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Making Difference: Mapping the Discursive Terrain of Multiculturalism

Artist/Author: Barbara Kirschenblatt-Gimble | Reference: A0875 | Type: Article

A critical examination of the varieties of multiculturalism and the way they structure difference.

Art & Queer Culture

Editor: Richard Meyer, Catherine Lord | Reference: P3930 | ISBN: 978-0714878348 | Type: Publication

A survey of visual art and alternative sexualities from the late nineteenth century to the present.

William Yang: Stories of Love and Death

Editor: Helena Grehan, Edward Scheer | Reference: P3910 | ISBN: 978-1742234601 | Type: Publication

Features images from Yang’s personal archive and explores his self-portraiture across photography, performance and documentary.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Performing Queer Latinidad

Artist/Author: Ramón H. Rivera-Servera | Reference: P3796 | ISBN: 978-0-472-05139-7 | Type: Publication

Highlights the critical role that performance played in the development of Latina/o queer public culture in the United States during the 1990s and early 2000s.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The Crossing

Artist/Author: Ellie Harrison and Matthew Bellwood | Reference: P3782 | Type: Publication

A collection of illustrated resources, designed to help you think about, talk about and plan a funeral celebration.

In glass cabinet.

Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture

Artist/Author: Ed Morales | Reference: P3748 | ISBN: 9781784783198 | Type: Publication

Explains how Latinx political identities are tied to a long Latin American history of mestizaje—“mixedness” or “hybridity”—and that this border thinking is both a key to understanding bilingual, bicultural Latin cultures and politics and a challenge to America’s infamously black–white racial regime.

Epistemologies of the South: Justice against Epistemicide

Artist/Author: Boaventura De Sousa Santos | Reference: P3755 | ISBN: 978-161205545-9 | Type: Publication

Shows why cognitive injustice underlies all other dimensions; global social justice is not possible without global cognitive justice. 

The Exform

Artist/Author: Nicolas Bourriaud | Reference: P3729 | ISBN: 9781784783808 | Type: Publication

Tackles the excluded, the disposable and the nature of waste by looking to the future of art—the exform.

The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

Artist/Author: Adam Rutherford | Reference: P3657 | ISBN: 978-0297609407 | Type: Publication

This original and entertaining tour of life on Earth explores how many of the things once considered to be exclusively human are not: we are not the only species that communicates, makes tools, utilises fire, or has sex for reasons other than to make new versions of ourselves. Evolution has, however, allowed us to develop our culture to a level of complexity that outstrips any other observed in nature.

Pink Triangles: Radical Perspectives on Gay Liberation

Editor: Pam Mitchell | Reference: P3645 | ISBN: 9781788732345 | Type: Publication

Each essay shares two fundamental premises. First, that the oppression of gays and lesbians is not an isolated case, and therefore their struggle is necessarily part of a larger movement for social liberation. And, second, that the experience of gays and lesbians uphold the basic tenets of a foundational Marxism, and that they are uniquely placed to contribute to a revitalisation of Marxist theory.

Degreecoordinates, Shared traits of the Hominini

Artist/Author: Marcus Coates and Volker Sommer | Reference: P3607 | ISBN: 978-1-9996088-0-4 | Type: Publication

A catalogue of questions about traits of our behaviour and anatomy, The same answers are possible for all members of Hominini – a tribe of apes including humans, bonobos and chimpanzees.

Meeting Ethical and Reputational Challenges - Guidance

Editor: What Next? / Vicky Long | Reference: A0826 | Type: Article

Intended to help cultural organisations and their governing bodies meet ethical and reputational challenges with a greater sense of confidence, this report stems from a What Next? discussion about the difficult situations organisations can find themselves in when an action sparks controversy, for example, the presentation of a divisive piece of work, or a contentious sponsorship deal.

Applying Performance: Live Art, Socially Engaged Theatre and Affective Practice

Artist/Author: Nicola Shaughnessy | Reference: P3535 | ISBN: 978-1349317059 | Type: Publication

Draws upon cognitive and affect theory to examine applications of contemporary performance practices in educational, social and community contexts. The writing is situated in the spaces between making and performance, exploring the processes of creating work defined variously as collaborative, participatory and socially engaged.

The Avant-garde: Race, Religion, War

Artist/Author: Mike Sell | Reference: P3500 | ISBN: 978-1906497996 | Type: Publication

How have avant-gardes been shaped by racism and contributed to racist power and imperialism? How have the claims made by avant-garde political and artistic groups to liberate humanity been indebted to religious intolerance? And how has the vanguard commitment to radical cultural action contributed to war, terror, and destruction? 

Shy Radicals: The Anti-systemic Politics of the Introvert Militant

Artist/Author: Hamja Ahsan | Reference: P3445 | ISBN: 978-1906012571 | Type: Publication

This anti-systemic manifesto, a quiet and thoughtful polemic, is a satire that uses anti-colonial theory to build a critique of dominant culture and the rising tide of Islamophobia. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

T(r)ipping points: the architect-walker and the destabilised city

Artist/Author: Stephen Hodge | Digital Reference: EF5267 | Type: Digital File

Documentation (Power Point) from the DIY 13 project exploring notions of tripping and tipping points through the lens of the architect-walker.

Have You Photographed My Uterus?

Artist/Author: Natasha Davis | Editor: Lena Šimić & Emily Underwood-Lee | Reference: A0764 | Type: Article

A provocationinterested in exploring the meeting points between the obliteration of the possibility of physical motherhood (rupture of the body), a country disappearing in war (rupture of the land) and the reconstruction of the bio-political-history. Together these assert a new no-motherhood and post-motherland identity away from the exilic ruptures that define the end of the 20th and beginning of the 21st centuries in Europe.

Disobedient Theatre Alternative Ways to Inspire, Animate and Play

Artist/Author: Chris Johnston | Reference: P3421 | ISBN: 978-1350014541 | Type: Publication

Divided into two parts, `In the World' and `In the Room', the book presents a rounded picture of the possibilities of a `disobedient' culture and includes many games and exercises for creative practitioners.

Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism Since the French Revolution

Artist/Author: Dario Gamboni | Reference: P3452 | ISBN: 978-1861893161 | Type: Publication

nitially galvanized by the sweeping obliteration of architecture and art under the Communist regimes of the Soviet Union and eastern bloc countries, Gamboni investigates other instances of destroyed art and architecture around the globe, uncovering a disquieting and surprisingly widespread phenomenon. 

Refugee Camp for the First World Citizens

Artist/Author: FWC | Reference: D2278 | Type: DVD

A project based on a hypotethical (hypothetical and ethical) situation (political, social, military, security, natural catastrophy …) in which the citizens of highly developed countries (mainly from the West) would be forced to leave their country and look for a temporary home in another country.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Bethlehem Bandolero

Artist/Author: Larissa Sansour | Reference: D2272 | Type: DVD

A kitsch video featuring the artist as a Mexican gunslinger arriving in Bethlehem for a duel with the Israeli Wall. Wearing a big sombrero and a scarf, the artist walks the streets of Bethlehem and greets the locals before taking off for her final showdown. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Stakeholder Toolkit, Beta Version 1

Artist/Author: freeDimensional | Reference: P3315 | Type: Publication

Toolkit from the network of socially progressive residential artist communities.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Staging Independence

Editor: Karen Johnson and Kristina Nelson | Reference: P3292 | Type: Publication

Publication of the third Strategic Meeting for Directors and Theatremakers, focusing on the work of professionals in Europe and the Arab world. Includes transcripts in English and Arabic.  

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Trajal Harrell: Hoochie Koochie

Editor: Leila Hasham | Reference: P3256 | ISBN: 978-0-9957082-1-1 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue for the eponymous performance exhibition. The Barbican, 20 July to 13 August 2017.

Delirium and Resistance: Activist Art and the Crisis of Capitalism

Artist/Author: Gregory Sholette | Reference: P3217 | ISBN: 978-0745336848 | Type: Publication

In this follow-up to his influential 2010 book, Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture, Sholette engages in critical dialogue with artists' collectives, counter-institutions, and activist groups to offer an insightful, firsthand account of the relationship between politics and art in neoliberal society. 

Always in Translation : A walking dialogue

Artist/Author: Mary Paterson and Rajni Shah | Reference: A0719 | Type: Article

The wuthors talk about repetition as an internal and integral structuring device in Rajni's trilogy of works, Mr Quiver (2004-6), Dinner with America (2006-8), and Glorious (2009-13), using the meandering form of walking and conversation to think through the circular, incremental and bodily processes within the performance work.

Latifa Echakhch

Editor: Florence Derieux | Reference: P3114 | ISBN: 978-3037642009 | Type: Publication

The artist investigates cultural transfer and displaced identity through installation, sculpture, video and performance, culturally stereotyping artefacts such as flagpoles, Moroccan tea glasses and India ink in her art. Exhibition catalogue.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

The New Human catalogue

Reference: P3111 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of the eponymous film and video-based exhibition; Moderna Museet Malmö 21/5/2016-5/3/2017

In Swedish and English.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Framing Feminism

Editor: Rozsika Parker and Griselda Pollock | Reference: P2841 | ISBN: 978-0863581793 | Type: Publication

An introduction to the major events and debated in the early years of feminist art practice. An extensive collection of articles, as well as broadsheets printed in facsimile, illustrate the history and diversity of arguably the most important intervention in modern art. 

This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

Black Artists in British Art: A History since the 1950s

Artist/Author: Eddie Chambers | Reference: P2846 | ISBN: 978-1780762722 | Type: Publication

Beginning with discussions of the pioneering generation of artists such as Ronald Moody, Aubrey Williams and Frank Bowling, Chambers candidly discusses the problems and progression of several generations, including contemporary artists such as Steve McQueen, Chris Ofili and Yinka Shonibare. 

Almost 18 but not leaving home

Artist/Author: Dasa Raimanova | Reference: D2200 | Type: DVD

Documentary about ADM's 17th Birthday Festival by Dasa Raimanova.

25 minutes. 2015.

Two Destination Language

Artist/Author: Katherina Radeva and Alister Lownie | Reference: P2817 | Type: Publication

Information about the company's work, including Near Gone, Landed, Manpower, A Journey of a Home, and Storyville. 

Revolutionary Time and the Avant Garde

Artist/Author: John Roberts | Reference: P2810 | ISBN: 978-1781689134 | Type: Publication

The first book of its kind to look at the legacy of the avant-garde in relation to the deepening crisis of capitalist non-reproduction.

Propaganda Pamphlet

Artist/Author: The Institute for the Art and Practice of Dissent at Home | Reference: P2744 | Type: Publication

A collection of documents, presentations, propaganda pamphlets and vidioes realised by The Institute for the Art and Practice of Dissent at Home, including “Miss Julie in Utopia Propaganda Pamphlet 2106200821” (2008), “The Hazardous Family Performance Text” (2008), “Macbethmachine Pamphlet 211220101330” (2010), “Family in Transit” (2013), and a DVD video of “A Promising Family Picnic” (2009).

Civil Twilight & Other Social Works: And Other Social Works

Artist/Author: Roddy Hunter | Reference: P2698 | ISBN: 978-0955392719 | Type: Publication

Documentation of projects investigating environments for societal production of civic understanding through a series of durational performances that encouraged discursive public encounters in civic squares and related urban environments.

Create: A journal of perspectives on the value of art and culture

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P2650 | ISBN: 978-0-7287-1549-3 | Type: Publication

The magazine features a wide range of contributions from writers and artists, politicians to poets discussing the true impact that arts and culture can have on society.

Transeuropéennes: Theater and the Public Space

Editor: Ghislaine Glasson Deschaumes | Reference: P2619 | ISBN: 2-912002-09-5 | Type: Publication

Special issue on theatre and the public space. Bilingual edition in French and English.