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The Trivia of Eccentric England

Artist/Author: Uddin & Elsey, Anthony Schrag, Matthew Cowan, Walker & Bromwich | Editor: Amelia Beavis-Harrison, Alan amstrong | Reference: P2085 | Type: Publication

Swandown

Artist/Author: Andrew Kotting, Iain Sinclair | Reference: D2048 | ISBN: 978-0-9569-571-3-9 | Type: DVD

Swandown is a film-diary travelogue of two artists' journey on a swan-shaped pedalo through the English waterways.

Histories & Practices of Live art

Artist/Author: various,Deirdre Heddon, Jennie Klein, Beth Hoffmann, Roddy Holdge, Judit Bodor, Stephen Hodge, Cathy Turner, Dominic Johnson, Claire MacDonald | Editor: Deirdre Heddon, Jennie Klein | Reference: P2083 | ISBN: 978-0-230-22974-7 | Type: Publication

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

We, the City – An Interview with Platform, London

Artist/Author: Platform, Stephen Bottoms | Reference: A0533 | Type: Article

An interview with two members of the artistic-led collective Platform. In Miscellaneous Article 4 folder.

Duckie File

Reference: P2035 | Type: Publication

A collection of programmes, flyers, press releases and article on the activities of Duckie over the years

Study Room Guide: Making Routes, Journeys in Live Art

Artist/Author: David Overend | Reference: P1964 | Type: Publication

This Study Room Guide is concerned with journeys as an emerging trend in Live Art. A significant number of artists, practitioners and companies are currently incorporating travel into their work and using journeys in a variety of different ways.

The Change I am Seeking is the Change in Real Life

Artist/Author: Katerina Seda | Reference: A0506 | Type: Article

Interview with Katerina Seda in The Believer Magazine about her practice. This article can be found in miscellaneous article folder number 3

Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art

Editor: Suzanne Lacey | Reference: P1950 | ISBN: 978-0941920308 | Type: Publication

A critical framework for understanding and interpreting the new public art that has emerged over the last two decades. Featuring twelve essays from editor Suzanne Lacy: and eleven eminent artists, curators, and critics. Chapters titled as follows: An Unfashionable Audience, Public Constructions, Connective Aesthetics: Art After Individualism, To Search for the Good and Make It Matter, From Art-mageddon to Gringostroika: A Manifesto against Censorship, Looking Around: Where We Are, Where We Could Be, Whose Monument Where? Public Art in a Many-Cultured Society, Common Work, by Jeff Kelley, Success and Failure When Art Changes, Word of Honor, Debated Territory. This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).

The Travels

Artist/Author: Forced Entertainment | Reference: D1894 | Type: DVD

Through the summer of 2002, members of Forced Entertainment undertook a series of journeys, each travelling alone to locations in the UK to complete tasks determined only partially in advance.

This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964).

Mythogeography: A Guide to Walking Sideways

Artist/Author: Phil Smith | Reference: P1922 | ISBN: 978-0-9562631-3-1 | Type: Publication

Handbook of recollections and practical exercises exploring the art of walking and its modern uses. This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964).

How to Become an Action Hero

Artist/Author: Elizabeth Streb | Reference: P1923 | ISBN: 978-1-55861656-1 | Type: Publication

Elizabeth Streb combines memoir and analysis to convey how she became an extreme action dancer/choreographer. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: On Falling by Amy Sharrocks (P2249).

Opavivara

Artist/Author: Opavivara | Reference: D1875 | Type: DVD

Documentation of the Opavivara collective performances: 2005 – 2011.

Dancing on the Edge

Artist/Author: Talal Al-Muhanna | Reference: D1890 | Type: DVD

Documentary following a group of Asian and Western performance artists as they travel through China as part of the 5th international Dadao Live Art Festival.

Performance Research: On Foot

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Carl Lavery and Nicolas Whybrow | Reference: P1911 | Type: Publication

Performance Research Journal edition concerning the foot. Articles featured: CARL LAVERY & NICOLAS WHYBROW Editorial ‘Pas de deux’ MARTIN WELTON Getting Things Off the Ground: Pedestrain Feelings ALEXANDER KELLY [artist’s pages] The Distance Between Us ADRIAN KEAR Thinking Limping: Richard Maxwell’s ‘Neutral Hero’ and the tragic impediment of contemporary theatre ESTHER PILKINGTON & MARTIN NACHBAR We Always Arrive in the Theatre on Foot: A walk to the theatre in sixteen steps and eighteen footnotes JOHN HALL Foot, Mouth and Ear: Some thoughts on prosody and performance MATTHEW GOULISH & LIN HIXSON On Foot Commonplace Book JASON GROVES Before the Law of Human Motor Functions: Walter Benjamin’s poetics of the step KIFF BAMFORD Acconci’s Pied-a-terre: Taking the archive for a walk STEPHEN HODGE ‘Before I compose a piece, I walk around it several times, accompanied by myself’ DEE HEDDON Turning 40: 40 Turns: Walking and friendship TOWNLEY AND BRADBY Conversations After Dark HAYDEN LORIMER Surfaces and Slopes MIKE PEARSON Warplands: Alkborough PERDITA PHILLIPS Walk ’til You Run Out of Water GREGG WHELAN Running Through a Field: Performance and humanness MARGARET AMES Memory, Identity and a Desire to Dance ADRIAN HOWELLS [artist’s pages] Foot Washing for the Sole JOHANNES BIRRINGER The Un-Seeing Eyes of the Foot: In memoriam Kazuo Ohno SIMON PERSIGHETTI A Mis-Guide Walks to the Shoe Museum. This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964). This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Beautiful Trouble

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Andrew Boyd with David Oswald Mitchell | Reference: P1896 | ISBN: 978-1-935938-57-7 | Type: Publication

Part manifesto and part reference guide: brings together ten grassroots groups and dozens of artists and activists from around the world.

Silent Vessel

Artist/Author: Hilary Kneale | Reference: P1900 | ISBN: 978-0- 955427-07-7 | Type: Publication

Hundreds of the vessels tumble and turn through my hands and through the kiln over time, until they begin to make themselves heard above the silence that each one has held for so long.

Social Surrealism, Original Recordings

Artist/Author: Jeremy Deller | Reference: D1854 | ISBN: 978-3-86984-052-9 | Type: DVD

Audio recordings of Jeremy Deller discussing the following subjects: Our Hobby is Depeche Mode, Andy Warhol, The Battle of Orgreave, the Art World is a very Middle Class Place, Processions, Churches and Museums, Night at the Museum, Political Art, New Projects, Acid Brass, Glam Rock, Memory Bucket and Social Surrealism

Music Here, Music There. Vienna - Moscow, Exchanges in Performance Art

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Thomas Frank and Oleg Soulimenko | Reference: P1870 | ISBN: 978-3-902833-01-3 | Type: Publication

Reflects on the exchange which took place in November/December 2010 at co-production house brut in Vienna. The artists worked for ten days as duo teams on site-specific performance projects which were presented in a two-day programme all over the brut venue in Vienna’s Künstlerhaus. In English and Russian.

Access all Areas : Live Art and Disability

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Live Art Development Agency | Reference: P1864 | ISBN: 978-0-9561342-7-1 | Type: Publication

A collection of artists’ writings, performance documentation and films reflecting the ways in which artists, who work with Live Art, are engaging with issues of disability.

Revelations: The Films of David Hoyle and Nathan Evans

Artist/Author: David Hoyle, Nathan Evans | Reference: D1847 | Type: DVD

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

Hotel Ballymun

Artist/Author: Seamus Nolan | Editor: Aisling Prior | Reference: P1849 | Type: Publication

From 31st March-28th April 2007 the top floor of Clarke Tower opened its doors to the public in the form of a unique short stay hotel.

Containing Crisis

Artist/Author: Helena Walsh | Reference: D1816 | Type: DVD

A site-responsive durational performance interrogating the continual haunting power of the Famine in relation to the Republic of Ireland’s recent economic collapse.

Antiversary: Performance, live art and site-specificity: a decade of ANTI-Contemporary Art Festival

Reference: P1819 | ISBN: 978-952-5870-53-4 | Type: Publication

This book marks a decade of ANTI: ten festivals. Written in Finnish and English.

Devising Theatre: A Practical and Theoretical Handbook

Artist/Author: Alison Oddey | Reference: P1743 | ISBN: 978-0-415-04900-9 | Type: Publication

A practical handbook that combines a critical analysis of contemporary devised theatre practice with descriptions of selected companies, and suggestions for any group devising theatre from scratch.

Solo Voices: Monologues 1987-2004

Artist/Author: Neil Bartlett | Reference: P1739 | ISBN: 1-84002-465-8 | Type: Publication

Collected for the first time in print, over a decade of texts from one of British theatre’s fiercest voices, documenting the extraordinary site-specific solo performances which have run parallel to Bartlett’s work as a mainstream director.

Documentation Bank: Anne Bean

Artist/Author: Anne Bean | Digital Reference: DB0109 | Type: Digital File

Part of the ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’, documentation of key works, and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

C’est Vauxhall

Artist/Author: Duckie | Digital Reference: DB0113 | Type: Digital File

Finale

Artist/Author: Pacitti Company | Digital Reference: DB0098 | Type: Digital File

Chonkary Maro

Artist/Author: Harminder Singh Judge | Digital Reference: DB0083 | Type: Digital File

Documentation Bank: Harminder Singh Judge

Artist/Author: Harminder Singh Judge | Digital Reference: DB0084 | Type: Digital File

This film is 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.

Talking Heads: Geraldine Pilgrim

Artist/Author: Geraldine Pilgrim | Digital Reference: DB0082 | 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.

Unattended Baggage

Artist/Author: Richard Dedomenici | Digital Reference: DB0077 | Type: Digital File

Performance documentation.

Boris Titles (2)

Artist/Author: Richard Dedomenici | Digital Reference: DB0058 | Type: Digital File

On The Scent

Artist/Author: Curious | Digital Reference: DB0054 | Type: Digital File

Unsolicited Channel Four Ident

Artist/Author: Richard DeDomenici | Digital Reference: DB0067 | Type: Digital File

Performance documentation.

Escalator Chair

Artist/Author: Richard Dedomenici | Digital Reference: DB0061 | Type: Digital File

Honky Tonk Woman

Artist/Author: Richard Dedomenici | Digital Reference: DB0066 | Type: Digital File

Performance documentation.

Documentation Bank: curious

Artist/Author: Curious | Digital Reference: DB0056 | Type: Digital File

Part of the ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’, documentation of key works, and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Talking Heads: Curious

Artist/Author: Curious | Digital Reference: DB0055 | 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.

Pedestrian Congestion Charging

Artist/Author: Richard Dedomenici | Digital Reference: DB0068 | Type: Digital File

Project documentation.