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Performance

Artist/Author: Diana Taylor | Reference: P2913 | ISBN: 978-0822359975 | Type: Publication

In this invitation to reflect on the power of performance, Diana Taylor explores many of the ‘performance’ uses and iterations: artistic, economic, sexual, political, and technological performance; the performance of everyday life; and the gendered, sexed, and racialized performance of bodies. Images and texts interact to show how performance is at once a creative act, a means to comprehend power, a method of transmitting memory and identity, and a way of understanding the world.

Rosa Chillante: Mujeres y performance en México

Artist/Author: Mónica Mayer | Reference: P2772 | ISBN: 970-93849-0-2 | Type: Publication

A survey of performance history of women Mexican artists. Spanish language.

Presence-absence Polarity Destabilised

Artist/Author: Caroline Wake | Reference: A0601 | Type: Article

Review of Amelia Jones and Adrian Heathfield’s edited volume “Perform, Repeat, Record: Live Art in History” (2012).
 

Performance Paper – The Pigs of Today are the Hams of Tomorrow

Editor: Helen Pritchard, Caroline Mawdsley | Reference: P2059 | Type: Publication

Publication accompanying the homonymous symposium: a collaboration between Plymouth Arts Centre and artist Marina Abramovic to produce a performance event that explored the history and future of the artist’s work. Newspaper-style publication in large folder.

The Artist is Present

Artist/Author: Marina Abramovic | Reference: D1895 | Type: DVD

Feature-length documentary film following Marina Abramovic as she prepares for a major retrospective of her work, taking place at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Seven Easy Pieces

Artist/Author: Marina Abramović | Editor: Directed by Babette Mangolte | Reference: D1669 | Type: DVD

See also D0342 for still images, and P1002 essays and catalogue.

Franklin Furnace and the Spirit of the Avant-Garde: A History of the Future

Artist/Author: Toni Sant | Reference: P1644 | Type: Publication

A comprehensive history of this remarkable organisation from its conception to the present.

The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic

Artist/Author: Marina Abramovic, Robert Wilson | Reference: P1647 | Type: Publication

Shown at The Lowry Theatre at Manchester International Festival 2011

Welcome to Cabaret

Artist/Author: Anne-Louise Rentell | Reference: A0417 | Type: Article

An article about cabaret: is it entertainment or performance art?

Live Art Now

Artist/Author: Tracey Warr, Gray Watson, and Jeni Walwin | Editor: Tracey Warr | Reference: P0210 | Type: Publication

Jeni Walwin – Performance Art in Britain 1985 – 1987.THIS PUBLICATION BELONGS TO LOIS KEIDAN

NRLA (National Review of Live Art) 2008 - Illustrated Lectures - Performance, Politics, Ethics and H

Artist/Author: Adrien Sina | Reference: D1100 | Type: DVD

Adrien Sina Illustrated Lectures Part 3:, Josephine Baker, Valentine de St-Point, Vaslav Nijinski, Isadora Duncan, Rudolf von Laban, Mary Wigman, Valeska Gert, Martha Graham, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Jooss, Tadeusz Kantor, Hijikata, Josef Beuys, Günter Brus, Hermann Nitsch, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Martin Scorsese, Adrian Piper, Ana Mendieta, Chris Burden, Michel Journiac, Gina Pane, Henri Maccheroni, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Valie Export, William Kentridge, Jean-Michel Bruyère, Krzystof Wodiczko, Zhang Huan, Liu Jin, Marina Abramovic, Guerrilla Girls, Yinka Shonibare, Mona Hatoum, Shirin Neshat, Fred Forest, Sigalit Landau, Franko B, Sasha Waltz… (T1, Tramway, Glasgow, 10 Feb 2008, 14.00 – 15.00).Futurism

NRLA (National Review of Live Art) 2008 - Illustrated Lectures - Performance, Politics, Ethics and H

Artist/Author: Adrien Sina | Reference: D1099 | Type: DVD

Adrien Sina Illustrated Lectures Part 2:, Josephine Baker, Valentine de St-Point, Vaslav Nijinski, Isadora Duncan, Rudolf von Laban, Mary Wigman, Valeska Gert, Martha Graham, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Jooss, Tadeusz Kantor, Hijikata, Josef Beuys, Günter Brus, Hermann Nitsch, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Martin Scorsese, Adrian Piper, Ana Mendieta, Chris Burden, Michel Journiac, Gina Pane, Henri Maccheroni, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Valie Export, William Kentridge, Jean-Michel Bruyère, Krzystof Wodiczko, Zhang Huan, Liu Jin, Marina Abramovic, Guerrilla Girls, Yinka Shonibare, Mona Hatoum, Shirin Neshat, Fred Forest, Sigalit Landau, Franko B, Sasha Waltz… (T1, Tramway, Glasgow, 10 Feb 2008, 14.00 – 15.00).Futurism

NRLA (National Review of Live Art) 2008 - Illustrated Lectures - Performance, Politics, Ethics and H

Artist/Author: Adrien Sina | Reference: D1098 | Type: DVD

The architect, artist, curator and theoretician Adrien Sina offers an overview of twentieth-century artists on Politics, Ethics & Human Rights, Part 1: Josephine Baker, Valentine de St-Point, Vaslav Nijinski, Isadora Duncan, Rudolf von Laban, Mary Wigman, Valeska Gert, Martha Graham, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Jooss, Tadeusz Kantor, Hijikata, Josef Beuys, Günter Brus, Hermann Nitsch, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Martin Scorsese, Adrian Piper, Ana Mendieta, Chris Burden, Michel Journiac, Gina Pane, Henri Maccheroni, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Valie Export, William Kentridge, Jean-Michel Bruyère, Krzystof Wodiczko, Zhang Huan, Liu Jin, Marina Abramovic, Guerrilla Girls, Yinka Shonibare, Mona Hatoum, Shirin Neshat, Fred Forest, Sigalit Landau, Franko B, Sasha Waltz… (T1, Tramway, Glasgow, 10 Feb 2008, 14.00 – 15.00).

Live Art on Camera - Performance and Photography

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Alice Maude - Roxby | Reference: P1127 | ISBN: 978 085432 875 8 | Type: Publication

Showcases the work of photographers who documented a selection of seminal performances from the 1950s to the present in Europe, the United States and Japan and exhibits contemporaneous examples of their practice alongside their performance photographs.

After Criticism: New Responses to Art and Performance

Editor: Gavin Butt | Reference: P0671 | ISBN: 0-631-23284-2 | Type: Publication

Explores contemporary approaches which have sought to renew criticism’s energies in the wake of a ‘theatrical turn’ in recent visual arts practice, and the emergence of a ‘performative’ arts writing over the past decade or so.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide: On Falling by Amy Sharrocks (P2249) and the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433)