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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.

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. 

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)

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