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The Archival Turn in Feminism: Outrage in Order

Artist/Author: Kate Eichhorn | Reference: P2430 | ISBN: 9781439909515 | Type: Publication

Exploring the potential of archiving, cataloguing and preservation in establishing new sites of feminist storytelling and political activism.

Feminist and Queer Information Studies Reader

Editor: Patrick Keilty and Rebecca Dean | Reference: P2432 | ISBN: 9781936117161 | Type: Publication

Puts the field of Information Studies into critical conversation with studies of gender, sexuality, race and technology, with writings from a broad range of renowned scholars. Contributors: Sandy Stone, Patrick Keilty, Rebecca Dean, Mary Flanagan, Melodie J. Fox and Hope A. Olson, Alvin M. Schrader, Judy Wajcman, Chela Sandoval, Jessica E. Brophy, Zabet Patterson, Lisa Nakamura, Lori Kendall, D. Grant Campbell, Melissa Adler, Dean Spade, Jasbir K. Puar, Carlos Ulises Decena, Sherilyn M. Willaims and Pamela J. McKenzie, Mica Ars Hilson, Steven Maynard, Judith Halberstam, Ajamu X, Topher Cambell, Mary Stevens, Danielle Cooper, K. J. Rawson, Ann Cvetkovich, Aliza Shvarts, D. Grant Campbell, micha cardenas, Zach Blas, Leah A. Lievrouw.

Visions of Excess: Selected Writings, 1927-1939

Artist/Author: Georges Bataille | Editor: Allan Stoekl | Reference: P2429 | ISBN: 9780816612833 | Type: Publication

Selected writings of French surrealist Georges Bataille.

Lee Lozano: Dropout Piece

Artist/Author: Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer | Reference: P2419 | ISBN: 9781846381317 | Type: Publication

Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer explores one of Lee Lozano's most challenging and elusive works, 'Dropout Piece'. 

Joseph Beuys

Artist/Author: Allan Antliff | Reference: P2416 | ISBN: 9780714861340 | Type: Publication

A historical introduction to the life and art of Joseph Beuys.

Passionate Amateurs: Theatre, Communism, and Love

Artist/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.

What’s The Story? : Essays about art, theater and storytelling

Artist/Author: Anne Bogart | Reference: P2404 | ISBN: 9780415750004 | Type: Publication

Anne Bogart's collection of essay explore the storytelling impulse and asks how she, as a “product of postmodernism”, can reconnect to the prima act of making meaning and telling stories. 

Club Kids: From Speakeasies to Boombox and Beyond

Editor: Raven Smith | Reference: P2399 | ISBN: 9781906155544 | Type: Publication

Club Kids: From Speakeasies to Boombox and Beyond is a  visual study and critical analysis of the social trends relating to 'club culture'. Contributors: Francis Bacon, George Melly, Muriel Belcher, Harry Belafonte, Paul Anka, Klaus Nomi, Jonny Thunders, Andrew Logan, Jonny Sluit, Specimen, Steve Strange, Leigh Bowery, Walt Paper, Misshapes, Carri Mundane, Feral, Boy George, Spandau Ballet, Michael Alig, Ryan Styles, Matthew !WOWOW!, Beth Ditto, Molaroid, Jodie Harsh, Scottee, The-O Adams, Gary Card, Matthew Glamorre, Henry Holland, Gwendoline, K-Tron, Jonny Makeup, Ricard Mortimer, Princess Julia. 

Female Masculinity

Artist/Author: Judith Halberstam | Reference: P2196 | ISBN: 9780822322436 | Type: Publication

Masculinity without men. Judith Halberstam takes aim at the protected status of male masculinity and shows that female masculinity has offered a distinct alternative to it for well over two hundred years.

This is not Art : Activism and Other ‘Not-Art’

Artist/Author: Alana Jelinek | Reference: P2112 | ISBN: 978-1848858572 | Type: Publication

A retelling the history of art practice and exposing the ways in which neoliberal norms and values have seeped into every aspect of our lives.

What is Live Art? – Castilian Subtitles

Artist/Author: Joshua Sofaer | Reference: D1912 | Type: DVD

Format AVI/PALWith Castilian subtitles.

Fair Play: Art, Performance and Neoliberalism

Artist/Author: Jen Harvie | Reference: P2223 | ISBN: 9781137027276 | Type: Publication

Part of performance interventions series edited by Elaine Aston and Bryan Reynolds

Art in a City Revisited

Editor: Bryan Biggs, Julie Sheldon | Reference: P2203 | ISBN: 9781846310836 | Type: Publication

Collection of essays exploring contemporary art in Liverpool

Life, Once More: Forms of Reenactment in Contemporary Art

Editor: Sven Lutticken | Reference: P2206 | ISBN: 9789073362642 | Type: Publication

Publication to coincide with Life, Once More exhibition about reenactments of performances, 2005, Rotterdam

Kenneth Anger: A Demonic Visionary

Artist/Author: Alice L. Hutchison | Reference: P2218 | ISBN: 9781904772033 | Type: Publication

Introduction to life and works of Kenneth Anger