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Not And I

Artist/Author: Reynir Hutber | Digital Reference: EF5331 | Type: Digital File

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.

Between the Body and the Flesh: Performing Sadomasochism

Artist/Author: Lynda Hart | Reference: P3721 | ISBN: 978-0231084031 | Type: Publication

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).

No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive

Artist/Author: Lee Edelman | Reference: P3565 | ISBN: 978-0822333692 | Type: Publication

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. 

Pam Patterson archive

Artist/Author: Pam Patterson | Reference: D2271 | Type: DVD

Images from solo and performances made as part of Artifacts.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Speculative Futures

Editor: Dream Babes | Reference: P3240 | Type: Publication

Zine from the long term project led by Victoria Sin featuring artists using speculative fiction as a productive medium for intersectional queer experience.

Delirium and Resistance: Activist Art and the Crisis of Capitalism

Artist/Author: Gregory Sholette | Reference: P3217 | ISBN: 978-0745336848 | Type: Publication

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. 

Pink Labor On Golden Streets - Queer Art Practices

Editor: Christiane Erharter, Dietmar Schwarzler, Ruby Sircar and Hans Scheirl | Reference: P2919 | ISBN: 978-3956791826 | Type: Publication

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.

The Deadwood Stage - DIY documentation

Artist/Author: GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN | Digital Reference: EF5185 | Type: Digital File

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.

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The Vorrh

Artist/Author: Brian Catling | Reference: P2781 | ISBN: 978-1473606616 | Type: Publication

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.

Maternal Matters and Other Sisters - Artist Catalogue

Artist/Author: Lena Simic | Reference: P2742 | ISBN: 978-0-9564165-0-6 | Type: Publication

Artist catalogue produced for the solo performance “Masha Serghyeevna” (Bluecoat, Liverpool 2009), also gathering an overview of the artist's work between 2004-2009. 

Lee Lozano: Dropout Piece

Artist/Author: Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer | Reference: P2419 | ISBN: 9781846381317 | Type: Publication

Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer explores one of Lee Lozano's most challenging and elusive works, 'Dropout Piece'. 

Alice In Wonderland

Artist/Author: Neil Bartlett | Reference: D1989 | Digital Reference: ED1989 | Type: Digital File

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.

Bad Girls and Sick Boys: Fantasies in Contemporary Art and Culture

Artist/Author: Linda S Kauffman | Reference: P0233 | ISBN: 0-520-21032-8 | Type: Publication

This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Untitled Flesh

Artist/Author: Sacred Naked Nature Girls | Reference: V0047 | Digital Reference: EV0047 | Type: Digital File