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Trans-Spectator: The spectator’s bodily participation in Via Negativa’s performance Bi ne bi

Artist/Author: Tomaž Krpič | Editor: Amelia Jones | Reference: A0733 | Type: Article

Explains the concept of the trans-spectator using the Slovenian theatre group performance (Would Would Not, 2005) as an example.

Marina Abramović: 512 Hours

Artist/Author: Julia Peyton-Jones, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Sophie O'Brien | Reference: P2712 | ISBN: 978-3863355821 | Type: Publication

This exhibition catalogue brings together material from the artist’s private archive: images, texts, diaries and other ephemera that act as points of reference in Abramović’s oeuvre. The publication includes an essay by the exhibition’s curator, Sophie O’ Brien, and also tracks, through diary entries and photographs, Abramović’s journeys in Brazil in 2013, which informed her planning for the exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery.

Cut with Kitchen Knife: a bit of slap and tickle

Artist/Author: Liz Aggiss | Digital Reference: EF5119 | Type: Digital File

Two parts documentation of performance offering varied interpretations on the aging female solo performing body. Presented in the context of “Fem Fresh” (Sunday 8 June 2014), a collaboration between Queen Mary, University of London and the Live Art Development Agency, featuring presentations and dialogues on, about, and around feminism and age in Live Art.

Marina Abramovic Institute

Artist/Author: Marina Abramovic | Reference: P2406 | ISBN: 9788866481119 | Type: Publication

This volume, published in conjunction with the opening of the MAI – Marina Abramovic Institute for the Preservation of Performance Art – the only venue of its kind for the conservation, production and enjoyment of long-duration performances – is not only a celebration of the project, but also a summary of Abramovic's career

Marina Abramovic: Live Culture Talk

Artist/Author: Marina Abramovic | Digital Reference: EF5098 | Type: Digital File

For over 20 years Marina Abramovic has collected materials from film, dance, theatre, music, rituals and performance. For her lecture at Live Culture she wound through a personal visual archive of performance related materials focused around the performing body, its mental and physical limits.This documentation has since been presented with the permission of the artist as part of the Performance Matters, Performing Idea, Performance Lecture Archive; an interactive video archive housed at the Whitechapel Gallery between 2-9 October 2010. The archive looked at examples of the performance lecture as a form of artistic and critical expression and its potential to address a broad range of cultural issues and philosophical ideas.

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.

Live Culture Lecture series: Performing Body

Artist/Author: Marina Abramovic | Reference: D1532 | Type: DVD

For over 20 years Marina Abramovic has collected materials from film, dance, theatre, music, rituals and performance. For her lecture at Live Culture she wound through a personal visual archive of performance related materials focused around the performing body, its mental and physical limits.This documentation has since been presented with the permission of the artist as part of the Performance Matters, Performing Idea, Performance Lecture Archive; an interactive video archive housed at the Whitechapel Gallery between 2-9 October 2010. The archive looked at examples of the performance lecture as a form of artistic and critical expression and its potential to address a broad range of cultural issues and philosophical ideas.