Shows how contemporary art is a powerful yet largely unacknowledged player in the articulation of depression in Western culture, both adopting and challenging scientific definitions of the condition. Ross explores the ways in which contemporary art performs the detached aesthetics of depression, exposing the viewer's loss of connection and ultimately redefining the function of the image.
Explores the agency and materiality of the archival document through a collection of critical writings and original artworks,
Combining philosophy and aesthetics, this is a unique exploration of creative practice as a form of thinking.
A new publication celebrating the various communities of barbershops across East London. Comissioned by CUT Festival: The Art of Barbering.
Combining Rubnitz’s manipulation of the familiar “look” of TV shows with an extraordinary range of characters, performer Ann Magnuson impersonates the array of female types seen on TV in a typical broadcast day.
This anthology examines the expanded field of the moving image in recent art, tracing the genealogies of contemporary moving image work in performance, body art, experimental film, installation and site-specific art from the 1960s onwards.
Catalogue of exhibition focused on Vicuña’s early paintings and the objects and book-works that she produced in London in the 1970s. With an introductory essay by Dawn Ades.
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
With texts by Victor Burgin, Rosalind coward, John Forrester, Rosemary Gordon, Mary Kelly, Julia Kristeva, Toril Moi, Laura Mulvey, Kathy Myers, Riccardo Steiner.
Festival archive. NOTE: Text is in Korean and English (publication acquired from Korea Performance Art Festival)
Examines the relationship between an ethics of performance, a politics of place and a poetics of the urban environment.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
Argues for a performative relationship between art and artist.
Explores technology’s influence on artistic performance practices in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Accompanying the Japanese Pavilion’s contribution for the Venice Biennale, Ishiuchi’s personal and touching photographic essay ‘Mother’s’ explores the concepts of memory and loss through a series of close-up portraits of her mother immediately prior to her death interspersed with photographs of some of her mother’s personal possessions. In Japanese and English. The exhibition mother’s 2000-2005: traces of the future was presented at the 51st International Art Exhibition, the Venice Biennale, from June 12 through November 6, 2005.
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).