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Delaine Le Bas : Secession

Artist/Author: Stephen Ellcock, Francesca Gavin, Delaine Le Bas | Reference: P4226 | ISBN: 978-3-7533-0471-7 | Type: Publication

A publication with an essay by Stephen Ellcock in which he exemplifies the spiritual and mythological references in Delaine Le Bas’s work and in particular in the installation conceived for the Secession with references from Greek mythology and ancient Egyptian death cults.

Languages: German, English

Imaginative Bodies: Dialogues in Performance Practices

Artist/Author: Guy Cools | Editor: Lisa Marie Bowler | Reference: P4059 | ISBN: 978-9492095206 | Type: Publication

Reaffirms the central position of the body in various artistic practices through in-depth conversations with choreographers, composers, visual artists, hip hop artists, dramaturges, a light designer and a puppeteer.

Meredith Monk

Editor: Deborah Jowitt | Reference: P3201 | ISBN: 978-0801855405 | Type: Publication

An absorbing portrait of an artist whose career spans three decades of American avant-garde performance. Collecting writings by Monk herself, along with significant reviews, essays, interviews, and photographs of Monk’s unique performance events, the book establishes her as one of the great treasures of contemporary American culture.

No Tail

Reference: P2931 | Type: Publication

Artist Ruth Ewan invited Strood residents to share their skills and knowledge of the town’s heritage, hidden stories, myths past and present, to be weaved into a subversive pantomime for the town. This performance programme includes the full script, invited writings and local archive material.

Performed on 22nd December 2015. 

Andhaka

Artist/Author: George Chakravarthi | Digital Reference: EF5127 | Type: Digital File

Video recording of the 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.

Matthew Barney: River of Fundament

Artist/Author: Okwui Enwezor | Reference: P2566 | ISBN: 978-0847842582 | Type: Publication

On the occasion of a major exhibition, performance, and film premiere, this book considers Matthew Barney's epic seven-year project, an odyssey of death and its mythologies. The book also includes contributions by Jonathan Bepler, Homi K. Bhabha, Hilton Als, as well as facsimiles of the playbills produced for the related live performances.

Jonathan Meese: Fräulein Atlantis

Artist/Author: Karlheinz Essl, Robert Fleck | Reference: P2446 | ISBN: 978-3791341101 | Type: Publication

Documents Meese’s 2008 exhibition at Essl Museum, Vienna ‘Fraulein Atlantis’. Interviews, photographs, DVD.

Mama Johnny

Artist/Author: Jonathan Meese | Reference: P2438 | ISBN: 978-3865602121 | Type: Publication

Published to accompany the first comprehensive overview of Jonathan Meese’s work in Germany at the Deichtorhallen, Hamburg in 2006, the exhibition featured 150 paintings, sculptures, photographic works and installations.

Goddess Trilogy

Artist/Author: Xanthe Gresham | Reference: D1962 | Type: DVD

Excerpt of performance. Director: Shabina Aslam, sound design: Nina Perry, design: Annemarie Woods.

This Is Performance Art: Mel Brimfield

Artist/Author: Mel Brimfield | Reference: P1828 | ISBN: 978-1-907317-35-4 | Type: Publication

The first detailed insight into artist Mel Brimfield’s practice, in which she works with dancers, musicians, comedians and theatre-makers to explore the boundaries of performance art in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.