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Artist/Author: Ann-Christin Kongsness, Solveig Styve Holte | Reference: P4055 | ISBN: 978-82-93506-01-0 | Type: Publication

Publication made as part of a choreographic work investigating the relationship between theoretical, aesthetic and performing aspects of an artistic work. Includes two essays: ÆØÅ and Pointing back.

The Butch Monologues

Artist/Author: Laura Bridgeman | Reference: P4032 | ISBN: 9780956871114 | Type: Publication

A collection of secret stories exploring sexuality, vulnerability and desire, taken from interviews with butches, masculine women and gender rebels living worldwide.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Intra-Venus

Editor: Marc Nochella | Reference: P3927 | ISBN: 0-914661124 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of the exhibition of Wilke's last work. January 8 – February 19, 1994, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York

Performing the UnNameable: Anthology of Australian Performance Texts

Editor: Karen Pearlman, Richard James Allen | Reference: P3922 | ISBN: 978-0868194202 | Type: Publication

Sheds light on a range of practices in the area of contemporary performance in Australia.

In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives

Artist/Author: Judith Halberstam | Reference: P3719 | ISBN: 978-0814735855 | Type: Publication

Examines the significance of the transgender body and presents a series of case studies focused on the meanings of masculinity in its dominant and alternative forms – especially female and trans-masculinities as they exist within subcultures, and are appropriated within mainstream culture.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Homosexuality: Power and Politics

Editor: The Gay Left Collective | Reference: P3644 | ISBN: 9781788732406 | Type: Publication

After the leading organisations of radical sexual politics imploded or dissolved, the Gay Left Collective formed a research group to make sense of the changing terrain of sexuality and politics. Its goal was to formulate a rigorous Marxist analysis of sexual oppression, while linking the struggle against homophobia with a wider array of struggles, all under the banner of socialism.

The Aesthetics of Disengagement: Contemporary Art and Depression

Artist/Author: Christine Ross | Reference: P3653 | ISBN: 978-0816645398 | Type: Publication

Shows how contemporary art is a powerful yet largely unacknowledged player in the articulation of depression in Western culture, both adopting and challenging scientific definitions of the condition. Ross explores the ways in which contemporary art performs the detached aesthetics of depression, exposing the viewer's loss of connection and ultimately redefining the function of the image. 

Gender Trouble

Artist/Author: Judith Butler | Reference: P3568 | ISBN: 978-0415389556 | Type: Publication

Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural, 'essential' notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, Butler starts by questioning the category 'woman' and continues in this vein with examinations of 'the masculine' and 'the feminine'.

Sweet and Sour and Super-t-Art

Artist/Author: Emily Elizabeth Goodman | Reference: A0828 | Type: Article

Examines how Hannah Wilke explored the relationship between sexual and gustatory taste in her performance ­Super-T-Art (1974), which she created for Jean Dupuy’s event Soup & Art held at the Kitchen in New York Cit

The Women - Feminism, Dance and Gaby Agis

Artist/Author: Chris Savage-King | Reference: A0784 | Type: Article

On the launch of Gabi Agis' company.

What’s the Matterhorn?

Artist/Author: Miss High Leg Kick | Reference: P3481 | Type: Publication

A 3 second film.

A:Gender

Artist/Author: TransAction Theatre Company | Reference: D2274 | Type: DVD

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).

Popular Culture and Gender Issues in Miwa Yanagi’s Art Practice

Artist/Author: Krestina Skirl | Reference: A0712 | Type: Article

 A critical approach towards images of identity and femininity currently circulating in Japanese popular culture.

Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)

Depth, Significance and Absence: Age – Effects in New British Theatre

Artist/Author: Bridie Moore | Reference: A0711 | Type: Article

Interrogates the age-effects generated by early twenty-first century mainstream British theatre. To analyze the complex ways in which age is played out on the British stage–which seem at once both to challenge and to reiterate long-standing assumptions about age–it examines five productions seen in the autumn/winter season of 2011/12.

Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)

In misc folder 7.
 

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

Artist/Author: Kara Jesella | Reference: A0699 | Type: Article

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

Video Loupe

Editor: Catherine Elwes | Reference: P2897 | ISBN: 978-0953654109 | Type: Publication

A collection of essays by and about the videomaker and critic Catherine Elwes.

Every Woman

Artist/Author: Narcissister | Digital Reference: EF5188 | Type: Digital File

Video.

While spinning her naked, masked body on a stage to Chaka Khan’s famous anthem, Narcissister redresses herself from clothing she pulls out of various bodily orifices. 

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A Good Night Out for the Girls: Popular Feminisms in Contemporary Theatre and Performance

Artist/Author: Elaine Aston and Geraldine Harris | Reference: P2840 | ISBN: 978-1137518200 | Type: Publication

Moving across the boundaries of mainstream and experimental circuits, from the affective pleasures of commercially successful shows such as Calendar Girls and Mamma Mia! to the feminist possibilities of new burlesque and stand-up, this book offers a lucid and accessible account of popular feminisms in contemporary theatre and performance.

La manda (No soy persona, soy Mariposa)

Artist/Author: Lukas Avendaño | Digital Reference: EF5141 | Type: Digital File

Part of “Negación y Utopía” (“Nagation and Utopia”), the first National Festival of Performance of Mexico, 6-29 November 2013, a platform showcasing work on Mexican identity and multicultural hybrids. This documentation includes recordings of the performance, exerpts, and interviews with the artist. Spanish language.

If You Want Bigger Yorkshire Puddings You Need A Bigger Tin

Artist/Author: Lucy Hutson | Digital Reference: EF5131 | Type: Digital File

Video recordings of performance presented as part an extensive programme curated by Lois Keidan and Aaron Wright (Live Art Development Agency) entitled “Just Like A Woman”, composed of lectures, performances, readings, installations, screenings, workshops and debates on performance of identity, is fully dedicated to the impact of performance on feminist histories and the contribution of artists to discourses around contemporary gender politics.  From the 19th edition of the City of Women (Mesto žensk) festival – 2-13 October 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia – entitled “Let's create a place for ourselves” on public space and politics.

Barflies

Artist/Author: George Chakravarthi | Digital Reference: EF5128 | Type: Digital File

Exerpts of a three-screen video installation presented as part an extensive programme curated by Lois Keidan and Aaron Wright (Live Art Development Agency) entitled “Just Like A Woman”, composed of lectures, performances, readings, installations, screenings, workshops and debates on performance of identity, is fully dedicated to the impact of performance on feminist histories and the contribution of artists to discourses around contemporary gender politics.  From the 19th edition of the City of Women (Mesto žensk) festival – 2-13 October 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia – entitled “Let's create a place for ourselves” on public space and politics.

Pierre Molinier: Pierre Molinier

Editor: Alidon Gillmor et al. | Reference: P2519 | ISBN: 0921381115 | Type: Publication

Catalogue published on the occasion of the homonymous traveling exhibition. 

The Cinema of Sally Potter: A Politics of Love

Artist/Author: Sophie Mayer | Reference: P2421 | ISBN: 9781905674671 | Type: Publication

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.

Male Trouble: Masculinity and the Performance of Crisis

Artist/Author: Fintan Walsh | Reference: P2409 | ISBN: 9780230579699 | Type: Publication

Male Trouble explores how Wetern masculinity has increasingly appeared as a troubled gender category in recent times, using a variety of performative case studies. Includes a chapter on work by Ron Athey and Franko B. 

Adrian Piper: Race, Gender and Embodiment

Artist/Author: John P. Bowles | Reference: P2396 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-4920-4 | Type: Publication

Adrian Piper's Mythic Being performances critically engaged wtih popular representations of race, gender, sexuality and class; confronting viewers and forcing them to reconsider assumptions about the social construction of identity. An in-depth analysis of Piper's work.

Femininity, Time and Feminist Art

Artist/Author: Clare Johnson | Reference: P2383 | ISBN: 978-0-230-29848-4 | Type: Publication

Critical exploration of feminist art investigating femininity as a relationship to time

Miss High Leg Kick’s Fashion Bus

Artist/Author: Miss High Leg Kick | Reference: D1067 | Type: DVD

Performance Saga - Interview 04 - Carolee Scheemann

Artist/Author: Carolee Scheemann | Editor: Andrea Saemann and Katrin Grögel | Reference: P1111 | ISBN: 978-3-03746-115-0 | Type: Publication

Series 4 of Performance Saga: Encounters with Women Pioneers of Performance Art. Interviews by Andrea Seamann and Chris Regn. English and German languages. Accompanying dvd: REF. D0991

Performance Saga - Interview 04 - Carolee Scheemann

Artist/Author: Carolee Scheemann | Reference: D0991 | ISBN: 978-3-03746-115-0 | Type: DVD

Interviews by Andrea Seamann and Chris Regn. Series 4 of Performance Saga: Encounters with Women Pioneers of Performance Art. Contains booklet with an article by Katrin Grôgel: The Body of Work.English with German subtitles. 49 mins. Accompanied by booklet: REF. P1111

This Is My Body…

Artist/Author: Orlan | Reference: V0082 | Digital Reference: EV0082 | Type: Digital File

STUDY ROOM GUIDE / LADA ANTHOLOGY: GIRLS ON FILM

Editor: Aaron Wright | Reference: P2451 | Type: Publication

LADA Anthologies are themed collections of performance documentation and works for camera that the Agency has been invited to curate for public programmes in the UK and internationally.

Drawing on materials housed in LADA’s Study Room and documentation publicly available online, the materials were originally presented as illustrated talks, then catalogued as LADA Anthologies.