This is the first anthology to bring together artist’s writings and conversations about queer practice, describing and examining the ways in which they have used the concept of queer as a site of political and institutional critique, as a framework to develop new families and histories, as a spur to action and as a basis from which to declare inassimilable difference.
Club Kids: From Speakeasies to Boombox and Beyond is a visual study and critical analysis of the social trends relating to ‘club culture’. Contributors: Francis Bacon, George Melly, Muriel Belcher, Harry Belafonte, Paul Anka, Klaus Nomi, Jonny Thunders, Andrew Logan, Jonny Sluit, Specimen, Steve Strange, Leigh Bowery, Walt Paper, Misshapes, Carri Mundane, Feral, Boy George, Spandau Ballet, Michael Alig, Ryan Styles, Matthew !WOWOW!, Beth Ditto, Molaroid, Jodie Harsh, Scottee, The-O Adams, Gary Card, Matthew Glamorre, Henry Holland, Gwendoline, K-Tron, Jonny Makeup, Ricard Mortimer, Princess Julia.
To accompany an exhibition of Leigh Bowery’s costumes in Vienna called Xstravaganza: Staging Leigh Bowery, Donald Urquhart has created what he calls a Leigh-zine. Donald Urquhart, who lives and works in Paris, was a close friend of Leigh Bowery’s. The artist’s book comprises reminiscences of Leigh Bowery and numerous descriptions of his costumes.
Collection of Michael Bracewell’s writing on art.
Short films and visuals. Accompanied by booklet/catalogue.
A collection of critical art reviews by Michael Bracewell 1995 – 2012
Survey of key work by artists who have used their own body to create their art, from the 1940s to the 1990s. With introductory essays by Tracey Warr and Amelia Jones. Includes biographical information on contributors.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)