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The Minor Gesture

Artist/Author: Erin Manning | Reference: P4127 | ISBN: 978-0822361213 | Type: Publication

Manning extends her previous inquiries into the politics of movement to the concept of the minor gesture.

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

Artist/Author: J. Keri Cronin | Reference: P4044 | ISBN: 978-0271080109 | Type: Publication

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

Dachshund United Nations - Perth

Artist/Author: Bennett Miller | Digital Reference: EF5306 | Type: Digital File

Documentation of performance installations where dachshunds (re)perform a United Nations Commission on Human Rights meeting.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Interview with Bennett Miller

Digital Reference: EF5308 | Type: Digital File

Interview with theauthor of performance installations where dachshunds (re)perform a United Nations Commission on Human Rights meeting.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Dachshund United Nations - Montreal

Artist/Author: Bennett Miller | Digital Reference: EF5307 | Type: Digital File

Documentation of performance installations where dachshunds (re)perform a United Nations Commission on Human Rights meeting.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Book of Flight: 10 Record-Breaking Animals with Wings

Artist/Author: Gabrielle Balkan | Reference: P3996 | ISBN: 978-0714878638 | Type: Publication

Meet ten fascinating flyers through a series of superlatives – and guess who's who while learning about airborne animals. From the fastest (white-throated needletail) to the most acrobatic (flying fox bat), and from the best glider (colugo) to the best backward flyer (hummingbird), each master of flight is cleverly depicted in a blueprint-inspired diagram, accompanied by playful, informative text.

Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect

Artist/Author: Mel Y. Chen | Reference: P3760 | ISBN: 978-0822352723 | Type: Publication

Draws on recent debates about sexuality, race, and affect to examine how matter that is considered insensate, immobile, or deathly animates cultural lives.

Performing Animals: History, Agency, Theater

Editor: Karen Raber, Monica Mattfeld | Reference: P3704 | ISBN: 978-0271078342 | Type: Publication

In exploring the human-animal relationship from the early modern period to the nineteenth century, this publication questions what it means for an animal to “perform,” examines how conceptions of this relationship have evolved over time, and explores whether and how human understanding of performance is changed by an animal's presence. 

Affect, Animals, and Autists

Artist/Author: Marla Carlson | Reference: P3664 | ISBN: 978-0472053827 | Type: Publication

Maps connections across performances that question the borders of the human whose neurodiverse experiences have been shaped by the diagnostic label of autism, and animal-human performance relationships that dispute and blur anthropocentric edges.

The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

Artist/Author: Adam Rutherford | Reference: P3657 | ISBN: 978-0297609407 | Type: Publication

This original and entertaining tour of life on Earth explores how many of the things once considered to be exclusively human are not: we are not the only species that communicates, makes tools, utilises fire, or has sex for reasons other than to make new versions of ourselves. Evolution has, however, allowed us to develop our culture to a level of complexity that outstrips any other observed in nature.

Deep Mapping

Artist/Author: Brett Bloom and Nuno Sacramento | Reference: P3536 | ISBN: 9-780952-890133 | Type: Publication

Develops and encourages you to inhabit — through narratives or spatialized experiences — Deep Maps of places you want to understand in a robust, inclusive, and expansive ways, which is not possible with traditional mapping. 

The Body in Film

Artist/Author: R. Bruce Elder | Reference: P3501 | ISBN: 0919777848 | Type: Publication

Catalogue to accompany a film series held at the Art Gallery of Ontario (1989). 

Emergency INDEX Vol 6

Editor: Yelena Gluzman, Sophia Cleary, Katie Gaydos | Reference: P3474 | ISBN: 978-1-937027-98-8 | Type: Publication

In each annual volume, contributors document works made in the previous year. By including performances regardless of their country of origin, genre, aims, or popularity, INDEX reveals the breathtaking variety of practices used in performance work today.

Be Your Dog

Artist/Author: Angela Bartram | Digital Reference: EF5262 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from the DIY 13 project.

‘We keep our biologies intimate’ : Zoedramatics in bio/interspecies performance

Artist/Author: Eve Katsouraki | Editor: Nicolas Salazar Sutil | Reference: A0743 | Type: Article

Draws on Kira O'Reilly's on-going bio-art performance experimentations and Matthew Herbert's experimental music performance One Pig to rethink the theoretical and performative engagement with animals and the vitality of life in its broadest sense.

Emergency INDEX Vol 5

Editor: Yelena Gluzman, Sophia Cleary, Katie Gaydos | Reference: P3098 | ISBN: 978-1-937027-75-9 | Type: Publication

In each annual volume, contributors document works made in the previous year. By including performances regardless of their country of origin, genre, aims, or popularity, INDEX reveals the breathtaking variety of practices used in performance work today.

Oleg Kulik documentation

Digital Reference: EF5233 | Type: Digital File

Includes:

– MOMMA film 7'42''

– Family of the Future, 22'22''

– I Can't Keep Silence Any More, 2'42'' 

– Missionary, London 2012, 5'28; Moscow, 1995, 5'38 and 2'20''

– Pavlov's Dog, 3'49''

– Two Kuliks, 5'58

Rebecca Horn

Artist/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.

A Pathognomy of Performance

Artist/Author: Simon Bayly | Reference: P1946 | ISBN: 978-0230271692 | Type: Publication

Stages an encounter between performance and philosophy to investigate notions of the event, ephemerality and democracy that have perpetually marked the engagement of thought and the theatrical.

Awfully Wonderful: Science Fiction in Contemporary Art

Artist/Author: Performance Space | Editor: Bec Dean, Lizzie Muller | Reference: P1691 | ISBN: 978-0-9808700-4-6 | Type: Publication

15 April – 14 May 2011, Performance Space, Sydney.

Talking Heads: Paul Granjon

Artist/Author: Paul Granjon | Digital Reference: DB0128 | Type: Digital File

‘Talking Heads’ are short presentations by artists to camera about their practice and approaches to making. The ‘Talking Heads’ films are part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

The Heart and the Chip

Artist/Author: Paul Granjon | Digital Reference: DB0130 | Type: Digital File

Paul Granjon, The Heart and the Chip, Reflections and experiments of the co-evolution of human and machine

Documentation Bank: Paul Granjon

Artist/Author: Paul Granjon | Digital Reference: DB0129 | Type: Digital File

Part of the ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’, documentation of key works, and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Wildlife Take Away…

Artist/Author: Ibrahim Quraishi | Reference: D1365 | Type: DVD

For 30 hours, a young man and an older woman will live in this specially designed terrarium for humans

Les Ready Made…

Artist/Author: Ibrahim Quraishi | Reference: D1364 | Type: DVD

Artist documentation.

My Private Himalaya

Artist/Author: Ibrahim Quraishi | Reference: D1363 | Type: DVD

A combination of a punk-rock concert and a catwalk event with the audience seated on both sides of the stage.

Islamic Violins

Artist/Author: Ibrahim Quraishi | Reference: D1366 | Type: DVD

Dreaming Arizona

Artist/Author: Ibrahim Quraishi | Reference: D1362 | Type: DVD

2009. 7-channel projection
 (4:03 min.) SD digital-video mixed with super 8.

Anamorphose

Artist/Author: Ibrahim Quraishi | Reference: D1361 | Type: DVD

Six video screens with see six streams of consciousness, placed in an idealized paradise landscape.

Difference on Display: Diversity in Art, Science and Society

Reference: P1391 | ISBN: 9789056627157 | Type: Publication

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Disability and New Artistic Models by Aaron Williamson (P1529)

Obsolete Body/Alternate Strategies

Artist/Author: Robert Ayres | Reference: P0188 | Type: Publication

Published on the occasion of Stelarc’s Live Art Research Colloquium at The Nottingham Trent University.