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The Kollwitz Konnection

Author: Jean Owens Schaefer | Reference: A0870 | Type: Article

On Kollwitz's reception in America, 1900-1960

Liquid damage on publication.

PAErsche Action Lab documentation

Reference: P4046 | Type: Publication

Books, catalogues, flyers and posters by PAErsche Action Lab (2010-)

In the oversize cabinet. 

Black Sun

Editor: Will Holder | Reference: P4021 | ISBN: 9780995713376 | Type: Publication

Edited in conversation with Krist Gruijthuijsen, the director of KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, to accompany the exhibitions ‘David Wojnarowicz Photography & Film 1978–1992’, ‘Reza Abdoh’, and ‘TIES, TALES AND TRACES: Dedicated to Frank Wagner, Independent Curator (1958–2016)’.

Ulrike Rosenbach catalogue

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.

Rose Garrard: Redressing the balance

Editor: Beatrice Stammer, Frank Wagner | Reference: P3963 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue. 12/11 – 4/12 1987.  In German.

The Theater of the Bauhaus

Editor: Walter Gropius, Arthur S. Wensinger | Reference: P3950 | ISBN: 978-0819560209 | Type: Publication

Essays on the concept of total theatre, which emerged from the Bauhaus as a new aesthetic of stage design and presentation.

Queer Lovers and Hateful Others: Regenerating Violent Times and Places

Author: Jin Haritaworn | Reference: P3720 | ISBN: 978-0745330617 | Type: Publication

Berlin is once more capital of queer arts and tourism. Queerness is more visible today than it has been for decades, but at what cost? This book argues that queer subjects have become a lovely sight only through being cast in the shadow of the new folk devil, the ‘homophobic migrant’ who is rendered by society as hateful, homophobic and disposable. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

In Defence of Formalism

Author: Roger Copeland | Reference: A0799 | Type: Article

On the politics of disinterestedness. 

Theatre Criticism: Changing Landscapes

Editor: Duska Radosavljevic | Reference: P3533 | ISBN: 978-1472577092 | Type: Publication

Features 16 commissioned contributions from scholars, arts journalists and bloggers, as well as a small selection of innovative critical practice, sharing perspectives on relevant historical, theoretical and political contexts influencing the development of the discipline, as well as specific aspects of the contemporary practices and genres of theatre criticism.

documenta marginale

Editor: Dieter Weiczorek | Reference: P3469 | Type: Publication

Published on the occasion of the LEER-GUT, an exhibition held at the Kadenz/Geldern Gallery in November 1992. 

In German.

The Principle of Black Market International

Reference: P3375 | Type: Publication

Includes essays on Black Market International.

Part of the Something Human Study Room Guide on Southeast Asian performance (P3334).

Radio Ballet

Author: LIGNA | Reference: D2289 | Type: DVD

Around 500 participants – usual radio listeners, no dancers or actors – were invited to enter the Leipzig train station, equipped with cheap, portable radios and earphones. By means of these devices they could listen to a radio program consisting of a choreography suggesting permitted and forbidden gestures (to beg, to sit or lie down on the floor etc.). 

Immo Klink archive 2006

Author: Immo Klink | Reference: D2264 | Type: DVD

Archive documenting the photographer's work up to 2006.

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

As If It’s Just About to Happen

Editor: Litó Walke | Reference: P3159 | ISBN: 978-300-055501-5 | Type: Publication

A reengagement with four workshops, facilitated within HZT Belin's BA Dance, Context, Choreography programme between 2014-2016. Consists of four publications, reflecting on the entanglement of artistic and pedagogic practices. 

Pina Bausch: The Biography

Author: Marion Meyer | Reference: P3158 | ISBN: 9781783199891 | Type: Publication

The first-ever biography in English the most influential performer and choreographer of the 20th century.

How to Frame - On the Threshold of Performing and Visual Arts

Editor: Barbara Gronau and Matthias von Hartz | Reference: P3162 | ISBN: Sternberg Press | Type: Publication

From 2012 to 2016, Foreign Affairs, the international performing arts festival of Berliner Festspiele, and the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK) have been investigating the relations between the performing and visual arts. The festival has continuously produced projects with international artists that experiment with various institutional frameworks. This book is both a question and a manual, collecting ideas, knowledge and experiences that stem from the theory and practices developed over the past few years.

Cut with the Kitchen Knife: Weimar Photomontages of Hannah Hoch

Author: Maud Lavin | Reference: P3149 | ISBN: 978-0300061642 | Type: Publication

Investigates the multilayered social construction of femininity in the mass culture of Weimar Germany, focusing on the photomontages of the avant-garde artist Hannah Hoch. 

Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)

Performative monuments: The rematerialisation of public art

Author: Mechtild Widrich | Reference: P3138 | ISBN: 978-0719095917 | Type: Publication

How did performance artists of the '60s and '70s, famous for their opposition both to lasting art and the political establishment, become the foremost monument builders of the '80s, '90s and today? This book argues that the centrality of performance to monuments and indeed public art in general rests not on its ephemerality or anti-authoritarian rhetoric, but on its power to build interpersonal bonds both personal and social.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Going for the burn

Author: Jana Perkovic | Editor: Keith Gallasch, Virginia Baxter | Reference: A0691 | Type: Article

Review of the Foreign Affairs festival, Berlin.

The Edges of Society: The Plays of Dea Loher

Author: Daniel Brunet | Editor: Adele Edling Shank | Reference: A0698 | Type: Article

Introduction to Loher's play, with particular emphasis on Innocence – the play and Michael Thalheimer's 2012 production. 

Bandoneon: Working with Pina Bausch

Author: Raimund Hoghe | Reference: P2967 | ISBN: 978-1-78319-327-1 | Type: Publication

A new translation of Hoghe’s original rehearsal diary that documented the legendary Tanztheater Wuppertal’s work on Bandoneon (1980), illustrated with photos of the production by Ulli Weiss, and personal images and notes from the dancers.

Translated from the German by Penny Black. 

 

In Place of a Show

Author: Augusto Corrieri | Reference: P2963 | ISBN: 978-1474256728 | Type: Publication

An account of Western theatre buildings in the 21st century: theatres stripped of their primary purpose, lying empty, preserved as museums, or demolished. 

Volkskunsthalle catalogue

Author: Romeo Gongora | Reference: P2960 | ISBN: 978-3941230019 | Type: Publication

Between 17/09 and 4/10 2009, the artist invited a musician, an unemployed person, a squatter, a protester, an activist, an artist, a racist and an anti-racist, and others, to spend a day in the Künstlerhaus Bethanien. This book was published in conjunction with the exhibition and documents each individual’s daylong occupation of the gallery space.

Agora Collective documentation

Editor: Agora Collective | Reference: P2940 | Type: Publication

Includes:

Model Behaviours publication (AFFECT module I); in English; 2014

Mit freundlichen Gruessen exhibition catalogue; in German; 2013

promotional postcards; in English; 2014

Agit Prop: Performance in Banff

Editor: Lorne Falk | Reference: P2932 | ISBN: 9780920159903 | Type: Publication

Catalogue from the first performance series held at The Banff Centre and in Alberta.  9-25 July 1982. 

Gob Squad and the Impossible Attempt To Make Sense of It All

Editor: Johanna Freiburg | Reference: P2875 | Type: Publication

A 150 page reader for students and other particularly interested audience members stuffed full of texts, scripts, interviews and concept documents. 

Andy Warhol: Death and Disaster

Editor: Ingrid Moessinger | Reference: P2851 | ISBN: 978-3-7356-0046-2 | Type: Publication

Catalogue for the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz exhibition Andy Warhol: Death and Disaster, curated by Heiner Bastian. November 2014 – February 2015.

The Origins of Totalitarianism

Author: Hannah Arendt | Reference: P2842 | ISBN: 978-0156701532 | Type: Publication

Arendt provides a historical account of the forces that crystallized into totalitarianism. The ebb and flow of nineteenth-century anti-Semitism (she deemed the Dreyfus Affair a dress rehearsal for the Final Solution) and the rise of European imperialism, accompanied by the invention of racism as the only possible rationalization for it. 

COLAB Editions: The Publication

Author: Jamie Schwartz | Reference: P2484 | ISBN: 9783000358286 | Type: Publication

Edited by Jaime Schwartz, The Publication follows the journey of ten collaborations, created by Co-Lab performance art program together with Savvy Contemporary Art Laboratory in Berlin.

Contributors: Jens Brockmeier, Shannon Cochrane, Márcio Carvalho, Bonaventure Soh Ndikung, Jaime Schwartz, Pauline Doutreluingne and Ioana  Muntenescu, Essi Kausalainen, Alastair Maclennan, Nezaket Ekici, Kurt Johannessen, Jelili Atiku, Lan Hungh, Ieke Trinks, Jacques Van Poppel, Leena Kela, Tomasz Szrama, Juha Valkeapää, Kimmo Modig, Nathalie Bikoro, Serge Olivier Fokoua, Ruth Feukoua, Marc Patrick Tchambou, Willem Wilhelmus, Maurice Blok, Andrés Galeano, Antoni Karwowski, Márcio Carvalho, Magnus Logi Kristinsson, Stefan Riebel

COLAB Editions: The Publication

Author: Jamie Schwartz | Reference: P2484 | ISBN: 9783000358286 | Type: Publication

Edited by Jaime Schwartz, The Publication follows the journey of ten collaborations, created by Co-Lab performance art program together with Savvy Contemporary Art Laboratory in Berlin.

Contributors: Jens Brockmeier, Shannon Cochrane, Márcio Carvalho, Bonaventure Soh Ndikung, Jaime Schwartz, Pauline Doutreluingne and Ioana  Muntenescu, Essi Kausalainen, Alastair Maclennan, Nezaket Ekici, Kurt Johannessen, Jelili Atiku, Lan Hungh, Ieke Trinks, Jacques Van Poppel, Leena Kela, Tomasz Szrama, Juha Valkeapää, Kimmo Modig, Nathalie Bikoro, Serge Olivier Fokoua, Ruth Feukoua, Marc Patrick Tchambou, Willem Wilhelmus, Maurice Blok, Andrés Galeano, Antoni Karwowski, Márcio Carvalho, Magnus Logi Kristinsson, Stefan Riebel

Ready to Shoot

Editor: Ulrike Groos, Barbara Hess et al | Reference: P2454 | ISBN: 3936859159 | Type: Publication

Book published to accompany the 2004 exhibition of the same name

Artists included: Giovanni Anselmo, Keith Arnatt, John Baldessari, Joseph Beuys, Alighiero Boetti, Marinus Boezem, Stanley Brouwn, Daniel Buren, Pierpaolo Calzolari, Jan Dibbets, Gino de Dominicis, Ger van Elk, Barry Flanagan, Hamish Fulton, Gilbert and George, Michael Heizer, Wolf Knoebel, Gary Kuehn, Richard Long, Walter de Maria, Mario Merz, Dennis Oppenheim, Klaus Rinke, Ulrich Ruckriem, Reiner Ruthenbeck, Richard Serra, Robert Smithson, Keith Sonnier, Franz Erhard, Walther, Lawrence Weiner, Gilberto Zorio

Jonathan Meese: Fraulein Atlantis

Author: Karlheinz Essl, Robert Fleck | Reference: P2446 | ISBN: 978-3791341101 | Type: Publication

Documents Meese's 2008 exhibition at Essl Museum, Vienna 'Fraulein Atlantis'. Interviews, photographs, DVD.

Rebecca Horn

Author: Rebecca Horn et al | Reference: P2447 | ISBN: 0892071117 | Type: Publication

Catalogue from the Rebecca Horn retrospective that opened at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 1993. Contributions include interviews and essays by Rebecca Horn, Germano Celant, Nancy Spector, Giuliana Bruno, Katherina Schmidt, Stuart Morgan, Nicholas Serota, Thomas Krens.

Mama Johnny

Author: Jonathan Meese | Reference: P2438 | ISBN: 978-3865602121 | Type: Publication

Published to accompany the first comprehensive overview of Jonathan Meese's work in Germany at the Deichtorhallen, Hamburg in 2006, the exhibition featured 150 paintings, sculptures, photographic works and installations.

Yingmei Duan: Performance & Performative Installation Art 1995-2013

Author: Jurgen Bernhard Kuck | Reference: P2415 | ISBN: 9783865416032 | Type: Publication

An overview of Yingmei Duan's performance and installation work since 1995.