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Body and self: Performance art in Australia 1969-92

Artist/Author: Anne Marshe | Reference: P3931 | ISBN: 978-0195535068 | Type: Publication

Charts the historical course of performance in Australia from the happenings of the 1960s, through body art in the 1970s, towards a more political body in the 1980s. 

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

After Kathy Acker: A biography

Artist/Author: Chris Kraus | Reference: P3329 | ISBN: 978-0241318058 | Type: Publication

At once forensic and intimate, the biography traces the extreme discipline and literary strategies Acker used to develop her work, and the contradictions she longed to embody. 

Performativity and Performance

Editor: Andrew Parker and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick | Reference: P2901 | ISBN: 978-0415910552 | Type: Publication

From the age of Aristotle to the age of AIDS, writers, thinkers, performers and activists have wresteled with what “performance” is all about. At the same moment, “performativity”–a new concept in language theory–has become a ubiquitous term in literary studies. This volume grapples with the nature of these two key terms whose traces can be found everywhere: in the theatre, in the streets, in philosophy, in questions of race and gender, and in the sentences we speak.

Exhausting Dance: Performance and the Politics of Movement

Artist/Author: André Lepecki | Reference: P2766 | ISBN: 978-0415362542 | Type: Publication

This book examines the work of key contemporary choreographers who have transformed the dance scene since the early 1990s in Europe and the US.

Curating and the Educational Turn

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Paul O'Neill and Mick Wilson | Reference: P1903 | ISBN: 978-0-949004-18-5 | Type: Publication

Writings around the incorporation of pedagogy into art and curatorial practice. Text contributions by: 16 Beaver Group Peio Aguirre Dave Beech David Blamey & Alex Coles Daniel Buren & Wouter Davidts Cornford & Cross Charles Esche Annie Fletcher & Sarah Pierce Liam Gillick Janna Graham Tom Holert William Kaizen Hassan Khan Annette Krauss, Emily Pethick, & Marina Vishmidt Stewart Martin Ute Meta Bauer Marion von Osten & Eva Egermann Andrea Phillips Raqs Media Collective Irit Rogoff Edgar Schmitz Simon Sheikh Sally Tallant Jan Verwoert Anton Vidokle Tirdad Zolghadr

Free Exchange

Artist/Author: Pierre Bourdieu, Hans Haacke | Reference: P1741 | ISBN: 0-7456-1522-8 | Type: Publication

Platform Study Room Guide (P1820). This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).

Performance Matters Launch Event

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1319 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of the “Performance Matters event on 30 April 2010. Evening launch event featuring Walid Raad, Irit Rogoff, Gavin Butt, Adrian Heathfield and Lois Keidan. Four of four (D1316 – D1319).

Performance Matters - Performing Idea Laboratory - Part Three

Artist/Author: Adrian Heathfield and Dominic Johnson | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of the “Performance Matters Lab” event, 30 April 2010. The daytime Performance Laboratory shows experimental durational and scheduled performances by some of the PhD researchers associated with the project at Goldsmiths and Roehampton University, Dr Gavin Butt from Goldsmiths, University of London, Prof. Adrian Heathfield from Roehampton University, and Lois Keidan of the Live Art Development Agency. Part three of four (D1316 – D1319).

Performance Matters - Performing Idea Laboratory - Part Two

Artist/Author: Fabrizio Manco, Jungmin Song, Terry O'Connor, Mathias Danbolt, R. Justin Hunt, Victoria Chalklin, Oriana Fox, Augusto Corrieri, Owen Parry | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of the “Performance Matters Lab” event, 30 April 2010. The daytime Performance Laboratory shows experimental durational and scheduled performances by some of the PhD researchers associated with the project at Goldsmiths and Roehampton University. The day will feature responses and discussions with invited thinkers around issues of duration, transmission, materiality,process, ideas and value.performance aesthetics, critical theory and cultural studies, Dr Gavin Butt from Goldsmiths, University of London, Prof. Adrian Heathfield from Roehampton University, and Lois Keidan of the Live Art Development Agency. performance aesthetics, critical theory and cultural studies, Dr Gavin Butt from Goldsmiths, University of London, Prof. Adrian Heathfield from Roehampton University, and Lois Keidan of the Live Art Development Agency. Fabrizio Manco, Jungmin Song, Terry O’Connor, Mathias Danbolt, R. Justin Hunt, Victoria Chalklin, Oriana Fox, Augusto Corrieri, Owen ParryPart two of four (D1316 – D1319).

Performance Matters - Performing Idea Laboratory- Part One

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

Part one of four (D1316 – D1319). British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of the “Performance Matters Lab” event, 30 April 2010. The daytime Performance Laboratory shows experimental durational and scheduled performances by some of the PhD researchers associated with the project at Goldsmiths and Roehampton University. The day will feature responses and discussions with invited thinkers around issues of duration, transmission, materiality,process, ideas and value.

Site-specific Performance and the Mobility Turn

Artist/Author: Fiona Wilkie | Reference: A0512 | Type: Article

This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964). This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).