An exploration of what it means to be fabulous—and why eccentric style, fashion, and creativity are more political than ever.
An extraordinary response to the artist's experiences within the mental health system. Published in an edition of 200, with each copy personalised by Lucy.
Intended to help cultural organisations and their governing bodies meet ethical and reputational challenges with a greater sense of confidence, this report stems from a What Next? discussion about the difficult situations organisations can find themselves in when an action sparks controversy, for example, the presentation of a divisive piece of work, or a contentious sponsorship deal.
This memoir spans Abramovic's five decade career, and tells a life story that is almost as exhilarating and extraordinary as her groundbreaking performance art.
Exhibition catalogue; comprises essays and a section containing documents, hitherto unpublished interviews and a gallery discussion. Exhibition: 27 January – 1 May 2017, Museum Tinguely, Basel.
The London-based artist whose family immigrated to England from Russia discusses naming, identity, place and memory in relation to her work, and how we are all each other’s archives and legacies.
What is the quality of participation in contemporary art and performance? Fair Play: Art, Performance and Neoliberalism explores this question through the work of important contemporary artists and organizations including Marcus Coates, Phil Collins, Jeremy Deller, Michael Landy, Grayson Perry, Rachel Whiteread, Lone Twin, Punchdrunk, Tate Modern and the National Theatre.
This book presents a theory of audience participation in the theatre, based on the importance of the moment of invitation and how an event changes character when such an invitation is made.
Shiro Masuyama and Sinéad O'Donnell drive from Tokyo to Fukushima tracking the level of radiation. The hot spots are in and around regular places; highways, playgrounds and some as far out as a UFO museum.
Written by Simon Casson, producer of Duckie, this is a polemic letter responding to the consultation towards the McMaster Review for James Purnell and the Department of Culture Media and Sport, condemnning the state of art-funding.
Endurance was a three-day programme of screenings, performances and exhibition exploring the physical and mental limits of human experience (24 April – 26 June 2008 at VIVID, Birmingham). This forder includes flyers, programme and booklet with programme notes and texts by Tracey Warr, Kay Winwood, Deborah Kermode.
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.
Collection of essays.
An investigation of doubt, risk, and testimony through performance art process in relation to systems of legal justice
Performed at In Between Time festival, Arnolfini, Bristol, 2013.
Trashing Performance event programme. In miscellaneous folder 3.
A Girl Skipping was devised and premiered in 1990.
Part of the Trashing Performance programme – the second year of Performance Matters – 25-29th October 2011.
This anthology of essays, images and dialogues exploring contemporary art’s engagements with risk–physical, social, political and aesthetic–brings readers into the conference from which the book takes its title, a third annual collaboration between the Getty Research Institute and the Southern California Consortium of Art Schools (SoCCAS).
A set of essays on Live Art exploring the learning possibilities and partnership opportunities for artists and schools.
The articles in this issue ask questions such as; what do artists have to offer young people in projects brokered by galleries or other art organisations? Which artists choose this sort of work, and how does it relate to the rest of their practice? What kind of meditation is required in different contexts?
A large format and graphically bold publication that goes to the very heart of contemporary debate about the responsibility and function of the arts and of artists in society today.
Platform Study Room Guide (P1820). This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
Critical text on Andy Kaufman, includes photographs.
Specialist lawyer Jakob Braeuer in conversation with Tea Tupajic, Joanna Warsza.
DIY zine given out by the artists during their performance of Kein Applaus fuer Scheisse at In Between Time, Bristol 2013.