Gómez-Peña Unplugged is an anthology of recent and rewritten classic writings from Guillermo Gómez-Peña, a figure who stands alone as unique and ground-breaking in the history of performance art and as the artistic director of transdisciplinary performance troupe La Pocha Nostra.
La Pocha Nostra: A Handbook for the Rebel Artist in a Post-Democratic Society marks a transformation from its sister book, Exercises for Rebel Artists, into a pedagogical matrix suited for use as a performance handbook and conceptual tool for artists, activists, theorists, pedagogues, and trans-disciplinary border crossers of all stripes.
A performance-based short film, in which the artist inquire through bodily actions the creation and function of visible and invisible signs in response to the geologic.
Includes the film, trailer, stills, and film description.
Film by Guillermo Gómez-Peña, for the LAUK Gathering, at Watershed, Bristol on 12 February 2015
Guillermo Gómez-Peña talks viral infection, nomadic performance, immobility, psychomagic performance, and convalescence.
This publication charts very different tactics and strategies, written by practitioners from all over the world, mapping the broad field of engaged art and artistic activism in our times. Essays by Stephen Duncombe & Steve Lambert, Alanna Lockward, Florian Malzacher, Chantal Mouffe, Gerald Raunig and Jonas Staal.
Themed collections of performance documentation and works for camera projects addressing issues of borders/border crossings
Sacred at Chelsea Theatre: Bodily Functions – The Body in Performance, selected highlights of documentation of the body in performance from the Live Art Development Agency Study Room and Documentation Bank. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)
Program of new territories 2008 National Review of Live Art 2008. For PDF version of publication REF. P1052
Program of new territories 2008. For PDF version see REF. D1030
Captures the zeitgeist of a ravenous and distorted world, illustrating its inequalities with a straightforward rawness and elegance.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)
Leading artists and thinkers assess the relevance of live art now, its impact within the visual arts and the broader cultural sphere.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Part of the The Displaced & Privilege: A Study Room Guide on Live Art in the age of hostility (P3107).