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How not to do disability

Artist/Author: Martin O’Brien | Reference: A0852 | Type: Article

A tribute to Katherine Araniello, read during the event at LADA, 16th April 2019.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

In misc folder 7.

Aaron Williamson: Inspiration Archives

Reference: P4042 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue. Attenborough Arts Centre, 10th May – 14th July 2019.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

The Sculpture of Linda Mary Montano

Editor: Linda Mary Montano, Adam Silver, Cai Xi | Reference: P3901 | ISBN: 9780983664772 | Type: Publication

A 50-year retrospective of the sculpture of the pioneer feminist performance artist who explores and dissolves the boundaries between art and life. 

John Waters: Indecent Exposure

Editor: Kristen Hileman | Reference: P3714 | ISBN: 978-0520300477 | Type: Publication

Published in association with the Baltimore Museum of Art. Exhibition catalogue. Exhibition dates / The Baltimore Museum of Art: October 7, 2018-January 6, 2019 Wexner Center for the Arts: February 2-April 28, 2019

Performing Bodies in Pain: Medieval and Post-Modern Martyrs, Mystics, and Artists

Artist/Author: Marla Carlson | Reference: P3594 | ISBN: 978-0230103863 | Type: Publication

Analyzes the cultural work of spectacular suffering in late-medieval France and the twenty-first century, reading recent dramatizations of torture and performances of self-mutilating conceptual art against late-medieval saint plays.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Artist Profile

Artist/Author: Katherine Araniello | Digital Reference: EF5282 | Type: Digital File

Short video artist profile. Includes clips from different video and performance pieces.

Bethlehem Bandolero

Artist/Author: Larissa Sansour | Reference: D2272 | Type: DVD

A kitsch video featuring the artist as a Mexican gunslinger arriving in Bethlehem for a duel with the Israeli Wall. Wearing a big sombrero and a scarf, the artist walks the streets of Bethlehem and greets the locals before taking off for her final showdown. 

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

Awkwardness

Artist/Author: Adam Kotsko | Reference: P3251 | ISBN: 978-1-84694-391-1 | Type: Publication

Argues that the awkwardness of our age is a key to understanding human experience.

Ragnar Kjartansson

Editor: Leila Hasham | Reference: P3099 | ISBN: 978-3863359706 | Type: Publication

Published as part of the eponymous exhibition at the Barbican 14 July – 4 September. Surveys the Icelandic artist's practice from his student work to today.

This item can be found in the locked glass cabinet.

Theatre and Laughter

Artist/Author: Eric Weitz | Reference: P3013 | ISBN: 978-1137356086 | Type: Publication

Examines laughter among actors, among audience, and the interaction between the two. Exploring the many uses and effects of laughter in theatre, Weitz considers laughter as a tool of political resonance, as social commentary, and as one of the oldest rhetorical devices.

I Can’t Dance - DIY documentation

Artist/Author: Katherine Araniello | Digital Reference: EF5186 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from a day long workshop led by Katherine Araniello – an opportunity for artists to explore and mine areas in which they have no abilities, experience or knowledge, to enhance and inspire their artistic practice. Part of LADA's DIY 12.

The workshop took place at the Colchester Arts Centre on 15 September 2015.

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STUDY ROOM GUIDE / LADA ANTHOLOGY: OLD DEARS (Full Screening)

Digital Reference: EF5171 | Type: Digital File

Video recording of Liz Aggiss’s stand-up dance/Live Art performance “A Bit of Slap and Tickle” followed by a conversation and screening with LADA of seminal works by older women artists, including Bobby Baker and Anne Bean.

The English Channel

Artist/Author: Liz Aggiss | Digital Reference: EF5161 | Type: Digital File

An exerpt from an integrated dance/film work, written, costumed, performed by and directed by Professor Aggiss, which fuses the screen mediated body and fictional and factual archive film as textually embedded into an original 60-minute live solo performance. This work continues to investigate the shifting nature of public presentation, structure and delivery systems within contemporary dance.

Pity

Artist/Author: SickBitchCrips / Katherine Araniello | Digital Reference: EF5160 | Type: Digital File

Pity is a performance piece made into a film. Performance at LUPA FETE June 2013. In the 1970s the original collection boxes were a common sight outside Scope charity shops (formerly known as The Spastics Society). 

The Meister & The Melonheads

Artist/Author: Hannah Stephens | Digital Reference: EF5117 | Type: Digital File

Two parts documentation of performance offering an alternative view on contemporary feminism. Presented in the context of “Fem Fresh” (Sunday 8 June 2014), a collaboration between Queen Mary, University of London and the Live Art Development Agency, featuring presentations and dialogues on, about, and around feminism and age in Live Art.

Amazing Art

Artist/Author: The Disabled Avant-Garde | Digital Reference: EF5107 | Type: Digital File

This is an excerpt from Access All Areas publication: P1864. Footage by Manuel Vason (see also British Library recording, D1621).

The Current Situation

Artist/Author: Yara El-Sherbini | Reference: P2585 | ISBN: 978-0-9560253-5-7 | Type: Publication

Exhibition guide of a gigantic interpretation of the family buzz wire game which visitors to the gallery are invited to play with.

Re-search: Pranks 2

Editor: V. Vale | Reference: P2526 | ISBN: 978-1889307084 | Type: Publication

Artists pranksters challenge the sovereign authority of words, images and behavioral convention.

Enough is Enough: Weekly Meditations for Living Dysfunctionally

Artist/Author: Karen Finley | Reference: P2424 | ISBN: 978-0671871826 | Type: Publication

In this collection of humorous illustrations and text, Finley shows us how to make the most of our dysfunctional qualities.

How 2 Become 1 (Laban)

Artist/Author: Lauren Barri Holstein | Digital Reference: EF5074 | Type: Digital File

10 minute edit of perfomance 

Sleeping Beauty, Part 1, first night

Artist/Author: Ann Liv Young | Reference: D2040 | Type: DVD

There was once a sleeping woman. She was betrothed at birth, unknowingly. She hid in the forest until she was a true woman. At first glance she fell in love with a noble man. Her heart was taken. A witch tried to kill her and her love. A spell was put on her family and her castle. They all slept for over a hundred years. At last, the noble prince understood and at true love’s kiss she awoke.

Jammy Dodgers, Back on Track, Amazing Kate

Artist/Author: Frauke Requardt | Reference: D1931 | Type: DVD

Full length video recordings and excerpts of the artist’s works.

Ann Liv Young

Artist/Author: Ann Liv Young | Reference: D1910 | Type: DVD

Collection of video documentation of the artist’s early and recent works. Including artist’s biography. Video PAL

Cinderella

Artist/Author: Ann Liv Young | Reference: D1909 | Type: DVD

A reinterpretation of the classic fairy tale, inspired by versions as disparate as Disney’s and the macabre Grimm brothers’.

Snow White

Artist/Author: Ann Liv Young | Reference: D1908 | Type: DVD

Recording of two nights of the show at the Theatre de la Bastille, Paris, in November 2006.PAL Video.

Solo

Artist/Author: Ann Liv Young | Reference: D1900 | Type: DVD

Documentation of Ann Liv Young’s performance Solo performed in Berlin.

Michael

Artist/Author: Ann Liv Young | Reference: D1872 | Type: DVD

Documentation of Ann Liv Young’s performance Michael.

I, Carmelita Tropicana: Performing Between Cultures

Artist/Author: Alina Troyano, Carmelita Tropicana | Reference: P1800 | Type: Publication

Talking Heads: Yara El Sherbini

Artist/Author: Yara El Sherbini | Digital Reference: DB0114 | 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.

Proof of Concept

Artist/Author: Richard Dedomenici | Digital Reference: DB0072 | Type: Digital File

Dedomenici attempts to take a full length photo using a photo booth.

PVI Collective Showreel

Artist/Author: PVI Collective | Reference: D1790 | Type: DVD

Introduces the collective’s work. See also booklet ‘Performance Video Intervention’ catalogued under P1537.

Eva and Franco Mattes

Artist/Author: Eva and Franco Mattes | Reference: P1400 | ISBN: 9788881587261 | Type: Publication

Artist documentation.

Review of Performance/Video/Collaboration by Aaron Williamson

Artist/Author: Dr Emily Pringle | Reference: A0252 | Type: Article

Find article in misc. folder 2

American Mantra and Other Rituals

Artist/Author: Jose Torres Tama, Billy Atwell | Reference: D1162 | Type: DVD

A Spanglish music drive-by that rifles on media as religion. 10 tracks.

Chelsea Girls

Artist/Author: Mary Paterson | Reference: A0237 | Type: Article

Mary Paterson reflects on the Chelsea Sacred Festival, Lois Weaver’s What Tammy Needs to Know About Getting Old (having fun) and Having Sex, and socially engaged practice, persona, memory, autobiographical

The Artist's Joke

Editor: Jennifer Higgie | Reference: P1013 | ISBN: 978 0 85488 156 7 | Type: Publication

Surveys the rich and diverse uses of humor by avant-garde and contemporary artists.

Hand-Made Machines

Artist/Author: Paul Granjon | Reference: D0868 | Type: DVD

Provides a comprehensive overview of work produced since 1996, as well as rare archive material. This is accompanied by a publication, P1009