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Trajal Harrell: Hoochie Koochie

Editor: Leila Hasham | Reference: P3256 | ISBN: 978-0-9957082-1-1 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue for the eponymous performance exhibition. The Barbican, 20 July to 13 August 2017.

Touching home : an interview with May Chan

Artist/Author: Christine Conley | Reference: A0740 | Type: Article

Interview with Hong Kong-born poet and performance artist, currently active in Kingston, Ontario. Considers aspects of domestic life in relation to the artist's experience as a woman in both Chinese and Canadian cultures.

Home is on my Mind

Artist/Author: Sheena Rose | Reference: P3249 | Type: Publication

Artist book made in the style of zines. Includes an NYT article.

George Chakravarthi documentation

Artist/Author: George Chakravarthi | Digital Reference: EF5234 | Type: Digital File

Includes an image bank and a video with extracts from different pieces. Documented works includes: Negrophilia!, Andhaka, Miss United Kingdom, Resurrection, The Ambidextrous Universe, Thirteen, Olympia, Barflies, Shakti, Masking, Genesis and Remote Control.

Schooling the Spectator in O

Artist/Author: Kristen Cochrane | Editor: Natasha Lushetich and Mathias Fuchs | Reference: A0731 | Type: Article

On Project O's performances at the Forest Fringe Microfestival, Progress Festival, Theatre Centre, Toronto, Canada, February 2016

Barbers of East London

Artist/Author: Paula Harrowing and jamie lewis hadley | Reference: P3189 | Type: Publication

A new publication celebrating the various communities of barbershops across East London. Comissioned by CUT Festival: The Art of Barbering.

Elephant Head on White Body: Reflexive Interculturalism in Ganesh Versus the Third Reich

Artist/Author: Marcus Tan | Reference: A0715 | Type: Article

Analysis of representation and interculturalism in Back to Back Theatre's production.

Because of Hair; The Dichotomy of Culture and Identity

Artist/Author: Vivian Chinasa Ezugha | Reference: P3180 | Type: Publication

Using memories of her experience of masquerades in Nigeria, the artist employs movement and masks of hair as power objects, which conceal and reveal the black body, the black female.

Create News: Selina Thompson - Gender, Performance, Identity

Artist/Author: Lynnette Morgan | Reference: P3184 | Type: Publication

Interview conducted by Lynnette Morgan, as part of the Collaborative Arts Partnership Programme residency. 

‘Illegal’ Traveller: An Auto-Ethnography of Borders

Artist/Author: Shahram Khosravi | Reference: P3126 | ISBN: 978-0230336742 | Type: Publication

Explores the issue of borders and border crossing in the era of globalization and transnationalism, analyzing how the nation-state system regulates movements of people.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

We are the Roma!: One Thousand Years of Discrimination

Artist/Author: Valeriu Nicolae | Reference: P3130 | ISBN: 978-0857420381 | Type: Publication

Nicolae, himself a Romanian Roma, gives voice to the Roma cause, offering a precise and candid look at their current situation.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Selma Selman catalogue

Editor: Jasmina Tumbas and Selma Selman | Reference: P3133 | Type: Publication

A catalogue of one of the most important contemporary Roma artists: a comprehensive overview of her oeuvre and a concise insight into the complex questions of the life of ethnic minorities. In Slovenian, Roma and English.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Delaine Le Bas: Witch Hunt

Editor: Delaine Le Bas and Hannah Firth | Reference: P3129 | ISBN: 978-1900029315

Exhibition catalogue with documentation from the installations in Cardiff, Portsmouth, Derry, London and Berlin.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

We Roma - a Critical Reader in Contemporary Art

Editor: Daniel Baker and Maria Hlavajova | Reference: P3112 | ISBN: 978-9077288160 | Type: Publication

Inquires into the contemporary moment through the lens of Roma artistic and intellectual practices, gathering knowledge from the Roma way of life.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

The Story of ‘M’

Artist/Author: SuAndi | Reference: P3102 | ISBN: 978-1786821157 | Type: Publication

A moving tribute to the life and death of the artist’s white mother mother who raised her mixed-race children in the face of frequent racism 1960s but never let them forget they were of African descent and to be proud of their heritages. Includes selected poems by the same author.

See also D2230.

Emergency INDEX Vol 5

Editor: Yelena Gluzman, Sophia Cleary, Katie Gaydos | Reference: P3098 | ISBN: 978-1-937027-75-9 | 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.

Calling Cards

Reference: A0707 | Type: Article

Article on the eponymous exhibition which aims to raise awareness and purge the discrimination against Roma communities. In Hungarian and English.
In misc folder 7. Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation

Artist/Author: Richard Sennett | Reference: P3096 | ISBN: 978-0141022109 | Type: Publication

From Medieval guilds to today’s social networks, Sennett’s book explores the nature of co-operation, why it has become weak and how it can be strengthened.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Kids (P3091).

British Black Art: Debates on the Western Art History

Artist/Author: Sophie Orlando | Reference: P3083 | ISBN: 978-2914563765 | Type: Publication

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.

The Edges of Society: The Plays of Dea Loher

Artist/Author: Daniel Brunet | Editor: Adele Edling Shank | Reference: A0698 | Type: Article

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

The Story of M

Artist/Author: SuAndi | Reference: D2230 | Type: DVD

Commissioned by the Institute for Contemporary Arts in 1995, The Story of M is a moving tribute to the life and death of the artist's white mother mother who raised her mixed-race children in the face of frequent racism 1960s but never let them forget they were of African descent and to be proud of their heritages.

Post-Punk Then and Now

Editor: Gavin Butt, Mark Fisher, Kodwo Eshun | Reference: P3044 | ISBN: 978-1910924266 | Type: Publication

Focusing upon the production of post-punk art, film, music, and publishing, this book offers new perspectives on an overlooked period of cultural activity, and probes the lessons that might be learnt from history for artists and musicians working under 21st century conditions of austerity.

Feminist Art and the Maternal

Artist/Author: Andrea Liss | Reference: P3035 | ISBN: 978-0816646234 | Type: Publication

The first work to critically examine the dilemmas and promises of representing feminist motherhood in contemporary art and visual culture.

Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).

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

Artist/Author: Caoimhe Mader McGuinness | Reference: A0674 | ISBN: 1048-6801 | Type: Article

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

The Rebel Man Standard interviews/blog

Artist/Author: The Rebel Man Standard | Reference: A0673 | Type: Article

Includes company interviews on politics and arts with individual artists and a blog post, The Plight of the Black Artist: The residency industry, by Zinzi Minott.

The Other Story and the Past Imperfect

Artist/Author: Jean Fisher | Reference: A0652 | ISBN: 1753-9854 | Type: Article

From Tate Papers no.12

Found in miscellaneous article folder #5B

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

Rasheed Araeen, Live Art, and Radical Politics in Britain

Artist/Author: Courtney J. Martin | Reference: A0650

An analysis of Araeen's performance Paki Bastard (Portrait of the Artist as a Black Person) and journal Black Phoenix.

Found in miscellaneous article folder #5A
This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

Acts of Intervention: Performance, Gay Culture, and AIDS

Artist/Author: David Roman | Reference: P2877 | ISBN: 978-0253211682 | Type: Publication

This volume examines the ways gay men have used theatre and performance to intervene in the AIDS crisis. It discusses dramatic texts and public performances–from cabarets and candlelight vigils to full-scale Broadway productions that have shaped, and been shaped by, the history of AIDS in national, regional, and local contexts.

Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics

Artist/Author: José Esteban Muñoz | Reference: P2885 | ISBN: 978-0-8166-3015-8 | Type: Publication

A look at how those outside the racial and sexual mainstream negotiate majority culture—not by aligning themselves with or against exclusionary works but rather by transforming these works for their own cultural purposes. Muñoz calls this process “disidentification,” and through a study of its workings, he develops a new perspective on minority performance, survival, and activism.

Maud Sulter: Passion

Artist/Author: Deborah Cherry | Reference: P2862 | ISBN: 978-1-906908-36-2 | Type: Publication

The first sustained publication on the artist and writer of Scottish and Ghanaian heritage who lived and worked in Britain. Originally accompanied the exhibition, Maud Sulter: Passion at Street Level Photoworks in Glasgow, 25 April – 21 June 2015.

Includes exhibition programme from Maud Sulter: Syrcas at Autograph ABP in London, 15 January – 2 April 2016.

Every Woman

Artist/Author: Narcissister | Digital Reference: EF5188 | Type: Digital File

Video.

While spinning her naked, masked body on a stage to Chaka Khan’s famous anthem, Narcissister redresses herself from clothing she pulls out of various bodily orifices. 

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Black Artists in British Art: A History since the 1950s

Artist/Author: Eddie Chambers | Reference: P2846 | ISBN: 978-1780762722 | Type: Publication

Beginning with discussions of the pioneering generation of artists such as Ronald Moody, Aubrey Williams and Frank Bowling, Chambers candidly discusses the problems and progression of several generations, including contemporary artists such as Steve McQueen, Chris Ofili and Yinka Shonibare. 

Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

Artist/Author: Uri McMillan | Reference: P2837 | ISBN: 978-1479852475 | Type: Publication

Tracing a dynamic genealogy of performance from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, Uri McMillan contends that black women artists practiced a purposeful self- objectification, transforming themselves into art objects.

Alternatives Within the Mainstream British Black and Asian Theatres

Editor: Dimple Godiwala | Reference: P2845 | ISBN: 978-1904303664 | Type: Publication

Six part anthology with chapters on the work of the Black Theatre Forum and the histories of Black and Asian theatres, histories of the major theatre companies, a document of the Sikh diaspora's uproar over Behzti and issues of censorship, a critical interrogation of several dramatists and autobiographical essays by theatremakers.

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

Framing Feminism

Editor: Rozsika Parker and Griselda Pollock | Reference: P2841 | ISBN: 978-0863581793 | Type: Publication

An introduction to the major events and debated in the early years of feminist art practice. An extensive collection of articles, as well as broadsheets printed in facsimile, illustrate the history and diversity of arguably the most important intervention in modern art. 

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

The Origins of Totalitarianism

Artist/Author: Hannah Arendt | Reference: P2842 | ISBN: 978-0156701532 | Type: Publication

Arendt provides a historical account of the forces that crystallized into totalitarianism. The ebb and flow of nineteenth-century anti-Semitism (she deemed the Dreyfus Affair a dress rehearsal for the Final Solution) and the rise of European imperialism, accompanied by the invention of racism as the only possible rationalization for it. 

Sensible Politics: The Visual Culture of Nongovernmental Activism

Editor: Meg McLagan and Yates McKee | Reference: P2800 | ISBN: 978-1935408246 | Type: Publication

A diverse group of contributors, from art historians, anthropologists, and political theorists to artists, filmmakers, and architects, considers the interaction of politics and the visual in such topics as the political consequences of a photograph taken by an Israeli soldier in a Palestinian house in Ramallah; AIDS activism; images of social suffering in Iran; the “forensic architecture” of claims to truth; and the “Make Poverty History” campaign. Transcending disciplines, they trace a broader image complex whereby politics is brought to visibility through the mediation of specific cultural forms that mix the legal and the visual, the hermeneutic and the technical, the political and the aesthetic.

FANON Now: Jamila Johnson Small - documentation

Artist/Author: Jamila Johnson Small | Digital Reference: EF5174 | Type: Digital File

Contribution by Jamila Johnson Small for FANON Now – on the legacy of Mirage: Enigmas Of Race, Difference & Desire. The event brought together David A Bailey, artists from the original Mirage project, and artists from subsequent generations, to reflect on the contemporary moment in relation to structural violence, de-colonising culture and relations, and the power of aesthetics and its explorations of complex formations of racial identities.

FANON Now: Alexandrina Hemsley - documentation

Artist/Author: Alexandrina Hemsley | Digital Reference: EF5173 | Type: Digital File

Contribution by Alexandrina Hemsley for FANON Now – on the legacy of Mirage: Enigmas Of Race, Difference & Desire. The event brought together David A Bailey, artists from the original Mirage project, and artists from subsequent generations, to reflect on the contemporary moment in relation to structural violence, de-colonising culture and relations, and the power of aesthetics and its explorations of complex formations of racial identities.

Jive Talker

Artist/Author: Samson Kambalu | Reference: P2791 | ISBN: 978-3293004115 | Type: Publication

In German.

In this often subversive book, Samson Kambalu introduces his country of birth, Malawi, an impoverished nation in which no dissent is tolerated, where political opponents are “disappeared” and where a portrait of Life President Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda is always guaranteed to be watching. Narrated with sass and charisma, The Jive Talker is a love letter to an Africa that is hardly understood.

State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970

Artist/Author: Constance M. Lewallen and Karen Moss | Reference: P2786 | ISBN: 978-0520270619 | Type: Publication

This companion book to the exhibition of the same name investigates California’s vital contributions to Conceptual art—in particular, work that emerged in the late 1960s among scattered groups of young artists. 

Art and the Law: A Guide to the legal framework and its impact on artistic freedom of expression

Editor: Julia Farrington, et al. | Reference: P2776 | ISBN: 978-0-9933345-0-4 | Type: Publication

As part of Index on Censorship’s work on art and offence, Index has published a series of law packs intended to address questions about legal limits related to free expression and the arts. Printed paper. 

mestizx

Artist/Author: Sayak Valencia | Digital Reference: EF5146 | Type: Digital File

Part of “Negación y Utopía” (“Nagation and Utopia”), the first National Festival of Performance of Mexico, 6-29 November 2013, a platform showcasing work on Mexican identity and multicultural hybrids. This documentation includes recordings of the performance, exerpts, and interviews with the artist. Spanish language.

La manda (No soy persona, soy Mariposa)

Artist/Author: Lukas Avendaño | Digital Reference: EF5141 | Type: Digital File

Part of “Negación y Utopía” (“Nagation and Utopia”), the first National Festival of Performance of Mexico, 6-29 November 2013, a platform showcasing work on Mexican identity and multicultural hybrids. This documentation includes recordings of the performance, exerpts, and interviews with the artist. Spanish language.