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F U T U R E R I T U A L Film night

Digital Reference: EF5378

Documentation of the evening which featured a screening of short films and performance documentation by artists working around ritual, performance and queer futurity.

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)
 

Narratives in Black British Dance: Embodied Practices

Reference: P3775 | ISBN: 978-3-319-70313-8

Bringing together the voices of dance-artists, scholars, teachers and choreographers, the book looks at a range of performing arts from dancehall to ballet, providing valuable insights into dance theory, performance, pedagogy, identity and culture. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Black and Blur

Author: Fred Moten | Reference: P3757 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-7016-1

The first volume in the trilogy consent not to be a single being engages in a capacious consideration of the place and force of blackness in African diaspora arts, politics, and life.

salt.

Author: Selina Thompson | Reference: P3667 | ISBN: 9780571352265

In 2016, two artists embarked a cargo ship and retraced a route of the Transatlantic Slave Triangle – Europe, Africa, the Caribbean – all the while contemplating the notion of home. Both real and imagined, it was a journey to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, propelled by questions and grief; a journey backwards in order to go forwards, a diaspora. This show is what they brought back. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Demi-plié bubble shuffle

Author: Hilary Carty | Reference: A0819

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

Black Attitudes

Author: David Henshaw | Reference: A0803

On Les Ballets Africains, Adzido, Phoenix and Irie! at Sadler's Wells, Autumn 1990.

Women, the arts and globalization

Reference: P3532 | ISBN: 978-0719096716

The essays in Women, the Arts and Globalization demonstrate that women in the arts are rarely positioned at the centre of the art market, and the movement of women globally (as travelers or migrants, empowered artists/scholars or exiled practitioners), rarely corresponds with the dominant models of global exchange. Rather, contemporary women's art practices provide a fascinating instance of women's eccentric experiences of the myriad effects of globalization.

XEN: Migration Labor and Identity

Reference: P3313

Catalogue  published in conjunction with the exhibition by Yongsoon Min ;13 August to 12 September 2004 at the SSamzie Space Galleries.  In English and Korean.

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

Caribbean life in Quebec: A pictorial history of the 60s, 70s and 80s

Author: Aziz Choudry, Desiree Rochat, Frantz Voltaire, Diana Loredana Nedelcu | Reference: P3301 | ISBN: 978-2-89454-443-3

Presents a thematic history; every chapter explores a specific theme through pictures, offers explanations to contextualize them while offering additional bibliographic references in relation to the theme, for further research. In French and English.

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

Early video works

Author: Soni Kum | Reference: D2241

Includes: Foreign Sky, Beast of Me, Still Hear the Wound

Catalogued with a spanned DVD.

Theatre and History

Author: Rebecca Schneider | Reference: P3017 | ISBN: 978-0230246614

This provocative book meets the supposedly 'live' practices of performance and the 'no-longer-live' historical past at their own dangerous crossroads. Focussing on the 'and' of the title, it addresses the tangled relations between the terms, practices, ideas, and aims embedded in these compatriot – but often oppositional – arts and acts of time.

The Other Story and the Past Imperfect

Author: Jean Fisher | Reference: A0652 | ISBN: 1753-9854

From Tate Papers no.12

Found in miscellaneous article folder #5B

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

Alternatives Within the Mainstream British Black and Asian Theatres

Reference: P2845 | ISBN: 978-1904303664

Six part anthology with chapters on the work of the Black Theatre Forum and the histories of Black and Asian theatres, histories of the major theatre companies, a document of the Sikh diaspora's uproar over Behzti and issues of censorship, a critical interrogation of several dramatists and autobiographical essays by theatremakers.

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

Author: Eddie Chambers | Reference: P2846 | ISBN: 978-1780762722

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. 

Immutability and Fashion – Chinese Contemporary Art in the Midst of Changing Surroundings

Reference: P2016

Exhibition catalogue. Since the early 1980s, Chinese society has been reconstructed at a furious pace. The works presented here are concerned with the artists’ surrounding society and environment, as well as the question of how to establish a connection with the world ‘here and now’. Besides articles studying the various issues concerning the development of contemporary Chinese art, this publication also provides an introduction to each of the participating artists. In Chinese and English.

Dis-Orienting Rhythms – The Politics of Asian Dance Music

Reference: P2014 | ISBN: 9781856494700

This book writes explores the South Asian music scene within the study of race and identity uncovering the crucial role its expressions – from Hip-hop, Qawwali and Bhangra through Soul, Indie and Jungle – have played in a new urban cultural politics.

The Post-Colonial Studies Reader

Reference: P0367 | ISBN: 978-0415345651

The essential introduction to the most important texts in post-colonial theory and criticism.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

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