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Body and self: Performance art in Australia 1969-92

Author: Anne Marshe | Reference: P3931 | ISBN: 978-0195535068 | Type: Publication

Charts the historical course of performance in Australia from the happenings of the 1960s, through body art in the 1970s, towards a more political body in the 1980s. 

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

The Live Art Almanac Volume 4

Editor: Harriet Curtis, Lois Keidan and Aaron Wright | Reference: P3082 | ISBN: 978-1-78319-322-6 | Type: Publication

A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2012 and December 2014. Selected through recommendations and an open call for submissions, Volume 4 reflects the dynamic, international contexts that Live Art and radical performance-based practices occupy.

Mondo New York

Author: Harvey Keith | Reference: D2179 | Type: DVD

In this movie, a young woman wanders around New York City and experiences a few of the sights and sounds of New York including a number of very interesting performance artists. 

Enough is Enough: Weekly Meditations for Living Dysfunctionally

Author: Karen Finley | Reference: P2424 | ISBN: 978-0671871826 | Type: Publication

In this collection of humorous illustrations and text, Finley shows us how to make the most of our dysfunctional qualities.

Out From Under: Texts by Women Performance Artists

Editor: Lenora Champagne | Reference: P2400 | ISBN: 0559360097 | Type: Publication

A collection of texts by several seminal women performance artists. Holly Hughes – 'World Without End'; Beatrice Roth – 'The Father'; Laurie Anderson – from 'United States'; Karen Finley – 'The Constant State of Desire'; Rachel Rosenthal – 'My Brazil'; Laurie Carlos, Jessica Hagedorn, Robbie McCauley – 'Teenytown'; Leeny Sack – 'The Survivor and the Translator'; Lenora Champagne – 'Getting Over Tom'; Fiona Templeton – 'Strange to Relate'. 

A Certain Level Of Denial

Author: Karen Finley | Reference: D2147 | ISBN: 09627014-0-8 | Type: DVD

A collection of spoken word performances from the artist’s show of the same title.

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer for Freedom

Editor: Feminist Press | Reference: P2342 | ISBN: 9781558618343 | Type: Publication

Letters from prison, songs, poems, courtroom statements and tributes to Pussy Riot.

New, Used and Improved: Art for the 80s

Author: Peter Frank and Michael McKenzie | Reference: P2353 | ISBN: 0896596508 | Type: Publication

Exploring aesthetics of the 1980s.

David Wojnarowicz: Brush Fires in the Social Landscape

Author: David Wojnarowicz | Reference: P2131 | ISBN: 978-0-89381-567-5 | Type: Publication

David Wojnarowicz's photography, painting, performance, and writing aggressively challenge authority and hypocrisy. Brush Fires in the Social Landscape brings us the voice of an artist who spoke to and for a generation wrestling with issues of sexuality, identity, and the fragility of life.

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

Art and Feminism

Editor: Helena Reckitt and Peggy Phelan | Reference: P0229 | ISBN: 0-7148-3529-3 | Type: Publication

Anthology of voices of key contemporary artists concerned with feminism, from the 1960s to the 1990s/beginning of 2000s, with text by Reckitt and Phelan. Includes biographical information. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

The Explicit Body in Performance

Author: Rebecca Schneider | Reference: P0124 | Type: Publication

This item is part of the Study Room Guide in Search of a Documentology by Marco Pustianaz (P1115)

George and Martha

Author: Karen Finley | Reference: P0787 | ISBN: 978-1844670642 | Type: Publication

The Commander-in-Chief and the first lady of domesticity are having an affair…

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