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The Live Art Almanac Vol. 5

Editor: Bojana Janković, Megan Vaughan, Lois Keidan | Reference: P3977 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-4-0 | Type: Publication

A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2015 and December 2017. Selected through recommendations and an open call for submissions, Volume 5 reflects the dynamic, international contexts that Live Art and radical performance practices occupy.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

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).

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

Artist/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)

South Asian Dancers Dancing

Artist/Author: Susanne Burns | Reference: A0800 | Type: Article

Explores the development of South Asian dance and the changing priorities it has been given by funding agencies.

Sickled Feet, Scrunched Shoulders and Sexual Stereotypes

Artist/Author: Anthony Peppiatt, Nigel Charnock | Reference: A0781 | Type: Article

Conversation between two members of the Ludus Dance Company.

The Incorrigibles: Perspectives on Disability Visual Arts in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Editor: Adrian Plant and Tanya Raabe-Webber | Reference: P3074 | ISBN: 978-1-907796-19-7 | Type: Publication

At the 2015 DASH symposium ‘Awkward Bastards’, artist and CEO of Shape Arts, Tony Heaton posed the question “Is the Disability Arts movement a forgotten movement? In response to this, DASH created a new book that aims to show that Disability arts is alive, well and demands recognition and a place within art history.

Dark Matter : Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise and Culture

Artist/Author: Gregory Sholette | Reference: P1907 | ISBN: 978-0-7453-2752-5 | Type: Publication

Investigation into collective and collaborative creative practice of marginalised artists of the art world.Reverend Billy Talent and the political economy of the art world. This article is referenced in the Platform Study Room Guide (P1820) and can be found in the Miscellaneous Articles 4 Binder.

Trashing Performance Photographs, 25-29 October 2011

Artist/Author: Christa Holka | Reference: D1727 | Type: DVD

Trashing Performance Photographs, 25-29 October 2011 by Christa Holka. Still images from talks and performances: 25 Oct – Trashing Salon, Mel Brimfield ‘This is Performance Art’, 26 Oct – Under/Overwhelmed, Lauren Berlant, Adrian Howells, Jennifer Doyle, Bird La Bird, Lisa Blackman, David Hoyle, Scottee, 27 Oct – Underground/mainstream, Neil Bartlett, Dominic Johnson, Bruce Benderson, Keith Khan, Performance Space, Lois Keidan, Mara Vujic, Dickie Beau, Gavin Butt, This is Not a Dream, Ben Walters, 28 Oct – outsider actions, Oreet Ashery, Joe E. Jeffreys, Bettina Knaup, Platform, Liberate Tate, Rocio Bolivar, Bavand Behpoor, Marcia Farquhar, Femuseum, Lois Weaver, Amy Lame, Carmelita Tropicana, Bird La Bird, 29 Oct – Common, Franco Bifo Berardi, Tania Bruguera, Tavia Nyong’o, Simon Casson, Ingo Cando, Common Culture, Vaginal Davis.

Trashing Performance, Mainstream and Underground, Introduction and Keynote

Artist/Author: Gavin Butt, Neil Bartlett | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

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

Programme Notes: Case studies for locating experimental theatre

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Lois Keidan and Daniel Brine | Reference: P1169 | ISBN: 978-0954604040 | Type: Publication

A collection of case studies, interviews and essays which explores the ways in which contemporary theatre is changing through new relationship between mainstream venues and experimental practices. 108 pages, 16 black and white photographs, 12cm x 16.5cm. This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).