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Indigenous Species

Artist/Author: Khairani Barokka | Reference: P3703 | ISBN: 978-1911284048

A young girl is abducted and smuggled aboard a boat bound upstream on an Indonesian river, through a landscape scarred by ecological destruction and historical greed. As her captors take her ever deeper into the jungle, her uncertain fate is compounded by the sense of her environment as a place of violence, destruction and jeopardy.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Conceptual Art

Artist/Author: Tony Godfrey | Reference: P3578 | ISBN: 978-0714833880 | Type: Publication

The first ever clear, extensive, concise and informative account of conceptual art.

4 LIVE Broadcasts

Artist/Author: Ellie Harrison | Reference: D2294 | Type: DVD

Devised as part of The End Product for Collective in Edinburgh to conclude and commodify the series of LIVE Broadcasts Harrison made over the course of a year. It features Transmission: Glasgow to London (December 2010), UK Weather Report (April 2011), Personal Political Broadcast (May 2011) and Best of the Rest (November 2011).

cleaning up after capitalism

Artist/Author: the vacuum cleaner | Reference: D2266 | Type: DVD

Eight short videos from 2003. Includes: Whirl-Mart, Virgin on the Ridiculous, Prayers to Products, Cleaning the MCA, Taking 'Back' Action, UK Stop Shopping Tour, Re-Call Cup Fault, Cleaning Wall St

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

Playing for Time: Making Art as if the World Mattered

Artist/Author: Lucy Neal | Reference: P2727 | ISBN: 9781783191864 | Type: Publication

This publication explores the pivotal role artists play in re-thinking the future; re-inventing and re-imagining our world at a time of systemic change and uncertainty. This book identifies collaborative arts practices emerging in response to planetary challenges, reclaiming a traditional role for artists in the community as truth-tellers and agents of change.

Real Conversations, No.1

Editor: V. Vale | Reference: P2540 | ISBN: 978-1889307091 | Type: Publication

A collection of lengthy interviews with indie-media luminaries Henry Rollins, Billy Childish, Jello Biafra and Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Piccadilly Circus/Bunker Basement

Artist/Author: Paul McCarthy | Reference: P2456 | ISBN: 9783865216267 | Type: Publication

Extensive documentation of two video installation pieces by Paul McCarthy, Piccadilly Circus and Bunker Basement, with essays by Ralph Rogoff and Robert Storr

Domestic Sanitation

Artist/Author: Helen Chadwick | Digital Reference: EF5088 | Type: Digital File

Excerpt of video documents a live performance held in the summer of 1976. Super 8 film & video, colour, sound.

Lili Handel

Artist/Author: Ivo Dimchev | Digital Reference: EF5083

Footage of performance

Berliner Festspiele – Foreign Affairs

Reference: P2064 | Type: Publication

Programme Foreign Affairs 2012: a new international festival of contemporary performing arts in Berlin, where in recent years ‘international’ has become a local phenomenon. In German and English. Small publication in folder.

Black People are Cropped: Sin Set Crawings 1997-2011

Artist/Author: William Pope.L | Reference: P1890 | ISBN: 978-3-03764-269-6 | Type: Publication

A selection of drawings made between 1997 and 2009.

File de Peixe

Artist/Author: Piratao File de Peixe | Reference: D1841 | Type: DVD

Portuguese with English subtitles

Selected Works: A Load Of Rubbish

Artist/Author: vacuum cleaner | Digital Reference: DB0051 | Type: Digital File

The Vacuum Cleaner, A Load Of Rubbish, Cleaning Up After Capitalism, Recall: Faulty Starbucks Logo, The Church of the Immaculate Consumption, The Ark: A Global Warming Solution, One Hundred Thousand Pieces of Possibility

Documentation Bank: Vacuum Cleaner

Artist/Author: vacuum cleaner | Digital Reference: DB0052 | 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.

Talking Heads: The Vacuum Cleaner

Artist/Author: vacuum cleaner | Digital Reference: DB0053 | Type: Digital File

‘Talking Heads’ are short presentations by artists to camera about their practice and approaches to making. The ‘Talking Heads’ films are part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Documentation Bank: FrenchMottershead

Artist/Author: FrenchMottershead | Digital Reference: DB0026 | 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.

Rearticulation of the History of Performance Art

Artist/Author: Marina Grzinic | Reference: A0104 | Type: Article

On Incasso.

In Slovenian and English.

From the Unbearable Lightness of (Artistic) Freedom 2 edition. Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Conway Hall

Artist/Author: Rev Billy | Reference: D0230 | Type: DVD

This item is part of the Study Room Guide: A Bi(bli)ography of Insurrectionary Imaginati by John Jordan (P0793)