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So Real It Hurts

Artist/Author: Lydia Lunch | Reference: P4050 | ISBN: 978-1-60980-943-0 | Type: Publication

Through personal essays, interviews, and poetic verse, punk musician and cultural icon Lydia Lunch claws and rakes at the reader's conscience in this powerful, uninhibited feminist collection.

Kathy Acker: The Last Interview and other conversations

Editor: Amy Scholder, Douglas A. Martin | Reference: P3919 | ISBN: 978-1612197319 | Type: Publication

From Acker's earliest interviews–filled with playful, evasive, and counter-intuitive responses–to the last interview before her death where she reflects on the state of American literature, these interviews capture the writer at her funny and surprising best.

John Waters: Indecent Exposure

Editor: Kristen Hileman | Reference: P3714 | ISBN: 978-0520300477 | Type: Publication

Published in association with the Baltimore Museum of Art. Exhibition catalogue. Exhibition dates / The Baltimore Museum of Art: October 7, 2018-January 6, 2019 Wexner Center for the Arts: February 2-April 28, 2019

Kembra Pfahler: Beautalism

Artist/Author: Kathy Grayson, Kembra Pfahler | Reference: P3733 | ISBN: 978-0981577135 | Type: Publication

Cataloguing Pfahler's recent projects for the 2008 Whitney Biennial, the volume also features her most notorious body-art performances and pieces. Numerous full-bleed photographs capture the making of the Biennial artworks, the preparation for her live show, the performance itself and the aftermath.

In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives

Artist/Author: Judith Halberstam | Reference: P3719 | ISBN: 978-0814735855 | Type: Publication

Examines the significance of the transgender body and presents a series of case studies focused on the meanings of masculinity in its dominant and alternative forms – especially female and trans-masculinities as they exist within subcultures, and are appropriated within mainstream culture.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Y’HUP

Editor: Natasha Hoare | Reference: P3691 | ISBN: 9781-912685066 | Type: Publication

Presents items from the Ivor Cutler archive to accompany the exhibition Ivor Cutler: Good morning! How are you? Shut up!

Goldsmiths CAA, 1st October – 4 November 2018.

Homosexuality: Power and Politics

Editor: The Gay Left Collective | Reference: P3644 | ISBN: 9781788732406 | Type: Publication

After the leading organisations of radical sexual politics imploded or dissolved, the Gay Left Collective formed a research group to make sense of the changing terrain of sexuality and politics. Its goal was to formulate a rigorous Marxist analysis of sexual oppression, while linking the struggle against homophobia with a wider array of struggles, all under the banner of socialism.

Sickled Feet, Scrunched Shoulders and Sexual Stereotypes

Artist/Author: Anthony Peppiatt, Nigel Charnock | Reference: A0781 | Type: Article

Conversation between two members of the Ludus Dance Company.

Expression in Dance

Artist/Author: Hedvig Muller, Norbert Servos, Noel Carrol | Reference: A0778 | Type: Article

A survey of new dance in Germany and the USA.

The Cockettes

Artist/Author: David Weissman and Bill Weber | Reference: D2231 | Type: DVD

Documentary about the gender-bending San Francisco performance group who became a pop culture phenomenon in the early 1970s. Includes deleted scenes, interview with directors and a booklet with Damon Wise film notes.

100 minutes

State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970

Artist/Author: Constance M. Lewallen and Karen Moss | Reference: P2786 | ISBN: 978-0520270619 | Type: Publication

This companion book to the exhibition of the same name investigates California’s vital contributions to Conceptual art—in particular, work that emerged in the late 1960s among scattered groups of young artists. 

Greenwich Village 1963: Avant-Garde Performance and the Effervescent Body

Artist/Author: Sally Banes | Reference: P2672 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-1391-5 | Type: Publication

This book draws a vibrant portrait of the artists and performers who gave the 1963 Village its exhilarating force, the avant-garde whose interweaving of public and private life, work and play, art and ordinary experience, began a wholesale reworking of the social and cultural fabric of America.

We Can Be Heroes: London Clubland 1976-84

Artist/Author: Graham Smith, Chris Sullivan | Reference: P2442 | ISBN: 9781908717658 | Type: Publication

Charts the rise of London’s club scene from Punk in the late 1970s to the New Romantics in the 1980s.

Trashing Performance, Mainstream and Underground, In Conversation

Artist/Author: Bruce Benderson, Dominic Johnson | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

Part of the Trashing Performance programme – the second year of Performance Matters – 25-29th October 2011.