Detailed critical analysis of the work of Jack Smith from the early 1960s until his AIDS-related death in 1989.
Brings together classic texts that help to define culture as a tool of resistance.
Part manifesto and part reference guide: brings together ten grassroots groups and dozens of artists and activists from around the world.
A fully illustrated colour catalogue documenting the 2009 retrospective exhibition of the artist Stuart Sherman.
Festival Video Documentary about the one-day-festival in 11 European cities on 11.11.11. the festival took place across 11 cities: Berlin, Bitola, Chisinau, Linz, Liverpool, London, Paris, Prag, Riga, S ubfurt, and Stockholm. Full colour brochure included
Audio recordings of Jeremy Deller discussing the following subjects: Our Hobby is Depeche Mode, Andy Warhol, The Battle of Orgreave, the Art World is a very Middle Class Place, Processions, Churches and Museums, Night at the Museum, Political Art, New Projects, Acid Brass, Glam Rock, Memory Bucket and Social Surrealism
This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)
Examines the integrative and interdisciplinary strategies of five contemporary artists stressing the ways in which their work at once reflects and alters our view of its informing context: the advent of postmodernity in late twentieth-century American art and culture.
Highlights from the artist’s first UK solo exhibition at Rivington Place.
Publication contains 2-page event discussion and 2 stickers.
On the work of the culture jamming activist duo.
This documentary features the politically engaged con artists known as the Yes Men, who stage elaborate hoaxes to expose corporate malfeasance using guerrilla tactics. Among the stunts are promises to pay restitution to local citizens while impersonating executives from corporations like Dow — whose explosion contaminated an Indian village — and BP. They also pose as representatives from Haliburton and introduce the SurvivaBall, an inflatable orb designed to withstand catastrophe.
See also PVI Collective DVD Showreel catalogued under D1790.
Publication in French
booklet produced for Home Live Art’s River Inquiry event at the Mayor’s Thames Festival.
Engaging a series of critical models, this article examines the place of the ‘exotic’ in thinking about sexual and racial difference, as a means of thinking difficult or volatile modes of cultural practice. As such, it stages a confrontation between ‘exotic ritual’ and ‘apocalyptic tone’, to challenge conventions about scholarly practice and find new ways of examining uncomfortable spaces and modes of working.
Discussion and documentation of Jelili Atiku’s performances in Nigeria.
A Social Model of Art Practice; Changes in the Social Climate; The Failure of Stylism; Lessons from Marginal Diversity; An Interventional Art; The Audience as the Rationale; Strategies and New Forms; Art as Social Process. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Social Engagement and Participation by FrenchMottershead (P1290)
Artist Ben Parry from Liverpool joins forces with Jacques Chauchat from Paris to explore detritus, survival in the city animating the streets and public places with these four performance interventions.Ben Parry works with Jump Ship Rat, an artist led organization dedicated to the promotion of the visual and performing.
Includes project, interview and making of. English & Greek. For homonymous publication see REF. P1214.
Four booklets published in occasion of the Nam June Paik Festival. 8 Oct 2008 – 5 Feb 2009
English and Korean. Shelved in Oversize publications section.
On how performance relates to the global contemporary situation.
Documentation from day of performances and interventions around ideas of performance and human rights. Disc 7 of 7, see REF. D1083/D1089.
Catalogue published in occasion of the Nam June Paik Festival. English and Korean. Find attached poster of the event.
For the Liverpool Biennial 2006, Bluecoat Arts Centre present Liverpool Live 06 – A Festival of Urban Apparition, 26-29 October 2006, Liverpool City Centre. Four day series of interventions, occurrences and happenings that punctuate the shifting landscape of the city centre. All video files are in VTS format – VLC compliant. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Disability and New Artistic Models by Aaron Williamson (P1529)
A gathering especially created for Performing Rights to celebrate a symbolic home coming to all those who can not return home; inspired by 14 months in late 1940s, when 369 Palestinian villages were eradicated.
From PSI 12.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
founded in 1998 and based on whadjuk noongar boodjar [perth, western australia], pvi collective are a tactical media art group who create, playfully subversive artworks intent on the creative disruption of everyday life.
intervention, socially-engaged, politics, activism, participation, Australia, Perth, media art
Thirteen videos of creative actions, interventions, tactical media, pranks and other activities that fall between the spaces of culture and politics, resistance and creativity.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Social Engagement and Participation by FrenchMottershead (P1290), the Study Room Guide: A Bi(bli)ography of Insurrectionary Imaginati by John Jordan (P0793) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
Accompanies the exhibit at MASS MoCA and serves as a user’s guide to art that is exciting, provocative, unexpected, inspiring (artistically and politically).
This item is part of the Study Room Guide: A Bi(bli)ography of Insurrectionary Imaginati by John Jordan (P0793)