keynes from 17th – 29th July, 2018. 

In glass cabinet.

Activating Cities

Artist/Author: Noam Assayag | Reference: P3671 | ISBN: 978-3-947516-00-1 | Type: Publication

A practical handbook on the lost art of getting lost, reading the signs around you, following their lead, and creating your own.

An Infinite Line: Brighton

Artist/Author: David Harradine | Reference: P3698 | ISBN: 978-0-955908200 | Type: Publication

A collection of writings which describe in words the mercurial and ephemeral light as it changes across a day, across seasons, and across a year.

The Architect-Walker 2018: A Mis-Guide

Artist/Author: Wrights & Sites | Reference: P3622 | ISBN: 978-1911193104 | Type: Publication

An anti-manifesto for changing a world while exploring it; a tool for playful debate, collaboration, and intervention.

World Film Locations: Hong Kong

Editor: Linda Chiu-han Lai, Kimburley Wing-yee Choi | Reference: P3553 | ISBN: 978-1783200214 | Type: Publication

The first of its kind in English, this book is more than a city guide to Hong Kong through the medium of film; it is a unique exploration of the relationship between location and place and genre innovations in Hong Kong cinema.

Bugs

Artist/Author: Life of a Craphead | Reference: V0771 | Type: Video

A satire about a bug society and its most powerful family. 72 mins.

Clare Thornton collection

Artist/Author: Clare Thornton | Reference: P3544 | Type: Publication

Includes:
-Corridors, Stairways & Corners
-A Lexicon ofLabour Movements
-The Italic I (Tacturiency)
Generously donated to LADA's Study Room by Clare Thornton.

In the glass cabinet.

T(r)ipping points: the architect-walker and the destabilised city

Artist/Author: Stephen Hodge | Digital Reference: EF5267 | Type: Digital File

Documentation (Power Point) from the DIY 13 project exploring notions of tripping and tipping points through the lens of the architect-walker.

Heróis do Cotidiano

Artist/Author: Antonio Pessoa | Reference: D2291 | Type: DVD

This documentary follows the interventions of the Heróis do Cotidiano collective throughout the city of Rio de Janeiro during the months of February and March 2010.
 

Performance Recipes for Public Spaces

Editor: La Centrale | Reference: P3316 | Type: Publication

Postcards with suggestions for public space performances. In English and French.

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

Document 17 - Art and the City

Artist/Author: CityArts | Reference: D2253 | Type: DVD

30 minute documentary about urban change and to role of arts and culture in Dublin, in the midst of regeneration.

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

Art for Change- Loraine Leeson

Editor: Carmen Moersch | Reference: P3294 | ISBN: 9783926796981 | Type: Publication

Published on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition, held at the NGBK Berlin, from November, 4th to December 23rd 2005. In German and English.

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

The New Rules of Public Art

Artist/Author: Situations | Reference: P3287 | Type: Publication

Published to coincide with the launch of Public Art Now, a programme of events and discussions which explore new forms and approaches to public art.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR).

 

Real Black: Adventures In Racial Sincerity

Artist/Author: John L. Jackson Jr. | Reference: P3286 | ISBN: 978-0226390024 | Type: Publication

Drawing on more than ten years of ethnographic research in and around New York City, the book offers a kaleidoscope of subjects and stories that address how race is negotiated in today's world-including tales of book-vending numerologists, urban conspiracy theorists, corrupt police officers, mixed-race neo-Nazis, and gospel choirs forbidden to catch the Holy Ghost.

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

Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983

Artist/Author: Tim Lawrence | Reference: P3252 | ISBN: 978-0822362029 | Type: Publication

Interviewing DJs, party hosts, producers, musicians, artists, and dancers, Lawrence illustrates how the relatively discrete post-disco, post-punk, and hip hop scenes became marked by their level of plurality, interaction, and convergence. He also explains how the shifting urban landscape of New York supported the cultural renaissance before gentrification.

The Walking Read Group On Commons

Editor: Lydia Ashman, Ania Bas and Simone Mair | Reference: P3198 | Type: Publication

Publication on four walks commissioned by SPACE, which provided the chance to discuss the many and varied viewpoints related to the commons, including resource, community and the process of commoning. This edition includes an essay written by Maru Rojas in response to the project and the commons.

The Dreamers

Artist/Author: Ameena Anjum, Ameera Al-Aji, Andrea Berry, Emma Bolland, Luke Chapman, Helen Clarke, Louise Finney, Rebecca Jagoe, Sharon Kivland, John McDowall, Debbie Michaels, Rachel Smith, Rachel Taylor, Lunzhao Wu | Reference: P3207 | ISBN: 978-1-910055-29-8 | Type: Publication

A collection exploring walking (literally and figuratively, one might say sleepwalking).

The Walking Reading Group

Editor: Lydia Ashman, Ania Bas and Simone Mair | Reference: P3199 | ISBN: 978-1-908452-55-9

Publication documenting the work of the WRG in 2013 and 2014.

Of Bridges & Borders: Vol. II

Editor: Sigismond de Vajay | Reference: P3136 | ISBN: 978-3037642634 | Type: Publication

Anthropologists, writers, philosophers, artists, sociologists and architects from around the world voice their views of the challenges facing society today. The content ranges from anecdotes to complex research projects. In Spanish and English.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Critical Landscapes: Art, Space, Politics

Editor: Emily Eliza Scott and Kirsten Swenson | Reference: P3132 | ISBN: 978-0520285491 | Type: Publication

One of the first comprehensive treatments of land use in contemporary art, the collection surveys the stakes and concerns of recent land-based practices, outlining the art historical contexts, methodological strategies, and geopolitical phenomena. 

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Collected Works for Performance

Artist/Author: Hannah Nicklin | Reference: P2986 | ISBN: 978-1783197361 | Type: Publication

Inckudes: A Conversation With My Father, Songs for Breaking Britain, Equations for a Moving Body.