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SIGNUM

Artist/Author: VestAndPage | Digital Reference: EF5367 | Type: Digital File

A performance-based short film, in which the artist inquire through bodily actions the creation and function of visible and invisible signs in response to the geologic.

Includes the film, trailer, stills, and film description.

Dalit Panther Archive: First and last issue

Editor: Shrujana Niranjani Shridhar, Nayantara Bhatkal | Reference: P4096 | Type: Publication

Zine of the project documenting and tracing the Ambedkarite movement in the 1970s.

Mal No 4: Real Girls

Editor: Maria Dimitrova | Reference: P4060 | ISBN: 9781916089235 | Type: Publication

Fourth edition of the journal of sexuality and erotics.

The Butch Monologues

Artist/Author: Laura Bridgeman | Reference: P4032 | ISBN: 9780956871114 | Type: Publication

A collection of secret stories exploring sexuality, vulnerability and desire, taken from interviews with butches, masculine women and gender rebels living worldwide.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Dream Babes 2.0

Editor: Victoria Sin | Reference: P4043 | ISBN: 9781999642839 | Type: Publication

Zine focusing on the questions that speculative fiction can ask which are especially important now.

hereafter

Editor: Charlie Ashwell, Es Morgan | Reference: P3975 | Type: Publication

How do artists respond to the question of collective survival in the face of crisis? Can writing articulate, subvert and test the ever-present question of the future in modes that are nonlinear, affective and even choreographic? What are our hopes, fears and desires?

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The Death of a Clown

Artist/Author: Tom Bland | Reference: P3992 | ISBN: 978-1-9997147-5-8 | Type: Publication

An audacious and essential take on modern life, alienation and sexuality that simultaenously estranges itself from and relates to its audience.

Burgerz

Artist/Author: Travis Alabanza | Reference: P3976 | ISBN: 9781786826473 | Type: Publication

After someone threw a burger at them and shouted a transphobic slur, performance artist Travis Alabanza became obsessed with burgers.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The Conference of the Birds

Artist/Author: Attar | Reference: P3941 | ISBN: 9780393355543 | Type: Publication

Composed in the twelfth century in north-eastern Iran, this great mystical poem is among the most significant of all works of Persian literature. 

Translated by Sholeh Wolpé

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.

Text-Sound Texts

Artist/Author: Richard Kostelanetz | Reference: P3944 | ISBN: 978-0688036164 | Type: Publication

Anthology of scores, scripts, instructions, diagrams and documentation of art works that are meant to be heard. 

Moving Gallery Notes

Artist/Author: Ian Morrison | Reference: P3783 | Type: Publication

 Charts a year at John Hansard Gallery in Southampton and the experience of communities forming in and around changing gallery spaces.

An Infinite Line: Brighton

Artist/Author: David Harradine | Reference: P3698 | ISBN: 978-0-955908200 | Type: Publication

A collection of writings which describe in words the mercurial and ephemeral light as it changes across a day, across seasons, and across a year.

Not here, a queer anthology of loneliness

Editor: Richard Dodwell | Reference: P3680 | Type: Publication

31 artists, poets, performers and writers consider the experience of loneliness.

Doing Absolutely Nothing

Artist/Author: Paul Wiersbinski | Reference: P3677 | ISBN: 978-3-947516-02-5 | Type: Publication

A journey through the void, ephemeral and digital towards play and poetry.

Y’HUP

Editor: Natasha Hoare | Reference: P3691 | ISBN: 9781-912685066 | Type: Publication

Presents items from the Ivor Cutler archive to accompany the exhibition Ivor Cutler: Good morning! How are you? Shut up!

Goldsmiths CAA, 1st October – 4 November 2018.

suicide notes: the short works of christopher brett bailey

Artist/Author: christopher brett bailey | Reference: P3679 | ISBN: 978-1786825278 | Type: Publication

a linguistic kaleidoscope of caustic cartoons, crackpot prophecies and demented erotica. a dense, poetic blend of the hallucinogenic and the hardboiled… dirty jokes, venomous poetry and tall tales that corkscrew deep into nightmares. a short story etc. collection for the depraved, the depressed and the death obsessed.

Over There: A Queer Anthology of Joy

Editor: Richard Dodwell | Reference: P3631 | Type: Publication

What is joy? Is joy possible in the world today? If so, how do queer people imagine or experience it? Over 30 writers, artists and performers consider queer joy.
 

Who Touched Me?

Artist/Author: Fred Moten, Wu Tsang | Reference: P3605 | ISBN: 978-94-92139-06-1 | Type: Publication

A compilation of research, tracing the development of the artists' sculptural performance Gravitational Feel, which was yet to be realized at the time the book was due to print.

Grabbing Pussy

Artist/Author: Karen Finley | Reference: P3548 | ISBN: 9781682191590 | Type: Publication

Based on her widely praised performance piece Unicorn Gratitude Mystery, Finley’s book explores the Shakespearean dynamics that surface when libidos and loyalties clash in the public and private personas of Donald Trump, Hillary and Bill Clinton, Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner, and now Harvey Weinstein.

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!

The Town is the Venue

Artist/Author: Deveron Projects | Reference: P3552 | Type: Publication

Describes the framework in which Deveron Projects works and contributes to the social wellbeing of Huntly. 

Citadel

Artist/Author: Griffyn Gilligan | Digital Reference: EF5243 | Type: Digital File

A different world. A queer yell and lullaby. And we're all there.

Blood: Life Uncut

Artist/Author: Sabrina Mahfouz | Reference: P3416 | Type: Publication

Poetic responses to artworks in the eponymous exhibition at King's College London and Copeland Gallery.

After Kathy Acker: A biography

Artist/Author: Chris Kraus | Reference: P3329 | ISBN: 978-0241318058 | Type: Publication

At once forensic and intimate, the biography traces the extreme discipline and literary strategies Acker used to develop her work, and the contradictions she longed to embody. 

Wheels on Fire

Artist/Author: Ju Gosling | Reference: D2258 | Type: DVD

Video. Commissioned by the Science Museum and Apples and Snakes as part of the Faltered States show. Performed at the Science Museum on 21 March 2003 and at Battersea Arts Centre on 28 March 2003.Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Cells of Release

Artist/Author: Fiona Templeton | Reference: P3307 | ISBN: 978-0937804698 | Type: Publication

Documentation of the poetry installation at the abandoned panopticon Eastern State Penetentiary written on continuous paper over six weeks at the site with photos and descriptive material.

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

Dark Habits

Editor: Bren O’Callaghan and Sarah Perks | Reference: P3238 | ISBN: 9780993591235 | Type: Publication

Challenging and re-positioning the traditional exhibition catalogue as an artwork and commission in its own right, the pub;ication takes its inspiration from the classic Pedro Almodóvar film on the occasion of the group exhibition, La Movida at HOME, Manchester (14 April – 17 July 2017).

Walking Stumbling Limping Falling: A Conversation

Artist/Author: ​Alyson Hallett and Phil Smith | Reference: P3225 | ISBN: 978-1-911193-06-7 | Type: Publication

An email conversation between a noted poet.walker and a noted performance.walker about being temporarily prevented from walking 'normally' by illness/surgery. Their reflections cover cultural perceptions and personal values associated with walking, personal anecdotes, philosophical reflection, practices for daily-life and an alphabet of falling.

Drawing Life programme

Reference: P3182 | Type: Publication

Programme for a multi-media composition, based on the book I Never Saw Another Butterfly. Featuring poems and drawings by Jewish children imprisoned in Terezin, composer Jocelyn Pook draws inspiration from the children’s creative spirit.

Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza

Artist/Author: Gloria Anzaldua | Reference: P3110 | ISBN: 978-1879960855 | Type: Publication

Rooted in Anzaldua's experience as a Chicana, a lesbian, an activist, and a writer, the essays and poems in this volume profoundly challenge how we think about identity. Borderelands remaps our understanding of what a “border” is, presenting it not as a simple divide between here and there, us and them, but as a psychic, social, and cultural terrain that we inhabit, and that inhabits all of us.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

The Story of ‘M’

Artist/Author: SuAndi | Reference: P3102 | ISBN: 978-1786821157 | Type: Publication

A moving tribute to the life and death of the artist's white mother mother who raised her mixed-race children in the face of frequent racism 1960s but never let them forget they were of African descent and to be proud of their heritages. Includes selected poems by the same author.

See also D2230.

The Story of M

Artist/Author: SuAndi | Reference: D2230 | Type: DVD

Commissioned by the Institute for Contemporary Arts in 1995, The Story of M is a moving tribute to the life and death of the artist's white mother mother who raised her mixed-race children in the face of frequent racism 1960s but never let them forget they were of African descent and to be proud of their heritages.

Heart Beat Ear Drum: A Film About Z’EV

Artist/Author: Ellen Zweig | Reference: D2229 | Type: DVD

A portrait of the artist and musician Z'EV, known for his punk era scrap metal music – how his music changed and grew and how his personal journey led him to the margins of art and the depths of heart.

Sex, birth and death

Artist/Author: Aine Phillips | Reference: P3026 | Type: DVD

Contains performance programme, performance texts and 3 CDs/DVDs, which include still images, a 6 minute edit and video of the full performance.

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

Jarman (All This Maddening Beauty) and Other Plays

Artist/Author: Caridad Svich | Reference: P2953 | ISBN: 978-1783206223 | Type: Publication

A collection of three life performance texts by the OBIE Award winning playwright. Includes: JARMAN (all this maddening beauty), Carthage/Cartagena, The Orphan Sea and essays.

Maud Sulter: Passion

Artist/Author: Deborah Cherry | Reference: P2862 | ISBN: 978-1-906908-36-2 | Type: Publication

The first sustained publication on the artist and writer of Scottish and Ghanaian heritage who lived and worked in Britain. Originally accompanied the exhibition, Maud Sulter: Passion at Street Level Photoworks in Glasgow, 25 April – 21 June 2015.

Includes exhibition programme from Maud Sulter: Syrcas at Autograph ABP in London, 15 January – 2 April 2016.