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Earthlings : A Fanzine For Soil

Artist/Author: Melissa Thompson, Katherine McMahon, Hari Covert, Eileen Quashie, Ama Josephine Budge, Maria Puig de la Bella Casa, Dimitris Papadopoulos, Olly Edmonds Lauren Jane Sheerman, Gail Burton | Reference: P4216 | Type: Publication

This zine brings together writings and words from contributors who came together in the summer of 2018 at Bethnal Green Nature Reserve (BGNR) to think about and connect with soil.

Queer Ecologies at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

Artist/Author: Linden K Mcmahon | Reference: P4217 | Type: Publication

A booklet with information, event and workshop listings for Queer Ecologies at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park held in 2021.

Derek Jarman's Garden

Artist/Author: Derek Jarman, Howard Sooley | Reference: P4206 | ISBN: 978-0500016565 | Type: Publication

This book is Derek Jarman’s own record of how this garden evolved, from its earliest beginnings in 1986 to the last year of his life. More than 150 photographs taken since 1991 by his friend and photographer Howard Sooley capture the garden at all its different stages and at every season of the year. Photographs from all angles reveal the garden’s complex geometrical plan, its magical stone circles and its beautiful and bizarre sculptures. We also catch glimpses of Jarman’s life in Dungeness: walking, weeding, watering, or just enjoying life.

Art as We Don’t Know It

Editor: Erich Berger, Kasperi Mäki-Reinikka, Kira O’Reilly, Helena Sederholm | Reference: P4171 | ISBN: 978-952-60-8822-8 | Type: Publication

Art as We Don’t Know It showcases art and research that has grown and flourished within the wider network of both the Bioart Society and Biofilia during the previous decade. The book features a foreword by curator and art historian Mónica Bello, and a selection of peer-reviewed articles, personal accounts and interviews, artistic contributions and collaborative projects which illustrate the breadth and diversity of bioart.

La Sala 001: Institutions as Ecosystems

Artist/Author: Lucy Lopez, Alba Colomo | Reference: P4167 | Type: Publication

“(…) What could be good practice, in a moment like this? What is the art organisation needed for a no-future public? and what would a sustainable, feminist organisation look like?…”

The text was previously published in Who’s Art For? Art Workers Against Exploitation, edited by R-set/tools for cultural workers (Impasse) in collaboration with Rete al Femminile, postmedia books, 2019.

Edition 60/70

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

Artist/Author: Robin Wall Kimmerer | Reference: P4156 | ISBN: 978-0-141-99195-5 | Type: Publication

As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two ways of knowledge together.

 

Sustaining Great Art and Culture: Environmental Report 2018/19

Artist/Author: Arts Council England, Julie’s Bicycle | Digital Reference: EF5364 | Type: Digital File

A report celebrating the successes of arts and cultural organisations in acting on national and international climate targets.

Connect Create Change: Leading Collaborative Arts in Ireland

Editor: Create | Reference: P4066 | Type: Publication

Five year strategy by Create, Ireland for 2020-2025

Imaginative Bodies: Dialogues in Performance Practices

Artist/Author: Guy Cools | Editor: Lisa Marie Bowler | Reference: P4059 | ISBN: 978-9492095206 | Type: Publication

Reaffirms the central position of the body in various artistic practices through in-depth conversations with choreographers, composers, visual artists, hip hop artists, dramaturges, a light designer and a puppeteer.

Talking Dirty: Tongue First!: Recipes from the Mouth of the Thames

Editor: Claudia Lastra, Fran Gallardo, Elliot Haworth | Reference: P4048 | ISBN: 978-0992777692 | Type: Publication

A recipe book produced following a series of public events involving local South Essex foods, their source, preparation and consumption.

 

Dream Babes 2.0

Editor: Victoria Sin | Reference: P4043 | ISBN: 9781999642839 | Type: Publication

Zine focusing on the questions that speculative fiction can ask which are especially important now.

This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook

Editor: Extinction Rebellion | Reference: P3980 | ISBN: 978-0141991443 | Type: Publication

This is a book of truth and action. It has facts to arm you, stories to empower you, pages to fill in and pages to rip out, alongside instructions on how to rebel – from organising a roadblock to facing arrest.

Expecting the Earth: Life | Culture | Biosemiotics

Artist/Author: Wendy Wheeler | Reference: P3940 | ISBN: 9781910448670 | Type: Publication

Formulates a history and theory of biosemiotic and proto-biosemiotic thinking in order to open up new possibilities of contemporary social, philosophical, aesthetic and technological engagement.

Trans*Plant: My Disease is an Artistic Creation

Artist/Author: Quimera Rosa | Reference: P3936 | Type: Publication

Information on a new transdisciplinary project of plant / human / animal / machine hybridisation started in 2016. 

The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins

Artist/Author: Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing | Reference: P3918 | ISBN: 978-0691178325 | Type: Publication

Follows one of the strangest commodity chains of our times to explore the unexpected corners of capitalism.

Enacting Nature: Ecocritical Perspectives on Indigenous Performance

Editor: Birgit Däwes, Marc Maufort | Reference: P3903 | ISBN: 978-2875741462 | Type: Publication

Acknowledging that the future of humankind is global, this volume explores the multi-faceted semantics of ecology in contemporary Indigenous theater and performance.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Readings in Performance and Ecology

Editor: Wendy Arons and Theresa J. May | Reference: P3773 | ISBN: 978-1-137-46700-3 | Type: Publication

Focuses on how theatre, dance, and other forms of performance are helping to transform our ecological values. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Supercommunity: Diabolical Togetherness Beyond Contemporary Art

Editor: Julieta Aranda, Anton Vidokle, Brian Kuan Wood | Reference: P3749 | ISBN: 9781786633590 | Type: Publication

Invited to exhibit at the 56th Venice Biennale, e-flux journal produced a single issue over a four-month span, publishing an article a day both online and on site from Venice.

 

Epistemologies of the South: Justice against Epistemicide

Artist/Author: Boaventura De Sousa Santos | Reference: P3755 | ISBN: 978-161205545-9 | Type: Publication

Shows why cognitive injustice underlies all other dimensions; global social justice is not possible without global cognitive justice. 

Humankind: Solidarity with Non-Human People

Artist/Author: Timothy Morton | Reference: P3708 | ISBN: 978-1786631329 | Type: Publication

What is it that makes humans, human? As science and technology challenge the boundaries between life and non-life, between organic and inorganic, this ancient question is more timely than ever.

Indigenous Species

Artist/Author: Khairani Barokka | Reference: P3703 | ISBN: 978-1911284048

A young girl is abducted and smuggled aboard a boat bound upstream on an Indonesian river, through a landscape scarred by ecological destruction and historical greed. As her captors take her ever deeper into the jungle, her uncertain fate is compounded by the sense of her environment as a place of violence, destruction and jeopardy.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

When Species Meet

Artist/Author: Donna J. Haraway | Reference: P3658 | ISBN: 978-0816650460 | Type: Publication

Contemplates the interactions of humans with many kinds of critters, especially with those called domestic.

Antennae 10: A Decade of Art and the Non-Human 07-17

Editor: Giovanni Aloi | Reference: P3660 | ISBN: 978-9198385601 | Type: Publication

Since 2007, Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture has been the international reference point of the non-human turn in the visual arts. This volume gathers the richest interviews and the most thought-provoking essays featured over its forty installments thus far published.

Bioart Kitchen: Art, Feminism and Technoscience

Artist/Author: Lindsay Kelley | Reference: P3324 | ISBN: 978-1784534134 | Type: Publication

Explores a wide spectrum of seemingly unconnected subjects, which, when brought together, offer a more inclusive, expansive history of bioart, namely: home economics; the feminist art of the 1970s; tissue culture methodologies; domestic computing; and contemporary artistic engagements with biotechnology.

The Gluts: Complete Works

Artist/Author: The Gluts | Reference: D2081 | Type: DVD

Documenting The Gluts trip to Copenhagen during the COP 15 Climate Summit.

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

Not for Rent: Conversations with Creative Activists in the U.K.

Editor: Stacy Wakefield and Grrrt | Reference: P3310 | ISBN: 978-0971297296 | Type: Publication

Interviews with squatters, eco-activists, musicians, and anarchists of all kinds in England and Scotland.

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

Wir sind überall: weltweit. unwiderstehlich. antikapitalistisch

Editor: Notes from Nowhere | Reference: P3298 | ISBN: 978-3894015367 | Type: Publication

A book of stories, stories written by activists from the front lines of resistance against capitalism and economic globalization. In German; for the English version see P0424.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide: A Bi(bli)ography of Insurrectionary Imaginati by John Jordan (P0793) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

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

Oceanic Geographies: The fluid dramaturgy of Caridad Svich

Artist/Author: Kevin Brown | Editor: Richard Gough and Sam Trubridge | Reference: A0728 | Type: Article

Looking back on the experience of directing the world premiere of Svich's play at the University of Missouri.

Enmeshed bodies, impossible touch: the object-oriented world of Pina Bausch’s Café Müller

Artist/Author: João Florêncio | Editor: Richard Allen and Shaun May | Reference: A0726 | Type: Article

The addresses the nonhuman bodies of Café Müller and claim that Bausch’s piece resonates with the work of contemporary philosopher Graham Harman, in that it tries to go beyond human exceptionalism to present a world where all bodies, regardless of their perceived nature, are simultaneously tightly enmeshed together and inaccessible to one another.

Ritual Ride

Artist/Author: Steven Ounanian | Reference: D2215 | Type: DVD

Ritual Ride documents a 1,000 mile pilgrimage, from London to Findhorn Eco-Village and Spiritual community in Scotland. 36 minutes.

Bonus material: DOMINION – Christianity and the Environment, 10 mins.

Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts

Artist/Author: Mel Evans | Reference: P2872 | ISBN: 978-0745335889 | Type: Publication

Published on the fifth anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, Artwash is an intervention into the unsavoury role of the Big Oil company’s sponsorship of the arts in Britain.

Remote Performances in Nature and Architecture

Editor: Bruce Gilchrist, Jo Joelson, Tracey Warr | Reference: P2778 | ISBN: 978-1-4724-5391-4 | Type: Publication

This book explores the relationship between place and forms of thought and creative activity, relating Outlandia, an off-grid artists’ fieldstation, and the artists there, to the tradition of generative thinking and making structures that have included Goethe’s Gartenhaus in Weimar, Henry Thoreau’s cabin at Walden Pond and Dylan Thomas’s writing shack in Laugharne.

Petro-Subjectivity: De-Industrializing Our Sense of Self

Artist/Author: Brett Bloom | Reference: P2768 | ISBN: 978-1-4951-5922-0 | Type: Publication

This book is an investigation of how the use of petroleum, in every aspect of our lives, limits our capacities to think about surviving climate breakdown, and how it shapes the things we do and inhibits our capacities to think future ways out of it. Pocket-size book.

Rambles with Nature

Artist/Author: Sheila Ghelani | Reference: P2763 | Type: Publication

This book explores the hedgerow from many different angles, through many different art-forms and with many different collaborators. Includes writing by Lucy Cash, Maddy Costa, Mary Paterson, Rajni Shah, Sue Palmer. Illustrations by Mel Sheppard. Pocket-size book in large folder.

Playing for Time: Making Art as if the World Mattered

Artist/Author: Lucy Neal | Reference: P2727 | ISBN: 9781783191864 | Type: Publication

This publication explores the pivotal role artists play in re-thinking the future; re-inventing and re-imagining our world at a time of systemic change and uncertainty. This book identifies collaborative arts practices emerging in response to planetary challenges, reclaiming a traditional role for artists in the community as truth-tellers and agents of change.

Landing Stages - Selections from the Ashden Directory

Editor: Wallace Heim and Eleanor Margolies | Reference: P2716 | ISBN: 978-0-992950613 | Type: Publication

A collection of writings and photographs on performance and ecology providing a comprehensive catalogue of the productions and companies developing this field.

Performance and the Writing Life: A Conversation with Bonnie Marranca

Artist/Author: Claire MacDonald | Reference: A0585 | Type: Article

This interview explores connections within editor Bonnie Marranca’s work and considers the way in which it has developed in conversation with artists in and around New York.

Sideways

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P2593 | Type: Publication

Itinerary map of Sideways festival organised as a 4 week expedition through Belgium, from West to East, between August 17th and September 17th 2012.

The Ethics of Art: Ecological Turns in the Performing Arts

Editor: Guy Cools, Pascal Gielen | Reference: P2530 | ISBN: 9789078088875 | Type: Publication

This publication explores the growing ethical consciousness within the artistic community, as it relates to art’s production and distribution mechanisms.

Examined Life - Philosophy in the Streets

Artist/Author: Astra Taylor | Reference: D2144 | Type: DVD

Examined Life explores the way we see the world and philosophy’s ability to influence it

The Red Stables Summer School

Editor: Sean O' Sullivan | Reference: P2160 | ISBN: 978-0-9554281-8-0 | Type: Publication

100 Califlowers

Artist/Author: Kerry Morrison | Reference: D1935 | Type: DVD

Documentation of a public art project on the Greenwich Peninsula, created by artist Kerry Morrison in collaboration with local residents, schoolchildren and their families, as part of Stream’s Peninsula programme of commissions.