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Louche #1: Beginnings and Becomings

Reference: P4075

Asking urgent questions about drag today, Louche takes a critical and constructive approach to queer performance culture: its past, present and future. Featuring contributions from over thirty artists, writers and illustrators.

Cannibal O

Author: Catalina Barroso-Luque | Reference: P4025

A typeface narrative revolving around an I, a pair of ravenous eyes, a mouth, and a peptic ulcer called O.

Alien Zone: Cultural Theory and Contemporary Science Fiction Cinema

Reference: P3743 | ISBN: 978-0860919933

The essays in this book – some newly written, others gathered from scattered sources – look at the ways in which contemporary science fiction films draw on, rework, and transform established themes and conventions of the genre.

Prayer for the Abstract

Author: Lilach Livne | Reference: P3672 | ISBN: 978-3-947516-03-2

Resisting the control of the image, transcending from the 2-dimensional, practicing being-a-body-in-the-world.

Freaks

Author: Tod Browning | Reference: D2236

Now regarded as a landmark film but virtually disowned by MGM when it was first produced, Browning's film, set in a travelling circus, works as an old-fashioned morality play against avarice. Browning used a collection of handicapped actors and performers for the circus community, which initially welcomes the beautiful trapeze artist Cleopatra into their group when she marries midget circus owner, Hans. 

60 minutes.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Kids (P3091).

We Can Be Heroes: London Clubland 1976-84

Author: Graham Smith, Chris Sullivan | Reference: P2442 | ISBN: 9781908717658

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