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Creating Ourselves: Works from the ISelf Collection

Editor: Emily Butler and Candy Stobbs | Reference: P3323 | ISBN: 978-0854882571 | Type: Publication

From Surrealist selfies to feminist self-portraiture, the ISelf Collection explores identity and the human condition through the central themes of birth, death, sexuality, love, pain and joy. Taking the display of the collection at Whitechapel Gallery as its springboard, this book looks generally at the question of the self in modern and contemporary art, and the ways in which artists are thinking about being and identity as an individual, in relation to others, to society and the wider world.

Monica Mayer: When in Doubt ... Ask - A Retrocollective Exhibit

Editor: Ekaterina Alvarez Romero | Reference: P2957 | ISBN: 978-8416282562 | Type: Publication

This is the first book on Mexican artist’s broad range of production, bringing together two- and three-dimensional works, records of actions, sound and film recordings and archival materials, enabling a reading of Mayer’s place in the construction of feminist practice in Mexico. In Spanish and English.

Reading Room companion

Editor: Anna Faherty | Reference: P2902 | ISBN: 9780957028555 | Type: Publication

Consisting of a rare and valuable collection of diverse curiosities acquired by and for Henry Wellcome with a great variety of books: a compendium of inspiring and intriguing insights from Wellcome Collection and the Wellcome Library.

Diamonds and Toads

Artist/Author: The Girls | Digital Reference: EF5134 | Type: Digital File

Video recordings of performance presented as part an extensive programme curated by Lois Keidan and Aaron Wright (Live Art Development Agency) entitled “Just Like A Woman”, composed of lectures, performances, readings, installations, screenings, workshops and debates on performance of identity, is fully dedicated to the impact of performance on feminist histories and the contribution of artists to discourses around contemporary gender politics.  From the 19th edition of the City of Women (Mesto žensk) festival – 2-13 October 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia – entitled “Let’s create a place for ourselves” on public space and politics.

Imaging Her Erotics: Carolee Schneemann: Essays, Interviews, Projects

Artist/Author: Carolee Schneemann | Reference: P0346 | ISBN: 0 262 19459 7 | Type: Publication

Monographic publication on Carolee Scheemann. Includes interviews (by L. Montano, K. Haug, Carl Heyward, Aviva Rahmani) with Schneemann; as well as excerpts from journals, diaries, notes and lectures by Schneemann. Contributions by: Kristine Stiles, Robert C. Morgan, Jay Murphy, Robert Riley, David Levi Strauss. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Shakti

Artist/Author: George Chakravarthi | Reference: V0411 | Type: Video

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

Prodigal Son – Traces of a Disciple Astray; God Made Me a Boy

Artist/Author: Qasim Riza Shaheen | Reference: P2056 | Type: Publication

Miscellaneous text and images documenting a series of works and self portraits by the artist. In large folder.

Gillian Wearing

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Whitechapel Gallery | Reference: P1886 | ISBN: 978-1-905464-52-4 | Type: Publication

Catalogue from the Gillian Wearing exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery London 2012 providing an overview of the artists works from 1992-2010. See also: D1856 Gillian Wearing DVD

Selected Works

Artist/Author: George Chakravarthi | Digital Reference: DB0079 | Type: Digital File

George Chakravarthi, Selected Works, Aradhana – The Wish, The Longing, Remotecontrol, Shakti, Olympia, Genesis. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

Talking Heads: George Chakravarthi

Artist/Author: George Chakravarthi | Digital Reference: DB0080 | Type: Digital File

'Talking Heads' are short presentations by artists to camera about their practice and approaches to making. The 'Talking Heads' films are part of the Agency's 'Documentation Bank' Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists' 'Talking Heads' films, documentation of artists' works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

The Tyranny of the Transparent

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Frances Barrow | Reference: P1422 | Type: Publication

Booklet documenting the homonymous exhibition. Intro by Maayan Amir.

Unseen

Artist/Author: George Chakravarthi | Reference: D1139 | Type: DVD

a collection of Chakravarthi's early photographic self-portraits. Mostly unseen and made with low costs and in low conditions, he speaks about them for the first time and reveals how and why these early portraits were created and informed his current artistic practice. In conversation with Andrew Mitchelson, Chakravarthi talks about his early influences and experiences of being raised in India, childhood experiences in London and being an outsider in both cultures. An on-demand dvd, published by Live Art Development Agency, 2009, DVD-PAL, 65 minutes. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

Aradhana, Last Supper, Barflies, Shakti and Genesis

Artist/Author: George Chakravarthi | Reference: V0593 | Digital Reference: EV0593 | Type: Digital File

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

George Chakravarthi Third Sex

Artist/Author: George Chakravarthi | Reference: P0324 | ISBN: 1 899926 11 9 | Type: Publication

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

Shakti and all other work

Artist/Author: George Chakravarthi | Reference: V0524 | Digital Reference: EV0524 | Type: Digital File

Includes: Shakti, Aradhana, A blend of Red and Blue, Genesis, Remotecontrol, The Last Supper (live), Barflies – Clips of – , Maureen, Claire, Jasmine. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195) and the Study Room Guide: The More You Ignore Me The Closer I Get by Robert Pacitti (P1100)

Woman with Head

Artist/Author: Orlan | Reference: V0081 | Digital Reference: EV0081 | Type: Digital File

This Is My Body…

Artist/Author: Orlan | Reference: V0082 | Digital Reference: EV0082 | Type: Digital File