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An Apartment on Uranus

Author: Paul B. Preciado | Reference: P4104 | ISBN: 978-1-913097-07-3

Recounts Preciado’s transformation from Beatriz into Paul B., and examines other processes of political, cultural and sexual transition.

I’m Roger Casement

Author: Fearghus Ó Conchúir, Dearbhla Walsh | Digital Reference: EF5344

Film created as part of The Casement Project, a multi-disciplinary project about Roger Casement, a British knight, Irish rebel and international humanitarian.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Tele Encounters: Telepresence and Migration

Reference: P4024

Publication on the artistic research platform aiming to explore family relationships within the context of migration and to contribute to the development of telepresence (technologically mediated presence) as an artistic idiom.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

A Transpective: how things used to be now

Author: Chana Dubinski | Reference: P3993

Publication documenting the 18 months in which Ann Bean left London and settled in Newark-on-Trent, creating a different, unfamiliar life structure.

Stefan Gec -Trace Elements: Works from 1989-1995

Reference: P3962 | ISBN: 1899377050

First catalogue of work by London based artist Stefan Gec.

Performing Citizenship: Bodies, Agencies, Limitations

Reference: P3909 | ISBN: 978-3-319-97501-6

Discusses how citizenship is performed today, through the optic of the arts, in particular the performing arts, but also from the perspective of a wide range of academic disciplines such as urbanism and media studies, cultural education and postcolonial theory.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Performing Queer Latinidad

Author: Ramón H. Rivera-Servera | Reference: P3796 | ISBN: 978-0-472-05139-7

Highlights the critical role that performance played in the development of Latina/o queer public culture in the United States during the 1990s and early 2000s.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The White Possessive: Property, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty

Author: Aileen Moreton-Robinson | Reference: P3793 | ISBN: 978-0816692163

Explores the links between race, sovereignty, and possession through themes of property: owning property, being property, and becoming propertyless.

Paradise Rot: A Novel

Author: Jenny Hval | Reference: P3750 | ISBN: 9781786633835

A lyrical debut novel from a musician and artist renowned for her sharp sexual and political imagery.

From Chiapas to Wales

Author: Guillermo Gómez-Peña | Reference: A0844

Excerpt from the publication Two Chicanos on the Road.

Queer Lovers and Hateful Others: Regenerating Violent Times and Places

Author: Jin Haritaworn | Reference: P3720 | ISBN: 978-0745330617

Berlin is once more capital of queer arts and tourism. Queerness is more visible today than it has been for decades, but at what cost? This book argues that queer subjects have become a lovely sight only through being cast in the shadow of the new folk devil, the ‘homophobic migrant’ who is rendered by society as hateful, homophobic and disposable. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers’ Rights

Author: Molly Smith, Juno Mac | Reference: P3723 | ISBN: 978-1786633606

Do you have to think that prostitution is good to support sex worker rights? How do sex worker rights fit with feminist and anti-capitalist politics? Is criminalising clients progressive – and can the police deliver justice?
 

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

Author: Judith Halberstam | Reference: P3719 | ISBN: 978-0814735855

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)

Resist!: How to Be an Activist in the Age of Defiance

Author: Michael Segalov | Reference: P3625 | ISBN: 978-1786272171

How-to guide for people looking to make a stand. Included are solid pieces of advice, practical tips and inspirational stories from those who have already successfully stood up and made a difference. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

 

The Town is the Venue

Author: Deveron Projects | Reference: P3552

Describes the framework in which Deveron Projects works and contributes to the social wellbeing of Huntly. 

Women, the arts and globalization

Reference: P3532 | ISBN: 978-0719096716

The essays in Women, the Arts and Globalization demonstrate that women in the arts are rarely positioned at the centre of the art market, and the movement of women globally (as travelers or migrants, empowered artists/scholars or exiled practitioners), rarely corresponds with the dominant models of global exchange. Rather, contemporary women's art practices provide a fascinating instance of women's eccentric experiences of the myriad effects of globalization.

Idit Elia Nathan: Footnotes Playing Dead catalogue

Reference: P3488

Published on the occasion of the Idit Elia Natham exhibition at Standpoint Gallery, London. 16 January – 14 February 2015.

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

Lexicon of Tanjas Ostojić

Reference: P3444 | ISBN: 978-0-9935611-3-9

Based upon the Lexicon of Tanjas Ostojić (2011-17), an interdisciplinary participatory research art project that included academic and artistic research, five creative workshops, a number of public events, one group performance, and two exhibitions involving more then 30 women.

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.

Going Home

Author: Geraldine Pilgrim | Digital Reference: EF5268

Documentation (Power Point) from the DIY 12 project, a developmental exercise exploring the concept of returning to what one understands as “home” 

Have You Photographed My Uterus?

Author: Natasha Davis | Reference: A0764

A provocationinterested in exploring the meeting points between the obliteration of the possibility of physical motherhood (rupture of the body), a country disappearing in war (rupture of the land) and the reconstruction of the bio-political-history. Together these assert a new no-motherhood and post-motherland identity away from the exilic ruptures that define the end of the 20th and beginning of the 21st centuries in Europe.

You are here…but where am I? documentation

Author: Stacy Makishi | Reference: P3318

Passports created during the intimate one to one intervention that happens in the (terror)tory between here and there, within the border of Passport Control.

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

Stakeholder Toolkit, Beta Version 1

Author: freeDimensional | Reference: P3315

Toolkit from the network of socially progressive residential artist communities.

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

Letters from the State of Chihuahua - archive

Author: Angela Giron | Reference: D2257

Includes production stills and performance text.

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

Letters from the State of Chihuahua - video

Author: Angela Giron | Reference: D2256

Documentation from the performance at the ASU mainstage.

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).

Oceanic Geographies: The fluid dramaturgy of Caridad Svich

Author: Kevin Brown | Reference: A0728

Looking back on the experience of directing the world premiere of Svich's play at the University of Missouri.

Early video works

Author: Soni Kum | Reference: D2241

Includes: Foreign Sky, Beast of Me, Still Hear the Wound

Catalogued with a spanned DVD.

Critical Landscapes: Art, Space, Politics

Reference: P3132 | ISBN: 978-0520285491

One of the first comprehensive treatments of land use in contemporary art, the collection surveys the stakes and concerns of recent land-based practices, outlining the art historical contexts, methodological strategies, and geopolitical phenomena. 

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

What We Made: Conversations on Art and Social Cooperation

Author: Tom Finkelpearl | Reference: P3119 | ISBN: 978-0822352891

Examines the activist, participatory, coauthored aesthetic experiences being created in contemporary art.  In a series of fifteen conversations, artists comment on their experiences working cooperatively, joined at times by colleagues from related fields, including social policy, architecture, art history, urban planning, and new media.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Fiction Reconstructed: Eastern Europe, Post-Socialism & the Retro-Avant-Garde

Author: Marina Grzinic | Reference: P3122 | ISBN: 978-3852661537

A radical theorization of a particular (Eastern European) position / repoliticization, this book offers a very detailed inquiry into specific Post-Socialist art and media strategies.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Precarious Lives: Waiting and Hope in Iran

Author: Shahram Khosravi | Reference: P3127 | ISBN: 978-0812248876

Attempts to reconcile the paradoxes of Iranians' everyday life in the first decade of the twenty-first century. 

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Nothing to Lose but Our Fear: Activism and Resistance in Dangerous Times

Author: Fiona Jeffries | Reference: P3124 | ISBN: 978-1783604142

Delivers a counter blow to the rampant culture of fear fuelled by the likes of CNN, Fox and the Daily Mail. Exploring contemporary and historical manifestations of this controlling force, the conversations in this collection go beyond just scrutinizing what constitutes rational versus irrational fear, or identifying ways in which human fears are manipulated by political players. They reveal how fear antagonizes and changes our subjectivity and, crucially, how the political use of fear has been resisted in different times and places, by different people across the globe.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Latifa Echakhch

Reference: P3114 | ISBN: 978-3037642009

The artist investigates cultural transfer and displaced identity through installation, sculpture, video and performance, culturally stereotyping artefacts such as flagpoles, Moroccan tea glasses and India ink in her art. Exhibition catalogue.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Performance in Place of War

Author: James Thompson, Jenny Hughes and Michael Balfour | Reference: P3134 | ISBN: 978-1906497149

The book looks at theatre and performances that often occur quite literally as bombs are falling, as well as during times of ceasefire and in the aftermath of hostilities. Includes interviews with artists, short play extracts, and photographs.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

A Field Guide for Female Interrogators

Author: Coco Fusco | Reference: P3120 | ISBN: 978-1583227800

Combining an art project with critical commentary, Fusco addresses the role of women in the war on terror and explores how female sexuality is being used as a weapon against Islamic terrorists. Using details drawn from actual accounts of detainee treatment in US military prisons, Fusco conceives a field guide of instructional drawings that prompts questions regarding the moral dilemma of torture in general and the use of female sexuality specifically.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Seeing Power

Author: Nato Thompson | Reference: P3135 | ISBN: 978-1612190440

A fog of information and images has flooded the world: from advertising, television, radio and film to the information glut produced by the new economy. With the rise of social networking, contemporaries, peers and friends are all suddenly selling us the ultimate product: themselves. Thompson interrogates the implications of these developments for those dedicated to socially engaged art and activism. 

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

We Roma - a Critical Reader in Contemporary Art

Reference: P3112 | ISBN: 978-9077288160

Inquires into the contemporary moment through the lens of Roma artistic and intellectual practices, gathering knowledge from the Roma way of life.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).