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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.

Cabinet Of Curiosities

Artist/Author: Mat Fraser | Digital Reference: EF5317 | Type: Digital File

A journey through the history of disability – a history lesson with a difference.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

PAErsche Action Lab documentation

Reference: P4046 | Type: Publication

Books, catalogues, flyers and posters by PAErsche Action Lab (2010-)

In the oversize cabinet.

The Theater of the Bauhaus

Editor: Walter Gropius, Arthur S. Wensinger | Reference: P3950 | ISBN: 978-0819560209 | Type: Publication

Essays on the concept of total theatre, which emerged from the Bauhaus as a new aesthetic of stage design and presentation.

Performing the UnNameable: Anthology of Australian Performance Texts

Editor: Karen Pearlman, Richard James Allen | Reference: P3922 | ISBN: 978-0868194202 | Type: Publication

Sheds light on a range of practices in the area of contemporary performance in Australia.

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

Prayer for the Abstract

Artist/Author: Lilach Livne | Reference: P3672 | ISBN: 978-3-947516-03-2 | Type: Publication

Resisting the control of the image, transcending from the 2-dimensional, practicing being-a-body-in-the-world.

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.

One Man’s Writing is Another Man’s Walrus

Artist/Author: Sandra Hockey | Reference: A0795 | Type: Article

An assessment of experimental work in the early years of Dance Umbrella (1978-1983).

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. 

Mickery Mouth

Reference: P3448 | Type: Publication

Published on the occasion of Touch Time, the festival which marked the closing of Mickery in 1991. Includes a publication and three programmes.

University of DIY

Artist/Author: Katie Etheridge and Simon Pergishetti | Digital Reference: EF5269 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from the DIY 12 project: can you start a University of Live Art in your front room, garden shed or local pub?

T(r)ipping points: the architect-walker and the destabilised city

Artist/Author: Stephen Hodge | Digital Reference: EF5267 | Type: Digital File

Documentation (Power Point) from the DIY 13 project exploring notions of tripping and tipping points through the lens of the architect-walker.

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.

Stigmata

Artist/Author: Helene Cixous | Reference: P3258 | ISBN: 978-0415345453

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.

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.

Performing Machines

Editor: Museum Tinguely | Reference: P3188 | ISBN: 978-3-9524392-9-6 | Type: Publication

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.

The Yes of the No

Artist/Author: Emma Cocker | Reference: P3172 | ISBN: 978-1899926022 | Type: Publication

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’.

Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life

Artist/Author: Allan Kaprow | Editor: Jeff Kelley | Reference: P3167 | ISBN: 978-0520240797 | Type: Publication

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.

Does it Work?: The Æffect of Activist Art

Artist/Author: Stephen Duncombe | Reference: A0713 | Type: Article

Starting with the questions: Does it Work? and How Can We Know? this article explores the effect and affect, or affect, of activist art.

Laurie Anderson: Do dogs aspire to nirvana?

Artist/Author: Gail Priest | Editor: Keith Gallasch, Virginia Baxter | Reference: A0696 | Type: Article

Feature on Duets on Ice, Landfall and Dirtday!.

No Such Thing As Gravity

Reference: P3063 | Type: Publication

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.

Post-Punk Then and Now

Editor: Gavin Butt, Mark Fisher, Kodwo Eshun | Reference: P3044 | ISBN: 978-1910924266 | Type: Publication

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.

Losing the Human Form - A Seismic Image of the 1980s in Latin America

Reference: A0651 | Type: Article

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.

Situationist International Anthology

Editor: Ken Knabb | Reference: P2870 | ISBN: 978-0939682041 | Type: Publication

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.

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)

A Brief History of The Arts Catalyst

Artist/Author: Arts Catalyst | Reference: A0646 | Type: Article

Published to mark the 20th century of the Arts Catalyst, this article showcases some of the institution’s landmark projects. In misc folder 5A.

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.

Beaconsfield: Chronic Epoch

Editor: Margaret Garlake | Reference: P2812 | ISBN: 978-1908966575 | Type: Publication

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.

State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970

Artist/Author: Constance M. Lewallen and Karen Moss | Reference: P2786 | ISBN: 978-0520270619 | Type: Publication

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.