Drawing together communiques, covert interviews and underground histories of introvert struggles (Introfada), here for the first time is a detailed documentation of the political demands of shy people.
How do artists respond to the question of collective survival in the face of crisis? Can writing articulate, subvert and test the ever-present question of the future in modes that are nonlinear, affective and even choreographic? What are our hopes, fears and desires?
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Shows how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist at home and at work.
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.
A supplement in St Helen’s Star, sharing and documenting the project which has been taking place in the town since for 12 years.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
This anti-systemic manifesto, a quiet and thoughtful polemic, is a satire that uses anti-colonial theory to build a critique of dominant culture and the rising tide of Islamophobia.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
Accompanies the first extensive overview of Auto-Destructive art pioneer, organized in 2015–16 at the Centre of Contemporary Art in Torun, Kunsthall Oslo and Stiftelsen Kunstnernes Hus in Oslo.
An extract, chapter five, from The Music: a record that next record consists of the description of the record rather than music. Published to coincide with a dinner hosted by Herbert and Rosie Sykes at the Whitstable Biennale.
Book published in conjunction with the eponymous exhibition at Moderna Museet, Stockholm (February-May 2017), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek (June-October 2-17) and Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn (April-August 2018).
This collection of essays sheds new light on the political, ethical and aesthetic potential of participatory artworks and tests the very latest theoretical approaches to this subject.
The publication builds on an exhibition and conference at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna that explored the contradictory standpoints of queer art practices, conceptions of the body, and ideas of ‘queer abstraction,’ a term coined by Judith Jack Halberstam that raises questions to do with (visual) representations in the context of gender, sexuality, and desire. It is particularly concerned with where form and politics crossover, citing the various combinations, juxtapositions, and the play between artistic strategies.
Learn to think, see and live like an artist with this inspirational and practical guide on how to live a creative life written by the world’s most thought-provoking artists.
Maps the rebirth of the manifesto as it appears at the crossroads of philosophy, performance, and politics. While the manifesto has been central to histories of modernity and Modernism, the editors contend that its contemporary resurgence demands a renewed interrogation of its form, its content, and the uses.
Handbook of recollections and practical exercises exploring the art of walking and its modern uses. This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964).
The first book of Kurt Schwitters’ writings translated into English.
An in-depth account of Orlan’s pioneering art. The book covers her career in performance and a range of other art forms.
Documentation of the International Pool research process and resource initiated by Clare Thornton in collaboration with New Work Network and its members. Includes intro, case study and directory.