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Performance in Contemporary Art

Artist/Author: Catherine Wood | Reference: P3651 | ISBN: 978-1-84976-311-0 | Type: Publication

Proposes that performance is not a genre of art separate from object making but rather an attitude that has infiltrated the entire terrain of contemporary art. 

Zona 3 festival catalogue

Editor: Ileana Pintilie | Reference: P3517 | Type: Publication

Festival catalogue, 14-16 October 1999, Timisoara. In Romanian and English.

Points East conference papers

Editor: Christopher Carrell, Jekaterina Young, Domnic d'Angelo, Diana Mutimer | Reference: P3471 | Type: Publication

Papers from the conference, held in Glasgow in December 1990. The conference addressed the implications for the arts of the political and economic changes in Eastern Europe.

Politics of affection and uneasiness

Artist/Author: Bojana Kunst | Reference: A0746 | Type: Article

From the Dance and Politics edition.  In Slovenian and English.

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

Valid until…

Artist/Author: Elena Marchevska | Reference: D2222 | Type: DVD

An in-depth research on the theme of borders and motherhood.

Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).

Czech Performance Art: Film and Video, 1956–1989

Editor: Pavlína Morganova, Terezie Nekvindova, Slava Sobotovicova | Reference: D2213 | Type: DVD

Rare visual records of interventions, performance pieces and happenings from the period before 1989. 

3h 14min

See also: Czech Action Art – Happenings, Actions, Events, Land Art, Body Art and Performance Art Behind the Iron Curtain (P2959).

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

Czech Action Art

Artist/Author: Pavlina Morganova | Reference: P2959 | ISBN: 978-8024623177 | Type: Publication

Happenings, Actions, Events, Land Art, Body Art and Performance Art Behind the Iron Curtain 

Action Art, similar to performance art but not requiring an audience, emerged out of the political and social turmoil of the 1960s. Until now this movement has received little critical attention, as the Iron Curtain prevented its dissemination to an international audience.

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

Performing the East: Performance Art in Russia, Latvia and Poland Since 1980

Artist/Author: Amy Bryzgel | Reference: P2653 | ISBN: 978-1848859487 | Type: Publication

A book of case studies of performance art in Eastern Europe.

Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship

Artist/Author: Claire Bishop | Reference: P2127 | ISBN: 978-1-84467-690-3 | Type: Publication

Artificial Hells is the first historical and theoretical overview of socially engaged participatory art, known in the US as ‘social practice’. Claire Bishop follows the trajectory of twentieth-century art and examines key moments in the development of a participatory aesthetic. The itinerary takes in Futurism and Dada; the Situationist International; Happenings in Eastern Europe, Argentina and Paris; the 1970s Community Arts Movement; and the Artists Placement Group.

The Subversive Imagination: Artists, Society, and Responsibility

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Carol Becker | Reference: P1904 | ISBN: 0-415-90592-3 | Type: Publication

Professional writers, artists and cultural critics from around the world offer their views on the issue of the artist’s responsibility to society. Contributors: Page duBois, Ewa Kuryluk, Kathy Acker, Elizam Escobar, Martha Rosler, Eva Hauser,Coco Fusco, Carol Becker, Felipe Ehrenberg, Njabulo S. Ndebele, Michael Eric Dyson, Salman Rushdie / Ahmad Sadri, Henry A. Giroux, Guillermo Gomez-Pena and B. Ruby Rich

IMAF 2007, 9th International Multimedial Art Festival

Reference: D1782 | Type: DVD

Notes for use: when watching on DVD screens, navigate the on-screen menu to view performances, photographs, press, and sponsor logos, using DVD controller.

When Marina Abramovic Dies

Artist/Author: James Westcott | Reference: P1465 | ISBN: 97802622323623 | Type: Publication

Umelec Vol 1

Reference: P1202 | Type: Publication

Art magazine devoted to current visual culture in the Czech Republic. English version.

Umelec Volume 4

Reference: P1203 | Type: Publication

Art magazine devoted to current visual culture in the Czech Republic. English version.

Body and The East - From 1960s to the Present

Artist/Author: Zdenka Badovinac | Editor: Mika Briski | Reference: P0854 | ISBN: 961-206-019-3 | Type: Publication

Includes essays on eighty artists from fourteen countries and discuss the tradition of an art form that emerged during socialism in cultural centers such as Prague, Belgrade, Ljubljana, Warsaw, and Zagreb. In English and Slovenian. Published for the exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in Ljubljana.

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

The Erased: Organized Innocence and the Politics of Exclusion

Artist/Author: Jasminka Dedic, and Vlasta Jalusic and Jelka Zorn | Reference: P0742 | ISBN: 9789616455169 | Type: Publication

Book about the erasure of tens of thousands of people from the register of permanent residents, which took place after Slovenia gained independence.

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

 

Interrogation Machine: Laibach and NSK

Artist/Author: Alexei Monroe | Editor: Slavoj Zizek | Reference: P0716 | ISBN: 0-262-63315-9 | Type: Publication