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Selma Selman catalogue

Reference: P3133

A catalogue of one of the most important contemporary Roma artists: a comprehensive overview of her oeuvre and a concise insight into the complex questions of the life of ethnic minorities. In Slovenian, Roma and English.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Of Bridges & Borders: Vol. II

Reference: P3136 | ISBN: 978-3037642634

Anthropologists, writers, philosophers, artists, sociologists and architects from around the world voice their views of the challenges facing society today. The content ranges from anecdotes to complex research projects. In Spanish and English.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

The Contemporary, The Common: Art in a Globalizing World

Author: Chantal Pontbriand | Reference: P3131 | ISBN: 978-3943365481

*currently unavailable*

Examines themes of being-in-common in today's world and their relation to the development of art practices. As these practices are implemented, other ways of seeing, understanding, and making appear.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Precarious Lives: Waiting and Hope in Iran

Author: Shahram Khosravi | Reference: P3127 | ISBN: 978-0812248876

Attempts to reconcile the paradoxes of Iranians' everyday life in the first decade of the twenty-first century. 

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

What We Made: Conversations on Art and Social Cooperation

Author: Tom Finkelpearl | Reference: P3119 | ISBN: 978-0822352891

Examines the activist, participatory, coauthored aesthetic experiences being created in contemporary art.  In a series of fifteen conversations, artists comment on their experiences working cooperatively, joined at times by colleagues from related fields, including social policy, architecture, art history, urban planning, and new media.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Latifa Echakhch

Reference: P3114 | ISBN: 978-3037642009

The artist investigates cultural transfer and displaced identity through installation, sculpture, video and performance, culturally stereotyping artefacts such as flagpoles, Moroccan tea glasses and India ink in her art. Exhibition catalogue.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Seeing Power

Author: Nato Thompson | Reference: P3135 | ISBN: 978-1612190440

A fog of information and images has flooded the world: from advertising, television, radio and film to the information glut produced by the new economy. With the rise of social networking, contemporaries, peers and friends are all suddenly selling us the ultimate product: themselves. Thompson interrogates the implications of these developments for those dedicated to socially engaged art and activism. 

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

We Roma - a Critical Reader in Contemporary Art

Reference: P3112 | ISBN: 978-9077288160

Inquires into the contemporary moment through the lens of Roma artistic and intellectual practices, gathering knowledge from the Roma way of life.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Delaine Le Bas: Witch Hunt

Reference: P3129 | ISBN: 978-1900029315

Exhibition catalogue with documentation from the installations in Cardiff, Portsmouth, Derry, London and Berlin.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

‘Illegal’ Traveller: An Auto-Ethnography of Borders

Author: Shahram Khosravi | Reference: P3126 | ISBN: 978-0230336742

Explores the issue of borders and border crossing in the era of globalization and transnationalism, analyzing how the nation-state system regulates movements of people.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move

Author: Reece Jones | Reference: P3125 | ISBN: 978-1784784713

Jones travels the border regions of the world, documenting the billions of dollars spent on border security projects, and their dire consequences for the majority of the people in the world. 

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Acting Together Volume I: Resistance and Reconciliation in Regions of Violence

Reference: P3116 | ISBN: 978-0981559391

A series on Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict, describing peacebuilding performances in regions beset by violence and internal conflicts. The first volume emphasizes the role theatre and ritual play both in the midst and in the aftermath of direct violence.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Emily Jacir: Europa

Reference: P3123 | ISBN: 978-3791354842

This book focuses on this award-winning artist's relationship to Europe and the Mediterranean and explores how one relates to a particular place. Published to accompany exhibitions at the Whitechapel Gallery (Sept 2015 – Jan 2016) and IMMA (Oct-Dec 2016).Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Performance in Place of War

Author: James Thompson, Jenny Hughes and Michael Balfour | Reference: P3134 | ISBN: 978-1906497149

The book looks at theatre and performances that often occur quite literally as bombs are falling, as well as during times of ceasefire and in the aftermath of hostilities. Includes interviews with artists, short play extracts, and photographs.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

A Field Guide for Female Interrogators

Author: Coco Fusco | Reference: P3120 | ISBN: 978-1583227800

Combining an art project with critical commentary, Fusco addresses the role of women in the war on terror and explores how female sexuality is being used as a weapon against Islamic terrorists. Using details drawn from actual accounts of detainee treatment in US military prisons, Fusco conceives a field guide of instructional drawings that prompts questions regarding the moral dilemma of torture in general and the use of female sexuality specifically.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Critical Landscapes: Art, Space, Politics

Reference: P3132 | ISBN: 978-0520285491

One of the first comprehensive treatments of land use in contemporary art, the collection surveys the stakes and concerns of recent land-based practices, outlining the art historical contexts, methodological strategies, and geopolitical phenomena. 

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Nothing to Lose but Our Fear: Activism and Resistance in Dangerous Times

Author: Fiona Jeffries | Reference: P3124 | ISBN: 978-1783604142

Delivers a counter blow to the rampant culture of fear fuelled by the likes of CNN, Fox and the Daily Mail. Exploring contemporary and historical manifestations of this controlling force, the conversations in this collection go beyond just scrutinizing what constitutes rational versus irrational fear, or identifying ways in which human fears are manipulated by political players. They reveal how fear antagonizes and changes our subjectivity and, crucially, how the political use of fear has been resisted in different times and places, by different people across the globe.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Fiction Reconstructed: Eastern Europe, Post-Socialism & the Retro-Avant-Garde

Author: Marina Grzinic | Reference: P3122 | ISBN: 978-3852661537

A radical theorization of a particular (Eastern European) position / repoliticization, this book offers a very detailed inquiry into specific Post-Socialist art and media strategies.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Performative monuments: The rematerialisation of public art

Author: Mechtild Widrich | Reference: P3138 | ISBN: 978-0719095917

How did performance artists of the '60s and '70s, famous for their opposition both to lasting art and the political establishment, become the foremost monument builders of the '80s, '90s and today? This book argues that the centrality of performance to monuments and indeed public art in general rests not on its ephemerality or anti-authoritarian rhetoric, but on its power to build interpersonal bonds both personal and social.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

We are the Roma!: One Thousand Years of Discrimination

Author: Valeriu Nicolae | Reference: P3130 | ISBN: 978-0857420381

Nicolae, himself a Romanian Roma, gives voice to the Roma cause, offering a precise and candid look at their current situation.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal

Reference: P3025

The Guide features fourteen individual artists and two artist collectives working in the mediums of Live Art and performance around the topic of the maternal, who have all set out to make performance and/or Live Art work about their particular maternal experience.

Acting Together Volume II: Building Just and Inclusive Communities

Reference: P3117 | ISBN: 978-1613320006

A series on Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict, describing peacebuilding performances in regions beset by violence and internal conflicts. The second volume focuses on the transformative power of performance in regions fractured by “subtler” forms of structural violence and social exclusion.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).