Documentation of the evening which featured a screening of short films and performance documentation by artists working around ritual, performance and queer futurity.
Catalogue of the 7th Art of Encounter, focuses on anagrammatic encounters. 4/10-26/10 2018.
In german and English.
Artists from the Tempting Failure 2018 festival, photographed on an instant camera in the moments after their performance.
Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey presents the first critical overview of this major artist’s work. It demonstrates how Athey foresaw and precipitated the central place afforded they body and identity politics in art and critical theory in the 1990s and beyond.
The first major survey of the artist’s interdisciplinary practices. Bringing together newly commissioned and other writings by major thinkers in and beyond visual and performance studies, and extensive documentation of the artist’s work from two decades of practice, it navigates through and between performance, biotechnical practices, image-making, and writing.
A specially filmed conversation between Ron Athey and writer Jennifer Doyle. Filmed in LA for LADA Screens by Brittany Neimeth.
Part of LADA Screens 6.
Documentation of the 12 hour group performance in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin in May 2016. Part of LADA Screens.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
A short video derived from the photographs, rehearsal footage and other documentation of And I – a single channel eight-hour video of Marcia Farquhar speaking without edits of sustained pauses.
Part of LADA Screens 7.The film was availble online between 24 Feb and 9 March on the LADA Screens Channel.
Super 8 film was made at the Festival de l’Etrange, Vidéotheque de Paris. Produced by Homemade FIlms.
Part of LADA Screens 6.
A one-off 30 performance produced in relation to Teching Hsieh's Outdoor film. Part of LADA Screens 4.
In his third one-year performance piece, from 26 September 1981 through 26 September 1982, Hsieh spent one year outside, not entering buildings or shelter of any sort, including cars, trains, airplanes, boats, or tents.
This video was part of LADA Screens, and was available online between 12 and 26 October 2015.
The artist lies motionless for five hours in a glass container that he shares with a colony of ants.
Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.
Exhibition catalogue; Summerhall, 2/8 – 24/9 2017.
Includes documentation of:
– Someting Tender
– 3 : 3: 3
– For Always
Third issue of the online and printed zine about relationships and configurations in which one person is still while others are not.
Brings together a variety of essays, photographs and archival materials and on the history of early performance art in East Asia. The publication will include texts by An invaluable new research tool, the publication is available free at events and online.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
The first book to explore the various ways the human body has been both an inspiration and a medium for artists over hundreds of thousands of years.
For the 11th edition of DRAF Curators’ Series, guest curator Victor Wang 王宗孚 launches the Institute of Asian Performance Art (IAPA), an international network to deepen the awareness and understanding of the history of early performance art in Japan, Korea, China and Taiwan.
Archive and essay on the artistic exploration of exorcism. Includes a dissertation, CDs, DVDs, and objects.
In the glass cabinet.
A unique insight into the relationship between Abramovic’s biography and artistic work.
Nigel Spivey takes on one of the greatest taboos in Western culture in this original work of cultural history: why is so much pain depicted in the art of the West?
Analyzes the cultural work of spectacular suffering in late-medieval France and the twenty-first century, reading recent dramatizations of torture and performances of self-mutilating conceptual art against late-medieval saint plays.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
A new collection of images and texts depicting the artist's recent activities and project with Live Art Bistro, East Street Arts and Leeds Beckett University.
An interview conducted at LADA’s new home in the Garrett Centre, Bethnal Green attempts to find out why the artist gave over his life to art.
A genuine, humorous, and powerful reflection on love, life, death, and “fighting sickness with sickness.” Edited and compiled by Sheree Rose and Rhiannon Aarons.
The first book bringing together writing and documentation on Martin O’Brien and marking ten years of his work.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
A monograph produced and designed in close collaboration with the artist; forms a personal scrapbook of her life and influences, ranging from Buddhism, the aboriginals of Australia and religious iconography, to Western artists such as Joseph Beuys.
Post-event hard cover catalogue documenting the exhibition and live performances presented at the III Venice International Performance Art Week. 10-17 December 2016.
Because of Love tells the story of the artist’s childhood in Italy in an orphanage and at the hands of his abusive family, his journey to London as a young man, his return to Italy many years later as an accomplished artist, and, in between, the story of his life and loves and his becoming an artist.
A anguage, a tool to articulate a series of ideas: how outrage and prejudices can be performed; perceptions of the savage and barbaric heathens; tribal nuances and thinking about the Paris of the 1920s as a site of inequality; the spate of negrophilia there; how a change of circumstance for women was reinforced by the war; cultural diversity and tolerance; exoticism and anti-colonial; therefore, transgressive behaviours.
The artist's body is spit on and punished by an indigenous Guatemalan woman.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041)
Explores the proposition presented by the incredible task of suspending a body from helium balloons, the relationship between the performer and the space, the object and the viewer, the possible and the impossible.
Exhibition catalogue. Biennale Arte 2017, 57th International Art Exhibition – Viva Arte Viva. 13 May – 26 November 2017.
Programme for a 12-hour live art and video event at Kilmainham Gaol, responding to the iconic historical associations with the 1916 Rising. Curated by Niamh Murphy and Áine Phillips.
An email conversation between a noted poet.walker and a noted performance.walker about being temporarily prevented from walking ‘normally’ by illness/surgery. Their reflections cover cultural perceptions and personal values associated with walking, personal anecdotes, philosophical reflection, practices for daily-life and an alphabet of falling.
Collects theoretical dramas written by some of the leading scholars and artists of the contemporary stage. These dialogues, prose poems, and microfictions describe imaginary performance events that explore what might be possible and impossible in the theatre.
Book published in conjunction with the eponymous exhibition at Moderna Museet, Stockholm (February-May 2017), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek (June-October 2-17) and Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn (April-August 2018).
An artist book which samples his performance and art practices over 14 years, with text by Victoria Wynne-Jones, Mark Amery and Gradon Diprose.
Comprehensive overview of China's performance art in 2015. Includes essays, five case studies and information on over 100 artists. In Mandarin.
An artist book reinterpreting a range of approaches to thinking and making that Emanuele and Burgoyne enacted through collaboration and collective process. The book evolved from a residency and exhibition at the Centre for Recent Drawing in 2015.
Review of Athey's Messianic Remains at the Performance studies International symposium.
A durational piece which seeks to articulate politics surrounding the viewing of the female body, engendered roles and labour.
Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).
LADA screening programme for In Pursuit of Pain, a Wellcome Collection Friday Late Spectacular.
Bob Flanagan: Cystic Fibrosis Song (1977)
Cassils: Inextinguishable Fire (2015)
Wafaa Bilal: Shoot an Iraqi (2007)
Oleg Kulik: Dog House
Orlan: Succesful Operation (1990)
Marina Abramovic: On Rhythm 0 (2013)
Ron Athey: Ron’s Story (2001)
Rocio Boliver: Times Go By and I Can’t Forget You