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Unlimited Action: The performance of extremity in the 1970s

Artist/Author: Dominic Johnson | Reference: P3717 | ISBN: 978-1-5261-3551-3 | Type: Publication

It examines the 'performance of extremity' as practices at the limits of the histories of performance and art, in performance art's most fertile and prescient decade, the 1970s. Dominic Johnson recounts and analyses game-changing performance events by six artists: Kerry Trengove, Ulay, Genesis P-Orridge, Anne Bean, the Kipper Kids, and Stephen Cripps.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

How Do You Write a Risk Assessment for Lips of Thomas?

Artist/Author: Matthew Cornford | Editor: Ric Allsopp and Michael Hiltbrunner | Reference: A0734

Art students who experiment, think differently and take risks are often praised for their efforts. But what happens when students become interested in developing performance-based work involving risk of injury and physical pain?

Mourning Sex: Perfroming Public Memories

Artist/Author: Peggy Phelan | Reference: P0128 | ISBN: 0 415 14759 X | Type: Publication

Considers what sustained attention to the affective force of trauma might yield for critical theory.