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How We Die is How We Live Only More So

Editor: Oreet Ashery, George Vasey | Reference: P4093 | ISBN: 978-88-6749-391-3 | Type: Publication

Exhibition publication: Misbehaving Bodies, Wellcome Collection, 29 May 2019 – 26 January 2020.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Love on Me

Artist/Author: Jon John | Digital Reference: EF5347 | Type: Digital File

Draws strength from conversations with the performance artist Ron Athey and readings from Illness as Metaphor, by Susan Sontag.

Please note that Queen Mary University of London holds the entire archive of the late artist.

Revisiting Genisis

Digital Reference: EF5334 | Type: Digital File

Follows two nurses, both named Jackie, who create biographical slideshows for patients as a tool for reflection on posthumous digital legacies, withdrawal, friendships, cultural and social loss, and memory as identity.

Part of LADA Screens 11. The film was available online 16-29 May 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel. Includes a  compilation of episodes 1 – 7, split into two files.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Intra-Venus

Editor: Marc Nochella | Reference: P3927 | ISBN: 0-914661124 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of the exhibition of Wilke's last work. January 8 – February 19, 1994, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York

Ouch: Pain and Performance

Digital Reference: EF5231 | Type: Digital File

A LADA screening programme for the 2016 Venice International Performance Art Week: a collection of documentation and artists’ films looking at pain and performance.

Includes:

Marina Abramovic – On ‘Rhythm O’, 1974, 2013,  3’07” ; Ron Athey – Ron’s Story, 2001, 4’44”; Marcel.Li Antunez Roca – Epizoo, 1994, 8’29; Franko B – Don’t Leave Me This Way, 2009, 5’03”; Wafaa Bilal – On ‘Shoot An Iraqi’, 2007, 2’21”; Rocio Boliver – Times Go By and I Can’t Forget You: Between Menopause and Old Age, 2013, 4’18”; Cassils – The Powers That Be, 2016, 2’24”; Bob Flanagan – Cystic Fibrosis Song, 1990’s 1’32”; Regina Jose Galindo – Lucha, 2002, 3’37”; jamie lewis Hadley – this rose made of leather, 2012, 9’10”; Nicola Hunter & Ernst Fischer  – Passion/Flower, 2012, 4’02”; Oleg Kulik – Dog House 1996, 4’10”; Martin O’Brien – Taste of Flesh, 2015, 2’59”; Kira O’Reilly – Wet Cup, 2000, 2’29”; ORLAN – Successful Operation, 1990, 6’16”; Petr Pavlensky – Radical Artist In Court – Ukraine Today News Item,  2015, 1’57”

Ouch screening programme

Digital Reference: EF5221 | Type: Digital File

LADA screening programme for In Pursuit of Pain, a Wellcome Collection Friday Late Spectacular.

Bob Flanagan: Cystic Fibrosis Song (1977)

Cassils: Inextinguishable Fire (2015)

Wafaa Bilal: Shoot an Iraqi (2007)

Oleg Kulik: Dog House

Orlan: Succesful Operation (1990)

Marina Abramovic: On Rhythm 0 (2013)

Ron Athey: Ron's Story  (2001)

Rocio Boliver: Times Go By and I Can’t Forget You

Gómez-Peña on Illness, the Human Body, Performance, and Quantum Physics

Artist/Author: Guillermo Gómez-Peña | Reference: A0618 | Type: Article

Guillermo Gómez-Peña talks viral infection, nomadic performance, immobility, psychomagic performance, and convalescence.

SICK! Festival 2015

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P2681 | Type: Publication

Catalogue for the festival exploring the physical, mental and social challenges of life and death and how we survive them (or not), in venues across Brighton & Hove, Manchester and Salford, 2-25 march 2015. Includes performances synopsis, commissioned essays, debates, literarure, films programme and information.

SICK!

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P2582 | Type: Publication

Catalogue for the festival exploring the physical, mental and social challenges of life and death and how we survive them.

Memories That Smell Like Gasoline

Artist/Author: David Wojnarowicz | Reference: P2434 | ISBN: 9780963109507 | Type: Publication

David Wojnarowicz explores memory, the longing for love and sexuality in the specter of AIDS. Cartoons, paintings and writings.

Sick: The life and death of Bob Flanagan, supermasochist - uncut version

Artist/Author: Kirby Dick and Bob Flanagan | Reference: D2045 | Type: DVD

Documentary about the final years of Flanagan's life; his performance, sexuality and mortality.

Tatsumi Orimoto

Artist/Author: Tatsumi Orimoto | Reference: P2061 | Type: Publication

A collection of materials – posters, notes, drawings, programmes – mainly on two performances by the Japanese Artist – “Carrying a Baby Pig on my Back”; “Gaikotsu (Skull) Parade”. Miscellaneous printed material in large box.

BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer

Artist/Author: Brian Lobel | Reference: P1865 | ISBN: 978-1-84943-168-2 | Type: Publication

Documenting a trilogy of Brian Lobel's monologue performances from 2001-2011 about illness and the changing body over time. See D1845, ‘Cancer Cancer Cancer…' for documentation of Brian Lobel's performances

Cancer Cancer Cancer Cancer Cancer

Artist/Author: Brian Lobel | Reference: D1845 | Type: DVD

Brian Lobel- excerpts and full stage performances of: Ball & Other Funny Stories About Cancer, Carpe Minuta Prima, Hold My Hand and We're Halfway There, Cancer and Cigarettes, Tommyknockers, Guerilla Pub Quiz, Yoga at St.Barts and Fun with Cancer Patients

Harness

Artist/Author: Aine Phillips | Digital Reference: DB0123 | Type: Digital File

Part of Access All Areas Screening Programme. Also available with subtitles as EF0123SUB (see digital_videos_11/EF0123SUB_phillips_harness.mov)

Taking Liberties

Artist/Author: Sandra Minchin | Reference: D1505 | Type: DVD

“’Taking Liberties’ deals with subconscious fears. She uses video, photography, objects and installation to convey how people are affected by life experiences. This body of work is a direct response to the artist’s personal experience of illness and references the martyred, executed, tortured body.This installation evokes the fear of the unknown, while simultaneously concealing the pain and fear of the sufferer.”

A Study Room Guide: Disability and New Artistic Models

Artist/Author: Aaron Williamson | Reference: P1529 | Type: Publication

Reflects the ways in which the practices of artists who work with Live Art have engaged with, represented, and problematised issues of disability in innovative and radical ways, and the ways in which Live Art has been, and continues to be, a potent platform for artists to explore notions of physicality, identity and representation.

Extravagant Bodies: Extravagant Minds

Artist/Author: Kontejner | Editor: Ivana Bago, Tihana Bertek, Ivana Jelaca, Olga Majcen Linn, Petar Milat, Suncica Ostoic | Reference: P1524 | ISBN: 9539536068 | Type: Publication

Extravagant Bodies: Extravagant Minds festival concerned with notions of illness, mental health, normality in Zagreb, Croatia.

Pain in Soul: Performance Art and Video Works

Artist/Author: He Chengyao | Reference: P1374 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of a solo exhibition of He Chengyao's work at Shangahi Zendai Mueum of Modern Art in September 2007. Includes documentation and critical writings around key performance and photography projects created since 2001 and new photographic and video work examining issues of poverty and mental health in China.

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

The Connected Body?

Editor: Ric Allsopp & Scott de Lahunta | Reference: P1311 | ISBN: 90-71681-03-3 | Type: Publication

Amsterdam readings on the Arts and Arts Education. Drawing on contemporary practice and scholarship in the fields of dance, performance and installation art, theatre/archaeology, ethnography, holistic bodywork and the history of medicine, the collection provides insights into the body as a problematic site of performance and suggests a ‘new authenticity' which equates both its phenomenological and representational aspects. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: On Falling by Amy Sharrocks (P2249).

Pain in Soul - Performance Art and Video Works by He Chengyao

Artist/Author: He Chengyao | Reference: P1103 | Type: Publication

Brochure, Publication accompanying the homonymous exhibition presented at the Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art, 2-16 September 2007. Text by Wang Nanming, Chinese and English

Ball

Artist/Author: Brian Lobel | Reference: A0184 | Type: Article

Originally printed in Text and Performance Quarterly, Vol. 28, Nos 1-2, Jan-April 2008 pp.160-177. Find article in misc. folder 1.

He Chengyao

Artist/Author: He Chengyao | Reference: D0910 | Type: DVD

Photographic documentation from VITAL 07 – International Chinese Live Art Festival. Developed in association with the Live Art Development Agency and the Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester

He Chengyao

Artist/Author: He Chengyao | Reference: D0909 | Type: DVD

Video documentation from VITAL 07 – International Chinese Live Art Festival. Developed in association with the Live Art Development Agency and the Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester

Vital 2006

Artist/Author: He Chengyao | Reference: D0674 | Type: DVD

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Performance in China by Adele Tan (P1114)

Vital 2006 - International Chinese Live Art Festival

Artist/Author: He Cheng Yao | Reference: D0576 | Type: DVD

Photographic documentation. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Performance in China by Adele Tan (P1114)

Flowing Body

Artist/Author: Aine Phillips | Reference: D0361 | Type: DVD

Small programme attached. This item is part of Brutal Silences: the Study Room Guide On Live Art In Ireland by Anna Maria Healy and Helena Walsh (P1661)

Kiss

Artist/Author: He Chengyao | Reference: D0332 | Type: DVD

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Performance in China by Adele Tan (P1114)

Performance Act

Artist/Author: He Chengyao | Reference: V0749 | Type: Video

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Performance in China by Adele Tan (P1114)

Showreel

Artist/Author: He Chengyao | Reference: V0659 | Type: Video

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Performance in China by Adele Tan (P1114)