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The Minor Gesture

Author: Erin Manning | Reference: P4127 | ISBN: 978-0822361213
Manning extends her previous inquiries into the politics of movement to the concept of the minor gesture.

Anne Bean: Self Etc.

Reference: P3650 | ISBN: 978-1-78320-946-0

The first substantial survey of its kind, the publication brings together documentation of performances, drawings, videos, installations, and sculptures, as well as writings, interviews and visual essays by the artist. A series of commissioned critical essays show her to be a prolific maker of acts, objects, and multiple ‘selves’.

Revisiting Genisis

Digital Reference: EF5334

Follows two nurses, both named Jackie, who create biographical slideshows for patients as a tool for reflection on posthumous digital legacies, withdrawal, friendships, cultural and social loss, and memory as identity.

Part of LADA Screens 11. The film was available online 16-29 May 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel. Includes a  compilation of episodes 1 – 7, split into two files.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Not And I

Author: Reynir Hutber | Digital Reference: EF5331

A short video derived from the photographs, rehearsal footage and other documentation of And I – a single channel eight-hour video of Marcia Farquhar speaking without edits of sustained pauses.

Part of LADA Screens 7.The film was availble online between 24 Feb and 9 March on the LADA Screens Channel.

The Crossing of Innumerable Paths

Author: Guy Brett | Reference: P4049 | ISBN: 978-1-909932-531

The fourteen essays bringing together a unique gathering of artists, many of whome make works which arise out of responses to the situation or the environment in which they find themselves.

Afterlives

Digital Reference: EF5324

An evening considering questions of archives and legacies through the art and lives of four extraordinary and influential artists who have died in recent years – Ian Hinchliffe, Rose Finn-Kelcey, Lol Coxhill and Roger Ely. Inspired by the acquistion of the Ian Hinchliffe archive by Queen Mary.

16 November 2017

Live art: Definition and documentation

Author: Nick Kaye | Reference: A0877

Considers the inter‐disciplinarity of ‘Live Art’ as a field of work and as a performance practice.

From the British Live Art: Essays and Documentation issue.

How not to do disability

Author: Martin O’Brien | Reference: A0852

A tribute to Katherine Araniello, read during the event at LADA, 16th April 2019.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

In misc folder 7.

Strength of Our Mothers

Author: SuAndi | Reference: P4045 | ISBN: 978-1789721294

Documents the lives of 23 white women in interracial relationships with African and Afro-Caribbean men from the 1940s to 2000. Each women's story is told in their own voice or by their children.

The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

Reference: P4028 | ISBN: 978-1138785342

Combines extracts from over 70 international practitioners, companies, collectives and makers from the fields of dance, theatre, music, live and performance art, and activism to form a sourcebook for students, researchers and practitioners.

Christoph Schlingensief: Art without Borders

Reference: P4015 | ISBN: 978-1841503196

Consisting of twelve chapters written by leading scholars in the field, and a long interview with Schlingensief himself, the book will provide the reader with the first comprehensive study of the intriguing body of work that Schlingensief has developed over the last thirty years.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

14-18 NOW: Contemporary arts commissions for the First World War Centenary

Reference: P3932 | ISBN: 978-1788161466

A detailed look at the extensive 14-18 NOW programme, which was set up to bring a creative response to the centenary of the First World War.

An Anecdoted Topography of Chance

Author: Daniel Spoerri, Robert Filliou, Emmett Williams, Dieter Roth, Topor | Reference: P3741 | ISBN: 978-1900565738

The “Artists' Book” of the post-war period: a unique collaborative work by four artists associated with various avant-garde art movements, including Fluxus and Nouveau Réalisme.

On Departures: Heiner Müller meets Elon Musk

Author: Edward Scheer | Reference: A0846

A return to the theme of the issue around ‘the migrations of people’ and ‘writing around differing geographies and histories of travel’.

In Aching Agony and Longing I Wait for You by the Spring of Thieves

Reference: P3732 | ISBN: 978-1911164906

Marks the finissage of Abboud's solo exhibition The Horse, the Bird, the Tree and the Stone at Bildmuseet (Sweden, 21 May – 17 September 2017) and the inauguration of her solo show The pomegranate and the sleeping ghoul at Darat al Funun-The Khalid Shoman Foundation (Jordan, 10 October 2017 – 11 January 2018).
 

Heart of a Dog

Author: Laurie Anderson | Reference: D2304

A cinematic journey through love, death and language. 

75 minutes.

Ghosts of My Life: Writings on Depression, Hauntology and Lost Futures

Author: Mark Fisher | Reference: P3647 | ISBN: 978-1-78099-226-6

This collection of writings by the author of Capitalist Realism, argues that we are haunted by futures that failed to happen. Fisher searches for the traces of these lost futures.

How We Talk About The Work Is The Work Performing critical writing

Author: Theron Schmidt | Reference: A0835

This article gives examples of a number of initiatives by individual writers, artist collectives, and festivals that test forms of critical writing that are as experimental as the practices to which they relate.

The Artist practice of Exorcism

Author: Shabnam Shabazi | Reference: P3612

Archive and essay on the artistic exploration of exorcism. Includes a dissertation, CDs, DVDs, and objects.

In the glass cabinet.

No one should have seen this. The theatre of Via Negativa, 2002 - 2011

Reference: P3618 | ISBN: 9789616572309

A chronological review of a decade of endeavours by one of the most astute Slovenian projects of contemporary performing arts. The publication with extensive visual material and excerpts from texts documents 29 performances accompanied by Dr Blaž Lukan’s essay Erasing the Audience which analyses the company's performing strategies.

World Film Locations: Hong Kong

Reference: P3553 | ISBN: 978-1783200214

The first of its kind in English, this book is more than a city guide to Hong Kong through the medium of film; it is a unique exploration of the relationship between location and place and genre innovations in Hong Kong cinema.

Dyng memories

Author: David Hughs | Reference: A0818

On the production style of Goat Island.

Applying Performance: Live Art, Socially Engaged Theatre and Affective Practice

Author: Nicola Shaughnessy | Reference: P3535 | ISBN: 978-1349317059

Draws upon cognitive and affect theory to examine applications of contemporary performance practices in educational, social and community contexts. The writing is situated in the spaces between making and performance, exploring the processes of creating work defined variously as collaborative, participatory and socially engaged.

Out of the ruins : Bam photography rescue project - earthquake December

Author: Parisa Damandan | Reference: P3528 | ISBN: 9789056131111

On 26 December 2003 an earthquake destroyed over 90% of one of the most ancient cities of Iran, Bam. Nearly half of the inhabitants lost their lives and the impressive citadel was turned into dust. It also destroyed the most famous photo studios located in the old parts of the city. Iranian art historian and photographer Parisa Damandan decided to pay tribute to the victims by excavating, collecting and restoring the archives of five studios, supported by the Prince Claus Fund and AIDA Nederland. She was able to save at least 30,000 negatives, all memories of life in Bam before the city was ruined.

Her Eyes Under the Bridge documentation

Author: Tara Fatehi Irani | Reference: P3439

Documentation from the DIY 14 project, exploring how personal documents and performance can animate each other within a specific context of travelling and migration.

Death is Certain video version

Author: Eva Meyer-Keller | Digital Reference: EF5245

 Thirty-six mini scenarios of torture and execution which transform the small immaculate bodies of fruit into figures that seem to increasingly identify themselves with human beings.

Death is Certain performance version

Author: Eva Meyer-Keller | Digital Reference: EF5244

 Thirty-six mini scenarios of torture and execution which transform the small immaculate bodies of fruit into figures that seem to increasingly identify themselves with human beings.

Baseado em Fatos Reais

Author: Ângelo Madureira and Ana Catarina Vieira | Reference: D2279

The dancers develop movements in response to a photo – creating in real time. 

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

Anniversary—an act of memory

Author: Monica Ross | Reference: P3333

Publication on solo, collective and multi-lingual recitations from memory of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
 

XEN: Migration Labor and Identity

Reference: P3313

Catalogue  published in conjunction with the exhibition by Yongsoon Min ;13 August to 12 September 2004 at the SSamzie Space Galleries.  In English and Korean.

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

Bodily Remembrances: the performance of memory in recent works by Amanda Coogan

Author: Kate Antosik Parsons | Reference: A0739

Provides a feminist reading of Yellow (2008) and How to explainthe sea to an uneaten potato (2008) in order to explore how her performances use corporeal strategies to engage with memory.
 

Art AIDS America

Reference: P3220 | ISBN: 978-0295994949

The first comprehensive overview and reconsideration of 30 years of art made in response to the AIDS epidemic in the United States. This book foregrounds the role of HIV/AIDS in shifting the development of American art away from the cool conceptual foundations of postmodernism and toward a new, more insistently political and autobiographical voice.

Published on the occasion of the exhibition at the Tacoma Art Museum (October 2015 – January 2016)

Towards a Poiesis of Critical Practice: 1000th LIVE and the politics of appearance

Author: Diana Damian Martin | Reference: A0724

On the process and politics of live critical responses to a live stream of Forced Entertainment's And on a Thousandth Night. 

Glasgow’s Review of International Performance

Reference: P3206

Reflects, through a celebratory and playful lens, on the seminal moments of contemporary international performance that have visited the city from the late 1980s until 2016, a  year from when the Arches closed.

The Dreamers

Author: Ameena Anjum, Ameera Al-Aji, Andrea Berry, Emma Bolland, Luke Chapman, Helen Clarke, Louise Finney, Rebecca Jagoe, Sharon Kivland, John McDowall, Debbie Michaels, Rachel Smith, Rachel Taylor, Lunzhao Wu | Reference: P3207 | ISBN: 978-1-910055-29-8

A collection exploring walking (literally and figuratively, one might say sleepwalking).