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LADA Screens: Katherine Araniello, a celebration

Digital Reference: EF5380

Documentation of the evening celebrating the life and Live Art of the brilliant and inspirational artist Katherine Araniello who died on Monday 25 February 2019.

An Apartment on Uranus

Author: Paul B. Preciado | Reference: P4104 | ISBN: 978-1-913097-07-3

Recounts Preciado’s transformation from Beatriz into Paul B., and examines other processes of political, cultural and sexual transition.

Artists On: Disability

Digital Reference: EF5358

Videos by artists exploring Live Art and disability. Including videos commissioned for LADA’s “Access All Areas: Live Art and Disability” programme in New York, 2014.

Revisiting Genisis

Digital Reference: EF5334

Follows two nurses, both named Jackie, who create biographical slideshows for patients as a tool for reflection on posthumous digital legacies, withdrawal, friendships, cultural and social loss, and memory as identity.

Part of LADA Screens 11. The film was available online 16-29 May 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel. Includes a  compilation of episodes 1 – 7, split into two files.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Cabinet Of Curiosities

Author: Mat Fraser | Digital Reference: EF5317

A journey through the history of disability – a history lesson with a difference.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Conversations with neurodivergent artists

Author: Daniel Oliver, Annette Foster, Chiron Stamp, Ellie Stamp, FK Alexander, Jess Thom, Jon Adams, Lucy Hutson, Luke Ferris, Nwando Ebizie, Oozing Gloop, Paul Wady, Simon Raven, Vacuum Cleaner, Vijay Patel | Digital Reference: EF5292

The collection of interviews can be played here.

Part of On Neurodiversity  – A Study Room Guide on Neurodiversity by Daniel Oliver.

Last Night Art Saved My Life

Digital Reference: EF5320

Audio recording from the informal event which included a practical session of creating ‘access and equality riders’ for artists and audiences. LADA, 26 June 2018. 2 audio files.

How not to do disability

Author: Martin O’Brien | Reference: A0852

A tribute to Katherine Araniello, read during the event at LADA, 16th April 2019.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

In misc folder 7.

Aaron Williamson: Inspiration Archives

Reference: P4042

Exhibition catalogue. Attenborough Arts Centre, 10th May – 14th July 2019.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

Reference: P4028 | ISBN: 978-1138785342

Combines extracts from over 70 international practitioners, companies, collectives and makers from the fields of dance, theatre, music, live and performance art, and activism to form a sourcebook for students, researchers and practitioners.

Theatre and Cancer

Author: Brian Lobel | Reference: P4002 | ISBN: 9781352006469

Explores representations of cancer in fictional worlds and autobiographical performances while also highlighting work that reimagines and reinvigorates the genre of ‘Cancer Performance’.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Resilient and resisting documentation

Reference: P3984

Project zines; Fierce, intimate oral histories, collaborative stories, D.I.Y. research and interviews from people at the intersection of several kinds of marginalisation. 

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect

Author: Mel Y. Chen | Reference: P3760 | ISBN: 978-0822352723

Draws on recent debates about sexuality, race, and affect to examine how matter that is considered insensate, immobile, or deathly animates cultural lives.

M21 documentation

Digital Reference: EF5287

Documentation from the Live Art event by disabled artists in the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games, May 2012

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

M21 documentation

Reference: D2305

Documentation from the Live Art event by disabled artists in the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games, May 2012

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Blood Counts

Digital Reference: EF5288

A programme of events exploring blood in performance for BLOOD: Life Uncut, a season of work for the new Science Gallery, London. Includes:

Janez Janša: Ron’s Story (5 minutes, 2001)

Ernst Fischer and Nicola Hunter: Passion/Flower (2012, 4 minutes)

Regina Jose Galindo: Who Can Erase the Traces (2003, 2 minutes),  La
Sangre del Cerdo (2016, 8 minutes)

Franko B: I Miss You! (2003, 2 minutes)

Marisa Carnesky: Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman (2016, 3 minutes)

jamie lewis hadley: this rose made of leather (2012, 10 minutes)

Kira O’Reilly: Wet Cup (2000, 3 minutes)

Martin O’Brien: If It Were The Apocalypse I’d Eat You To Stay Alive (2015, 8 minutes)

La Ribot: Another Bloody Mary (2000, 10 minutes)

Rocio Boliver: Times Go By and I Can’t Forget You: Between Menopause and Old Age (2013, 4 minutes)

Beasts of Burden: Animal and Disability Liberation

Author: Sunaura Taylor | Reference: P3661 | ISBN: 978-1620971284

How much of what we understand of ourselves as “human” depends on our physical and mental abilities—how we move (or cannot move) in and interact with the world? And how much of our definition of “human” depends on its difference from “animal”?

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
 

Copyright for Archivists and Records Managers

Author: Tim Padfield | Reference: P3659 | ISBN: 978-1856049290

This comprehensive manual outlines copyright law in the UK with special reference to materials relevant to archive and records collections such as maps, legal records, records of local authorities, records of churches and faiths, most notably unpublished works. It also offers advice on rights in the electronic environment and the problems associated with rights clearance; and covers related areas such as moral rights and rights in databases.

The Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary

Reference: P3623 | ISBN: 9781527220454

Celebrates the ten year anniversary of Shape Arts' award, set up in memory of the sculptor.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

 

What the **** is Normal?!

Author: Francesca Martinez | Reference: P3569 | ISBN: 978-0753555354

If you grow up in a world where wrinkles are practically illegal, going bald is cause for a mental breakdown, and women over size zero are encouraged to shoot themselves (immediately), what the hell do you do if you’re, gasp … disabled? 

Petri dish culture

Author: Nabil Shaban | Reference: A0824

Creativity should nourish us all, not just the privileged few.

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.

Disability Culture and Community Performance: Find a Strange and Twisted Shape

Author: Petra Kuppers | Reference: P3527 | ISBN: 978-1137319920

Performances in hospices and on beaches; cross-cultural myth making in Wales, New Zealand and the US; communal poetry among mental health system survivors: this book presents a senior practitioner/critic's exploration of arts-based research processes sustained over more than a decade -a subtle engagement with disability culture.

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

Survival of the Sickest -  the art of Martin O’Brien

Reference: P3518 | ISBN: 978-0-9935611-2-2

The first book bringing together writing and documentation on Martin O’Brien and marking ten years of his work.

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

Artist Profile

Author: Katherine Araniello | Digital Reference: EF5282

Short video artist profile. Includes clips from different video and performance pieces.

Average Jo/e Modelling Agency

Author: Aaron Williamson | Digital Reference: EF5261

Short video made for the DIY 13 project, a briefly-lived modelling agency set upon depicting the fantasy-fiction average lifestyle that is celebrated in corporate imagery

Imagination and Potential: Cherophobia by Noëmi Lakmaier

Author: Mary Paterson | Reference: P3417 | ISBN: 978-0-9935611-4-6

Explores the proposition presented by the incredible task of suspending a body from helium balloons, the relationship between the performer and the space, the object and the viewer, the possible and the impossible.

Stakeholder Toolkit, Beta Version 1

Author: freeDimensional | Reference: P3315

Toolkit from the network of socially progressive residential artist communities.

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

M21

Author: DASH | Reference: D2275

Raw material from a the Live Art event in Much Wenlock, Shropshire in May 2012.

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

Wheels on Fire

Author: Ju Gosling | Reference: D2258

Video. Commissioned by the Science Museum and Apples and Snakes as part of the Faltered States show. Performed at the Science Museum on 21 March 2003 and at Battersea Arts Centre on 28 March 2003.Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Wheelchair Journeys

Author: Di Clay | Reference: D2254

Unedited documentation of the 2006 street action. Part of TARIDS, Ispwich.

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

Performing Failure? Anomalous Amateurs in Jérôme Bel’s Disabled Theater and The Show Must Go On 2015

Author: Sarah Gorman | Reference: A0735

The article interrogates the use of amateur and professional disabled performers in the emerging strain of performance practice known as 'performing failure'.

Elephant Head on White Body: Reflexive Interculturalism in Ganesh Versus the Third Reich

Author: Marcus Tan | Reference: A0715

Analysis of representation and interculturalism in Back to Back Theatre's production.

Revolting Subjects: Social Abjection and Resistance in Neoliberal Britain

Author: Imogen Tyler | Reference: P3156 | ISBN: 978-1848138513

Explores the processes through which specific populations are figured as 'revolting' as well as the practices through which these populations 'revolt' against their subjectification.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and class and cultural privilege. (P3152)
 

Freaks

Author: Tod Browning | Reference: D2236

Now regarded as a landmark film but virtually disowned by MGM when it was first produced, Browning's film, set in a travelling circus, works as an old-fashioned morality play against avarice. Browning used a collection of handicapped actors and performers for the circus community, which initially welcomes the beautiful trapeze artist Cleopatra into their group when she marries midget circus owner, Hans. 

60 minutes.

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

Rise with your class not from it

Reference: P3069 | ISBN: 9780957682870

A lasting trace of and a vehicle for the Working Press, a collective publishing imprint which had the subtitle books by and about Working Class Artists, 1986-1996. The publication highlights some important works by working-class artists while providing a valuable resource for anybody interested in working with archive material.

Freaks: We Who are Not as Others

Author: Daniel P. Mannix | Reference: P3051 | ISBN: 978-0965104258

Meet the strangest people who ever lived, and read about: the notorious love affairs of midgets. Originally printed in a small edition and withdrawn after one month by the publisher, the book was out of print for nearly 20 years.

She was a knife thrower’s assistant… work in progress

Author: girl jonah | Reference: D2225

A duet collaboration between two choreographers (one disabled, one non-disabled) working together on dance performances that touch the borders of mainstream assumptions about implicit and explicit images of 'the contemporary dancer' and the different potentials for our bodies to be seen as knowing, skilful and passionate.

Work in progress (2007).

Includes a research document and a short WIP edit.