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Six Monologues

Artist/Author: Jeff McMahon | Reference: P3575 | ISBN: 9781387322961 | Type: Publication

Collects six of McMahon's works that span across socio-political, queer and historical frames of discourse: Discontents, Scatter, City Of God, Heel, Honorable Discharge, Failure to Thrive (we small hours). 

Radio Ballet

Artist/Author: LIGNA | Reference: D2289 | Type: DVD

Around 500 participants – usual radio listeners, no dancers or actors – were invited to enter the Leipzig train station, equipped with cheap, portable radios and earphones. By means of these devices they could listen to a radio program consisting of a choreography suggesting permitted and forbidden gestures (to beg, to sit or lie down on the floor etc.). 

Public 53: Mega-Event Cities

Editor: Peter Dickinson, Kirsty Johnston, and Keren Zaiontz | Reference: P2996 | ISBN: 0845-4450 | Type: Publication

Leading scholars, artists, and activists examine the role of the arts in articulating the social agendas of urban mega-events like Olympic Games and World Expos.

 

Art and the Law: Public Order

Editor: Index on Censorship and Vivarta | Reference: A0670 | Type: Publication

Part of a series of law packs intended to address questions about legal limits related to free expression and the arts.

Forward by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti.

The Faceless Project

Artist/Author: Manu Luksch | Reference: D1651 | Type: DVD

Uses CCTV images obtained under the terms of the UK Data Protection Act as ‘legal readymades’. See also D1802, Faceless film, 2007.

Orchestra of Anxiety

Artist/Author: Manu Luksch and Mukul Patel | Reference: D1653 | Type: DVD

A collection of instruments that deploy security and surveillance technologies in unusual and playful contexts, prompting visitors to reflect on their personal sense of security and their relationship with public fears (of petty crime, terrorism, etc.). The first instrument to be built is a steel harp with strings of razor wire, which requires the harpist to wear protective gauntlets to play it.

Unattended Baggage

Artist/Author: Richard Dedomenici | Digital Reference: DB0077 | Type: Digital File

Embedded Art - Art in the Name of Security

Editor: Olaf Arndt, Moritz von Rappard, Janneke Schönenbach, Cecilia Wee | Reference: P1198 | ISBN: 978-3-941560-09-3 | Type: Publication

Catalogue is accompanying the homonymous exhibition. 24 January – 22 March 2009.