Documentation of the evening which featured a screening of short films and performance documentation by artists working around ritual, performance and queer futurity.
Exhibition catalogue. 12/11 – 4/12 1987. In German.
Engages the virtually invisible subject of older women in western culture.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
An exploration of what it means to be fabulous—and why eccentric style, fashion, and creativity are more political than ever.
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.
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).
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.
The archive-book of the 1978-1982 works of performance artist Antonio Syxty, active in Milan in connection with the basement theatre Out Off.
Review of the performance in which Finley delivers a lecture called Life of a Glamour Girl in the character of Jackie Kennedy.
Fifth anthology from One Beat Zines.
Documentation from Bowery’s 1988 performance.
A biography and tribute to a colourful unique and larger than life character, written by his close friend.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Charts the rise of London’s club scene from Punk in the late 1970s to the New Romantics in the 1980s.
A collection of vibrant photographs by Oggy Yordanov, revealing the outrageous fashion of London's pulsating club scene in the 21st century.
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.
Foreword by Catherine Texier
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.
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)
Aine Phillips, Documentation 2011: Disc 1 includes The Declaration (2 photos), Harness (1 photo), Lost Runway Workshop, Redweight, Redress, and her dissertation “Live Autobiography”
Photo documentation (12 photographs). 4th and 5th September 2010; exhibited as film and sculpture in the Fashion and Art Biennale in Seoul.
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
A large-scale outdoor work.