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Fat Activist Vernacular

Artist/Author: Charlotte Cooper | Digital Reference: EF5365 | Type: Digital File

Explores fat activist language.

Our Fatal Magic

Artist/Author: Tai Shani | Reference: P4111 | ISBN: 978-1907222818 | Type: Publication

Feminist science fiction that anticipates a post-patriarchal future.

 

 

Virus

Artist/Author: Linda Stupart | Reference: P4108 | ISBN: 9870992674786 | Type: Publication

A heady brew of feminist critique of the art world and extreme body horror.

Females

Artist/Author: Andrea Long Chu | Reference: P4107 | ISBN: 978-1788737371 | Type: Publication

Everyone is female, and everyone hates it.’A genre-defying investigation into sex and lies, desperate artists and reckless politics, the smothering embrace of gender and the punishing force of desire.

 

The Crossing of Innumerable Paths

Artist/Author: Guy Brett | Reference: P4049 | ISBN: 978-1-909932-531 | Type: Publication

The fourteen essays bringing together a unique gathering of artists, many of whome make works which arise out of responses to the situation or the environment in which they find themselves.

Ulrike Rosenbach catalogue

Artist/Author: Claudia Lupri | Reference: P3961 | ISBN: 978-0921972020 | Type: Publication

Catalogue published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Art Gallery of York University, September 6 – October 1, 1989.

The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution

Artist/Author: Shulamith Firestone | Reference: P3798 | Type: Publication

The first book of the women’s liberation movement to put forth a feminist theory of politics. 

Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure

Artist/Author: Lynne Segal | Reference: P3635 | ISBN: 9781781687567 | Type: Publication

Examines an array of issues, including sex as a subversive activity, the “liberated orgasm,” sex advice literature, gender uncertainties, queer politics, anti-pornography campaigns and the rise of the moral right.
 

The Avant-garde: Race, Religion, War

Artist/Author: Mike Sell | Reference: P3500 | ISBN: 978-1906497996 | Type: Publication

How have avant-gardes been shaped by racism and contributed to racist power and imperialism? How have the claims made by avant-garde political and artistic groups to liberate humanity been indebted to religious intolerance? And how has the vanguard commitment to radical cultural action contributed to war, terror, and destruction? 

After Kathy Acker: A biography

Artist/Author: Chris Kraus | Reference: P3329 | ISBN: 978-0241318058 | Type: Publication

At once forensic and intimate, the biography traces the extreme discipline and literary strategies Acker used to develop her work, and the contradictions she longed to embody. 

Against The Romance Of Community

Artist/Author: Miranda Joseph | Reference: P3325 | ISBN: 978-0816637966 | Type: Publication

Explores sites where the ideal of community relentlessly recurs, from debates over art and culture in the popular media, to the discourses and practices of nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations, to contemporary narratives of economic transformation or “globalization.” 

The Gluts: Complete Works

Artist/Author: The Gluts | Reference: D2081 | Type: DVD

Documenting The Gluts trip to Copenhagen during the COP 15 Climate Summit.

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

Stigmata

Artist/Author: Helene Cixous | Reference: P3258 | ISBN: 978-0415345453

The essays explore the broad range of poetico-philosophical questions that have long been circulating in the Cixousian universe: the self and the other, autobiographies of writing, love's labors lost and found, sexual difference, feminism and feminine hours, the prehistory of the work of art and reading the visual arts, animal (w)rites and trans-species relations, literary theory, post-colonial theory, death and life.

Revolting Subjects: Social Abjection and Resistance in Neoliberal Britain

Artist/Author: Imogen Tyler | Reference: P3156 | ISBN: 978-1848138513 | Type: Publication

Explores the processes through which specific populations are figured as 'revolting' as well as the practices through which these populations 'revolt' against their subjectification.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and class and cultural privilege. (P3152)
 

Anna Birch archive

Reference: P2992 | Type: Publication

Includes The Wollstonecraft Live Experience! programmes and materials, two programmes for the Stoke Newington Literary Festival, and a list of publications.

Slap & Tickle programme

Editor: Liz Aggiss | Reference: P2970 | Type: Publication

*currently unavailable*

A dark and ribald physical commentary on cultural mores, forays and sexual taboos. Aggiss places herself centre stage in this solo performance in a vociferously moving and disorientating display of contradictions and interpretations, on girls, ladies, women, mummys, mothers, bitches and dogs, pensioners and senior citizens.

Made For TV Part 1

Artist/Author: Tom Rubnitz | Digital Reference: EF5218 | Type: Digital File

Combining Rubnitz’s manipulation of the familiar “look” of TV shows with an extraordinary range of characters, performer Ann Magnuson impersonates the array of female types seen on TV in a typical broadcast day. 

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The Art and Films of Lynn Hershman Leeson

Editor: Meredith Tromble | Reference: P2916 | ISBN: 978-0520239715 | Type: Publication

This first historical and critical analysis of the artist's work by prominent scholars and the artist herself brings nearly forty years of creative output into focus by tracking the development of her constant themes through each medium. The essays range from formal to theoretical to psychological to poetical analyses. Includes a DVD.

Dreams and Deconstructions: Alternative Theatre in Britain

Editor: Sandy Craig | Reference: P2750 | ISBN: 090639919X | Type: Publication

An illustrated account of the development of alternative theatre in Britain over the 60s and 70s. 

La Congelada de Uva: Performances

Artist/Author: Rocio Boliver | Digital Reference: EF5109 | Type: Digital File

Compilation of exerpts of performaces by the controversial performance artist from Mexico. 

Multiple Occupancy: Eleanor Antin’s ‘Selves’

Artist/Author: Emily Liebert | Reference: P2494 | ISBN: 9781884919305 | Type: Publication

From 1972-1991, Eleanor Antin created multiple personae of different genders, races, professions, historical contexts and geographical locations. This book, issued in conjunction with a 2013 exhibition at the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, explores these works

The Amazing Decade: Women and Performance Art in America, 1970-1980

Editor: Moira Roth | Reference: P2495 | ISBN: 0937122092 | Type: Publication

A detailed study of the role women artists played in the develpment and expansion of performance art

Tania Bruguera

Artist/Author: Lucrezia Cippitelli and Domenico Scudero | Reference: P2483 | ISBN: 9788874900510 | Type: Publication

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

More Than Meat Joy: Performance Works and Selected Writings

Artist/Author: Carolee Schneemann | Reference: P2473 | ISBN: 978-0929701547 | Type: Publication

Brings together documentation and text on many of Schneemann's performance works.

100 Boots

Artist/Author: Eleanor Antin | Reference: P2464 | ISBN: 978-0762404575 | Type: Publication

This collection features all 51 images from performance artist Eleanor Antin's epic visual narrative. Introduction by Henry Sayre

Regina Jose Galindo - Estoy viva

Editor: Diego Sileo and Eugenio Viola | Reference: P2462 | ISBN: 9788857223186 | Type: Publication

Regina Jose Galindo dencounces violence women and, more generally, the social, political and cultural violence of contemporary society.

Unseen Mendieta: The Unpublished Works of Ana Mendieta

Artist/Author: Olga Viso | Reference: P2448 | ISBN: 9783791339665 | Type: Publication

Overview of 'unseen' works by Ana Mendieta

Ana Mendieta: Blood and Fire

Editor: Galerie Lelong | Reference: P2440 | ISBN: 9782868820976 | Type: Publication

*currently unavailable*

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.

Let’s Start A Pussy Riot

Editor: Emely Neu, Jade French, Pussy Riot | Reference: P2439 | ISBN: 978-0957626201 | Type: Publication

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. Contributors: Pussy Riot, Alice Bag, Anne Sherwood Pundyk, Antony Hegarty, Arvida Bystrom, Baby Dee, Battlekat, Bianca Casady, Billy Childish, Bo Ningen, Bobby Conn, Bruce LaBruce, Carolee Schneemann, Caroline Coon, Charlotte Andrews Richardson, Cornershop, CSS Elias Koskimies, Ellen Angus, Emil Schult, Fox, Franko B, Gaggle, Gera, H Plewis, Hannah Lew, Helen McCookery Book, Homoground, Inga Muscio, Jeffery Lewis, Jenny Holzer, Jon Gnarr, Judy Chicago, Kara Walker, Kembra Pfahler, Kerry McCarthy, Kids on TV, Kim Gordon, The Knife, Koivo, Laurie Penny, Lee Ranaldo, Lizzi Bougatsos, Lucky Dragon, Lucy O'Brien, Marissa Paternoster, Mary Beth Edelson, Meadham Kirchhoff, Molly Crabapple, Nastasia Alberti, No Bra, Nomi Ruiz, Olivier De Sagazan, Peaches, Peggy Seeger, Renee Lindel, Robyn, Roz Kaveney, Rozhgar Mahmood Mustafa, Sarah Lucas, Seth Bogart, Spartacus Chetwynd, Stephen Ira, Sunaura Taylor, Tamsyn Challenger, Tocotronic, Vaginal Davis, Victoria Lomasko, Vivian Goldman, Yoko Ono

The Archival Turn in Feminism: Outrage in Order

Artist/Author: Kate Eichhorn | Reference: P2430 | ISBN: 9781439909515 | Type: Publication

Exploring the potential of archiving, cataloguing and preservation in establishing new sites of feminist storytelling and political activism.

Feminist and Queer Information Studies Reader

Editor: Patrick Keilty and Rebecca Dean | Reference: P2432 | ISBN: 9781936117161 | Type: Publication

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. Contributors: Sandy Stone, Patrick Keilty, Rebecca Dean, Mary Flanagan, Melodie J. Fox and Hope A. Olson, Alvin M. Schrader, Judy Wajcman, Chela Sandoval, Jessica E. Brophy, Zabet Patterson, Lisa Nakamura, Lori Kendall, D. Grant Campbell, Melissa Adler, Dean Spade, Jasbir K. Puar, Carlos Ulises Decena, Sherilyn M. Willaims and Pamela J. McKenzie, Mica Ars Hilson, Steven Maynard, Judith Halberstam, Ajamu X, Topher Cambell, Mary Stevens, Danielle Cooper, K. J. Rawson, Ann Cvetkovich, Aliza Shvarts, D. Grant Campbell, micha cardenas, Zach Blas, Leah A. Lievrouw.

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.

Sally Potter

Artist/Author: Catherine Fowler | Reference: P2420 | ISBN: 9780252075766 | Type: Publication

A survey of director Sally Potter's work documenting and exploring her cinematic development.

Enough is Enough: Weekly Meditations for Living Dysfunctionally

Artist/Author: Karen Finley | Reference: P2424 | ISBN: 978-0671871826 | Type: Publication

In this collection of humorous illustrations and text, Finley shows us how to make the most of our dysfunctional qualities.

The Performance Dinners

Editor: Mo Throp | Reference: P2413 | ISBN: 9781908339058 | Type: Publication

Documentation of The Subjectivity and Feminisms Research Group's Performance Dinners, in which artists and academics are invited to 'perform' their response to the evening's theme, addressing the relationship between subjectivity and the artwork, particularly in regard to feminist theories. Contributors: Mo Throp, Maria Walsh, Verina Gfader, Georgina Starr, Kate Smith, Leda Papaconstantinou, Monika Oechsler, Katherine Meynell, Despina Meimaroglou, Rebecca Fortnum, Sutapa Biswas, Laura Malacart, Catherine Maffioletti, Claire MacDonald, Dominika Kieruzel, Susan Kelly, Rebecca Hallifax, Lucy Gunning, Fran Cottell, Brian Dawn Chalkley, Jo Bruton, Katie Baker, Gill Addison, Claudia Kappenberg, Celestin Edwards, Maria Walsh, Sarah Tremlett, Ana Laura Lopez de la Torres, Sissu Tarka, Sarah Smith, Lucy Reynolds, Anita Ponton, Susannah Pal, Jo Mitchell, Catherine Maffioletti, Claire Walsh, Marcia Farquhar, Sharon Bennett, Oreet Ashery, Yolande Burgin, Rose Cronin, Elisha Foust, Oriana Fox, Dominika Kieruzel, Elena Loizidou, Kristen Lovelock, Caroline Smith

The Gold Diggers

Artist/Author: Sally Potter | Reference: D2150 | Type: DVD

The Gold Diggers is a key film of early 1980s feminist cinema.  Two heroines begin to unravel the truth about the search for gold and the secrets of personal transformation and freedom

Nothing In My Pockets

Artist/Author: Laurie Anderson | Reference: P2402 | ISBN: 9782914563437 | Type: Publication

Nothing In My Pockets is a sound diary, concieved for the Atelier de Creation Radiophonique de France Culture, kept between July and October 2003. An intimate journey into the artist's personal universe. 2 CD's are presented with previously unpublished visual and text documentation.

Out From Under: Texts by Women Performance Artists

Editor: Lenora Champagne | Reference: P2400 | ISBN: 0559360097 | Type: Publication

A collection of texts by several seminal women performance artists. Holly Hughes – 'World Without End'; Beatrice Roth – 'The Father'; Laurie Anderson – from 'United States'; Karen Finley – 'The Constant State of Desire'; Rachel Rosenthal – 'My Brazil'; Laurie Carlos, Jessica Hagedorn, Robbie McCauley – 'Teenytown'; Leeny Sack – 'The Survivor and the Translator'; Lenora Champagne – 'Getting Over Tom'; Fiona Templeton – 'Strange to Relate'. 

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.

Enacting Others: Politics of Identity

Artist/Author: Cherise Smith | Reference: P2395 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-4799-6 | Type: Publication

Adrian Piper, Eleanor Antin, Anna Deavere Smith and Nikki S Lee have all crossed racial, ethnic, gender and class boundaries in works they have concieved and performed. Cherise Smith analyses their engagements with issues of identity through close readings of perfromances by each artist.

re.act.feminism #2 - a performing archive

Editor: Bettina Knaup and Beatrice Ellen Stammer | Reference: P2391 | ISBN: 978-3869844602 | Type: Publication

This publication is based upon the touring exhibition project re.act.feminism #2 – a performing archive, an expanding, temporary and living performance archive that travelled through six European countries from 2011 to 2013. With essays by curators and scholars Kathrin Becker, Mathias Danbolt, Eleonora Fabião, Bettina Knaup, Laima Kreivytė, Laurence Rassel, Angelika Richter, Oxana Sarkisyan, Rebecca Schneider, Mare Tralla, Linda Valdés, Reet Varblane.

This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

Hannah Wilke

Artist/Author: Nancy Princenthal | Reference: P2370 | ISBN: 978-3791339726 | Type: Publication

Monography on Hannah Wilke’s artwork and life