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Guy Debord and the Situationist International: Texts and Documents

Editor: Tom Mcdonough | Reference: P2880 | ISBN: 978-0262633000 | Type: Publication

A revised and expanded version of a special issue of the journal October (Winter 1997) that was devoted to the work of the Situationist International (SI). The first section of the issue contained previously unpublished critical texts, and the second section contained translations of primary texts that had previously been unavailable in English.

Life of a Craphead: Fifty Year Retrospective

Artist/Author: Steve Kado | Reference: P2363 | Type: Publication

Exhibition pamphlet, 2013.

Dis-Orienting Rhythms – The Politics of Asian Dance Music

Editor: Sanjay Sharma, John Hutnyk, Ashwani Sharma | Reference: P2014 | ISBN: 9781856494700 | Type: Publication

This book writes explores the South Asian music scene within the study of race and identity uncovering the crucial role its expressions – from Hip-hop, Qawwali and Bhangra through Soul, Indie and Jungle – have played in a new urban cultural politics.

Taking Liberties – AIDS and Cultural Politics

Editor: Erica Carter, Simon Watney | Reference: P1990 | ISBN: 9781852421472 | Type: Publication

This collection of essays by British and American contributors examines the way in which institutions – the media, the law, the medical profession and government – deal with AIDS.

There Ain’t no Black in the Union Jack – The Cultural Politics of Race and Nation

Artist/Author: Paul Gilroy | Reference: P1988 | ISBN: 9780415084109 | Type: Publication

Book exploring the complexities of racial politics and the relationship between racism and nationalism in contemporary Britain.

The Female Complaint: The Unfinished Business of Sentimentality in American Culture

Artist/Author: Lauren Berlant | Reference: P1781 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-4202-1 | Type: Publication

Part of Berlant’s groundbreaking “national sentimentality” project charting the emergence of the U.S. political sphere as an affective space of attachment and identification.

How to See a Work of Art in Total Darkness

Artist/Author: Darby English | Reference: P1777 | ISBN: 9780262514934 | Type: Publication

Examines the integrative and interdisciplinary strategies of five contemporary artists stressing the ways in which their work at once reflects and alters our view of its informing context: the advent of postmodernity in late twentieth-century American art and culture.

Theatre of the Oppressed

Artist/Author: Augusto Boal | Editor: Trans. Charles A. & Maria-Odilia Leal McBride, and Emily Fryer | Reference: P1745 | ISBN: 978-0-74532838-6 | Type: Publication

*currently unavailable*

First published in 1979, then in 2000, and this new edition published in 2008. Translated from Spanish by Charles A. & Maria-Odilia Leal McBride, and Emily Fryer.

Privatising Culture: Corporate Art Intervention since the 1980s

Artist/Author: Chin-tao Wu | Reference: P1757 | ISBN: 978-1-85984-472-4 | Type: Publication

Chin-tao Wu, Privatising Culture: Corporate Art Intervention since the 1980s- Platform Study Room Guide (P1820)

Interview with Shannon Jackson

Artist/Author: Christina Linden, Shannon Jackson | Reference: A0427 | Type: Article

Interview with Shannon Jackson, Christina Linden, Social Works: online article printed from www.artpractical.com

Whose Underground? Asian Cool and the Poverty of Hybridity

Artist/Author: Ali Nobil Ahmad | Reference: A0383 | Type: Article

Also in this issue, articles on Ali G, ‘performing black’ (Rachel Garfield – ‘Just Who Does He Think He Is?’) and on ‘The Living Archive’.

Yemen Latitudes: An Exploration of the Everydayness in Arabia Felix

Artist/Author: Rita Leppiniemi | Reference: P1628 | ISBN: 952-91-9424-2 | Type: Publication

Rita Leppiniemi, Yemen Latitudes: An Exploration of the Everydayness in Arabia Felix, map, images, and cartoons of Yemen, texts by Rita Leppiniemi, Mahmoud Al-Hakimi, Yasser Al-Mayasi, Hassan Al-Zaidi, Hassan Al-Haifi, Montaha Sultan Fara.

The Emancipated Spectator

Artist/Author: Jacques Ranciere | Reference: P1590 | ISBN: 978-1-84467-343-8 | Type: Publication

Asking exactly what we mean by political art or the politics of art, Rancière goes on to look at what the tradition of critical art, and the desire to insert art into life, has achieved. Has the militant critique of the consumption of images and commodities become, ironically, a sad affirmation of its omnipotence?