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PRAXIS Vol 2: The Town as Art Centre

Editor: Chrissie Tiller, Patrick Fox, Heather Peak Morison, Emma Fry | Reference: P4047 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-6-4 | Type: Publication

An invitation to encounter work and thinking that is in motion. Taking two years of projects and initiatives by Heart of Glass, a national agency for collaborative and social practice based in St Helens, as its starting point, the publication explores the interface between theory and practice.

Touched Bodies: The Performative Turn in Latin American Art

Author: Mara Polgovsky Ezcurra | Reference: P4031 | ISBN: 9-781978-802025 | Type: Publication

What is the role of pleasure and pain in the politics of art?  Polgovsky Ezcurra approaches this question as she examines the flourishing of live and intermedial performance in Latin America during times of authoritarianism and its significance during transitions to democracy. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Performing Citizenship: Bodies, Agencies, Limitations

Editor: Paula Hildebrandt, Kerstin Evert, Sibylle Peters, Mirjam Schaub, Kathrin Wildner, Gesa Ziemer | Reference: P3909 | ISBN: 978-3-319-97501-6 | Type: Publication

Discusses how citizenship is performed today, through the optic of the arts, in particular the performing arts, but also from the perspective of a wide range of academic disciplines such as urbanism and media studies, cultural education and postcolonial theory.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Performance Histories from East Asia 1960s–90s: An IAPA Reader

Editor: Victor Wang | Reference: P3678 | Type: Publication

Brings together a variety of essays, photographs and archival materials and on the history of early performance art in East Asia. The publication will include texts by  An invaluable new research tool, the publication is available free at events and online.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Collective culture

Author: Jessie Hoskin, Nick Mahony, Ashish Ghadiali | Reference: A0822

Culture and democracy are two sides of the same coin; we need to create structures that reflect this.

In misc. journals.

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

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).

Gypsies and Dogs II - symptoms and traces of the public reception

Editor: Zoran Todorovic | Reference: P3424 | ISBN: 978-86-80146-00-3 | Type: Publication

A collection of polemical writings, assaults, comments and theoretical discussions and analysis that appeared in reaction to the eponymous video, made in Belgrade, in 2007.

In Serbian and English.

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

Le cas Pavlenski: La politique comme art

Author: Piotr Pavlenski | Reference: P3430 | ISBN: 979-1095454069 | Type: Publication

Includes interviews, dialogues and critical writing on art and politics. In French.

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

Riot Days

Author: Maria Alyokhina | Reference: P3450 | ISBN: 978-0241316429 | Type: Publication

From the activist, Pussy Riot member and freedom fighter, a raw, hallucinatory, passionate account of her arrest, trial and imprisonment in a penal colony in the Urals for standing up for what she believed in.

Argentina’s Popular Uprising - newspaper

Author: Que Se Vayan Todos | Reference: P3319 | Type: Publication

An eyewitness account of the financial meltdown and ongoing grassroots rebellion.

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

The Advanced Realities Foundation - Video 2

Author: Conservas | Reference: D2249 | Type: DVD

This intercative performance conference offers to crisis-struck governments, political parties and the powers that be, solutions to pacify their citizens' discontent, to clear up all misunderstandings and to stop citizens taking their rights into their own hands.

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

The Advanced Realities Foundation - 3 Questionnaires

Author: Conservas | Editor: Conservas | Reference: D2248 | Type: DVD

This intercative performance conference offers to crisis-struck governments, political parties and the powers that be, solutions to pacify their citizens' discontent, to clear up all misunderstandings and to stop citizens taking their rights into their own hands.

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

Not for Rent: Conversations with Creative Activists in the U.K.

Editor: Stacy Wakefield and Grrrt | Reference: P3310 | ISBN: 978-0971297296 | Type: Publication

Interviews with squatters, eco-activists, musicians, and anarchists of all kinds in England and Scotland.

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

Library Juice Concentrate

Editor: Rory Litwin | Reference: P3296 | ISBN: 978-0977861736 | Type: Publication

A compilation of the best of Library Juice, an e-zine that dealt with foundational questions of librarianship during a period of rapid change. 

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

Entr’acte: Performing Publics, Pervasive Media, and Architecture

Editor: Jordan Geiger | Reference: P3170 | ISBN: 978-1-349-49280-0 | Type: Publication

Generally taking place in front of closed curtains during set changes between acts, the entr'acte delivers a fleeting new purpose and event to the otherwise sometimes inert space between stage and pit. This collection employs the entr'acte as a model for conceptualizing emerging formations of publics and of public space.

Nothing to Lose but Our Fear: Activism and Resistance in Dangerous Times

Author: Fiona Jeffries | Reference: P3124 | ISBN: 978-1783604142 | Type: Publication

Delivers a counter blow to the rampant culture of fear fuelled by the likes of CNN, Fox and the Daily Mail. Exploring contemporary and historical manifestations of this controlling force, the conversations in this collection go beyond just scrutinizing what constitutes rational versus irrational fear, or identifying ways in which human fears are manipulated by political players. They reveal how fear antagonizes and changes our subjectivity and, crucially, how the political use of fear has been resisted in different times and places, by different people across the globe.

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

The Art of Being Many - A position paper

Author: Geheimagentur | Reference: A0706 | Type: Publication

Paper setting out new forms of audience participation in political and ethical terms.

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

In misc folder 6.

Strategies of Success

Author: Tanja Ostojic, Marina Grzinic and Suzana Milevska | Reference: P3105 | ISBN: 2-910164-32-2 | Type: Publication

Book published alongside the eponymous exhibition (La BOX, Bourges); includes essays by the three authors, in English, Serbian and French.

 

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

Engaging Performance: Theatre as call and response

Author: Jan Cohen-Cruz | Reference: P2988 | ISBN: 978-0415472142 | Type: Publication

Engaging Performance: Theatre as Call and Response presents a combined analysis and workbook to examine “socially engaged performance.” It offers a range of key practical approaches, exercises, and principles for using performance to engage in a variety of social and artistic projects.

Not Just a Mirror: Looking for the Political Theatre of Today

Editor: Florian Malzacher | Reference: P2797 | ISBN: 978-3895813788 | Type: Publication

The publication is comprised of eight essays, two interviews, and 15 case studies of political theatre makers, and investigates the performing arts as a political laboratory of the present. It explores how theatre, dance, and performance reveal their essential agnosticism, provoking the potential to actively change society rather than merely serving as a cover-up for the dysfunctions, fractures, and wounds of society.

Feminism, Democratic Politics and Citizenship

Author: Valerie Connor | Reference: A0633 | Type: Article

The author provides a philosophical reflection on the issues of democratic bodies and citizenship in Ireland through a survey of the work artist Sandra Johnson. 

The Art of Being Many

Author: geheimagentur | Reference: A0598 | Type: Article

A reader for “The Art of Being Many”: an assembly of about 400 artists, activists, researchers and participants from all around the planet who gathered in Hamburg at Kampnagel Internationale Kulturfabrik, 27/28-09-2014. In Miscellaneous Articles folder 4.

Sweet and Spicy

Author: Moti Roti | Reference: V0386 | Type: Video

One Night

Author: Moti Roti | Reference: V0385 | Type: Video

Conversation Pieces / community and communication in modern art

Author: Grant H. Kester | Reference: P2099 | ISBN: 978-0-520-23839-8 | Type: Publication

Grant Kester treats the relationship between art and democracy as pedagogical, performative, and ethical, he revives our understanding of the importance of civic engagement, solidarity, conversation, and public intervention.

Conversation Pieces – Community, Communication in Modern Art

Author: Grant H. Kester | Reference: P2076 | ISBN: 9780520238398 | Type: Publication

*currently unavailable*

Grant Kester treats the relationship between art and democracy as pedagogical, performative, and ethical, he revives our understanding of the importance of civic engagement, solidarity, conversation, and public intervention.

Roy Cohn/Jack Smith

Author: Ron Vawter | Reference: D1905 | Digital Reference: EV0079 | Type: Digital File

The Nightmare of Participation

Author: Markus Miessen | Reference: P1942 | ISBN: 978-1-934105-07-8 | Type: Publication

Looks at possibilities of collaboration and cross-disciplinarity as alternative models for participatory practices.

Trashing Performance, Common, Keynote

Author: Franco ‘Bifo' Berardi | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

Part of the Trashing Performance programme – the second year of Performance Matters – 25-29th October 2011.

Green Backlash: Global Subversion of the Environment Movement

Author: Andrew Rowell | Reference: P1747 | ISBN: 0-415-12828-5 | Type: Publication

A controversial expose of anti-environmentalism, tracing its rise in the USA and its rapid global spread.

The Politics of Fear

Author: Daniel Miller | Reference: A0320 | Type: Article

Interview with Artur Zmijewski by Daniel Miller

Democracy Unrealized - Documenta11_Platform 1

Editor: Okwui Enwezor, Carlos Basualdo, Ute Meta Bauer, Susanne Ghez, Sarat Maharaj, Mark Nash and Octavio Zaya | Reference: P1033 | ISBN: 3-7757-9082-9 | Type: Publication

Dispatches

Author: Robin Deacon | Reference: D0969 | Type: DVD

Created during a residency at Berlin’s Sophiensaele during the summer of 2005, giving an ‘outsiders’ response to the German general election.

The Advanced Realities Foundation

Author: Conservas | Reference: D0896 | Type: DVD

This intercative performance conference offers to crisis-struck governments, political parties and the powers that be, solutions to pacify their citizens' discontent, to clear up all misunderstandings and to stop citizens taking their rights into their own hands.

Incluedes the Housing Questionnaire (2007), the Intelectual Property Questionnaire and the Civic Questionnaire.

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

Advanced Realities

Author: conservas production | Reference: D0880 | Type: DVD

This intercative performance conference offers to crisis-struck governments, political parties and the powers that be, solutions to pacify their citizens' discontent, to clear up all misunderstandings and to stop citizens taking their rights into their own hands.

Includes short extracts and the video of the entire show.

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

Priceless

Author: Moti Roti | Reference: P0979 | Type: Publication

brochure to accompany the Priceless project