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PRAXIS Vol 2: The Town as Art Centre

Editor: Chrissie Tiller, Patrick Fox, Heather Peak Morison, Emma Fry | Reference: P4047 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-6-4 | Type: Publication

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.

The Gluts Go To Copenhagen

Artist/Author: The Gluts | Digital Reference: EF5329 | Type: Digital File

A short documentary made during a climate change summit, COP15, which took place in Copenhagen in December 2009.

This video was part of LADA Screens, and was available online from 30 November 2015 to 13 December 2015.

HD Video, 37 minutes.

Tasteless, Crude, and Politically Progressive

Artist/Author: Paul David Young | Reference: A0856 | Type: Article

On Christoph Schlingensief, solo exhibition at MoMA S1, March-August 2014.

Black Performance Theory

Editor: Thomas F. DeFrantz and Anita Gonzalez | Reference: P4026 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-5616-5 | Type: Publication

Considering how blackness is imagined in and through performance, the contributors address topics including flight as a persistent theme in African American aesthetics, the circulation of minstrel tropes in Liverpool and in Afro-Mexican settlements in Oaxaca, and the reach of hip-hop politics as people around the world embrace the music and dance.

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.

Hillbilly Tragedy

Artist/Author: David Young | Reference: A0864 | Type: Article

On what’s not playing in American theatres in the 2017–18 Season.

Aaron Williamson: Inspiration Archives

Reference: P4042 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue. Attenborough Arts Centre, 10th May – 14th July 2019.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Performing Identities: Performative Practices in Post-Handover Hong Kong Art & Activism

Artist/Author: wen yau | Reference: P4041 | Type: Publication

Doctoral thesis printed in limited edition of 20 copies; focuses on performative practices and the performativity of artists and their activist counterparts in the Umbrella Movement (2014).

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Arts of the Working Class: the Americas Issue

Editor: Elizabeth Otto, The Winter Office | Reference: P4038 | Type: Publication

The 7th issue of the newspaper is the first one to focus on a region; it commits to reconsidering Americas colonial stories and their marks on its present global condition. In multiple languages.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

CHOREOGRAPHY / KOREOGRAFI 2

Editor: Solveig Styve Holte, Ann-Christin Kongsness and Venke Marie Sortland | Reference: P4035 | ISBN: 2535-5634 | Type: Publication

Second edition of the anthology consisting of texts written by artists active within the field of dance and choreography in the Nordic countries.

In Nordic languages and English.

Politicizing Obscenity

Artist/Author: Joan Hawkins | Reference: A0862 | Type: Article

On Unicorn Gratitude Mystery by Karen Finley.

Touched Bodies: The Performative Turn in Latin American Art

Artist/Author: Mara Polgovsky Ezcurra | Reference: P4031 | ISBN: 9-781978-802025 | Type: Publication

What is the role of pleasure and pain in the politics of art?  Polgovsky Ezcurra approaches this question as she examines the flourishing of live and intermedial performance in Latin America during times of authoritarianism and its significance during transitions to democracy.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Artist/Author: Amber Jamilla Musser | Reference: P4027 | ISBN: 9781479830954 | Type: Publication

Works against the framing of black and brown bodies as sexualized, objectified, and abject, and offers multiple ways of thinking with and through sensation and aesthetics.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

Editor: Teresa Brayshaw, Anna Fenemore, and Noel Witts | Reference: P4028 | ISBN: 978-1138785342 | Type: Publication

Combines extracts from over 70 international practitioners, companies, collectives and makers from the fields of dance, theatre, music, live and performance art, and activism to form a sourcebook for students, researchers and practitioners.

None of Us is Yet a Robot: Five Performances on Gender Identity and the Politics of Transition

Artist/Author: Emma Frankland | Reference: P4014 | ISBN: 978-1786826459 | Type: Publication

Charts artist and performer Emma Frankland's gender transition against a shifting social and political landscape, while grappling with the systematic erasure of trans history.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Of Other Spaces - Where Does Gesture Become Event?

Editor: Sophia Yadong Hao | Reference: P4008 | ISBN: 9783956793783 | Type: Publication

Resonating with the ethos of open dialogue and the experimentation of women artists’ collectives in the 1970s and 1980s, the publication constructs a dynamic, open, and collaborative arena that foregrounds practices of resistance, collectivity, and self-organization. Exhibition catalogue: Cooper Gallery, 28 October 2016 – 16 December 2016.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Christoph Schlingensief: Art without Borders

Editor: Tara Forrest, Anna Teresa Scheer | Reference: P4015 | ISBN: 978-1841503196 | Type: Publication

Consisting of twelve chapters written by leading scholars in the field, and a long interview with Schlingensief himself, the book will provide the reader with the first comprehensive study of the intriguing body of work that Schlingensief has developed over the last thirty years.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Pivotal Moments

Editor: SPACE, Sonya Dyer | Reference: P4004 | ISBN: 9781999927813 | Type: Publication

A publication exploring how the arts sector can better support artists at key stages in their practice.

House Taken Over

Editor: Jes Fernie | Reference: P4010 | ISBN: 9780995630017 | Type: Publication

The culmination of a year-long project at BalinHouseProjects (BHP), an artist-run, not-for-profit space by Eduardo Padilha at his flat in Tabard Gardens North Estate.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Porno-Graphics and Porno-Tactics: Desire, Affect, and Representation in Pornograph

Editor: Eirini Avramopoulou and Irene Peano | Reference: P4000 | ISBN: 978-0-692-72054-7 | Type: Publication

Asks whether, and how, it is possible to re-appropriate pornography and think through it critically and creatively for a project of liberation.

Queer Phenomenology: Orientations, Objects, Others

Artist/Author: Sara Ahmed | Reference: P4012 | ISBN: 978-0822339144 | Type: Publication

A queer phenomenology, Ahmed contends, reveals how social relations are arranged spatially, how queerness disrupts and reorders these relations by not following the accepted paths, and how a politics of disorientation puts other objects within reach, those that might, at first glance, seem awry.

Nonbinary: Memoirs of gender and identity

Editor: Micah Rajunov, Scott Duane | Reference: P4023 | ISBN: 978-0231185332 | Type: Publication

Thirty authors highlight how our experiences are shaped by a deeply entrenched gender binary. 

Black Sun

Editor: Will Holder | Reference: P4021 | ISBN: 9780995713376 | Type: Publication

Edited in conversation with Krist Gruijthuijsen, the director of KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, to accompany the exhibitions ‘David Wojnarowicz Photography & Film 1978–1992’, ‘Reza Abdoh’, and ‘TIES, TALES AND TRACES: Dedicated to Frank Wagner, Independent Curator (1958–2016)’.

Queer Intentions: A (Personal) Journey Through LGBTQ + Culture

Artist/Author: Amelia Abraham | Reference: P3995 | ISBN: 978-1509866168 | Type: Publication

Combining intrepid journalism with her own personal experience, Abraham question what it means to be queer in 2019. 

A Body in the O: Performances and Stories

Artist/Author: Tim Miller | Reference: P3982 | ISBN: 978-0299322601 | Type: Publication

An important addition to Miller’s existing body of work, picking up from his show Lay of the Land and moving into his more recent piece, Rooted.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Resilient and resisting documentation

Editor: Jet Moon | Reference: P3984 | Type: Publication

Project zines; Fierce, intimate oral histories, collaborative stories, D.I.Y. research and interviews from people at the intersection of several kinds of marginalisation.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook

Editor: Extinction Rebellion | Reference: P3980 | ISBN: 978-0141991443 | Type: Publication

This is a book of truth and action. It has facts to arm you, stories to empower you, pages to fill in and pages to rip out, alongside instructions on how to rebel – from organising a roadblock to facing arrest.

Selected Performances

Artist/Author: Sinéad O'Donnell | Reference: D2319 | ISBN: 9780992826642 | Type: DVD

Features 32 selected videos in various different formats made from 1999 – 2017.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Full Surrogacy Now

Artist/Author: Sophie Lewis | Reference: P3974 | ISBN: 978-1-78663-729-1 | Type: Publication

In order to become ethically acceptable, surrogacy must change beyond recognition—but we need more surrogacy, not less!

Performing Image

Artist/Author: Isobel Harbison | Reference: P3973 | ISBN: 9780262039215 | Type: Publication

Examines how artists have combined performance and moving image in their work since the 1960s, and how this work anticipates our changing relations to images since the advent of smart phones and the spread of online prosumerism.

Queer Beograd Border Fuckers Cabaret: The Scripts, 2004–2011

Editor: Jet Moon | Reference: P3994 | ISBN: 978-8690930340 | Type: Publication

This front line queer theatre tells first hand stories of how it is to be LGBT/Queer in Serbia and reveals the underlying issues of war, closed borders, neofascism and a country in the process of change.

In English and Serbian.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Rage and Time

Artist/Author: Peter Sloterdijk | Reference: P3987 | ISBN: 978-0231145237 | Type: Publication

The preeminent posthumanist shows how the history of Western civilization can be read as a suppression and return of rage.

Shirin Neshat: Two Installations

Editor: Bill Horrigan | Reference: P3959 | ISBN: 978-1881390268 | Type: Publication

Catalogue which accompanies  films exploring the social, political and psychological dimensions of women's experience in contemporary Islamic societies.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
 

Stefan Gec -Trace Elements: Works from 1989-1995

Editor: Greg Hilty | Reference: P3962 | ISBN: 1899377050 | Type: Publication

First catalogue of work by London based artist Stefan Gec.

Frances Hegarty: Voice Over

Editor: Andrew Stones, Shirley MacWilliam | Reference: P3960 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue. Installation concerned with the voice of the individual victim in war.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

The theater and its double

Artist/Author: Antonin Artaud | Reference: P3966 | ISBN: 9780802141392 | Type: Publication

A collection of manifestos originally published in 1938, in which the artist and philosopher attacks conventional assumptions about the drama.

Critical Theory and Performance

Editor: Janelle G. Reinelt, Joseph R. Roach | Reference: P3952 | ISBN: 978472064588 | Type: Publication

Presents a broad range of critical and theoretical methods, and applies them to contemporary and historical performance genres.  Revised and Enlarged Edition

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).

14-18 NOW: Summary of Evaluation

Artist/Author: Josephine Burns | Reference: P3933 | Type: Publication

A report on the five-year programme; the story of an undertaking that brought together art and heritage.

Art & Queer Culture

Editor: Richard Meyer, Catherine Lord | Reference: P3930 | ISBN: 978-0714878348 | Type: Publication

A survey of visual art and alternative sexualities from the late nineteenth century to the present.

Performance, Ethics and Spectatorship in a Global Age

Artist/Author: Helena Grehan | Reference: P3968 | ISBN: 978-0230518018 | Type: Publication

Takes performance studies in exciting new directions, exploring the ways in which ethics can be used to understand the complex questions facing contemporary spectators.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Staging Queer Feminisms: Sexuality and Gender in Australian Performance, 2005-2015

Artist/Author: Sarah French | Reference: P3916 | ISBN: 978-1137465429 | Type: Publication

Examines sexuality, gender and race in Australia’s vibrant independent theatre and performance culture.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

The White Paper

Artist/Author: Satoshi Nakamoto | Editor: Ben Vickers | Reference: P3914 | ISBN: 978-1999675929 | Type: Publication

Returns to Satoshi Nakamoto’s canonical text on a peer-to-peer electronic cash system as a Rosetta Stone that reveals the far-reaching implications of decentralisation.

William Yang: Stories of Love and Death

Editor: Helena Grehan, Edward Scheer | Reference: P3910 | ISBN: 978-1742234601 | Type: Publication

Features images from Yang’s personal archive and explores his self-portraiture across photography, performance and documentary.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)