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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.

Tranny Hotel

Digital Reference: EF5342

A gathering of international transgender performers and their audiences in Liverpool in November 2011. Part of LADA screens.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

ABOUT

Author: Ann-Christin Kongsness, Solveig Styve Holte | Reference: P4055 | ISBN: 978-82-93506-01-0

Publication made as part of a choreographic work investigating the relationship between theoretical, aesthetic and performing aspects of an artistic work. Includes two essays: ÆØÅ and Pointing back.

Queer Intentions: A (Personal) Journey Through LGBTQ + Culture

Author: Amelia Abraham | Reference: P3995 | ISBN: 978-1509866168

Combining intrepid journalism with her own personal experience, Abraham question what it means to be queer in 2019. 

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)

Queer Lovers and Hateful Others: Regenerating Violent Times and Places

Author: Jin Haritaworn | Reference: P3720 | ISBN: 978-0745330617

Berlin is once more capital of queer arts and tourism. Queerness is more visible today than it has been for decades, but at what cost? This book argues that queer subjects have become a lovely sight only through being cast in the shadow of the new folk devil, the ‘homophobic migrant’ who is rendered by society as hateful, homophobic and disposable. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Man Enough to be a Woman: The Autobiography of Jayne County

Author: Jayne County | Reference: P3666 | ISBN: 978-1852423384

Wild, hilarious and shameless account of Jayne's life from her cissy-boy childhood in Georgia to her 90s renaissance, as a new wave of superstars claim her as their inspiration.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Mesearch and the Performing Body

Author: Mark Edward | Reference: P3627 | ISBN: 978-3-319-69997-4

An anthology of Edward’s creative practice-led projects.  Through the innovative practice of 'mesearch', in which the author is both theoriser and theorised, this study delivers a personal, creative narration, combining reflections and emotions in relation to self and performance.

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. 

Pam

Author: Pamela K. Lustgarten | Reference: P3447

Zine created in conjunction with David Hoyle: Parallel Universe.

A:Gender

Author: TransAction Theatre Company | Reference: D2274

An innovative multi-media performance piece that takes a long, hard and sometimes uncomfortable look at our notions of gender.  

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

Guys

Author: Ksenija Kordic | Reference: D2265

A photographic series.

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

Visual Cultures as Seriousness

Author: Gavin Butt and Irit Rogoff | Reference: P3253 | ISBN: 978-3-943365-39-9

What is seriousness exactly, and where does it reside? Is it a desirable value in contemporary culture? Or is it bound up with elite class and institutional cultures?

Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983

Author: Tim Lawrence | Reference: P3252 | ISBN: 978-0822362029

Interviewing DJs, party hosts, producers, musicians, artists, and dancers, Lawrence illustrates how the relatively discrete post-disco, post-punk, and hip hop scenes became marked by their level of plurality, interaction, and convergence. He also explains how the shifting urban landscape of New York supported the cultural renaissance before gentrification.

Walking Failure

Author: Nando Messias | Digital Reference: EF5236

A five-minute performance piece mixing movement and lipsynching.

Directed by Sam Williams.

6'15''

The Cockettes

Author: David Weissman and Bill Weber | Reference: D2231

Documentary about the gender-bending San Francisco performance group who became a pop culture phenomenon in the early 1970s. Includes deleted scenes, interview with directors and a booklet with Damon Wise film notes.

100 minutes

Stella

Author: Neil Bartlett | Reference: P2987 | ISBN: 978-1783198368

Inspired by the true story of the strange life and lonely death of Mr. Ernest Boulton – one half of the infamous Victorian cross-dressing duo Fanny and Stella – this play is an intimate meditation on the fine art of keeping one’s nerve as the lights go out.

Accidental Tourist

Author: Adrian Howells | Digital Reference: EF5194

A TV documentary following Howells' visit to Israel, where he performed at the Women's International Festival. With Hebrew and Russian subtitles. 

42 minutes. 

Adrienne’s Dirty Laundry Experience / Adrienne’s Room Service

Author: Adrienne's Dirty Laundry Experience / Adrienne's Room Service | Digital Reference: EF5202

Adrienne's Dirty Laundry Service – Arches New Work Commission (2003), 22:16 

Adrienne's Room Service at The Great Eastern Hotel (2005), 8:50

Adrienne at home - poofter

Author: Adrian Howells | Digital Reference: EF5200

Last of 4 short videos. 2006.

3:03

Adrienne at home - Sensitive Boy

Author: Adrian Howells | Digital Reference: EF5198

Second of 4 short videos. 2006.

1:10

Adrienne at home - Introduction

Author: Adrian Howells | Digital Reference: EF5197

First of 4 short videos. 2006.

2:18

An Audience With Adrienne

Author: Adrian Howells | Digital Reference: EF5192

Drawing on the popular entertainment form 'An Audience with …', Howells creates a performance in which an audience of around 25 is invited to share memories and experiences with his alter ego.

Blurred recording. 2006.

2 hours 36 minutes.

Minette

Author: Dickie Beau | Digital Reference: EF5208

Short video from Lost in Trans. 

2013; 2:42

Pink Labor On Golden Streets - Queer Art Practices

Reference: P2919 | ISBN: 978-3956791826

The publication builds on an exhibition and conference at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna that explored the contradictory standpoints of queer art practices, conceptions of the body, and ideas of 'queer abstraction,' a term coined by Judith Jack Halberstam that raises questions to do with (visual) representations in the context of gender, sexuality, and desire. It is particularly concerned with where form and politics crossover, citing the various combinations, juxtapositions, and the play between artistic strategies.

Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics

Author: José Esteban Muñoz | Reference: P2885 | ISBN: 978-0-8166-3015-8

A look at how those outside the racial and sexual mainstream negotiate majority culture—not by aligning themselves with or against exclusionary works but rather by transforming these works for their own cultural purposes. Muñoz calls this process “disidentification,” and through a study of its workings, he develops a new perspective on minority performance, survival, and activism.

Accidental Tourist

Author: Adrian Howells | Reference: D2206

 This DVD is currently missing. The digital file can be viewed in the Study Room. The reference is EF5194.

A TV documentary following Howells' visit to Israel, where he performed at the Women's International Festival. With Hebrew and Russian subtitles. 

42 minutes. 

Adrienne’s Dirty Laundry Experience / Adrienne’s Room Service

Author: Adrian Howells | Reference: D2204

This DVD is currently missing. The digital file can be viewed in the Study Room. The reference is EF5202.

Adrienne's Dirty Laundry Service – Arches New Work Commission (2003), 22:16 

Adrienne's Room Service at The Great Eastern Hotel (2005), 8:50

Dressed as a Gril

Author: Jonny Woo, John Sizzle, Holestar, Scottee, Amber, Pia and Ma Butcher | Reference: D2209

London's alternative East End drag phenomenon gets its moment in this account of six years in the lives of its most celebrated performers: Jonny Woo, John Sizzle, Holestar, Scottee, Amber, Pia and Ma Butcher.

Extras: interviews with cast and crew, deleted scenes, character profiles, music videos, performances. Directed by Colin Rothbart.

94 minutes.

2015.

An Audience With Adrienne

Author: Adrian Howells | Reference: D2208

 This DVD is currently missing. The digital file can be viewed in the Study Room. The reference is EF5192.

Drawing on the popular entertainment form 'An Audience with …', Howells creates a performance in which an audience of around 25 is invited to share memories and experiences with his alter ego.

Blurred recording. 2006.

2 hours 36 minutes.

Adrienne at home

Author: Adrian Howells | Reference: D2202

This DVD is currently missing. The digital files can be viewed in the Study Room. Their references are EF5197, EF5198, EF5199, EF5200.

4 short videos. 2006. Includes:

Introduction 2:18

Sensitive Boy 1:10

Fatally Attracted (to colourful and glittery things) 3:20

poofter 3:03

Blak Queens Talking: It’s a Drag Thing

Author: Costantina Bush and Kaboobie | Reference: A0609

Kaboobie (visual and performance artist troy-anthony baylis) converses via email with Constantina Bush (actor and cabaret artist Kamahi Djordan King), they yarn about empowerment, the art of drag, the rocky road of glamour and querying queer, blak-ways.

Lost in Trans

Author: Dickie Beau | Digital Reference: EF5126

Video recordings of the performance presented as part an extensive programme curated by Lois Keidan and Aaron Wright (Live Art Development Agency) entitled “Just Like A Woman”, composed of lectures, performances, readings, installations, screenings, workshops and debates on performance of identity, is fully dedicated to the impact of performance on feminist histories and the contribution of artists to discourses around contemporary gender politics.  From the 19th edition of the City of Women (Mesto žensk) festival – 2-13 October 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia – entitled “Let's create a place for ourselves” on public space and politics.