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Futures of Black Radicalism

Editor: Gaye Theresa Johnson and Alex Lubin | Reference: P3747 | ISBN: 9781784787585 | Type: Publication

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.

Between the Body and the Flesh: Performing Sadomasochism

Artist/Author: Lynda Hart | Reference: P3721 | ISBN: 978-0231084031 | Type: Publication

Focusing on a variety of representations, the book stimulates discussions of s/m through the exploration of censorship in the arts, the fetishization of sexual paraphernalia, recombinations of class, race and sexuality, and the politics of psychoanalysis.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers’ Rights

Artist/Author: Molly Smith, Juno Mac | Reference: P3723 | ISBN: 978-1786633606 | Type: Publication

Do you have to think that prostitution is good to support sex worker rights? How do sex worker rights fit with feminist and anti-capitalist politics? Is criminalising clients progressive – and can the police deliver justice?
 

Performing Endurance: Art and Politics since 1960

Artist/Author: Lara Shalson | Reference: P3716 | ISBN: 978-1108426459 | Type: Publication

Examining a range of performances from the 1960s to the present, as well as protest actions from the lunch counter sit-ins of the US civil rights movement to protest camps in the twenty-first century, this book provides a formal account of endurance and illuminates its ethical and political significance.

John Waters: Indecent Exposure

Editor: Kristen Hileman | Reference: P3714 | ISBN: 978-0520300477 | Type: Publication

Published in association with the Baltimore Museum of Art. Exhibition catalogue. Exhibition dates / The Baltimore Museum of Art: October 7, 2018-January 6, 2019 Wexner Center for the Arts: February 2-April 28, 2019

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.

Speculative Futures Zine

Artist/Author: Dream Babes | Reference: P3697 | Type: Publication

The space of speculative fiction is the space that is created between lived realities and distant fantasies, that take us out of our world, so that we can occupy a new, if temporary, positionality and have an opportunity to ask from there, what if things were radically different?

Piece of Paper Press collection

Editor: Tim Etchells | Reference: P3695 | Type: Publication

Four books published as part of STRONG LANGUAGE, published by Tim Etchells:
M John Harrison: Real Dreams
Courttia Newland: That Small Death
Joolz Denby: Dandelion
Selina Thompson: 12 Race Card Answers

If They Come in the Morning… - Voices of Resistance

Editor: Angela Y. Davis | Reference: P3640 | ISBN: 9781784787691 | Type: Publication

An account of Angela Davis’s incarceration and the struggles surrounding it, but also perhaps the most comprehensive and thorough analysis of the prison system of the United State.

Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil

Artist/Author: W.E.B. Du Bois | Reference: P3639 | ISBN: 9781784787752 | Type: Publication

Explicitly addresses significant issues, such as the oppression of women and Eurocentric standards of beauty, the historical rise of the idea of whiteness, and the abridgement of democracy along race, class, and gender lines.

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Artist/Author: Selina Thompson | Reference: P3667 | ISBN: 9780571352265 | Type: Publication

In 2016, two artists embarked a cargo ship and retraced a route of the Transatlantic Slave Triangle – Europe, Africa, the Caribbean – all the while contemplating the notion of home. Both real and imagined, it was a journey to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, propelled by questions and grief; a journey backwards in order to go forwards, a diaspora. This show is what they brought back.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

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

Artist/Author: Michael Segalov | Reference: P3625 | ISBN: 978-1786272171 | Type: Publication

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

Artist/Author: Rhodes Must Fall Movement Oxford | Editor: Brian Kwoba, Rose Chantiluke, Athinangamso Nkopo | Reference: P3620 | ISBN: 978-1786993908 | Type: Publication

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).

Ellen Stewart Presents: Fifty Years of La MaMa Experimental Theatre

Artist/Author: Cindy Rosenthal | Reference: P3611 | ISBN: 978-0472117420 | Type: Publication

Rrelates the history of La MaMa through its performance posters, capturing the irreverence and the aesthetic of La MaMa over five decades.

Indian Legends 1

Editor: Mary Anne Moser | Reference: P3586 | ISBN: 78-0920159705 | Type: Publication

One of three catalogues published for thee exhibition As Public As Race, a series of performances organised in Summer 1992.
James Luna's performance was held on June 3rd. 

The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues

Editor: Scottee | Reference: P3570 | ISBN: 978-1786823472 | Type: Publication

Combining classical and contemporary stage plays with spoken word and performance art, this anthology features over forty extracts from some of the most exciting stage works in the English-speaking world. 

My Name is Black

Artist/Author: Sajan Mani | Digital Reference: EF5284 | Type: Digital File

Performance at Studio 21, Kolkata. Part of Kolkata International Performance Arts Festival 2014

OK OK

Artist/Author: Sajan Mani | Digital Reference: EF5283 | Type: Digital File

An attempt to recollect the events of racist aggression against the Chinese and Japanese immigrants on 7 September, 1907, that were long obliterated from the collective memory by the sanctioned ignorance of history.

Your Silence Will Not Protect You

Artist/Author: Audre Lorde | Reference: P3564 | ISBN: 978-0-99571-622-3 | Type: Publication

Brings Lorde’s essential poetry, speeches and essays, including ‘The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House’, together in one volume for the first time.

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

The Empire Remains Shop

Artist/Author: Cooking Sections | Reference: P3561 | ISBN: 978-1941332375 | Type: Publication

Speculates on the possibility and implications of selling back the remains of the British Empire in London today. Based on a public installation in London in the fall of 2016, the book catalogues and develops the installation's critical program of discussions, performances, dinners, installations, and screenings hosted at 91-93 Baker Street.

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

“Not/There”: Croce, Criticism, and the Culture Wars

Artist/Author: Roger Copeland | Reference: A0814 | Type: Article

Rekindles the debate about 'victim art' through an analysis on Arlene Croce's essay 'Discussing the Undiscussible'. 

Demi-plié bubble shuffle

Artist/Author: Hilary Carty | Reference: A0819 | Type: Article

About a conference on black dance, from the conference chair.

New African Dance

Artist/Author: Chris de Marigny | Reference: A0805 | Type: Article

African dance and western programmers.

Black Attitudes

Artist/Author: David Henshaw | Reference: A0803 | Type: Article

On Les Ballets Africains, Adzido, Phoenix and Irie! at Sadler's Wells, Autumn 1990.

South Asian Dancers Dancing

Artist/Author: Susanne Burns | Reference: A0800 | Type: Article

Explores the development of South Asian dance and the changing priorities it has been given by funding agencies.

Parallels in Black

Artist/Author: Elizabeth Zimmer | Reference: A0789 | Type: Article

A preview of the mini-season of US black choreographers' work.

Women, the arts and globalization

Editor: Marsha Meskimmon,‎ Dorothy C. Rowe | Reference: P3532 | ISBN: 978-0719096716 | Type: Publication

The essays in Women, the Arts and Globalization demonstrate that women in the arts are rarely positioned at the centre of the art market, and the movement of women globally (as travelers or migrants, empowered artists/scholars or exiled practitioners), rarely corresponds with the dominant models of global exchange. Rather, contemporary women’s art practices provide a fascinating instance of women’s eccentric experiences of the myriad effects of globalization.

Taking Receipts: A Log of Aggression for People of Color

Artist/Author: Aram Han Sifuentes | Reference: P3484 | Type: Publication

Artist book: “here for you to take detailed logs of your everyday aggressions so that you can show off your receipts – proof.” 

The Avant-garde: Race, Religion, War

Artist/Author: Mike Sell | Reference: P3500 | ISBN: 978-1906497996 | Type: Publication

How have avant-gardes been shaped by racism and contributed to racist power and imperialism? How have the claims made by avant-garde political and artistic groups to liberate humanity been indebted to religious intolerance? And how has the vanguard commitment to radical cultural action contributed to war, terror, and destruction? 

Emergency INDEX Vol 6

Editor: Yelena Gluzman, Sophia Cleary, Katie Gaydos | Reference: P3474 | ISBN: 978-1-937027-98-8 | Type: Publication

In each annual volume, contributors document works made in the previous year. By including performances regardless of their country of origin, genre, aims, or popularity, INDEX reveals the breathtaking variety of practices used in performance work today.

Shadowing Josephine

Artist/Author: Jade Montserrat | Digital Reference: EF5273 | Type: Digital File

A anguage, a tool to articulate a series of ideas: how outrage and prejudices can be performed; perceptions of the savage and barbaric heathens; tribal nuances and thinking about the Paris of the 1920s as a site of inequality; the spate of negrophilia there; how a change of circumstance for women was reinforced by the war; cultural diversity and tolerance; exoticism and anti-colonial; therefore, transgressive behaviours.

Animal Acts: Performing Species Today

Editor: Una Chaudhuri, Holly Hughes | Reference: P3463 | ISBN: 978-0472051991 | Type: Publication

Collects some of the most exciting, provocative, and moving solo performances on animals, grounded by commentaries that help put these engaging works in a larger context.

Theatre & Disability

Artist/Author: Petra Kuppers | Reference: P3321 | ISBN: 978-1137605719 | Type: Publication

How do disabled people experience theatre, as both audience members and performers? How has the institution of theatre responded to disability over time? How can we create new spaces for performance and attend to different communities’ forms of expression?

Theatre & Protest

Artist/Author: Lara Shalson | Reference: P3320 | ISBN: 978-1137443090 | Type: Publication

How does protest engage with theatre? What does theatre have to gain from protest?

Against The Romance Of Community

Artist/Author: Miranda Joseph | Reference: P3325 | ISBN: 978-0816637966 | Type: Publication

Explores sites where the ideal of community relentlessly recurs, from debates over art and culture in the popular media, to the discourses and practices of nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations, to contemporary narratives of economic transformation or “globalization.” 

Letters from the State of Chihuahua - archive

Artist/Author: Angela Giron | Reference: D2257 | Type: DVD

Includes production stills and performance text.

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

Letters from the State of Chihuahua - video

Artist/Author: Angela Giron | Reference: D2256 | Type: DVD

Documentation from the performance at the ASU mainstage.

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

Performing Communities: Grassroots Ensemble Theaters Deeply Rooted in Eight U.S. Communities

Editor: Robert H. Leonard | Reference: P3295 | ISBN: 978-0976605447 | Type: Publication

Profiles established ensemble groups from inner-city Los Angeles, small-town northern California, African-American South, multicultural southern Texas, low-income central Appalachia, economically struggling South Bronx New York, and cross-continental Native America.

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

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

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

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).

Butting Out

Artist/Author: Ananya Chatterjea | Reference: P3278 | ISBN: 978-0819567338 | Type: Publication

Reading wesistive choreographies through works by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and Chandralekha.

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

Real Black: Adventures In Racial Sincerity

Artist/Author: John L. Jackson Jr. | Reference: P3286 | ISBN: 978-0226390024 | Type: Publication

Drawing on more than ten years of ethnographic research in and around New York City, the book offers a kaleidoscope of subjects and stories that address how race is negotiated in today’s world-including tales of book-vending numerologists, urban conspiracy theorists, corrupt police officers, mixed-race neo-Nazis, and gospel choirs forbidden to catch the Holy Ghost.

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