A document showing ways to prevent sexual violence and support survivors of sexual abuse.
Through personal essays, interviews, and poetic verse, punk musician and cultural icon Lydia Lunch claws and rakes at the reader's conscience in this powerful, uninhibited feminist collection.
A collection of secret stories exploring sexuality, vulnerability and desire, taken from interviews with butches, masculine women and gender rebels living worldwide.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
Issue 4 featuring: Emma-cecilia Ajanki, Channing Tatum, Figs In Wigs, Igor & Moreno, Rowland Hill, Rukeya, Samir Kennedy, Theo Clinkard, Leah Marojevic, Trajal Harell, Ultimate Dancer, Robbie Thomson, Augusto Corrieri, Rowland Hill, Marica Innocente, Maartje Nevejan
From Acker's earliest interviews–filled with playful, evasive, and counter-intuitive responses–to the last interview before her death where she reflects on the state of American literature, these interviews capture the writer at her funny and surprising best.
It examines the ‘performance of extremity’ as practices at the limits of the histories of performance and art, in performance art’s most fertile and prescient decade, the 1970s. Dominic Johnson recounts and analyses game-changing performance events by six artists: Kerry Trengove, Ulay, Genesis P-Orridge, Anne Bean, the Kipper Kids, and Stephen Cripps.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
A book about the music, the individual, and the creativity of a worldwide community rather than theoretical definitions of a subculture, Some Wear Leather, Some Wear Lace considers a subject not often covered by academic books.
Assembling a remarkable group of scholars, these essays explore how the circulation and exchange of “vectors of the radical” shape the avant-garde.
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.
They were the bestselling singles band in the world. They had awards, credibility, commercial success and creative freedom. Then they deleted their records, erased themselves from musical history and burnt their last million pounds in a boathouse on the Isle of Jura. And they couldn't say why. Wildly unauthorised and unlike any other music biography, THE KLF is a trawl through chaos on the trail of a beautiful, accidental mythology.
At once forensic and intimate, the biography traces the extreme discipline and literary strategies Acker used to develop her work, and the contradictions she longed to embody.
An Investigation into the political efficacy of Pussy Riot’s art.
Founding member of Sonic Youth and role model for a generation of women, tells her story.
A raw, thrilling story of life on the frontiers and a candid account of Viv's life post-punk – taking in a career in film, the pain of IVF, illness and divorce and the triumph of making music again.
The book suggests new narratives about canonical artworks of the British Black Art movement, such as Lubaina Himid’s Freedom and Change, Eddie Chambers’ Destruction of the National Front and Sonia Boyce’s Lay Back Keep Quiet and Think of What Made Britain So Great, interrogating their critical agency from an art-historical perspective.
Cruising Utopia considers the work of seminal artists and writers such as Andy Warhol, LeRoi Jones, Frank O’Hara, Ray Johnson, Fred Herko, Samuel Delany, and Elizabeth Bishop, alongside contemporary performance and visual artists like Dynasty Handbag, My Barbarian, Luke Dowd, Tony Just, and Kevin McCarty in order to decipher the anticipatory illumination of art and its uncanny ability to open windows to the future.
The music and club scenes of England in 1977 are recaptured in this tale of two young DJs at a pirate radio station.
Charts the rise of London’s club scene from Punk in the late 1970s to the New Romantics in the 1980s.
Extracts from exhibition catalogue for “East Village USA” at the New Museum of Contemporary Art revisiting the sprawling, renegade art scene that flourished in the East Village during the 1980s. Text partially obscured.
Letters from prison, songs, poems, courtroom statements and tributes to Pussy Riot.
2 DVD documentation and soundtrack excerpts, plus postcards documenting the performance Communist Bigamist: Two Loves Stories.
Limited edition box set of materials (39/80), presented at ‘My Pussy is Still in Los Angeles (I Only Live in Berlin)’ in January 2012 in Los Angeles.
Shelved in Oversize publications section.
A book-film – text with DVD. NOTE: text is in French, DVD in both English and French.
Begins with Samuel Beckett and considers failure in performance as a hopeful strategy.
A collection of Went’s early performances. (1977-1987)
On the subcultural milieu of contemporary body modification, focusing on the ways sexuality, gender and ethnicity are being reconfigured through new body technologies.
Catalogue for the series of exhibitions, performances and screenings that maps the activity of international artists whose practice involves the use of sound as a medium.
Catalogue for ‘Linder Femme/Objet’ exhibition at Musee d’Art moderne, Paris, 2013