Using interdisciplinary cultural studies to examine the gothicism in queer art, literature, and thought the author argues that during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries a queer culture has emerged that challenges and responds to traumatic marginalization by creating a distinctly gothic aesthetic.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
From Acker's earliest interviews–filled with playful, evasive, and counter-intuitive responses–to the last interview before her death where she reflects on the state of American literature, these interviews capture the writer at her funny and surprising best.
This collection of writings by the author of Capitalist Realism, argues that we are haunted by futures that failed to happen. Fisher searches for the traces of these lost futures.
This text explores how performers offer conscious-and unconscious-portrayals of the spectrum of age to their audiences. It considers a variety of media, including theatre, film, dance, advertising, and television, and offers critical foundations for research and course design, sound pedagogical approaches, and analyses.
Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)
Tom Holert argues that with Celebration? Realife, Chaimowicz makes a strategic and important meditation on the changing role of the artist, who simultaneously becomes art director, choreographer and participant. The groundbreaking installation Celebration? Realife was originally created for 'Three Life Situations' at Gallery House London in 1972.
This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Action Hero is one of the most exciting and original performance companies working in the UK today. Exploring the epic and the banal, they create performance that is intimate and invigorating. Includes the pieces: Hoke's Bluff, Slap Talk, Watch Me Fall, A Western, Frontman and Extraordinary Rendition.
This interview explores connections within editor Bonnie Marranca's work and considers the way in which it has developed in conversation with artists in and around New York.
Puts the field of Information Studies into critical conversation with studies of gender, sexuality, race and technology, with writings from a broad range of renowned scholars. Contributors: Sandy Stone, Patrick Keilty, Rebecca Dean, Mary Flanagan, Melodie J. Fox and Hope A. Olson, Alvin M. Schrader, Judy Wajcman, Chela Sandoval, Jessica E. Brophy, Zabet Patterson, Lisa Nakamura, Lori Kendall, D. Grant Campbell, Melissa Adler, Dean Spade, Jasbir K. Puar, Carlos Ulises Decena, Sherilyn M. Willaims and Pamela J. McKenzie, Mica Ars Hilson, Steven Maynard, Judith Halberstam, Ajamu X, Topher Cambell, Mary Stevens, Danielle Cooper, K. J. Rawson, Ann Cvetkovich, Aliza Shvarts, D. Grant Campbell, micha cardenas, Zach Blas, Leah A. Lievrouw.
Exhibition catalogue, Dallas Museum of Art
Video documentation of the performance. Entertainment Island 3 shows the dark side of popular culture through a look at private entertainment through a minimalist aesthetic.
Documentation of the performance recorded at the 2008 Junde Hunde festival in Denmark. Entertainment Island 1 an energetic take on the structures of the entertainment industry. An array of gestures, movements and sounds emanating from the entertainment industry are presented in this energetic performance unveiling the mechanisms of popular culture.
Study Boxes contain hand picked selections of DVDs, books and other materials from the LADA Study Room around specific themes. Installed in Festival hubs and other locations, and curated in dialogue with partners, each Study Box can hold between four to ten items and can be used by audiences for a quick browse or a day-long study. After the events the Boxes are returned to the Study Room and listed in this Guide so that users can explore these themes and materials during their visit to the LADA Study Room.
Part of the Trashing Performance programme – the second year of Performance Matters – 25-29th October 2011.
‘Talking Heads’ are short presentations by artists to camera about their practice and approaches to making. The ‘Talking Heads’ films are part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.
Collection of texts concerning a diversity of issues relating to feminism and visual cultures, arranged thematically and introduced by the editor. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)
Includes contributions by editors as well as Dinah Birch, Alicia Ostriker, Wendy Webster, Michelle Cliff, Alice Walker. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)