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Gentlemen

Author: David Farringdon | Digital Reference: EF5386

“A truthful picture of a taboo subject in an unbiased way.”

15 mins.

LADA Presents: Neil Bartlett and Nancy Reilly in conversation

Digital Reference: EF5384

Documentation of the event marking World AIDS Day. Included a screening of Ron Vawter’s performance at the ICA in 1993 as part of LIFT and a conversation between Neil Bartlett and Nancy Reilly.

F U T U R E R I T U A L Film night

Digital Reference: EF5378

Documentation of the evening which featured a screening of short films and performance documentation by artists working around ritual, performance and queer futurity.

Our Fatal Magic

Author: Tai Shani | Reference: P4111 | ISBN: 978-1907222818

Feminist science fiction that anticipates a post-patriarchal future.

 

 

Virus

Author: Linda Stupart | Reference: P4108 | ISBN: 9870992674786

A heady brew of feminist critique of the art world and extreme body horror.

An Apartment on Uranus

Author: Paul B. Preciado | Reference: P4104 | ISBN: 978-1-913097-07-3

Recounts Preciado’s transformation from Beatriz into Paul B., and examines other processes of political, cultural and sexual transition.

Support

Author: Cindy Crabb | Digital Reference: EF5356

A document showing ways to prevent sexual violence and support survivors of sexual abuse.

Countersexual Manifesto

Author: Paul B. Preciado | Reference: P4090 | ISBN: 978-0231175623

Seeking to overthrow all constraints on what can be done with and to the body, Preciado offers a provocative challenge to even the most radical claims about gender, sexuality, and desire.

Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey

Author: Ron Athey | Reference: P2115 | ISBN: 978-1-78320-035-1

Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey presents the first critical overview of this major artist’s work. It demonstrates how Athey foresaw and precipitated the central place afforded they body and identity politics in art and critical theory in the 1990s and beyond.

Louche #1: Beginnings and Becomings

Reference: P4075

Asking urgent questions about drag today, Louche takes a critical and constructive approach to queer performance culture: its past, present and future. Featuring contributions from over thirty artists, writers and illustrators.

Love on Me

Author: Jon John | Digital Reference: EF5347

Draws strength from conversations with the performance artist Ron Athey and readings from Illness as Metaphor, by Susan Sontag.

Please note that Queen Mary University of London holds the entire archive of the late artist.

The 2 of Us

Author: Jon John | Digital Reference: EF5346

A romantic exploration performance about love and human relationships.

Please note that Queen Mary University of London holds the entire archive of the late artist.

Jennifer Doyle in conversation with Ron Athey

Digital Reference: EF5330

A specially filmed conversation between Ron Athey and writer Jennifer Doyle. Filmed in LA for LADA Screens by Brittany Neimeth.

Part of LADA Screens 6.

Confession de Ron Athey

Author: Gabreilla Greeb | Digital Reference: EF5329

Super 8 film was made at the Festival de l’Etrange, Vidéotheque de Paris. Produced by Homemade FIlms.

Part of LADA Screens 6.

The Butch Monologues

Author: Laura Bridgeman | Reference: P4032 | ISBN: 9780956871114

A collection of secret stories exploring sexuality, vulnerability and desire, taken from interviews with butches, masculine women and gender rebels living worldwide.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Black Sun

Reference: P4021 | ISBN: 9780995713376

Edited in conversation with Krist Gruijthuijsen, the director of KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, to accompany the exhibitions ‘David Wojnarowicz Photography & Film 1978–1992’, ‘Reza Abdoh’, and ‘TIES, TALES AND TRACES: Dedicated to Frank Wagner, Independent Curator (1958–2016)’.

Splat! The Adventures of the Famous Little Bitch

Author: The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein, Alethea Raban | Reference: P4019

A graphic novel adaptation of the performance Splat! by The Famous.

Queer Magic: LGBT+ Spirituality and Culture from Around theWorld

Author: Tomás Prower | Reference: P4009 | ISBN: 978-0738753188

A unique resource for LGBT+ spiritual seekers who want to experience the sustaining energy and strength of the worldwide queer community.

In the Beginning is Drawing

Author: Bonnie Marranca and Claire MacDonald | Reference: A0850

Carolee Schneemann in conversation with Bonnie Marranca and Claire MacDonald

A Body in the O: Performances and Stories

Author: Tim Miller | Reference: P3982 | ISBN: 978-0299322601

An important addition to Miller’s existing body of work, picking up from his show Lay of the Land and moving into his more recent piece, Rooted.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Performing Image

Author: Isobel Harbison | Reference: P3973 | ISBN: 9780262039215

Examines how artists have combined performance and moving image in their work since the 1960s, and how this work anticipates our changing relations to images since the advent of smart phones and the spread of online prosumerism.

Rocio Boliver collection

Author: Rocio Boliver | Digital Reference: EF5294

Includes a document with translations and the following performances:

1. En un fist fast
2. La caida del ser 
3. Vigilia sex 
4. Varios perfos expo
5. De docta ignor lombrices 
6.  De docta ignor desentarrarme 
7.  Pepafono 3 versiones 
8. Ponme la mano aquí macorina 
9. Sea anemone and the hermit crab  
10. Embajadora de la buena voluntad 
11. ¡Ah no!  
12. Violence and tenderness 
13. Cagandola a diestra y siniestra
14. Sweet sixteen
15. Times goes by and I can not forget you

Acts of Passion: Sexuality, Gender, and Performance

Reference: P3953 | ISBN: 978-1560231080

Draws on the experiences and expertise of a wide range of lesbian practitioners and theorists to explore the impact and influences of sexuality and gender on performance.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Art & Queer Culture

Reference: P3930 | ISBN: 978-0714878348

A survey of visual art and alternative sexualities from the late nineteenth century to the present.

Don Juan

Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2313 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-31-5

The audience mingle with the performers on the performance floor, which might be a kind of soirée or Don Giovanni’s ball. In the glass cabinet. 

William Yang: Stories of Love and Death

Reference: P3910 | ISBN: 978-1742234601

Features images from Yang’s personal archive and explores his self-portraiture across photography, performance and documentary.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Sex, Suffrage & the Stage

Author: Leslie Hill | Reference: P3797 | ISBN: 978-1-137-50921-5

Provides a survey of the history of first wave feminism in British theatre, from the London premiere of Ibsen’s A Doll’s House in 1889 through the militant suffrage movement.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Performing Queer Latinidad

Author: Ramón H. Rivera-Servera | Reference: P3796 | ISBN: 978-0-472-05139-7

Highlights the critical role that performance played in the development of Latina/o queer public culture in the United States during the 1990s and early 2000s.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Love AIDS Riots

Author: Chris McCormack | Reference: A0848

The recent surge of interest in 1980s AIDS activists, shows how art can effect real change. Looking back also reveals how narrow current definitions of healthcare are and encourages us to agitate for a more diverse future.

Part of Library of Perfmorming Rights (P3041)

Queer Sex: A Trans and Non-Binary Guide to Intimacy, Pleasure and Relationships

Reference: P3771 | ISBN: 978-1785924064

Discusses sex, desire and dating with leading figures from the trans and non-binary community. 

Epistemologies of the South: Justice against Epistemicide

Author: Boaventura De Sousa Santos | Reference: P3755 | ISBN: 978-161205545-9

Shows why cognitive injustice underlies all other dimensions; global social justice is not possible without global cognitive justice. 

Paradise Rot: A Novel

Author: Jenny Hval | Reference: P3750 | ISBN: 9781786633835

A lyrical debut novel from a musician and artist renowned for her sharp sexual and political imagery.

Kembra Pfahler: Beautalism

Author: Kathy Grayson, Kembra Pfahler | Reference: P3733 | ISBN: 978-0981577135

Cataloguing Pfahler's recent projects for the 2008 Whitney Biennial, the volume also features her most notorious body-art performances and pieces. Numerous full-bleed photographs capture the making of the Biennial artworks, the preparation for her live show, the performance itself and the aftermath.

Read My Lips publication

Reference: A0841

Publication accompanying a survey exhibition of image-making, community activism and public works produced by the seminal AIDS activist art collective Gran Fury between 1987 and 1995.

In misc. folder 7. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Piece of Paper Press collection

Reference: P3695

Four books published as part of STRONG LANGUAGE, published by Tim Etchells:
M John Harrison: Real Dreams
Courttia Newland: That Small Death
Joolz Denby: Dandelion
Selina Thompson: 12 Race Card Answers

Residenzen im Realen publication

Author: Liz Rosenfeld and Rodrigo García Alves | Reference: P3692

Project publication. Explores possibilities of queer hospice concepts, and what they could mean for their wider surroundings. Reflections on the future correspond sharply with the spaces of their respective residency, the Diakonie, which aids people in very direct questions concerning their present situation.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The Outsiders’ Handbook

Author: Scottee, Emma Frankland, Selina Thompson, Travis Alabanza | Reference: P3689

A free survival guide for queer and trans* young people; by Scottee, Travis Alabanza, Selina Thompson and Emma Frankland.

Download the publication PDF here.

Blood Counts

Digital Reference: EF5288

A programme of events exploring blood in performance for BLOOD: Life Uncut, a season of work for the new Science Gallery, London. Includes:

Janez Janša: Ron’s Story (5 minutes, 2001)

Ernst Fischer and Nicola Hunter: Passion/Flower (2012, 4 minutes)

Regina Jose Galindo: Who Can Erase the Traces (2003, 2 minutes),  La
Sangre del Cerdo (2016, 8 minutes)

Franko B: I Miss You! (2003, 2 minutes)

Marisa Carnesky: Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman (2016, 3 minutes)

jamie lewis hadley: this rose made of leather (2012, 10 minutes)

Kira O’Reilly: Wet Cup (2000, 3 minutes)

Martin O’Brien: If It Were The Apocalypse I’d Eat You To Stay Alive (2015, 8 minutes)

La Ribot: Another Bloody Mary (2000, 10 minutes)

Rocio Boliver: Times Go By and I Can’t Forget You: Between Menopause and Old Age (2013, 4 minutes)

Body of Art

Reference: P3694 | ISBN: 978-0714869667

The first book to explore the various ways the human body has been both an inspiration and a medium for artists over hundreds of thousands of years.