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Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture

Artist/Author: Ed Morales | Reference: P3748 | ISBN: 9781784783198 | Type: Publication

Explains how Latinx political identities are tied to a long Latin American history of mestizaje—“mixedness” or “hybridity”—and that this border thinking is both a key to understanding bilingual, bicultural Latin cultures and politics and a challenge to America’s infamously black–white racial regime.

A Good Night Out for the Girls: Popular Feminisms in Contemporary Theatre and Performance

Artist/Author: Elaine Aston and Geraldine Harris | Reference: P2840 | ISBN: 978-1137518200 | Type: Publication

Moving across the boundaries of mainstream and experimental circuits, from the affective pleasures of commercially successful shows such as Calendar Girls and Mamma Mia! to the feminist possibilities of new burlesque and stand-up, this book offers a lucid and accessible account of popular feminisms in contemporary theatre and performance.

Blak Queens Talking: It’s a Drag Thing

Artist/Author: Costantina Bush and Kaboobie | Reference: A0609 | Type: Article

Kaboobie (visual and performance artist troy-anthony baylis) converses via email with Constantina Bush (actor and cabaret artist Kamahi Djordan King), they yarn about empowerment, the art of drag, the rocky road of glamour and querying queer, blak-ways.

There Is No Word For It (The (Trans) Mangina Monologues)

Artist/Author: Laura Bridgeman, Serge Nicholson | Digital Reference: EF5129 | Type: Digital File

Video documentation of a performance and publication project about the UK female to male transgender experience based on real life stories. Presented as part an extensive programme curated by Lois Keidan and Aaron Wright (Live Art Development Agency) entitled “Just Like A Woman”, composed of lectures, performances, readings, installations, screenings, workshops and debates on performance of identity, is fully dedicated to the impact of performance on feminist histories and the contribution of artists to discourses around contemporary gender politics.  From the 19th edition of the City of Women (Mesto žensk) festival – 2-13 October 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia – entitled “Let's create a place for ourselves” on public space and politics.

The Reenchantment of Art

Artist/Author: Suzi Gablik | Reference: P1893 | ISBN: 978-0-500-27689-1 | Type: Publication

Confronts the effects of modernism on society and proposes a remedy based on a redefinition of our art and culture.

Theatre & Audience

Artist/Author: Helen Freshwater | Editor: Jen Harvie and Dan Rebellato | Reference: P1237 | ISBN: 978-0-230-21028-8 | Type: Publication

What does theatre do for – and to – those who witness, watch, and participate in it?