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

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

Author: Laura Bridgeman | Reference: P4032 | ISBN: 9780956871114

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

Reference: P3927 | ISBN: 0-914661124

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

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

Author: Judith Halberstam | Reference: P3719 | ISBN: 978-0814735855

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

Reference: P3644 | ISBN: 9781788732406

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

Author: Christine Ross | Reference: P3653 | ISBN: 978-0816645398

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

Author: Judith Butler | Reference: P3568 | ISBN: 978-0415389556

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

Author: Emily Elizabeth Goodman | Reference: A0828

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

Author: Chris Savage-King | Reference: A0784

On the launch of Gabi Agis' company.

What’s the Matterhorn?

Author: Miss High Leg Kick | Reference: P3481

A 3 second film.

A:Gender

Author: TransAction Theatre Company | Reference: D2274

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

Author: Krestina Skirl | Reference: A0712

 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

Author: Bridie Moore | Reference: A0711

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

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.

Every Woman

Author: Narcissister | Digital Reference: EF5188

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

Author: Elaine Aston and Geraldine Harris | Reference: P2840 | ISBN: 978-1137518200

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)

Author: Lukas Avendaño | Digital Reference: EF5141

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

Author: Lucy Hutson | Digital Reference: EF5131

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

Author: George Chakravarthi | Digital Reference: EF5128

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

Reference: P2519 | ISBN: 0921381115

Catalogue published on the occasion of the homonymous traveling exhibition. 

The Cinema of Sally Potter: A Politics of Love

Author: Sophie Mayer | Reference: P2421 | ISBN: 9781905674671

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

Author: Fintan Walsh | Reference: P2409 | ISBN: 9780230579699

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

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

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

Author: Clare Johnson | Reference: P2383 | ISBN: 978-0-230-29848-4

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

Performance Saga - Interview 04 - Carolee Scheemann

Author: Carolee Scheemann | Reference: P1111 | ISBN: 978-3-03746-115-0

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

Author: Carolee Scheemann | Reference: D0991 | ISBN: 978-3-03746-115-0

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

STUDY ROOM GUIDE / LADA ANTHOLOGY: GIRLS ON FILM

Reference: P2451

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.