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The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins

Artist/Author: Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing | Reference: P3918 | ISBN: 978-0691178325 | Type: Publication

Follows one of the strangest commodity chains of our times to explore the unexpected corners of capitalism.

Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog

Artist/Author: Pamela S Turne | Reference: P3705 | ISBN: 978-0547237558 | Type: Publication

This true story of a dog that faithfully waited for his owner at a Tokyo train station.

Heroes: Mass Murder and Suicide

Artist/Author: Franco Bifo Berardi | Reference: P3728 | ISBN: 9781781685785 | Type: Publication

What is the relationship between capitalism and mental health? Berardi embarks on an exhilarating journey through philosophy, psychoanalysis and current events, searching for the social roots of the mental malaise of our age.

Performance Histories from East Asia 1960s–90s: An IAPA Reader

Editor: Victor Wang | Reference: P3678 | Type: Publication

Brings together a variety of essays, photographs and archival materials and on the history of early performance art in East Asia. The publication will include texts by  An invaluable new research tool, the publication is available free at events and online.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Kazuo Ohno and Butoh Dance

Artist/Author: Lizzie Slater | Reference: A0788 | Type: Article

Traces the origins and development of the Japanese form of dance theatre.

NIPAF ‘09

Editor: Seiji Shimoda | Reference: P3393 | Type: Publication

Event publication.

Part of the Something Human Study Room Guide on Southeast Asian performance (P3334).

Islandhopping, eclecticism, cheekiness

Reference: A0763 | Type: Article

My three terrifying, terrific and transformative years in Japan.

Part of the Something Human Study Room Guide on Southeast Asian performance (P3334).

 

NIPAF ‘06

Editor: Seiji Shimoda | Reference: P3386 | Type: Publication

Publication accompanying the 13th Nippon International Performance Art Festival.

Part of the Something Human Study Room Guide on Southeast Asian performance (P3334).

Asian Performance Artists 2000 - The 5th Asian Performance Art Series + Shinshu Summer Seminar 2000

Editor: Seiji Shimoda | Reference: P3385 | ISBN: P.A.P.A. (Platform Asian Performance Art) | Type: Publication

Festival / event publication.

Part of the Something Human Study Room Guide on Southeast Asian performance (P3334).
 

NIPAF ‘05

Editor: Seiji Shimoda | Reference: P3404 | Type: Publication

Festival publication.

Part of the Something Human Study Room Guide on Southeast Asian performance (P3334).

NIPAF ‘08

Editor: Seiji Shimoda | Reference: P3394 | Type: Publication

Event publication.

Part of the Something Human Study Room Guide on Southeast Asian performance (P3334).

NIPAF ‘98

Editor: Seiji Shimoda | Reference: P3392 | Type: Publication

Festival publication.

Part of the Something Human Study Room Guide on Southeast Asian performance (P3334).

NIPAF ‘97

Editor: Seiji Shimoda | Reference: P3405 | Type: Publication

Festival publication.

Part of the Something Human Study Room Guide on Southeast Asian performance (P3334).

NIPAF ‘04

Editor: Seiji Shimoda | Reference: P3387

Publication accompanying the 11th Nippon International Performance Art Festival.

Part of the Something Human Study Room Guide on Southeast Asian performance (P3334).

NIPAF ‘96

Editor: Seiji Shimoda | Reference: P3391 | Type: Publication

Festival publication.

Part of the Something Human Study Room Guide on Southeast Asian performance (P3334).

ARCUS - Interactive Intercultural Residence in the Arts - [BARAK] ‘95

Reference: P3390 | Type: Publication

Event publication.

Part of the Something Human Study Room Guide on Southeast Asian performance (P3334).

The 3th China-Japan Performance Art Exchange Project

Reference: P3337 | Type: Publication

Publication for the 2007 3th China-Japan Performance Art Exchange Project in Beijing, Cheng Du and Xi'an, with photo documentation and artist profiles

Part of the Something Human Study Room Guide on Southeast Asian performance (P3334).
 

art-link “performance art!”

Editor: Yamaoka Sakiko and Noguchi Reiichi | Reference: P3336 | Type: Publication

Publication for 'performance art!' Exhibition at Chinretsukan Gallery, The University Art Museum at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, including documentation, artist statements and comments from the audience.

Part of the Something Human Study Room Guide on Southeast Asian performance (P3334).

Hakase Kenkyuhappyoten, Musashino Art University exhibition catalogue

Reference: P3368 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue with images from performances by Lynn Lu.

Part of the Something Human Study Room Guide on Southeast Asian performance (P3334).

Kazuo Ohno’s World: From Without and Within

Editor: Yoshito Ohno, Kazuo Ohno, Toshio Mizohata, John Barrett | Reference: P3299 | ISBN: 978-0819566942 | Type: Publication

Brings together two distinct but related works: the first, Food for the Soul, is an interview with the artist about his father and his father's dances. The second, Workshop Words, is a collection of talks given by Ohno to his students. 

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

Early video works

Artist/Author: Soni Kum | Reference: D2241 | Type: DVD

Includes: Foreign Sky, Beast of Me, Still Hear the Wound

Catalogued with a spanned DVD.

Popular Culture and Gender Issues in Miwa Yanagi’s Art Practice

Artist/Author: Krestina Skirl | Reference: A0712 | Type: Article

 A critical approach towards images of identity and femininity currently circulating in Japanese popular culture.

Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)

DOLLS vs ROBOTS

Artist/Author: Marica Innocente | Reference: P3047 | Type: Publication

Innocente's dissertation from Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano.

In Italian.

Into Performance: Japanese Women Artists

Artist/Author: Midori Yoshimoto | Reference: P2917 | ISBN: 978-0813535210 | Type: Publication

This book brings to light the historical significance of five women artists – Yoko Ono, Yayoi Kusama, Takako Saito, Mieko Shiomi, and Shigeko Kubota, who were among the first Japanese women to leave their country – and its male-dominated, conservative art world – to explore the artistic possibilities in New York.

Yayoi Kusama: Inventing the Singular

Artist/Author: Midori Yamamura | Reference: P2892 | ISBN: 978-0262029476 | Type: Publication

Yamamura eschews the usual critical fascination with Kusama's biography to consider the artist in her social and cultural milieu. By examining Kusama's art alongside that of her peers, Yamamura offers a new perspective on her career. 

Infinity Net: The Autobiography of Yayoi Kusama

Artist/Author: Yayoi Kusama | Reference: P2863 | ISBN: 978-1849762137 | Type: Publication

This engaging autobiography tells the story of Kusama's life and extraordinary career in her own words, revealing her as a fascinating figure and maverick artist who channels her obsessive neuroses into an art that transcends cultural barriers.

Yayoi Kusama

Artist/Author: Laura Hoptman, Udo Kultermann and Yayoi Kusama | Reference: P2888 | ISBN: 978-0714839202 | Type: Publication

The first ever monograph on the astounding 40-year career of this established, deeply daring and tirelessly experimental artist, who represented Japan at the Venice Biennale in 1993. It was published to coincide with an exhibition in 2000 at the Serpentine Gallery. 

Exposure

Artist/Author: Shiro Masuyama & Sinéad O'Donnell | Digital Reference: EF5190 | Type: Digital File

Shiro Masuyama and Sinéad O'Donnell drive from Tokyo to Fukushima tracking the level of radiation. The hot spots are in and around regular places; highways, playgrounds and some as far out as a UFO museum.

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Performance Art from Asia

Editor: Sinead O' Donnell | Reference: P2403 | ISBN: 9789535610144 | Type: Publication

Documentation from the 'MY EARTH STAGLINEC' International meeting of artists in memory of 'Antonio G. Lauer', showcasing performance art work from around Asia.  Croatia, 2013. Curated by Sinead O'Donnell. Contributors: Sinead O' Donnell, Suzana Marjanic, Akiko Sato, Chumpon Apisuk, Chuyia Chia, Lee Wen, Makoto Maruyama, Miyako Narita, Vasan Sitthiket, Vichukorn Tangpaiboon, Tzu-chi-Yeh, Watan Wuma. 

NIPAF ‘03

Reference: P2066 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of The 10th Nippon International Performance Art Festival. Japanese and English. Includes festival leaflet.

Tatsumi Orimoto

Artist/Author: Tatsumi Orimoto | Reference: P2061 | Type: Publication

A collection of materials – posters, notes, drawings, programmes – mainly on two performances by the Japanese Artist – “Carrying a Baby Pig on my Back”; “Gaikotsu (Skull) Parade”. Miscellaneous printed material in large box.

CAUTION

Artist/Author: Sinead O'Donnell | Reference: P1963 | ISBN: 978-0-9565621-5-9 | Type: Publication

Six international performance artists collaborate on a project exploring invisible disability through ‘living art' practice. CAUTION includes one DVD of video works and one CD of talking text.

Voices of the Stones: Born of an Act of Expression

Artist/Author: Kinjo Mitsuru | Reference: D1858 | Type: DVD

DVD documenting an art project commemorating those who died in the Battle of Okinawa. Community participants wrote numbers from 1 to 236,095 on stones over the course of 4 very hot days in June. Also contains an accompanying book with colour photographs of the project. Languages: English and Japanese

Micro evénements (Micro Events)

Artist/Author: Tsuneko Taniuchi | Reference: P1693 | ISBN: 9782953645606 | Type: Publication

Artist documentation. Much of the publication is written in French, but images documenting the artists works are captioned in English and an interview is also translated into English.  See D1663 for documentation.

From/To 9.11 and Others

Artist/Author: Philia Project | Reference: P1452 | Type: Publication

Moneo

Artist/Author: Shoko | Reference: D1375 | Type: DVD

Approx. 60 mins.

Seiji Shimoda - Performance Art 2008

Artist/Author: Seiji Shimoda | Reference: P1431 | Type: Publication

Booklet accompanying DVD, see D1279.