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Ways of Getting Classy

Artist/Author: Kelly Green | Reference: P3587 | Type: Publication

A toolkit of methodologies; part of Let's Get Classy: the Study Room Guide on Live Art, class and cultural privilege.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041) 

Education for Socially Engaged Art: A Materials and Techniques Handbook

Artist/Author: Pablo Helguera | Reference: P3154 | ISBN: 978-1934978597 | Type: Publication

Drawn from empirical and extensive experience and research, the book provides a curriculum and framework for thinking about the complexity of socially engaged practices. Locating the methodologies of this work in between disciplines, Helguera draws on histories of performance, pedagogy, sociology, ethnography, linguistics, community and public practices.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and class and cultural privilege. (P3152)
 

Revolting Subjects: Social Abjection and Resistance in Neoliberal Britain

Artist/Author: Imogen Tyler | Reference: P3156 | ISBN: 978-1848138513 | Type: Publication

Explores the processes through which specific populations are figured as 'revolting' as well as the practices through which these populations 'revolt' against their subjectification.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and class and cultural privilege. (P3152)
 

9.5 Theses on Art and Class : And Other Writings

Artist/Author: Ben Davis | Reference: P3153 | ISBN: 978-1608462681 | Type: Publication

Seeks to show how a clear understanding of class makes sense of what is at stake in a broad number of contemporary art's most persistent debates, from definitions of political art, to the troubled status of “outsider” and street art, to the question of how we maintain faith in art itself in a dysfunctional world.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and class and cultural privilege. (P3152)

A Good Night Out: Popular Theatre; Audience, Class and Form

Artist/Author: John McGrath | Reference: P3155 | ISBN: 978-1854593702 | Type: Publication

The classic manifesto on popular theatre by the founder of the 7:84 Theatre Companies. Looking at the ways different classes take their entertainment, he puts the case for what theatre could be doing for the populace instead of walling itself up in subsidised fortresses for the well-to-do.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and class and cultural privilege. (P3152)
 

Let’s Get Classy: Live Art, class and cultural privilege

Artist/Author: Kelly Green | Reference: P3152 | Type: Publication

Study Room Guide created as part of a research residency, exploring Live Art practices and methodologies when working with those who re excluded through economic and social barriers.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Popular Culture and Gender Issues in Miwa Yanagi’s Art Practice

Artist/Author: Krestina Skirl | Reference: A0712 | Type: Article

 A critical approach towards images of identity and femininity currently circulating in Japanese popular culture.

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

Staging Age: The Performance of Age in Theatre, Dance, and Film

Editor: Valerie Barnes Lipscomb and Leni Marshall | Reference: P3147 | ISBN: 978-0230623651 | Type: Publication

This text explores how performers offer conscious-and unconscious-portrayals of the spectrum of age to their audiences. It considers a variety of media, including theatre, film, dance, advertising, and television, and offers critical foundations for research and course design, sound pedagogical approaches, and analyses.

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

Ageing Artfully: Older People and Professional Participatory Arts in the UK

Artist/Author: David Cutler | Reference: P3150 | ISBN: 978-1-906172-06-0 | Type: Publication

The report looks at the history of the movement and puts it in a policy context; 120 case studies of organisations were identified and numerous examples of all art forms; especially dance, drama, music, singing and the visual arts. 

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

Hiking the Horizontal: Field Notes from a Choreographer

Artist/Author: Liz Lerman | Reference: P3148 | ISBN: 978-0819574367 | Type: Publication

In this wide-ranging collection of essays and articles, Lerman reflects on her life-long exploration of dance as a vehicle for human insight and understanding of the world around us.

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

Cut with the Kitchen Knife: Weimar Photomontages of Hannah Hoch

Artist/Author: Maud Lavin | Reference: P3149 | ISBN: 978-0300061642 | Type: Publication

Investigates the multilayered social construction of femininity in the mass culture of Weimar Germany, focusing on the photomontages of the avant-garde artist Hannah Hoch. 

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

Out of Time: The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing

Artist/Author: Lynne Segal | Reference: P3143 | ISBN: 978-1781681398 | Type: Publication

In the footsteps of Simone de Beauvoir, Looks at many of the issues facing the aged – the war of the generations and baby-boomer bashing, the politics of desire, the diminished situation of the older woman, the space on the left for the presence and resistance of the old, the problems of dealing with loss and mortality, and how to find victory in survival.

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

My Body, The Buddhist

Artist/Author: Deborah Hay | Reference: P3144 | ISBN: 978-0819563286 | Type: Publication

One of the most revealing accounts of what art creation entails and the ways in which the body, the center of our aesthetic knowledge of the world, can be regarded as our most informed teacher. 

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

Staging Ageing: Theatre, Performance, and the Narrative of Decline

Artist/Author: Michael Mangan | Reference: P3146 | ISBN: 978-1783200139 | Type: Publication

Drawing primarily on the Western dramatic canon, on contemporary British theatre, on popular culture, and on paratheatrical practices, the book investigates theatrical engagement with aging from the Greek chorus to Reminiscence Theatre.

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

Performance and Community: Commentary and Case Studies

Editor: Caoimhe McAvinchey | Reference: P3145 | ISBN: 978-1408146422 | Type: Publication

Through case studies, this edited collection gives access to some of the leading organisations in the field, examining their creative processes and placing them in their historical context. In parallel, a series of interviews with individual artists explores their approaches and how they are re-shaped by the communities that they encounter.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)

Global Activism: Art and Conflict in the 21st Century

Editor: Peter Weibel | Reference: P3137 | ISBN: 978-0262526890 | Type: Publication

Describes and documents politically inspired art — global art practices that draw attention to grievances and demand the transformation of existing conditions through actions, demonstrations, and performances in public space. Includes essays by leading thinkers, images of art objects, illustrations, documents, and other material as well as case studies by artists and activists.

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

Critical Landscapes: Art, Space, Politics

Editor: Emily Eliza Scott and Kirsten Swenson | Reference: P3132 | ISBN: 978-0520285491 | Type: Publication

One of the first comprehensive treatments of land use in contemporary art, the collection surveys the stakes and concerns of recent land-based practices, outlining the art historical contexts, methodological strategies, and geopolitical phenomena. 

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

Coming of Age: Arts Practice With Older People In Private And Domestic Spaces

Artist/Author: Caoimhe McAvinchey | Reference: A0710 | Type: Article

What are the implications of arts practice in people's home or private rooms in residential care? What new understandings do they reveal about innovations in form, artistic labour practices and cultural organisations' capacity? This article examines these questions through two projects.

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.

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).
 

Nothing to Lose but Our Fear: Activism and Resistance in Dangerous Times

Artist/Author: Fiona Jeffries | Reference: P3124 | ISBN: 978-1783604142 | Type: Publication

Delivers a counter blow to the rampant culture of fear fuelled by the likes of CNN, Fox and the Daily Mail. Exploring contemporary and historical manifestations of this controlling force, the conversations in this collection go beyond just scrutinizing what constitutes rational versus irrational fear, or identifying ways in which human fears are manipulated by political players. They reveal how fear antagonizes and changes our subjectivity and, crucially, how the political use of fear has been resisted in different times and places, by different people across the globe.

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

Of Bridges & Borders: Vol. II

Editor: Sigismond de Vajay | Reference: P3136 | ISBN: 978-3037642634 | Type: Publication

Anthropologists, writers, philosophers, artists, sociologists and architects from around the world voice their views of the challenges facing society today. The content ranges from anecdotes to complex research projects. In Spanish and English.

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

The Contemporary, The Common: Art in a Globalizing World

Artist/Author: Chantal Pontbriand | Reference: P3131 | ISBN: 978-3943365481 | Type: Publication

*currently unavailable*

Examines themes of being-in-common in today's world and their relation to the development of art practices. As these practices are implemented, other ways of seeing, understanding, and making appear.

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

Precarious Lives: Waiting and Hope in Iran

Artist/Author: Shahram Khosravi | Reference: P3127 | ISBN: 978-0812248876 | Type: Publication

Attempts to reconcile the paradoxes of Iranians' everyday life in the first decade of the twenty-first century. 

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

What We Made: Conversations on Art and Social Cooperation

Artist/Author: Tom Finkelpearl | Reference: P3119 | ISBN: 978-0822352891 | Type: Publication

Examines the activist, participatory, coauthored aesthetic experiences being created in contemporary art.  In a series of fifteen conversations, artists comment on their experiences working cooperatively, joined at times by colleagues from related fields, including social policy, architecture, art history, urban planning, and new media.

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

Latifa Echakhch

Editor: Florence Derieux | Reference: P3114 | ISBN: 978-3037642009 | Type: Publication

The artist investigates cultural transfer and displaced identity through installation, sculpture, video and performance, culturally stereotyping artefacts such as flagpoles, Moroccan tea glasses and India ink in her art. Exhibition catalogue.

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

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.
 

Performance in Place of War

Artist/Author: James Thompson, Jenny Hughes and Michael Balfour | Reference: P3134 | ISBN: 978-1906497149 | Type: Publication

The book looks at theatre and performances that often occur quite literally as bombs are falling, as well as during times of ceasefire and in the aftermath of hostilities. Includes interviews with artists, short play extracts, and photographs.

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

Magic Me’s Artists Residencies in Care Homes Programme report

Artist/Author: Caoimhe McAvinchey | Reference: P3141 | Type: Publication

Phase 1 report on the project which seeks to challenge ageist attitudes that, being old, residents will not wish to enjoy up-to-date work, and provides care home residents with access to top level arts experiences, even if they are physically or mentally frail.

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

Rooms with a View: Disrupting and Developing Narratives of Community through Intergenerational Arts

Artist/Author: Caoimhe McAvinchey | Reference: P3142 | ISBN: 978-0-9538680-3-2 | Type: Publication

Documents and examines the two year collaborative project with over 200 participants from Tower Hamlets, which culminated in the creation of Speak As You Find, an intergenerational site-specific performance created in Autumn 2015.
Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)

Performative monuments: The rematerialisation of public art

Artist/Author: Mechtild Widrich | Reference: P3138 | ISBN: 978-0719095917 | Type: Publication

How did performance artists of the '60s and '70s, famous for their opposition both to lasting art and the political establishment, become the foremost monument builders of the '80s, '90s and today? This book argues that the centrality of performance to monuments and indeed public art in general rests not on its ephemerality or anti-authoritarian rhetoric, but on its power to build interpersonal bonds both personal and social.

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).

A Field Guide for Female Interrogators

Artist/Author: Coco Fusco | Reference: P3120 | ISBN: 978-1583227800 | Type: Publication

Combining an art project with critical commentary, Fusco addresses the role of women in the war on terror and explores how female sexuality is being used as a weapon against Islamic terrorists. Using details drawn from actual accounts of detainee treatment in US military prisons, Fusco conceives a field guide of instructional drawings that prompts questions regarding the moral dilemma of torture in general and the use of female sexuality specifically.

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

Seeing Power

Artist/Author: Nato Thompson | Reference: P3135 | ISBN: 978-1612190440 | Type: Publication

A fog of information and images has flooded the world: from advertising, television, radio and film to the information glut produced by the new economy. With the rise of social networking, contemporaries, peers and friends are all suddenly selling us the ultimate product: themselves. Thompson interrogates the implications of these developments for those dedicated to socially engaged art and activism. 

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).

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).
 

Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move

Artist/Author: Reece Jones | Reference: P3125 | ISBN: 978-1784784713 | Type: Publication

Jones travels the border regions of the world, documenting the billions of dollars spent on border security projects, and their dire consequences for the majority of the people in the world. 

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

Fiction Reconstructed: Eastern Europe, Post-Socialism & the Retro-Avant-Garde

Artist/Author: Marina Grzinic | Reference: P3122 | ISBN: 978-3852661537 | Type: Publication

A radical theorization of a particular (Eastern European) position / repoliticization, this book offers a very detailed inquiry into specific Post-Socialist art and media strategies.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Emily Jacir: Europa

Editor: Emily Jacir and Omar Kholeif | Reference: P3123 | ISBN: 978-3791354842 | Type: Publication

This book focuses on this award-winning artist's relationship to Europe and the Mediterranean and explores how one relates to a particular place. Published to accompany exhibitions at the Whitechapel Gallery (Sept 2015 – Jan 2016) and IMMA (Oct-Dec 2016).Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

‘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).

Acting Together Volume I: Resistance and Reconciliation in Regions of Violence

Editor: Cynthia E. Cohen, Roberto Gutiérrez Varea, Polly O. Walker | Reference: P3116 | ISBN: 978-0981559391 | Type: Publication

A series on Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict, describing peacebuilding performances in regions beset by violence and internal conflicts. The first volume emphasizes the role theatre and ritual play both in the midst and in the aftermath of direct violence.

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

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).