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You Don’t Have to Have a Penis to be a Genius

Artist/Author: Suzi Gablik | Reference: A0869 | Type: Article

An interview with The Guerrilla Girls. Liquid damage on publication.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Class - the elephant in the room

Artist/Author: Rhiannon White | Reference: A0823 | Type: Article

Prevailing ideas of what culture is and who it is for are the real barriers to access and inclusion.

In misc. journals.

New African Dance

Artist/Author: Chris de Marigny | Reference: A0805 | Type: Article

African dance and western programmers.

Black Attitudes

Artist/Author: David Henshaw | Reference: A0803 | Type: Article

On Les Ballets Africains, Adzido, Phoenix and Irie! at Sadler's Wells, Autumn 1990.

What We Made: Conversations on Art and Social Cooperation

Artist/Author: Tom Finkelpearl | Reference: P3119 | ISBN: 978-0822352891 | Type: Publication

Examines the activist, participatory, coauthored aesthetic experiences being created in contemporary art.  In a series of fifteen conversations, artists comment on their experiences working cooperatively, joined at times by colleagues from related fields, including social policy, architecture, art history, urban planning, and new media.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Out of Line: The Story of British New Dance

Artist/Author: Judith Mackrell | Reference: P2767 | ISBN: 1-85273-038-2 | Type: Publication

A history of British new dance from its origins in the 1960s to the early 1990s.

Study Room Guide: Take the Money and Run? Some Positions on Ethics, Business Sponsorship and Making

Artist/Author: Jane Trowell, Platform | Reference: P1820 | Type: Publication

There are lots of guides for artists on how to earn a living from art or how to raise funds to support making it, but few which help us ask what the ethical implications are of the routes we choose. In this Study Room Guide, arts, social justice and environmental group Platform has selected some key texts that they think are useful in helping to position yourself ethically with regard to financing or supporting artistic practice through business or corporate sponsorship.

Useful Art

Artist/Author: Kathy Noble, Tania Bruguera | Reference: A0464 | Type: Article

See D1703 for Bruguera in conversation at Performance Matters: Trashing Performance. This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).

101 Excuses – How Art Legitimises Itself

Artist/Author: Manuel Saiz | Reference: P1168 | ISBN: 978-84-612-9218-9 | Type: Publication

Focuses on the conceptual effort of an author to legitimise his/her work by providing evidence – ‘excuses’ – that make the artwork worthy. Includes a pocket-size reference card.

Dreams for an Institution: a Study Room Guide

Artist/Author: Johanna Linsley | Reference: P2313

A Study Room Guide in response to a Study Room Gathering about the state of the institution and its alternatives for (and as) Live Art. We live in a time when many long-standing institutions are in a state of crisis, and precarity is becoming a normalized condition for vast swathes of the population. What kind of stance can a radical politics take towards institutions in these times? This Guide looks at artists’ projects that engage with institutions, both critically and creatively, and considers how performance practice has engaged and challenged institutions in recent years.