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F U T U R E R I T U A L Film night

Digital Reference: EF5378

Documentation of the evening which featured a screening of short films and performance documentation by artists working around ritual, performance and queer futurity.

Figuring Age: Women, Bodies, Generations

Reference: P3971 | ISBN: 978-0253212368

Engages the virtually invisible subject of older women in western culture. 

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Fabulous: The Rise of the Beautiful Eccentric

Author: Madison Moore | Reference: P3756 | ISBN: 978-0-300-20470-4

An exploration of what it means to be fabulous—and why eccentric style, fashion, and creativity are more political than ever. 

Some Wear Leather, Some Wear Lace: The Worldwide Compendium of Postpunk and Goth in the 1980s

Author: Andi Harriman, Marloes Bontje | Reference: P3609 | ISBN: 978-1783203529

A book about the music, the individual, and the creativity of a worldwide community rather than theoretical definitions of a subculture, Some Wear Leather, Some Wear Lace considers a subject not often covered by academic books. 

Corset Cut

Author: Clare Thornton | Reference: D2280

A performance for video, shot in one take; features the artist being cut out of a corset by her mother.

4mins/silent/single play or loop/4:3

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

Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983

Author: Tim Lawrence | Reference: P3252 | ISBN: 978-0822362029

Interviewing DJs, party hosts, producers, musicians, artists, and dancers, Lawrence illustrates how the relatively discrete post-disco, post-punk, and hip hop scenes became marked by their level of plurality, interaction, and convergence. He also explains how the shifting urban landscape of New York supported the cultural renaissance before gentrification.

Syxty Sorriso & Altre Storie

Author: Flora Pitrolo and Antonio Syxty | Reference: P3237

The archive-book of the 1978-1982 works of performance artist Antonio Syxty, active in Milan in connection with the basement theatre Out Off. 

How is feminism like shopping? - The politics of boredom in Karen Finley’s The Jackie Look

Author: Kara Jesella | Reference: A0699

Review of the performance in which Finley delivers a lecture called Life of a Glamour Girl in the character of Jackie Kennedy.

Live Culture / Leigh Bowery at the Anthony d’Offay Gallery

Author: Leigh Bowery (film made by Cerith Ayn Evans) | Digital Reference: EF5209

Documentation from Bowery's 1988 performance.

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Yayoi Kusama

Author: Laura Hoptman, Udo Kultermann and Yayoi Kusama | Reference: P2888 | ISBN: 978-0714839202

The first ever monograph on the astounding 40-year career of this established, deeply daring and tirelessly experimental artist, who represented Japan at the Venice Biennale in 1993. It was published to coincide with an exhibition in 2000 at the Serpentine Gallery. 

Yayoi Kusama: Inventing the Singular

Author: Midori Yamamura | Reference: P2892 | ISBN: 978-0262029476

Yamamura eschews the usual critical fascination with Kusama's biography to consider the artist in her social and cultural milieu. By examining Kusama's art alongside that of her peers, Yamamura offers a new perspective on her career. 

Infinity Net: The Autobiography of Yayoi Kusama

Author: Yayoi Kusama | Reference: P2863 | ISBN: 978-1849762137

This engaging autobiography tells the story of Kusama's life and extraordinary career in her own words, revealing her as a fascinating figure and maverick artist who channels her obsessive neuroses into an art that transcends cultural barriers.

Paris Is Burning

Author: Jennie Livingston | Reference: D2186

Jennie Livingston's iconic documentary reveals the community of New York's minority drag queens, gay black and Latino men who cross dress as women and invent the dance style of “voguing,” imitating the fashion poses on the covers of the magazine Vogue. 

We Can Be Heroes: London Clubland 1976-84

Author: Graham Smith, Chris Sullivan | Reference: P2442 | ISBN: 9781908717658

Charts the rise of London’s club scene from Punk in the late 1970s to the New Romantics in the 1980s.

New Club Kids: London Party Fashion in the Noughties

Author: Oggy Yordanov | Reference: P2411 | ISBN: 97837919345543

A collection of vibrant photographs by Oggy Yordanov, revealing the outrageous fashion of London's pulsating club scene in the 21st century.

Midnight at the Palace: My Life as a Fabulous Cockette

Author: Pam Tent | Reference: P2132 | ISBN: 978-1-55583-874-4

In this richly detailed memoir, Pam Tent offers a fascinating glimpse into the tumultuous life of a liberation movement – both artistic and sexual – whose influence is still apparent in the worlds of theatre, music, fashion, gay politics, gay spirituality, and urban club life.

Liverpool Biennial 2002

Author: afoundation | Reference: P1788

afoundation, Liverpool Biennial 2002, includes list of participating artists, related events and projects, and images from the Biennial.

Documentation Bank: Franko B

Author: Franko B | Digital Reference: DB0106

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.

Documentation 2011: Disc 2

Author: Aine Phillips | Reference: D1760

Aine Phillips, Documentation 2011: Disc 2 includes Redweight Video, Art of Love(War) images and booklet. This item is part of Brutal Silences: the Study Room Guide On Live Art In Ireland by Anna Maria Healy and Helena Walsh (P1661)

Documentation 2011: Disc 1

Author: Aine Phillips | Reference: D1759

Aine Phillips, Documentation 2011: Disc 1 includes The Declaration (2 photos), Harness (1 photo), Lost Runway Workshop, Redweight, Redress, and her dissertation “Live Autobiography”

Redress 2010

Author: Aine Philips and Vivienne Dick | Reference: D1761

This item is part of Brutal Silences: the Study Room Guide On Live Art In Ireland by Anna Maria Healy and Helena Walsh (P1661)

Body Containers come to life in Seoul

Author: Movana Chen, Euan Park | Reference: P1512

Photo documentation (12 photographs) of Movana Chen’s Body Containers. Performed by Movana Chen and Euan Park on 4th and 5th September 2010, also exhibited as film and sculpture in the Fasion and Art Biennale in Seoul. Film and Photographs by James Vyner at www.ichikoo.com. See www.movanachen.com/pj_10_2.htm for more details.Movana’s work involves the simple act of knitting thousands of shreds of otherwise disposable magazine paper together into various structures, clothing and containers as a defiant act of resistance to consumer culture.

Travelling Into Your Bookshelf

Author: Movana Chen | Reference: P1509

Touring Art Project – London and Milan 2 – 12 April 2010. 2 publications (small and large editions). Movana Chen’s work involves the simple act of knitting thousands of shreds of otherwise disposable magazine paper together into various structures, clothing and containers as a defiant act of resistance to consumer culture.Further documentation of connected project Body Containers can be found at P1512

Local Colour - July

Author: Becky Shaw | Reference: P1117

Limited edition print of an artwork commissioned by In Certain Places, a temporary public art programme. Second in a set of three.

Local Colour - June

Author: Becky Shaw | Reference: P1085

Limited edition print of an artwork commissioned by In Certain Places, a temporary public art programme. First in a set of three.