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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

Author: Greta Thunberg | Reference: P4057 | ISBN: 978-0141991740

The book brings Greta in her own words, collecting her speeches that have made history.

Birthmark

Author: Liberate Tate | Digital Reference: EF5333

A film documenting the unsanctioned live performance in Tate Britain: in the run up to the international climate talks in Paris as the artists invited Tate to reconsider their sponsorship deal with BP, and to begin to erase this scar from their skin.

Part of LADA Screens 9. The film was availble online between 30 April ­and 13 May 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel.

Aaron Williamson: Inspiration Archives

Reference: P4042

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

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

Reference: P4028 | ISBN: 978-1138785342

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.

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

Author: wen yau | Reference: P4041

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)

This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook

Reference: P3980 | ISBN: 978-0141991443

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.

Jian Jun Xi

Reference: P3769 | ISBN: 9780955107415

Publication charting the artistic practice of Jian Jun Xi.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Futures of Black Radicalism

Reference: P3747 | ISBN: 9781784787585

Key intellectuals—inspired by the new movements and by the seminal work of the scholar Cedric J. Robinson—recall the powerful tradition of Black radicalism while defining new directions for the activists and thinkers it inspires.

M21 documentation

Digital Reference: EF5287

Documentation from the Live Art event by disabled artists in the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games, May 2012

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

M21 documentation

Reference: D2305

Documentation from the Live Art event by disabled artists in the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games, May 2012

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Resist!: How to Be an Activist in the Age of Defiance

Author: Michael Segalov | Reference: P3625 | ISBN: 978-1786272171

How-to guide for people looking to make a stand. Included are solid pieces of advice, practical tips and inspirational stories from those who have already successfully stood up and made a difference. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

 

Rhodes Must Fall: The Struggle to Decolonise the Racist Heart of Empire

Author: Rhodes Must Fall Movement Oxford | Reference: P3620 | ISBN: 978-1786993908

When students at Oxford University called for a statue of Cecil Rhodes to be removed, following similar calls by students in Cape Town, the significance of these protests was felt across continents. This was not simply about tearing down an outward symbol of British imperialism – a monument glorifying a colonial conqueror – but about confronting the toxic inheritance of the past, and challenging the continued underrepresentation of people of colour at universities.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The Power of Feminist Art: The American Movement of the 1970S, History and Impact

Reference: P3510 | ISBN: 0-8109-3732-8

Since its inception nearly 25 years ago, the feminist art movement has transformed the art world. Now, two professors of art history bring together 18 influential historians, critics, and artists to create this landmark volume.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Idit Elia Nathan: Footnotes Playing Dead catalogue

Reference: P3488

Published on the occasion of the Idit Elia Natham exhibition at Standpoint Gallery, London. 16 January – 14 February 2015.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Because of Love: Franko B’s Story

Author: Franko B | Reference: P3482 | ISBN: 978-0-9935611-5-3

Because of Love tells the story of the artist’s childhood in Italy in an orphanage and at the hands of his abusive family, his journey to London as a young man, his return to Italy many years later as an accomplished artist, and, in between, the story of his life and loves and his becoming an artist.

Shy Radicals: The Anti-systemic Politics of the Introvert Militant

Author: Hamja Ahsan | Reference: P3445 | ISBN: 978-1906012571

This anti-systemic manifesto, a quiet and thoughtful polemic, is a satire that uses anti-colonial theory to build a critique of dominant culture and the rising tide of Islamophobia. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950

Reference: P3409 | ISBN: 978-3791353166

Exhibition catalogue; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian (24 October – 26 May 2014); Musée d'art moderne Grand-Duc Jean (5 July – 12 October 2014); Kunsthaus Graz (15 November 2014 – 15 March 2015).

Riot Days

Author: Maria Alyokhina | Reference: P3450 | ISBN: 978-0241316429

From the activist, Pussy Riot member and freedom fighter, a raw, hallucinatory, passionate account of her arrest, trial and imprisonment in a penal colony in the Urals for standing up for what she believed in.

Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism Since the French Revolution

Author: Dario Gamboni | Reference: P3452 | ISBN: 978-1861893161

nitially galvanized by the sweeping obliteration of architecture and art under the Communist regimes of the Soviet Union and eastern bloc countries, Gamboni investigates other instances of destroyed art and architecture around the globe, uncovering a disquieting and surprisingly widespread phenomenon. 

cleaning up after capitalism

Author: the vacuum cleaner | Reference: D2266

Eight short videos from 2003. Includes: Whirl-Mart, Virgin on the Ridiculous, Prayers to Products, Cleaning the MCA, Taking 'Back' Action, UK Stop Shopping Tour, Re-Call Cup Fault, Cleaning Wall St

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Amnesty Magazine issue 174

Reference: P3314

Issue dedicated to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 2008.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Progressive Politics in an Age of Fantasy

Author: The Swarm | Reference: D2273

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Argentina’s Popular Uprising - newspaper

Author: Que Se Vayan Todos | Reference: P3319

An eyewitness account of the financial meltdown and ongoing grassroots rebellion.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Immo Klink archive 2006

Author: Immo Klink | Reference: D2264

Archive documenting the photographer's work up to 2006.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

The Gluts: Complete Works

Author: The Gluts | Reference: D2081

Documenting The Gluts trip to Copenhagen during the COP 15 Climate Summit.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Art for Change- Loraine Leeson

Reference: P3294 | ISBN: 9783926796981

Published on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition, held at the NGBK Berlin, from November, 4th to December 23rd 2005. In German and English.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Not for Rent: Conversations with Creative Activists in the U.K.

Reference: P3310 | ISBN: 978-0971297296

Interviews with squatters, eco-activists, musicians, and anarchists of all kinds in England and Scotland.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Caribbean life in Quebec: A pictorial history of the 60s, 70s and 80s

Author: Aziz Choudry, Desiree Rochat, Frantz Voltaire, Diana Loredana Nedelcu | Reference: P3301 | ISBN: 978-2-89454-443-3

Presents a thematic history; every chapter explores a specific theme through pictures, offers explanations to contextualize them while offering additional bibliographic references in relation to the theme, for further research. In French and English.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Wir sind überall: weltweit. unwiderstehlich. antikapitalistisch

Reference: P3298 | ISBN: 978-3894015367

A book of stories, stories written by activists from the front lines of resistance against capitalism and economic globalization. In German; for the English version see P0424.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide: A Bi(bli)ography of Insurrectionary Imaginati by John Jordan (P0793) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

The Art of Truth-telling About Authoritarian Rule

Reference: P3279 | ISBN: 978-0299209049

The illustrated volume examines the creation of stories, accounts, images, songs, street theatre, paintings, and ideas that pay witness to authoritarian pasts.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
 

The Renaissance of Ideology - Political Philosophy in the age of Information and Global Networks

Author: Alexander Bard, Jan Soderqvist | Reference: A0745

Deals very with the struggle to form new, functioning ideologies for the emerging, digital future. Extract from the book The Global Empire.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Pussy Riot Unmasked

Author: Bert Verwelius | Reference: P3234 | ISBN: 978-3832798512

Immediately after Nadezda Tolokonnikova and  Maria Alekhina were released, Verwelius contacted the two, setting into motion an extraordinary photo shoot: using the activists' stories and sketches of the prison camp, he depicted their living and working conditions there as an impressive picture series. In English and Dutch.

Tell Them I Said No

Author: Martin Herbert | Reference: P3210 | ISBN: 978-3956792007

This collection of essays considers various artists who have withdrawn from the art world or adopted an antagonistic position toward its mechanisms.

Does it Work?: The Æffect of Activist Art

Author: Stephen Duncombe | Reference: A0713

Starting with the questions: Does it Work? and How Can We Know? this article explores the effect and affect, or affect, of activist art. 

The Concrete Body: Yvonne Rainer, Carolee Schneemann, Vito Acconci

Author: Elise Archias | Reference: P3174 | ISBN: 978-0300217971

Offering an incisive rejoinder to traditional histories of modernism and postmodernism, this book examines the 1960s performance work of three New York artists who adapted modernist approaches to form for the medium of the human body. 

The Edges of Society: The Plays of Dea Loher

Author: Daniel Brunet | Reference: A0698

Introduction to Loher's play, with particular emphasis on Innocence – the play and Michael Thalheimer's 2012 production. 

Collected Works for Performance

Author: Hannah Nicklin | Reference: P2986 | ISBN: 978-1783197361

Inckudes: A Conversation With My Father, Songs for Breaking BritainEquations for a Moving Body.

Protesting Exhibit B in London: Reconfiguring Antagonism as the Claiming of Theatrical Space

Author: Caoimhe Mader McGuinness | Reference: A0674 | ISBN: 1048-6801

The article analyses discourses surrounding the cancellation of Brett Bailey's performance by the Barbican in September 2014.