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Making Difference: Mapping the Discursive Terrain of Multiculturalism

Author: Barbara Kirschenblatt-Gimble | Reference: A0875 | Type: Article

A critical examination of the varieties of multiculturalism and the way they structure difference.

Black Performance Theory

Editor: Thomas F. DeFrantz and Anita Gonzalez | Reference: P4026 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-5616-5 | Type: Publication

Considering how blackness is imagined in and through performance, the contributors address topics including flight as a persistent theme in African American aesthetics, the circulation of minstrel tropes in Liverpool and in Afro-Mexican settlements in Oaxaca, and the reach of hip-hop politics as people around the world embrace the music and dance.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
 

Nonbinary: Memoirs of gender and identity

Editor: Micah Rajunov, Scott Duane | Reference: P4023 | ISBN: 978-0231185332 | Type: Publication

Thirty authors highlight how our experiences are shaped by a deeply entrenched gender binary. 

Fabulous: The Rise of the Beautiful Eccentric

Author: Madison Moore | Reference: P3756 | ISBN: 978-0-300-20470-4 | Type: Publication

An exploration of what it means to be fabulous—and why eccentric style, fashion, and creativity are more political than ever. 

Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture

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.

Epistemologies of the South: Justice against Epistemicide

Author: Boaventura De Sousa Santos | Reference: P3755 | ISBN: 978-161205545-9 | Type: Publication

Shows why cognitive injustice underlies all other dimensions; global social justice is not possible without global cognitive justice. 

Demi-plié bubble shuffle

Author: Hilary Carty | Reference: A0819 | Type: Article

About a conference on black dance, from the conference chair.

Women, the arts and globalization

Editor: Marsha Meskimmon,‎ Dorothy C. Rowe | Reference: P3532 | ISBN: 978-0719096716 | Type: Publication

The essays in Women, the Arts and Globalization demonstrate that women in the arts are rarely positioned at the centre of the art market, and the movement of women globally (as travelers or migrants, empowered artists/scholars or exiled practitioners), rarely corresponds with the dominant models of global exchange. Rather, contemporary women's art practices provide a fascinating instance of women's eccentric experiences of the myriad effects of globalization.

Schooling the Spectator in O

Author: Kristen Cochrane | Editor: Natasha Lushetich and Mathias Fuchs | Reference: A0731 | Type: Article

On Project O's performances at the Forest Fringe Microfestival, Progress Festival, Theatre Centre, Toronto, Canada, February 2016

Barbers of East London

Author: Paula Harrowing and jamie lewis hadley | Reference: P3189 | Type: Publication

A new publication celebrating the various communities of barbershops across East London. Comissioned by CUT Festival: The Art of Barbering.

Elephant Head on White Body: Reflexive Interculturalism in Ganesh Versus the Third Reich

Author: Marcus Tan | Reference: A0715 | Type: Article

Analysis of representation and interculturalism in Back to Back Theatre's production.

Because of Hair; The Dichotomy of Culture and Identity

Author: Vivian Chinasa Ezugha | Reference: P3180 | Type: Publication

Using memories of her experience of masquerades in Nigeria, the artist employs movement and masks of hair as power objects, which conceal and reveal the black body, the black female.

Create News: Selina Thompson - Gender, Performance, Identity

Author: Lynnette Morgan | Reference: P3184 | Type: Publication

Interview conducted by Lynnette Morgan, as part of the Collaborative Arts Partnership Programme residency. 

We are the Roma!: One Thousand Years of Discrimination

Author: Valeriu Nicolae | Reference: P3130 | ISBN: 978-0857420381 | Type: Publication

Nicolae, himself a Romanian Roma, gives voice to the Roma cause, offering a precise and candid look at their current situation.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

We Roma - a Critical Reader in Contemporary Art

Editor: Daniel Baker and Maria Hlavajova | Reference: P3112 | ISBN: 978-9077288160 | Type: Publication

Inquires into the contemporary moment through the lens of Roma artistic and intellectual practices, gathering knowledge from the Roma way of life.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Delaine Le Bas: Witch Hunt

Editor: Delaine Le Bas and Hannah Firth | Reference: P3129 | ISBN: 978-1900029315

Exhibition catalogue with documentation from the installations in Cardiff, Portsmouth, Derry, London and Berlin.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Calling Cards

Reference: A0707 | Type: Article

Article on the eponymous exhibition which aims to raise awareness and purge the discrimination against Roma communities. In Hungarian and English.
In misc folder 7. Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation

Author: Richard Sennett | Reference: P3096 | ISBN: 978-0141022109 | Type: Publication

From Medieval guilds to today's social networks, Sennett's book explores the nature of co-operation, why it has become weak and how it can be strengthened.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Kids (P3091).

Theatre and Migration

Author: Emma Cox | Reference: P3016 | ISBN: 978-1137004017 | Type: Publication

A vibrant introduction to theatre that engages with stories, conditions and experiences of migration.

Theatre and Race

Author: Harvey Young | Reference: P3012 | ISBN: 978-0230390966 | Type: Publication

Young introduces key ideas about race, before tracing its relationship with theatre and performance – from Ancient Athens to the present day.

The Other Story and the Past Imperfect

Author: Jean Fisher | Reference: A0652 | ISBN: 1753-9854 | Type: Article

From Tate Papers no.12

Found in miscellaneous article folder #5B

This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

Black Artists in British Art: A History since the 1950s

Author: Eddie Chambers | Reference: P2846 | ISBN: 978-1780762722 | Type: Publication

Beginning with discussions of the pioneering generation of artists such as Ronald Moody, Aubrey Williams and Frank Bowling, Chambers candidly discusses the problems and progression of several generations, including contemporary artists such as Steve McQueen, Chris Ofili and Yinka Shonibare. 

Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

Author: Uri McMillan | Reference: P2837 | ISBN: 978-1479852475 | Type: Publication

Tracing a dynamic genealogy of performance from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, Uri McMillan contends that black women artists practiced a purposeful self- objectification, transforming themselves into art objects.

Monica Ross: An Act of Memory

Author: Lois Keidan | Reference: A0632 | Type: Article

Lois Keidan discusses “Anniversary – an act of memory”, Monica Ross’s most recent series of work that took the form of a series of recitations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) from 2005 until her death in 2013. of Acts of Memory. 

Erotic Ambiguities – The Female Nude in Art

Author: Helen McDonald | Reference: P2498 | ISBN: 0415170990 | Type: Publication

A study of how contemporary women artists have reconceptualised the figure of the female nude.

English is Broken Here – Notes on Cultural Fusion in the Americas

Author: Coco Fusco | Reference: P2024 | ISBN: 9781565842458 | Type: Publication

Fusco undermines notions of a monolithic Latino identity by examining the role of race in a broad spectrum of Latin American, U.S. and (to a lesser extent) British black and Latino culture and art. This result in a pastiche of autobiographical political essays and art criticism along with transcripts of performance pieces developed in collaboration with performance artist and poet Guillermo Gomez-Peña. These include Andres Serrano, Pepon Osorio, Lorna Simpson, Graciela Iturbide, Lourdes Grobet, Yolanda Andrade, Juan Sanchez, Ana Mendieta, Catalina Parra and the film collectives Black Audio and Sankofa.

Cultural Diversity in the Arts – Art, Art Policies and the Facelift of Europe

Editor: Ria Lavrijsen | Reference: P2020 | ISBN: 90-6832-244-3 | Type: Publication

This book presents the proceedings of the International Conference on ‘Cultural Diversity in the Arts’ held in Amsterdam on February 9 and 10, 1993.

This is Where I Live – The Past, Present and Future of Multi-ethnic Britain

Reference: D1927 | Type: DVD

This CD-Rom is a virtual exhibition and teaching resource showcasing a citizenship project providing young people with a platform to express their views through the arts on issues of multiculturalism.

The New World Border – Prophesies, Poems & Loqueras for the End of the Century

Author: Guillermo Gómez-Peña | Reference: P1989 | ISBN: 9780872863132 | Type: Publication

Collection of essays poems, and performance texts exploring the notion of hybrid culture.

Warrior for Gringostrika

Author: Guillermo Gómez-Peña | Reference: P1995 | ISBN: 9781555971991 | Type: Publication

A collection of essays, manifestos, performance texts and poetry.

Whose Underground? Asian Cool and the Poverty of Hybridity

Author: Ali Nobil Ahmad | Reference: A0383 | Type: Article

Also in this issue, articles on Ali G, ‘performing black’ (Rachel Garfield – ‘Just Who Does He Think He Is?’) and on ‘The Living Archive’.

Dancing with Men

Author: Oreet Ashery | Reference: P1260 | ISBN: 978-0-9546040-9-7 | Type: Publication

This item is part of the Study Room Guide on One to One Performance by Rachel Zerihan (P1320) and the Study Room Guide On Social Engagement and Participation by FrenchMottershead (P1290)

Dissolving Borders

Author: Dorothy Max Prior | Reference: A0225 | Type: Article

An encounter with Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Roberto Sifuentes of La Pocha Nostra.

Metal Guru

Author: Sarbjit Samra | Reference: V0325 | Type: Video

Breastfeeding

Author: Sarbjit Samra | Reference: V0115 | Type: Video

Hysterical Asians (3)

Author: Sarbjit Samra | Reference: V0110 | Digital Reference: EV0110 | Type: Digital File

Hysterical Asians (2)

Author: Sarbjit Samra | Reference: V0129 | Type: Video

This item is part of the Study Room Guide: The More You Ignore Me The Closer I Get by Robert Pacitti (P1100)

Death Drives

Author: Sarbjit Samra | Reference: V0051 | Digital Reference: EV0051 | Type: Digital File