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How We Die is How We Live Only More So

Editor: Oreet Ashery, George Vasey | Reference: P4093 | ISBN: 978-88-6749-391-3 | Type: Publication

Exhibition publication: Misbehaving Bodies, Wellcome Collection, 29 May 2019 – 26 January 2020.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey

Artist/Author: Ron Athey | Editor: Dominic Johnson | Reference: P2115 | ISBN: 978-1-78320-035-1 | Type: Publication

Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey presents the first critical overview of this major artist’s work. It demonstrates how Athey foresaw and precipitated the central place afforded they body and identity politics in art and critical theory in the 1990s and beyond.

Tranny Hotel

Digital Reference: EF5342 | Type: Digital File

A gathering of international transgender performers and their audiences in Liverpool in November 2011. Part of LADA screens.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Landfill

Artist/Author: Andrew Kötting, Curious | Digital Reference: EF5337 | Type: Digital File

An idyllic location, a perfect spot, but something just isn't quite right, something doesn't fit.

Part of LADA Screens 14. The film was available online 23 August – 6 Spetember 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel.

Sea Swallow’d

Artist/Author: Andrew Kötting, Curious | Digital Reference: EF5338 | Type: Digital File

Charts the choppy waters of gut feelings, capturing the flotsam and jetsam of impulse, desire and fights to the death.

Part of LADA Screens 14. 

Dancing in and out of Language

Artist/Author: Rachel Fensham | Reference: A0872 | Type: Article

A consideration of 'new dance' in response to writings of Luce Irigaray.

Touched Bodies: The Performative Turn in Latin American Art

Artist/Author: Mara Polgovsky Ezcurra | Reference: P4031 | ISBN: 9-781978-802025 | Type: Publication

What is the role of pleasure and pain in the politics of art?  Polgovsky Ezcurra approaches this question as she examines the flourishing of live and intermedial performance in Latin America during times of authoritarianism and its significance during transitions to democracy. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Porno-Graphics and Porno-Tactics: Desire, Affect, and Representation in Pornograph

Editor: Eirini Avramopoulou and Irene Peano | Reference: P4000 | ISBN: 978-0-692-72054-7 | Type: Publication

Asks whether, and how, it is possible to re-appropriate pornography and think through it critically and creatively for a project of liberation.

Queer Sex: A Trans and Non-Binary Guide to Intimacy, Pleasure and Relationships

Editor: Juno Roche | Reference: P3771 | ISBN: 978-1785924064 | Type: Publication

Discusses sex, desire and dating with leading figures from the trans and non-binary community. 

Bi-Curious George and Other Side Kicks

Artist/Author: Lucy Hutson | Reference: D2300 | Type: DVD

Peformance video: The Yard Theatre, London, January 2018 (1hr)

For a digital copy see EF5286.

Afterglow: A Dog Memoir

Artist/Author: Eileen Myles | Reference: P3663 | ISBN: 978-1611855142 | Type: Publication

In 1990, Myles chose Rosie from a litter on the street, and their connection instantly made an indelible impact on the writer's way of being. Over the course of sixteen years together, Myles was devoted to the pit bull and their linked quality of life.

It Could Happen to You

Editor: A K Dolven | Reference: P3574 | ISBN: 095386345x | Type: Publication

Publication accompanying the eponymous film. 

Brgy. South Kensington

Artist/Author: Vittoria Bonifati, Jeth Reyes, Linda Rocco | Reference: P3551 | Type: Publication

Publication on the week-long, 24/7 durational performance art event which took place in a three-bedroom house, showcasing 10 international artists living and working together and live-streamed on Youtube.

Grabbing Pussy

Artist/Author: Karen Finley | Reference: P3548 | ISBN: 9781682191590 | Type: Publication

Based on her widely praised performance piece Unicorn Gratitude Mystery, Finley’s book explores the Shakespearean dynamics that surface when libidos and loyalties clash in the public and private personas of Donald Trump, Hillary and Bill Clinton, Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner, and now Harvey Weinstein.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Naked Boys Reading Anthology

Editor: R. Justin Hunt, Matthew Ryalls, Ivan Moya Denia | Reference: P3519 | Type: Publication

The first annual anthology of commissioned new work by queer authors.

Attention Please! Changing Modes of Engagement in Device-Enabled One-to-One Performance Encounters

Artist/Author: Eirini Nedelkopoulou | Reference: A0770 | Type: Article

Explores attention structures that invite one-to-one encounters in digitally informed practice. 

Eye Candy

Artist/Author: Louise Manifold | Reference: D2268 | Type: DVD

Live action.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Between Us: Audiences, Affect and the In-Between

Artist/Author: Joanne 'Bob' Whalley, Lee Miller | Reference: P3267 | ISBN: 978-1137584045 | Type: Publication

Introducing the idea of performance as a shared transformative experience, this engaging book will help you make sense of the performer/audience interaction in a landscape where boundaries are collapsing. 

The Walking Reading Group on Participation

Editor: Lydia Ashman, Ania Bas and Simone Mair | Reference: P3197 | Type: Publication

Publication on the TWRG which explored structure in and around participation – be it a group, time or space. Three parallel walks, all based on the same texts, took place in three cities: Bilbao, London and Bolzano.

In English, Spanish, Italian and German.

The Walking Reading Group

Editor: Lydia Ashman, Ania Bas and Simone Mair | Reference: P3199 | ISBN: 978-1-908452-55-9

Publication documenting the work of the WRG in 2013 and 2014.

The Walking Read Group On Commons

Editor: Lydia Ashman, Ania Bas and Simone Mair | Reference: P3198 | Type: Publication

Publication on four walks commissioned by SPACE, which provided the chance to discuss the many and varied viewpoints related to the commons, including resource, community and the process of commoning. This edition includes an essay written by Maru Rojas in response to the project and the commons.

October Meditation

Artist/Author: Skylar Brennan | Reference: P3176 | Type: Publication

Publication on the project conducted in October 2016. The artist made hand-sewn garments, wearing only one until the next one was made, and exploring the relationship between art and ecology.

Beyond Immersive Theatre: Aesthetics, Politics and Productive Participation

Artist/Author: Adam Alston | Reference: P3101 | ISBN: 978-1137480439 | Type: Publication

Does immersive theatre model a particular kind of politics, or a particular kind of audience? What’s involved in the production and consumption of immersive theatre aesthetics? Is a productive audience always an empowered audience? And do the terms of an audience’s empowerment stand up to political scrutiny?

Laurie Anderson: Do dogs aspire to nirvana?

Artist/Author: Gail Priest | Editor: Keith Gallasch, Virginia Baxter | Reference: A0696 | Type: Article

Feature on Duets on Ice, Landfall and Dirtday!.

caesura

Artist/Author: Tracy Evans | Reference: D2219 | Type: DVD

An exploration of the artist's experience of giving birth under general anaesthetic.

AV documentation (no sound); 6 hours.

Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).

My Nana’s Wedding (Gown) Part One

Artist/Author: Miffy Ryan | Reference: P3028 | Type: Publication

Stills from the performance, which comprised of over 300 images and took place in 2 parts; part one is performed in a photography studio, with the photographer the only spectator.

Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).

Theatre and Therapy

Artist/Author: Dr Fintan Walsh | Reference: P3005 | ISBN: 978-0230293274 | Type: Publication

Walsh argues that there are many links between theatre and therapy when considering actor training, theatre in therapeutic contexts, and contemporary theatre and performance.

Demonstrations and Details From the Facts of Life

Artist/Author: Lyndal Jones | Reference: P2915 | ISBN: 978-0907594673 | Type: Publication

This exhibition catalogue illustrates 'the facts of life' – an interactive installation by Australian artist Lyndal Jones. The artwork questions Charles Darwin's theories of sexual selection and the nature of human attraction and seduction. Ikon Gallery, April-May 2000.

Immersive Theatres: Intimacy and Immediacy in Contemporary Performance

Artist/Author: Josephine Machon | Reference: P2866 | ISBN: 978-1137019837 | Type: Publication

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. 

The Garden of Adrian

Artist/Author: Adrian Howells | Reference: D2205 | Type: DVD

 This DVD is currently missing. The digital file can be viewed in the Study Room. The reference is EF5195.

One-to-one performance, situated within a garden designed by Scottish artist Minty Donald.

2009.

46 minutes

Liveness: interrogating the deam

Artist/Author: Keith Gallasch | Reference: A0645 | Type: Article

Arts professionals respond to questions on the current surge in liveness—live art, one-on-one performance, participatory events, real time live/digital interactivity and resurgent performance art.

Action Plans: Selected Performance Pieces

Artist/Author: Action Hero | Reference: P2788 | ISBN: 978-1-78319-500-8 | Type: Publication

Action Hero is one of the most exciting and original performance companies working in the UK today. Exploring the epic and the banal, they create performance that is intimate and invigorating. Includes the pieces: Hoke's Bluff, Slap Talk, Watch Me Fall, A Western, Frontman and Extraordinary Rendition.

Sexist and Racist People Go to the Theatre Too

Artist/Author: Tania El Khoury | Reference: P2660 | Type: Publication

Article on how intimate performance develop the relationship between audience and performer/performance.

Curious

Artist/Author: Leslie Hill and Helen Paris | Reference: P2645 | Type: Publication

A pamphlet documenting selected live performance, film and installation by Curious. 

Radical Intimacy: Ontroerend Goed Meets The Emancipated Spectator

Artist/Author: Liesbeth Groot Nibbelink | Reference: A0607 | Type: Article

Article exploring the intimacy of the performer-spectator relationship in the encounter between the Jacques Ranciére philosophy and the Belgian, Ghent-based theatre performance group Ontroerend Goed's immersive performance work.

Ambivalent Intimacies: Performance and Domestic Photography in the Work of Adrian Howells

Artist/Author: Jon Cairns | Reference: A0606 | Type: Article

An exploration of Adrian Howells's artistic practice of creating work that promotes intimacy and genuine exchange with an audience.

Performing Proximity Curious Intimacies

Artist/Author: Leslie Hill, Helen Paris | Reference: P2534 | ISBN: 9781137328281 | Type: Publication

Performance artists Leslie Hill and Helen Paris of Curious document their creative processes, performances and audience's responses in a series of illuminating case studies.

Tanya Ury - Artist’s Collection

Artist/Author: Tanya Ury | Reference: P2168 | Type: Publication

4x books: Migration, Communication & Home, Jewish Tradition, Change & Gender in a Global World; Menschen wie Du und Ich; Stets Gern Fur sie Beschaftigit…; Heimat Kunst. Artist’s postcards, 16 x performance documentation DVDs, 1 x music CD. Collection of books and performance documentation donated to the Study Room by the artist. In German and English.

Shelved in Oversize publications section.

Brian Conolly, Artist’s Collection

Artist/Author: Brian Conolly | Digital Reference: EF5081 | Type: Digital File

Collection/selection of past works since 2000. Images, power point presentation, CV, biographic statement, review of market stall performance in Toronto by Natalie Loveless as part of International Festival of Performance. Power point presentation of images from 'In Place of Passing' project initiated by Conolly and facilitated by Beyond Etc.

Intimacy Across Visceral and Digital Performance

Artist/Author: various, Tracey Warr, Simon Jones, Branislava Kuburovic, Gary Anderson , Lena Simic, Jess Dobkin, Anna Dumitriu, Dominic Johnson, Angela Bartam, Sandy Baldwin, Johannes Birringer, Atau Tanaka, Paul Sermon, Janis Jefferies, Elena Papadaki, Joe Keleher | Editor: Maria Chatzichristodoulou, Rachel Zerihan | Reference: P2084 | ISBN: 978-0-230-34886-8 | Type: Publication