A short video derived from the photographs, rehearsal footage and other documentation of And I – a single channel eight-hour video of Marcia Farquhar speaking without edits of sustained pauses.
Part of LADA Screens 7.The film was availble online between 24 Feb and 9 March on the LADA Screens Channel.
A comprehensive study of queer identities and communities across Asia, re-envisioning the queer through Asian perspectives.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Focusing on a variety of representations, the book stimulates discussions of s/m through the exploration of censorship in the arts, the fetishization of sexual paraphernalia, recombinations of class, race and sexuality, and the politics of psychoanalysis.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Argues that the child, understood as innocence in need of protection, represents the possibility of the future against which the queer is positioned as the embodiment of a relentlessly narcissistic, antisocial, and future-negating drive. Boldly insists that the efficacy of queerness lies in its very willingness to embrace this refusal of the social and political order.
Images from solo and performances made as part of Artifacts.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
Zine from the long term project led by Victoria Sin featuring artists using speculative fiction as a productive medium for intersectional queer experience.
In this follow-up to his influential 2010 book, Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture, Sholette engages in critical dialogue with artists’ collectives, counter-institutions, and activist groups to offer an insightful, firsthand account of the relationship between politics and art in neoliberal society.
The publication builds on an exhibition and conference at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna that explored the contradictory standpoints of queer art practices, conceptions of the body, and ideas of ‘queer abstraction,’ a term coined by Judith Jack Halberstam that raises questions to do with (visual) representations in the context of gender, sexuality, and desire. It is particularly concerned with where form and politics crossover, citing the various combinations, juxtapositions, and the play between artistic strategies.
Documentation from GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN’s DIY 10 project, which explored exertion, endurance, cliché and the epic using the musical Calamity Jane.
The project took place at Cambridge Junction. Part of LADA’s DIY.
In the tradition of China Miéville, Michael Moorcock and Alasdair Gray, B. Catling's The Vorrh is literary dark fantasy which wilfully ignores boundaries, crossing over into surrealism, magic-realism, horror and steampunk.
Artist catalogue produced for the solo performance “Masha Serghyeevna” (Bluecoat, Liverpool 2009), also gathering an overview of the artist’s work between 2004-2009.
Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer explores one of Lee Lozano’s most challenging and elusive works, ‘Dropout Piece’.
Approaches to thinking, writing, producing and receiving (syn)aesthetic performance
Neil Bartlett co-deviser and performer with Complicite, Rose English, Emma Thompson, Annie Griffin. Albany Empire, London, 1988.Part of the Neil Bartlett Collection. Donated to the British Library and the Live Art Development Agency Study Room from Neil Bartlett’s personal collection.
Turns the pornography debate on its head with this audacious analysis of recent taboo-shattering fiction, film, and performance art.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)
Biennial publication: explores the city as a cultural context, proposing a model for connection between art of internationally recognised quality and a particular place and context. Around 80% of the artworks were commissioned or completed especially for the exhibition.