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Saboteur, Guerrilla, Pedestrian

Artist/Author: Mark Minchinton | Reference: A0873 | Type: Article

On group practice, space making in rehearsal, working with directors/actors. 

Strength of Our Mothers

Artist/Author: SuAndi | Reference: P4045 | ISBN: 978-1789721294 | Type: Publication

Documents the lives of 23 white women in interracial relationships with African and Afro-Caribbean men from the 1940s to 2000. Each women's story is told in their own voice or by their children.

Some Wear Leather, Some Wear Lace: The Worldwide Compendium of Postpunk and Goth in the 1980s

Artist/Author: Andi Harriman, Marloes Bontje | Reference: P3609 | ISBN: 978-1783203529 | Type: Publication

A book about the music, the individual, and the creativity of a worldwide community rather than theoretical definitions of a subculture, Some Wear Leather, Some Wear Lace considers a subject not often covered by academic books. 

Acts of Activism: Human Rights as Radical Performance

Artist/Author: D. Soyini Madison | Reference: P2912 | ISBN: 978-1107404380 | Type: Publication

Madison presents the neglected yet compelling and necessary story of local activists in South Saharan Africa who employ modes of performance as tactics of resistance and intervention in their day-to-day struggles for human rights.

The Art of Living: An Oral History of Performance Art

Artist/Author: Dominic Johnson | Reference: P2760 | ISBN: 978-1-137-32220-3 | Type: Publication

Across a series of twelve in-depth interviews with a diverse range of major artists, Dominic Johnson presents a new oral history of performance art. 

This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

New medium, old archives? Exploring archival potential in The Live Art Collection of the UK Web Arch

Artist/Author: Vanessa Bartlett | Reference: A0617 | Type: Article

This article speculates about the new kinds of historical information that performance scholars may be able to preserve as a result of recent innovations in web archiving. 

Stories of Refuge: Oral Histories of Syrian Asylum Seekers in Germany

Artist/Author: Tania El Khoury | Reference: P2661 | Type: Publication

Article documenting an installation work on display at the 2013 Spielart Festival in Munich Germany. Tania El Khoury and Petra Serhal, of Dictaphone Group, developed the project during a Cityworks residency.

Gardens Speak

Artist/Author: Tania El Khoury | Digital Reference: EF5153 | Type: Digital File

Video documentation of an interactive sound installation containing the oral histories of 10 ordinary people who have been buried in Syrian gardens.

This Sea Is Mine

Artist/Author: Dictaphone Group | Reference: P2586 | Type: Publication

Booklet of site specific live performance that explores the concepts of access to the sea and public space in the city through Beirut’s seafront. 

Tree: Belief /Culture/Balance

Artist/Author: Ralph Lemon | Reference: P2553 | ISBN: 978-0819566997 | Type: Publication

A documentary album about the making of the second installation of the Geography Trilogy, Tree, commissioned by Yale Repertory Theatre in 2000 – an elaborate travelogue, documenting dance research selected events and collaborative creative processes.

Szene Salzburg - International Performing Arts

Artist/Author: Jeremy Xido, Claudia Heu | Reference: P1185 | Type: Publication

Six short documentary films investigating the ways in which inhabitants of 5 towns across Europe deal with a recent local criminal case. English, some texts in German.

What’s welsh for performance? Vol. 1

Artist/Author: Heike Roms | Reference: P1028 | Type: Publication

An Oral History of Performance Art in Wales 1968-2008

This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Muelle

Artist/Author: Chloé Griffin | Reference: P2785 | ISBN: 978-3942214209 | Type: Publication

Cookie Mueller (1949-1989) was a firecracker, a cult figure, a wild child, a writer, a go-go dancer, a mother and a queer icon. A child of suburban 1950s Maryland, she made her name first as an actress in the films of John Waters, and then as an art critic and columnist, a writer of hilarious stories and a maven of New York's downtown art world. Edgewise, by Berlin-based actress and writer Chloé Griffin, tells the story of Cookie's life through an oral history composed of more than 80 interviews with the people who knew her.