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Gothic Queer Culture

Artist/Author: Laura Westengard | Reference: P4053 | ISBN: 978-1-4962-1702-8 | Type: Publication

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).

Kathy Acker: The Last Interview and other conversations

Editor: Amy Scholder, Douglas A. Martin | Reference: P3919 | ISBN: 978-1612197319 | Type: Publication

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.

Ghosts of My Life: Writings on Depression, Hauntology and Lost Futures

Artist/Author: Mark Fisher | Reference: P3647 | ISBN: 978-1-78099-226-6 | Type: Publication

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.

Carolee’s

Editor: Jenny Jaskey and A. E. Benenson | Reference: P3614 | Type: Publication

The second issue of The Magazine of the Artist’s Institute, dedicated to Carolee Schneemann

Club culture: the body in the bubble

Artist/Author: Josephine Leask | Reference: A0817 | Type: Article

The Dance cub as the 'happening'.

Staging Age: The Performance of Age in Theatre, Dance, and Film

Editor: Valerie Barnes Lipscomb and Leni Marshall | Reference: P3147 | ISBN: 978-0230623651 | Type: Publication

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)

Marc Camille Chaimowicz: Celebration? Realife

Artist/Author: Tom Holert | Reference: P2853 | ISBN: 978-1846380297 | Type: Publication

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 Plans: Selected Performance Pieces

Artist/Author: Action Hero | Reference: P2788 | ISBN: 978-1-78319-500-8 | Type: Publication

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.

Performance and the Writing Life: A Conversation with Bonnie Marranca

Artist/Author: Claire MacDonald | Reference: A0585 | Type: Article

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.

The Current Situation

Artist/Author: Yara El-Sherbini | Reference: P2585 | ISBN: 978-0-9560253-5-7 | Type: Publication

Exhibition guide of a gigantic interpretation of the family buzz wire game which visitors to the gallery are invited to play with.

Feminist and Queer Information Studies Reader

Editor: Patrick Keilty and Rebecca Dean | Reference: P2432 | ISBN: 9781936117161 | Type: Publication

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.

Breast Energy

Artist/Author: The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein | Digital Reference: EF5093 | Type: Digital File

Short promo video.

New, Used and Improved: Art for the 80s

Artist/Author: Peter Frank and Michael McKenzie | Reference: P2353 | ISBN: 0896596508 | Type: Publication

Exploring aesthetics of the 1980s.

Entertainment Island 3

Artist/Author: Oblivia | Reference: D1933 | Type: DVD

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.

Entertainment Island 1

Artist/Author: Oblivia | Reference: D1932 | Type: DVD

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.

SPILL Study Boxes Study Room Guide

Artist/Author: Aaron Wright and Lois Keidan | Reference: P2012 | Type: Publication

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.

Trashing Performance, Mainstream and Underground, Introduction and Keynote

Artist/Author: Gavin Butt, Neil Bartlett | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

Part of the Trashing Performance programme – the second year of Performance Matters – 25-29th October 2011.

Talking Heads: Yara El Sherbini

Artist/Author: Yara El Sherbini | Digital Reference: DB0114 | Type: Digital File

‘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.

The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader

Editor: Amelia Jones | Reference: P0373 | ISBN: 0-415-26706-4 | Type: Publication

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)

Open Nights Pub Quiz

Artist/Author: Yara El-Sherbini | Reference: D0747 | Type: DVD

Photographs. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Social Engagement and Participation by FrenchMottershead (P1290)

La Caja Blanca

Artist/Author: Yara El-Sherbini | Reference: P0880 | Type: Publication

Showreel

Artist/Author: Yara El-Sherbini | Reference: D0316 | Type: DVD

Delirio and Os Brasileiros

Artist/Author: Ângelo Madureira and Ana Catarina Vieira | Reference: D1877 | Type: DVD

Documentation of work from Ângelo Madureira and Ana Catarina Vieira.

Imagining Women (Cultural representations & gender)

Editor: Lizbeth Goodman, Frances Bonner, Richard Allen, Linda Jones & Catherine King | Reference: P0005 | Type: Publication

*Currently unavailable*

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)

Compilation

Artist/Author: Yara El-Sherbini | Reference: V0470 | Type: Video

This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Soap, Cloakroom and Coming Round Again

Artist/Author: Marcia Farquhar | Reference: V0447 | Digital Reference: EV0447 | Type: Digital File

Footage of the performance recorded at variuos indoor and outdoor venues.