A heady brew of feminist critique of the art world and extreme body horror.
Exhibition catalogue. 12/11 – 4/12 1987. In German.
Zine documenting the DIY 15 project; supported by Chapter Arts.
Does art have a sex? A study of Lucas’s famous assemblage of objects that suggest male and female body parts.
The first book-length introduction to and critical analysis of contemporary feminist performance, from Madonna to Karen Finley to Cherrie Moraga.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
An innovative multi-media performance piece that takes a long, hard and sometimes uncomfortable look at our notions of gender.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
A LADA screening programme for the 2016 Venice International Performance Art Week: a collection of documentation and artists’ films looking at pain and performance.
Marina Abramovic – On ‘Rhythm O’, 1974, 2013, 3’07” ; Ron Athey – Ron’s Story, 2001, 4’44”; Marcel.Li Antunez Roca – Epizoo, 1994, 8’29; Franko B – Don’t Leave Me This Way, 2009, 5’03”; Wafaa Bilal – On ‘Shoot An Iraqi’, 2007, 2’21”; Rocío Boliver – Times Go By and I Can’t Forget You: Between Menopause and Old Age, 2013, 4’18”; Cassils – The Powers That Be, 2016, 2’24”; Bob Flanagan – Cystic Fibrosis Song, 1990’s 1’32”; Regina Jose Galindo – Lucha, 2002, 3’37”; jamie lewis Hadley – this rose made of leather, 2012, 9’10”; Nicola Hunter & Ernst Fischer – Passion/Flower, 2012, 4’02”; Oleg Kulik – Dog House 1996, 4’10”; Martin O’Brien – Taste of Flesh, 2015, 2’59”; Kira O’Reilly – Wet Cup, 2000, 2’29”; ORLAN – Successful Operation, 1990, 6’16”; Petr Pavlensky – Radical Artist In Court – Ukraine Today News Item, 2015, 1’57”
Tracing a dynamic genealogy of performance from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, Uri McMillan contends that black women artists practiced a purposeful self- objectification, transforming themselves into art objects.
Two screening programmes of radical work for SPILL 2014:
Marginalised Bodies – A screening of artists working with their queer, disabled, black and female bodies in brilliant and subversive ways. Featuring La Ribot, Harold Offeh, Kira O’Reilly, Disabled Avant Garde, George Chakravarthi, and many more. Contained by the secrecy of the night hours and the wearing of horse blinkers; the performance score involves actions of cutting, tattooing, writing and speaking. The work explores domestication and the feral through actions that open and restrict the body (such as fasting, cutting and urinating).
Club & Underground Culture – A screening of live performance and work to camera rooted in underground and club culture. Featuring mavericks, outsiders, legends, gender terrorists and out and out freaks, including David Hoyle, CHRISTEENE, Ursula Martinez, Rocío Boliver, Duckie and many more.
Ten parts documentation of performane working with the alter feminine as a way of confronting the audience. Presented in the context of “Fem Fresh” (Sunday 8 June 2014), a collaboration between Queen Mary, University of London and the Live Art Development Agency, featuring presentations and dialogues on, about, and around feminism and age in Live Art.
Four parts documentation of a piece exploring repetitive ritual, within a framework of noise and projected through a semi constructed physical structure. Presented in the context of “Fem Fresh” (Sunday 8 June 2014), a collaboration between Queen Mary, University of London and the Live Art Development Agency, featuring presentations and dialogues on, about, and around feminism and age in Live Art.
Two parts documentation of performance offering varied interpretations on the aging female solo performing body. Presented in the context of “Fem Fresh” (Sunday 8 June 2014), a collaboration between Queen Mary, University of London and the Live Art Development Agency, featuring presentations and dialogues on, about, and around feminism and age in Live Art.
A detailed study of the role women artists played in the develpment and expansion of performance art
A collection of essays on the installation and performance work of Cuban artist Tania Bruguera. Contributors: Domenico Scudero, Lucrezia Cippitelli, Irma Arestizabal, Roberto Pinto, Simonetta Lux
Catalogue of Alice Anderson's 'From Dance to Sculpture' exhibition.
Brings together documentation and text on many of Schneemann's performance works.
Sophie Calle’s project Double Game interweaves the artist’s life with that of Maria, a character in Paul Auster’s novel ‘Leviathan’, blurring the lines between reality and fiction. Second edition
This collection features all 51 images from performance artist Eleanor Antin's epic visual narrative. Introduction by Henry Sayre
Regina Jose Galindo dencounces violence women and, more generally, the social, political and cultural violence of contemporary society.
Accompanies the 2014 retrospective of Vlasta Delimar’s work at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb.
Catalogue from the Rebecca Horn retrospective that opened at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 1993. Contributions include interviews and essays by Rebecca Horn, Germano Celant, Nancy Spector, Giuliana Bruno, Katherina Schmidt, Stuart Morgan, Nicholas Serota, Thomas Krens.
Overview of 'unseen' works by Ana Mendieta
An overview of Mendieta’s work published to accompany Galerie Lelong’s exhibition 8 September – 8 October 2011. Photographs, film stills, critical texts and interviews.
Created in collaboration with Pussy Riot, this book links together the events leading up to and after the group’s arrest and the themes they fight for – feminism, LGBTQ rights, freedom of speech and the environment.
Puts the field of Information Studies into critical conversation with studies of gender, sexuality, race and technology, with writings from a broad range of renowned scholars.
Drawing on archival materials and in-depth interviews, Mayer's book opens up historical, political and cultural vistas to give a full account of feminist filmmaker Sally Potter's career.
A survey of director Sally Potter's work documenting and exploring her cinematic development.
An overview of Yingmei Duan's performance and installation work since 1995.
Six international performance artists collaborate on a project exploring invisible disability through ‘living art’ practice. CAUTION includes one DVD of video works and one CD of talking text.
Journal discussing Feminist Aesthetics. Key Articles: María Laura Rosa ‘Our bodies, our history: Mujeres Públicas’s activism in the city of Buenos Aires’ Veeranganakumari Solanki ‘Aesthetics and Identities: interview with Reena Saini Kallat’ Eileen Legaspi-Ramirez ‘Questions and Answers: interview with Lani Maestro’ Anna Bunting-Branch and Rose Garrard ”Frames of Reference’ Rose Garrard: Interview’ Ming Turner ‘Quasi-skin and post-human: Lin Pey Chwen’s Eve Clone series, Bracha L. Ettinger ‘Artists’ Pages’ Carol Archer ‘Womanly Blooms: Cai Jin’s Beauty Banana Plant Paintings’ Marta Cenini ‘Coco Fusco’s Room:Rethinking Feminism after Guantanamo’ Christine Conley ‘Making Space for Utopia, FAG and the Aesthetics of Activism: Christine Conley interviews Allyson Mitchell and Deirdre Katy Deepwell ‘Re.act Feminism: feminist, gender-critical and trans-gender performance art: Katy Deepwell interviews Bettina Knaup and Beatrice E. Stammer’ Maria Photiou ‘The Green Line: Greek Cypriot Women Artists’ Politicised Practices, Lia Lapithi and Marianna Christofides’ Women on the Verge, Duba’ Women Artists at Manifesta, Genk, Women Artists at Arsenale, Kiev Women Artists at Documenta 13, Kassel.
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
On the work of Kate Gilmore. This article can be found in the miscellaneous articles 3 binder.
Article by Anna Watkins Fisher featuring: Amber Hawk, Kate Gilmore, Ann Liv Young. This article can be found in the Miscellaneous Articles 3 binder
A collection of articles and documentation about the artist Amber Hawk Swanson. In Miscellaneous Articles 3.
Carmelita Tropicana / part of Trashing Performance commissioned by Performance Matters.
A Study Room Guide featuring selected performances from eleven artists who interrogate and interrupt the silences that exist in Ireland.
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