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Acts of Passion: Sexuality, Gender, and Performance

Reference: P3953 | ISBN: 978-1560231080

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).

David Hoyle: Parallel Universe

Author: Holly Revell | Reference: P3455 | ISBN: 978-1-9997838-0-8

A limited edition book of photography and artworks emerging from the intimate eight-year collaboration between the avant-garde queer performance legend and the acclaimed London performance photographer.

Performing Idea Symposium documentation

Digital Reference: EF5229

Video documentation of contributions to the Performing Idea Symposium, investigating the shifting relations between performance practice and discourse, event and writing; Toynbee Studios, 5-9/10/2010.

Includes nine files, containing videos of contributions on In Silence, Performative Writing, Reciprocal Aesthetics and Living Archives.

Sex, birth and death

Author: Aine Phillips | Reference: P3026

Contains performance programme, performance texts and 3 CDs/DVDs, which include still images, a 6 minute edit and video of the full performance.

Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).

Five Book

Author: The Institute for the Art and Practice of Dissent at Home | Reference: P2575 | ISBN: 978-0-9564165-2-0

Documentation of the  first five years (2008 – 2012) of The Institute for the Art and Practice of Dissent at Home. 

Live Forever: Collecting Live Art

Author: Teresa Calonje, et al. | Reference: P2522 | ISBN: 9783863355807

A collection gathering the voices of some catalysts of contemporary performance: artists, cultural engineers, curators, collectors.

Natasha Davis: Performance Film Installation

Author: Natasha Davis | Reference: P2119

Performance Film Installation is a new publication designed to mark five years of solo and collaborative performances, films and installations by Natasha Davis, and coinciding with the London premiere of Internal Terrains at Chelsea Theatre as part of Sacred. A diverse range of authors and artists have generously responded to an invitation to provide insights into various aspects of Natasha's practice.

Throwing the Body into the Fight: A portrait of Raimund Hoghe

Author: Raimund Hoghe | Reference: P2108

First English language publication dedicated to Raimund Hoghe, operating as a collage,drawing together a variety of international voices to create a fragmented portrait of the artist

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – PoP Responses and a conversation between the Perfo

Author: Nicola Cinibere, La JohnJoseph, Eirini Kartsaki, Harun Morrison, Joe Kelleher, Gavin Butt, Lois Keidan, Adrian Heathfield. | Reference: D2031

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Specially invited respondents working across the creative and critical field of performance (Nicola Cinibere, La JohnJoseph, Eirini Kartsaki, Harun Morrison, Joe Kelleher) gather to reflect upon the works experienced over the two days. Following, an informal conversation between the projects co-directors (Gavin Butt, Lois Keidan, Adrian Heathfield) looking back at the three-year project, its insights and paradoxes, and looking forward to the future of performance.

Early Bird Talk: Partial Recall – The National Review of Live Art

Author: Lois Keidan | Reference: D1914

Lois Keidan revives some of the still live/still moving performance works in the 30 year history of the National Review of Live Art.

Post-Show Talk with Lois Keidan and Francis Alexander

Author: Gillie Kleiman, Martin O'Brien, Joseph Mercier | Reference: D1714

Sacred: Keeping the Faith, festival at Chelsea Theatre, London, 24-28 November 2011.

Trashing Performance, Common Panel

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

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

Succede a Londra

Author: Franko B | Reference: A0390

Artists an practitioners are interviewed by Franko B: Small Acts at the Millennium. Italian arts magazine, this article is printed in English.

Art at the Edge

Author: David Harradine | Reference: A0398

A report on two new initiatives aimed at supporting Live Artists in the UK and raising the profile of their work.

Access All Areas: Symposium Four ‘Pull Yourself Together’

Author: Various | Digital Reference: EF5040

Digital reference is folder containing four videos. Manuel Vason footage (see also British Library recording, D1620).

Access All Areas: Robots Destroy the Tower of Babble! and Speeches

Author: Disabled Avant-Garde | Digital Reference: EF5044

Live Art and Disability, Access All Areas: Robots Destroy the Tower of Babble!Digital reference refers to folder containing 4 movies. Manuel Vason footage (see also British library recording, D1624)

Access All Areas: Robots Destroy the Tower of Babble! and Speeches

Author: Disabled Avant-Garde | Reference: D1624

Live Art and Disability, Access All Areas: Robots Destroy the Tower of Babble! Digital reference refers to folder containing 4 movies. British Library recording, (see also Manuel Vason footage, EF5044)

Access All Areas: Symposium Four ‘Pull Yourself Together’

Author: Various | Reference: D1620

Digital reference is folder containing four videos. British Library Recording, (see also Manuel Vason recording, EF5040).

Kontejner: Curatorial Perspectives on the Body, Science and Technology

Author: Kontejner / Various | Reference: P1580

One thing that all Kontejner’s projects have in common, at least from an entirely subjective viewpoint, is precisely that very direct, unequivocal focus on that which is “human, all too human” or phenomena that coexist with the standards of humanity. In this sense, Kontejner’s work is a permanent cabaret with acts that deal with the transgression of social conventions, with passions and fears related to machines and cybernetic mechanisms, obsessions with sensual pleasures and obstacles that prevent us from indulging in them…- Maroje Mrduljas, architecture and design critic, Zagreb.

Performing Idea: Living Archives

Author: Hannah Hurtzig, Lois Keidan | Reference: D2104

Performance Matters, Performing Idea – Living Archives6th OctoberLiving Archives 3:00-7:30pmToynbee StudiosWith: Anne Bean, Rose English, Hannah Hurtzig, Janez Jan a and Heike Roms Gripped by a kind of ‘archive fever’, contemporary art and culture is driven by the desire to document, store and preserve. The archive is now a vast global edifice, crossing cultures and forms and reaching further and further into the past. Fleeting exchanges and moments are everywhere evidenced in contemporary art’s multiple but unstable papers, artefacts and traces. But what happens to the life of art in its archival forms? What is the archive doing with performance, performers with the archive? Speakers will address the relation between artists and the archival drive, the artist’s experiences and body as a kind of living archive.

Sacred 2008 - The Ethics of Social Engagement

Author: Various | Reference: D1058

Video documentation of a debate exploring the ways in which artists can create new work with individuals and groups understood to be socially excluded and vulnerable.

Part of Sacred Season at the Chelsae Theatre, 28 April – 10 May 2008 (For full programme see REF. P1132).

Performing Borders: A Study Room Guide on physical and conceptual borders within Live Art

Author: Alessandra Cianetti | Reference: P3043

This Guide explores the notion of border in relation to Live Art and the works of experimental artists that have been addressing issues around physical borders, with a special focus on the current European situation and its multiple crises. The Guide includes a theoretical introduction on the relation between Live  Art and social sciences’ border theories; a focus on how practitioners are responding to the current shifting European border landscapes through a series of interviews; and a list of resources on the theoretical notion of border, Live Art, and Europe available in LADA’s Study Room.