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Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movemen

Artist/Author: Charlotte Cooper | Reference: P3540 | ISBN: 978-1910849002 | Type: Publication

A fat activist with more than 30 years experience, lifts the lid on a previously unexplored social movement and offers a fresh perspective on one of the major problems of our times.

A que no puedes comer sólo una

Artist/Author: Santo Miguelito | Digital Reference: EF5144 | Type: Digital File

Part of “Negación y Utopía” (“Nagation and Utopia”), the first National Festival of Performance of Mexico, 6-29 November 2013, a platform showcasing work on Mexican identity and multicultural hybrids. This documentation includes recordings of the performance, exerpts, and interviews with the artist. Spanish language.

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – Fat Futures: “But you’ve got so much potential!”

Artist/Author: Vikki Chalklin with Dr. Francis Ray White and Stacy Bias | Reference: D2025 | 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. This project examines the ‘potentials’ of fat bodies in terms of the cultural and medical discourses that surround and speak of, for, and over them. The audience is invited to take a journey with three fat activists through a number of imagined ‘fat futures’ – both dystopian and utopian, that take the current Obesity Epidemic to its extremes.