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LADA Screens: Katherine Araniello, a celebration

Digital Reference: EF5380

Documentation of the evening celebrating the life and Live Art of the brilliant and inspirational artist Katherine Araniello who died on Monday 25 February 2019.

Donor Thank you event

Digital Reference: EF5377

Documentation of the thank you event for LADA donors. Part of LADA at 20.

The Arts Britain still Ignores?

Author: Jerri Daboo | Digital Reference: EF5370

Forty years since the publication of Naseem Khan’s seminal report The Arts Britain Ignores, how much has changed?

Black Market International

Reference: D2321

Recounts the group’s evolution and different approaches to collaboration throughout the years. Two DVDs include a documentary, interviews with BMI members, and performance footage.

The Minor Gesture

Author: Erin Manning | Reference: P4127 | ISBN: 978-0822361213
Manning extends her previous inquiries into the politics of movement to the concept of the minor gesture.

Fat Activist Vernacular

Author: Charlotte Cooper | Digital Reference: EF5365

Explores fat activist language.

The Undercommons: Fugitive planning & black study

Author: Stefano Harney, Fred Moten | Reference: P4112 | ISBN: 978-1570272677

Draws on the theory and practice of the black radical tradition to support, inspire and extend contemporary social and political thought and aesthetic critique.

An Apartment on Uranus

Author: Paul B. Preciado | Reference: P4104 | ISBN: 978-1-913097-07-3

Recounts Preciado’s transformation from Beatriz into Paul B., and examines other processes of political, cultural and sexual transition.

Support

Author: Cindy Crabb | Digital Reference: EF5356

A document showing ways to prevent sexual violence and support survivors of sexual abuse.

It's Down to This

Digital Reference: EF5354

Reflections, stories, experiences, critiques, and ideas on community and collective response to sexual violence, abuse, and accountability.

Zine / poetry collection

Author: Linden Katherine McMahon | Reference: P4097

Includes: Pride (poem), Alter treego (poem), Fat Kid Manifesto (poem, extract from Fat Kid Running), Daring the City to Fall into it (poems + a short story), No guilt in Pleasure (zine)

Shy Radicals: The Anti-systemic Politics of the Introvert Militant

Author: Hamja Ahsan | Reference: P4094 | ISBN: 978-1906012571

Drawing together communiques, covert interviews and underground histories of introvert struggles (Introfada), here for the first time is a detailed documentation of the political demands of shy people. 

Signed copy.

How We Die is How We Live Only More So

Reference: P4093 | ISBN: 978-88-6749-391-3

Exhibition publication: Misbehaving Bodies, Wellcome Collection, 29 May 2019 – 26 January 2020.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Countersexual Manifesto

Author: Paul B. Preciado | Reference: P4090 | ISBN: 978-0231175623

Seeking to overthrow all constraints on what can be done with and to the body, Preciado offers a provocative challenge to even the most radical claims about gender, sexuality, and desire.

The Live Art Almanac Vol. 5

Reference: P3977 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-4-0

A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2015 and December 2017. Selected through recommendations and an open call for submissions, Volume 5 reflects the dynamic, international contexts that Live Art and radical performance practices occupy.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Archiphemera: A Critical Topology of Ephemera in the Archive

Author: Yin Ying Kong | Reference: P4080

BA Design dissertation exploring the archive; the research formed the theoretical foundation for Kong’s studio practice.

PINKO #1

Reference: P4077 | ISBN: 2689-3142

First print issue of the journal published by a collective for thinking gay communism together.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Trap Door: Trans Cultural Production and the Politics of Visibility

Reference: P4076 | ISBN: 9-780262-036603

Delves into themes as wide-ranging yet interconnected as beauty, performativity, activism, and police brutality. Collectively, they attest to how trans people are frequently offered “doors”—entrances to visibility and recognition—that are actually “traps,” accommodating trans bodies and communities only insofar as they cooperate with dominant norms.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Louche #1: Beginnings and Becomings

Reference: P4075

Asking urgent questions about drag today, Louche takes a critical and constructive approach to queer performance culture: its past, present and future. Featuring contributions from over thirty artists, writers and illustrators.

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

Author: Greta Thunberg | Reference: P4057 | ISBN: 978-0141991740

The book brings Greta in her own words, collecting her speeches that have made history.

So Real It Hurts

Author: Lydia Lunch | Reference: P4050 | ISBN: 978-1-60980-943-0

Through personal essays, interviews, and poetic verse, punk musician and cultural icon Lydia Lunch claws and rakes at the reader's conscience in this powerful, uninhibited feminist collection.

Revisiting Genisis

Digital Reference: EF5334

Follows two nurses, both named Jackie, who create biographical slideshows for patients as a tool for reflection on posthumous digital legacies, withdrawal, friendships, cultural and social loss, and memory as identity.

Part of LADA Screens 11. The film was available online 16-29 May 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel. Includes a  compilation of episodes 1 – 7, split into two files.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

London Orbital: A Walk Around the M25

Author: Iain Sinclair | Reference: P4063 | ISBN: 978-1862075474

Maps the vast stretch of urban settlement outside London bounded by the M25.

Hotel Obscura

Author: Die Fabrikanten, Anatol Bogendorfer | Digital Reference: EF5341

A documentary about a series of one-to-one performances that took place in a hotel in Austria.

Part of LADA Screens. The film was available online  4 April to 28 April 2017 on the LADA Screens Channel. Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Birthmark

Author: Liberate Tate | Digital Reference: EF5333

A film documenting the unsanctioned live performance in Tate Britain: in the run up to the international climate talks in Paris as the artists invited Tate to reconsider their sponsorship deal with BP, and to begin to erase this scar from their skin.

Part of LADA Screens 9. The film was availble online between 30 April ­and 13 May 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel.

Last Night Art Saved My Life

Digital Reference: EF5320

Audio recording from the informal event which included a practical session of creating ‘access and equality riders’ for artists and audiences. LADA, 26 June 2018. 2 audio files.

Split Asunder: Obstetric Violence and Pain in Máiréad Delaney’s At What Point It Breaks (20170)

Author: Kate Antosik-Parsons | Digital Reference: EF5315

Examines the embodiment of pain in Máiréad Delaney’s performance.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Socio-Economic Diversity and Inclusion in the Arts: A Toolkit for Employers

Digital Reference: EF5310

A toolkit with a mission to look to the future: to support long-term change across the arts sector by sharing knowledge, providing expert support, and encouraging take-up of an intersectional approach to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The Crossing of Innumerable Paths

Author: Guy Brett | Reference: P4049 | ISBN: 978-1-909932-531

The fourteen essays bringing together a unique gathering of artists, many of whome make works which arise out of responses to the situation or the environment in which they find themselves.

PRAXIS Vol 2: The Town as Art Centre

Reference: P4047 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-6-4

An invitation to encounter work and thinking that is in motion. Taking two years of projects and initiatives by Heart of Glass, a national agency for collaborative and social practice based in St Helens, as its starting point, the publication explores the interface between theory and practice.