Zine of the project documenting and tracing the Ambedkarite movement in the 1970s.
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.
Exhibition catalogue. Hayward Gallery, 12 June – 8 September 2019
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
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.
Critical analyses of cultural spectacle and social identity by eighteen major Australian scholars and practitioners.
The essays in this book – some newly written, others gathered from scattered sources – look at the ways in which contemporary science fiction films draw on, rework, and transform established themes and conventions of the genre.
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)
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).
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.
Celebrates Scottee as a maker, and marks both the achievement and the influence of his work, the fact he not only survived the violence and traumas so much of his work depicts, but thrived.
The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
A new collection of images and texts depicting the artist's recent activities and project with Live Art Bistro, East Street Arts and Leeds Beckett University.
Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural, 'essential' notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, Butler starts by questioning the category 'woman' and continues in this vein with examinations of 'the masculine' and 'the feminine'.
In this autobiography, Crisp describes his unhappy childhood and the stresses of adolescence that led him to London. There in bedsits and cafes he found a world of brutality and comedy, of shortlived jobs and precarious relationships.
Cards on the artist's Sissy trilogy, with quotes by Lois Keidan, Stephen Farrier, Catherine Silversone.
An innovative multi-media performance piece that takes a long, hard and sometimes uncomfortable look at our notions of gender.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
Exploring feminist artistic reponses to the specificity of women's suffering in war, through the work of Sandra Johnston, nichola feldman-kiss and Rehab Nazzal.
The book is an integral part of a retrospective exhibition; expressing belief systems and psychic connections, it represents the heart and soul of Sands' current work. Includesa poster and an invitation card.
Anderson analyzes self-starvation as a significant mode of staging political arguments across the institutional domains of the clinic, the gallery, and the prison.
The collection contains nine performance scripts by established and emerging black and Latina/o queer playwrights and performance artists, each accompanied by an interview and critical essay conducted or written by leading scholars of black, Latina/o, and queer expressive practices.
An introduction to the major events and debated in the early years of feminist art practice. An extensive collection of articles, as well as broadsheets printed in facsimile, illustrate the history and diversity of arguably the most important intervention in modern art.
This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Video recordings of performance 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.
Features the dance productions, STRANGE FISH, ENTER ACHILLES and DEAD DREAMS OF MONOCHROME MEN.
Small pamphlet collecting artworks and writings on the male body and desire.
Male Trouble explores how Wetern masculinity has increasingly appeared as a troubled gender category in recent times, using a variety of performative case studies. Includes a chapter on work by Ron Athey and Franko B.
Video work accompanying the homonymous durational performance in which the artist imitates the hairstyles of four famous men. The video consists of found footage of the four public figures mixed with performance material. Performers: Oreet Ashery, Andrew Mitchelson and Owen Parry.
Catalogue of an exhibition exploring the changing perceptions of African-American masculinity as interpreted in painting, sculpture, photography, and mixed-media work, as well as in film and video. Essays by leading voices in African-American art criticism and cultural studies: Elizabeth Alexander bell hooks, Isaac Julien and Kobena Mercer, Tricia Rose, Andrew Ross, and Greg Tate.
See also, Brutal Silences Study Room Guide, catalogue ref. no. P1661.