Zine of the project documenting and tracing the Ambedkarite movement in the 1970s.
Each essay shares two fundamental premises. First, that the oppression of gays and lesbians is not an isolated case, and therefore their struggle is necessarily part of a larger movement for social liberation. And, second, that the experience of gays and lesbians uphold the basic tenets of a foundational Marxism, and that they are uniquely placed to contribute to a revitalisation of Marxist theory.
A supplement in St Helen’s Star, sharing and documenting the project which has been taking place in the town since for 12 years.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
The essential reader for today's creative leaders and cultural practitioners, including original contributions by artists, scholars, activists, critics, curators and writers who examine the historical precedent of South Africa; the current cultural boycott of Israel; freedom of speech and self-censorship; and long-distance activism. It is about consequences and causes of cultural boycott.
Authors offer ways to fight today's pervasive digital surveillance — the collection of our data by governments, corporations, advertisers, and hackers. To the toolkit of privacy protecting techniques and projects, they propose adding obfuscation: the deliberate use of ambiguous, confusing, or misleading information to interfere with surveillance and data collection projects.
In miscellaneous folder 6.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Kids (P3091).
Groys explores art in the age of the thingless medium, the internet. He claims that if the techniques of mechanical reproduction gave us objects without aura, digital production generates aura without objects, transforming all its materials into vanishing markers of the transitory present.
Performing Borders: A Study Room Guide on physical and conceptual borders within Live Art.
Various issues, 2009-2016 + two flyers.
This engaging study examines the issue of crisis in European performance since the collapse of global financial markets in 2008. The book’s chapters examine diverse performances of crisis primarily in three cities with a loaded past and present for Europe, as idea and geopolitical reality: London, Athens and Berlin.
This is the first anthology to bring together artist’s writings and conversations about queer practice, describing and examining the ways in which they have used the concept of queer as a site of political and institutional critique, as a framework to develop new families and histories, as a spur to action and as a basis from which to declare inassimilable difference.
Between 17/09 and 4/10 2009, the artist invited a musician, an unemployed person, a squatter, a protester, an activist, an artist, a racist and an anti-racist, and others, to spend a day in the Künstlerhaus Bethanien. This book was published in conjunction with the exhibition and documents each individual’s daylong occupation of the gallery space.
A revised and expanded version of a special issue of the journal October (Winter 1997) that was devoted to the work of the Situationist International (SI). The first section of the issue contained previously unpublished critical texts, and the second section contained translations of primary texts that had previously been unavailable in English.
Generally recognized as the most comprehensive and accurately translated collection of situationist writings in English, this book presents a rich variety of articles, leaflets, graffiti and internal documents, ranging from early experiments in “psychogeography” to lucid analyses of the Watts riot, the Vietnam War, the Prague Spring, the Chinese Cultural Revolution and other crises and upheavals of the sixties.
How 1960s African American artists and many of their sympathetic peers addressed the struggle for racial justice in powerful works of art is examined across a pivotal decade.
Examined Life explores the way we see the world and philosophy’s ability to influence it
Highlights from the artist’s first UK solo exhibition at Rivington Place.
Series of postcards as part of the UPRISING project and its accompanying documentation, EVIDENCE. From January 2008 to December 2008, Nicole Garneau embarked on twelve monthly performances broadly exploring the practice of revolution – UPRISING,. Performances were directed by Nicole Garneau and co-created by Nicole and performers. Events had the purpose of being live, public, temporal, and participatory stagings of possibilities for a humane world, and were marked by a commitment to flexible structure and sense of humor.Site specific, activism.
Catalogue and study on cultural rebellion in Syria. Language: English and Arabic