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Freaks

Artist/Author: Tod Browning | Reference: D2236 | Type: DVD

Now regarded as a landmark film but virtually disowned by MGM when it was first produced, Browning’s film, set in a travelling circus, works as an old-fashioned morality play against avarice. Browning used a collection of handicapped actors and performers for the circus community, which initially welcomes the beautiful trapeze artist Cleopatra into their group when she marries midget circus owner, Hans.

60 minutes.

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

This Is Not A Book

Artist/Author: Keri Smith | Reference: P3094 | ISBN: 978-1846144448 | Type: Publication

This Is Not a Book will engage readers by having them define everything a book can be by asking, ‘If it’s not a book, what is it then?’ – with a kaleidoscope of possible answers.

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

Programme for a Proletarian Children’s Theatre

Artist/Author: Walter Benjamin | Reference: A0705 | Type: Article

In miscellaneous folder 6.

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

How to be an Explorer of the World

Artist/Author: Keri Smith | Reference: P3092 | ISBN: 978-0241953884 | Type: Publication

Artists and scientists analyse the world around them in surprisingly similar ways, by observing, collecting, documenting, analyzing, and comparing. In this guided journal, readers are encouraged to explore their world as both artists and scientists.

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

The New Human catalogue

Reference: P3111 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of the eponymous film and video-based exhibition; Moderna Museet Malmö 21/5/2016-5/3/2017

In Swedish and English.

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

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).

What’s the Use?: Constellations of Art, History and Knowledge - A Critical Reader

Editor: Jorinde Seijdel, Steven Ten Thije, Nick Aikens, Thomas Lange | Reference: P3109 | ISBN: 978-9492095121 | Type: Publication

This publication takes as a starting point the premise that art is best understood in dialogue with the social sphere, and examines how the exchange between art, knowledge and use has historically been set up and played out.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Mine-Haha: Or, on the Bodily Education of Young Girls

Artist/Author: Frank Wedekind | Reference: P3095 | ISBN: 978-1843914556 | Type: Publication

At once a dystopian fantasy and a critique of sexual norms, this novella describes a unique boarding  institution for girls – part idyllic refuge, part prison – where pupils are trained only in the physical arts of movement, dance and music, before issuing into an adult world for which they have (unwittingly) been prepared. Presented alongside two rare, complementary short fictional pieces: The Burning of Egliswyl and The Sacrificial Lamb.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Kids (P3091).

Assemblage: An Art Series on Identity, Memory, and Displacement

Editor: Nisha Sajnani | Reference: A0709 | Type: Article

Assemblage reflects interdisciplinary aesthetic practices that call attention to displacement as a disruption in the continuity of place, relationships, identity, movement, memory, and time resulting in a collage of preserved artefacts and mediated possibilities.

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).

Haircuts by Children, and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

Artist/Author: Darren O'Donnell | Reference: P3097 | ISBN: 978-1552453377 | Type: Publication

A practical proposal for the inclusion of children in as many realms as possible, not only as an expression of their rights, but as a way to intervene in the world and to disrupt the stark economic inequalities perpetuated by the status quo.

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

This book is not currently available.

Wreck This Journal: To Create is to Destroy, Now With Even More Ways to Wreck!

Artist/Author: Keri Smith | Reference: P3093 | ISBN: 978-0141976143 | Type: Publication

Through a series of creatively and quirkily illustrated prompts, Smith encourages journalers to engage in “destructive” acts – poking holes through pages, adding photos and defacing them, painting with coffee, colouring outside the lines, and more – in order to experience the true creative process.

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

Integration Impossible?: The Politics of Migration in the Artwork of Tanja Ostojic

Editor: Marina Grzinic and Tanja Ostojic | Reference: P3106 | ISBN: 978-3981255263 | Type: Publication

Artist book published as a follow up to the eponymous exhibition; the book presents around 20 art projects realised between 2000 and 2008.

Kunstpavilion Innsbruck, 19 September – 8 November 2008.

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

Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza

Artist/Author: Gloria Anzaldua | Reference: P3110 | ISBN: 978-1879960855 | Type: Publication

Rooted in Anzaldua’s experience as a Chicana, a lesbian, an activist, and a writer, the essays and poems in this volume profoundly challenge how we think about identity. Borderelands remaps our understanding of what a “border” is, presenting it not as a simple divide between here and there, us and them, but as a psychic, social, and cultural terrain that we inhabit, and that inhabits all of us.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Oogly Boogly

Artist/Author: Guy Dartnell, Tom Morris, Emma Gladstone | Reference: D2235 | Type: DVD

What happens when a 12-18 month old is let loose in a soft, safe space with someone who follows and reflects their every sound, move and mood? The interaction between babies, performers and the audience of parents and carers is what makes this an utterly unpredictable event.

Includes a 10 minute edit and a video of the 45 minute performance a the 2005 Melbourne Festival.

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

Acting Together Volume II: Building Just and Inclusive Communities

Editor: Cynthia E. Cohen, Roberto Gutiérrez Varea, Polly O. Walker | Reference: P3117 | ISBN: 978-1613320006 | Type: Publication

A series on Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict, describing peacebuilding performances in regions beset by violence and internal conflicts. The second volume focuses on the transformative power of performance in regions fractured by “subtler” forms of structural violence and social exclusion.

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

Acting Up

Artist/Author: Sarah Khan | Reference: A0708 | Type: Article

Action art in Berlin’s government district, from Christoph Schlingensief to the Center for Political Beauty.

In misc folder 7.

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