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Black Performance Theory

Editor: Thomas F. DeFrantz and Anita Gonzalez | Reference: P4026 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-5616-5 | Type: Publication

Considering how blackness is imagined in and through performance, the contributors address topics including flight as a persistent theme in African American aesthetics, the circulation of minstrel tropes in Liverpool and in Afro-Mexican settlements in Oaxaca, and the reach of hip-hop politics as people around the world embrace the music and dance.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
 

In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives

Artist/Author: Judith Halberstam | Reference: P3719 | ISBN: 978-0814735855 | Type: Publication

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)

Mesearch and the Performing Body

Artist/Author: Mark Edward | Reference: P3627 | ISBN: 978-3-319-69997-4 | Type: Publication

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.

reshaping space: focusing time

Artist/Author: Susan Kozel | Reference: A0815 | Type: Article

On Multimediales, at ZKM, Germany. 

Nipples! I have no Nipples!

Artist/Author: Pam Patterson | Reference: D2270 | Type: DVD

On brest cancer and resistance.

Part of PSI 12.

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

The Concrete Body: Yvonne Rainer, Carolee Schneemann, Vito Acconci

Artist/Author: Elise Archias | Reference: P3174 | ISBN: 978-0300217971 | Type: Publication

Offering an incisive rejoinder to traditional histories of modernism and postmodernism, this book examines the 1960s performance work of three New York artists who adapted modernist approaches to form for the medium of the human body. 

The Structure of War

Artist/Author: Veronica Cordova de la Rosa | Reference: P3075 | Type: Publication

Transcript from a performance; Live Art and Performance Art sessions, School of Arts, Oxford Brookes University

Feminist Art and the Maternal

Artist/Author: Andrea Liss | Reference: P3035 | ISBN: 978-0816646234 | Type: Publication

The first work to critically examine the dilemmas and promises of representing feminist motherhood in contemporary art and visual culture.

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

Theatre and Mind

Artist/Author: Professor Bruce McConachie | Reference: P3008 | ISBN: 978-0230275836

All performance depends upon our abilities to create, perceive, remember, imagine and empathize. This book provides an introduction to the evolutionary and cognitive foundations of theatrical performing and spectating and argues that this scientific perspective challenges some of the major assumptions about what takes place in the theatre. 

Theatre and History

Artist/Author: Rebecca Schneider | Reference: P3017 | ISBN: 978-0230246614 | Type: Publication

This provocative book meets the supposedly 'live' practices of performance and the 'no-longer-live' historical past at their own dangerous crossroads. Focussing on the 'and' of the title, it addresses the tangled relations between the terms, practices, ideas, and aims embedded in these compatriot – but often oppositional – arts and acts of time.

BODY

Editor: Anthony Bond | Reference: P2896 | ISBN: 9780958720601 | Type: Publication

Published to coincide with the 1997 showing at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, of works featuring nudes by around 100 modern and contemporary artists. Includes essays, artists' bios, bibliography.

Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

Artist/Author: Uri McMillan | Reference: P2837 | ISBN: 978-1479852475 | Type: Publication

Tracing a dynamic genealogy of performance from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, Uri McMillan contends that black women artists practiced a purposeful self- objectification, transforming themselves into art objects.

Monica Ross: An Act of Memory

Artist/Author: Lois Keidan | Reference: A0632 | Type: Article

Lois Keidan discusses “Anniversary – an act of memory”, Monica Ross’s most recent series of work that took the form of a series of recitations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) from 2005 until her death in 2013. of Acts of Memory. 

Monica Ross: A Symposium

Artist/Author: Amy Tobin | Reference: A0631 | Type: Article

The author reflects on the “Monica Ross: A Symposium” that took place at the British Library, London, on Friday 28 November 2014, in celebration of the institution’s acquisition of Ross’s digital archive.

Études Irlandaises – Suppressed Voices: The Suffering and Silencing of Irish Institutional Abuse Sur

Artist/Author: Kate Antosik-Parsons | Reference: P2545 | ISBN: 978-2-7535-3449-0 | Type: Publication

This essay extracted from Études Irlandaises (n° 39-1) examines “Redress” (2010-2012), a series of performances by artist Áine Phillips that interrogate the legacy of abuse perpetrated in Irish residential institutions in the 20th century.

Adrian Piper: Race, Gender and Embodiment

Artist/Author: John P. Bowles | Reference: P2396 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-4920-4 | Type: Publication

Adrian Piper's Mythic Being performances critically engaged wtih popular representations of race, gender, sexuality and class; confronting viewers and forcing them to reconsider assumptions about the social construction of identity. An in-depth analysis of Piper's work.

The Operature

Artist/Author: Atomical Theatres of Mixed reality | Reference: P2316 | Type: Publication

An exchange between the live body and ubiquitously distributed data-driven systems

Interactive Art and Embodiment: the implicit body as performance

Artist/Author: Nathaniel Stern | Reference: P2231 | ISBN: 9781780240091 | Type: Publication

Artist’s introduction to new media practice and its implicit body of performance

Entangled - Technology and the Transformation of Performance

Artist/Author: Chris Salter | Reference: P1438 | ISBN: 9780262195881 | Type: Publication

Foreword by Peter Sellars

Mourning Sex: Perfroming Public Memories

Artist/Author: Peggy Phelan | Reference: P0128 | ISBN: 0 415 14759 X | Type: Publication

Considers what sustained attention to the affective force of trauma might yield for critical theory.