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PINKO #1

Editor: Pinko Collective | Reference: P4077 | ISBN: 2689-3142 | Type: Publication

First print issue of the journal published by a collective for thinking gay communism together.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

After the Party: A Manifesto for Queer of Color Life

Author: Joshua Chambers-Letson | Reference: P3772 | ISBN: 978-1-4798-3277-4 | Type: Publication

Tells the stories of minoritarian artists who mobilize performance to produce freedom and sustain life in the face of subordination, exploitation, and annihilation. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

Author: Peter Frase | Reference: P3745 | ISBN: 9781781688137 | Type: Publication

An exploration into the utopias and dystopias that could develop from present society.

If They Come in the Morning… - Voices of Resistance

Editor: Angela Y. Davis | Reference: P3640 | ISBN: 9781784787691 | Type: Publication

An account of Angela Davis’s incarceration and the struggles surrounding it, but also perhaps the most comprehensive and thorough analysis of the prison system of the United State.

Points East conference papers

Editor: Christopher Carrell, Jekaterina Young, Domnic d'Angelo, Diana Mutimer | Reference: P3471 | Type: Publication

Papers from the conference, held in Glasgow in December 1990. The conference addressed the implications for the arts of the political and economic changes in Eastern Europe.

Art Riot: Post-Soviet Actionism catalogue

Editor: Andrey Kovalev | Reference: P3433 | ISBN: 978-5-4330-0086-5 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue; Saatchi Gallery, 16 November – 31 December 2017. 

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

Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism Since the French Revolution

Author: Dario Gamboni | Reference: P3452 | ISBN: 978-1861893161 | Type: Publication

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. 

Walk Through Walls: A Memoir

Author: Marina Abramovic | Reference: P3202 | ISBN: 978-0241235645 | Type: Publication

This memoir spans Abramovic's five decade career, and tells a life story that is almost as exhilarating and extraordinary as her groundbreaking performance art. 

Fiction Reconstructed: Eastern Europe, Post-Socialism & the Retro-Avant-Garde

Author: Marina Grzinic | Reference: P3122 | ISBN: 978-3852661537 | Type: Publication

A radical theorization of a particular (Eastern European) position / repoliticization, this book offers a very detailed inquiry into specific Post-Socialist art and media strategies.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

In the Flow

Author: Boris Groys | Reference: P3042 | ISBN: 978-1784783501 | Type: Publication

Groys explores art in the age of the thingless medium, the internet. He claims that if the techniques of mechanical reproduction gave us objects without aura, digital production generates aura without objects, transforming all its materials into vanishing markers of the transitory present.

Performing Borders: A Study Room Guide on physical and conceptual borders within Live Art.

01.01.CM

Reference: P2995 | ISBN: 978-87-93108-07-3 | Type: Publication

The book presents over 100 covers of The Communist Manifesto, compiled from the Museum of Ordure’s collection. The launch included a sound performance by the Curator and Acting Director of the Museum of Ordure, R Y Sirb.

Situationist International Anthology

Editor: Ken Knabb | Reference: P2870 | ISBN: 978-0939682041 | Type: Publication

Generally recognized as the most comprehensive and accurately translated collection of situationist writings in English, this book presents a rich variety of articles, leaflets, graffiti and internal documents, ranging from early experiments in “psychogeography” to lucid analyses of the Watts riot, the Vietnam War, the Prague Spring, the Chinese Cultural Revolution and other crises and upheavals of the sixties.

The Origins of Totalitarianism

Author: Hannah Arendt | Reference: P2842 | ISBN: 978-0156701532 | Type: Publication

Arendt provides a historical account of the forces that crystallized into totalitarianism. The ebb and flow of nineteenth-century anti-Semitism (she deemed the Dreyfus Affair a dress rehearsal for the Final Solution) and the rise of European imperialism, accompanied by the invention of racism as the only possible rationalization for it. 

Performing the East: Performance Art in Russia, Latvia and Poland Since 1980

Author: Amy Bryzgel | Reference: P2653 | ISBN: 978-1848859487 | Type: Publication

A book of case studies of performance art in Eastern Europe.

Passionate Amateurs: Theatre, Communism, and Love

Author: Nicholas Ridout | Reference: P2407 | ISBN: 9780472119073 | Type: Publication

Passionate Amateurs argues that theatre in modern capitalism can help us think afresh about notions of work, time, and freedom. Its title concept is a theoretical and historical figure, someone whose work in theatre is undertaken within capitalism, but motivated by a love that desires something different.

The Subversive Imagination: Artists, Society, and Responsibility

Author: Various | Editor: Carol Becker | Reference: P1904 | ISBN: 0-415-90592-3 | Type: Publication

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

The Continuum: Beyond the Killing Fields

Author: TheatreWorks | Reference: P1857 | Type: Publication

A performance script based on the life stories of Cambodian artists who survived the Khmer Rouge Regime.

Body and The East - From 1960s to the Present

Author: Zdenka Badovinac | Editor: Mika Briski | Reference: P0854 | ISBN: 961-206-019-3 | Type: Publication

Includes essays on eighty artists from fourteen countries and discuss the tradition of an art form that emerged during socialism in cultural centers such as Prague, Belgrade, Ljubljana, Warsaw, and Zagreb. In English and Slovenian. Published for the exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in Ljubljana.

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

Why are NSK and Laibach not Fascists?

Author: Slavoj Žižek | Reference: A0747 | Type: Article

From the Subversive Affirmation edition. In Slovenian and English.

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