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Dyketactics

Author: Barbara Hammer | Digital Reference: EF5385 | Type: Digital File

A popular lesbian ‘commercial,’ 110 images of sensual touching montages in A, B, C, D rolls of ‘kinaesthetic’ editing.

4 mins.

Countersexual Manifesto

Author: Paul B. Preciado | Reference: P4090 | ISBN: 978-0231175623 | Type: Publication

Seeking to overthrow all constraints on what can be done with and to the body, Preciado offers a provocative challenge to even the most radical claims about gender, sexuality, and desire.

Gothic Queer Culture

Author: Laura Westengard | Reference: P4053 | ISBN: 978-1-4962-1702-8 | Type: Publication

Using interdisciplinary cultural studies to examine the gothicism in queer art, literature, and thought the author argues that during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries a queer culture has emerged that challenges and responds to traumatic marginalization by creating a distinctly gothic aesthetic.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

COG

Author: Colette Copeland | Digital Reference: EF5322 | Type: Digital File

ideo inspired by a Victorian female couple who were collaborative authors and lovers. Contemporaries of Robert Browning and Oscar Wilde, the two were known and published under the same name Michael Field.
2017, 9.46 minutes, 

 

Queer Phenomenology: Orientations, Objects, Others

Author: Sara Ahmed | Reference: P4012 | ISBN: 978-0822339144 | Type: Publication

A queer phenomenology, Ahmed contends, reveals how social relations are arranged spatially, how queerness disrupts and reorders these relations by not following the accepted paths, and how a politics of disorientation puts other objects within reach, those that might, at first glance, seem awry.

Acts of Passion: Sexuality, Gender, and Performance

Editor: Nina Rapi, Maya Chowdhry | Reference: P3953 | ISBN: 978-1560231080 | Type: Publication

Draws on the experiences and expertise of a wide range of lesbian practitioners and theorists to explore the impact and influences of sexuality and gender on performance.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Figuring Age: Women, Bodies, Generations

Editor: Kathleen Woodward | Reference: P3971 | ISBN: 978-0253212368 | Type: Publication

Engages the virtually invisible subject of older women in western culture. 

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives

Author: Judith Halberstam | Reference: P3719 | ISBN: 978-0814735855 | Type: Publication

Examines the significance of the transgender body and presents a series of case studies focused on the meanings of masculinity in its dominant and alternative forms – especially female and trans-masculinities as they exist within subcultures, and are appropriated within mainstream culture.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Between the Body and the Flesh: Performing Sadomasochism

Author: Lynda Hart | Reference: P3721 | ISBN: 978-0231084031 | Type: Publication

Focusing on a variety of representations, the book stimulates discussions of s/m through the exploration of censorship in the arts, the fetishization of sexual paraphernalia, recombinations of class, race and sexuality, and the politics of psychoanalysis.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Pink Triangles: Radical Perspectives on Gay Liberation

Editor: Pam Mitchell | Reference: P3645 | ISBN: 9781788732345 | Type: Publication

Each essay shares two fundamental premises. First, that the oppression of gays and lesbians is not an isolated case, and therefore their struggle is necessarily part of a larger movement for social liberation. And, second, that the experience of gays and lesbians uphold the basic tenets of a foundational Marxism, and that they are uniquely placed to contribute to a revitalisation of Marxist theory.

Homosexuality: Power and Politics

Editor: The Gay Left Collective | Reference: P3644 | ISBN: 9781788732406 | Type: Publication

After the leading organisations of radical sexual politics imploded or dissolved, the Gay Left Collective formed a research group to make sense of the changing terrain of sexuality and politics. Its goal was to formulate a rigorous Marxist analysis of sexual oppression, while linking the struggle against homophobia with a wider array of struggles, all under the banner of socialism.

Come Together: The Years of Gay Liberation 1970-73

Editor: Aubrey Walter | Reference: P3643 | ISBN: 9781788732376 | Type: Publication

Tells the incredible story of the emerging radicalism of the Gay Liberation Front, providing a vivid history of the movement, as well as the new ideas and practices it gave rise to across the United Kingdom.

Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure

Author: Lynne Segal | Reference: P3635 | ISBN: 9781781687567 | Type: Publication

Examines an array of issues, including sex as a subversive activity, the “liberated orgasm,” sex advice literature, gender uncertainties, queer politics, anti-pornography campaigns and the rise of the moral right.
 

LGBTQ+ Night-time Spaces: Past, Present & Future

Editor: Ben Campkin, Laura Marshall, and Rebecca Ross | Reference: P3606 | Type: Publication

Seventh issue in the Urban Pamphleteer series, gathering perspectives, provocations and vignettes on London’s LGBTQ+ night-time spaces

Your Silence Will Not Protect You

Author: Audre Lorde | Reference: P3564 | ISBN: 978-0-99571-622-3 | Type: Publication

Brings Lorde’s essential poetry, speeches and essays, including ‘The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House’, together in one volume for the first time.

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

Against The Romance Of Community

Author: Miranda Joseph | Reference: P3325 | ISBN: 978-0816637966 | Type: Publication

Explores sites where the ideal of community relentlessly recurs, from debates over art and culture in the popular media, to the discourses and practices of nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations, to contemporary narratives of economic transformation or “globalization.” 

Acts of Intervention: Performance, Gay Culture, and AIDS

Author: David Roman | Reference: P2877 | ISBN: 978-0253211682 | Type: Publication

This volume examines the ways gay men have used theatre and performance to intervene in the AIDS crisis. It discusses dramatic texts and public performances–from cabarets and candlelight vigils to full-scale Broadway productions that have shaped, and been shaped by, the history of AIDS in national, regional, and local contexts.

The Only Way Home Is Through the Show: Performance Work of Lois Weaver

Editor: Lois Weaver and Jen Harvie | Reference: P2847 | ISBN: 978-1-78320-534-9 | Type: Publication

The book explores Weaver's collaborative work with Split Britches and Spiderwoman as well as her solo projects, performance interventions, and work as a facilitator, teacher, and as Tammy WhyNot.

Otherwise: Imagining Queer Feminist Art Histories

Editor: Amelia Jones and Erin Silver | Reference: P2820 | ISBN: 978-0719096426 | Type: Publication

The first publication to address queer feminist politics, methods and theories in relation to the visual arts, including new media, installation and performance art. Despite the crucial contribution of considerations of 'queer' to feminism in other disciplines of the humanities, and the strong impact of feminist art history on queer visual theory, a visible and influential queer feminist art history has remained elusive.

Love Art Lab

Author: Annie Sprinkle, Elizabeth Stephens & Guttersaint | Reference: D2191 | Type: DVD

 Spoken Word CD exploring, generating, and celebrating the themes of love and diversity. 

Demolish the Theatre!

Author: Simon Casson | Reference: A0615 | Type: Article

Written by Simon Casson, producer of Duckie, this is a polemic letter responding to the consultation towards the McMaster Review for James Purnell and the Department of Culture Media and Sport, condemnning the state of art-funding. 

Walking Failure; What Tammy Found Out … About Being Femme

Author: Nando Messias; Lois Weaver | Digital Reference: EF5132 | Type: Digital File

Video recordings of two performances presented as part an extensive programme curated by Lois Keidan and Aaron Wright (Live Art Development Agency) entitled “Just Like A Woman”, composed of lectures, performances, readings, installations, screenings, workshops and debates on performance of identity, is fully dedicated to the impact of performance on feminist histories and the contribution of artists to discourses around contemporary gender politics.  From the 19th edition of the City of Women (Mesto žensk) festival – 2-13 October 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia – entitled “Let's create a place for ourselves” on public space and politics.

Enduringly queer

Author: Fiona McGregor | Reference: A0595 | Type: Article

Review of performances from the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras at Performance Space, Carriageworks, Sydney, 13-15 Feb.

A Menopausal Gentleman The Solo Performances of Peggy Shaw

Author: Peggy Shaw | Reference: P2375 | ISBN: 978-0-472-03414-7 | Type: Publication

Collection of Shaw’s solo performance scripts

Sister

Author: Rosana and Amy Cade | Digital Reference: EF5085

Work in progress footage of performance in 2013

Seeing Through the Seventies: Essays on Feminism and Art

Author: Laura Cottingham | Reference: P2265 | ISBN: 9789057012228 | Type: Publication

Critical text on the legacy of 1970s feminist artists.

Mi o   i Demokracja – Rozwa ania o Kwestii Homoseksualnej w Polsce

Author: Pawe Leszkowicz, Tomek Kitli ski | Reference: P2003 | ISBN: 8387887560 | Type: Publication

Illustrated publication, in Polish with some English text in the Summary section.

Love is Love – Art as LGBTQ Activism: From Britain to Belarus

Editor: Pawel Leszkowicz | Reference: P1998 | ISBN: 9788393268009 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of exhibition part of Transeuropa Festival 2011 presenting artistic/social projects engaged in queer rights surveying the problematics of equality and diversity across Europe. In Polish and English.

Trashing Performance, Common Panel

Author: Common Culture, Ingo Cando, Simon Casson, Lois Keidan (chair) | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

Part of the Trashing Performance programme – the second year of Performance Matters – 25-29th October 2011.

The Routledge Reader in Gender and Performance

Editor: Lizbeth Goodman | Reference: P0004 | ISBN: 978-0415165839 | Type: Publication

Reviews ways in which sexuality has been explored and expressed in new forms of performance art and dance, women's contributions to theatre history, and how theatre has represented women over the centuries.

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

Performance Artist: This is my work 2003-2010

Author: Jess Dobkin | Reference: P1525 | Type: Publication

See D1492 for DVD compilation of Jess Dobkin’s work.

Performance Artist: Compilation DVD 2003-2010

Author: Jess Dobkin | Reference: D1492 | Type: DVD

www.jessdobkin.comSee also P1525 for Jess Dobkin: This is my work.

Theatre & Sexuality

Author: Jill Dolan | Reference: P1473 | ISBN: 9780230220645 | Type: Publication

Chelsea Girls

Author: Mary Paterson | Reference: A0237 | Type: Article

Mary Paterson reflects on the Chelsea Sacred Festival, Lois Weaver’s What Tammy Needs to Know About Getting Old (having fun) and Having Sex, and socially engaged practice, persona, memory, autobiographical

Split Britches: Lesbian Practice/Feminist Performance

Author: Split Britches | Editor: Sue-Ellen Case | Reference: P0484 | ISBN: 0-415-12766-1 | Type: Publication

Split Britches: Lesbian Practice/Feminist Performance, Sue-Ellen Case, Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, Deborah Margolin, an anthology of Split Britches play texts, including programme notes, performance photographs, and a critical, historical introduction