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Sustaining Great Art and Culture: Environmental Report 2018/19

Author: Arts Council England, Julie’s Bicycle | Digital Reference: EF5364

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

Zine / poetry collection

Author: Linden Katherine McMahon | Reference: P4097

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

Author: Greta Thunberg | Reference: P4057 | ISBN: 978-0141991740

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

So Real It Hurts

Author: Lydia Lunch | Reference: P4050 | ISBN: 978-1-60980-943-0

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

Author: Liberate Tate | Digital Reference: EF5333

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

Author: Guy Brett | Reference: P4049 | ISBN: 978-1-909932-531

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

Author: The Gluts | Digital Reference: EF5329

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

Author: Ellen Tepfer | Reference: A0880

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

Reference: P4048 | ISBN: 978-0992777692

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

Reference: P4038

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

Author: Wendy Wheeler | Reference: P3940 | ISBN: 9781910448670

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

Author: Jack Tan | Reference: P3942

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

Enacting Nature: Ecocritical Perspectives on Indigenous Performance

Reference: P3903 | ISBN: 978-2875741462

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).

Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect

Author: Mel Y. Chen | Reference: P3760 | ISBN: 978-0822352723

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

Author: Artists4Corbyn | Reference: P3753

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

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

Reference: P3660 | ISBN: 978-9198385601

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

Author: Brett Bloom and Nuno Sacramento | Reference: P3536 | ISBN: 9-780952-890133

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

Author: Nicola Shaughnessy | Reference: P3535 | ISBN: 978-1349317059

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

Author: Liberate Tate | Reference: A0765

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

Author: freeDimensional | Reference: P3315

Toolkit from the network of socially progressive residential artist communities.

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

The Gluts: Complete Works

Author: The Gluts | Reference: D2081

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

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

Wir sind überall: weltweit. unwiderstehlich. antikapitalistisch

Reference: P3298 | ISBN: 978-3894015367

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).

Art for Change- Loraine Leeson

Reference: P3294 | ISBN: 9783926796981

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).

Seeds

Author: Annabel Soutar | Reference: P3305 | ISBN: 978-0889227019

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

Reference: P3288

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

Author: Kevin Brown | Reference: A0728

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

Author: Liberate Tate | Reference: A0720

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

Author: Skylar Brennan | Reference: P3176

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.

Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts

Author: Mel Evans | Reference: P2872 | ISBN: 978-0745335889

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

Author: Josephine Machon | Reference: P2866 | ISBN: 978-1137019837

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

Author: Liberate Tate | Reference: P2858

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

Author: Judith F. Rodenbeck | Reference: P2798 | ISBN: 978-0262526128

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

Reference: P2778 | ISBN: 978-1-4724-5391-4

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

Author: Brett Bloom | Reference: P2768 | ISBN: 978-1-4951-5922-0

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. 

De la mordida al camello: Roberto de la Torre (selección de obra / selected works 2000-2005)

Author: Roberto de la Torre | Reference: P2771 | ISBN: 9789709530803970-95308-0-1

Catalogue including a selection of the most representative projects developed by the Mexican artist between 2000-2005.