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Sustaining Great Art and Culture: Environmental Report 2018/19

Artist/Author: Arts Council England, Julie’s Bicycle | Digital Reference: EF5364 | Type: Digital File

A report celebrating the successes of arts and cultural organisations in acting on national and international climate targets.

Zine / poetry collection

Artist/Author: Linden Katherine McMahon | Reference: P4097 | Type: Publication

Includes: Pride (poem), Alter treego (poem), Fat Kid Manifesto (poem, extract from Fat Kid Running), Daring the City to Fall into it (poems + a short story), No guilt in Pleasure (zine)

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

Artist/Author: Greta Thunberg | Reference: P4057 | ISBN: 978-0141991740 | Type: Publication

The book brings Greta in her own words, collecting her speeches that have made history.

So Real It Hurts

Artist/Author: Lydia Lunch | Reference: P4050 | ISBN: 978-1-60980-943-0 | Type: Publication

Through personal essays, interviews, and poetic verse, punk musician and cultural icon Lydia Lunch claws and rakes at the reader's conscience in this powerful, uninhibited feminist collection.

Birthmark

Artist/Author: Liberate Tate | Digital Reference: EF5333 | Type: Digital File

A film documenting the unsanctioned live performance in Tate Britain: in the run up to the international climate talks in Paris as the artists invited Tate to reconsider their sponsorship deal with BP, and to begin to erase this scar from their skin.

Part of LADA Screens 9. The film was availble online between 30 April ­and 13 May 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel.

The Crossing of Innumerable Paths

Artist/Author: Guy Brett | Reference: P4049 | ISBN: 978-1-909932-531 | Type: Publication

The fourteen essays bringing together a unique gathering of artists, many of whome make works which arise out of responses to the situation or the environment in which they find themselves.

The Gluts Go To Copenhagen

Artist/Author: The Gluts | Digital Reference: EF5329 | Type: Digital File

A short documentary made during a climate change summit, COP15, which took place in Copenhagen in December 2009.

This video was part of LADA Screens, and was available online from 30 November 2015 to 13 December 2015.

HD Video, 37 minutes.

The presence of absence: Beyond the “great goddess” in Ana Mendieta’s Silueta Series

Artist/Author: Ellen Tepfer | Reference: A0880 | Type: Article

On Mendieta's late 70s series, in which the artist trekked into the woods and marked the outlines of her body agains the earth.

Talking Dirty: Tongue First!: Recipes from the Mouth of the Thames

Editor: Claudia Lastra, Fran Gallardo, Elliot Haworth | Reference: P4048 | ISBN: 978-0992777692 | Type: Publication

A recipe book produced following a series of public events involving local South Essex foods, their source, preparation and consumption.

 

Arts of the Working Class: the Americas Issue

Editor: Elizabeth Otto, The Winter Office | Reference: P4038 | Type: Publication

The 7th issue of the newspaper is the first one to focus on a region; it commits to reconsidering Americas colonial stories and their marks on its present global condition. In multiple languages.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Expecting the Earth: Life | Culture | Biosemiotics

Artist/Author: Wendy Wheeler | Reference: P3940 | ISBN: 9781910448670 | Type: Publication

Formulates a history and theory of biosemiotic and proto-biosemiotic thinking in order to open up new possibilities of contemporary social, philosophical, aesthetic and technological engagement. 

Animal Justice Court: Annual Review 2018

Artist/Author: Jack Tan | Reference: P3942 | Type: Publication

Accompanies the performance and exhibition Four Legs Good, Compass Festival, 17-25 November 2018.

Enacting Nature: Ecocritical Perspectives on Indigenous Performance

Editor: Birgit Däwes, Marc Maufort | Reference: P3903 | ISBN: 978-2875741462 | Type: Publication

Acknowledging that the future of humankind is global, this volume explores the multi-faceted semantics of ecology in contemporary Indigenous theater and performance. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Readings in Performance and Ecology

Editor: Wendy Arons and Theresa J. May | Reference: P3773 | ISBN: 978-1-137-46700-3 | Type: Publication

Focuses on how theatre, dance, and other forms of performance are helping to transform our ecological values. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Strange Natures: Futurity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination

Artist/Author: Nicole Seymour | Reference: P3762 | ISBN: 9780252079160 | Type: Publication

Reveals a tradition of queer environmentalism in contemporary literature and film from the Americas. 

The Stage Lives of Animals

Artist/Author: Una Chaudhuri | Reference: P3763 | ISBN: 978-1138818477 | Type: Publication

Examines what it might mean to make theatre beyond the human.

Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect

Artist/Author: Mel Y. Chen | Reference: P3760 | ISBN: 978-0822352723 | Type: Publication

Draws on recent debates about sexuality, race, and affect to examine how matter that is considered insensate, immobile, or deathly animates cultural lives.

The People Will Possess The Wind

Artist/Author: Artists4Corbyn | Reference: P3753 | Type: Publication

In September 2018, during Labour Party conference in Liverpool, a group activists set sail for the Burbo Bank wind farm on board the good ship Discovery; this is the account of their adventures.

Indigenous Species

Artist/Author: Khairani Barokka | Reference: P3703 | ISBN: 978-1911284048

A young girl is abducted and smuggled aboard a boat bound upstream on an Indonesian river, through a landscape scarred by ecological destruction and historical greed. As her captors take her ever deeper into the jungle, her uncertain fate is compounded by the sense of her environment as a place of violence, destruction and jeopardy.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Antennae 10: A Decade of Art and the Non-Human 07-17

Editor: Giovanni Aloi | Reference: P3660 | ISBN: 978-9198385601 | Type: Publication

Since 2007, Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture has been the international reference point of the non-human turn in the visual arts. This volume gathers the richest interviews and the most thought-provoking essays featured over its forty installments thus far published. 

Deep Mapping

Artist/Author: Brett Bloom and Nuno Sacramento | Reference: P3536 | ISBN: 9-780952-890133 | Type: Publication

Develops and encourages you to inhabit — through narratives or spatialized experiences — Deep Maps of places you want to understand in a robust, inclusive, and expansive ways, which is not possible with traditional mapping. 

Applying Performance: Live Art, Socially Engaged Theatre and Affective Practice

Artist/Author: Nicola Shaughnessy | Reference: P3535 | ISBN: 978-1349317059 | Type: Publication

Draws upon cognitive and affect theory to examine applications of contemporary performance practices in educational, social and community contexts. The writing is situated in the spaces between making and performance, exploring the processes of creating work defined variously as collaborative, participatory and socially engaged.

Birthmark: Tattooing in the gallery

Artist/Author: Liberate Tate | Editor: Lena Šimić & Emily Underwood-Lee | Reference: A0765 | Type: Publication

Exploring the ritual / performance / intervention that marks the tattoo-receivers journey from birth in parallel with the rise in carbon emissions that cause climate change.

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

Stakeholder Toolkit, Beta Version 1

Artist/Author: freeDimensional | Reference: P3315 | Type: Publication

Toolkit from the network of socially progressive residential artist communities.

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

The Gluts: Complete Works

Artist/Author: The Gluts | Reference: D2081 | Type: DVD

Documenting The Gluts trip to Copenhagen during the COP 15 Climate Summit.

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

Art for Change- Loraine Leeson

Editor: Carmen Moersch | Reference: P3294 | ISBN: 9783926796981 | Type: Publication

Published on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition, held at the NGBK Berlin, from November, 4th to December 23rd 2005. In German and English.

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

Wir sind überall: weltweit. unwiderstehlich. antikapitalistisch

Editor: Notes from Nowhere | Reference: P3298 | ISBN: 978-3894015367 | Type: Publication

A book of stories, stories written by activists from the front lines of resistance against capitalism and economic globalization. In German; for the English version see P0424.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide: A Bi(bli)ography of Insurrectionary Imaginati by John Jordan (P0793) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

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

Seeds

Artist/Author: Annabel Soutar | Reference: P3305 | ISBN: 978-0889227019 | Type: Publication

Part courtroom drama and part social satire, the play presents an intelligent portrait of farming and scientific communities in conflict and at the same time penetrates the complex science of genetically modified crops.

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

The GCI Archive 1989-2004

Editor: GCI | Reference: P3288 | Type: Publication

Documentation, including email, relevant media coverage and expert articles, on the Global Commons Institute.

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

 

Oceanic Geographies: The fluid dramaturgy of Caridad Svich

Artist/Author: Kevin Brown | Editor: Richard Gough and Sam Trubridge | Reference: A0728 | Type: Article

Looking back on the experience of directing the world premiere of Svich's play at the University of Missouri.

Confronting the Institution in Performance: Liberate Tate’s Hidden Figures

Artist/Author: Liberate Tate | Reference: A0720 | Type: Article

Weaves together the various voices for the art collective to offer readers both an analysis and an experience of the group's performance: the inner voice of the performance; the critical voice of the witness; and the frustrating redactions reflecting Tate and BP's hidden contracts. 

October Meditation

Artist/Author: Skylar Brennan | Reference: P3176 | Type: Publication

Publication on the project conducted in October 2016. The artist made hand-sewn garments, wearing only one until the next one was made, and exploring the relationship between art and ecology.

Public 53: Mega-Event Cities

Editor: Peter Dickinson, Kirsty Johnston, and Keren Zaiontz | Reference: P2996 | ISBN: 0845-4450 | Type: Publication

Leading scholars, artists, and activists examine the role of the arts in articulating the social agendas of urban mega-events like Olympic Games and World Expos.

 

Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts

Artist/Author: Mel Evans | Reference: P2872 | ISBN: 978-0745335889 | Type: Publication

Published on the fifth anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, Artwash is an intervention into the unsavoury role of the Big Oil company’s sponsorship of the arts in Britain.

Immersive Theatres: Intimacy and Immediacy in Contemporary Performance

Artist/Author: Josephine Machon | Reference: P2866 | ISBN: 978-1137019837 | Type: Publication

Charting the rise of the immersive theatre phenomenon, this is the first survey of immersive theories and practices for students, scholars and practitioners of contemporary performance. It includes interviews with immersive artists and examines key topics such as site-specific performance and immersive technologies. 

Birthmark Exhibition Guide

Artist/Author: Liberate Tate | Reference: P2858 | Type: Publication

Birthmark  – a live unsanctioned performance was performed in the 1840s gallery of 'A BP Walk Through British Art' at Tate Britain on the 28th November, 2015, the start of the Paris climate talks.

Radical Prototypes: Allan Kaprow and the Invention of Happenings

Artist/Author: Judith F. Rodenbeck | Reference: P2798 | ISBN: 978-0262526128 | Type: Publication

Rodenbeck offers a rigorous art historical reading of Kaprow's project and related artworks. She finds that these experiential and experimental works offered not a happy communalism but a strong and canny critique of contemporary sociality. Happenings, she argues, were far more ambivalent, negative, and even creepy than they have been portrayed, either in contemporaneous accounts or in more recent efforts to connect them to contemporary art's participatory strategies.

Remote Performances in Nature and Architecture

Editor: Bruce Gilchrist, Jo Joelson, Tracey Warr | Reference: P2778 | ISBN: 978-1-4724-5391-4 | Type: Publication

This book explores the relationship between place and forms of thought and creative activity, relating Outlandia, an off-grid artists’ fieldstation, and the artists there, to the tradition of generative thinking and making structures that have included Goethe’s Gartenhaus in Weimar, Henry Thoreau's cabin at Walden Pond and Dylan Thomas’s writing shack in Laugharne.

Petro-Subjectivity: De-Industrializing Our Sense of Self

Artist/Author: Brett Bloom | Reference: P2768 | ISBN: 978-1-4951-5922-0 | Type: Publication

This book is an investigation of how the use of petroleum, in every aspect of our lives, limits our capacities to think about surviving climate breakdown, and how it shapes the things we do and inhibits our capacities to think future ways out of it. Pocket-size book. 

Rambles with Nature

Artist/Author: Sheila Ghelani | Reference: P2763 | Type: Publication

This book explores the hedgerow from many different angles, through many different art-forms and with many different collaborators. Includes writing by Lucy Cash, Maddy Costa, Mary Paterson, Rajni Shah, Sue Palmer. Illustrations by Mel Sheppard. Pocket-size book in large folder.