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Kira O’Reilly: Untitled (Bodies)

Reference: P3415 | ISBN: 978-1-78320-832-6

The first major survey of the artist’s interdisciplinary practices. Bringing together newly commissioned and other writings by major thinkers in and beyond visual and performance studies, and extensive documentation of the artist’s work from two decades of practice, it navigates through and between performance, biotechnical practices, image-making, and writing.

Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movemen

Author: Charlotte Cooper | Reference: P3540 | ISBN: 978-1910849002

A fat activist with more than 30 years experience, lifts the lid on a previously unexplored social movement and offers a fresh perspective on one of the major problems of our times.

XEN: Migration Labor and Identity

Reference: P3313

Catalogue  published in conjunction with the exhibition by Yongsoon Min ;13 August to 12 September 2004 at the SSamzie Space Galleries.  In English and Korean.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Performing Communities: Grassroots Ensemble Theaters Deeply Rooted in Eight U.S. Communities

Reference: P3295 | ISBN: 978-0976605447

Profiles established ensemble groups from inner-city Los Angeles, small-town northern California, African-American South, multicultural southern Texas, low-income central Appalachia, economically struggling South Bronx New York, and cross-continental Native America.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Long Suffering: American Endurance Art as Prophetic Witness

Author: Karen Gonzalez Rice | Reference: P3230 | ISBN: 978-047205324

Links avant-garde performance practices with religious histories in the United States, setting contemporary performances of endurance art within a broader context of prophetic, religious discourse in the United States

What We Made: Conversations on Art and Social Cooperation

Author: Tom Finkelpearl | Reference: P3119 | ISBN: 978-0822352891

Examines the activist, participatory, coauthored aesthetic experiences being created in contemporary art.  In a series of fifteen conversations, artists comment on their experiences working cooperatively, joined at times by colleagues from related fields, including social policy, architecture, art history, urban planning, and new media.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Louder Than Bombs: Art, Action & Activism documentation

Digital Reference: EF5230

Over the course of seven weeks, the Stanley Picker Gallery in Kingston handed over its exhibition space to host a series of week-long Live Art residencies.

Includes documentation of individual weeks, plus a compilation video. 

More info on the project.

Izolyatsia 2012

Reference: P2927

A report on artistis-in-resdiency, art projects, educational events, creative village, inernational cooperation; includes end of year results. 

Real Conversations, No.1

Reference: P2540 | ISBN: 978-1889307091

A collection of lengthy interviews with indie-media luminaries Henry Rollins, Billy Childish, Jello Biafra and Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Theatre of the Oppressed

Author: Augusto Boal | Reference: P1745 | ISBN: 978-0-74532838-6

*currently unavailable*

First published in 1979, then in 2000, and this new edition published in 2008. Translated from Spanish by Charles A. & Maria-Odilia Leal McBride, and Emily Fryer.

We all are theater. An interview with Augusto Boal

Author: Douglas L. Paterson and Mark Weinberg | Reference: A0491

Article and interview by Paterson and Weinberg with Boal.

Of the people, by the people and for the people

Author: Richard Owen Geer | Reference: A0488

Director and community performance worker Richard Owen Geer on the topic of community performance.

Well Rounded Individual

Author: Richard DeDomenici | Reference: P1401 | ISBN: 1905442017

Copy 15 of unlimited edition.

The Art Strike Papers/ Neo-ist Manifestos

Author: Stewart Home | Reference: P0745 | ISBN: 1-873176-15-5

The Art strike Papers collects accounts and papers relating to the Art Strike International action and propaganda during the period 1990-1993. The Neoist Manifesto is a series of texts on the Generation Positive, Karen Eliot, Cantsin, Neoist Network, as well as poems by S. Home

The Politics of Performance: Radical Theatre as Cultural Intervention

Author: Baz Kershaw | Reference: P0370 | ISBN: 978-0415057639

Addresses fundamental questions about the social and political purposes of performance through an investigation into post-war alternative and community theatre. It proposes a theory of performace as ideological transaction, cultural intervention and community action, which is used to illuminate the potential social and political effects of radical performance practice.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).