An evening with artists readings of extracts from significant books held in LADA’s Study Room. Part of LADA at 20.
A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2015 and December 2017. Selected through recommendations and an open call for submissions, Volume 5 reflects the dynamic, international contexts that Live Art and radical performance practices occupy.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
31 artists, poets, performers and writers consider the experience of loneliness.
Key critical writings by artist and curator Ian White (1971-2013), ranging from reviews and catalogue essays to entries from his blog Lives of Performers.
This is the first anthology to bring together artist’s writings and conversations about queer practice, describing and examining the ways in which they have used the concept of queer as a site of political and institutional critique, as a framework to develop new families and histories, as a spur to action and as a basis from which to declare inassimilable difference.
This anthology traces how and why this identification of art with sexual expression or repression arose and how the terms have shifted in tandem with artistic and theoretical debates.
David Wojnarowicz explores memory, the longing for love and sexuality in the specter of AIDS. Cartoons, paintings and writings.
Diaries of the artist David Wojnarowicz, capturing the emotional, sexual and political chaos of modern urban life.
Collection of fiction, poetry and essays exploring the forbidden zones of illicit sex and obsessive behavior
Extracts from exhibition catalogue for “East Village USA” at the New Museum of Contemporary Art revisiting the sprawling, renegade art scene that flourished in the East Village during the 1980s. Text partially obscured.
2012 exhibition catalogue with critical texts.
Doyle explores emotion in art.
A multimedia performance that Wojnarowicz made in collaboration with composer and musician Ben Neill in 1989.
Why the Smithsonian Institute has failed the basic tenets of a nation
Catalogue to coincide with exhibition of the same name October 2 – December 5 2010 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. Text in both Japanese and English.
Charts the history of this American culture war through detailed analysis of the work of artists who fought on the front lines, often finding themselves personally vilified.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600) and the Study Room Guide: you may perform a spell against madness by Lone Twin (P0755)
Survey of projects commissioned by Artangel from 1985 to 2002. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)