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Love Motel for Insects

Author: Brandon_Ballengee | Digital Reference: EF5301

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.

Portrait in an Anthill

Author: Yann Marussich | Digital Reference: EF5303

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.

Art by Animals

Author: Jack Ashby | Digital Reference: EF5304

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.

Falling Asleep With A Pig

Author: Kira O’Reilly | Digital Reference: EF5298

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.

Balthazar

Author: David Weber Krebs | Digital Reference: EF5295

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.

Goat Cut Piece

Author: Laura Lima | Digital Reference: EF5300

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.

Four Legs Good

Author: Jack Tan | Digital Reference: EF5299

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.

Urban Man

Author: AlbertVidal | Digital Reference: EF5302

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.

Barbary Lion

Author: Every house has a door | Digital Reference: EF5296

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.

Serenading the cattle with my trombone

Author: Farmer Derek Klingenberg | Digital Reference: EF5297

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.

Coexistence

Author: Donna Conlon | Digital Reference: EF5305

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.

The Sculpture of Linda Mary Montano

Reference: P3901 | ISBN: 9780983664772

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

Author: Joshua Chambers-Letson | Reference: P3772 | ISBN: 978-1-4798-3277-4

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

Author: Christian Riley Nagler | Reference: A0843

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

Author: Byung-Chul Han | Reference: P3731 | ISBN: 9781784785772

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

Reference: P3678

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).

1ltre of blood 100kgs of bullets / Pledge

Author: Rebecca Cunningham | Reference: D2255

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).

Nurtured by Knowledge: Learning to Do Participatory Action Research

Reference: P3304 | ISBN: 978-0945257813

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).

Wir sind überall: weltweit. unwiderstehlich. antikapitalistisch

Reference: P3298 | ISBN: 978-3894015367

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).

Dark Habits

Reference: P3238 | ISBN: 9780993591235

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

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.

The Revolution of the Romantics: Fluxus Made in USA

Author: Matthias Bleyl, et al. | Reference: P2707 | ISBN: 9783869840581

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

Author: Sally Banes | Reference: P2672 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-1391-5

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

Author: Ron Vawter | Reference: D1905 | Digital Reference: EV0079

Going Public (e- flux journal)

Author: Boris Gray | Reference: P1918 | ISBN: 978-1-934105-30-6

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

Author: Various | Reference: P1904 | ISBN: 0-415-90592-3

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)

Author: Oreet Ashery | Reference: D1197

PLEASE NOTE: this video is silentSEE ALSO: D1198

Anti-cool

Author: Anti-cool | Reference: D1178

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

Author: Anti-cool | Reference: D1177

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.

Freedom through work in the Deathland of Europe

Author: Dan Urian | Reference: A0213

Arbeit Macht FreiJews and Arabs

Performing Rights Collection - London - Welcome Home

Author: Oreet Ashery | Reference: D0559

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).

Reflections on Clapping

Author: Oreet Ashery | Reference: A0120

Seperate article in folder

Say Cheese (extracts)

Author: Oreet Ashery | Reference: V0574 | Digital Reference: EV0574

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

We Are Everywhere - The Irresistible Rise of Global Anticapitalism

Reference: P0424 | ISBN: 978-1859844472

A book of stories, stories written by activists from the front lines of resistance against capitalism and economic globalization.

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).