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Reza Abdoh Collection

Artist/Author: Reza Abdoh | Digital Reference: EF5312 | Type: Digital File

Includes:
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

Reza Abdoh, Theatre Visionary

Artist/Author: Adam Soch | Digital Reference: EF5311 | Type: Digital File

An intimate portrait of the world and work of Abdoh and his company.

Dancing in and out of Language

Artist/Author: Rachel Fensham | Reference: A0872 | Type: Article

A consideration of 'new dance' in response to writings of Luce Irigaray.

Outer and Inner Space

Artist/Author: John B. Ravenal | Reference: P3790 | Type: Publication

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.

Piece of Paper Press collection

Editor: Tim Etchells | Reference: P3695 | Type: Publication

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

Everything Seemed Possible: Art in the 1970s

Artist/Author: Richard Cork | Reference: P3665 | ISBN: 978-0300095081 | Type: Publication

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.

Ellen Stewart Presents: Fifty Years of La MaMa Experimental Theatre

Artist/Author: Cindy Rosenthal | Reference: P3611 | ISBN: 978-0472117420 | Type: Publication

Rrelates the history of La MaMa through its performance posters, capturing the irreverence and the aesthetic of La MaMa over five decades.

Sculpture Since 1945

Artist/Author: Andrew Causey | Reference: P3576 | ISBN: 978-0192842053 | Type: Publication

Examines innovative and avant-garde works in relation to contemporary events, festivals, commissions, the marketplace, and the changing functions of museums. 
 

69 Things To Do With A Dead Princess

Artist/Author: Stewart Home | Reference: P3522 | ISBN: 978-1841953533 | Type: Publication

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. 

Worth The Trip

Artist/Author: LOW PROFILE | Reference: P3328 | ISBN: 978-0954674519 | Type: Publication

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.

Presto

Artist/Author: Matthew Herbert | Reference: P3226 | Type: Publication

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.

Meredith Monk

Editor: Deborah Jowitt | Reference: P3201 | ISBN: 978-0801855405 | Type: Publication

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.

Lumiere & Son Theatre Company collection

Reference: P2857 | Type: DVD

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)

Acciones en Ruta: Intervención en la ciudad de México

Editor: Elvira Santamaria et al | Reference: P2825 | ISBN: 97031050459 | Type: Publication

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.

Performance Art: Memoirs Volume 1

Artist/Author: Jeff Nuttall | Reference: P2756 | ISBN: 0714537888 | Type: Publication

This first volume of ‘Performance Art’ is the personal story of Jeff Nuttall’s life in the arts, especially in performance work: amusing, polemical and controversial.

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

Hopes for Great Happenings: Alternatives in Education and Theatre

Artist/Author: Albert Hunt | Reference: P2753 | ISBN: 0800839277 | Type: Publication

This publication charts the the evolution of the relationship between teachers and students, which in turn highlight an alternative way of viewing society.

Disrupting the spectacle: Five years of experimental and fringe theatre in Britain

Artist/Author: Peter Ansorge | Reference: P2755 | ISBN: 0273002554 | Type: Publication

This publication documents the development of British theatre from 1968 to 1973. 

Performance and Politics in the 1970s

Artist/Author: Various | Digital Reference: EF5167 | Type: Digital File

Documentation of a day of screenings, conversations and presentations which explore, recover and communicate the history of performance art in London and the UK in the 1970s. The day includes a screening of William Raban’s film 72-82 (a history of art and performance at Acme Gallery, London), followed by a panel discussion with William Raban (Professor of Film at London College of Communication), and special guests; a conversation with Hilary Westlake and David Gale (Lumiere & Son); lectures by Naseem Khan, Anne Bean, and Marcia Farquhar; with a keynote by the historian Carolyn Steedman (Emeritus Professor of History, University of Warwick).

 

 

The Kipper Kids at the Kitchen - 1979

Artist/Author: The Kipper Kids | Digital Reference: EF5123 | Type: Digital File

Recording of the live 1979 performance at the Kintchen, New York. 

Derek Jarman - The Super 8 Programme Vol. 1

Artist/Author: Derek Jarman | Reference: D2177 | Type: DVD

Antology of super-8 films including “Glitterbug” (1994) Music by Brian Eno, “Pirate Tape” (W. S. Burroughs Film) (1982), “TG: Psychic Rally in Heaven” (1980-81) Music by Throbbing Gristle. Language: Italian. Subtitles: English, Italian.

Open Wide

Artist/Author: Minty | Reference: D2160 | Type: DVD

CD album with 15 tracks by Minty a band founded by artist Leigh Bowery in 1993. 

Sadaharu Horio

Editor: Anne-Sophie Dusselier | Reference: P2565 | ISBN: 978-94-611-7014-9 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of the exhibition at Axel Vervoordt Gallery (27 October – 3 December 2011).

Valie Export: Archiv

Artist/Author: Valie Export | Editor: Yilmaz Dziewior | Reference: P1949 | ISBN: 978-3863350949 | Type: Publication

Collection of documentation, preparatory drawings, scripts, posters, interviews, essays, Polaroids, newspaper clippings and correspondence to provide overview of Valie Export. Works including “Tap and Touch Cinema,” “Action Pants: Genital Panic”, “BODY SIGN ACTION”.

Mat Fraser profile

Artist/Author: Paul McCann | Reference: D1873 | Type: DVD

Short introduction to Matt Fraser’s work.

Wrong Bodies and Born Freak (extracts)

Artist/Author: Mat Fraser | Reference: D1876 | Type: DVD

Channel 4 documentary; part of an event at the ICA in collaboration with the arts collective DHSS.

Can also be found in the Access all Areas : Live Art and Disability book and accompanying DVD: P1864

Cosey Complex

Artist/Author: Cosey Fanni Tutti | Editor: Maria Fusco and Richard Birket | Reference: P1910 | ISBN: 978-3-86335-152-6 | Type: Publication

Publication discussing seminal artist and musician Cosey Fanni Tutti as methodology.

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

Uncle David

Artist/Author: Avant-Garde Alliance | Reference: D1857 | Type: DVD

British black comedy film directed by David Hoyle, Gary Reich and Mike Nichols. Starring: David Hoyle and Ashley Ryder. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

Frightening the Horses

Artist/Author: Lois Keidan | Reference: A0495 | Type: Article

An Interview with Neil Bartlett. This article can be found in Miscellaneous Articles 3 Binder

5 years of Fish Fillet Collective

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P1877 | Type: Publication

Anniversary brochure. includes DVD of project ‘pirate on’. Language: Portuguese

Music Here, Music There. Vienna - Moscow, Exchanges in Performance Art

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Thomas Frank and Oleg Soulimenko | Reference: P1870 | ISBN: 978-3-902833-01-3 | Type: Publication

Reflects on the exchange which took place in November/December 2010 at co-production house brut in Vienna. The artists worked for ten days as duo teams on site-specific performance projects which were presented in a two-day programme all over the brut venue in Vienna’s Künstlerhaus. In English and Russian.

10th Korea Experimental Arts Festival documentatioj

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P1795 | Type: Publication

Leaflets and program notes. See P1730 and P1731 for catalogue publications and essays from previous KoPAS festivals in Korea.

Eme: Estudio Movel Experimental

Artist/Author: Conexao Artes Visuals | Reference: D1684 | Type: DVD

Includes ‘A Conversation between trees’ by Silvia Leay, Active Ingredient.

Stephen Cripps: Pyrotechnic Sculptor

Artist/Author: Stephen Cripps | Reference: P1760 | ISBN: 0-9506923-3-6 | Type: Publication

Stephen Cripps: Pyrotechnic Sculptor, Aftershock, an essay by David Toop, biography, exhibitions and performances, drawings and working notes, machinery, process, documentation, collaborations with Paul Burwell and Anne Bean.

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

International Experimental Arts Project: Experimental Arts in Europe

Editor: Kim Baek Ki | Reference: P1728 | ISBN: 978-89-960217-7-3 | Type: Publication

Project documentation, 16-18 2007. NOTE: Text is in Korean and English (publication acquired from Korea Performance Art Festival)

Awfully Wonderful: Science Fiction in Contemporary Art

Artist/Author: Performance Space | Editor: Bec Dean, Lizzie Muller | Reference: P1691 | ISBN: 978-0-9808700-4-6 | Type: Publication

15 April – 14 May 2011, Performance Space, Sydney.

Documentation Bank: Forced Entertainment

Artist/Author: Forced Entertainment | Digital Reference: DB0023 | Type: Digital File

Part of the ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’, documentation of key works, and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Eat, Drink, LIFT: reflections on the festival

Artist/Author: Nicholas Ridout | Reference: A0410 | Type: Article

On the festival of international theatre.

Fragmented Stories

Artist/Author: Ray Newe | Reference: A0405 | Type: Article

Review of England Stories and Certain Fragments.

Firestarter

Artist/Author: Robert Pacitti, Andrew Haydon | Reference: A0393 | Type: Article

Robert Pacitti interviewed by Andrew Haydon.

Frequency Experimental Live Art 2 and 3

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P1936 | Type: Publication

Writings and discussions on the festivals in Chengdu.

C Words

Artist/Author: David Trigg | Reference: A0309 | Type: Article

A two-month investigation into carbon, climate, capital and culture. Based on PLATFORM’s 25 years of research, art and action, C Words cross-examines the present and looks to the next two decades. How did we get here? Where are we going? Who’s deciding? Who’s made invisible? Whose future matters? Developed during a residence at Arnolfini.