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My Heart is Broken

Artist/Author: Franko B | Reference: D2287 | Type: DVD

Video: a deeply poetic array of cinematic images

The Journal of Aesthetics and Protest Issue 4

Editor: Mark Herbst, Robby Herbst, Cara Baldwin, Ryan Griffith, Christina Ulke | Reference: P3282 | Type: Publication

Volume 1, Issue 4.

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

 

Community Theatre: Global Perspectives

Artist/Author: Eugene Van Erven | Reference: P3285 | ISBN: 978-0415190312 | Type: Publication

Published at the same time as a video of the same name, this is a unique record of these theatre groups in action. Based on the author's own travels and experiences working with community theatre groups in six very different countries, this is the first study of their work and the methodological traditions which have developed around the world.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR).

Long Suffering: American Endurance Art as Prophetic Witness

Artist/Author: Karen Gonzalez Rice | Reference: P3230 | ISBN: 978-047205324 | Type: Publication

Links avant-garde performance practices with religious histories in the United States, setting contemporary performances of endurance art within a broader context of prophetic, religious discourse in the United States

ASCO Elite of the Obscure

Editor: Rita Gonzalez and C. Ondine Chavoya | Reference: P2920 | ISBN: 978-3775730037 | Type: Publication

Catalogue from the first retrospective to present the wide-ranging work of the Chicano performance and conceptual art group Asco. Exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (September – December 2011) and Williams College Museum of Art (February – July, 2012). 

Acts of Intervention: Performance, Gay Culture, and AIDS

Artist/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.

Urban Exile: Collected Writings of Harry Gamboa Jr.

Artist/Author: Harry Gamboa Jr. | Editor: Chon A. Noriega | Reference: P2859 | ISBN: 978-0816630523 | Type: Publication

Editor Chon A. Noriega collects ephemera gathered from Gamboa’s three-decade-long dadaistic career. The book includes interviews with artists, poetry, fiction, collaged images, documentation of public and staged performances, photographic portraits of Chicano men, and political writings, including an essay on public schools reflecting his son’s first year in kindergarten. 

State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970

Artist/Author: Constance M. Lewallen and Karen Moss | Reference: P2786 | ISBN: 978-0520270619 | Type: Publication

This companion book to the exhibition of the same name investigates California’s vital contributions to Conceptual art—in particular, work that emerged in the late 1960s among scattered groups of young artists. 

Where Art Belongs

Artist/Author: Chris Kraus | Reference: P1916 | ISBN: 978-1-58435-098-9 | Type: Publication

Examination of the artistic enterprises of the past decade that reclaim the use of lived time as a material in the creation of visual art.

The White to be Angry

Artist/Author: Pedro, Muriel & Esther - Vaginal Davis | Reference: D0235 | Type: DVD

Elia Arce’s Performance Art: Transculturation, Feminism, Politicized Inividualism

Artist/Author: Meiling Cheng | Reference: P0507 | Type: Publication

Adopts Fernando Ortiz’s concept of ‘transculturation’ to examine the performance career of Elia Arce.