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LADA Screens: Selina Bonelli artist discussion

Digital Reference: EF5369 | Type: Digital File

Audio of the artist in discussion with Jospeh Morgan Scholfield. Event held on 13 February 2020.

sin∞fin Trilogy

Author: VestAndPage | Digital Reference: EF5368 | Type: Digital File

A trilogy of hybrid art films of collaborative performances in epic locations around the world. Included the three films (Performances at the End of the World, Performances at the Holy Centre, Performances at the Core of the Looking-Glass) and a text about the project.

SIGNUM

Author: VestAndPage | Digital Reference: EF5367 | Type: Digital File

A performance-based short film, in which the artist inquire through bodily actions the creation and function of visible and invisible signs in response to the geologic.

Includes the film, trailer, stills, and film description.

Elan Calls: A Creative Companion Guide to The Valley

Author: R.M. Sánchez-Camus | Reference: P4052 | ISBN: 978-1-9133090-0-8 | Type: Publication

This book is for any visitor resident of the Elan Valley to enjoy a creative way of exploring the area and thinking about history, nature, and people.

Landfill

Author: Andrew Kötting, Curious | Digital Reference: EF5337 | Type: Digital File

An idyllic location, a perfect spot, but something just isn't quite right, something doesn't fit.

Part of LADA Screens 14. The film was available online 23 August – 6 Spetember 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel.

The presence of absence: Beyond the “great goddess” in Ana Mendieta’s Silueta Series

Author: Ellen Tepfer | Reference: A0880 | Type: Article

On Mendieta's late 70s series, in which the artist trekked into the woods and marked the outlines of her body agains the earth.

Misha Horacek collection

Author: Misha Horacek | Digital Reference: EF5316 | Type: Digital File

Includes:

Moon River (and project description), 2018/2019, 10:47

Nest: Inhabit (and project description), 2019, with Samantha Sweeting, 11:42

The Empty Station (and project description), 2017, with Chris Spencer-Lowe, 5:58

Arts of the Working Class: the Americas Issue

Editor: Elizabeth Otto, The Winter Office | Reference: P4038 | Type: Publication

The 7th issue of the newspaper is the first one to focus on a region; it commits to reconsidering Americas colonial stories and their marks on its present global condition. In multiple languages.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

John Stathatos: Three Heraclitean elements

Editor: Ivan Gaskell | Reference: P3958 | ISBN: 978-0947532116 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue.

Whale Nation

Editor: Heathcote Williams | Reference: P3928 | ISBN: 978-0224025690 | Type: Publication

Celebrates whales in verse and photographs, and in an anthology of prose writings from the worlds of science and literature.

The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins

Author: Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing | Reference: P3918 | ISBN: 978-0691178325 | Type: Publication

Follows one of the strangest commodity chains of our times to explore the unexpected corners of capitalism.

Enacting Nature: Ecocritical Perspectives on Indigenous Performance

Editor: Birgit Däwes, Marc Maufort | Reference: P3903 | ISBN: 978-2875741462 | Type: Publication

Acknowledging that the future of humankind is global, this volume explores the multi-faceted semantics of ecology in contemporary Indigenous theater and performance. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

only ever almost there

Editor: Alice Swatton, Madeleine Hodge | Reference: P3786 | Type: Publication

Exhibition booklet; Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, 30 November 2018 – 24 February 2019

Readings in Performance and Ecology

Editor: Wendy Arons and Theresa J. May | Reference: P3773 | ISBN: 978-1-137-46700-3 | Type: Publication

Focuses on how theatre, dance, and other forms of performance are helping to transform our ecological values. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Strange Natures: Futurity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination

Author: Nicole Seymour | Reference: P3762 | ISBN: 9780252079160 | Type: Publication

Reveals a tradition of queer environmentalism in contemporary literature and film from the Americas. 

Alien Zone: Cultural Theory and Contemporary Science Fiction Cinema

Editor: Annette Kuhn | Reference: P3743 | ISBN: 978-0860919933 | Type: Publication

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.

An Anthology of Intriguing Animals

Author: Ben Hoare | Reference: P3711 | ISBN: 978-0241334393 | Type: Publication

An animal encyclopedia with a twist, which showcases more than 100 animals in close-up detail.

An Infinite Line: Brighton

Author: David Harradine | Reference: P3698 | ISBN: 978-0-955908200 | Type: Publication

A collection of writings which describe in words the mercurial and ephemeral light as it changes across a day, across seasons, and across a year.

The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

Author: Adam Rutherford | Reference: P3657 | ISBN: 978-0297609407 | Type: Publication

This original and entertaining tour of life on Earth explores how many of the things once considered to be exclusively human are not: we are not the only species that communicates, makes tools, utilises fire, or has sex for reasons other than to make new versions of ourselves. Evolution has, however, allowed us to develop our culture to a level of complexity that outstrips any other observed in nature.

Degreecoordinates, Shared traits of the Hominini

Author: Marcus Coates and Volker Sommer | Reference: P3607 | ISBN: 978-1-9996088-0-4 | Type: Publication

A catalogue of questions about traits of our behaviour and anatomy, The same answers are possible for all members of Hominini – a tribe of apes including humans, bonobos and chimpanzees.

Between Sky & Sea IV: Given Place

Editor: Rita Marhaug | Reference: P3067 | ISBN: 978-82-999991-1-3 | Type: Publication

Documentation from the fourth edition of the performance art festival, held in Herdla, Norway. The artists gathered for a week having the opportunity to work within the environment of the site, before presenting their work on 30th August 2014.

In Norwegian and English. 

Czech Action Art

Author: Pavlina Morganova | Reference: P2959 | ISBN: 978-8024623177 | Type: Publication

Happenings, Actions, Events, Land Art, Body Art and Performance Art Behind the Iron Curtain 

Action Art, similar to performance art but not requiring an audience, emerged out of the political and social turmoil of the 1960s. Until now this movement has received little critical attention, as the Iron Curtain prevented its dissemination to an international audience.

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

Czech Performance Art: Film and Video, 1956–1989

Editor: Pavlína Morganova, Terezie Nekvindova, Slava Sobotovicova | Reference: D2213 | Type: DVD

Rare visual records of interventions, performance pieces and happenings from the period before 1989. 

3h 14min

See also: Czech Action Art – Happenings, Actions, Events, Land Art, Body Art and Performance Art Behind the Iron Curtain (P2959).

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

The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution

Author: Carolyn Merchant | Reference: P2509 | ISBN: 978-0062505958 | Type: Publication

This publication engaged with the critical investigation of the historic connection between the domination of nature and women. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Lament

Author: Richard Ashrowan | Reference: P2492 | ISBN: 978056172808 | Type: Publication

Richard Ashrowan considers the geopoetics of the Anglo/Scots borderline, travelling to several points on the border and beginning a meditation into the meanings that might be revealed within its landscape

100 Boots

Author: Eleanor Antin | Reference: P2464 | ISBN: 978-0762404575 | Type: Publication

This collection features all 51 images from performance artist Eleanor Antin's epic visual narrative. Introduction by Henry Sayre

Regina Jose Galindo - Estoy viva

Editor: Diego Sileo and Eugenio Viola | Reference: P2462 | ISBN: 9788857223186 | Type: Publication

Regina Jose Galindo dencounces violence women and, more generally, the social, political and cultural violence of contemporary society.

Falling Trees

Editor: Mika Elo, Marko Karo, Harri Laakso | Reference: P2173 | ISBN: 978-952-93-2038 | Type: Digital File

The exhibition presented in this catalogue was inspired by an unexpected incident. A tree fell on the Finnish Aalto Pavilion in 2011 and the exhibition had to be closed. What was originally an inconvenience became a source of inspiration for three curators from Finland. Falling Trees by Mika Elo, Marko Karo and Harri Laakso revisits this disruption of an art event and creates an opportunity to see art and nature differently.

7 Shorts

Author: Boldizsar Csernak-Risko | Reference: D1710 | Type: DVD

7 Shorts by Boldizsar Csernak-Risko, Dawn, Buka, A Single Glass of Water Lights up the World, Dusk, Kariatides, Somewhere Down Above the Skies, Slithering,

Theatre and Everyday Life: An Ethics of Performance

Author: Alan Read | Reference: P0284 | ISBN: 978-0415069410 | Type: Publication

Examines the relationship between an ethics of performance, a politics of place and a poetics of the urban environment.

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

We Are the Landscape of All We Have Seen

Author: Isamu Noguchi | Reference: P1210 | ISBN: 1-871480-67-1 | Type: Publication

Sea Pastels

Author: Lizzie Calligas | Reference: P1187 | ISBN: 978-960-98318-0-2 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of seventeen digital images that consist the corpus of work presented at the Hydra Museum of History and Archives from June 7 to July 12 2008. Bilingual edition (English and Greek)/

Place

Author: Tacita Dean and Jeremy Miller | Reference: P0766 | ISBN: 0 500 93007 4 | Type: Publication

Syzygy Polaria

Editor: Bruce Gilchrist and Jo Joelson | Reference: P0763 | ISBN: 1 901033 28 7 | Type: Publication

Art Meets Media: Adventures in Perception

Author: Various | Reference: P0637 | ISBN: 4-7571-7027-0 | Type: Publication

art and technology. Includes Blast Theory produced to coincide with an exhibition of the same name

A Study Room Guide to Remoteness

Author: Tracey Warr | Reference: P2600 | Type: Publication

For one week in August 2014, 20 specially commissioned artist performances and programmes created with local residents will be broadcast live from Outlandia, a unique artists' field-station in Glen Nevis, Lochaber, Scotland. With Resonance104.4fm’s mobile studio ‘in residence’, Outlandia will become a portal between Lochaber and the rest of the world, a context in which participants can transmit experience of place to diverse audiences through art, music and performance.