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By Means of the Future

Artist/Author: Tim Etchells | Reference: A0882 | Type: Article

On Forced Entertainment, prediction, and the community of audience.

Not And I

Artist/Author: Reynir Hutber | Digital Reference: EF5331 | Type: Digital File

A short video derived from the photographs, rehearsal footage and other documentation of And I – a single channel eight-hour video of Marcia Farquhar speaking without edits of sustained pauses.

Part of LADA Screens 7.The film was availble online between 24 Feb and 9 March on the LADA Screens Channel.

Performing Britain

Reference: P4037 | Type: Publication

Newspaper published for the event originally scheduled for 29th March 2019 in Leeds.

A Ridiculous Look at the History of American Song

Artist/Author: Kelly Aliano | Reference: A0860 | Type: Article

On Taylor Mac: a 24-Decade History of Popular Music 

Linda Mary Montano: 14 Years of Living Art

Editor: Linda Mary Montano | Reference: P3900 | ISBN: 978-0983664758 | Type: Publication

A portable archive that features Montano’s journal writings during 1984-1998, 18 of her ecstatic tantric tales, 52 of her drawings, 119 photo documents related to her performances, 13 essays and interviews by art historians, curators and writers. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Performance art’s “master” Tehching Hsieh on the importance of isolation

Artist/Author: Bryony Stone | Reference: A0830 | Type: Article

An interview conducted at LADA’s new home in the Garrett Centre, Bethnal Green attempts to find out why the artist gave over his life to art.

Brgy. South Kensington

Artist/Author: Vittoria Bonifati, Jeth Reyes, Linda Rocco | Reference: P3551 | Type: Publication

Publication on the week-long, 24/7 durational performance art event which took place in a three-bedroom house, showcasing 10 international artists living and working together and live-streamed on Youtube.

Applying Performance: Live Art, Socially Engaged Theatre and Affective Practice

Artist/Author: Nicola Shaughnessy | Reference: P3535 | ISBN: 978-1349317059 | Type: Publication

Draws upon cognitive and affect theory to examine applications of contemporary performance practices in educational, social and community contexts. The writing is situated in the spaces between making and performance, exploring the processes of creating work defined variously as collaborative, participatory and socially engaged.

Drawn: Totems Footnotes Reflections

Artist/Author: Charlotte Wendy Law | Reference: P3423 | Type: Publication

Publication 'arrived' after participation in a six-day festival curated by  ]performance S p a c e[ in 2016.

Imagination and Potential: Cherophobia by Noëmi Lakmaier

Artist/Author: Mary Paterson | Reference: P3417 | ISBN: 978-0-9935611-4-6 | Type: Publication

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.

Shoot an Iraqi: Art, Life and Resistance Under the Gun

Artist/Author: Wafaa Bilal, Kari Lydersen | Reference: P3266 | ISBN: 978-0872864917 | Type: Publication

The project received overwhelming worldwide attention and spawned provocative online debates; ultimately, Bilal was named Chicago Tribune's Artist of the Year. Structured in two parallel narratives, the story of Bilal's life journey and his Domestic Tension experience, Shoot an Iraqi is for anyone who seeks insight into the current conflict in Iraq and for those fascinated by interactive art technologies and the ever-expanding world of online gaming. 

Purge

Artist/Author: Brian Lobel | Reference: P2984 | ISBN: 978-1783193295 | Type: Publication

In 2011, Brian Lobel played a brutal game of friendship maintenance: over 5 days in cafés in both London and Kuopio, Finland, Brian gave strangers one minute to decide which of his 1300 Facebook friends to keep or delete. Indluces the performance script, reflective essays, interviews  and angry emails. 

Marina Abramovic: the House with the Ocean View

Editor: Amy Gotzler | Reference: P2904 | ISBN: 978-8881584369 | Type: Publication

For 12 days in November 2002, Marina Abramovic lived on three open platforms in the Sean Kelly Gallery in New York. She did not eat or speak, nor did have any privacy: the rooms were open and spectators were even invited to observe the artist through a high-powered telescope. This volume presents documentation of The House With the Ocean View alongside essays by the artist, her gallerist Sean Kelly, art historian Thomas McEvilley, curator Chrissie Iles, Cindy Carr, RoseLee Goldberg and Peggy Phelan.

Immersive Theatres: Intimacy and Immediacy in Contemporary Performance

Artist/Author: Josephine Machon | Reference: P2866 | ISBN: 978-1137019837 | Type: Publication

Charting the rise of the immersive theatre phenomenon, this is the first survey of immersive theories and practices for students, scholars and practitioners of contemporary performance. It includes interviews with immersive artists and examines key topics such as site-specific performance and immersive technologies. 

Quizoola!

Artist/Author: Forced Entertainment | Reference: P2860 | Type: DVD

Part game, part improvisation, this unique 24-hour live experience pits alternating pairs of performers against one another as they test their opponents with an avalanche of questions.

Recording on a hard drive. 

Recorded 12-13 April 2013 at the Barbican; part of SPILL.

In a safe box.

One Morning In May - documentation

Artist/Author: Noëmi Lakmaier | Digital Reference: EF5182 | Type: Digital File

On Monday 28 May 2012, Noëmi Lakmaier undertook a slow and exhausting test of endurance – an attempt to crawl from Toynbee Studios towards ‘The Gherkin’.

Film: Hydar Dewachi. 14:39
 

Seven Women Standing in The Way

Artist/Author: Annika Ström | Digital Reference: EF5184 | Type: Digital File

Short film of the performance. Filmed at Duh? Art & Stupidity show at Focal Point Gallery, Southend on Sea, November 2015. 
3:11

13 Women

Artist/Author: Amanda Coogan | Digital Reference: EF5183 | Type: Digital File

Amanda Coogan collaborates with 13 performers to explores the Church Street disaster of 1913 and its parallel with contemporary Irish society.

The performance took place in the Hugh Lane Gallery over 12 hours. It was captured in this video using timelapse photography, the entire 12 hours resulting in a new 8 minute film.

Film: Paddy Cahill

Sound Design/Composition: Mike Glennon

One Year Performance 1981–1982

Artist/Author: Tehching Hsieh | Digital Reference: EF5176 | Type: Digital File

In his third one-year performance piece, from 26 September 1981 through 26 September 1982, Hsieh spent one year outside, not entering buildings or shelter of any sort, including cars, trains, airplanes, boats, or tents.

SD Video 31’ 15 video, colour, sound

Collective Actions: Audience Recollections from the First Five Years 1976-1981

Editor: Yelena Kalinsky | Reference: P2783 | ISBN: 978-0982409053 | Type: Publication

Active in Moscow since 1976, the Collective Actions group played a key role in the development of conceptual and performance art in the Soviet Union. Inspired by the work of John Cage, the organizers invited audiences to take part in minimal, outdoor actions in fields and forests on the edges of the city that explored the nature of the aesthetic event. The publication concentrates on the early period of field actions when the problems of documentation—how to capture and convey ephemeral action to non-participants—were just beginning to be considered.

Yingmei Duan: Performance & Performative Installation Art 1995-2013

Artist/Author: Jurgen Bernhard Kuck | Reference: P2415 | ISBN: 9783865416032 | Type: Publication

An overview of Yingmei Duan's performance and installation work since 1995.

Marina Abramovic Institute

Artist/Author: Marina Abramovic | Reference: P2406 | ISBN: 9788866481119 | Type: Publication

This volume, published in conjunction with the opening of the MAI – Marina Abramovic Institute for the Preservation of Performance Art – the only venue of its kind for the conservation, production and enjoyment of long-duration performances – is not only a celebration of the project, but also a summary of Abramovic's career

Brian Conolly, Artist’s Collection

Artist/Author: Brian Conolly | Digital Reference: EF5081 | Type: Digital File

Collection/selection of past works since 2000. Images, power point presentation, CV, biographic statement, review of market stall performance in Toronto by Natalie Loveless as part of International Festival of Performance. Power point presentation of images from 'In Place of Passing' project initiated by Conolly and facilitated by Beyond Etc.

Compilation

Artist/Author: Gob Squad | Reference: V0405 | Type: Video

Great Lengths: Seven Works of Marathon Theater

Artist/Author: Jonathan Kalb | Reference: P2113 | ISBN: 978-0472117956 | Type: Publication

Kalb weaves his impressive historical knowledge of theatre into detailed descriptions of marathon productions he has seen and studied.

Histories & Practices of Live art

Artist/Author: various,Deirdre Heddon, Jennie Klein, Beth Hoffmann, Roddy Holdge, Judit Bodor, Stephen Hodge, Cathy Turner, Dominic Johnson, Claire MacDonald | Editor: Deirdre Heddon, Jennie Klein | Reference: P2083 | ISBN: 978-0-230-22974-7 | Type: Publication

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

Swandown

Artist/Author: Andrew Kotting, Iain Sinclair | Reference: D2048 | ISBN: 978-0-9569-571-3-9 | Type: DVD

Swandown is a film-diary travelogue of two artists' journey on a swan-shaped pedalo through the English waterways.

The Bastille Dances

Artist/Author: Station House Opera | Reference: D2032 | Type: DVD

For short edited version see REF. D1898.

Black Market International – For Useful Knowledge and non-knowledge No.8

Artist/Author: Black Market International | Reference: P2065 | Type: Publication

Collection of documents – programmes, hand-outs, notes, articles – principally on the 8th edition of Black Market International presented at Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria, 2007. Blackmarket gathers 100 ideas and experiences presenting the mechanism of symbolic exchange. Two folders in box

Truth is Concrete – A 24/7 Marathon Camp on Artistic Strategies in Politics and Political Strategies

Reference: P2063 | Type: Publication

In September 2012 the “Truth is concrete”, 24/7 marathon camp took place. With around 300 lectures, panels, tactic talks, performances, concerts, films, workshops and a parallel, self-curated, spontaneous Open marathon, “Truth is concrete” created a 170-hour performative space for thinking and networking in the city of Graz, Austria. Two newspaper style programmes (different cover) in foder.

SPILL Study Boxes Study Room Guide

Artist/Author: Aaron Wright and Lois Keidan | Reference: P2012 | Type: Publication

Study Boxes contain hand picked selections of DVDs, books and other materials from the LADA Study Room around specific themes. Installed in Festival hubs and other locations, and curated in dialogue with partners, each Study Box can hold between four to ten items and can be used by audiences for a quick browse or a day-long study. After the events the Boxes are returned to the Study Room and listed in this Guide so that users can explore these themes and materials during their visit to the LADA Study Room.

The Artist is Present

Artist/Author: Marina Abramovic | Reference: D1895 | Type: DVD

Feature-length documentary film following Marina Abramovic as she prepares for a major retrospective of her work, taking place at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Performance Research: On Foot

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Carl Lavery and Nicolas Whybrow | Reference: P1911 | Type: Publication

Performance Research Journal edition concerning the foot. Articles featured: CARL LAVERY & NICOLAS WHYBROW Editorial 'Pas de deux' MARTIN WELTON Getting Things Off the Ground: Pedestrain Feelings ALEXANDER KELLY [artist's pages] The Distance Between Us ADRIAN KEAR Thinking Limping: Richard Maxwell's 'Neutral Hero' and the tragic impediment of contemporary theatre ESTHER PILKINGTON & MARTIN NACHBAR We Always Arrive in the Theatre on Foot: A walk to the theatre in sixteen steps and eighteen footnotes JOHN HALL Foot, Mouth and Ear: Some thoughts on prosody and performance MATTHEW GOULISH & LIN HIXSON On Foot Commonplace Book JASON GROVES Before the Law of Human Motor Functions: Walter Benjamin's poetics of the step KIFF BAMFORD Acconci's Pied-a-terre: Taking the archive for a walk STEPHEN HODGE 'Before I compose a piece, I walk around it several times, accompanied by myself' DEE HEDDON Turning 40: 40 Turns: Walking and friendship TOWNLEY AND BRADBY Conversations After Dark HAYDEN LORIMER Surfaces and Slopes MIKE PEARSON Warplands: Alkborough PERDITA PHILLIPS Walk 'til You Run Out of Water GREGG WHELAN Running Through a Field: Performance and humanness MARGARET AMES Memory, Identity and a Desire to Dance ADRIAN HOWELLS [artist's pages] Foot Washing for the Sole JOHANNES BIRRINGER The Un-Seeing Eyes of the Foot: In memoriam Kazuo Ohno SIMON PERSIGHETTI A Mis-Guide Walks to the Shoe Museum. This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964). This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Elmgreen & Dragset: Performances 1995-2011

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Anita Iannacchione | Reference: P1885 | ISBN: 978-3-86335-099-4 | Type: Publication

Showcases 43 performances and live works by Danish-Norwegian artist duo, marking the first time the artists’ practice is considered in depth from a performance perspective.

Einstein on the Beach Programme

Artist/Author: Robert Wilson and Philip Glass | Editor: Barbican | Reference: P1872 | Type: Publication

Official programme from Einstein at the Beach performed 4-13th May 2012 at the Barbican, London. Featuring conversation with Philip Glass and Margery Arent Safir, bio of Lucinda Childs and article entitled Christopher Knowles and the Structured Logic of Play written by Lauren DiGiulio. Contains text from the show and full list of biographies.

Brutal Silences: A Live Art Development Agency Study Room Guide on Live Art in Ireland

Artist/Author: Ann Maria Healy, Helena Walsh | Reference: P1661 | Type: Publication

A Study Room Guide featuring selected performances from eleven artists who interrogate and interrupt the silences that exist in Ireland.

Dust Passing

Artist/Author: Amanda Couch | Digital Reference: EF5019 | Type: Video

Spill National Platform 2009

It’d Pass the Time

Artist/Author: Katherine Fry | Digital Reference: EF5006 | Type: Digital File

From Fresh Air Platform 2010

Documentation Bank: Rajni Shah

Artist/Author: Rajni Shah | Digital Reference: DB0043 | Type: Digital File

Part of the ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’, documentation of key works, and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Documentation Bank: Station House Opera

Artist/Author: Station House Opera | Digital Reference: DB0049 | Type: Digital File

Part of the ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’, documentation of key works, and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Talking Heads: Rajni Shah

Artist/Author: Rajni Shah | Digital Reference: DB0044 | Type: Digital File

‘Talking Heads’ are short presentations by artists to camera about their practice and approaches to making. The ‘Talking Heads’ films are part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Talking Heads: Station House Opera

Artist/Author: Station House Opera | Digital Reference: DB0050 | Type: Digital File

‘Talking Heads’ are short presentations by artists to camera about their practice and approaches to making. The ‘Talking Heads’ films are part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.