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(Untitled) Dyketactics Revisted

Author: Liz Rosenfeld | Digital Reference: EF5387

Bodies move freely through an ambiguous urban “utopia”…or do they? Shot on 16mm film and digital video.

7 mins

Plantain

Author: VestAndPage | Digital Reference: EF5366

A performance-based feature film produced and filmed on location during the month-long performance walk from Northern Germany through Poland to the Russian region of Kaliningrad, in May/June 2015.

Includes feature film, trailer, poster, stills from the movie, and film description.

Our Fatal Magic

Author: Tai Shani | Reference: P4111 | ISBN: 978-1907222818

Feminist science fiction that anticipates a post-patriarchal future.

 

 

The Live Art Almanac Vol. 5

Reference: P3977 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-4-0

A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2015 and December 2017. Selected through recommendations and an open call for submissions, Volume 5 reflects the dynamic, international contexts that Live Art and radical performance practices occupy.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Luc Tuymans; Is It Safe?

Author: Luc Tuymans | Reference: P4085 | ISBN: 978-0714856032

A presentation of over 100 new works by the renowned Belgian painter.

Archiphemera: A Critical Topology of Ephemera in the Archive

Author: Yin Ying Kong | Reference: P4080

BA Design dissertation exploring the archive; the research formed the theoretical foundation for Kong’s studio practice.

Trap Door: Trans Cultural Production and the Politics of Visibility

Reference: P4076 | ISBN: 9-780262-036603

Delves into themes as wide-ranging yet interconnected as beauty, performativity, activism, and police brutality. Collectively, they attest to how trans people are frequently offered “doors”—entrances to visibility and recognition—that are actually “traps,” accommodating trans bodies and communities only insofar as they cooperate with dominant norms.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Louche #1: Beginnings and Becomings

Reference: P4075

Asking urgent questions about drag today, Louche takes a critical and constructive approach to queer performance culture: its past, present and future. Featuring contributions from over thirty artists, writers and illustrators.

this moment: missives from another world - thirty years of performances photographed

Author: Bob Raymond | Reference: P4072 | ISBN: 978-0-9963200-1-6

A book on the photography of Bob Raymond, who documented performance art for thirty years.

Native Strategies 4: Dispersions

Reference: P4070

The fourth of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community. Looks at the artists who consider the aesthetics and play of communication, distribution of politicized actions, and working in multiple channels and platforms to be an integral part of their performance practice.

Native Strategies 4: Dispersions

Digital Reference: EF5351

The fourth of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community. Looks at the artists who consider the aesthetics and play of communication, distribution of politicized actions, and working in multiple channels and platforms to be an integral part of their performance practice.

Native Strategies 3: Rituals & Congregations

Reference: P4069

The third of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community.

Native Strategies 3: Rituals & Congregations

Digital Reference: EF5350

The third of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community.

Native Strategies 2: Next Steps

Reference: P4068

The second of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community. Looks at the people and agencies that make space for performance artists and dancers to meet, experiment, and dance together in LA.

Native Strategies 2: Next Steps

Digital Reference: EF5349

The second of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community. Looks at the people and agencies that make space for performance artists and dancers to meet, experiment, and dance together in LA.

Native Strategies 1: So Funny It Hurts

Digital Reference: EF5348

The first of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community.

Performance y arte contemporáneo: Discursos, prácticas, problemas

Author: Juan Albarrán | Reference: P4062 | ISBN: 978-8437640341

. An introduction to performance in the territory of art: far from proposing a linear history, the volume offers a series of thematic and transversal approaches to performance.

In Spanish.

London Orbital: A Walk Around the M25

Author: Iain Sinclair | Reference: P4063 | ISBN: 978-1862075474

Maps the vast stretch of urban settlement outside London bounded by the M25.

The Crossing of Innumerable Paths

Author: Guy Brett | Reference: P4049 | ISBN: 978-1-909932-531

The fourteen essays bringing together a unique gathering of artists, many of whome make works which arise out of responses to the situation or the environment in which they find themselves.

Live art: Definition and documentation

Author: Nick Kaye | Reference: A0877

Considers the inter‐disciplinarity of ‘Live Art’ as a field of work and as a performance practice.

From the British Live Art: Essays and Documentation issue.

Afterlives

Digital Reference: EF5324

An evening considering questions of archives and legacies through the art and lives of four extraordinary and influential artists who have died in recent years – Ian Hinchliffe, Rose Finn-Kelcey, Lol Coxhill and Roger Ely. Inspired by the acquistion of the Ian Hinchliffe archive by Queen Mary.

16 November 2017

Cabinet Of Curiosities

Author: Mat Fraser | Digital Reference: EF5317

A journey through the history of disability – a history lesson with a difference.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Misha Horacek collection

Author: Misha Horacek | Digital Reference: EF5316

Includes:

Moon River (and project description), 2018/2019, 10:47

Nest: Inhabit (and project description), 2019, with Samantha Sweeting, 11:42

The Empty Station (and project description), 2017, with Chris Spencer-Lowe, 5:58

Marina Abramović for LADA Opening

Author: Marina Abramović | Digital Reference: EF5318

Short video recorded for the LADA reopening.

A Glimpse Inside the Grotto

Author: Shaun Caton | Digital Reference: EF5325

A performance by of the UK’s most ‘genuinely terrifying’ artists.

This video was part of LADA Screens, and was available online from 15 – 29 July 2015.

Black Performance Theory

Reference: P4026 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-5616-5

Considering how blackness is imagined in and through performance, the contributors address topics including flight as a persistent theme in African American aesthetics, the circulation of minstrel tropes in Liverpool and in Afro-Mexican settlements in Oaxaca, and the reach of hip-hop politics as people around the world embrace the music and dance.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
 

Art for Animals: Visual Culture and Animal Advocacy, 1870-1914

Author: J. Keri Cronin | Reference: P4044 | ISBN: 978-0271080109

Explores the early history of animal rights through the images and the people who harnessed their power. 

Arts of the Working Class: the Americas Issue

Reference: P4038

The 7th issue of the newspaper is the first one to focus on a region; it commits to reconsidering Americas colonial stories and their marks on its present global condition. In multiple languages.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

The acceptance of loss

Author: Gregg Whelan | Reference: A0853

A critical paper: towards an understanding of ethno-graphy. 

In misc folder 7.

CHOREOGRAPHY / KOREOGRAFI 2

Reference: P4035 | ISBN: 2535-5634

Second edition of the anthology consisting of texts written by artists active within the field of dance and choreography in the Nordic countries.

In Nordic languages and English.

Christoph Schlingensief: Art without Borders

Reference: P4015 | ISBN: 978-1841503196

Consisting of twelve chapters written by leading scholars in the field, and a long interview with Schlingensief himself, the book will provide the reader with the first comprehensive study of the intriguing body of work that Schlingensief has developed over the last thirty years.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

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.

Queer Magic: LGBT+ Spirituality and Culture from Around theWorld

Author: Tomás Prower | Reference: P4009 | ISBN: 978-0738753188

A unique resource for LGBT+ spiritual seekers who want to experience the sustaining energy and strength of the worldwide queer community.

None of Us is Yet a Robot: Five Performances on Gender Identity and the Politics of Transition

Author: Emma Frankland | Reference: P4014 | ISBN: 978-1786826459

Charts artist and performer Emma Frankland's gender transition against a shifting social and political landscape, while grappling with the systematic erasure of trans history.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Of Other Spaces - Where Does Gesture Become Event?

Reference: P4008 | ISBN: 9783956793783

Resonating with the ethos of open dialogue and the experimentation of women artists’ collectives in the 1970s and 1980s, the publication constructs a dynamic, open, and collaborative arena that foregrounds practices of resistance, collectivity, and self-organization. Exhibition catalogue: Cooper Gallery, 28 October 2016 – 16 December 2016.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics

Author: Louis Chude-Sokei | Reference: P4016 | ISBN: 978-0819575777

Explores the histories of race and technology in a world made by slavery, colonialism, and industrialization. Beginning in the late nineteenth century and moving through to the twenty-first, the book argues for the dependent nature of those histories.