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

Artist/Author: Mark Fisher | Reference: P3647 | ISBN: 978-1-78099-226-6 | Type: Publication

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.

Going Home

Artist/Author: Geraldine Pilgrim | Digital Reference: EF5268 | Type: Digital File

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

Staging an Exilic Autobiography: On the pleasures and frustrations of repetitions and returns

Artist/Author: Natasha Davis and Yana Meerzon | Reference: A0718 | Type: Article

Expanding on the ideas of double wound (Caruth) and nostalgia (Aciman), this article discusses Davis' poetic autobiographic performances as examples of the terror and relief of repeating exilic pain.

Kwangjoo is Impeaching

Artist/Author: Soni Kum | Reference: D2239 | Type: DVD

The video juxtaposes the various form of mediation from one historical event – the 1980 student massacre –  according to linear time line. The public memory of the incident is formed and moulded with mediated images and languages.

1hour 27min

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – The State of Official-ity: Two Koreas that are Off

Artist/Author: Jungmin Song | Reference: D2018 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Jungmin Song’s dialogue explores the spectacles of the death of power and repressed mourning through performative tales of the Two Koreas.

Trashing Performance, Mainstream and Underground, In Conversation

Artist/Author: Bruce Benderson, Dominic Johnson | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

Part of the Trashing Performance programme – the second year of Performance Matters – 25-29th October 2011.

Chelsea Girls

Artist/Author: Mary Paterson | Reference: A0237 | Type: Article

Mary Paterson reflects on the Chelsea Sacred Festival, Lois Weaver’s What Tammy Needs to Know About Getting Old (having fun) and Having Sex, and socially engaged practice, persona, memory, autobiographical