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Mapping Cultural Identity in Contemporary Australian Performance

Artist/Author: Helena Grehan | Reference: P3906 | ISBN: 978-9052019475 | Type: Publication

An important addition to the current body of scholarly material on contemporary performance and theatre; it provides both a detailed focus on a number of important performance works as well as developing a framework for the interpretation of contemporary performance.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

World Film Locations: Hong Kong

Editor: Linda Chiu-han Lai, Kimburley Wing-yee Choi | Reference: P3553 | ISBN: 978-1783200214 | Type: Publication

The first of its kind in English, this book is more than a city guide to Hong Kong through the medium of film; it is a unique exploration of the relationship between location and place and genre innovations in Hong Kong cinema.

The Empire Remains Shop

Artist/Author: Cooking Sections | Reference: P3561 | ISBN: 978-1941332375 | Type: Publication

Speculates on the possibility and implications of selling back the remains of the British Empire in London today. Based on a public installation in London in the fall of 2016, the book catalogues and develops the installation's critical program of discussions, performances, dinners, installations, and screenings hosted at 91-93 Baker Street.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Street Hunt

Artist/Author: Joshua Sofaer | Reference: P3558 | Type: Publication

A visual crossword puzzle, a treasure hunt where the riches are road names, a story emerging from the page: and the chance to win up to £10,000!

Deep Mapping

Artist/Author: Brett Bloom and Nuno Sacramento | Reference: P3536 | ISBN: 9-780952-890133 | Type: Publication

Develops and encourages you to inhabit — through narratives or spatialized experiences — Deep Maps of places you want to understand in a robust, inclusive, and expansive ways, which is not possible with traditional mapping. 

Women, the arts and globalization

Editor: Marsha Meskimmon,‎ Dorothy C. Rowe | Reference: P3532 | ISBN: 978-0719096716 | Type: Publication

The essays in Women, the Arts and Globalization demonstrate that women in the arts are rarely positioned at the centre of the art market, and the movement of women globally (as travelers or migrants, empowered artists/scholars or exiled practitioners), rarely corresponds with the dominant models of global exchange. Rather, contemporary women's art practices provide a fascinating instance of women's eccentric experiences of the myriad effects of globalization.

Speaker’s Corner cards

Artist/Author: Shabnam Shabazi | Reference: P3479 | Type: Publication

Playing cards made as part of Speaker's Corner.

The Forest and the Field

Artist/Author: Chris Goode | Reference: P3257 | ISBN: 9781849434751 | Type: Publication

A polemical thinking-through of the whole concept of theatre as a ‘space’, and a politically motivated exploration of how, and where, that theatrical space meets the real world that surrounds and suffuses it.

Does it Work?: The Æffect of Activist Art

Artist/Author: Stephen Duncombe | Reference: A0713 | Type: Article

Starting with the questions: Does it Work? and How Can We Know? this article explores the effect and affect, or affect, of activist art. 

Entr’acte: Performing Publics, Pervasive Media, and Architecture

Editor: Jordan Geiger | Reference: P3170 | ISBN: 978-1-349-49280-0 | Type: Publication

Generally taking place in front of closed curtains during set changes between acts, the entr'acte delivers a fleeting new purpose and event to the otherwise sometimes inert space between stage and pit. This collection employs the entr'acte as a model for conceptualizing emerging formations of publics and of public space.

Between Sky & Sea IV: Given Place

Editor: Rita Marhaug | Reference: P3067 | ISBN: 978-82-999991-1-3 | Type: Publication

Documentation from the fourth edition of the performance art festival, held in Herdla, Norway. The artists gathered for a week having the opportunity to work within the environment of the site, before presenting their work on 30th August 2014.

In Norwegian and English. 

The Pennine Way: The Legs That Made Us

Editor: Tamara Ashley and Simone Kenyon | Reference: P2973 | ISBN: 9780954907310 | Type: Publication

In the summer of 2006, the two artists travelled across the Pennine Way creating a choreographic pathway – a shared journey and celebration of walking as dance and dancer as traveller.

Ana Mendieta

Editor: Gloria Moure | Reference: P2887 | ISBN: 978-8434308213 | Type: Publication

This publication sets out to make Mendieta's figure more public in order to secure her rightful place in the chronicle of contemporary art.

Remote Performances in Nature and Architecture

Editor: Bruce Gilchrist, Jo Joelson, Tracey Warr | Reference: P2778 | ISBN: 978-1-4724-5391-4 | Type: Publication

This book explores the relationship between place and forms of thought and creative activity, relating Outlandia, an off-grid artists’ fieldstation, and the artists there, to the tradition of generative thinking and making structures that have included Goethe’s Gartenhaus in Weimar, Henry Thoreau's cabin at Walden Pond and Dylan Thomas’s writing shack in Laugharne.

Museum of Water

Artist/Author: Amy Sharrocks | Reference: P2749 | Type: Publication

This publication contains a selection of bottles from the first year of Amy Sharrocks' Museum of Water project, with a foreword by the artist.

Rambles with Nature

Artist/Author: Sheila Ghelani | Reference: P2763 | Type: Publication

This book explores the hedgerow from many different angles, through many different art-forms and with many different collaborators. Includes writing by Lucy Cash, Maddy Costa, Mary Paterson, Rajni Shah, Sue Palmer. Illustrations by Mel Sheppard. Pocket-size book in large folder.

Transeuropéennes: Theater and the Public Space

Editor: Ghislaine Glasson Deschaumes | Reference: P2619 | ISBN: 2-912002-09-5 | Type: Publication

Special issue on theatre and the public space. Bilingual edition in French and English. 

Emma Smith

Artist/Author: Emma Smith | Reference: P2584 | Type: Publication

Documents from the performances “A Greaât Stitheram” in the Greyfriars, Lincoln, and “Change in Energy = the Work” at Arnolfini. 

You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination

Artist/Author: Katharine Harmon | Reference: P2506 | ISBN: 978-1568984308 | Type: Publication

A wide-ranging collection of inventive maps. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Species of Spaces and Other Pieces

Artist/Author: Georges Perec | Reference: P2511 | ISBN: 978-0141442242 | Type: Publication

A selection of of non-fictional works delving into the philosophical exploration of ordinary spaces. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Half Life

Artist/Author: NVA | Reference: P2515 | ISBN: 978-1-906307-17-2 | Type: Publication

Publication documenting a series of ambitious large-scale public artworks by the environmental arts organisation NVA. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Setting the Fell on Fire: Allenheads Contemporary Arts Contemporary Art in a Rural Context

Artist/Author: Tracey Warr et al. | Reference: P2514 | ISBN: 9780955747830 | Type: Publication

This book is an account of Allenheads Contemporary Arts (ACA)’s development through a programme of residencies, projects, exhibitions and events that accompany relations with community and environment. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

For Space

Artist/Author: Doreen Massey | Reference: P2508 | ISBN: 9781412903622 | Type: Publication

In this book, Doreen Massey makes an impassioned argument for revitalising our imagination of space. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Diaspora, Memory, Place: David Hammons, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Pamela Z

Editor: Salah M. Hassan, Cheryl Finley | Reference: P2491 | ISBN: 9783791339139 | Type: Publication

An indepth analysis of the work of three significant African diaspora artists – David Hammons, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons and Pamela Z – with essays examining site specific installations and peformances concieved by these artists for Dak'Art 2004, the Biennale of Contemporary African Art

Lament

Artist/Author: Richard Ashrowan | Reference: P2492 | ISBN: 978056172808 | Type: Publication

Richard Ashrowan considers the geopoetics of the Anglo/Scots borderline, travelling to several points on the border and beginning a meditation into the meanings that might be revealed within its landscape

Nothing In My Pockets

Artist/Author: Laurie Anderson | Reference: P2402 | ISBN: 9782914563437 | Type: Publication

Nothing In My Pockets is a sound diary, concieved for the Atelier de Creation Radiophonique de France Culture, kept between July and October 2003. An intimate journey into the artist's personal universe. 2 CD's are presented with previously unpublished visual and text documentation.

Performing Site-Specific Theatre: Politics, Place, Practice

Editor: Anna Birch and Joanne Tompkins | Reference: P2401 | Type: Publication

'Performing Site-Specific Theatre turns a critical eye to the form of site-specific theatre, investigating the nature of the relationship between 'site' and 'performance'. Contributors: Joanne Thompkins, Anna Birch, Michael McKinnie, Susan Bennett, Julie Sanders, Jane Collins, John Webster, Mike Pearson, Kathleen Irwin, Susan Haedicke, Lesley Ferris, Louise Owen, Keren Zaiontz, Bruce Barton, Richard Windeyer, Helen Iball, Sophie Nield

60 Farringdon Road: Wheelrights’ Workshop to Free Word Centre

Artist/Author: Philippa Lewis | Reference: P2165 | Type: Publication

This booklet tells the story of just one building in the vast metropolis of London – 60 Farringdon Road. Neither particularly distinguished nor particularly old, the building’s past – and that of the immediate neighbourhood of Clerkenwell – illustrates the ebb and flow of city life and commerce, the arriving technologies, fortunes and fashions.

Yorkshire On-land Boating Club

Artist/Author: Pointed Arrow | Reference: D1868 | Type: DVD

Documentary film telling the story of  the 2009 journey Heave. This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964).

Hotel Ballymun

Artist/Author: Seamus Nolan | Editor: Aisling Prior | Reference: P1849 | Type: Publication

From 31st March-28th April 2007 the top floor of Clarke Tower opened its doors to the public in the form of a unique short stay hotel.

One Day Symposium: Being Seen Being Heard (Part 2)

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1722 | Type: DVD

Being Seen Being Heard, Symposium at Sacred: Keeping the Faith, festival at Chelsea Theatre, London, 24-28 November 2011.

Chasing Next Door’s Cat

Artist/Author: Victoria Pratt | Digital Reference: EF5034 | Type: Digital File

Spill National Platform 2009

A day with Edward Gordon Craig

Artist/Author: Mischa Twitchin | Reference: A0400 | Type: Article

Explores the legacy of the godfather of scenography.

Theatre and Everyday Life: An Ethics of Performance

Artist/Author: Alan Read | Reference: P0284 | ISBN: 978-0415069410 | Type: Publication

Examines the relationship between an ethics of performance, a politics of place and a poetics of the urban environment.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Sacred 2009 - The Geo-Politics of Daily Life: Running an International Arts Institution

Artist/Author: Barbara Van Lindt | Reference: D1404 | Type: DVD

Part of “Sacred”, a season of contemporary performance at the Chelsea Theatre, London, 21 October – 22 November 2009. In collaboration with brut, Vienna. No. 9 of 26. For the complete series see REF. D1396-D1421.

Five Rooms; A Collaborative Writing Project

Artist/Author: various | Reference: P1345 | ISBN: 9780956184412 | Type: Publication

NRLA 2008 - A Pub Quiz; Speaker’s Corner- Performing Rights Glasgow

Artist/Author: Yara El-Sherbini; Shabnam Shabazi | Reference: D1091 | Type: DVD

Video documentation of NRLA (National Review of Live Art) 2008.

Speaker’s Corner - Performing Rights Glasgow (8)

Artist/Author: Shabnam Shabazi | Reference: D1090 | Type: DVD

An audio-visual installation in a car. Video documentation of NRLA (National Review of Live Art) 2008; 6-10 Feb 2008.

Introducing Falling to My Practice Happened Accidentally. I Fell Over. This Initiated the Interest

Artist/Author: Holly Bodmer | Reference: A0219 | Type: Article

Notion of ‘place', place and identity, “falling” as a practice of place in time. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: On Falling by Amy Sharrocks (P2249)