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Sudden as a Massacre

Artist/Author: Kate Gilmore | Digital Reference: EF5159 | Type: Digital File

Clip of a site-specific installation, video, and performance-based project. In a private performance for the camera, a quintet of women will tear apart an enormous cube comprising more than5,050 pounds of wet clay. As the block disappears, the space will be covered in the evidence of action.

DIY 11: 2014 - ‘Chances Are’ Mail Art Collection

Artist/Author: Anne Bean, Siriol Joyner, Yol, Katy Baird, Daniel Gosling, Thomas Bacon, Ezra Rubenstein and Elspeth Owen | Reference: P2633 | Type: Publication

A disparate collection of ‘chance’ materials and objects assembled and curated via post by the participants with the artist Anne Bean. Part of the DIY 11 collaborative project using chance device as a means for intuition and creation. Loose materials in large black folder.

Portfolio

Artist/Author: Zierle & Carter | Digital Reference: EF5124 | Type: Digital File

Portfolio of images of the artistic work accompished by the duo over the last two decades.

In Pursuit of Pleasure

Artist/Author: Helena Walsh | Reference: D2181 | Type: DVD

Documentation of durational performance considerng acts of political whitewashing. Performed as part of LABOUR (2012): a touring exhibition of Live Art, featuring eleven leading female artists who are resident within, or native to, Northern and Southern Ireland.

Sideways

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P2593 | Type: Publication

Itinerary map of Sideways festival organised as a 4 week expedition through Belgium, from West to East, between August 17th and September 17th 2012.

This Sea Is Mine

Artist/Author: Dictaphone Group | Reference: P2586 | Type: Publication

Booklet of site specific live performance that explores the concepts of access to the sea and public space in the city through Beirut’s seafront. 

Emma Smith

Artist/Author: Emma Smith | Reference: P2584 | Type: Publication

Documents from the performances “A Greaât Stitheram” in the Greyfriars, Lincoln, and “Change in Energy = the Work” at Arnolfini.

Half Life

Artist/Author: NVA | Reference: P2515 | ISBN: 978-1-906307-17-2 | Type: Publication

Publication documenting a series of ambitious large-scale public artworks by the environmental arts organisation NVA. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Diaspora, Memory, Place: David Hammons, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Pamela Z

Editor: Salah M. Hassan, Cheryl Finley | Reference: P2491 | ISBN: 9783791339139 | Type: Publication

An indepth analysis of the work of three significant African diaspora artists – David Hammons, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons and Pamela Z – with essays examining site specific installations and peformances concieved by these artists for Dak'Art 2004, the Biennale of Contemporary African Art

Double Game

Artist/Author: Sophie Calle | Reference: P2469 | ISBN: 978-1900828284 | Type: Publication

Sophie Calle’s project Double Game interweaves the artist’s life with that of Maria, a character in Paul Auster’s novel ‘Leviathan’, blurring the lines between reality and fiction. Second edition

Performing Site-Specific Theatre: Politics, Place, Practice

Editor: Anna Birch and Joanne Tompkins | Reference: P2401 | Type: Publication

‘Performing Site-Specific Theatre turns a critical eye to the form of site-specific theatre, investigating the nature of the relationship between ‘site’ and ‘performance’. Contributors: Joanne Thompkins, Anna Birch, Michael McKinnie, Susan Bennett, Julie Sanders, Jane Collins, John Webster, Mike Pearson, Kathleen Irwin, Susan Haedicke, Lesley Ferris, Louise Owen, Keren Zaiontz, Bruce Barton, Richard Windeyer, Helen Iball, Sophie Nield

Deep End

Artist/Author: Geraldine Pilgrim | Digital Reference: EF5104 | Type: Digital File

Documentation of a site-specific performance made for the disused Marshall Street Baths, Soho and Star Dust commissioned by Live Art Development Agency for a Variety Weekend at the newly refurbished De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea.

From the Trojan Horse to the Human Cannonball: InSite at the U.S.-Mexico Border, 1997-2005

Artist/Author: Ila Sheren | Reference: A0576 | Type: Article

Online article on InSite, a network of contemporary art programs and commissioned projects mapping the dynamics of permeability and blockage that characterise the liminal border zone of San Diego-Tijuana. To be found in Miscellaneous Articles Folder 4.

Roman Signer: Talks and Conversations

Editor: David Signer and Peter Zimmermann | Reference: P2350 | ISBN: 9783863354770 | Type: Publication

Conversation texts by the artist with photographic documentation of works.

Laura Lima

Editor: Heike Munder and Sara Arrhenius | Reference: P2349 | ISBN: 9783037643440 | Type: Publication

Documentation of works and interview with the artist.

Welcome

Artist/Author: Choi Jeong Hwa | Reference: P2288 | Type: Publication

Collection of images and documentation for Choi Jeong Hwa’s first UK solo show in Wolverhampton Art Gallery, 2007. Shelved in Oversize publications section.

Revisiting the Bonaventure Hotel

Artist/Author: Jaspar Joseph-Lester | Reference: P2278 | ISBN: 9780955379253 | Type: Publication

Photo-essay on the life of a building.

Paris

Artist/Author: Michael Schwab | Reference: P2276 | ISBN: 9780955379246 | Type: Publication

An exploration of trees in Paris, including text and drawing.

A Sardine Street Box of Tricks

Artist/Author: Crab Man, Signpost | Reference: P2271 | ISBN: 9781908009579 | Type: Publication

How to make your own mis-guided tour or walk.

Rose Finn-Kelcey

Artist/Author: Rose Finn-Kelcey | Reference: P2270 | ISBN: 9781905464685 | Type: Publication

Comprehensive monograph on Rose Finn-Kelcey with illustrations and essays.

This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

The Promised Land

Artist/Author: Neville Gabie | Reference: P2263 | ISBN: 9780956140708 | Type: Publication

Artist-in-residence project on Cabot Circus building site, Bristol. Includes DVD.

Improperganda: The Art of the Publicity Stunt

Editor: Mark Borkowski | Reference: P2264 | ISBN: 9781903399002 | Type: Publication

Collection of photographs with critical text.

Attitude

Artist/Author: Sebastian Klemm | Reference: P2254 | Type: Publication

Attitude performance-installation at ‘Infecting the City Public Arts Festival’, Cape Town, South Africa, 2013

Host: Heather Ackroyd, Daniel Harvey, Pierre D’Avoine

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P2258 | ISBN: 8890011114 | Type: Publication

Published to coincide with 1996 exhibition.

How to Let an Artist Rifle Through Your Archive

Artist/Author: Neil Lebeter, Bob & Roberta Smith | Reference: P2228 | ISBN: 9781907363047 | Type: Publication

Documenting artists and researcher collaboration at Epstein Archive

The Forgotten History of the Affligare

Artist/Author: Aaron Williamson | Reference: P2229 | Type: Publication

a body of work related to The Affligare, a medieval European tribe of disabled mendicants, or ‘beggar cripples’

Back to Back Theatre: Small Metal Objects

Artist/Author: Back to Back Theatre | Editor: Alice Nash (General Manager) | Reference: P2179 | Type: Publication

Information pack, press reviews, photographs and marketing material from Back to Back Theatre’s performance piece Small Metal Objects (2005)

C’undua 2001-2003, A Pact for Life

Artist/Author: C'undua Project | Reference: P2188 | Type: Publication

Publication and 2 DVDs, one multimedia, one audio/video.

Those Environmental Artists (TEA) Archive

Artist/Author: Those Environmental Artists | Reference: P2192 | Type: Publication

A collection of documents of works by Those Environmental Artists, including audience questionnaires, project descriptions and promotional material.

In the Name of Art

Artist/Author: Chiou Hsien-Jung, Zeng Wen-Zhen, Wu Jia-Ming | Reference: P2190 | Type: Publication

In the Name of Art gives a progressive meaning in terms of the existence and the argument of art in Taiwan. It approaches the early situation and looks at visual subjects initiated during the Japanese colonial period and the post-war era with a modern view. In addition to documenting, the series discusses the contemporary art scene since the 1980s under several milestone issues such as gender, ethnicity, and globalization.

Pod 3

Artist/Author: Back to Back Theatre | Reference: D2066 | Type: DVD

Pod3 is an experimental performance installation developed over four days by participants of the Awakenings Festival in collaboration with Back to Back Theatre. Running time 5 minutes.

Small Metal Objects

Artist/Author: Back to Back Theatre | Reference: D2065 | Type: DVD

Designed to be performed in a sheltered outdoor civic space, Small Metal Objects seeks to realise the inner realm and simultaneously re-interpret the exterior urban environment as a new performance landscape. Running time 45 minutes.

Polis: An Arena for the examination of a South African Town

Artist/Author: Athina Vahla, Ford Evanson, Mark Wilby, Anton Krueger | Reference: D2079 | Type: DVD

The Polis Series was an inter-disciplinary collaboration which explored questions about the performativity of knowledge. It hoped to critique and enact some of the ways in which knowledge is generated in terms of a poetics of the body in performance.

Institutions by Artists, Volume One

Editor: Jeff Khonsary, Kristina Lee Podesva | Reference: P2176 | ISBN: 978-1-927354-02-5 | Type: Publication

This collection of essays surveys the performance and promise of contemporary global artist-run centres and initiatives within the historical contexts that saw their emergence.

herbst: Theorie Zur Praxis

Reference: P2175 | Type: Publication

herst. Theorie Zur Praxis follows the path of the festival (21 September – 14 October 2012) in Austria, by providing reflections, portraits and interviews by or on participants of the festival.

A Pageant of Great Women

Artist/Author: Anna Birch, Cicely Hamilton | Reference: D2064 | ISBN: 978-0-9568008-1-7 | Type: DVD

Part of the Anna Birch collection ‘Fragments to Monuments’, 1 x book, 3 x DVDs

The Wollstonecraft Live Experience!

Artist/Author: Anna Birch, Taey Iohe | Reference: P2170 | ISBN: 978-0-9568008-0-0 | Type: Publication

Part of the Anna Birch collection ‘Fragments to Monuments’, 1 x book, 3 x DVDs. Includes DVD

The Red Stables Summer School

Editor: Sean O' Sullivan | Reference: P2160 | ISBN: 978-0-9554281-8-0 | Type: Publication

60 Farringdon Road: Wheelrights’ Workshop to Free Word Centre

Artist/Author: Philippa Lewis | Reference: P2165 | Type: Publication

This booklet tells the story of just one building in the vast metropolis of London – 60 Farringdon Road. Neither particularly distinguished nor particularly old, the building’s past – and that of the immediate neighbourhood of Clerkenwell – illustrates the ebb and flow of city life and commerce, the arriving technologies, fortunes and fashions.

Nought to Sixty: 60 projects, 6 months

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: MarkSladen, Richard Birkett, Isla Leaver-Yap | Reference: P2161 | ISBN: 978-1-900300-59-9 | Type: Publication

Nought to Sixty was a six-month programme of exhibitions and events at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, held to celebrate the organisation’s sixtieth anniversary. It presented sixty projects from artists, artists’ groups and commentators from the emerging art scenes in Britain and Ireland, including a large number of week-long exhibitions, but also performances, gigs, screenings, talks, publications, off-site projects and social events. This book is a record of an extraordinary six months.

Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship

Artist/Author: Claire Bishop | Reference: P2127 | ISBN: 978-1-84467-690-3 | Type: Publication

The first historical and theoretical overview of socially engaged participatory art, known in the US as ‘social practice’. Follows the trajectory of twentieth-century art and examines key moments in the development of a participatory aesthetic.

Gustav Metzger, Decades: 1959-2009

Artist/Author: Gustav Metzger | Reference: P2133 | ISBN: 978-3-86560-690-7 | Type: Publication

Catalogue published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name at the Serpentine Gallery, London, 29 September – 8 November 2009.

Where is Ana Mendieta? Identity, Performativity, and Exile

Artist/Author: Jane Blocker | Reference: P2124 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-2324-2 | Type: Publication

Taken from banners carried in a 1992 protest outside the Guggenheim Museum, the title phrase 'Where is Ana Mendieta?' evokes not only the suspicious and tragic circumstances surrounding her death but also the conspicuous absence of women artists from high-profile exhibitions. Drawing on the work of such theorists as Judith Butler, Joseph Roach, Edward Said, and Homi Bhabha, Jane Blocker discusses the power of Mendieta's earth-and-body art to alter, unsettle, and broaden terms of identity itself.