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Performances of Capitalism, Crises and Resistance: Inside/Outside Europe

Editor: Marilena Zaroulia and Philip Hager | Reference: P3039 | ISBN: 978-1137379368 | Type: Publication

This engaging study examines the issue of crisis in European performance since the collapse of global financial markets in 2008. The book’s chapters examine diverse performances of crisis primarily in three cities with a loaded past and present for Europe, as idea and geopolitical reality: London, Athens and Berlin.

Social Art Map

Editor: Phoebe Davies and Sam Trotman | Reference: P3000 | Type: Publication

Made for Out of the Ordinary Places (OOTO Places), an Ideas Test programme working in four areas of North Kent where commissioned artists created projects shaped by people and place. Developed to support more people to get involved in the arts, four new projects took place in Iwade, Sittingbourne, Strood and the Isle of Grain. OOTO Places explores how local residents and artists can co-create new and experimental work that reimagines and challenges perceptions of place and in turn raises wider social and political questions.

Walkwalkwalk: Stories from the Exeter Archive

Editor: Gail Burton, Serena Korda, Clare Qualmann | Reference: P3023 | ISBN: 978-0955437946 | Type: Publication

Includes essays by Phil Smith and Cathy Turner of Wrights and Sites, and a transcript of the talk given at the Hidden City Symposium in October 2008.

The School of Public Life: Doormats No. 4

Artist/Author: Fred Dewey | Reference: P2782 | ISBN: 978-0988937512 | Type: Publication

Drawing on two decades of interventions in politics and culture, The School of Public Life records the author’s efforts to revive and rethink public space from Los Angeles to Berlin and beyond.

Embodied Places: Performance Practices in Public Space

Artist/Author: Nathalie Fari, et al. | Reference: P2730 | ISBN: 978-3-00-049454-3 | Type: Publication

This catalogue explores different artistic strategies, notions and formats for developing performances in public space, using specific sites in Berlin as platforms to “embody” the city. Featured authors/artists: Bettina Wagner, Dovrat Meron, Grasiele Sousa & Lucio Agra, Michaela Muchina, Nathalie Fari, Paula Hildebrandt 

Women Performing Masculinity - Walking In The Way

Artist/Author: Frances Mezzetti, Pauline Cummins | Reference: P2731 | Type: Publication

A collection of postcards documenting a collaborative series of performances by visual artists Frances Mezzetti and Pauline Cummins from 2008 to 2014.

Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers

Artist/Author: Bree Hadley | Reference: P2699 | ISBN: 9781137396075 | Type: Publication

This book investigates the daily social drama that positions people with disabilities as figures of tragedy, stigma or pity, and the aesthetics, politics and ethics of performance practices that intervene very directly in this drama.

Nothing To Declare

Artist/Author: Dictaphone Group | Reference: P2662 | Type: Publication

Research booklet for a collaborative project initiated by live artist Tania El Khoury and researcher and architect Abir Saksouk. “Nothing To Declare” was the group’s first lecture performance and was developed during a residency at Watermill Studios in the United States in April 2013. Also see video documentation ref EF5156.

Nothing to Declare

Artist/Author: Dictaphone Group | Digital Reference: EF5156 | Type: Digital File

Trailer of a collaborative project initiated by live artist Tania El Khoury and researcher and architect Abir Saksouk. “Nothing To Declare” was the group’s first lecture performance and was developed during a residency at Watermill Studios in the United States in April 2013. Also find the project's Research Booklet as P2662.

For the 49th: Time What is a Bed? - The Bed Race Project

Editor: Amelia Beavis-Harrison | Reference: P2670 | Type: Publication

This small publication documents the three commissions for The Bed Race Project curated by Amelia Beavis-Harrison with texts and images from each of the artists. Includes a short essay by Anneka French.

HINCH: a film about Ian Hinchliffe

Artist/Author: Matt Page | Reference: D2182 | Type: DVD

Film developed from the organisation and documentation of a Memorial for Hinchliffe held at Beaconsfield in London in 2012, and from the ongoing process of collecting and finding a safe space to house the Hinchliffe archive.

This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

Portfolio: Black Market Knowledge

Artist/Author: Hannah Hurtzig | Reference: A0593 | Type: Article

This portfolio of photographs presents the work of Berlin-based Hannah Hurtzig and her Mobile Academy.

The Work of Art Is a Parasite

Artist/Author: Lola Arias and Bertie Ferdman | Reference: A0589 | Type: Article

Lola Arias, co-curator of the international urban intervention project Ciudades Paralelas, talks with Bertie Friedman about reappraising notions of public space and spectatorship.

This Sea Is Mine

Artist/Author: Dictaphone Group | Reference: P2586 | Type: Publication

Booklet of site specific live performance that explores the concepts of access to the sea and public space in the city through Beirut’s seafront. 

UNSITELY AESTHETICS

Artist/Author: Maria Miranda | Reference: P2538 | ISBN: 978-0-9827439-8-0 | Type: Publication

Edited conversations addressing ‘unsitely aesthetics’ which refers to a particular aesthetics that has emerged with a mobile and nomadic shift in artistic practices and technologies. 

Soya Sauce and Ketchup Fight

Artist/Author: Mad for Real | Digital Reference: EF5097 | Type: Digital File

Extract from “Soya Sauce and Ketchup Fight” street performance intervention in Trafalgar Square by Cai Yuan and Jian Jun Xi artistic duo known as “Mad for Real”.

Blip - Historical Costume Changes in a Puff of Smoke

Artist/Author: Howard Matthew | Digital Reference: EF5103 | Type: Digital File

Excerpt from Blip, a project commissioned for Liverpool Live, a programme of live art organised by bluecoat art centre for the Liverpool Biennial 2004 in collaboration with the Live Art Development Agency. Through in depth research a series of historical and cultural figures where identified for each location and these figures would appear unannounced from the city’s public telephone boxes.

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – Civic Zones

Artist/Author: Gigi Argyropoulou with Hypatia Vourloumis | Reference: D2024 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Civic Zones is an act of collective mapping manifested in multiple forms: a cartographic archive of sites of potentiality, future actions and disjointed civic spaces. Drawing on a dialogue and experience of the current struggles in Greece, Gigi Argyropoulou and Hypatia Vourloumis explore how civic spaces are constituted and examine notions of disobedience, occupancy and public space through a series of collective contexts.

Sessão Pirata #34 – A Cópia Não É Um Falso

Artist/Author: Coletivo Filé de Peixe | Reference: D1975 | Type: DVD

Document of the work presented at Panorama Festival, CorpoCópia, Warehouse Utopia, Rio (GB) – 2011.

Juego y Sutileza

Artist/Author: Victor Lerma | Reference: D1889 | ISBN: 978-607-605-055-2 | Type: DVD

Audio CD entitled Game and Subtlety: a Performance series in Mexico. Language: Spanish

Performance

Artist/Author: Grupo Empreza | Reference: D1870 | Type: DVD

Documentation of various performance works dating from 2001 – 2009

Where Art Belongs

Artist/Author: Chris Kraus | Reference: P1916 | ISBN: 978-1-58435-098-9 | Type: Publication

Examination of the artistic enterprises of the past decade that reclaim the use of lived time as a material in the creation of visual art.

Living as Form : Socially engaged art from 1991 - 2011

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Nato Thompson | Reference: P1920 | ISBN: 978-0-262-01734-3 | Type: Publication

Living as Form grew out of a major exhibition at Creative Time in New York City. Like the exhibition, the book is a survey of more than 100 projects that use aesthetics to affect social dynamics.

Hotel Ballymun

Artist/Author: Seamus Nolan | Editor: Aisling Prior | Reference: P1849 | Type: Publication

From 31st March-28th April 2007 the top floor of Clarke Tower opened its doors to the public in the form of a unique short stay hotel.

2nd Beyond Pressure: International Festival of Performance Art

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P1766 | Type: Publication

Features photographic and textual documentation of artists’ contributions.

Back to Futurism

Artist/Author: RoseLee Goldberg | Editor: Lana Wilson | Reference: P1758 | ISBN: 978-0-615-45066-7 | Type: Publication

Documentation of more than 150 artists who participated in Performa 09.

Panopticon

Artist/Author: Pvi Collective | Reference: D1654 | Type: DVD

An artwork that attempts to question the various forms of social control that we live under in an increasingly anxious cultural climate

The Faceless Project

Artist/Author: Manu Luksch | Reference: D1651 | Type: DVD

Uses CCTV images obtained under the terms of the UK Data Protection Act as ‘legal readymades’. See also D1802, Faceless film, 2007.

The Yes Men Fix the World

Artist/Author: The Yes Men, Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno | Reference: D1731 | Type: DVD

This documentary features the politically engaged con artists known as the Yes Men, who stage elaborate hoaxes to expose corporate malfeasance using guerrilla tactics. Among the stunts are promises to pay restitution to local citizens while impersonating executives from corporations like Dow — whose explosion contaminated an Indian village — and BP. They also pose as representatives from Haliburton and introduce the SurvivaBall, an inflatable orb designed to withstand catastrophe.

Luber in der Luft

Artist/Author: Heinrich Luber | Reference: D1588 | Type: DVD

As a mastermind and brilliant storyteller, Heinrich Lüber takes us on a journey through his seemingly weightless world.

What is Live Art?: Korean Subtitles

Artist/Author: Joshua Sofaer | Reference: D1743 | Type: DVD

A five minute video infotainment.

What is Live Art?

Artist/Author: Joshua Sofaer | Reference: D1536 | Type: DVD

A five minute video infotainment.

Performance Video Intervention

Artist/Author: pvi collective | Reference: P1537 | Type: Publication

See also PVI Collective DVD Showreel catalogued under D1790.

Arnold Circus Centenary

Artist/Author: Friends of Arnold Circus | Reference: P1519 | Type: Publication

A book on the the Boundary Estate’s historic garden and bandstand.

The Railway Station

Artist/Author: Áine O' Dwyer | Reference: D1487 | Type: DVD

This item is part of Brutal Silences: the Study Room Guide On Live Art In Ireland by Anna Maria Healy and Helena Walsh (P1661)

Performance Artist: Compilation DVD 2003-2010

Artist/Author: Jess Dobkin | Reference: D1492 | Type: DVD

www.jessdobkin.comSee also P1525 for Jess Dobkin: This is my work.

I Like to Feel that I Am in possession of My City

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Amy Feneck | Reference: P1447 | ISBN: 978-0-9563668-1-8 | Type: Publication

Contributions from Catarina Riva, lottie Child, Rosie Traina, Ruth Beale, Karen Mirza, Sophie Hope.

Out of Site 2007 - Live Art in Public Space

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1378 | Type: DVD

Performance in public space curated by Michelle Browne.

Out of Centre

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1377 | Type: DVD

Part of Rathmines Festival ‘07, performance in public space curated by Michelle Browne.

Radioballett - Exercise in Lingering not According to the Rules

Artist/Author: Ligna | Reference: D1331 | Type: DVD

Radio play produced for the collective listening in public places.

I feel love

Artist/Author: George Chakravarthi | Reference: P1261 | Type: Publication

a leaflet to accompany the performance as part of SPILL 09, includes essay by Adelaide Bannerman. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

Maid in South Africa, Chandelier, Dancing Inside Out

Artist/Author: Stephen Cohen | Reference: D1189 | Type: DVD

Collection of performances by the South African artist. VOB files (DVD Video)

Chandelier - To Bring to Light

Artist/Author: Steven Cohen | Reference: D1167 | Type: DVD

Documentation of a public space, walking performance. 13 min. 30 sec.