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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).

Whale Nation

Editor: Heathcote Williams | Reference: P3928 | ISBN: 978-0224025690 | Type: Publication

Celebrates whales in verse and photographs, and in an anthology of prose writings from the worlds of science and literature.

A Manifesto for a New Walking Culture: ‘dealing with the city’

Author: Wrights & Sites | Reference: A0849 | Type: Article

A manifesto for the active and creative pedestrian – envisioning a walking that is neither a functional necessity (to shops, to work) nor a passive appreciation of (or complaint about) the urban environment. 

The Stage Lives of Animals

Author: Una Chaudhuri | Reference: P3763 | ISBN: 978-1138818477 | Type: Publication

Examines what it might mean to make theatre beyond the human.

The Day of the Duck

Author: Helen Stratford & Lawrence Bradby | Reference: P3683 | ISBN: 9780993337338 | Type: Publication

Explores Englishness, pseudo public space and what it is to be considered an unwelcome migratory visitor in contemporary Britain through the eyes of a particularly pesky Muscovy duck.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Idit Elia Nathan: Footnotes Playing Dead catalogue

Editor: Kirsten Lavers | Reference: P3488 | Type: Publication

Published on the occasion of the Idit Elia Natham exhibition at Standpoint Gallery, London. 16 January – 14 February 2015.

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

action recipes

Author: Lois Weaver | Reference: P3459 | Type: Publication

Part of Know How: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and working with older individuals and communities (P3140).

The Future of Ritual: Writings on Culture and Performance

Author: Richard Schechner | Reference: P3302 | ISBN: 978-0415046909 | Type: Publication

Asks pertinent questions about art, theatre and the changing meaning of 'culture' in today's intercultural world.

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

Men & Girls Dance newspapers

Editor: David Harradine and Sam Butler | Reference: P3241 | Type: Publication

The Fevered Sleep project brings together adult, male professional contemporary dancers, and girls who dance for fun. This publication includes pieces by people who live and work in each city the project is recreated in. It is a collection of creative writing on the themes of the project, such as love, empathy and trust.

Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life

Author: Allan Kaprow | Editor: Jeff Kelley | Reference: P3167 | ISBN: 978-0520240797 | Type: Publication

Kaprow's sustained inquiry into the paradoxical relationship of art to life and into the nature of meaning itself is brought into focus in this newly expanded collection of his most significant writings. 

Staging Ageing: Theatre, Performance, and the Narrative of Decline

Author: Michael Mangan | Reference: P3146 | ISBN: 978-1783200139 | Type: Publication

Drawing primarily on the Western dramatic canon, on contemporary British theatre, on popular culture, and on paratheatrical practices, the book investigates theatrical engagement with aging from the Greek chorus to Reminiscence Theatre.

Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)

M(other) Stories

Author: Helen Sargeant | Reference: P3027 | Type: Publication

A journal of a forty something mother/artist with two sons aged 5 and 13. 

Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).

I Love My Baby and My Baby Loves Me

Author: Grace Surman | Reference: D2221 | Type: DVD

This video for camera was made at home with the artist's one year old son: he is invited, or given reason, to interact with household, domestic, materials – in isolation and removed from some context.
12 minutes.

Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).

Kira O’Reilly Playing in the Lab

Author: Johanna Linsley | Reference: A0642 | Type: Article

This article considers a constellation of works the artist Kira O’Reilly has created in residencies in biology laboratories over the past several years. 

The Bodies That Were Not Ours and Other Writings

Author: Coco Fusco | Reference: P0241 | ISBN: 0-415-25174-5 | Type: Publication

Gathers together Fusco’s finest writings since 1995 and includes critical essays by Jean Fisher and Caroline Vercoe that interpret her work.

An End to Isolation

Author: Davida Hewlett | Reference: P1395 | ISBN: 1900029286 | Type: Publication

Contains an audio CD

Performance Art by Baktruppen - first part

Author: Baktruppen | Editor: Arntzen, Knut Ove and Eeg-Tverbakk, Camilla | Reference: p1329 | ISBN: 978-82-997687-7-1 | Type: Publication

Drama Queens

Author: Elmgreen and Dragset | Reference: P1130 | Type: Publication

A play without actors. Six 20th Century sculptures find themselves trapped on a theatre stage. With text by Tim Etchells. Small size booklet in A4 folder.

Selected Documentation

Author: Baktruppen | Reference: D0876 | Type: DVD

Baktruppen is a group of Norwegian artists who started off in 1986 as a theatre project

Art, Truth and Politics: The Nobel Lecture 2005

Author: Harold Pinter | Reference: D0594 | Type: DVD

Mantalk

Author: Thomas and Wells | Reference: P2306 | Type: Publication

Archive materials for Neil Thomas and David Wells’ production Mantalk, including play script.

The Inner Voice / I Am Big

Author: Deborah Levy | Reference: P2305 | Type: Publication

Archive materials including a script by Deborah Levy entitled The Inner Voice: I Am Big. There is a corresponding DVD.

This Is Not A Dream

Author: Various | Reference: D2125 | Type: DVD

Live footage of Dickie Beau performing October 27th, 2011. Filmed by the British Library, Joao Florencio, and Joe E. Jeffreys.

Storytelling

Author: Nature Theater of Oklahoma | Reference: A0568 | Type: Article

Shelved in Miscellaneous Journals section.