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From Brass Bands to Buskers: Street Music in the UK

Artist/Author: Elizabeth Bennett, George McKay | Reference: P4013 | Type: Publication

Report about the Arts and Humanities Resarch Council funded prject.

Falling Asleep With A Pig

Artist/Author: Kira O’Reilly | Digital Reference: EF5298 | Type: Digital File

The artist shares a living space with Deliah the pig for 72 hours. Film Credit: Rob La Frenais

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

New Media Dramaturgy: Performance, Media and New-Materialism

Artist/Author: Peter Eckersall, Helena Grehan, Edward Scheer | Reference: P3990 | ISBN: 978-1137556035 | Type: Publication

Illuminates the shift in approaches to the uses of theatre and performance technology in the past twenty-five years and develops an account of new media dramaturgy (NMD), an approach to theatre informed by what the technology itself seems to want to say.

40x40x40x40

Reference: P3997 | Type: Publication

A publication documenting the first 40 years of Artsadmin.

hereafter

Editor: Charlie Ashwell, Es Morgan | Reference: P3975 | Type: Publication

How do artists respond to the question of collective survival in the face of crisis? Can writing articulate, subvert and test the ever-present question of the future in modes that are nonlinear, affective and even choreographic? What are our hopes, fears and desires?

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Performing Image

Artist/Author: Isobel Harbison | Reference: P3973 | ISBN: 9780262039215 | Type: Publication

Examines how artists have combined performance and moving image in their work since the 1960s, and how this work anticipates our changing relations to images since the advent of smart phones and the spread of online prosumerism.

STILL LIFE Issue 4: Ways to Disappear

Editor: Hamish MacPherson | Reference: P3972 | Type: Publication

Issue 4 featuring: Emma-cecilia Ajanki, Channing Tatum, Figs In Wigs, Igor & Moreno, Rowland Hill, Rukeya, Samir Kennedy, Theo Clinkard, Leah Marojevic, Trajal Harell, Ultimate Dancer, Robbie Thomson, Augusto Corrieri, Rowland Hill, Marica Innocente, Maartje Nevejan

Critics in Conversation

Editor: Anette Therese Pettersen, Diana Damian Martin | Reference: P3991 | Type: Publication

Project publication: on festival collaboration and festival criticism.

Rocío Boliver collection

Artist/Author: Rocío Boliver | Digital Reference: EF5294 | Type: Digital File

Includes a document with translations and the following performances:

1. En un fist fast
2. La caida del ser
3. Vigilia sex
4. Varios perfos expo
5. De docta ignor lombrices
6.  De docta ignor desentarrarme
7.  Pepafono 3 versiones
8. Ponme la mano aquí macorina
9. Sea anemone and the hermit crab
10. Embajadora de la buena voluntad
11. ¡Ah no!
12. Violence and tenderness
13. Cagandola a diestra y siniestra
14. Sweet sixteen
15. Times goes by and I can not forget you

Queer exceptions: Solo performance in neoliberal times

Artist/Author: Stephen Greer | Reference: P3988 | ISBN: 978-1526113696 | Type: Publication

A study of post-millennial solo performance in the UK and Western Europe that explores the contentious relationship between identity, individuality and neoliberalism.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

SPILL festival of performance programme

Reference: P3986 | Type: Publication

SPILL programme; 25 October – 4 November, 2018, Ipswich

Burgerz

Artist/Author: Travis Alabanza | Reference: P3976 | ISBN: 9781786826473 | Type: Publication

After someone threw a burger at them and shouted a transphobic slur, performance artist Travis Alabanza became obsessed with burgers.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Queer Beograd Border Fuckers Cabaret: The Scripts, 2004–2011

Editor: Jet Moon | Reference: P3994 | ISBN: 978-8690930340 | Type: Publication

This front line queer theatre tells first hand stories of how it is to be LGBT/Queer in Serbia and reveals the underlying issues of war, closed borders, neofascism and a country in the process of change.

In English and Serbian.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Animal Justice Court: Annual Review 2018

Artist/Author: Jack Tan | Reference: P3942 | Type: Publication

Accompanies the performance and exhibition Four Legs Good, Compass Festival, 17-25 November 2018.

Stefan Gec -Trace Elements: Works from 1989-1995

Editor: Greg Hilty | Reference: P3962 | ISBN: 1899377050 | Type: Publication

First catalogue of work by London based artist Stefan Gec.

Puppets, Masks, and Performing Objects

Editor: John Bell | Reference: P3955 | ISBN: 978-0262522939 | Type: Publication

This volume, which originally appeared as a special issue of The Drama Review, looks at puppets, masks, and other performing objects from a broad range of perspectives.

Acts of Passion: Sexuality, Gender, and Performance

Editor: Nina Rapi, Maya Chowdhry | Reference: P3953 | ISBN: 978-1560231080 | Type: Publication

Draws on the experiences and expertise of a wide range of lesbian practitioners and theorists to explore the impact and influences of sexuality and gender on performance.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Ulrike Rosenbach catalogue

Artist/Author: Claudia Lupri | Reference: P3961 | ISBN: 978-0921972020 | Type: Publication

Catalogue published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Art Gallery of York University, September 6 – October 1, 1989.

Les Urbaines 1996-2016

Editor: Patrick de Rham, Julien Gremaud, Pierre Rabout | Reference: P3945 | Type: Publication

Publication celebrating the 20th anniversary of the festival of emerging practices. In French.

Figuring Age: Women, Bodies, Generations

Editor: Kathleen Woodward | Reference: P3971 | ISBN: 978-0253212368 | Type: Publication

Engages the virtually invisible subject of older women in western culture.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

The Pornography of Performance

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2311 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-33-9 | Type: DVD

A frenzied meditation on theatrical obsession, a festive overture of histrionic suffering and flapping genitalia. In the glass cabinet. 

Brief Synopsis

Artist/Author: The Opera Project | Reference: D2317 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-80-3 | Type: DVD

Pulls together rich elements of music, physical space, visual arts, text and movement; contemplates violence, without relying on sensational anecdote.

The Space In – Between

Editor: Metal and Kate March | Reference: P3925 | Type: Publication

A zine drawing together reflection by artists participating in the Metal project on the themes of the ‘othered’ body and non-binary identities.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Play A Journal of Plays, Issue 2

Editor: Sylvan Oswald, Jordan Harrison | Reference: P3947 | ISBN: 15453235 | Type: Publication

Second issue of the journal devoted to reinventing the life of plays on the page. 

Passion

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2315 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-35-3 | Type: DVD

Passion takes up the theme of sacrifice that plays through all the work of the company, leading its audience into a re-enactment of the Stations of the Cross. 

In the glass cabinet. 

Don Juan

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2313 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-31-5 | Type: DVD

The audience mingle with the performers on the performance floor, which might be a kind of soirée or Don Giovanni’s ball. In the glass cabinet. 

Staging the Audience: The Sydney Front

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2308 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-28-5 | Type: Publication

Includes three DVDs: an verview of the company's philosophy, extended interview with the artists, and a resource pack. In the glass cabinet. 

25 Years of Performance Art in Australia

Editor: Nick Waterlow | Reference: P3929 | ISBN: 9780733409066 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue. Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, June-July 1994; Institute of Modern Art, August 1994, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, November-December 1995, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, February-March 1995, ACCA, April May 1995.

John Laws/Sade: a confession

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2310 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-29-2 | Type: DVD

Against the background of the disembodied voice a visceral and sado-masochistic exchange between bodies makes voyeurs of its audience.  In the glass cabinet. 

Waltz

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2309 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-30-8 | Type: DVD

A single row of audience members around the edge of a performance space A curtain sometimes running across it cutting the space (and the audience’s view) in two.  In glass cabinet.

Mike Pearson collection

Artist/Author: Mike Pearson | Reference: P3938 | Type: Publication

Includes: Theatre / Archaeology, The script’s not the thing, Welsh Heterotopias, and an interview with Geraldine Cousin

14-18 NOW: Contemporary arts commissions for the First World War Centenary

Editor: Angela Koo | Reference: P3932 | ISBN: 978-1788161466 | Type: Publication

A detailed look at the extensive 14-18 NOW programme, which was set up to bring a creative response to the centenary of the First World War.

Play A Journal of Plays, Issue 3

Editor: Sylvan Oswald, Jordan Harrison | Reference: P3948 | Type: Publication

Third issue of the journal devoted to reinventing the life of plays on the page. 

Six

Editor: WUK | Reference: P3926 | Type: Publication

WUK publication introducing programme shown between March and June 2019. In German and English.

Emergency Index: An Annual Document of Performance Practice, Vol. 7

Editor: Yelena Gluzman and Sophia Cleary | Reference: P3924 | ISBN: 978-1-946433-21-3 | Type: Publication

The pages of Emergency INDEX are open to all who work with performance. In each annual volume, contributors document works made in the previous year. Vol. 7 presents 260 works from 51 countries performed during 2017, documented in the words of their creators.

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Play A Journal of Plays, Issue 4

Editor: Sylvan Oswald, Jordan Harrison | Reference: P3949 | Type: Publication

Fourt issue of the journal devoted to reinventing the life of plays on the page.

Performance, Ethics and Spectatorship in a Global Age

Artist/Author: Helena Grehan | Reference: P3968 | ISBN: 978-0230518018 | Type: Publication

Takes performance studies in exciting new directions, exploring the ways in which ethics can be used to understand the complex questions facing contemporary spectators.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

First and Last Warning

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2314 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-32-2 | Type: DVD

The audience is divided. Those who can afford it are escorted to their private viewing area, to be served champagne and smoked salmon throughout the show. The rest risk the edges of the performance space, clad only in black lingerie. In the glass cabinet. 

Photocopies of God

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2312 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-34-6 | Type: DVD

Presents images of a theatre struggling to move beyond the exchange of desires, beyond even the carnal itself. The performers attempt to break the endless cycle of impersonation and to submit themselves to the supreme gaze. In the glass cabinet. 

Niech sczezna artysci / Qu’Ils Crevent les Artistes drawings

Artist/Author: Tadeusz Kantor | Reference: P3934 | Type: Publication

Drawings, designs and sketches for Kantor's performance 'Let the Artists Die'. 

Performing the UnNameable: Anthology of Australian Performance Texts

Editor: Karen Pearlman, Richard James Allen | Reference: P3922 | ISBN: 978-0868194202 | Type: Publication

Sheds light on a range of practices in the area of contemporary performance in Australia.

Transfigured Stages: Major Practitioners and Theatre Aesthetics in Australia

Artist/Author: Margaret Hamilton | Reference: P3923 | ISBN: 978-9042033566 | Type: Publication

Captures the excitement of a key period in the emergence of postdramatic theatre in Australia in the 1980s and 1990s.

Staging Queer Feminisms: Sexuality and Gender in Australian Performance, 2005-2015

Artist/Author: Sarah French | Reference: P3916 | ISBN: 978-1137465429 | Type: Publication

Examines sexuality, gender and race in Australia’s vibrant independent theatre and performance culture.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)