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walkwalkwalk: The Musical

Editor: Gail Burton, Serena Korda and Clare Qualmann | Reference: D2217 | ISBN: 095543792X | Type: DVD

A spectacular live soundtrack to the route of the participatory live art event, curated by Tai Shani. The CD includes the songs from the walk, text by Tai Shani and walkwalkwalk and original artwork by Stephen Fowler.

nerds rock: walkwalkwalk sound archive volume 1

Editor: Gail Burton, Serena Korda and Clare Qualmann | Reference: D2218 | Type: DVD

created during the residence at Camden Arts Centre, 31st August – 6th September 2006.

ACTIONS

Editor: Eleonora Fabião and André Lepecki | Reference: P2936 | Type: Publication

A publication where the work Fabião has been developing in the streets since 2008 acquires a new dimension. Containts extensive photographic material and writings by the artist and original essays.

Building an Island

Editor: Graz 2003: Kulturhauptstadt Europas | Reference: P2910 | ISBN: 978-3775713573 | Type: Publication

Acconci's Mur Island in Graz forges a closer bond between life on the river and in the two halves of the city. The book documents the different stages of the design, and places sketches and computer simulations next to remarkable photographs of models as well as shots of the finished island. An interview with Vito Acconci and a presentation of the diverse work by the Acconci Studio round off the book.  In German and English.  

Untitled #03

Reference: P2816 | Type: Publication

3rd edition of the British Art Show publication.

Civil Twilight & Other Social Works: And Other Social Works

Artist/Author: Roddy Hunter | Reference: P2698 | ISBN: 978-0955392719 | Type: Publication

Documentation of projects investigating environments for societal production of civic understanding through a series of durational performances that encouraged discursive public encounters in civic squares and related urban environments.

Above: A Festival of Imaginary Events

Artist/Author: Andy Field and Nima Dehghani | Reference: P2675 | Type: Publication

A collection of postcards designed by Katayoon Forouhesh, each representing an imagined performance conveived by 14 Iranian and British independent artists. Part of ABOVE, a festival of imagined performances on rooftops, conceived and curated by Andy Field (Forest Fringe, UK) and Iranian artist-producer Nima Dehghani.

Nothing To Declare

Artist/Author: Dictaphone Group | Reference: P2662 | Type: Publication

Research booklet for a collaborative project initiated by live artist Tania El Khoury and researcher and architect Abir Saksouk. “Nothing To Declare” was the group’s first lecture performance and was developed during a residency at Watermill Studios in the United States in April 2013. Also see video documentation ref EF5156.

Nothing to Declare

Artist/Author: Dictaphone Group | Digital Reference: EF5156 | Type: Digital File

Trailer of a collaborative project initiated by live artist Tania El Khoury and researcher and architect Abir Saksouk. “Nothing To Declare” was the group’s first lecture performance and was developed during a residency at Watermill Studios in the United States in April 2013. Also find the project's Research Booklet as P2662.

An Englishman Abroad

Artist/Author: Jordan McKenzie | Reference: P2663 | ISBN: 978-1-908971-38-8 | Type: Publication

The catalogue for an exhibition at Kasa Galeri, October 31 – December 5 2014, curated by Marquard Smith and exploring, with a peculiar British sense of humor, how art can face up to the social and cultural challenges.

Fairytale

Artist/Author: Ai Weiwei | Reference: D2167 | Type: DVD

A documentary film that chronicles the making of an installation-cum-performance of the same name.

Cultural Practices, Market Disorganization, and Urban Regeneration:Royal Court Theatre Local Peckham

Artist/Author: Charlotte Bell | Reference: A0584 | Type: Article

Article explore two organizations in London area of Peckham: Royal Court Theatre Local and Peckham Space. 

This Sea Is Mine

Artist/Author: Dictaphone Group | Reference: P2586 | Type: Publication

Booklet of site specific live performance that explores the concepts of access to the sea and public space in the city through Beirut’s seafront. 

Epilogue: Postcards from the Future

Artist/Author: C and H | Reference: P2493 | ISBN: 978-94-9069-355-8 | Type: Publication

Documentation of European performance art collective C and H's project 'Postcard from the Future' 

Vito Acconci: Diary of a Body 1969-1973

Artist/Author: Vito Acconci | Reference: P2461 | ISBN: 978-8881584772 | Type: Publication

A comprehensive mid-career retrospective of Acconci's work

In The Shadow of the American Dream: the Diaries of David Wojnarowicz

Editor: Amy Scholder | Reference: P2433 | ISBN: 9780802136718 | Type: Publication

Diaries of the artist David Wojnarowicz, capturing the emotional, sexual and political chaos of modern urban life.

Sold Down The River – A Post Betrayal Intervention for a Post Industrial City

Artist/Author: Nina Edge | Reference: D2142 | Type: DVD

2012 film revisiting the artist’s 1995 Liverpool street performance of the same name

Noemi Lakmaier: appearance, representation and identity

Artist/Author: Mary Paterson | Reference: A0549 | Type: Article

Essay commissioned by ArtsAdmin for Noemi Lakmaier’s piece ‘One Morning in May’. Located in Miscellaneous Articles folder 4.

Polis: An Arena for the examination of a South African Town

Artist/Author: Athina Vahla, Ford Evanson, Mark Wilby, Anton Krueger | Reference: D2079 | Type: DVD

The Polis Series was an inter-disciplinary collaboration which explored questions about the performativity of knowledge. It hoped to critique and enact some of the ways in which knowledge is generated in terms of a poetics of the body in performance.

If London Were Like Venice Oh! That It Were!

Artist/Author: Signor Somers L. Summers | Reference: P2157 | Type: Publication

Pamphlet from Harmsworth’s Magazine, August 1899. Illustrated short story pamphlet.

60 Farringdon Road: Wheelrights’ Workshop to Free Word Centre

Artist/Author: Philippa Lewis | Reference: P2165 | Type: Publication

This booklet tells the story of just one building in the vast metropolis of London – 60 Farringdon Road. Neither particularly distinguished nor particularly old, the building’s past – and that of the immediate neighbourhood of Clerkenwell – illustrates the ebb and flow of city life and commerce, the arriving technologies, fortunes and fashions.

Common

Artist/Author: Hayley Newman | Reference: P2116 | ISBN: 978-0-9553792-6-0 | Type: Publication

Through fact and fiction, questions and answers, writings from the heart and writing from the street, Common chronicles one day of a Self-Appointed-Artist-in-Residence in the City of London. Performances occur and reoccur as this book takes us to crashes in global markets, turbulence in the Euro-zone, riots on hot summer nights and the most extraordinary imaginings.

Site Unseen

Artist/Author: Terry Smith | Reference: P2067 | ISBN: 953179303 | Type: Publication

An artists’ book documenting an intervention in a derelict house in North London. Due to the delapidated condition of the house, the public could not visit the house, so Terry Smith made a photographic record of individual impressions of each room.

She’s a Tough old Broad – A Social History of Metro Arts

Reference: P2062 | Type: Publication

This catalogue was published as part of the exhibition “She’s a Tough old Broad – A Social History of Metro Arts”. Small catalogue in folder.

Nights in the City – A Coach Trip to Another World

Artist/Author: Forced Entertainment, Tim Etchells | Reference: P2048 | Type: Publication

Performance text. In Nights in this City, Forced Entertainment takes its audience on a coach tour of various locations in Sheffield. The performance consisted of commentary by two consecutive guides, a series of staged interventions in the city streets and other unpredictable events. Small booklet in large folder.

Stephen Loughman, Dennis Mcnulty, Desperate Optimists – Ireland at the 26th São Paulo Bienal

Artist/Author: Stephen Loughman, Dennis Mcnulty, Desperate Optimists | Reference: P2018 | ISBN: 9780755719464 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of the work presented by the artists representing Ireland at the 26th biennial on “Free Territory” extraterritorial zone where artists erect their utopian settlements. Includes audio CD (see REF. D1968).

Walkways

Artist/Author: Frenchmottershead | Reference: D1915 | Type: DVD

A collection of four videos documenting the result of a collaboration between Frenchmottershead and the members of Southwark community.

Stephen Loughman, Dennis Mcnulty, Desperate Optimists – Ireland at the 26th São Paulo Bienal

Artist/Author: Stephen Loughman, Dennis Mcnulty, Desperate Optimists | Reference: D1968 | Type: DVD

AUDIO CD accompanying the catalogue (see REF. P2018) of the work presented by the artists representing Ireland at the 26th biennial on “Free Territory” extraterritorial zone where artists erect their utopian settlements.

Little Rituals

Artist/Author: Suki Chan | Reference: P2038 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of mixed-media installation with video projection at the Turnpike Gallery, Manchester, 2002.

Mythogeography: A Guide to Walking Sideways

Artist/Author: Phil Smith | Reference: P1922 | ISBN: 978-0-9562631-3-1 | Type: Publication

Handbook of recollections and practical exercises exploring the art of walking and its modern uses. This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964).

Viver A Rua

Artist/Author: Joshua Sofaer | Reference: P1762 | ISBN: 978-989-97284-0-0 | Type: Publication

Back to Futurism

Artist/Author: RoseLee Goldberg | Editor: Lana Wilson | Reference: P1758 | ISBN: 978-0-615-45066-7 | Type: Publication

Documentation of more than 150 artists who participated in Performa 09.

Anarcadia

Editor: Nina Ernst, Steven Bode | Reference: P1742 | ISBN: 978-1-904270-33-1 | Type: Publication

Exhibition publication.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Dancing Voices

Artist/Author: Jevan Chowdhury | Reference: D1641 | Type: DVD

Captures the multitude of dance ‘languages’ set against a backdrop of iconic East London locations, celebrating the changing landscape of the area and featuring over 100 local dancers.

By the people, for the people

Artist/Author: Flávia Müller Medeiros | Reference: D1807 | Type: DVD

Flávia Müller Medeiros was commissioned by COLONY to make a new work, a film made on residency in Vilnius, Lithuania, capturing the activity of people in the new town square.

Documentation Bank: Howard Mathew

Artist/Author: Howard Matthew | Digital Reference: DB0031 | Type: Digital File

Part of the ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’, documentation of key works, and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

London, Cultural Capital: Realising the potential of a world-class city

Artist/Author: Mayor of London | Reference: P1570 | Type: Publication

A consultation document proposed and developed by the Cultural Strategy Group for London, for Ken Livingstone.

London Culture and 2012

Artist/Author: Mayor of London | Reference: P1566 | Type: Publication

A guide to getting involved in the capital’s cultural celebrations.

No Room to Move: Radical Art and the Regenerate City

Artist/Author: various | Editor: Josephine Berry Slater, Anthony Iles | Reference: P1545 | ISBN: 9781906496425 | Type: Publication

As the Creative City model for urban regeneration founders on the rocks of the recession, and the New Labour public art commissioning frenzy it triggered recedes, the authors take stock of an era of highly instrumentalised public art making.

Shodokan

Artist/Author: Scott Allbright, Christopher Hall | Reference: D1494 | Type: DVD

A film about Art, Aikido and Sheffield

Recycling Site

Artist/Author: Gabriella Giannachi | Reference: A0301 | Type: Article

A Performance Documentation of Raumlabor’s Duismulsen U(topie) 18

I Like to Feel that I Am in possession of My City

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Amy Feneck | Reference: P1447 | ISBN: 978-0-9563668-1-8 | Type: Publication

Contributions from Catarina Riva, lottie Child, Rosie Traina, Ruth Beale, Karen Mirza, Sophie Hope.