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State of Insecurity: Government of the Precarious

Author: Isabell Lorey | Reference: P3730 | ISBN: 9781781685969 | Type: Publication

Explores the possibilities for organization and resistance under the contemporary status quo, and anticipates the emergence of a new and disobedient self-government of the precarious.

The Anti-Social Family

Author: Michèle Barrett and Mary McIntosh | Reference: P3637 | ISBN: 9781781687598 | Type: Publication

Dissects the network of household, kinship and sexual relations that constitute the family form in advanced capitalist societies to show how they reinforce conditions of inequality. 

Long Suffering: American Endurance Art as Prophetic Witness

Author: Karen Gonzalez Rice | Reference: P3230 | ISBN: 978-047205324 | Type: Publication

Links avant-garde performance practices with religious histories in the United States, setting contemporary performances of endurance art within a broader context of prophetic, religious discourse in the United States

Slap & Tickle programme

Editor: Liz Aggiss | Reference: P2970 | Type: Publication

*currently unavailable*

A dark and ribald physical commentary on cultural mores, forays and sexual taboos. Aggiss places herself centre stage in this solo performance in a vociferously moving and disorientating display of contradictions and interpretations, on girls, ladies, women, mummys, mothers, bitches and dogs, pensioners and senior citizens.

The Pursuit of the Personal in British Video Art

Author: Catherine Elwes | Reference: A0664 | ISBN: 1462-0426 | Type: Article

Found in miscellaneous article folder #6
This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

Immersive Life Practices

Editor: Daniel Tucker | Reference: P2710 | ISBN: 978-0982879849 | Type: Publication

Immersive Life Practices talks to Chicago-based artists and authors about life as an art practice and art as a life practice. The contributors explore a range of concerns, from how to be holistic, ethical, or practical; to how to balance life and work; to formal questions of how to represent a never-ending project.

Sick: The life and death of Bob Flanagan, supermasochist - uncut version

Author: Kirby Dick and Bob Flanagan | Reference: D2045 | Type: DVD

Documentary about the final years of Flanagan's life; his performance, sexuality and mortality.