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After Live: Possibility, Potentiality, and the Future of Performance

Artist/Author: Daniel Sack | Reference: P3081 | ISBN: 978-0472052868 | Type: Publication

The book conceives of traditional dramatic theater as a place for taming the future and then conceptualizes how performance beyond this paradigm might stage the unruly nature of futurity.

So Much Wasted: Hunger, Performance, and the Morbidity of Resistance

Artist/Author: Patrick Anderson | Reference: P2981 | ISBN: 978-0822348283 | Type: Publication

Anderson analyzes self-starvation as a significant mode of staging political arguments across the institutional domains of the clinic, the gallery, and the prison. 

Gardens Speak

Artist/Author: Tania El Khoury | Digital Reference: EF5153 | Type: Digital File

Video documentation of an interactive sound installation containing the oral histories of 10 ordinary people who have been buried in Syrian gardens.

Nothing Here Yet Speaks, Again

Artist/Author: Annalaura Alifuoco | Reference: P2658 | Type: Publication

Document of essay presented at the Performing Documents Conference (Arnolfini, Bristol), 12-14 April 2013, exploring how performance archives can be situated in the cultural and critical context as sets of relations eliciting the meaning and force of events lived primarily in and through the in(tra)corporeal. 

Bas Jan Ader: Suspended Between Laughter and Tears

Artist/Author: Bas Jan Ader | Reference: P2479 | ISBN: 9780982995600 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of the exhibition September 30-December 10 2010 curated by Pilar Topkins Rivas

Bas Jan Ader: Death is Elsewhere

Artist/Author: Alexander Dumbadze | Reference: P2405 | ISBN: 978022603853 | Type: Publication

The first in-depth study of this enigmatic conceptual artist, Bas Jan Ader is a thoughtful reflection on the necessity of the creative act and its inescapable relation to death

Where is Ana Mendieta? Identity, Performativity, and Exile

Artist/Author: Jane Blocker | Reference: P2124 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-2324-2 | Type: Publication

Taken from banners carried in a 1992 protest outside the Guggenheim Museum, the title phrase 'Where is Ana Mendieta?' evokes not only the suspicious and tragic circumstances surrounding her death but also the conspicuous absence of women artists from high-profile exhibitions. Drawing on the work of such theorists as Judith Butler, Joseph Roach, Edward Said, and Homi Bhabha, Jane Blocker discusses the power of Mendieta's earth-and-body art to alter, unsettle, and broaden terms of identity itself.

Chasing Next Door’s Cat

Artist/Author: Victoria Pratt | Digital Reference: EF5034 | Type: Digital File

Spill National Platform 2009

relics

Artist/Author: Ansuman Biswas | Reference: D1334 | Type: DVD

A selection of remains from live art works by Ansuman Biswas.

Here is Somewhere Else -  The Disappearance of Bas Jan Ader

Artist/Author: Bas Jan Ader | Reference: D1225 | Type: DVD

Bas Jan Ader documentary directed by Rene Daalder, contains two discs: Disc one- documentary, disc two -films by Bas Jan Ader

Autobiography

Artist/Author: Barbara Steiner and Jun Yang | Reference: P0764 | ISBN: 0 500 93005 8 | Type: Publication

Various artists works included.

Evidence of Life After Death

Artist/Author: Robert Pacitti Company | Reference: V0314 | Digital Reference: EV0314 | Type: Digital File

Footage of the 199 performance at the Purcell Rooms in the South Bank Centre.