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Four Legs Good

Artist/Author: Jack Tan | Digital Reference: EF5299 | Type: Digital File

A revival of medieval animal trials featuring Snoopy the Jack Russell terrier in court for sheep worrying.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

Animal Justice Court: Annual Review 2018

Artist/Author: Jack Tan | Reference: P3942 | Type: Publication

Accompanies the performance and exhibition Four Legs Good, Compass Festival, 17-25 November 2018.

Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers’ Rights

Artist/Author: Molly Smith, Juno Mac | Reference: P3723 | ISBN: 978-1786633606 | Type: Publication

Do you have to think that prostitution is good to support sex worker rights? How do sex worker rights fit with feminist and anti-capitalist politics? Is criminalising clients progressive – and can the police deliver justice?
 

Beasts of Burden: Animal and Disability Liberation

Artist/Author: Sunaura Taylor | Reference: P3661 | ISBN: 978-1620971284 | Type: Publication

How much of what we understand of ourselves as “human” depends on our physical and mental abilities—how we move (or cannot move) in and interact with the world? And how much of our definition of “human” depends on its difference from “animal”?

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
 

Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movemen

Artist/Author: Charlotte Cooper | Reference: P3540 | ISBN: 978-1910849002 | Type: Publication

A fat activist with more than 30 years experience, lifts the lid on a previously unexplored social movement and offers a fresh perspective on one of the major problems of our times.

La verdad

Artist/Author: Regina José Galindo | Digital Reference: EF5277 | Type: Digital File

A one hour reading of testimonies from the survivors of the armed conflict in Guatemala.

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

Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism Since the French Revolution

Artist/Author: Dario Gamboni | Reference: P3452 | ISBN: 978-1861893161 | Type: Publication

nitially galvanized by the sweeping obliteration of architecture and art under the Communist regimes of the Soviet Union and eastern bloc countries, Gamboni investigates other instances of destroyed art and architecture around the globe, uncovering a disquieting and surprisingly widespread phenomenon. 

Creative Prison

Artist/Author: squint/opera | Reference: D2285 | Type: DVD

A film showing the imagined interior of a prison, sculptures by prisoners on themes of rehabilitation.

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

Clemency

Artist/Author: Carol Jacobsen | Reference: D2261 | Type: DVD

11 battered women prisoners serving life for killing in self defense narrate a collective, painful story of injustice.
15 minutes.Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Acting Together Volume I: Resistance and Reconciliation in Regions of Violence

Editor: Cynthia E. Cohen, Roberto Gutiérrez Varea, Polly O. Walker | Reference: P3116 | ISBN: 978-0981559391 | Type: Publication

A series on Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict, describing peacebuilding performances in regions beset by violence and internal conflicts. The first volume emphasizes the role theatre and ritual play both in the midst and in the aftermath of direct violence.

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

Performance in Place of War

Artist/Author: James Thompson, Jenny Hughes and Michael Balfour | Reference: P3134 | ISBN: 978-1906497149 | Type: Publication

The book looks at theatre and performances that often occur quite literally as bombs are falling, as well as during times of ceasefire and in the aftermath of hostilities. Includes interviews with artists, short play extracts, and photographs.

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

Theatre and Law

Artist/Author: Alan Read | Reference: P3014 | ISBN: 978-1137469557 | Type: Publication

The first comprehensive account of the complex relations between legal process and performances. Through ten major principles of performance within law, it establishes how law itself is a performative mode of practice and reflects upon the co-dependence of law, performance and politics in celebrated works of theatre.

Acts of Activism: Human Rights as Radical Performance

Artist/Author: D. Soyini Madison | Reference: P2912 | ISBN: 978-1107404380 | Type: Publication

Madison presents the neglected yet compelling and necessary story of local activists in South Saharan Africa who employ modes of performance as tactics of resistance and intervention in their day-to-day struggles for human rights.

Examined Life - Philosophy in the Streets

Artist/Author: Astra Taylor | Reference: D2144 | Type: DVD

Examined Life explores the way we see the world and philosophy’s ability to influence it