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Depth, Significance and Absence: Age – Effects in New British Theatre

Artist/Author: Bridie Moore | Reference: A0711 | Type: Article

Interrogates the age-effects generated by early twenty-first century mainstream British theatre. To analyze the complex ways in which age is played out on the British stage–which seem at once both to challenge and to reiterate long-standing assumptions about age–it examines five productions seen in the autumn/winter season of 2011/12.

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

In misc folder 7.

The Art of Being Many - A position paper

Artist/Author: Geheimagentur | Reference: A0706 | Type: Publication

Paper setting out new forms of audience participation in political and ethical terms.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Kids (P3091).

In misc folder 6.

Entrevista: Manuel Vason

Artist/Author: Maria Jose Cifuentes | Editor: Zara Rodriguez Prieto | Reference: A0703 | Type: Article

Interview with Manuel Vason; in Spanish. 

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).

Performing Animality: Animals in Performance Practice

Editor: Jennifer Parker-Starbuck and Dr Lourdes Orozco | Reference: P2923 | ISBN: 978-1137373120 | Type: Publication

Theoretical and creative interventions into the presence of the animal and ideas of animality in performance.

Motherhood and Live Art

Editor: Lena Simic and Emily Underwood-Lee | Reference: A0647 | Type: Article

Report from the event held on Friday 29 January 2016.

This event gathered an invited group of live art and performance practitioners who are working with/around the maternal in their arts practice. All invited participants were asked to briefly introduce their ‘maternal performance practice’ and reflect on their aesthetics, including their processes and methodologies.

In misc folder 5A.

Extraterritorialities in Occupied Worlds

Artist/Author: Ruti Sela and Mayaan Amir | Reference: P2939 | ISBN: 978-0692629437 | Type: Publication

*currently unavailable*

This collection of essays explores contemporary manifestations of extraterritoriality and the diverse ways in which the concept has been put to use in various disciplines. 

Ecstatic Antibodies: Resisting the AIDS Mythology

Editor: Tessa Boffin and Sunil Gupta | Reference: P2876 | ISBN: 978-1854890146 | Type: Publication

This book and the exhibition launched with it represent a powerful exploration in both image and text of the impact of the AIDS crisis. Different voices reveal the profound inadequacies in our attitudes to disease.

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.

Theatre and The Body

Artist/Author: Colette Conroy | Reference: P2883 | ISBN: 978-0230205437 | Type: Publication

Drawing on many examples from contemporary performance, this book is a provocative starting point for understanding the surprisingly complex relationship between theatre and the body. Foreword by Marina Abramovic.

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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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.

Disabled Theater

Editor: Sandra Umathum and Benjamin Wihstutz | Reference: P2836 | ISBN: 978-3037345245 | Type: Publication

Using Jerome Bel's Disabled Theater – a dance piece that features a company of professional disabled actors – as the basis of a broad, interdisciplinary discussion of performance and disability, this volume explores the intersections of politics and aesthetics, inclusion and exclusion, and identity and empowerment. 

Making Myself Visible

Artist/Author: Rasheed Araeen | Reference: P2854 | ISBN: 978-0947753009 | Type: Publication

A book on the work of Pakistani artist and writer who has been based in London since 1964. The volume brings together a selection of his articles, essays and correspondence with gallery directors and funding bodies, interspersed with documentation of his multi-disciplinary work. Introduction by art critic Guy Brett.

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

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)

Liveness: interrogating the deam

Artist/Author: Keith Gallasch | Reference: A0645 | Type: Article

Arts professionals respond to questions on the current surge in liveness—live art, one-on-one performance, participatory events, real time live/digital interactivity and resurgent performance art.

Not Just a Mirror: Looking for the Political Theatre of Today

Editor: Florian Malzacher | Reference: P2797 | ISBN: 978-3895813788 | Type: Publication

The publication is comprised of eight essays, two interviews, and 15 case studies of political theatre makers, and investigates the performing arts as a political laboratory of the present. It explores how theatre, dance, and performance reveal their essential agnosticism, provoking the potential to actively change society rather than merely serving as a cover-up for the dysfunctions, fractures, and wounds of society.

Double Exposures Book Launch - Tate Britain

Artist/Author: Manuel Vason | Digital Reference: EF5168 | Type: Digital File

Recording of an event dedicated to Manuel Vason’s publication Double Exposures, a collaboration with 40 of the most visually arresting artists working in performance in the UK. With Manuel Vason, Hugo Glendinning, Lois Keidan, Alastair MacLennan, Aine Phillips, Marisa Carnesky and the Famous Lauren Barri Holstein. 

The Amazing Decade: Women and Performance Art in America, 1970-1980

Editor: Moira Roth | Reference: P2495 | ISBN: 0937122092 | Type: Publication

A detailed study of the role women artists played in the develpment and expansion of performance art

The British Guide to Showing Off

Artist/Author: Andrew Logan, Various | Reference: D2046 | Type: DVD

Documentary spanning five years of the Alternative Miss World Show, costume pageant and fancy dress party for grown ups.

SPILL Study Boxes Study Room Guide

Artist/Author: Aaron Wright and Lois Keidan | Reference: P2012 | Type: Publication

Study Boxes contain hand picked selections of DVDs, books and other materials from the LADA Study Room around specific themes. Installed in Festival hubs and other locations, and curated in dialogue with partners, each Study Box can hold between four to ten items and can be used by audiences for a quick browse or a day-long study. After the events the Boxes are returned to the Study Room and listed in this Guide so that users can explore these themes and materials during their visit to the LADA Study Room.

Cosey Complex

Artist/Author: Cosey Fanni Tutti | Editor: Maria Fusco and Richard Birket | Reference: P1910 | ISBN: 978-3-86335-152-6 | Type: Publication

Publication discussing seminal artist and musician Cosey Fanni Tutti as methodology.

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

Performance Research: On Failure

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Roisin O'Gorman and Margaret Werry | Reference: P1912 | Type: Publication

Performance Research Journal edition concerning failure. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: On Falling by Amy Sharrocks (P2249).

Performing Remains

Artist/Author: Rebecca Schneider | Reference: P1888 | ISBN: 978-0-415-40442-6 | Type: Publication

Explores the role of the fake, the false and the faux in contemporary performance and investigates the aesthetic and political potential of re-enactments.

The Lost Runway Kyoto

Artist/Author: Aine Phllips | Reference: D1862 | Type: DVD

Collaboration between Áine Phillips and film-maker Rachel Davies. Large scale collaborative project commemorating lost women and girls. A week long workshop process generates a collection of sculptural costumes and culminates in a runway/catwalk performance dedicated to each lost girl represented. Supported by Culture Ireland, Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, Japan Foundation, Live Art Development Agency and British Council. Part of Louder Than Bombs – Art, Acton and Activism Project.

The FeMUSEum: Unpainted Ladies

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P1879 | Type: Publication

Carmelita Tropicana  / part of Trashing Performance commissioned by Performance Matters.

Dias & Riedweg: otherness and aesthetic experience in contemporary Brazilian art

Artist/Author: Beatrice Pimenta Velloso | Reference: P1873 | ISBN: 978-85-61022-61-7 | Type: Publication

Beatrice Pepper Velloso, visual artist and professor at the School of Fine Arts, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Language: Portuguese

One Day Symposium: Being Seen Being Heard (Part 3)

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1723 | Type: DVD

Being Seen Being Heard, Symposium at Sacred: Keeping the Faith, festival at Chelsea Theatre, London, 24-28 November 2011.

One Day Symposium: Being Seen Being Heard (Part 4) Long Table Discussion

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1724 | Type: DVD

Being Seen Being Heard, Symposium at Sacred: Keeping the Faith, festival at Chelsea Theatre, London, 24-28 November 2011.

One Day Symposium: Being Seen Being Heard (Part 1)

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1721 | Type: DVD

Being Seen Being Heard, Symposium at Sacred: Keeping the Faith, festival at Chelsea Theatre, London, 24-28 November 2011.

One Day Symposium: Being Seen Being Heard (Part 2)

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1722 | Type: DVD

Being Seen Being Heard, Symposium at Sacred: Keeping the Faith, festival at Chelsea Theatre, London, 24-28 November 2011.

How to See a Work of Art in Total Darkness

Artist/Author: Darby English | Reference: P1777 | ISBN: 9780262514934 | Type: Publication

Examines the integrative and interdisciplinary strategies of five contemporary artists stressing the ways in which their work at once reflects and alters our view of its informing context: the advent of postmodernity in late twentieth-century American art and culture.

Be Here Now

Artist/Author: Adam E Mendelsohn | Reference: A0437 | Type: Article

Adam E Mendelsohn article discussing the retrieval of history through re-enactment.

Body Art / Performing The Subject

Artist/Author: Amelia Jones | Reference: P0013 | Type: Publication

This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Fireball—Alternative Miss World 1995

Artist/Author: Andrew Logan | Reference: P0049 | Type: Publication

Unmarked, the politics of performance

Artist/Author: Peggy Phelan | Reference: P0118 | Type: Publication

An analysis of the fraught relation between political and representational visibility in contemporary culture.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433) and the Study Room Guide in Search of a Documentology by Marco Pustianaz (P1115) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

The Renaming Machine: The Book

Artist/Author: various | Editor: Suzana Milevska, Ivana Bago, Antonia Majaca | Reference: P1491 | ISBN: 9789616807029 | Type: Publication

Featuring Suzana Milevska, Ivana Bago, Antonia Majaca, Ivana Bago, Antonia Majaca, Magnus Bärtås Zdenko Bu ek Liljana Gjuzelova Igor Grubi Dejan Habicht/Tanja La eti Kalle Hamm Albert Heta Sasha Huber IRWIN Hristina Ivanoska Sanja Ivekovi Suzana Milevska MONUMENT Group Oliver Musovi Tanja Ostoji /David Rych Dan Perjovschi Lia Perjovschi Tadej Poga ar Georg Schöllhammer Dejan Spasovi Sa o Stanojkovi Mladen Stilinovi , Alexander Vaindorf, Aneta Vangeli

Talking Heads Screening Programme

Artist/Author: various | Reference: D1458 | Type: DVD

Curated by the Live Art Development Agency for Liveworks, at Performance Space Sydney 10 – 14 November 2010.

‘Talking Heads’ are short presentations by artists to camera about their practice and approaches to making. The ‘Talking Heads’ films are part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Comedy, Tragedy, and “Universal Structures”:

Artist/Author: Margherita Laera | Reference: A0324 | Type: Article

On Societas Raffaello Sanzio’s Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso.

Intensity of Affect - Performance, Actions, Installations

Artist/Author: Zoran Todorovic | Reference: P1428 | ISBN: 9788684773526 | Type: Publication

Retrospective of Zoran Todorović’s work in video and new media.

Serbian with English translation. includes leaflet of the work Assimilation 7 .

The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader

Editor: Amelia Jones | Reference: P0373 | ISBN: 0-415-26706-4 | Type: Publication

Collection of texts concerning a diversity of issues relating to feminism and visual cultures, arranged thematically and introduced by the editor. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Farafin a ni Toubabou - black and white ethical projects

Artist/Author: Adrien Sina | Reference: D1263 | Type: DVD

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An on-demand dvd, published by the Live Art Development Agency: Artist and theoretician Adrien Sina presents a compilation of film works and documentation taken from performances, instruction pieces and videos from 2005-2007.

This dvd contains eight works made on location in France, UK and Mali

Self/Image: technology, representation, and the contemporary subject - review

Artist/Author: Jennie Klein | Reference: A0264 | Type: Article

Review of Amelia Jones’ book.

The Connected Body?

Editor: Ric Allsopp & Scott de Lahunta | Reference: P1311 | ISBN: 90-71681-03-3 | Type: Publication

Amsterdam readings on the Arts and Arts Education. Drawing on contemporary practice and scholarship in the fields of dance, performance and installation art, theatre/archaeology, ethnography, holistic bodywork and the history of medicine, the collection provides insights into the body as a problematic site of performance and suggests a ‘new authenticity’ which equates both its phenomenological and representational aspects. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: On Falling by Amy Sharrocks (P2249).

Stay Cool

Artist/Author: Olafur Eliasson | Reference: D1226 | Type: DVD

Documents Olafur Eliasson’s installation The Weather Project.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Social Engagement and Participation by FrenchMottershead (P1290)

Olafur Eliasson: The Weather Project

Editor: Susan May | Reference: P1288 | ISBN: 1-85437-489-3 | Type: Publication

Installation publication.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Social Engagement and Participation by FrenchMottershead (P1290)