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Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey

Artist/Author: Ron Athey | Editor: Dominic Johnson | Reference: P2115 | ISBN: 978-1-78320-035-1 | Type: Publication

Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey presents the first critical overview of this major artist’s work. It demonstrates how Athey foresaw and precipitated the central place afforded they body and identity politics in art and critical theory in the 1990s and beyond.

Anne Bean: Self Etc.

Editor: Rob La Frenais | Reference: P3650 | ISBN: 978-1-78320-946-0 | Type: Publication

The first substantial survey of its kind, the publication brings together documentation of performances, drawings, videos, installations, and sculptures, as well as writings, interviews and visual essays by the artist. A series of commissioned critical essays show her to be a prolific maker of acts, objects, and multiple ‘selves’.

Louche #1: Beginnings and Becomings

Editor: Georgeous Michael | Reference: P4075 | Type: Publication

Asking urgent questions about drag today, Louche takes a critical and constructive approach to queer performance culture: its past, present and future. Featuring contributions from over thirty artists, writers and illustrators.

Shortlist LIVE! Issue 1

Editor: Heidi Backström | Reference: P4064 | ISBN: 9871916424371 | Type: Publication

Publication on a new entity of events as part of ANTI Festival, where the artists shortlisted for the International Prize of Live Art present their work.

In English and Finnish.

Unicorn: The Memoir of a Muslim Drag Queen

Artist/Author: Amrou Al-Kadhi | Reference: P4058 | ISBN: 978-0008306069 | Type: Publication

From a god-fearing Muslim boy enraptured with their mother, to a vocal, queer drag queen estranged from their family, this is a heart-breaking and hilarious memoir about the author’s fight to be true to themself.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Stolen Voices album

Artist/Author: Stolen Voices | Reference: P4056 | Type: Publication

An album which forms part fot he ongoing inquiry by Johanna Linsley and Rebecca Louise Collins inspired by eavesdropping.

In glass cabinet.

Gothic Queer Culture

Artist/Author: Laura Westengard | Reference: P4053 | ISBN: 978-1-4962-1702-8 | Type: Publication

Using interdisciplinary cultural studies to examine the gothicism in queer art, literature, and thought the author argues that during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries a queer culture has emerged that challenges and responds to traumatic marginalization by creating a distinctly gothic aesthetic.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Awkwoods: Daniel Oliver’s Dyspraxic Adventures in Participatory Performance

Artist/Author: Daniel Oliver | Editor: Daniel Oliver | Reference: P4051 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-5-7 | Type: Publication

Daniel Oliver is dyspraxic and he creates awkward participatory performance worlds.This book documents some of those worlds, as well as bringing together critical and creative responses  to them.

Future Histories

Artist/Author: Áine Phillips, Niamh Murphy | Digital Reference: EF5343 | Type: Digital File

Documentation of the 12 hour group performance in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin in May 2016. Part of LADA Screens.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Not And I

Artist/Author: Reynir Hutber | Digital Reference: EF5331 | Type: Digital File

A short video derived from the photographs, rehearsal footage and other documentation of And I – a single channel eight-hour video of Marcia Farquhar speaking without edits of sustained pauses.

Part of LADA Screens 7.The film was availble online between 24 Feb and 9 March on the LADA Screens Channel.

Landfill

Artist/Author: Andrew Kötting, Curious | Digital Reference: EF5337 | Type: Digital File

An idyllic location, a perfect spot, but something just isn’t quite right, something doesn’t fit.

Part of LADA Screens 14. The film was available online 23 August – 6 Spetember 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel.

Because of Love, a film about Franko B

Artist/Author: Nathaniel Walters | Digital Reference: EF5340 | Type: Digital File

A rough cut of the first ever documentary about the life and work of Franko B. Part of LADA Screens 16.

Uncertain Fragments

Artist/Author: Tim Etchells, Hugo Glendinning | Digital Reference: EF5339 | Type: Digital File

A video essay reflecting on the work and process of Forced Entertainment combining interview fragments, performance excerpts, backstage and rehearsal room material from diverse projects, focused around an excerpt from the group’s 2001 performance First Night.

Part of LADA Screens 15.

By Means of the Future

Artist/Author: Tim Etchells | Reference: A0882 | Type: Article

On Forced Entertainment, prediction, and the community of audience.

Sea Swallow’d

Artist/Author: Andrew Kötting, Curious | Digital Reference: EF5338 | Type: Digital File

Charts the choppy waters of gut feelings, capturing the flotsam and jetsam of impulse, desire and fights to the death.

Part of LADA Screens 14. 

Proliferations - Part I

Artist/Author: Liz Rosenfeld | Digital Reference: EF5345 | Type: Digital File

Pines towards a future vision that surpasses generally accepted structural limitations of the human condition. Part of LADA Screens.

Imaginative Bodies: Dialogues in Performance Practices

Artist/Author: Guy Cools | Editor: Lisa Marie Bowler | Reference: P4059 | ISBN: 978-9492095206 | Type: Publication

Reaffirms the central position of the body in various artistic practices through in-depth conversations with choreographers, composers, visual artists, hip hop artists, dramaturges, a light designer and a puppeteer.

SWIM

Artist/Author: Amy Sharrock | Digital Reference: EF5326 | Type: Digital File

Taking place on 12 July 2007, ​SWIM was an open invitation, all access swim across London from Tooting Bec Lido to Hampstead Heath Ponds. 

2014, 31’ 19”

This video was part of LADA Screens, and was available online between 17 August and 31 August 2015

You Don’t Have to Have a Penis to be a Genius

Artist/Author: Suzi Gablik | Reference: A0869 | Type: Article

An interview with The Guerrilla Girls. Liquid damage on publication.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Cabinet Of Curiosities

Artist/Author: Mat Fraser | Digital Reference: EF5317 | Type: Digital File

A journey through the history of disability – a history lesson with a difference.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Misha Horacek collection

Artist/Author: Misha Horacek | Digital Reference: EF5316 | Type: Digital File

Includes:

Moon River (and project description), 2018/2019, 10:47

Nest: Inhabit (and project description), 2019, with Samantha Sweeting, 11:42

The Empty Station (and project description), 2017, with Chris Spencer-Lowe, 5:58

The presence of absence: Beyond the “great goddess” in Ana Mendieta’s Silueta Series

Artist/Author: Ellen Tepfer | Reference: A0880 | Type: Article

On Mendieta's late 70s series, in which the artist trekked into the woods and marked the outlines of her body agains the earth.

Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Artist/Author: Amber Jamilla Musser | Reference: P4027 | ISBN: 9781479830954 | Type: Publication

Works against the framing of black and brown bodies as sexualized, objectified, and abject, and offers multiple ways of thinking with and through sensation and aesthetics.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Tasteless, Crude, and Politically Progressive

Artist/Author: Paul David Young | Reference: A0856 | Type: Article

On Christoph Schlingensief, solo exhibition at MoMA S1, March-August 2014.

Black Performance Theory

Editor: Thomas F. DeFrantz and Anita Gonzalez | Reference: P4026 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-5616-5 | Type: Publication

Considering how blackness is imagined in and through performance, the contributors address topics including flight as a persistent theme in African American aesthetics, the circulation of minstrel tropes in Liverpool and in Afro-Mexican settlements in Oaxaca, and the reach of hip-hop politics as people around the world embrace the music and dance.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
 

Politicizing Obscenity

Artist/Author: Joan Hawkins | Reference: A0862 | Type: Article

On Unicorn Gratitude Mystery by Karen Finley.

How not to do disability

Artist/Author: Martin O’Brien | Reference: A0852 | Type: Article

A tribute to Katherine Araniello, read during the event at LADA, 16th April 2019.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

In misc folder 7.

A Ridiculous Look at the History of American Song

Artist/Author: Kelly Aliano | Reference: A0860 | Type: Article

On Taylor Mac: a 24-Decade History of Popular Music

Aaron Williamson: Inspiration Archives

Reference: P4042 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue. Attenborough Arts Centre, 10th May – 14th July 2019.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Sign of the Times

Artist/Author: Anne Bean, Graeme Miller | Reference: P4039 | Type: Publication

Made and published on the occasion of Artsadmin's 40th birthday.

Arts of the Working Class: the Americas Issue

Editor: Elizabeth Otto, The Winter Office | Reference: P4038 | Type: Publication

The 7th issue of the newspaper is the first one to focus on a region; it commits to reconsidering Americas colonial stories and their marks on its present global condition. In multiple languages.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Performing Britain

Reference: P4037 | Type: Publication

Newspaper published for the event originally scheduled for 29th March 2019 in Leeds.

Touched Bodies: The Performative Turn in Latin American Art

Artist/Author: Mara Polgovsky Ezcurra | Reference: P4031 | ISBN: 9-781978-802025 | Type: Publication

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 Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

Editor: Teresa Brayshaw, Anna Fenemore, and Noel Witts | Reference: P4028 | ISBN: 978-1138785342 | Type: Publication

Combines extracts from over 70 international practitioners, companies, collectives and makers from the fields of dance, theatre, music, live and performance art, and activism to form a sourcebook for students, researchers and practitioners.

Theatre and Cancer

Artist/Author: Brian Lobel | Reference: P4002 | ISBN: 9781352006469 | Type: Publication

Explores representations of cancer in fictional worlds and autobiographical performances while also highlighting work that reimagines and reinvigorates the genre of ‘Cancer Performance’.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Four Legs Good

Artist/Author: Jack Tan | Digital Reference: EF5299 | Type: Digital File

A revival of medieval animal trials featuring Snoopy the Jack Russell terrier in court for sheep worrying.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

STILL LIFE Issue 2

Editor: Hamish MacPherson | Reference: P3998 | Type: Publication

Zine featuring Caroline Thomas, Francesca Laura Cavallo, Eleni Papazoglou, Lisa Kinsolving, António Branco, Riccardo, Leonie Brandner, Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau, Wolff-Michael Roth.

 

Goat Cut Piece

Artist/Author: Laura Lima | Digital Reference: EF5300 | Type: Digital File

The artist collaborates with a goat to re-enact performance artist Yoko Ono’s famous work from 1964, Cut Piece.

Part of Life Art Library at MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester; Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July 2019.

The Vorticist Appointments Volume One

Artist/Author: Jason Maling | Reference: P4017 | ISBN: 9780646516462 | Type: Publication

All appointment negatives and notes from the first year of the Vorticist project (Oct 2007 – Dec 2008) printed in a cloth bound and embossed book.

Signed and numbered edition of 100 (77/100).

Black Sun

Editor: Will Holder | Reference: P4021 | ISBN: 9780995713376 | Type: Publication

Edited in conversation with Krist Gruijthuijsen, the director of KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, to accompany the exhibitions ‘David Wojnarowicz Photography & Film 1978–1992’, ‘Reza Abdoh’, and ‘TIES, TALES AND TRACES: Dedicated to Frank Wagner, Independent Curator (1958–2016)’.

None of Us is Yet a Robot: Five Performances on Gender Identity and the Politics of Transition

Artist/Author: Emma Frankland | Reference: P4014 | ISBN: 978-1786826459 | Type: Publication

Charts artist and performer Emma Frankland's gender transition against a shifting social and political landscape, while grappling with the systematic erasure of trans history.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).