What is the role of pleasure and pain in the politics of art? Polgovsky Ezcurra approaches this question as she examines the flourishing of live and intermedial performance in Latin America during times of authoritarianism and its significance during transitions to democracy.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
The first book to explore the various ways the human body has been both an inspiration and a medium for artists over hundreds of thousands of years.
A chronological review of a decade of endeavours by one of the most astute Slovenian projects of contemporary performing arts. The publication with extensive visual material and excerpts from texts documents 29 performances accompanied by Dr Blaž Lukan’s essay Erasing the Audience which analyses the company's performing strategies.
The first annual anthology of commissioned new work by queer authors.
A polemical thinking-through of the whole concept of theatre as a ‘space’, and a politically motivated exploration of how, and where, that theatrical space meets the real world that surrounds and suffuses it.
Published to coincide with the 1997 showing at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, of works featuring nudes by around 100 modern and contemporary artists. Includes essays, artists' bios, bibliography.
Moving across the boundaries of mainstream and experimental circuits, from the affective pleasures of commercially successful shows such as Calendar Girls and Mamma Mia! to the feminist possibilities of new burlesque and stand-up, this book offers a lucid and accessible account of popular feminisms in contemporary theatre and performance.
The book is based on an ongoing, long-term, extensive photographic project spanning over a five-year period, which follows a group of women (artists) through their pregnancies into motherhood.
Two parts documentation of performance taking a humorous look at the post-operative body and who and what can be revealed after breast cancer. Presented in the context of “Fem Fresh” (Sunday 8 June 2014), a collaboration between Queen Mary, University of London and the Live Art Development Agency, featuring presentations and dialogues on, about, and around feminism and age in Live Art.
A detailed study of the role women artists played in the develpment and expansion of performance art
Regina Jose Galindo dencounces violence women and, more generally, the social, political and cultural violence of contemporary society.
Accompanies the 2014 retrospective of Vlasta Delimar's work at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb.
A film by Beth B exploring the diversity of the underground burlesque scene in the 21st century with performances from Rose Wood, Julie Atlas Muz, Mat Fraser, Dirty Martini, Bunny Love, Bambi the Mermaid, World Famous *Bob* & Tigger!
This film is part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.
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.