Delves into themes as wide-ranging yet interconnected as beauty, performativity, activism, and police brutality. Collectively, they attest to how trans people are frequently offered “doors”—entrances to visibility and recognition—that are actually “traps,” accommodating trans bodies and communities only insofar as they cooperate with dominant norms.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
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.
A revision of Lone Twin’s On Everest.
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.
A collection of 14 essays by international scholars and practitioners from across the disciplines of Philosophy, Literature and Theatre and Performance Studies, addressing the nature of the relationship between philosophy and performance.
Introduces urban hitchhiking, a reflective practice of sharing a walk with strangers, and considers its relevance for research and artistic practice.
In misc. folder 7.
Explores sites where the ideal of community relentlessly recurs, from debates over art and culture in the popular media, to the discourses and practices of nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations, to contemporary narratives of economic transformation or “globalization.”
This textual and pictorial reader is more than just documentation of an art project. It combines contributions by theorists and a photocomic created from the original project’s texts and visuals by Dejan Dragosavac Ruta to reflect on the proposition of Janez Janša’s eponymous project.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
On three artists taking part in the Trans Time exhibition at Confluences Gallery in Paris: JJ Levine, Kama La Mackerel, and Ianna Book.
An artist book reinterpreting a range of approaches to thinking and making that Emanuele and Burgoyne enacted through collaboration and collective process. The book evolved from a residency and exhibition at the Centre for Recent Drawing in 2015.
Fifth anthology from One Beat Zines.
Highlighting mothers’ lived experiences, this collection examines mothers’ creativity and agency as they perform in everyday life: in mothering, in activism, and in the arts.
Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).
How are hybrid and diasporic identities performed in increasingly diverse societies? How can we begin to think differently about theatrical flow across cultures?
Anderson analyzes self-starvation as a significant mode of staging political arguments across the institutional domains of the clinic, the gallery, and the prison.
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.
The publication explores art created in public spaces in Brazil, since 2000. In Portuguese and English. Published under the Creative Commons licence.
Cruising Utopia considers the work of seminal artists and writers such as Andy Warhol, LeRoi Jones, Frank O’Hara, Ray Johnson, Fred Herko, Samuel Delany, and Elizabeth Bishop, alongside contemporary performance and visual artists like Dynasty Handbag, My Barbarian, Luke Dowd, Tony Just, and Kevin McCarty in order to decipher the anticipatory illumination of art and its uncanny ability to open windows to the future.
This anthology traces how and why this identification of art with sexual expression or repression arose and how the terms have shifted in tandem with artistic and theoretical debates.
12 different authors to share their thoughts about the »performativity«.
A study of how contemporary women artists have reconceptualised the figure of the female nude.
A collection of key writings on choreography across the French, U.S and international dance scenes since the turn of the century.
Taken from banners carried in a 1992 protest outside the Guggenheim Museum, the title phrase 'Where is Ana Mendieta?' evokes not only the suspicious and tragic circumstances surrounding her death but also the conspicuous absence of women artists from high-profile exhibitions. Drawing on the work of such theorists as Judith Butler, Joseph Roach, Edward Said, and Homi Bhabha, Jane Blocker discusses the power of Mendieta's earth-and-body art to alter, unsettle, and broaden terms of identity itself.
Bringing together contributors from dance, theatre, visual studies, and art history, the publication addresses the conundrum of how Live Art is positioned within history.
Addresses the multi-layered issue of camp, whose inexhaustible breadth of reference and theoretical relevance to the issues taken up by academic research in recent years have made it one of the most salient and challenging issues on the contemporary critical stage.
In what ways does the experience of live art counter the ideological readings of place, context and significantly, gendered codification?
Found in miscellaneous article folder #5
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Drawn from papers and discussions first heard at one day conference held at the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, University of Central England, 5 June 1999.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).