This first historical and critical analysis of the artist's work by prominent scholars and the artist herself brings nearly forty years of creative output into focus by tracking the development of her constant themes through each medium. The essays range from formal to theoretical to psychological to poetical analyses. Includes a DVD.
Monograph. Includes artworks and writings by Pepe Espaliu, introductory essay by Juan V. Aliaga, with additional essays by Adrian Searle and Marie-Laure Bernadac.
Charting the rise of the immersive theatre phenomenon, this is the first survey of immersive theories and practices for students, scholars and practitioners of contemporary performance. It includes interviews with immersive artists and examines key topics such as site-specific performance and immersive technologies.
This book and the exhibition launched with it represent a powerful exploration in both image and text of the impact of the AIDS crisis. Different voices reveal the profound inadequacies in our attitudes to disease.
Editor Chon A. Noriega collects ephemera gathered from Gamboa’s three-decade-long dadaistic career. The book includes interviews with artists, poetry, fiction, collaged images, documentation of public and staged performances, photographic portraits of Chicano men, and political writings, including an essay on public schools reflecting his son’s first year in kindergarten.
Catalogue for the 2014 Flat Time House exhibition, which comprised of elements of the many modes of Reedy’s production across decades, including video and audio works unseen and unheard since the 1970s and 80s.
The collection concentrates on Kelley’s own work, ranging from texts in “voices” that grew out of scripts for performance pieces to expository critical and autobiographical writings.
The most thorough visual overview of Schneemann’s work to date. Organized by five interrelated categories—Interviews and Correspondence, Painting, Cinema, Sites, and Technological Processes—this volume brings together previously published essays and interviews by authorities on the artist’s work.
Siona Wilson investigates the charged relationship of sex and labour politics as it played out in the making of feminist art in 1970s Britain.
Information about the company's work, including Near Gone, Landed, Manpower, A Journey of a Home, and Storyville.
This publication contains a selection of bottles from the first year of Amy Sharrocks' Museum of Water project, with a foreword by the artist.
The author provides a philosophical reflection on the issues of democratic bodies and citizenship in Ireland through a survey of the work artist Sandra Johnson.
72-82 tells the story of the first ten years of Acme Studios and their ground breaking work providing artists' housing and studios in London. It also features some of the pioneering exhibitions at the Acme Gallery that was based in Covent Garden from 1976-81. The film comprises visual archive materials brought to life by the voices of the artists involved. Interviewees include: Cosey Fanni Tutti, Jock McFadyen and David Critchley.
This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Performance Art Faction (PAF) was an Arts Council England funded, nine month long holistic project made up of artist residencies, research labs, exhibitions, live performances and open platform events. PAF explored the intersections of contemporary performance art, politics and society with the aim of reawakening the innate political potential of our bodies. Contributors: Benjamin Sebastian, Francesca Lisette, Bean, Jessica Worden, Diana Damian, Robin Bale and Victoria Grey.Artists: Fabiola Paz, Jade Montserrat, Kris Grey, Amber Hawk Swanson, Hugh O’Donnell, Maria José Arjona, Arianna Ferrari, Panopoly Lab (Esther Neff and Brian McCorkle), Burmester & Feigl, Owen Parry, Carlos Salazar Lermont, Helena Walsh introducing Speaking of I.M.E.L.D.A and Aliza Shvarts. The publication is a homage to DIY print aesthetics and propaganda art, and includes: Commissioned essays from artists/academics/agitators, Film & Photographic documentation, Open Call & Research Lab roll calls, PAF memorabilia, PAF Artists' bios & photographs, ]ps[ manifesto. Shelved in Oversize publications section.
The Retrospective Box is a retrospective of Giovanna Maria Casetta’s practice to date which spans almost twenty years, documented through writings, conversations, images, film and artefacts. The box contains two books, one interview, artist’s notes, slides, postcards and three DVDs – two Artist’s films and one a document of the Artist’s work. Shelved in Oversize publications section.
Organized as a reader, this publication examines Signer's oeuvre since the 1970s, pulling together texts from different periods on heterogeneous aspects of his body of work for the first time. Articles include specialist analyses of specific pieces and topical essays treating fundamental issues linked to his radical understanding of sculpture and the attendant philosophical questions it raises.
SHIFTwork is the collective name for a series of commissioned performances which focused on the physical act and process of painting as a form of performance art. This catalogue documents the first collaboration, 'Cathedral of Joy', occurred with New York artist Fritz Welsh on a series of paintings in full view of the public whereby the gallery became a public studio revealing in real time and on continuous webcam transmission what is ordinarily the private practice of painting.
This art book deals with the work of the Trace Collective, and includes both critical essays and images.
This book investigates the daily social drama that positions people with disabilities as figures of tragedy, stigma or pity, and the aesthetics, politics and ethics of performance practices that intervene very directly in this drama.
An international survey that brings together 40 of the most influential approaches to art in public.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
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.
Catalogue of exhibition held at the Jüdisches Museum Munich 26/02-09/06 2014.
Article documenting an installation work on display at the 2013 Spielart Festival in Munich Germany. Tania El Khoury and Petra Serhal, of Dictaphone Group, developed the project during a Cityworks residency.
The five works by Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz featured in this publication intervene in time-related discourses and practices. Texts by Mathias Danbolt, Diedrich Diederichsen, Elizabeth Freeman, Denis Pernet, Marc Siegel, conversation with the artists by Andrea Thal.
Catalogue for the exhibition at the Brunei Gallery, London, 9th October – 20th December 2014, giving a view of the recent and contemporary history of Sri Lanka. Includes an Hempel Galleries pamphlet with artists' profiles.
Four parts documentation of a piece exploring repetitive ritual, within a framework of noise and projected through a semi constructed physical structure. 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.
Video recordings of performance presented as part an extensive programme curated by Lois Keidan and Aaron Wright (Live Art Development Agency) entitled “Just Like A Woman”, composed of lectures, performances, readings, installations, screenings, workshops and debates on performance of identity, is fully dedicated to the impact of performance on feminist histories and the contribution of artists to discourses around contemporary gender politics. From the 19th edition of the City of Women (Mesto žensk) festival – 2-13 October 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia – entitled “Let’s create a place for ourselves” on public space and politics.
Video recordings of the open forum presented as part an extensive programme curated by Lois Keidan and Aaron Wright (Live Art Development Agency) entitled “Just Like A Woman”, composed of lectures, performances, readings, installations, screenings, workshops and debates on performance of identity, is fully dedicated to the impact of performance on feminist histories and the contribution of artists to discourses around contemporary gender politics. From the 19th edition of the City of Women (Mesto žensk) festival – 2-13 October 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia – entitled “Let's create a place for ourselves” on public space and politics.
This portfolio of photographs presents the work of Berlin-based Hannah Hurtzig and her Mobile Academy.
Helen Cole, artistic director and chief executive of London’s In Between Time Festival, talks about the distinct curatorial strategies required for visual art and performance.
Focusing upon the artist’s investigation into the human condition, this DVD brings together a comprehensive selection of works from 1966-2005. English, German.
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, May 6-July 2, 2000. Text: English/German. Cloth copy in a camouflage-style cloth covered slipcase.
Delivers an important overview of the artist’s pursuit of the hidden secrets and spectral enigmas found within the everyday.
Publication documenting an ambitious installation project involving the renovation of an abandoned house in Kassel, Germany for the exhibition dOCUMENTA (13).
A book published to coincide with an exhibition in Sion, Switzerland, of the Anglo-Swiss-Slovakian collective JocJonJosch's – Joc Marchington, Jonathan Brantschen and Joschi Herczeg.
Exhibition catalogue presenting an assessment of Rodney's work employing a wide range of art forms in which self-portraiture and the body are often conduits for wider social and political narratives.
This volume presents Israeli installation artist Sigalit Landau's project- “The Dining Hall” – a political take on ritualized eating as cultural metaphor, exhibited at Berlin's KW Institute in early 2008.
Publication documenting a series of ambitious large-scale public artworks by the environmental arts organisation NVA. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).
Comprehensive overview of performance work by Dutch artist Peter Baren
An indepth analysis of the work of three significant African diaspora artists – David Hammons, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons and Pamela Z – with essays examining site specific installations and peformances concieved by these artists for Dak'Art 2004, the Biennale of Contemporary African Art
Investigates sound art and its various manifestations through historical, theoretical, polemical and critical analyses of artistic, musical and literary works
A collection of essays on the installation and performance work of Cuban artist Tania Bruguera. Contributors: Domenico Scudero, Lucrezia Cippitelli, Irma Arestizabal, Roberto Pinto, Simonetta Lux
Catalogue of Alice Anderson's 'From Dance to Sculpture' exhibition.