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Audition Project

Artist/Author: Miss High Leg Kick, Richard DeDomenici | Digital Reference: EF5335 | Type: Digital File

Brought together 75 UK based artists onto the Birmingham Hippodrome stage in a snapshot of the performing arts in 2016. Over the course of a single day they learnt and re­created the opening audition scene from the 1985 film 'A Chorus Line'. 

Part of LADA Screens 12. The film was available online  9 ­- 22 June 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel. Includes two version of the video, in two different resolutions.

PLAYING UP: A Live Art Game for Kids and Adults (second edition)

Artist/Author: Sibylle Peters | Reference: P3999 | ISBN: 978-0-9935611-0-8 | Type: Publication

Second edition of the artwork exploring the potential of Live Art to bridge generations.

World-Making: Race, Performance, and the Work of Creativity

Artist/Author: Dorinne Kondo | Reference: P3758 | ISBN: 978-1-4780-0094-5 | Type: Publication

Theorizes the racialized structures of inequality that pervade theater and the arts.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Landscapes: John Berger on Art

Artist/Author: John Berger | Editor: Tom Overton | Reference: P3734 | ISBN: 978-1784785857 | Type: Publication

In this collection of diverse worksessays, short stories, poems, translationswhich spans a lifetimes engagement with art.

Fantastic Animals: A Wild Adult Colouring Book

Artist/Author: Papeterie Bleu | Reference: P3712 | ISBN: 978-1640010376 | Type: Publication

A curated collection of 37 amazing full-page coloring designs that will take you on an inspiring adventure through nature. Each whimsical design, illustrated in vibrant detail, offers a fun and easy way to unleash your inner artist and to exercise your creativity.

The Aesthetics of Disengagement: Contemporary Art and Depression

Artist/Author: Christine Ross | Reference: P3653 | ISBN: 978-0816645398 | Type: Publication

Shows how contemporary art is a powerful yet largely unacknowledged player in the articulation of depression in Western culture, both adopting and challenging scientific definitions of the condition. Ross explores the ways in which contemporary art performs the detached aesthetics of depression, exposing the viewer's loss of connection and ultimately redefining the function of the image. 

A Practical Guide to Unconscious Reasoning

Editor: Matthew Appleton, Marcus Coates, Gavin Everall | Reference: P3670 | ISBN: 9781906012618 | Type: Publication

Using a series of exercises and increasingly in depth ‘trips’, the book sets out clear and concise steps to enable individuals and groups to access their imagination and unconscious reason, to work on behalf of others. Using a series of exercises such as ‘Becoming a Bat’, ‘Crawling’, ‘Draw a Sound’ and ‘Impersonating a Human’, Marcus Coates has developed his own practical techniques to solve problems that we might otherwise remain dumbfounded by.

In the glass cabinet.

Baa Baa Baric: Have You Any Pull?

Editor: Mark Storor | Reference: P3632 | Type: Publication

A supplement in St Helen's Star, sharing and documenting the project which has been taking place in the town since for 12 years.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

 

Thought in the Act

Artist/Author: Erin Manning,‎ Brian Massumi | Reference: P3534 | ISBN: 978-0816679676 | Type: Publication

Combining philosophy and aesthetics, this is a unique exploration of creative practice as a form of thinking. 

The Soul at Work

Artist/Author: Franco "Bifo" Berardi | Reference: P3259 | ISBN: 978-1584350767 | Type: Publication

Key member of the Italian Autonomist movement and a close associate of Félix Guattari argues that the Marxist/Hegelian concept of alienation and the communal bonds arising from the collective experience of the workforce are under erosion in today's technological society, 

PLAYING UP: A Live Art Game for Kids and Adults (German)

Artist/Author: Sibylle Peters | Reference: P3275 | ISBN: 978-3-000566196 | Type: Publication

Exploring the potential of Live Art to bridge generations andrawing on key Live Art themes and seminal works, PLAYING UP takes the form of a game played by adults and kids together. In German.

PLAYING UP: A Live Art Game for Kids and Adults

Artist/Author: Sibylle Peters | Reference: P3274 | ISBN: 978-0-9935611-0-8 | Type: Publication

Exploring the potential of Live Art to bridge generations andrawing on key Live Art themes and seminal works, PLAYING UP takes the form of a game played by adults and kids together.

As If It’s Just About to Happen

Editor: Litó Walke | Reference: P3159 | ISBN: 978-300-055501-5 | Type: Publication

A reengagement with four workshops, facilitated within HZT Belin's BA Dance, Context, Choreography programme between 2014-2016. Consists of four publications, reflecting on the entanglement of artistic and pedagogic practices. 

9.5 Theses on Art and Class : And Other Writings

Artist/Author: Ben Davis | Reference: P3153 | ISBN: 978-1608462681 | Type: Publication

Seeks to show how a clear understanding of class makes sense of what is at stake in a broad number of contemporary art's most persistent debates, from definitions of political art, to the troubled status of “outsider” and street art, to the question of how we maintain faith in art itself in a dysfunctional world.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and class and cultural privilege. (P3152)

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.

Encounters Beyond Text: Art Transforming Lives

Editor: Paul Heritage and Gary Stewart | Reference: P2691 | ISBN: 978-0956789938 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of a practice-based research project under the direction of Paul Heritage that aims to create a live and interactive exhibition illustrating and investigating how young people transform their worlds through the arts.

‘We’re people who do shows’: Back to Back Theatre Performance Politics Visibility

Editor: Helena Grehan and Peter Eckersall | Reference: P2324 | ISBN: 978-1-9906499-03-7 | Type: Publication

This book gathers key perspectives on Back to Back Theatre and the company's most influential shows

How to be an Artist

Artist/Author: Atavar, Michael | Reference: P1330 | ISBN: 978-0-9531073-1-5 | Type: Publication

39 Microlectures: In Proximity of Performance

Artist/Author: Matthew Goulish | Reference: P0198 | Type: Publication

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433)