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Gentlemen

Author: David Farringdon | Digital Reference: EF5386

“A truthful picture of a taboo subject in an unbiased way.”

15 mins.

Countersexual Manifesto

Author: Paul B. Preciado | Reference: P4090 | ISBN: 978-0231175623

Seeking to overthrow all constraints on what can be done with and to the body, Preciado offers a provocative challenge to even the most radical claims about gender, sexuality, and desire.

Touched Bodies: The Performative Turn in Latin American Art

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

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).

Don Juan

Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2313 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-31-5

The audience mingle with the performers on the performance floor, which might be a kind of soirée or Don Giovanni’s ball. In the glass cabinet. 

Paradise Rot: A Novel

Author: Jenny Hval | Reference: P3750 | ISBN: 9781786633835

A lyrical debut novel from a musician and artist renowned for her sharp sexual and political imagery.

Alien Zone: Cultural Theory and Contemporary Science Fiction Cinema

Reference: P3743 | ISBN: 978-0860919933

The essays in this book – some newly written, others gathered from scattered sources – look at the ways in which contemporary science fiction films draw on, rework, and transform established themes and conventions of the genre.

In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives

Author: Judith Halberstam | Reference: P3719 | ISBN: 978-0814735855

Examines the significance of the transgender body and presents a series of case studies focused on the meanings of masculinity in its dominant and alternative forms – especially female and trans-masculinities as they exist within subcultures, and are appropriated within mainstream culture.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Between the Body and the Flesh: Performing Sadomasochism

Author: Lynda Hart | Reference: P3721 | ISBN: 978-0231084031

Focusing on a variety of representations, the book stimulates discussions of s/m through the exploration of censorship in the arts, the fetishization of sexual paraphernalia, recombinations of class, race and sexuality, and the politics of psychoanalysis.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive

Author: Lee Edelman | Reference: P3565 | ISBN: 978-0822333692

Argues that the child, understood as innocence in need of protection, represents the possibility of the future against which the queer is positioned as the embodiment of a relentlessly narcissistic, antisocial, and future-negating drive. Boldly insists that the efficacy of queerness lies in its very willingness to embrace this refusal of the social and political order. 

A View From Elsewhere

Author: Victoria Sin | Reference: P3549 | ISBN: 978-1-9996428-1-5

A fantasy in three acts presenting nine narratives from personal to scientific on the experience of desire, shame and identification of the material queer body. 

Clare Thornton collection

Author: Clare Thornton | Reference: P3544

Includes:
-Corridors, Stairways & Corners
-A Lexicon ofLabour Movements
-The Italic I (Tacturiency)
Generously donated to LADA's Study Room by Clare Thornton.

In the glass cabinet.

To All Appearances: Ideology and Performance

Author: Herbert Blau | Reference: P3507 | ISBN: 978-0415013659

 The author's concerns – which include the social meaning of illusion and the cultural manifestation of power – take the reader from Eleanora Duse to Laurie Anderson; from the puppet theatre of Kleist to Kantor's theatre of the dead; and from the Kutiyattam temple dancers in Kerala to Womanhouse in Los Angeles.

Oh Yes! Oh No!: A Good Girl’s Guide to Liberating Your Orgasm

Author: Louise Orwin | Digital Reference: EF5264

Documentation from the DIY 13 project: a performance artist and novice sexual deviant attempts to liberate your orgasm via a journey through Leeds’ sex scene.

Repetition in Performance: Returns and Invisible Forces

Author: Eirini Kartsaki | Reference: P3429 | ISBN: 978-1137430533

While considering repetition in relation to the difficult pleasures we derive from the theatre, this book explores ways of accounting for such experiences of theatre in memory and writing.

Spent

Author: Jordan McKenzie | Reference: P3178

An ongoing series of auto-drawings exploring libidinal economies and sexual desire. Started in 2009, these works (which will continue for the rest of McKenzie's life) are made by the artist orgasming onto Universal Litmus paper, the results being meticulously recorded not only visually but also in terms of the date and time that they were 'composed'. 

Sex, birth and death

Author: Aine Phillips | Reference: P3026

Contains performance programme, performance texts and 3 CDs/DVDs, which include still images, a 6 minute edit and video of the full performance.

Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).

ACT 33: The Artist and the Stone

Reference: P2979

Conceived in January 2014, the process-based piece continues Matteo Guidi's and Giuliana Racco's investigation into the ways people bypass restrictions and limitations in their daily lives, moving through systems imposed on them.

Exhibition catalogue; 11/11/2015 – 23/1/2016, Fundacio Sunol

SEX TLK MTG

Author: Bedfellows | Reference: P2944

Publication for the Bedfellows event, Late at Tate Britain, 1st April 2016.

Demonstrations and Details From the Facts of Life

Author: Lyndal Jones | Reference: P2915 | ISBN: 978-0907594673

This exhibition catalogue illustrates 'the facts of life' – an interactive installation by Australian artist Lyndal Jones. The artwork questions Charles Darwin's theories of sexual selection and the nature of human attraction and seduction. Ikon Gallery, April-May 2000.

The Deadwood Stage - DIY documentation

Author: GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN | Digital Reference: EF5185

Documentation from GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN's DIY 10 project, which explored exertion, endurance, cliché and the epic using the musical Calamity Jane

The project took place at Cambridge Junction. Part of LADA's DIY.

4:38.

The Only Way Home Is Through the Show: Performance Work of Lois Weaver

Reference: P2847 | ISBN: 978-1-78320-534-9

The book explores Weaver's collaborative work with Split Britches and Spiderwoman as well as her solo projects, performance interventions, and work as a facilitator, teacher, and as Tammy WhyNot.

Otherwise: Imagining Queer Feminist Art Histories

Reference: P2820 | ISBN: 978-0719096426

The first publication to address queer feminist politics, methods and theories in relation to the visual arts, including new media, installation and performance art. Despite the crucial contribution of considerations of 'queer' to feminism in other disciplines of the humanities, and the strong impact of feminist art history on queer visual theory, a visible and influential queer feminist art history has remained elusive.

Joyce

Author: Ron Athey | Digital Reference: EF5113

Exerpt of 2002 multi-media performance with 3 screen large format video with 4 actors.

Eroticism and Death in Theatre and Performance

Reference: P2426 | ISBN: 9781902806921

Exploring a range of topics, including Greek tragedy, Shakespearean theater, contemporary British plays, opera, and the theatricality of Parisian culture, this compilation provides new perspectives on the relationship between Eros and Death in a series of dramatic texts, theatrical practices, and cultural performances

Sonia Boyce: Speaking in Tongues

Author: Gilane Tawadros | Reference: P2397 | ISBN: 9780947753092

The work of Sonia Boyce encourages and challenges us to ask what it means to be a black woman artist in a hierarchical art world, and to confront questions surrounding inter-racial relations in a society where cultural identities condense around myths of nationhood. 

Adrian Piper: Race, Gender and Embodiment

Author: John P. Bowles | Reference: P2396 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-4920-4

Adrian Piper's Mythic Being performances critically engaged wtih popular representations of race, gender, sexuality and class; confronting viewers and forcing them to reconsider assumptions about the social construction of identity. An in-depth analysis of Piper's work.

Black Bodyscapes – Photographs by Ajamu

Reference: P2026 | ISBN: 952368005

AJAMU’s photographs – Black Bodyscapes – explore the representation of theblack male body by focusing on the male nude and the concept of fetishism and fragmentation.

Desire – ICA Documents

Reference: P2017 | ISBN: 905263006

With texts by Victor Burgin, Rosalind coward, John Forrester, Rosemary Gordon, Mary Kelly, Julia Kristeva, Toril Moi, Laura Mulvey, Kathy Myers, Riccardo Steiner.

The Lost Runway Kyoto

Author: Aine Phllips | Reference: D1862

Collaboration between Áine Phillips and film-maker Rachel Davies. Large scale collaborative project commemorating lost women and girls. A week long workshop process generates a collection of sculptural costumes and culminates in a runway/catwalk performance dedicated to each lost girl represented. Supported by Culture Ireland, Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, Japan Foundation, Live Art Development Agency and British Council. Part of Louder Than Bombs – Art, Acton and Activism Project.

The Anatomy of Desire

Author: Charlie Murphy | Reference: P1423

Event leaflet for the solo exhibition by Charlie Murphy that examines the forms, issues and dialogues of intimacy through sculpture, video, music and live art. Music by Tara Franks.

FAT

Author: Pete Edwards | Reference: D1227

Part of Access All Areas Screening Programme, also available with subtitling as ED1227SUB. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Disability and New Artistic Models by Aaron Williamson (P1529)

Protections - This is not an Exhibition

Author: Adam Budak, Christine Peters | Reference: P0853 | ISBN: 978-3-86560-172-8

Mona Hatoum

Reference: P2977 | ISBN: 978-1849763608

The first major survey of one of the world's most provocative and politically engaged artists.

On the occasion of the eponymous exhibition, May-August 2016, Tate Modern.