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LADA Screens: Selina Bonelli artist discussion

Digital Reference: EF5369 | Type: Digital File

Audio of the artist in discussion with Jospeh Morgan Scholfield. Event held on 13 February 2020.

Art for Animals: Visual Culture and Animal Advocacy, 1870-1914

Artist/Author: J. Keri Cronin | Reference: P4044 | ISBN: 978-0271080109 | Type: Publication

Explores the early history of animal rights through the images and the people who harnessed their power. 

21st Century Folk Art: Social Art and/as Research

Artist/Author: Lucy Wright | Reference: P4033 | ISBN: 978-1913309022 | Type: Publication

Documenting more than seven years of social practice and research by Lucy Wright.

Paradise Rot: A Novel

Artist/Author: Jenny Hval | Reference: P3750 | ISBN: 9781786633835 | Type: Publication

A lyrical debut novel from a musician and artist renowned for her sharp sexual and political imagery.

By Our Selves

Artist/Author: Andrew Kötting | Reference: D2306 | Type: DVD

Documents a four-day walk made by the English Poet John Clare. Toby Jones, Iain Sinclair and a Straw Bear follow in his footsteps exactly 150 years after his death. En route they bump into Macgillivray, Dr Simon Kovesi and the wizard Alan Moore. Meantime the journey is narrated by Toby’s father Freddie, a maverick actor who featured in numerous David Lynch films. 

83 mins.
 

The Day of the Duck

Artist/Author: Helen Stratford & Lawrence Bradby | Reference: P3683 | ISBN: 9780993337338 | Type: Publication

Explores Englishness, pseudo public space and what it is to be considered an unwelcome migratory visitor in contemporary Britain through the eyes of a particularly pesky Muscovy duck.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Rhodes Must Fall: The Struggle to Decolonise the Racist Heart of Empire

Artist/Author: Rhodes Must Fall Movement Oxford | Editor: Brian Kwoba, Rose Chantiluke, Athinangamso Nkopo | Reference: P3620 | ISBN: 978-1786993908 | Type: Publication

When students at Oxford University called for a statue of Cecil Rhodes to be removed, following similar calls by students in Cape Town, the significance of these protests was felt across continents. This was not simply about tearing down an outward symbol of British imperialism – a monument glorifying a colonial conqueror – but about confronting the toxic inheritance of the past, and challenging the continued underrepresentation of people of colour at universities.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The Naked Civil Servant

Artist/Author: Quentin Crisp | Reference: P3567 | ISBN: 978-0006540441 | Type: Publication

In this autobiography, Crisp describes his unhappy childhood and the stresses of adolescence that led him to London. There in bedsits and cafes he found a world of brutality and comedy, of shortlived jobs and precarious relationships.

Assuming Boycott: Resistance, Agency and Cultural Production

Editor: Kareem Estefan, Carin Kuoni and Laura Raicovich | Reference: P3407 | ISBN: 978-1944869434 | Type: Publication

The essential reader for today's creative leaders and cultural practitioners, including original contributions by artists, scholars, activists, critics, curators and writers who examine the historical precedent of South Africa; the current cultural boycott of Israel; freedom of speech and self-censorship; and long-distance activism. It is about consequences and causes of cultural boycott.

My Neck Of The Woods

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: D2238 | Type: DVD

A live documentary made in collaboration with a group of young people, set on the streets of Manchester. To take part you go online and choose from 3 people's streams. 

Performance in Place of War

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

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).
 

The Pennine Way: The Legs That Made Us

Editor: Tamara Ashley and Simone Kenyon | Reference: P2973 | ISBN: 9780954907310 | Type: Publication

In the summer of 2006, the two artists travelled across the Pennine Way creating a choreographic pathway – a shared journey and celebration of walking as dance and dancer as traveller.

The Origins of Totalitarianism

Artist/Author: Hannah Arendt | Reference: P2842 | ISBN: 978-0156701532 | Type: Publication

Arendt provides a historical account of the forces that crystallized into totalitarianism. The ebb and flow of nineteenth-century anti-Semitism (she deemed the Dreyfus Affair a dress rehearsal for the Final Solution) and the rise of European imperialism, accompanied by the invention of racism as the only possible rationalization for it. 

Lament

Artist/Author: Richard Ashrowan | Reference: P2492 | ISBN: 978056172808 | Type: Publication

Richard Ashrowan considers the geopoetics of the Anglo/Scots borderline, travelling to several points on the border and beginning a meditation into the meanings that might be revealed within its landscape

My Book, The east London Coelacanth, Sometimes Called, Troubled Waters, the Story of British Sea Pow

Artist/Author: Jimmie Durham | Reference: P2031 | ISBN: 09052633911870699122 | Type: Publication

In this book Durham looks at Englishness posing the question “who are you?” to the (presumed English) reader. Personal photographs mixed with conversation-like texts. Limited prin, signed by the artist.

Faceless

Artist/Author: Manu Luksch | Reference: D1802 | Type: DVD

Uses recording from these cameras to construct a strange yet plausible world.

Mechanical Operations in Cambourne

Artist/Author: Helen Stratford, Lawrence Brady | Reference: P1662 | Type: Publication

Artist book: describes the measured environment of the newly built village of Cambourne through a series of drawings and pseudoscientific reports.

Exodus

Artist/Author: Penny Woolcock | Reference: D0990 | ISBN: 5-060103-791149 | Type: DVD

Approximately 106 mins.Also featuring Waste Man, a 25m burning sculpture by Antony Gormley

Survival

Artist/Author: Orion Maxted & Al Paldrok | Reference: P1008 | Type: Publication

A DIY project which involved the group surviving 6 days in the wilderness of London and the South Downs.

Live From the Vinyl Junkyard: The Ultimate Mix

Editor: Bryan Biggs, Colin Fallows and Jonathan Hitchen | Reference: P0192 | Type: Publication

Documents a series of Bluecoat live art commissions presented in Liverpool 1996-7. Includes picture disk.

TV Swansong

Editor: Karen Guthrie and Nina Pope | Reference: P0329 | ISBN: 1-873352-58-1 | Type: Publication

8 artists participate in a cross-media project about television

Focus Live Art

Artist/Author: Lois Keidan and Daniel Brine | Reference: P0248 | Type: Publication

On the challenges facing policy and provision for Live Art in England.