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Females

Artist/Author: Andrea Long Chu | Reference: P4107 | ISBN: 978-1788737371 | Type: Publication

Everyone is female, and everyone hates it.’A genre-defying investigation into sex and lies, desperate artists and reckless politics, the smothering embrace of gender and the punishing force of desire.

 

Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Artist/Author: Amber Jamilla Musser | Reference: P4027 | ISBN: 9781479830954 | Type: Publication

Works against the framing of black and brown bodies as sexualized, objectified, and abject, and offers multiple ways of thinking with and through sensation and aesthetics.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Queer Phenomenology: Orientations, Objects, Others

Artist/Author: Sara Ahmed | Reference: P4012 | ISBN: 978-0822339144 | Type: Publication

A queer phenomenology, Ahmed contends, reveals how social relations are arranged spatially, how queerness disrupts and reorders these relations by not following the accepted paths, and how a politics of disorientation puts other objects within reach, those that might, at first glance, seem awry.

Rage and Time

Artist/Author: Peter Sloterdijk | Reference: P3987 | ISBN: 978-0231145237 | Type: Publication

The preeminent posthumanist shows how the history of Western civilization can be read as a suppression and return of rage.

Critical Theory and Performance

Editor: Janelle G. Reinelt, Joseph R. Roach | Reference: P3952 | ISBN: 978472064588 | Type: Publication

Presents a broad range of critical and theoretical methods, and applies them to contemporary and historical performance genres.  Revised and Enlarged Edition

Figuring Age: Women, Bodies, Generations

Editor: Kathleen Woodward | Reference: P3971 | ISBN: 978-0253212368 | Type: Publication

Engages the virtually invisible subject of older women in western culture. 

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Body and self: Performance art in Australia 1969-92

Artist/Author: Anne Marshe | Reference: P3931 | ISBN: 978-0195535068 | Type: Publication

Charts the historical course of performance in Australia from the happenings of the 1960s, through body art in the 1970s, towards a more political body in the 1980s. 

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

World-Making: Race, Performance, and the Work of Creativity

Artist/Author: Dorinne Kondo | Reference: P3758 | ISBN: 978-1-4780-0094-5 | Type: Publication

Theorizes the racialized structures of inequality that pervade theater and the arts.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

The Exform

Artist/Author: Nicolas Bourriaud | Reference: P3729 | ISBN: 9781784783808 | Type: Publication

Tackles the excluded, the disposable and the nature of waste by looking to the future of art—the exform.

Heroes: Mass Murder and Suicide

Artist/Author: Franco Bifo Berardi | Reference: P3728 | ISBN: 9781781685785 | Type: Publication

What is the relationship between capitalism and mental health? Berardi embarks on an exhilarating journey through philosophy, psychoanalysis and current events, searching for the social roots of the mental malaise of our age.

The Aesthetics of Disengagement: Contemporary Art and Depression

Artist/Author: Christine Ross | Reference: P3653 | ISBN: 978-0816645398 | Type: Publication

Shows how contemporary art is a powerful yet largely unacknowledged player in the articulation of depression in Western culture, both adopting and challenging scientific definitions of the condition. Ross explores the ways in which contemporary art performs the detached aesthetics of depression, exposing the viewer's loss of connection and ultimately redefining the function of the image. 

Psychoanalyst Meets Marina Abramovic: Artist meets Jeannette Fischer

Artist/Author: Jeannette Fischer | Reference: P3596 | ISBN: 978-3858817945 | Type: Publication

A unique insight into the relationship between Abramovic's biography and artistic work.

No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive

Artist/Author: Lee Edelman | Reference: P3565 | ISBN: 978-0822333692 | Type: Publication

Argues that the child, understood as innocence in need of protection, represents the possibility of the future against which the queer is positioned as the embodiment of a relentlessly narcissistic, antisocial, and future-negating drive. Boldly insists that the efficacy of queerness lies in its very willingness to embrace this refusal of the social and political order. 

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)

Out of Time: The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing

Artist/Author: Lynne Segal | Reference: P3143 | ISBN: 978-1781681398 | Type: Publication

In the footsteps of Simone de Beauvoir, Looks at many of the issues facing the aged – the war of the generations and baby-boomer bashing, the politics of desire, the diminished situation of the older woman, the space on the left for the presence and resistance of the old, the problems of dealing with loss and mortality, and how to find victory in survival.

Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)

Performativity and Performance

Editor: Andrew Parker and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick | Reference: P2901 | ISBN: 978-0415910552 | Type: Publication

From the age of Aristotle to the age of AIDS, writers, thinkers, performers and activists have wresteled with what “performance” is all about. At the same moment, “performativity”–a new concept in language theory–has become a ubiquitous term in literary studies. This volume grapples with the nature of these two key terms whose traces can be found everywhere: in the theatre, in the streets, in philosophy, in questions of race and gender, and in the sentences we speak.

Heroes: Mass Murder and Suicide

Artist/Author: Franco “Bifo” Berardi | Reference: P2669 | ISBN: 9781781685785 | Type: Publication

Publication exploring the relationship between capitalism and mental health.

Alice Anderson: From Dance to Sculpture

Artist/Author: Alice Anderson | Reference: P2480 | ISBN: 9780957402300 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of Alice Anderson's 'From Dance to Sculpture' exhibition.

Male Trouble: Masculinity and the Performance of Crisis

Artist/Author: Fintan Walsh | Reference: P2409 | ISBN: 9780230579699 | Type: Publication

Male Trouble explores how Wetern masculinity has increasingly appeared as a troubled gender category in recent times, using a variety of performative case studies. Includes a chapter on work by Ron Athey and Franko B. 

Vienna Actionism

Editor: Eva Badura-Triska et al | Reference: P2359 | ISBN: 9783865608819 | Type: Publication

Collection of texts on Actionism in Vienna, including biographies and images.

Desire – ICA Documents

Editor: Lisa Appignanesi | Reference: P2017 | ISBN: 905263006 | Type: Publication

With texts by Victor Burgin, Rosalind coward, John Forrester, Rosemary Gordon, Mary Kelly, Julia Kristeva, Toril Moi, Laura Mulvey, Kathy Myers, Riccardo Steiner.

Critical Theory and practice: A Coursebook

Artist/Author: Keith Green and Jill Lebihan | Reference: P1264 | ISBN: 0-415-11439-X | Type: Publication

This book is a kind donation by Natasha Davis

Mourning Sex: Perfroming Public Memories

Artist/Author: Peggy Phelan | Reference: P0128 | ISBN: 0 415 14759 X | Type: Publication

Considers what sustained attention to the affective force of trauma might yield for critical theory.

The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema

Artist/Author: Slavoj Zizek | Reference: D0869 | Type: DVD

A film about cinema itself presented by Slovenian philosopher and psychoanalyst Slavoj Zizek