Reaffirms the central position of the body in various artistic practices through in-depth conversations with choreographers, composers, visual artists, hip hop artists, dramaturges, a light designer and a puppeteer.
A collection of secret stories exploring sexuality, vulnerability and desire, taken from interviews with butches, masculine women and gender rebels living worldwide.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
A collection of texts and images on the bodies of artists and writers who battled with the frustration of their own physicality and whose work reckoned with these limitations and continued beyond them.
Documents the large scale, public art event March of Women spilling out onto the streets of Bridgeton on the eve of International Women’s Day 2015.
The volume is drawn from the ongoing video work art is/poetry is/music is (Speaking Portraits), which features over 1000 artists–painters, poets, musicians, dancers, actors, video-/filmmakers–in eleven countries saying what art is. art is offers an intimate view of seventy of those engaged in art as performance.
Found in miscellaneous article folder #5B
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Found in miscellaneous article folder #5B
This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
A series of conversations with dance artists, curators and directors, who share their experiences of presenting or performing dance in museum and gallery spaces.
Artist Sarah Baker talks to Marcia Farquhar about live performance, the visual, fiction and fantasy and meeting Peaches.
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.
From 1972-1991, Eleanor Antin created multiple personae of different genders, races, professions, historical contexts and geographical locations. This book, issued in conjunction with a 2013 exhibition at the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, explores these works
A comprehensive selection of Vito Acconci's works, including a DVD of three 20 min videos in which he speaks about his realized and unrealized projects.
The Black Cone documents a 2012 performance by Spanish artist Santiago Sierra (born 1966), that resulted in a six-foot-high monolith in front of the Icelandic parliament, commemorating the third anniversary of the protests that followed the country’s economic crash.
Catalogue from the Rebecca Horn retrospective that opened at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 1993. Contributions include interviews and essays by Rebecca Horn, Germano Celant, Nancy Spector, Giuliana Bruno, Katherina Schmidt, Stuart Morgan, Nicholas Serota, Thomas Krens.
Vito Acconci in conversation at Acconci Studio, New York with the Halpern-Rogath Curatorial Seminar at the University of Pennsylvania
This book gathers key perspectives on Back to Back Theatre and the company's most influential shows
Interviews and scholarship.
A collection of ‘found' writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2010 and December 2011
Interview and performance made when Artist-in-Residence at Newcastle Polytechnic in 1988.Part of the Neil Bartlett Collection. Donated to the British Library and the Live Art Development Agency Study Room from Neil Bartlett’s personal collection.
An interview with two members of the artistic-led collective Platform. In Miscellaneous Article 4 folder.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).
An interview with Ron Athey about his past and practice, commissioned by the ICA. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)
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Gathers together Fusco’s finest writings since 1995 and includes critical essays by Jean Fisher and Caroline Vercoe that interpret her work.
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).
Booklet in German and English Accompanying dvd REF. D1144. Series 8 of Performance Saga: Encounters with Women Pioneers of Performance Art. Interviews by Andrea Seamann and Chris Regn. Text by Martina Papiro. Alison Knowles is a founding member of the New York Fluxus group and has participated in its actions and exhibitions ever since its inaugural concert in 1962. She considers Art as a process: what counts for her is the act, not the object. The dimension of sound often plays a significant role in her performances, which are radically undramatic and deeply rooted in everyday life.
Video, English spoken with German subtitles, recorded 2003 in New York City, published 2008, duration 52 minutes.Accompanying booklet REF. P1232. Series 8 of Performance Saga: Encounters with Women Pioneers of Performance Art. Interviews by Andrea Seamann and Chris Regn. Text by Martina Papiro. Alison Knowles is a founding member of the New York Fluxus group and has participated in its actions and exhibitions ever since its inaugural concert in 1962. She considers Art as a process: what counts for her is the act, not the object. The dimension of sound often plays a significant role in her performances, which are radically undramatic and deeply rooted in everyday life.
In her interview with Andrea Saemann and Chris Regn, Joan Jonas gives glimpses into her way of thinking and the beginnings of her career as an artist. 53 minutes. Recorded 2003.
Includes a booklet with an article by Katrin Grögel (P1230).
This is a film compilation of MAGAZINE EDITION 2, Hoyle's weekly live magazine nights with songs, interviews, dances, adverts and films with a weekly theme, presented by Duckie at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern.70 mins. Part of Access All Areas Screening Programme. Also available with subtitles as ED1123SUB. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)
Artistic artefacts, original quotations and creative writing that considers the social impact of technology for humanity.
Gary Stevens in conversation with Paul Bonaventura Interview to accompany his exhibition Slow Life which took place at Matt’s gallery in 2003. Find article in misc. folder 1