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The Body in Film

Artist/Author: R. Bruce Elder | Reference: P3501 | ISBN: 0919777848 | Type: Publication

Catalogue to accompany a film series held at the Art Gallery of Ontario (1989). 

Ally

Artist/Author: Janine Antoni, Anna Halprin, Stephen Petronio | Editor: Adrian Heathfield | Reference: P3472 | ISBN: 9783777429526 | Type: Publication

Captures a series of remarkable collaborative art works instigated by visual artist Janine Antoni, in alliance with preeminent dance-maker and community activist Anna Halprin and pioneer choreographer Stephen Petronio.

Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950

Editor: Deborah E. Horowitz | Reference: P3409 | ISBN: 978-3791353166 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian (24 October – 26 May 2014); Musée d'art moderne Grand-Duc Jean (5 July – 12 October 2014); Kunsthaus Graz (15 November 2014 – 15 March 2015).

My Heart is Broken

Artist/Author: Franko B | Reference: D2287 | Type: DVD

Video: a deeply poetic array of cinematic images

From the Favelas to Hackney

Artist/Author: AfroReggae | Reference: D2283 | Type: DVD

Te documentary follows a four-day AfroReggae project in Hackney Free and Parochial School, culminating in a live performance at Amnesty International. Footage from the streets of Rio and London.

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

The Angelic Conversation

Artist/Author: Derek Jarman | Reference: D2292 | Type: DVD

With his painter's eye, Jarman conjured, in a beautiful palette of light, colour and texture, an evocative and radical visualisation of Shakespeare's love poems. Includes interviews, an illustrated booklet, and stills gallery.

Pocket Theatre M documentation

Artist/Author: Zorica Jevremović | Reference: D2262 | Type: DVD

Artist biography and promotional material for Pocket Theatre M (Džepno pozorište M), founded on the premises of a psychiatric clinic.

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

DemoKino: Virtual Biopolitical Agora

Editor: Ivana Ivkovic and Davide Grassi | Reference: P3290 | ISBN: 961-6572-03-2 | Type: Publication

This textual and pictorial reader is more than just documentation of an art project. It combines contributions by theorists and a photocomic created from the original project's texts and visuals by Dejan Dragosavac Ruta to reflect on the proposition of Janez Janša's eponymous project. 

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

Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983

Artist/Author: Tim Lawrence | Reference: P3252 | ISBN: 978-0822362029 | Type: Publication

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.

Awkwardness

Artist/Author: Adam Kotsko | Reference: P3251 | ISBN: 978-1-84694-391-1 | Type: Publication

Argues that the awkwardness of our age is a key to understanding human experience.

Yoko Ono: Half a Wind Show - a Retrospective

Editor: Ingrid Pfeiffer and Max Hollein | Reference: P3218 | ISBN: 978-3791352831 | Type: Publication

Named after her renowned exhibition at London's Lisson gallery in 1967, this volume features Ono's most important works. It also includes photographs of Ono surrounded by her art, her billboards, “instructions,” letters, invitations to her performances, and exhibition posters.

Published on the occasion of exhibitions at Schirn Kunstahlle Frankfurt (February-May 2013), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek (June-September 2013) and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao (March-September 2014)

Meredith Monk

Editor: Deborah Jowitt | Reference: P3201 | ISBN: 978-0801855405 | Type: Publication

An absorbing portrait of an artist whose career spans three decades of American avant-garde performance. Collecting writings by Monk herself, along with significant reviews, essays, interviews, and photographs of Monk's unique performance events, the book establishes her as one of the great treasures of contemporary American culture.

Performing Machines

Editor: Museum Tinguely | Reference: P3188 | ISBN: 978-3-9524392-9-6 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue; comprises essays and a section containing documents, hitherto unpublished interviews and a gallery discussion. Exhibition: 27 January – 1 May 2017, Museum Tinguely, Basel.

Emily Jacir: Europa

Editor: Emily Jacir and Omar Kholeif | Reference: P3123 | ISBN: 978-3791354842 | Type: Publication

This book focuses on this award-winning artist's relationship to Europe and the Mediterranean and explores how one relates to a particular place. Published to accompany exhibitions at the Whitechapel Gallery (Sept 2015 – Jan 2016) and IMMA (Oct-Dec 2016).Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Media Parasites in the Early Avant-Garde: On the Abuse of Technology and Communication

Artist/Author: Arndt Niebisch | Reference: P3103 | ISBN: 978-1137276858 | Type: Publication

Niebisch retraces how the early Avant-Garde movements started out as parasites inhabiting and irritating the emerging mass media circuits of the press, cinema, and wired and wireless communication.

Ragnar Kjartansson

Editor: Leila Hasham | Reference: P3099 | ISBN: 978-3863359706 | Type: Publication

Published as part of the eponymous exhibition at the Barbican 14 July – 4 September. Surveys the Icelandic artist's practice from his student work to today.

This item can be found in the locked glass cabinet.

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.

Conceptual Art in Britain 1964-1979

Editor: Andrew Wilson | Reference: P2975 | ISBN: 978-1849763684 | Type: Publication

The book explores the textual work of Art & Language, Victor Burgin and others; the New Sculpture being produced by those such as Richard Long and Michael Craig-Martin; and the artists who addressed society and politics, including Stephen Willats and Margaret Harrison. 

On the occasion of the eponymous exhibition, April-August 2016.

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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Wend Iwade

Editor: Richard Houguez | Reference: P2962 | ISBN: 978-0-9935123-1-5 | Type: Publication

Publication on the project which saw the artist working with the residents of Iwade from July 2015 to explore the village’s changing identity in the flux of the new build development. The project included workshops, residencies and live events hosted by artists, musicians and archeologists. 

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.

Fever: Art of David Wojnarowicz

Editor: Amy Scholder | Reference: P2903 | ISBN: 978-0847821440 | Type: Publication

Published in conjunction with a major retrospective of the artist's work at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, January – April 1999. Includes excerpts from Wojnarowicz's writings and essays by Dan Cameron, Mysoon Rizk, C. Carr and John Carlin. 

Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta

Reference: P2890 | ISBN: 978-0520288010 | Type: Publication

This richly illustrated catalogue presents a series of sequential color stills from each of twenty-one original Super 8 films that have been newly preserved and digitized in high definition for the 2015 exhibition, combined with related photographs, and reference still images from all of the artist's 104 filmworks; together these illustrations sample the full range of the artist's film practice from 1971 to 1981. 

Exhibition dates: Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota: September 15 – December 12, 2015.

Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics

Artist/Author: José Esteban Muñoz | Reference: P2885 | ISBN: 978-0-8166-3015-8 | Type: Publication

A look at how those outside the racial and sexual mainstream negotiate majority culture—not by aligning themselves with or against exclusionary works but rather by transforming these works for their own cultural purposes. Muñoz calls this process “disidentification,” and through a study of its workings, he develops a new perspective on minority performance, survival, and activism.

Dressed as a Gril

Artist/Author: Jonny Woo, John Sizzle, Holestar, Scottee, Amber, Pia and Ma Butcher | Reference: D2209 | Type: DVD

London's alternative East End drag phenomenon gets its moment in this account of six years in the lives of its most celebrated performers: Jonny Woo, John Sizzle, Holestar, Scottee, Amber, Pia and Ma Butcher.

Extras: interviews with cast and crew, deleted scenes, character profiles, music videos, performances. Directed by Colin Rothbart.

94 minutes.

2015.

Minor Histories: Statements, Conversations, Proposals (Writing Art)

Artist/Author: Mike Kelley | Reference: P2823 | ISBN: 978-0262611985 | Type: Publication

The collection concentrates on Kelley's own work, ranging from texts in “voices” that grew out of scripts for performance pieces to expository critical and autobiographical writings. 

Carolee Schneemann: Unforgivable

Editor: Kenneth White, Ron Hanson | Reference: P2819 | ISBN: 978-1908966513 | Type: Publication

The most thorough visual overview of Schneemann’s work to date. Organized by five interrelated categories—Interviews and Correspondence, Painting, Cinema, Sites, and Technological Processes—this volume brings together previously published essays and interviews by authorities on the artist’s work.

Sensible Politics: The Visual Culture of Nongovernmental Activism

Editor: Meg McLagan and Yates McKee | Reference: P2800 | ISBN: 978-1935408246 | Type: Publication

A diverse group of contributors, from art historians, anthropologists, and political theorists to artists, filmmakers, and architects, considers the interaction of politics and the visual in such topics as the political consequences of a photograph taken by an Israeli soldier in a Palestinian house in Ramallah; AIDS activism; images of social suffering in Iran; the “forensic architecture” of claims to truth; and the “Make Poverty History” campaign. Transcending disciplines, they trace a broader image complex whereby politics is brought to visibility through the mediation of specific cultural forms that mix the legal and the visual, the hermeneutic and the technical, the political and the aesthetic.

One Year Performance 1981–1982

Artist/Author: Tehching Hsieh | Digital Reference: EF5176 | Type: Digital File

In his third one-year performance piece, from 26 September 1981 through 26 September 1982, Hsieh spent one year outside, not entering buildings or shelter of any sort, including cars, trains, airplanes, boats, or tents.

SD Video 31’ 15 video, colour, sound

SWIM

Artist/Author: Amy Sharrocks | Digital Reference: EF5177 | Type: Digital File

One of a series of works looking at people and their relationship with water in an urban setting.

2014, HD video, 31’ 19”

Tie A String Around the World

Editor: Patrick D. Flores | Reference: P2803 | Type: Publication

The publication accompanies the exhibition Tie A String Around the World, at The Philippine Pavilion of the Biennale Arte 2015.

State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970

Artist/Author: Constance M. Lewallen and Karen Moss | Reference: P2786 | ISBN: 978-0520270619 | Type: Publication

This companion book to the exhibition of the same name investigates California’s vital contributions to Conceptual art—in particular, work that emerged in the late 1960s among scattered groups of young artists. 

Academy 23

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D2190 | Type: DVD

Audio CD of recordings celebrating The Final Academy and featuring the contributions of Joe Ambrose, ElectroRev, John Balance, De Straatslijper, Testing Vault & The Palgue Doctors for a total of 8 tracks. For related anthology and documentation see REF P2739.

Giovanna Maria Casetta: Retrospective Box

Editor: Giovanna Maria Casetta and Robert Pacitti | Reference: P2725 | ISBN: 0-9549904-2-8 | Type: DVD

The Retrospective Box is a retrospective of Giovanna Maria Casetta’s practice to date which spans almost twenty years, documented through writings, conversations, images, film and artefacts. The box contains two books, one interview, artist’s notes, slides, postcards and three DVDs – two Artist’s films and one a document of the Artist’s work. Shelved in Oversize publications section.

Academy 23 - An ‘unofficial’ tribute to William S. Burroughs & The Final Academy

Editor: Matthew Levi Stevens | Reference: P2739 | Type: Publication

An anthology celebrating The Final Academy and featuring the contributions of Joe Ambrose, Bee, Michael Butterworth & John Coulthart, Fritz Catlin, Emma Doeve, Paul A Green, Phil Hine, Spencer Kansa, Cabell McLean, John May, Jack Sergeant, John Balance, and unpublished interviews with William S. Burroughs and Terry Wilson. For related audio CD see REF D2190.

The Illuminated Theatre: Studies on the Suffering of Images

Artist/Author: Joe Kelleher | Reference: P2722 | ISBN: 978-0415748278 | Type: Publication

A book about theatricality and spectatorship in the early twenty-first century. In a wide-ranging analysis that draws upon theatrical, visual and philosophical approaches, it asks how spectators and audiences negotiate the complexities and challenges of contemporary experimental performance arts.

Situation Rooms: Ein Multiplayer Videostück /// A Multiplayer Video Piece

Artist/Author: Rimini Protokoll | Reference: P2732 | Type: Publication

This catalogue documents the multimedia performance project “Situation Rooms” – a multiple simultaneous cinema, augmented reality, and three-dimensional theatre experience.

Direct Approach - How to create a platform for conversations on violence in film and reality.

Artist/Author: Stine Marie Jacobsen | Reference: P2702 | ISBN: 978-87-997622-0-0 | Type: Publication

Direct Approach is a project based on conversations about violence in film and reality. Participants are asked to describe from their memory the most violent film scene they have ever watched. Then they are asked to choose one of the characters from the film scene: victim, perpetrator or bystander.

Ephemerality Capture and Kin

Artist/Author: Keith Gallasch | Reference: A0622 | Type: Article

Review of the exhibition Performance Now, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Art Museum, 6 Dec 2014-1 March 2015, Brisbane.