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Cannibal O

Artist/Author: Catalina Barroso-Luque | Reference: P4025 | Type: Publication

A typeface narrative revolving around an I, a pair of ravenous eyes, a mouth, and a peptic ulcer called O.

Passion

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2315 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-35-3 | Type: DVD

Passion takes up the theme of sacrifice that plays through all the work of the company, leading its audience into a re-enactment of the Stations of the Cross. 

In the glass cabinet. 

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

Artist/Author: Judith Halberstam | Reference: P3719 | ISBN: 978-0814735855 | Type: Publication

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)

Kissing the Shotgun Goodnight

Artist/Author: christopher brett bailey | Reference: P3699 | Type: Publication

Soundtrack and audiobook of the neo-noir fever dream and 120 decibel suicide note.

 In glass cabinet.

No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive

Artist/Author: Lee Edelman | Reference: P3565 | ISBN: 978-0822333692 | Type: Publication

Argues that the child, understood as innocence in need of protection, represents the possibility of the future against which the queer is positioned as the embodiment of a relentlessly narcissistic, antisocial, and future-negating drive. Boldly insists that the efficacy of queerness lies in its very willingness to embrace this refusal of the social and political order. 

The Silent Cinema Reader

Editor: Lee Grieveson and Peter Krämer | Reference: P3579 | Type: Publication

A comprehensive resource of key writings on early cinema, addressing filmmaking practice, film form, style and content, and the ways in which silent films were exhibited and understood by their audiences, from the beginnings of film in the late nineteenth century to the coming of sound in the late 1920s. 

Women, the arts and globalization

Editor: Marsha Meskimmon,‎ Dorothy C. Rowe | Reference: P3532 | ISBN: 978-0719096716 | Type: Publication

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.

Eye Candy

Artist/Author: Louise Manifold | Reference: D2268 | Type: DVD

Live action.

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

Speculative Futures

Editor: Dream Babes | Reference: P3240 | Type: Publication

Zine from the long term project led by Victoria Sin featuring artists using speculative fiction as a productive medium for intersectional queer experience.

Odyssey Works

Artist/Author: Abraham Burickson and Ayden LeRoux | Reference: P2846 | ISBN: 978-1616895150 | Type: Publication

Includes Rick Moody's extensive interview with Odyssey Works team members as well as six practical proposals that present a radically new unified theory of art making addressing immersivity and interactivity, experience design, the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle as it relates to documenting artwork, and intimacy and empathy with the audience.

Devising in Process

Editor: Alex Mermikides and Jackie Smart | Reference: P2958 | ISBN: 978-0230573673 | Type: Publication

The book examines the creative processes of eight theatre companies making devising-based performances: The People Show, Station House Opera, Shunt, The Red Room, Faulty Optic Theatre of Animation, theatre O, Gecko and Third Angel.

Nic Green’s Trilogy

Artist/Author: Nic Green | Digital Reference: EF5111 | Type: Digital File

Recorded at the Barbican, London, in January 2010, this triptych examines and interrogates the joys and complexities of being a woman. 

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.

Conversations with Stalin

Artist/Author: Eleanor Antin | Reference: P2547 | ISBN: 978-1557134202 | Type: Publication

A coming-of-age memoir about growing up in Cold War–era New York in a dysfunctional family of first-generation Jewish immigrants.

Jan Fabre: Stigmata - Actions and Performances 1976-2013

Artist/Author: Germano Celant | Reference: P2452 | ISBN: 978-8857221243 | Type: Publication

Brings together the action art and performances of the Belgian artist from the 70s to the present: drawings, thinking models, collages, films, photos and other documentation.

What’s The Story? : Essays about art, theater and storytelling

Artist/Author: Anne Bogart | Reference: P2404 | ISBN: 9780415750004 | Type: Publication

Anne Bogart's collection of essay explore the storytelling impulse and asks how she, as a “product of postmodernism”, can reconnect to the prima act of making meaning and telling stories. 

This Is Performance Art Glossary

Artist/Author: Mel Brimfield | Reference: A0551 | Type: Article

Located in Miscellaneous Articles folder 4.

Nights in the City – A Coach Trip to Another World

Artist/Author: Forced Entertainment, Tim Etchells | Reference: P2048 | Type: Publication

Performance text. In Nights in this City, Forced Entertainment takes its audience on a coach tour of various locations in Sheffield. The performance consisted of commentary by two consecutive guides, a series of staged interventions in the city streets and other unpredictable events. Small booklet in large folder.

Musical Memoirs

Artist/Author: Louise Mothersole | Digital Reference: EF5008 | Type: Digital File

From Fresh Air Platform 2010

Documentation Bank: Pete Edwards

Artist/Author: Pete Edwards | Digital Reference: DB0101 | Type: Digital File

Part of the ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’, documentation of key works, and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Hybrid Narratives

Editor: Levent Calikoglu | Reference: P1636 | Type: Publication

Hybrid Narratives curated by Levent Calikoglu at the Akbank Art Center, Istanbul, 5th September – 20th October 2007, artists included: Isil Egrikavuk, Harold Offeh, Irfan Onurmen, Denizhan Ozer.

Virtuoso (working title)

Artist/Author: Proto-type | Reference: D1310 | Type: DVD

Includes images from the respective show, descriptions of the piece, credits and press quotes.

10 Performances - Tape 2 RU Media Services

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1325 | Type: DVD

The explores the nature of performative writing and its relation to the staged event of performance. To be found in P1417.

10 Performances - Tape 1 RU Media Services

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1324 | Type: DVD

The explores the nature of performative writing and its relation to the staged event of performance. To be found in P1417.

10 Performances - Tape 3 Justin Hunt

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1322 | Type: DVD

Video documentation of the text-based performance project. Part of the Beyond Text initiative. To be found in P1417. To be found in P1417.

10 Performances - Tape 1 and 2

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1321 | Type: DVD

Video documentation of the text-based performance project. Part of the Beyond Text initiative. To be found in P1417. To be found in P1417.

10 Performances

Artist/Author: Christa Holka | Reference: D1320 | Type: DVD

Still images from the text-based performance project “10 Performances”. To be found in P1417.

10 Performances

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P1417 | Type: Publication

*currently unavailable*

Includes images and video documentation (D1320 – D1325), together with documents, texts, biographies, responses. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433)

Deleted Messages

Artist/Author: BADco. | Reference: D1133 | Type: DVD

Video document of Deleted Message, a performance by BADco. about emergent phenomena in collective movement – a meshwork of infected individual material and groupings. A strategy of marking of territory and delineating of hierarchical structures of performance through nonlinear dramaturgy and spam storytelling dismiss one possible narrative in favor of a complex system of singularities.

Changing Narratives: Performative Acts of Reclaiming the Body Through Elective Corporeal Trauma

Artist/Author: Adrienne Katz | Reference: P0980 | Type: Publication

MA Dance Anthropology Dissertation