Tells the story of the theatre blogosphere from the dawn of the carefully crafted longform post to today’s digital newsletters and social media threads.
Catalogue of the 7th Art of Encounter, focuses on anagrammatic encounters. 4/10-26/10 2018.
In german and English.
Examines fandom as a set of practices for approaching and writing about art.
On observing the Wooster Group process.
Eight issues of the interview zine about performance.
1 A Medea: Requiem for a Boy, 1986 (2 files)
2 Rusty Sat on a Hill One Dawn …,1987 (2 files)
3 Eva Peron, 1987
4 King Oedipus, 1987
5 Peep Show (videos used in performances), 1988 (2 files)
6 Minamata,1989 (2 files)
7 Pasos en la Obscuridad, 1990
8 The Hip-Hop Waltz of Eurydice, 1990
9 Bogeyman, 1991
10 Train Project (un-edited video project @ L.A.T.C.), 1991
11 The Blind Owl and Making of…, 1991
12 The Law of Remains, 1992
13 Simon Boccanegra, 1992 (2 files)
14 Tight Right White, 1993
15 Quotations from a Ruined City, 1994 (2 files)
16 Memorial Service, LA and NY, 1995 (2 files)
17 Mixed Images and Projects
18 Reza Abdoh, Short Video Works
19 Interview Tapes
20 Show Tapes (videos used in performances)
21 Cast Reference Video
A journey through the history of disability – a history lesson with a difference.
Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Books, catalogues, flyers and posters by PAErsche Action Lab (2010-)
In the oversize cabinet.
An occasional publication that aims to collate and investigate ideas around place, or more specifically: “indeterminate geographies”. In the second issue, the topic is ‘suburb’.
A collection of texts and images on the bodies of artists and writers who battled with the frustration of their own physicality and whose work reckoned with these limitations and continued beyond them.
Essays on the concept of total theatre, which emerged from the Bauhaus as a new aesthetic of stage design and presentation.
Sheds light on a range of practices in the area of contemporary performance in Australia.
Explores how video art addresses the interplay between external reality and internal states of mind. Exhibition catalogue; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, January – August 2002.
Four books published as part of STRONG LANGUAGE, published by Tim Etchells:
M John Harrison: Real Dreams
Courttia Newland: That Small Death
Joolz Denby: Dandelion
Selina Thompson: 12 Race Card Answers
Resisting the control of the image, transcending from the 2-dimensional, practicing being-a-body-in-the-world.
A selection of articles from the seventies, eighties, nineties, and the year 2000. The result is a fascinating chronicle and invaluable record of a turbulent period that gives an overview and survey of British art and its reception over the past thirty years which is wholly unprecedented in its scope.
Rrelates the history of La MaMa through its performance posters, capturing the irreverence and the aesthetic of La MaMa over five decades.
Illuminates the relationship between philosophy and experimental choreographic practice today in the works of leading European choreographers.
Examines innovative and avant-garde works in relation to contemporary events, festivals, commissions, the marketplace, and the changing functions of museums.
An assessment of experimental work in the early years of Dance Umbrella (1978-1983).
This is where the novel has a nervous breakdown. Anna Noon is a twenty-year-old student with a taste for perverse sex involving an enigmatic older man and a ventriloquist's dummy.
Assembling a remarkable group of scholars, these essays explore how the circulation and exchange of “vectors of the radical” shape the avant-garde.
Documentation from the DIY 12 project: can you start a University of Live Art in your front room, garden shed or local pub?
Documentation (Power Point) from the DIY 13 project exploring notions of tripping and tipping points through the lens of the architect-walker.
Commissioned by Newlyn Art Gallery to mark their extension and the opening of The Exchange Gallery in Penzance, in 2007. The book is the outcome of an extensive process of cataloging and extracting repeated words and phrases from the gallery visitors book from a three year period.
The essays explore the broad range of poetico-philosophical questions that have long been circulating in the Cixousian universe: the self and the other, autobiographies of writing, love’s labors lost and found, sexual difference, feminism and feminine hours, the prehistory of the work of art and reading the visual arts, animal (w)rites and trans-species relations, literary theory, post-colonial theory, death and life.
An extract, chapter five, from The Music: a record that next record consists of the description of the record rather than music. Published to coincide with a dinner hosted by Herbert and Rosie Sykes at the Whitstable Biennale.
Lansley offers unique insight into the processes behind independent choreography and paints a vivid portrait of a rigorous practice that combines dance, performance art, visuals, and a close attention to space and site.
An absorbing portrait of an artist whose career spans three decades of American avant-garde performance. Collecting writings by Monk herself, along with significant reviews, essays, interviews, and photographs of Monk’s unique performance events, the book establishes her as one of the great treasures of contemporary American culture.
Exhibition catalogue; comprises essays and a section containing documents, hitherto unpublished interviews and a gallery discussion. Exhibition: 27 January – 1 May 2017, Museum Tinguely, Basel.
Existing in the space between imaginative proposition and a call to action, the book is an assemblage of provocations, proposals and potential ways of operating — ranging from navigating the city and inhabiting the margins to errant acts of reading; from preparing for the unexpected to learning how to ‘not know’, from minor acts of singular sedition to collective expressions of an insurgent ‘we’.
Kaprow’s sustained inquiry into the paradoxical relationship of art to life and into the nature of meaning itself is brought into focus in this newly expanded collection of his most significant writings.
Starting with the questions: Does it Work? and How Can We Know? this article explores the effect and affect, or affect, of activist art.
Covering 21 countries and more than 250 artists, this text demonstrates the manner in which performance art in the region developed concurrently with the genre in the West, highlighting the unique contributions of Eastern European artists.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
Feature on Duets on Ice, Landfall and Dirtday!.
The exhibition explores the limits of science where the absence of established facts may leave room for new theories, alternative science, and conspiracy theories.
Fact Liverpool, 10/11-5/02 2016.
Various issues, 2009-2016 + two flyers.
Focusing upon the production of post-punk art, film, music, and publishing, this book offers new perspectives on an overlooked period of cultural activity, and probes the lessons that might be learnt from history for artists and musicians working under 21st century conditions of austerity.
Introductory note to the exhibition held at Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofia, 25 October 2012 – 11 March 2013.
This Article can be found in miscellenous folder 5B.
Generally recognized as the most comprehensive and accurately translated collection of situationist writings in English, this book presents a rich variety of articles, leaflets, graffiti and internal documents, ranging from early experiments in “psychogeography” to lucid analyses of the Watts riot, the Vietnam War, the Prague Spring, the Chinese Cultural Revolution and other crises and upheavals of the sixties.
Includes DVDs, programmes, flyers. In two folders.
Includes: Icing (Oval House, 1978), Circus Lumiere, Abduction (ICA, 1992), Beauty and the Beast (1983), Paradise (ICA, 1989), Panic I, (Camden Music Festival, 1987), Panic II (Gardner Cente Brighton, 1987), Vulture Culture (Brisbane, 1987 and Henley Festival, 1984), Special Forces (Oval House, 1976), Jean Pool (1979) , War Dance (Nottingham Castle, 1989), Deadwood (Kew Gardnes, 1986), Senseless (ICA, 1983), Brightside (1984), Dinning with Alice (1999 and 2011), Fifty-Five Years of the Swallow and the Butterfly (Penzance, 1990), Glazed (Chapter, 1979), Giants (Birmingham Arts Lab, 1979), Entertaining Strangers (Lyric Hammersmith, 1986), Slips (1981), Son of Circus Lumiere (Edinburgh Festival, 1982), Why is Here There Everywhere Now? (Riverside Studios, 1991), Heart of Ice (The Place, 1987), String of Perils (Albany Empire, 1980), The Appeal (Channel 4, 1982), Tip Top Conditions (1981 and 1988), Dogs (Oval House, 1976)
Published to mark the 20th century of the Arts Catalyst, this article showcases some of the institution’s landmark projects. In misc folder 5A.
In Spanish and English. Compilation of texts and graphic records of artistic projects and interventions that were carried out from 11 to 13 June 2003 , in different parts of Mexico City.
The first major book on the more than 20-year history of Beaconsfield, an important artists association in London founded by two trained painters David Crawforth and Naomi Siderfin.
This companion book to the exhibition of the same name investigates California’s vital contributions to Conceptual art—in particular, work that emerged in the late 1960s among scattered groups of young artists.