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Four Legs Good

Author: Jack Tan | Digital Reference: EF5299

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

Author: Jack Tan | Reference: P3942

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

Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers’ Rights

Author: Molly Smith, Juno Mac | Reference: P3723 | ISBN: 978-1786633606

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

Author: Sunaura Taylor | Reference: P3661 | ISBN: 978-1620971284

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

Author: Charlotte Cooper | Reference: P3540 | ISBN: 978-1910849002

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

Author: Regina José Galindo | Digital Reference: EF5277

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

Author: Dario Gamboni | Reference: P3452 | ISBN: 978-1861893161

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

Author: squint/opera | Reference: D2285

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

Author: Carol Jacobsen | Reference: D2261

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

Reference: P3116 | ISBN: 978-0981559391

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

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

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

Author: Alan Read | Reference: P3014 | ISBN: 978-1137469557

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

Author: D. Soyini Madison | Reference: P2912 | ISBN: 978-1107404380

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.