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Blood is such Clever Stuff

Artist/Author: Sarah-Jane Norman | Reference: A0608 | Type: Article

The artist shares insights of her performance-making.

Regina José Galindo

Artist/Author: Regina José Galindo | Reference: P2605 | ISBN: 978-88-6057-009-3 | Type: Publication

A book on Galindo’s performance work. Text in Italian, Spanish and English.

Sadaharu Horio

Editor: Anne-Sophie Dusselier | Reference: P2565 | ISBN: 978-94-611-7014-9 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of the exhibition at Axel Vervoordt Gallery (27 October – 3 December 2011).

Common Skin

Artist/Author: Daphne Pappers, Liesbeth Levy | Reference: P2531 | ISBN: 978-9078088677 | Type: Publication

This volume delve into the work of artist Myriam Mihindou from philosophical and practical standpoints.

Modern Pagans: An Investigation of Contemporary Pagan Practices

Artist/Author: V. Vale | Reference: P2527 | ISBN: 978-1889307107 | Type: Publication

An uncensored, comprehensive guide to Pagan practices around the world today.

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

Alice Anderson: From Dance to Sculpture

Artist/Author: Alice Anderson | Reference: P2480 | ISBN: 9780957402300 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of Alice Anderson's 'From Dance to Sculpture' exhibition.

Spirit + Flesh

Artist/Author: Fakir Musafar | Reference: P2455 | ISBN: 978-1892041579 | Type: Publication

Graphically illustrates a broad spectrum of physical experiences: bondage, sensory deprivation, tattooing, piercing, fetishes, body rituals and modifications from 1948 to 2002. Introduction by Mark Thompson

Frankly Speaking: a collection of essays, writings and rants

Artist/Author: Frank Moore | Reference: P2414 | ISBN: 9781495443381 | Type: Publication

A collection of prose by Frank Moore, covering from the late 1970s until the artist's death in 2013.

Male Trouble: Masculinity and the Performance of Crisis

Artist/Author: Fintan Walsh | Reference: P2409 | ISBN: 9780230579699 | Type: Publication

Male Trouble explores how Wetern masculinity has increasingly appeared as a troubled gender category in recent times, using a variety of performative case studies. Includes a chapter on work by Ron Athey and Franko B.

Performance Art from Asia

Editor: Sinead O' Donnell | Reference: P2403 | ISBN: 9789535610144 | Type: Publication

Documentation from the 'MY EARTH STAGLINEC' International meeting of artists in memory of 'Antonio G. Lauer', showcasing performance art work from around Asia.  Croatia, 2013. Curated by Sinead O'Donnell. Contributors: Sinead O' Donnell, Suzana Marjanic, Akiko Sato, Chumpon Apisuk, Chuyia Chia, Lee Wen, Makoto Maruyama, Miyako Narita, Vasan Sitthiket, Vichukorn Tangpaiboon, Tzu-chi-Yeh, Watan Wuma. 

Marina Abramović: Live Culture Talk

Artist/Author: Marina Abramović | Digital Reference: EF5098 | Type: Digital File

For over 20 years Marina Abramović has collected materials from film, dance, theatre, music, rituals and performance. For her lecture at Live Culture she wound through a personal visual archive of performance related materials focused around the performing body, its mental and physical limits.This documentation has since been presented with the permission of the artist as part of the Performance Matters, Performing Idea, Performance Lecture Archive; an interactive video archive housed at the Whitechapel Gallery between 2-9 October 2010. The archive looked at examples of the performance lecture as a form of artistic and critical expression and its potential to address a broad range of cultural issues and philosophical ideas.

Re/Search Modern Primitives

Editor: V. Vale, Andrea Juno | Reference: P2373 | ISBN: 978-0965046930 | Type: Publication

An anthropological inquiry into the revival of ancient human decoration practices such as symbolic/deeply personal tattooing, multiple piercings, and scarification

Joan Jonas: Timelines: Transparencies in a Dark Room

Artist/Author: Joan Jonas | Reference: P2376 | ISBN: 978-848977144-4 | Type: Publication

Publication on Joan Jonas’ experimental projects in the late sixties and early seventies

Traces

Artist/Author: Ana Mendieta | Editor: Stephanie Rosenthal | Reference: P2332 | ISBN: 978-185332-317-1 | Type: Publication

The first comprehensive survey of the artist's work to be presented in Great Britain

Gunter Brus: Bodyanalysis Actions 1964-1970

Artist/Author: Gunter Brus | Reference: D2115 | Type: DVD

DVD contains archive footage and photographs, English subtitles, booklet included. This item can be found in the locked glass cabinet.

The Forgotten History of the Affligare

Artist/Author: Aaron Williamson | Reference: P2229 | Type: Publication

a body of work related to The Affligare, a medieval European tribe of disabled mendicants, or ‘beggar cripples’

The Action Art of Hermann Nitsch From Past to Present

Artist/Author: Hermann Nitsch | Reference: D2091 | Type: DVD

overview of Nitsch's work – DVD-CD boxset. This item can be found in the locked glass cabinet.

Bodily Functions In Performance Study Room Guide

Artist/Author: Lois Keidan | Reference: P2195 | Type: Publication

Shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears is a new Study Room Guide compiled by Lois Keidan on the theme of bodily functions in performance. The Guide consists of notes from Lois Keidan's presentation for Blackmarket No 11 2008, with added images and recommendations for further research and study

Acorn

Artist/Author: Yoko Ono | Reference: P2180 | ISBN: 978-1-939293-23-7 | Type: Digital File

Almost 50 years since the publication of Ono’s conceptual instructions book, Grapefruit, Acorn is a collection of conceptual instructions and dot drawings, originally written for a website event and published here for the first time.

Brian Conolly, Artist’s Collection

Artist/Author: Brian Conolly | Digital Reference: EF5081 | Type: Digital File

Collection/selection of past works since 2000. Images, power point presentation, CV, biographic statement, review of market stall performance in Toronto by Natalie Loveless as part of International Festival of Performance. Power point presentation of images from 'In Place of Passing' project initiated by Conolly and facilitated by Beyond Etc.

The Wollstonecraft Live Experience!

Artist/Author: Anna Birch, Taey Iohe | Reference: P2170 | ISBN: 978-0-9568008-0-0 | Type: Publication

Part of the Anna Birch collection ‘Fragments to Monuments’, 1 x book, 3 x DVDs. Includes DVD

A Pageant of Great Women

Artist/Author: Anna Birch, Cicely Hamilton | Reference: D2064 | ISBN: 978-0-9568008-1-7 | Type: DVD

Part of the Anna Birch collection ‘Fragments to Monuments’, 1 x book, 3 x DVDs

Modern Witchcraft

Editor: Juan Bolivar | Reference: P2156 | Type: Publication

Exhibition of selected objects from the Cuming Museum collection, including the Lovett Collection of Superstitions. Modern Witchcraft is an exhibition, curated by Juan Bolivar, at the ASC gallery (London) that could also be called ancient and modern.

The Bruce Lacey Experience: Paintings, Sculptures, Installations and Performances

Artist/Author: Bruce Lacey, David Alan Mellor | Reference: P2129 | ISBN: 978-1-907208-28-7 | Type: Publication

He could be considered a latter-day English Dadaist, but Bruce Lacey's place in 20th-Century British Art is still uncharted and ill-attended to. He goes missing in critical accounts of mid- and late-century art and this short monograph is an attempt to remedy the omission by analysing his work in relation to the shifting cultural contexts of the period.

Body Art - The South Bank Show

Artist/Author: Ron Athey, Franko B, Orlan, and Fakir Musafar | Reference: V0225 | Digital Reference: EV0225 | Type: Digital File

Тelevision documentary. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

Great Lengths: Seven Works of Marathon Theater

Artist/Author: Jonathan Kalb | Reference: P2113 | ISBN: 978-0472117956 | Type: Publication

Kalb weaves his impressive historical knowledge of theatre into detailed descriptions of marathon productions he has seen and studied.

Reactor 2006-2011

Artist/Author: Reactor | Editor: Reactor | Reference: D2035 | Type: DVD

The Trivia of Eccentric England

Artist/Author: Uddin & Elsey, Anthony Schrag, Matthew Cowan, Walker & Bromwich | Editor: Amelia Beavis-Harrison, Alan amstrong | Reference: P2085 | Type: Publication

Franko B

Artist/Author: Franko B | Reference: P2013 | ISBN: 1901033554 | Type: Publication

Franko B' performance Work monograph with essays by Lois Keidan and Stuart Morgan, photos by Nicholas Sinclair. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

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.

W.A.M.A. – The Work as Movement Archive

Artist/Author: Serena Korda | Reference: D1967 | Type: DVD

Audio CD accompanying the homonymous catalogue (see REF. P2006 ) documenting the development of a performance project featuring an invented folk dance, a choral performance and a procession with costumes, puppet icons and music. I

W.A.M.A. – The Work as Movement Archive

Artist/Author: Serena Korda | Reference: P2006 | ISBN: 9780957370500 | Type: Publication

A catalogue documenting the development of a performance project featuring an invented folk dance, a choral performance and a procession with costumes, puppet icons and music. Includes a CD (see REF. D1967) and an essay by Sally O’Reilly.

Temple of Confessions – Mexican Beasts and Living Santos

Artist/Author: Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Roberto Sifuentes | Reference: D1966 | Type: DVD

Audio CD accompanying the publication Temple of Confessions (see REF. P2002), a confessional mail-in post-card, and a temporary tattoo. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Temple of Confessions – Mexican Beasts and Living Santos

Artist/Author: Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Roberto Sifuentes | Reference: P2002 | ISBN: 9781576870044 | Type: Publication

The book includes an audio CD (see REF. D1966), a confessional mail-in post-card, and a temporary tattoo. Texts by Ruben Martinez, Roger Bartra, Ana Castillo, Juan Felipe Herrera, Ed Morales, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Roberto Sifuentes, and others.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Warrior for Gringostrika

Artist/Author: Guillermo Gómez-Peña | Reference: P1995 | ISBN: 9781555971991 | Type: Publication

A collection of essays, manifestos, performance texts and poetry.

The New World Border – Prophesies, Poems & Loqueras for the End of the Century

Artist/Author: Guillermo Gómez-Peña | Reference: P1989 | ISBN: 9780872863132 | Type: Publication

Collection of essays poems, and performance texts exploring the notion of hybrid culture.

The Artist is Present

Artist/Author: Marina Abramovic | Reference: D1895 | Type: DVD

Feature-length documentary film following Marina Abramovic as she prepares for a major retrospective of her work, taking place at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Study Room Guide: Making Routes, Journeys in Live Art

Artist/Author: David Overend | Reference: P1964 | Type: Publication

This Study Room Guide is concerned with journeys as an emerging trend in Live Art. A significant number of artists, practitioners and companies are currently incorporating travel into their work and using journeys in a variety of different ways.

Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art

Editor: Suzanne Lacey | Reference: P1950 | ISBN: 978-0941920308 | Type: Publication

A critical framework for understanding and interpreting the new public art that has emerged over the last two decades. Featuring twelve essays from editor Suzanne Lacy: and eleven eminent artists, curators, and critics. Chapters titled as follows: An Unfashionable Audience, Public Constructions, Connective Aesthetics: Art After Individualism, To Search for the Good and Make It Matter, From Art-mageddon to Gringostroika: A Manifesto against Censorship, Looking Around: Where We Are, Where We Could Be, Whose Monument Where? Public Art in a Many-Cultured Society, Common Work, by Jeff Kelley, Success and Failure When Art Changes, Word of Honor, Debated Territory. This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).

Show images booklets

Artist/Author: Raimund Hoghe | Reference: P1914 | Type: Publication

6 booklets of photographs from Raimund Hoghe performances. Accompanying DVDs also available ref: D1864