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Performance: Live Art, 1909 to the Present

Artist/Author: RoseLee Goldberg | Reference: P3652 | ISBN: 978-0810921818 | Type: Publication

A provocative history of live art traces the precedents of contemporary multi-media events to Bauhaus experimentalism and surveys the Futurists' manifesto-like events, the Dadaists' cabarets, and later “happenings” and “spectacles.”

Filippos Tsitsopoulos “Is Art Lonely?” archive

Reference: P3634 | Type: Article

Complete archive of Tsitsopoulos' “Is Art Lonely?” project, including artist CV; video of performance at LADA; curatorial texts; drawings; Is Art Lonely? (video), video and photo documentation.

In glass cabinet.

Psychoanalyst Meets Marina Abramovic: Artist meets Jeannette Fischer

Artist/Author: Jeannette Fischer | Reference: P3596 | ISBN: 978-3858817945 | Type: Publication

A unique insight into the relationship between Abramovic’s biography and artistic work.

Abramović Method for Treasures programme

Reference: P3602 | Type: Publication

Taking her starting point in sources such as the letters of Kierkegaard, Saxo's chronicles of Danish history, and the observations of Tycho Brahe, Abramović has created an immersive total installation that includes a range of rituals, an audio system and specially designed shelves for people.

The Royal Danish Library, Copenhagen, 21 June 2017 – 21 March 2020.

Sculpture Since 1945

Artist/Author: Andrew Causey | Reference: P3576 | ISBN: 978-0192842053 | Type: Publication

Examines innovative and avant-garde works in relation to contemporary events, festivals, commissions, the marketplace, and the changing functions of museums. 
 

My Name is Black

Artist/Author: Sajan Mani | Digital Reference: EF5284 | Type: Digital File

Performance at Studio 21, Kolkata. Part of Kolkata International Performance Arts Festival 2014

Performance art’s “master” Tehching Hsieh on the importance of isolation

Artist/Author: Bryony Stone | Reference: A0830 | Type: Article

An interview conducted at LADA’s new home in the Garrett Centre, Bethnal Green attempts to find out why the artist gave over his life to art.

Grabbing Pussy

Artist/Author: Karen Finley | Reference: P3548 | ISBN: 9781682191590 | Type: Publication

Based on her widely praised performance piece Unicorn Gratitude Mystery, Finley’s book explores the Shakespearean dynamics that surface when libidos and loyalties clash in the public and private personas of Donald Trump, Hillary and Bill Clinton, Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner, and now Harvey Weinstein.

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

Solitary Pleasures

Editor: Marquard Smith | Reference: P3547 | ISBN: 978-0-9935611-6-0 | Type: Publication

Created to accompany the Solitary Pleasures exhibition at the Freud Museum, London in Spring 2018, this publication is a secret museum, a treasure trove of insightful and delightful drawings, sculptures, photographs, video stills, artefacts, performative gestures, and ephemera – as well as specially commissioned texts – on a subject at the heart of Freudian and post-Freudian sexuality, eroticism, and desire: masturbation.

Sweet and Sour and Super-t-Art

Artist/Author: Emily Elizabeth Goodman | Reference: A0828 | Type: Article

Examines how Hannah Wilke explored the relationship between sexual and gustatory taste in her performance ­Super-T-Art (1974), which she created for Jean Dupuy’s event Soup & Art held at the Kitchen in New York Cit

Clare Thornton collection

Artist/Author: Clare Thornton | Reference: P3544 | Type: Publication

Includes:
-Corridors, Stairways & Corners
-A Lexicon ofLabour Movements
-The Italic I (Tacturiency)
Generously donated to LADA's Study Room by Clare Thornton.

In the glass cabinet.

Performing Revolutionary: Art, Action, Activism

Artist/Author: Nicole Garneau | Editor: Anne Cushwa | Reference: P3541 | ISBN: 978-1783207947 | Type: Publication

The result of five years of practice-based creative research focused on the UPRISING project, the book presents a number of methods for the creation of politically charged interactive public events in the style of a how-to guide. 

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

The Art of A. Banana Unpeeled

Editor: Anna Banana, Regan Shrumm, Michelle Jacques, Helen Marzolf | Reference: P3530 | ISBN: 9781895532364 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue, Anna Banana: 45 Years if Fooling Around with A Banana; Open Space (September 19-October 24, 2015), the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (September 19, 2015 – January 3, 2016), Pratt Institute Libraries (March 3-April 10, 2016). 

Survival of the Sickest -  the art of Martin O’Brien

Editor: Martin O'Brien and David MacDiarmid | Reference: P3518 | ISBN: 978-0-9935611-2-2 | Type: Publication

The first book bringing together writing and documentation on Martin O’Brien and marking ten years of his work.

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

The Triumph of Anti-Art: Conceptual and Performance Art in the Formation of Post-Modernism

Artist/Author: Thomas McEvilley | Reference: P3525 | ISBN: 978-0929701929 | Type: Publication

Guides the reader through a thicket of seemingly arcane meanings of nonrepresentational art forms, and brings clarity to the intentions and agendas of these artists, as well as to their real world contexts.

Zona 3 festival catalogue

Editor: Ileana Pintilie | Reference: P3517 | Type: Publication

Festival catalogue, 14-16 October 1999, Timisoara. In Romanian and English.

The Avant-garde: Race, Religion, War

Artist/Author: Mike Sell | Reference: P3500 | ISBN: 978-1906497996 | Type: Publication

How have avant-gardes been shaped by racism and contributed to racist power and imperialism? How have the claims made by avant-garde political and artistic groups to liberate humanity been indebted to religious intolerance? And how has the vanguard commitment to radical cultural action contributed to war, terror, and destruction? 

Impossible Glossary

Editor: hablarenarte | Reference: P3486 | ISBN: 978-84-697-9220-9 | Type: Publication

What do we understand by collaborative artistic practices in Spain? After three years of research, this publication bears witness to the diversity of points of view and opinions by Spanish artists and key agents working in this field. 

The aim in bringing these voices together in a single publication is that they will add to the already existing discussion in English and will influence future theoretical discourses more broadly.

From Margin to Center: The Spaces of Installation Art

Artist/Author: Julie H Reiss | Reference: P3496 | ISBN: 978-0262681346 | Type: Publication

A study of installation art, from its marginalized beginnings in the late 1950s to its central position in today’s art world.

To All Appearances: Ideology and Performance

Artist/Author: Herbert Blau | Reference: P3507 | ISBN: 978-0415013659 | Type: Publication

The author’s concerns – which include the social meaning of illusion and the cultural manifestation of power – take the reader from Eleanora Duse to Laurie Anderson; from the puppet theatre of Kleist to Kantor’s theatre of the dead; and from the Kutiyattam temple dancers in Kerala to Womanhouse in Los Angeles.

The Power of Feminist Art: The American Movement of the 1970S, History and Impact

Editor: Norma Broude, Mary D Garrard | Reference: P3510 | ISBN: 0-8109-3732-8 | Type: Publication

Since its inception nearly 25 years ago, the feminist art movement has transformed the art world. Now, two professors of art history bring together 18 influential historians, critics, and artists to create this landmark volume.

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

On Innovative Performance(s): Three Decades of Recollections on Alternative Theater

Artist/Author: Richard Kostelanetz | Reference: P3506 | ISBN: 978-0899504735 | Type: Publication

A collection of essays from the leading avant-garde critic of the era focuses on individual performances and performers, providing a unique critical record of their work and of the movement.

Because of Love: Franko B’s Story

Artist/Author: Franko B | Reference: P3482 | ISBN: 978-0-9935611-5-3 | Type: Publication

Because of Love tells the story of the artist’s childhood in Italy in an orphanage and at the hands of his abusive family, his journey to London as a young man, his return to Italy many years later as an accomplished artist, and, in between, the story of his life and loves and his becoming an artist.

If You Lived Here: The City in Art, Theory and Social Activism

Artist/Author: Martha Rosler | Editor: Brian Wallis | Reference: P3497 | ISBN: 978-0941920186 | Type: Publication

Documents the crisis in American urban housing policies and portrays how artists have fought against government neglect, shortsighted housing policies and unfettered real estate speculation.

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

Idit Elia Nathan: Footnotes Playing Dead catalogue

Editor: Kirsten Lavers | Reference: P3488 | Type: Publication

Published on the occasion of the Idit Elia Natham exhibition at Standpoint Gallery, London. 16 January – 14 February 2015.

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

Marina Abramović: Cleaning the House

Editor: Johan Pijnappel | Reference: P3509 | ISBN: 978-1854903990 | Type: Publication

A monograph produced and designed in close collaboration with the artist; forms a personal scrapbook of her life and influences, ranging from Buddhism, the aboriginals of Australia and religious iconography, to Western artists such as Joseph Beuys.

Echo the Now

Artist/Author: Anet van de Elzen | Reference: D2296 | Type: DVD

A cinematic interpretation of the performances of Anet van de Elzen.

65 mins.

Emergency INDEX Vol 6

Editor: Yelena Gluzman, Sophia Cleary, Katie Gaydos | Reference: P3474 | ISBN: 978-1-937027-98-8 | Type: Publication

In each annual volume, contributors document works made in the previous year. By including performances regardless of their country of origin, genre, aims, or popularity, INDEX reveals the breathtaking variety of practices used in performance work today.

documenta marginale

Editor: Dieter Weiczorek | Reference: P3469 | Type: Publication

Published on the occasion of the LEER-GUT, an exhibition held at the Kadenz/Geldern Gallery in November 1992. 

In German.

Ally

Artist/Author: Janine Antoni, Anna Halprin, Stephen Petronio | Editor: Adrian Heathfield | Reference: P3472 | ISBN: 9783777429526 | Type: Publication

Captures a series of remarkable collaborative art works instigated by visual artist Janine Antoni, in alliance with preeminent dance-maker and community activist Anna Halprin and pioneer choreographer Stephen Petronio.

an idea of performance a idea of art: By John Court

Editor: John Court | Reference: P3440 | ISBN: 97vw52-93-8547-8 | Type: Publication

Contains Courts drawings, notes, sketches and ideas for performance from his notebooks over a period of five years.

Her Eyes Under the Bridge documentation

Artist/Author: Tara Fatehi Irani | Reference: P3439 | Type: Publication

Documentation from the DIY 14 project, exploring how personal documents and performance can animate each other within a specific context of travelling and migration.

Polvo (Octopus)

Artist/Author: Michel Groisman | Reference: P3480 | Type: Publication

Playing cards, for a performance/card game in which players are dealt body parts instead of numbers in suit. Players will combine their own cards and reproduce the combinations with their own body. When a combination is impossible to be made alone the player may borrow a part of someone else’s body to be able to continue to play.

Border Brujo

Artist/Author: Guillermo Gómez-Peña | Reference: A0771 | Type: Article

A Performance Poem from the Series “Documented/Undocumented”.

Be Your Dog

Artist/Author: Angela Bartram | Digital Reference: EF5262 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from the DIY 13 project.

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”

Artist Profile

Artist/Author: Katherine Araniello | Digital Reference: EF5282 | Type: Digital File

Short video artist profile. Includes clips from different video and performance pieces.

Von Menschen gemacht

Artist/Author: Eva Meyer-Keller | Digital Reference: EF5260 | Type: Digital File

A film about the future by Eva Meyer-Keller, Hanna Sybille Müller and the children who took part in the performance project  Building after Catastrophes.

Shadowing Josephine

Artist/Author: Jade Montserrat | Digital Reference: EF5273 | Type: Digital File

A anguage, a tool to articulate a series of ideas: how outrage and prejudices can be performed; perceptions of the savage and barbaric heathens; tribal nuances and thinking about the Paris of the 1920s as a site of inequality; the spate of negrophilia there; how a change of circumstance for women was reinforced by the war; cultural diversity and tolerance; exoticism and anti-colonial; therefore, transgressive behaviours.

Attention Please! Changing Modes of Engagement in Device-Enabled One-to-One Performance Encounters

Artist/Author: Eirini Nedelkopoulou | Reference: A0770 | Type: Article

Explores attention structures that invite one-to-one encounters in digitally informed practice.