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Gentlemen

Author: David Farringdon | Digital Reference: EF5386

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

15 mins.

Dyketactics

Author: Barbara Hammer | Digital Reference: EF5385

A popular lesbian ‘commercial,’ 110 images of sensual touching montages in A, B, C, D rolls of ‘kinaesthetic’ editing.

4 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.

Queering curating

Digital Reference: EF5371

Documentation of projects undertaken by Adrien Sina, Tomasz Kitliński and Paweł Leszkowicz. Includes interviews, photos and promotional material from venues including Marlborough Pub and Theatre, Courtauld Institute of Art and Tate Britain.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights ( P3041).

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.

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.

PINKO #1

Reference: P4077 | ISBN: 2689-3142

First print issue of the journal published by a collective for thinking gay communism together.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

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.

Unicorn: The Memoir of a Muslim Drag Queen

Author: Amrou Al-Kadhi | Reference: P4058 | ISBN: 978-0008306069

From a god-fearing Muslim boy enraptured with their mother, to a vocal, queer drag queen estranged from their family, this is a heart-breaking and hilarious memoir about the author’s fight to be true to themself.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Gothic Queer Culture

Author: Laura Westengard | Reference: P4053 | ISBN: 978-1-4962-1702-8

Using interdisciplinary cultural studies to examine the gothicism in queer art, literature, and thought the author argues that during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries a queer culture has emerged that challenges and responds to traumatic marginalization by creating a distinctly gothic aesthetic.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Proliferations - Part I

Author: Liz Rosenfeld | Digital Reference: EF5345

Pines towards a future vision that surpasses generally accepted structural limitations of the human condition. Part of LADA Screens.

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.

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.

Last Night Art Saved My Life

Digital Reference: EF5320

Audio recording from the informal event which included a practical session of creating ‘access and equality riders’ for artists and audiences. LADA, 26 June 2018. 2 audio files.

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)

Touched Bodies: The Performative Turn in Latin American Art

Author: Mara Polgovsky Ezcurra | Reference: P4031 | ISBN: 9-781978-802025

What is the role of pleasure and pain in the politics of art?  Polgovsky Ezcurra approaches this question as she examines the flourishing of live and intermedial performance in Latin America during times of authoritarianism and its significance during transitions to democracy. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Queer Phenomenology: Orientations, Objects, Others

Author: Sara Ahmed | Reference: P4012 | ISBN: 978-0822339144

A queer phenomenology, Ahmed contends, reveals how social relations are arranged spatially, how queerness disrupts and reorders these relations by not following the accepted paths, and how a politics of disorientation puts other objects within reach, those that might, at first glance, seem awry.

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.

Queer exceptions: Solo performance in neoliberal times

Author: Stephen Greer | Reference: P3988 | ISBN: 978-1526113696

A study of post-millennial solo performance in the UK and Western Europe that explores the contentious relationship between identity, individuality and neoliberalism. 

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

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.

Figuring Age: Women, Bodies, Generations

Reference: P3971 | ISBN: 978-0253212368

Engages the virtually invisible subject of older women in western culture. 

Part of 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)

After the Party: A Manifesto for Queer of Color Life

Author: Joshua Chambers-Letson | Reference: P3772 | ISBN: 978-1-4798-3277-4

Tells the stories of minoritarian artists who mobilize performance to produce freedom and sustain life in the face of subordination, exploitation, and annihilation. 

Part of the Library of Performing 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. 

Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect

Author: Mel Y. Chen | Reference: P3760 | ISBN: 978-0822352723

Draws on recent debates about sexuality, race, and affect to examine how matter that is considered insensate, immobile, or deathly animates cultural lives.

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.

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. 

Fabulous: The Rise of the Beautiful Eccentric

Author: Madison Moore | Reference: P3756 | ISBN: 978-0-300-20470-4

An exploration of what it means to be fabulous—and why eccentric style, fashion, and creativity are more political than ever. 

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).

Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers’ Rights

Author: Molly Smith, Juno Mac | Reference: P3723 | ISBN: 978-1786633606

Do you have to think that prostitution is good to support sex worker rights? How do sex worker rights fit with feminist and anti-capitalist politics? Is criminalising clients progressive – and can the police deliver justice?
 

Between the Body and the Flesh: Performing Sadomasochism

Author: Lynda Hart | Reference: P3721 | ISBN: 978-0231084031

Focusing on a variety of representations, the book stimulates discussions of s/m through the exploration of censorship in the arts, the fetishization of sexual paraphernalia, recombinations of class, race and sexuality, and the politics of psychoanalysis.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

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.