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The Minor Gesture

Author: Erin Manning | Reference: P4127 | ISBN: 978-0822361213
Manning extends her previous inquiries into the politics of movement to the concept of the minor gesture.

Organ Player

Author: Narcissister | Reference: D2320

One of the contemporary art world’s most acclaimed mixed-media & performance artists, is the subject of this smart, sassy documentary that showcases her spectacle-rich approach to explorations of gender, racial identity, and sexuality. Bonus features include two deleted scenes.



Reference: P4118 | ISBN: 9783981831610

La Ribot, Exhibition catalogue. 11/8-2/9 2017, Berlin.

Needed you collection

Digital Reference: EF5357

Documentation from the 672 Hour Live Process Performance in Istanbul, 2018. Includes the poster, individual videos of performances, and a document with details on all performances.


Author: Ann-Christin Kongsness, Solveig Styve Holte | Reference: P4055 | ISBN: 978-82-93506-01-0

Publication made as part of a choreographic work investigating the relationship between theoretical, aesthetic and performing aspects of an artistic work. Includes two essays: ÆØÅ and Pointing back.

I’m Roger Casement

Author: Fearghus Ó Conchúir, Dearbhla Walsh | Digital Reference: EF5344

Film created as part of The Casement Project, a multi-disciplinary project about Roger Casement, a British knight, Irish rebel and international humanitarian.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Audition Project

Author: Miss High Leg Kick, Richard DeDomenici | Digital Reference: EF5335

Brought together 75 UK based artists onto the Birmingham Hippodrome stage in a snapshot of the performing arts in 2016. Over the course of a single day they learnt and re­created the opening audition scene from the 1985 film 'A Chorus Line'. 

Part of LADA Screens 12. The film was available online  9 ­- 22 June 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel. Includes two version of the video, in two different resolutions.

Dancing in and out of Language

Author: Rachel Fensham | Reference: A0872

A consideration of 'new dance' in response to writings of Luce Irigaray.

Misha Horacek collection

Author: Misha Horacek | Digital Reference: EF5316


Moon River (and project description), 2018/2019, 10:47

Nest: Inhabit (and project description), 2019, with Samantha Sweeting, 11:42

The Empty Station (and project description), 2017, with Chris Spencer-Lowe, 5:58

Making Difference: Mapping the Discursive Terrain of Multiculturalism

Author: Barbara Kirschenblatt-Gimble | Reference: A0875

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


Reference: P4035 | ISBN: 2535-5634

Second edition of the anthology consisting of texts written by artists active within the field of dance and choreography in the Nordic countries.

In Nordic languages and English.

Black Performance Theory

Reference: P4026 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-5616-5

Considering how blackness is imagined in and through performance, the contributors address topics including flight as a persistent theme in African American aesthetics, the circulation of minstrel tropes in Liverpool and in Afro-Mexican settlements in Oaxaca, and the reach of hip-hop politics as people around the world embrace the music and dance.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)


Author: David Weber Krebs | Digital Reference: EF5295

A donkey choreographs a group of dancers.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Performing Image

Author: Isobel Harbison | Reference: P3973 | ISBN: 9780262039215

Examines how artists have combined performance and moving image in their work since the 1960s, and how this work anticipates our changing relations to images since the advent of smart phones and the spread of online prosumerism.

Movements of Care

Author: Katherine Hall | Reference: P3795

Explores care as a way of moving and moving as a way of caring. Made alongside the research and making of a solo dance performance, You sit there.

Infinite Record: Archive, Memory, Performance

Reference: P3791 | ISBN: 978-1936767410

Documents an international artistic research project initiated by Norwegian Theatre Academy/Østfold University College. 

Dangerous Dances

Author: Diego Agulló | Reference: P3674 | ISBN: 978-0-956956910

This text finds the intimate affinity between dance and philosophy in the concept of problem and invites the reader to perceive dance and philosophy as a form of ballistics: the art of throwing.

Activating Cities

Author: Noam Assayag | Reference: P3671 | ISBN: 978-3-947516-00-1

A practical handbook on the lost art of getting lost, reading the signs around you, following their lead, and creating your own.

Performance Now: Live Art for 21st Century

Author: RoseLee Goldberg | Reference: P3613 | ISBN: 9780500021255

This major survey charts the development of live art across six continents since the turn of the twenty- first century, revealing how it has become an increasingly essential vehicle for communicating ideas across the globe in the new millennium.

Vrystaat Arts Festival 2017 programme

Reference: P3629

Programme for the Afrikaans language festival that forges creative connections with English and Sotho cultures; 18-22 July 2017.

The momentum continues

Author: Sherril Dodds | Reference: A0820

On Rosemary Butcher's choreographic concerns through 20 uncompromising years.

Demi-plié bubble shuffle

Author: Hilary Carty | Reference: A0819

About a conference on black dance, from the conference chair.

Club culture: the body in the bubble

Author: Josephine Leask | Reference: A0817

The Dance cub as the 'happening'.

On stage and Page

Author: Stephanie Jordan | Reference: A0780

Discusses problems of being both a dance critic and a performer.

Merce Cunningham: origins and influence

Author: David Vaughan | Reference: A0776

On development of Cunningham's practice.

Dance Criticism and the Descriptive Bias

Author: Roger Copeland | Reference: A0809

On reviewing vs criticism

Music that Dances, Dances that Sing

Author: Nicholas Zurbrugg | Reference: A0808

Interview with Meredith Monk.

Siobhan Davies Company, 1988

Author: Stephanie Jordan | Reference: A0796

On Wyoming and White Man Sleeps.