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Love Motel for Insects

Artist/Author: Brandon_Ballengee | Digital Reference: EF5301 | Type: Digital File

Public installations designed to construct interactions between humans and arthropods such as moths, beetles, caddisflies, ants and lacewings.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Art by Animals

Artist/Author: Jack Ashby | Digital Reference: EF5304 | Type: Digital File

Watch apes and elephants master human art. This film was created alongside the 2012 exhibition Art by Animals at the Grant Museum of Zoology, UCL

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Coexistence

Artist/Author: Donna Conlon | Digital Reference: EF5305 | Type: Digital File

A parade of leaf-cutter ants carry artificial leaves painted as flags of different nations and peace signs.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Falling Asleep With A Pig

Artist/Author: Kira O’Reilly | Digital Reference: EF5298 | Type: Digital File

The artist shares a living space with Deliah the pig for 72 hours. Film Credit: Rob La Frenais

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Portrait in an Anthill

Artist/Author: Yann Marussich | Digital Reference: EF5303 | Type: Digital File

The artist lies motionless for five hours in a glass container that he shares with a colony of ants.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Balthazar

Artist/Author: David Weber Krebs | Digital Reference: EF5295 | Type: Digital File

A donkey choreographs a group of dancers.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Four Legs Good

Artist/Author: Jack Tan | Digital Reference: EF5299 | Type: Digital File

A revival of medieval animal trials featuring Snoopy the Jack Russell terrier in court for sheep worrying.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Goat Cut Piece

Artist/Author: Laura Lima | Digital Reference: EF5300 | Type: Digital File

The artist collaborates with a goat to re-enact performance artist Yoko Ono’s famous work from 1964, Cut Piece.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Barbary Lion

Artist/Author: Every house has a door | Digital Reference: EF5296 | Type: Digital File

A short animation about the regionally extinct lion.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Urban Man

Artist/Author: AlbertVidal | Digital Reference: EF5302 | Type: Digital File

The artist co-habits with animals in cages in zoos around the world.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Serenading the cattle with my trombone

Artist/Author: Farmer Derek Klingenberg | Digital Reference: EF5297 | Type: Digital File

A farmer calls his cattle by playing his trombone to them.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

The Sculpture of Linda Mary Montano

Editor: Linda Mary Montano, Adam Silver, Cai Xi | Reference: P3901 | ISBN: 9780983664772 | Type: Publication

A 50-year retrospective of the sculpture of the pioneer feminist performance artist who explores and dissolves the boundaries between art and life. 

After the Party: A Manifesto for Queer of Color Life

Artist/Author: Joshua Chambers-Letson | Reference: P3772 | ISBN: 978-1-4798-3277-4 | Type: Publication

Tells the stories of minoritarian artists who mobilize performance to produce freedom and sustain life in the face of subordination, exploitation, and annihilation. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Performing Labour’s (Non)Futures Universal basic income and the monetary imagination

Artist/Author: Christian Riley Nagler | Reference: A0843 | Type: Article

The universal basic income idea is, overall, profoundly performative, in that it attempts to model the ultimate pragmatism of wider social nets of generosity, and does so by representing the embodied conditions that might be brought into being by such generosity. In this way, the utopian heuristic of an unconditional, guaranteed income is said to be an ‘instrument of freedom’ and a ‘device for economic sanity’. The question is though, as is often the case: freedom and sanity for whom?

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Psychopolitics: Neoliberalism and New Technologies of Power

Artist/Author: Byung-Chul Han | Reference: P3731 | ISBN: 9781784785772 | Type: Publication

In the course of discussing all the facets of neoliberal psychopolitics fuelling our contemporary crisis of freedom, Han elaborates an analytical framework that provides an original theory of Big Data and a lucid phenomenology of emotion.

Performance Histories from East Asia 1960s–90s: An IAPA Reader

Editor: Victor Wang | Reference: P3678 | Type: Publication

Brings together a variety of essays, photographs and archival materials and on the history of early performance art in East Asia. The publication will include texts by  An invaluable new research tool, the publication is available free at events and online.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Art Riot: Post-Soviet Actionism catalogue

Editor: Andrey Kovalev | Reference: P3433 | ISBN: 978-5-4330-0086-5 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue; Saatchi Gallery, 16 November – 31 December 2017. 

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

1ltre of blood 100kgs of bullets / Pledge

Artist/Author: Rebecca Cunningham | Reference: D2255 | Type: DVD

Documentation from two performances, presented at Brisbane Arts (2007) and MAJU JAYA Performance Art Festival (2007).

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

Wir sind überall: weltweit. unwiderstehlich. antikapitalistisch

Editor: Notes from Nowhere | Reference: P3298 | ISBN: 978-3894015367 | Type: Publication

A book of stories, stories written by activists from the front lines of resistance against capitalism and economic globalization. In German; for the English version see P0424.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide: A Bi(bli)ography of Insurrectionary Imaginati by John Jordan (P0793) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

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

Nurtured by Knowledge: Learning to Do Participatory Action Research

Editor: Susan E. Smith, Dennis G. Willms, Nancy A. Johnson | Reference: P3304 | ISBN: 978-0945257813 | Type: Publication

Examines the frustrations and limitations of conventional Western academic research on social change and describes the struggle to fashion a new approach based on the principle that people have a universal right to participate in the production of knowledge that directly affects their lives.

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

Dark Habits

Editor: Bren O’Callaghan and Sarah Perks | Reference: P3238 | ISBN: 9780993591235 | Type: Publication

Challenging and re-positioning the traditional exhibition catalogue as an artwork and commission in its own right, the pub;ication takes its inspiration from the classic Pedro Almodóvar film on the occasion of the group exhibition, La Movida at HOME, Manchester (14 April – 17 July 2017).

The Library of Performing Rights

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P3041

The Library of Performing Rights is a unique resource containing over 250 items submitted by artists, activists and academics from around the world that examine the intersection between performance and Human Rights.

The catalogue is available here and is continuously updated.

Please note the Library is currently housed in the Study Room but is a touring Library so please contact LADA before your visit to check it is not out on the road.

Public 53: Mega-Event Cities

Editor: Peter Dickinson, Kirsty Johnston, and Keren Zaiontz | Reference: P2996 | ISBN: 0845-4450 | Type: Publication

Leading scholars, artists, and activists examine the role of the arts in articulating the social agendas of urban mega-events like Olympic Games and World Expos.

 

The Revolution of the Romantics: Fluxus Made in USA

Artist/Author: Matthias Bleyl, et al. | Reference: P2707 | ISBN: 9783869840581 | Type: Publication

This publication examines the connection between Fluxus artists such as George Maciunas, Geoffrey Hendricks, Al Hansen and Ben Patterson, and Romantics such as Caspar David Friedrich and Ludwig Tiek.

Greenwich Village 1963: Avant-Garde Performance and the Effervescent Body

Artist/Author: Sally Banes | Reference: P2672 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-1391-5 | Type: Publication

This book draws a vibrant portrait of the artists and performers who gave the 1963 Village its exhilarating force, the avant-garde whose interweaving of public and private life, work and play, art and ordinary experience, began a wholesale reworking of the social and cultural fabric of America.

Roy Cohn/Jack Smith

Artist/Author: Ron Vawter | Reference: D1905 | Digital Reference: EV0079 | Type: Digital File

Going Public (e- flux journal)

Artist/Author: Boris Gray | Editor: Julieta Aranda, Brian Kuan Wood, Anton Vidokle | Reference: P1918 | ISBN: 978-1-934105-30-6 | Type: Publication

Exploration of art from the position of the producer, who does not ask what it looks like or where it comes from, but why it exists in the first place.

The Subversive Imagination: Artists, Society, and Responsibility

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Carol Becker | Reference: P1904 | ISBN: 0-415-90592-3 | Type: Publication

Professional writers, artists and cultural critics from around the world offer their views on the issue of the artist’s responsibility to society. Contributors: Page duBois, Ewa Kuryluk, Kathy Acker, Elizam Escobar, Martha Rosler, Eva Hauser,Coco Fusco, Carol Becker, Felipe Ehrenberg, Njabulo S. Ndebele, Michael Eric Dyson, Salman Rushdie / Ahmad Sadri, Henry A. Giroux, Guillermo Gomez-Pena and B. Ruby Rich

Back in 5 Studio (disc 1)

Artist/Author: Oreet Ashery | Reference: D1197 | Type: DVD

PLEASE NOTE: this video is silentSEE ALSO: D1198

Anti-cool

Artist/Author: Anti-cool | Reference: D1178 | Type: DVD

Documentation of work Japanese-born performance artist anti-cool. Her work explores how people can conquer the boundaries and rules with which they surround themselves. Through communication with those present, she tries to find solutions in order to break through people's self-imposed limits. Inlcudes artists CV and list of works (jpg. and doc. files)

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

£1 Running Sushi; Lone Orchestra in Montreal; Lone Orchestra in Belfast

Artist/Author: Anti-cool | Reference: D1177 | Type: DVD

Documentation of three works by Japanese-born performance artist anti-cool. Her work explores how people can conquer the boundaries and rules with which they surround themselves. Through communication with those present, she tries to find solutions in order to break through people’s self-imposed limits.

Text Book: Notes Around the Margins

Artist/Author: Industry of the Ordinary | Reference: D1127 | Type: DVD

Features responses by members of the general public to 12 illustrated projects carried out by Industry of the Ordinary. Accompanying publication, REF. P1199

Text Book: Notes Around the Margins.

Artist/Author: Industry of the Ordinary | Reference: P1199 | ISBN: 0-9773215-0-9 | Type: Publication

Responses by members of the general public to 12 illustrated projects carried out by Industry of the Ordinary. Accompanyed by DVD, REF. D1127

France Libertés, Pourquoi?

Editor: Foundation France Libertés | Reference: P1084 | Type: Publication

Publication on the foundation and motives of the Foundation France Libertés. French only.

Freedom through work in the Deathland of Europe

Artist/Author: Dan Urian | Reference: A0213 | Type: Article

Arbeit Macht FreiJews and Arabs

Performing Rights Collection - London - Welcome Home

Artist/Author: Oreet Ashery | Reference: D0559 | Type: DVD

A gathering especially created for Performing Rights to celebrate a symbolic home coming to all those who can not return home; inspired by 14 months in late 1940s, when 369 Palestinian villages were eradicated.

From PSI 12.

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

Oh Jerusalem

Artist/Author: Oreet Ashery | Reference: D0500 | Type: DVD

Reflections on Clapping

Artist/Author: Oreet Ashery | Reference: A0120 | Type: Article

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Say Cheese (extracts)

Artist/Author: Oreet Ashery | Reference: V0574 | Digital Reference: EV0574 | Type: Digital File

This item is part of the Study Room Guide on One to One Performance by Rachel Zerihan (P1320)