Groys explores art in the age of the thingless medium, the internet. He claims that if the techniques of mechanical reproduction gave us objects without aura, digital production generates aura without objects, transforming all its materials into vanishing markers of the transitory present.
Performing Borders: A Study Room Guide on physical and conceptual borders within Live Art.
The author reflects on the “Monica Ross: A Symposium” that took place at the British Library, London, on Friday 28 November 2014, in celebration of the institution’s acquisition of Ross’s digital archive.
A publication chronicling the development of the AGIA (The African Grove Institute for the Arts) Movement spearheaded by noted playwright August Wilson.
Exploring the potential of archiving, cataloguing and preservation in establishing new sites of feminist storytelling and political activism.
Pacific Standard Time is the culmination of a long-term Getty Research Institute initiative that focuses on postwar art in Los Angeles. Through archival acquisitions, oral history interviews, public programming, exhibitions, and publications, the Research Institute is responding to the need to locate, collect, document, and preserve the art historical record of this period. This is a small collection of mixed printed material from related events.
Publication accompanying the homonymous symposium: a collaboration between Plymouth Arts Centre and artist Marina Abramovic to produce a performance event that explored the history and future of the artist’s work. Newspaper-style publication in large folder.
Publication documenting two majour events: Marina Abramovic Presents… (Manchester, 2009) and The Pigs of Today are the Hams of Tomorrow (Plymouth, 2010), exploring ways to encapsulate the art form after the performance is physically completed and exploring methods for preserving live art. Featuring artists: Davide Balliano; Snezana Golubovic; Tellervo and Oliver Kalleinen; Eva and Franco Mattes; Performance Re-enactment Society; Paul Clarke; Clare Thornton; Tom Marshman and Francesca Steel