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A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None

Editor: Kathryn Yusoff | Reference: P3911 | ISBN: 978-1517907532 | Type: Publication

Examines how the grammar of geology is foundational to establishing the extractive economies of subjective life and the earth under colonialism and slavery. 

The Pennine Way: The Legs That Made Us

Editor: Tamara Ashley and Simone Kenyon | Reference: P2973 | ISBN: 9780954907310 | Type: Publication

In the summer of 2006, the two artists travelled across the Pennine Way creating a choreographic pathway – a shared journey and celebration of walking as dance and dancer as traveller.

Provinciality and the art world: the Midland Group 1961–1977

Artist/Author: Hannah Neate | Reference: A0649 | Type: Article

This paper focuses on the Midland Group Gallery in order to make a case for the consideration of the geographies of art galleries, highlight the importance of galleries in the context of cultural geographies of the sixties, and discuss the role of provinciality in the operation of art worlds.

In misc folder 5A.

One Morning In May - documentation

Artist/Author: Noëmi Lakmaier | Digital Reference: EF5182 | Type: Digital File

On Monday 28 May 2012, Noëmi Lakmaier undertook a slow and exhausting test of endurance – an attempt to crawl from Toynbee Studios towards ‘The Gherkin’.

Film: Hydar Dewachi. 14:39
 

Portable Borders

Artist/Author: Ila Nicole Sheren | Reference: P2839 | ISBN: 978-1477302262 | Type: Publication

Sheren explores performance art and politics on the US Frontera since 1984. Beginning with a political history of the border, with an emphasis on the Chicano movement and its art production, Ila Sheren explores the forces behind the shift in thinking about the border in the late twentieth century. 

Remote Performances in Nature and Architecture

Editor: Bruce Gilchrist, Jo Joelson, Tracey Warr | Reference: P2778 | ISBN: 978-1-4724-5391-4 | Type: Publication

This book explores the relationship between place and forms of thought and creative activity, relating Outlandia, an off-grid artists’ fieldstation, and the artists there, to the tradition of generative thinking and making structures that have included Goethe’s Gartenhaus in Weimar, Henry Thoreau's cabin at Walden Pond and Dylan Thomas’s writing shack in Laugharne.

You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination

Artist/Author: Katharine Harmon | Reference: P2506 | ISBN: 978-1568984308 | Type: Publication

A wide-ranging collection of inventive maps. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Setting the Fell on Fire: Allenheads Contemporary Arts Contemporary Art in a Rural Context

Artist/Author: Tracey Warr et al. | Reference: P2514 | ISBN: 9780955747830 | Type: Publication

This book is an account of Allenheads Contemporary Arts (ACA)’s development through a programme of residencies, projects, exhibitions and events that accompany relations with community and environment. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer

Artist/Author: Peter Turchi | Reference: P2513 | ISBN: 978-1595340412 | Type: Publication

Using the map as a metaphor, the author explores how writers and cartographers use many of the same devices for plotting and executing their work. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

The Wild Places

Artist/Author: Robert Macfarlane | Reference: P2507 | ISBN: 978-1847080189 | Type: Publication

An account of visits to various remote places in order to evoke their spirit of wildness punctuated with reflections on climate change, on destruction of habitat, and on the matters of time and belonging. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Performing Site-Specific Theatre: Politics, Place, Practice

Editor: Anna Birch and Joanne Tompkins | Reference: P2401 | Type: Publication

'Performing Site-Specific Theatre turns a critical eye to the form of site-specific theatre, investigating the nature of the relationship between 'site' and 'performance'. Contributors: Joanne Thompkins, Anna Birch, Michael McKinnie, Susan Bennett, Julie Sanders, Jane Collins, John Webster, Mike Pearson, Kathleen Irwin, Susan Haedicke, Lesley Ferris, Louise Owen, Keren Zaiontz, Bruce Barton, Richard Windeyer, Helen Iball, Sophie Nield

Culture Class

Artist/Author: Martha Rosler | Reference: P2341 | ISBN: 9781934105818 | Type: Publication

Essays written 2010-2012 with an introduction by Stephen Squibb

Social Sculpture: The Rise of the Glasgow Art Scene

Artist/Author: Sarah Lowndes | Reference: P2334 | ISBN: 9781906817596 | Type: Publication

History of Glasgow arts cultures 1855-2010, 2nd edition.

Manual for Marginal Places

Reference: P1623 | ISBN: 978-0-9568405-0-9 | Type: Publication

This is a textbook for exploring the peripheral, acknowledging marginal acts as well as marginal places. There is no definitive way of defining what is marginal. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Walk With Me, Walk With Me, Will Somebody Please Walk With Me

Artist/Author: Lone Twin | Reference: D1330 | Digital Reference: ED1330 | Type: Digital File

This documentation has since been presented with the permission of the artist as part of the Performance Matters, Performing Idea, Performance Lecture Archive; an interactive video archive housed at the Whitechapel Gallery between 2-9 October 2010. The archive looked at examples of the performance lecture as a form of artistic and critical expression and its potential to address a broad range of cultural issues and philosophical ideas. This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964) and the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

Gordon Matta-Clark

Editor: Thomas Crow et al | Reference: P2358 | ISBN: 9780714845876 | Type: Publication

Artist monograph with critical texts.

The Road North

Artist/Author: Alec Finlay and Ken Cockburn | Reference: P2602 | Type: Publication

A word-map of Scotland. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

A Study Room Guide to Remoteness

Artist/Author: Tracey Warr | Reference: P2600 | Type: Publication

For one week in August 2014, 20 specially commissioned artist performances and programmes created with local residents will be broadcast live from Outlandia, a unique artists' field-station in Glen Nevis, Lochaber, Scotland. With Resonance104.4fm’s mobile studio ‘in residence’, Outlandia will become a portal between Lochaber and the rest of the world, a context in which participants can transmit experience of place to diverse audiences through art, music and performance.