On observing the Wooster Group process.
Over the course of 16 months Ithe artist took about 200 photographs of their reflection in the window of a derelict shop on Windsor Avenue, Fairview, Dublin 3. 52 images were selected and each is accompanied by a piece of text.
An interview focused on An Extraordinary Rendition, performance created in response to the work of Goat Island. In misc. folder 7.
A video essay reflecting on the work and process of Forced Entertainment combining interview fragments, performance excerpts, backstage and rehearsal room material from diverse projects, focused around an excerpt from the group’s 2001 performance First Night.
Part of LADA Screens 15.
Offers a richly detailed portrait of the internationally renowned composer, performer, director, and filmmaker.
Charts a year at John Hansard Gallery in Southampton and the experience of communities forming in and around changing gallery spaces.
Maps the artistic processes over a nine month period of the making of the art work Not a Decorator..
The “Artists' Book” of the post-war period: a unique collaborative work by four artists associated with various avant-garde art movements, including Fluxus and Nouveau Réalisme.
In 2014, artist Gustaf Broms composed a list of nine questions that he started to circulate to fellow performance artists. The responses collected are as diverse and wide-ranging as the artists and their own approaches.
Comprehensively examines the life and art of David Wojnarowicz (1954-1992), who came to prominence in New York's East Village art world of the 1980s, actively embracing all media and forging an expansive range of work both fiercely political and highly personal.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
Using a series of exercises and increasingly in depth ‘trips’, the book sets out clear and concise steps to enable individuals and groups to access their imagination and unconscious reason, to work on behalf of others. Using a series of exercises such as ‘Becoming a Bat’, ‘Crawling’, ‘Draw a Sound’ and ‘Impersonating a Human’, Marcus Coates has developed his own practical techniques to solve problems that we might otherwise remain dumbfounded by.
In the glass cabinet.
An anthology of Edward’s creative practice-led projects. Through the innovative practice of ‘mesearch’, in which the author is both theoriser and theorised, this study delivers a personal, creative narration, combining reflections and emotions in relation to self and performance.
Illuminates the relationship between philosophy and experimental choreographic practice today in the works of leading European choreographers.
A collection of 14 essays by international scholars and practitioners from across the disciplines of Philosophy, Literature and Theatre and Performance Studies, addressing the nature of the relationship between philosophy and performance.
A compilation of research, tracing the development of the artists' sculptural performance Gravitational Feel, which was yet to be realized at the time the book was due to print.
Combining philosophy and aesthetics, this is a unique exploration of creative practice as a form of thinking.
Captures a series of remarkable collaborative art works instigated by visual artist Janine Antoni, in alliance with preeminent dance-maker and community activist Anna Halprin and pioneer choreographer Stephen Petronio.
Contains Courts drawings, notes, sketches and ideas for performance from his notebooks over a period of five years.
Documentation from the DIY 13 project, setting and testing ways of getting together to show unfinished work.
A film about the future by Eva Meyer-Keller, Hanna Sybille Müller and the children who took part in the performance project Building after Catastrophes.
Explores a wide spectrum of seemingly unconnected subjects, which, when brought together, offer a more inclusive, expansive history of bioart, namely: home economics; the feminist art of the 1970s; tissue culture methodologies; domestic computing; and contemporary artistic engagements with biotechnology.
Publication on the group exhibition exploring current international developments in socially engaged art practices. CAA, 28 January – 12 March 2017.
Documents and examines the two year collaborative project with over 200 participants from Tower Hamlets, which culminated in the creation of Speak As You Find, an intergenerational site-specific performance created in Autumn 2015.
Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)
This Is Not a Book will engage readers by having them define everything a book can be by asking, ‘If it’s not a book, what is it then?’ – with a kaleidoscope of possible answers.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Kids (P3091).
Review from New Wave – a biennial project comissioning and developing work by young artists.
A new translation of Hoghe’s original rehearsal diary that documented the legendary Tanztheater Wuppertal’s work on Bandoneon (1980), illustrated with photos of the production by Ulli Weiss, and personal images and notes from the dancers.
Translated from the German by Penny Black.
Between 17/09 and 4/10 2009, the artist invited a musician, an unemployed person, a squatter, a protester, an activist, an artist, a racist and an anti-racist, and others, to spend a day in the Künstlerhaus Bethanien. This book was published in conjunction with the exhibition and documents each individual’s daylong occupation of the gallery space.
NAVIGATE 1 was two-day immersive learning environment which explored ideas of collaboration and artist-practice issues through key themes in the lead artist’s practice, supported by and using as a starting point the Hackney WickED Festival 2013.
Documentation from a day long workshop led by Katherine Araniello – an opportunity for artists to explore and mine areas in which they have no abilities, experience or knowledge, to enhance and inspire their artistic practice. Part of LADA's DIY 12.
The workshop took place at the Colchester Arts Centre on 15 September 2015.
Published to mark the 20th century of the Arts Catalyst, this article showcases some of the institution's landmark projects. In misc folder 5A.
This article considers a constellation of works the artist Kira O’Reilly has created in residencies in biology laboratories over the past several years.
Rodenbeck offers a rigorous art historical reading of Kaprow's project and related artworks. She finds that these experiential and experimental works offered not a happy communalism but a strong and canny critique of contemporary sociality. Happenings, she argues, were far more ambivalent, negative, and even creepy than they have been portrayed, either in contemporaneous accounts or in more recent efforts to connect them to contemporary art's participatory strategies.
pani documents and contextualises activities of Bbeyond performance art organisation from 2001 to 2008, also covering two exchanges with Québec and Helsinki.
Three limited edition booklets documenting the project involving a series of three one-day discussion events, with each event having a different emphasis, based on commonalities identified within the artists' work. Includes three commissioned texts and information on all artists involved.
British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of the “Performance Matters” events, 30 April 2010. Lois Weaver responds to the theme of ‘process’. with Adrian Heathfield. Also see ref. D1920-3 and D1316-D1319.
British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of the “Performance Matters” events, 30 April 2010. An in-conversation between artist Walid Raad and theorist Irit Rogoff around issues of duration, transmission, materiality and process. Also see ref. D1920-3 and D1316-D1319.
A system for giving and receiving useful feedback on creative processes and artistic works-in-progress.
A series of crucial practical exercises to help create challenging theatre which transcends the boundaries of nation, gender, and racial identity.
Stephen Cripps: Pyrotechnic Sculptor, Aftershock, an essay by David Toop, biography, exhibitions and performances, drawings and working notes, machinery, process, documentation, collaborations with Paul Burwell and Anne Bean.
This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Create News, Issue 2: Brian Maguire reports on practice, process and audience, what do we want to acheive? Create News is published twice a year, features a guest writer and offers information on Create events and services.
British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of the “Performance Matters event on 30 April 2010. Evening launch event featuring Walid Raad, Irit Rogoff, Gavin Butt, Adrian Heathfield and Lois Keidan. Four of four (D1316 – D1319).