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Field Notes II: Summer School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice

Editor: Keelin Murray, Ailbhe Murphy, Áine O’Brien, Áine Crowley | Reference: P4200 | ISBN: 978-1-869895-14-3 | Type: Publication

Field Notes II documents the second Summer School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice, held in July 2019.

Chump Change

Editor: Aislinn Evans | Reference: P4183 | Type: Publication

Chump Change was produced by Aislinn Evans and features contributions by Stephen Pritchard, Raju Rage, Harry Josephine Giles, and Maz Murray (therightlube).

köppl/začek 1997-2007

Artist/Author: Jörg Köppl & Peter Začek | Reference: P4133 | ISBN: 978-3-905297-19-5 | Type: Publication

Text and photographic documentation of the work of Jörg Köppl and Peter Začek.

Kindly donated as part of the Swiss Live Art Study Room Guide.

Text in German.

Sibylle Omlin: Smoky Pokership- Perform the Exhibition Space

Editor: Sibylle Omlin | Reference: P4130 | ISBN: 978-3-86984-413-8 | Type: Publication

This book focuses on the possibility of rethinking the static model of installation and exhibition and exploring the way in which ‘performative’ approaches, adopted by artists and curators alike, can reframe the exhibition and its work as an environment subject to formal, temporal or relational transformation.

LADA Screens 13: Adrian Howells

Artist/Author: LADA | Digital Reference: EF5336 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from the public screening of Adrian Howells’ works featuring presentations from Adrian’s collaborators and colleagues. The event launched LADA screens 13 and the publication It’s All Allowed: The Performances of Adrian Howells. Selected works of Adrian Howells were available online  18 July – 1 August 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel.

Revisiting Genisis

Digital Reference: EF5334 | Type: Digital File

Follows two nurses, both named Jackie, who create biographical slideshows for patients as a tool for reflection on posthumous digital legacies, withdrawal, friendships, cultural and social loss, and memory as identity.

Part of LADA Screens 11. The film was available online 16-29 May 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel. Includes a  compilation of episodes 1 – 7, split into two files.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The Crossing of Innumerable Paths

Artist/Author: Guy Brett | Reference: P4049 | ISBN: 978-1-909932-531 | Type: Publication

The fourteen essays bringing together a unique gathering of artists, many of whome make works which arise out of responses to the situation or the environment in which they find themselves.

Talking Dirty: Tongue First!: Recipes from the Mouth of the Thames

Editor: Claudia Lastra, Fran Gallardo, Elliot Haworth | Reference: P4048 | ISBN: 978-0992777692 | Type: Publication

A recipe book produced following a series of public events involving local South Essex foods, their source, preparation and consumption.

 

House Taken Over

Editor: Jes Fernie | Reference: P4010 | ISBN: 9780995630017 | Type: Publication

The culmination of a year-long project at BalinHouseProjects (BHP), an artist-run, not-for-profit space by Eduardo Padilha at his flat in Tabard Gardens North Estate.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Performing Labour’s (Non)Futures Universal basic income and the monetary imagination

Artist/Author: Christian Riley Nagler | Reference: A0843 | Type: Article

The universal basic income idea is, overall, profoundly performative, in that it attempts to model the ultimate pragmatism of wider social nets of generosity, and does so by representing the embodied conditions that might be brought into being by such generosity. In this way, the utopian heuristic of an unconditional, guaranteed income is said to be an ‘instrument of freedom’ and a ‘device for economic sanity’. The question is though, as is often the case: freedom and sanity for whom?

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Read My Lips publication

Editor: Auto Italia | Reference: A0841 | Type: Article

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).

With For About 3: Making a Meal of It

Artist/Author: Heart of Glass | Reference: A0832 | Type: Article

Publication on the annual conference about socially engaged art organised by Heart of Glass in St Helens. Participants were invited to collectively source local ingredients and create, serve and eat a meal.

Practice and Power

Reference: P3585 | Type: Publication

Programme for the event exploring questions of negotiation, exchange and representation in contemporary collaborative arts practice. (20-23 June 2018, Dublin.)

The Town is the Venue

Artist/Author: Deveron Projects | Reference: P3552 | Type: Publication

Describes the framework in which Deveron Projects works and contributes to the social wellbeing of Huntly. 

Music that Dances, Dances that Sing

Artist/Author: Nicholas Zurbrugg | Reference: A0808 | Type: Article

Interview with Meredith Monk.

Zona 3 festival catalogue

Editor: Ileana Pintilie | Reference: P3517 | Type: Publication

Festival catalogue, 14-16 October 1999, Timisoara. In Romanian and English.

Impossible Glossary

Editor: hablarenarte | Reference: P3486 | ISBN: 978-84-697-9220-9 | Type: Publication

What do we understand by collaborative artistic practices in Spain? After three years of research, this publication bears witness to the diversity of points of view and opinions by Spanish artists and key agents working in this field. 

The aim in bringing these voices together in a single publication is that they will add to the already existing discussion in English and will influence future theoretical discourses more broadly.

Ecologies of Theater: Essays at the Century Turning

Artist/Author: Bonnie Marranca | Reference: P3504 | ISBN: 9780801852725 | Type: Publication

Elaborates a new perspective on performance that links ecology and aesthetics. 

If You Lived Here: The City in Art, Theory and Social Activism

Artist/Author: Martha Rosler | Editor: Brian Wallis | Reference: P3497 | ISBN: 978-0941920186 | Type: Publication

Documents the crisis in American urban housing policies and portrays how artists have fought against government neglect, shortsighted housing policies and unfettered real estate speculation.

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

Moochers, dreamers, wasters, vagabonds and doodlers

Artist/Author: Gillian Whiteley | Reference: P3475 | Type: Publication

The art of sloth and reverie as oppositional (in)activities.

University of DIY

Artist/Author: Katie Etheridge and Simon Pergishetti | Digital Reference: EF5269 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from the DIY 12 project: can you start a University of Live Art in your front room, garden shed or local pub?

No Nudity, Ducks or Amateur Wrestling OR

Editor: Deidre Heddon and Misha Myers | Reference: A0767

What happens when you give a live artist the keys to the library?

Pocket Theatre M documentation

Artist/Author: Zorica Jevremović | Reference: D2262 | Type: DVD

Artist biography and promotional material for Pocket Theatre M (Džepno pozorište M), founded on the premises of a psychiatric clinic.

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

1ltre of blood 100kgs of bullets / Pledge

Artist/Author: Rebecca Cunningham | Reference: D2255 | Type: DVD

Documentation from two performances, presented at Brisbane Arts (2007) and MAJU JAYA Performance Art Festival (2007).

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

Shoot an Iraqi: Art, Life and Resistance Under the Gun

Artist/Author: Wafaa Bilal, Kari Lydersen | Reference: P3266 | ISBN: 978-0872864917 | Type: Publication

The project received overwhelming worldwide attention and spawned provocative online debates; ultimately, Bilal was named Chicago Tribune's Artist of the Year. Structured in two parallel narratives, the story of Bilal's life journey and his Domestic Tension experience, Shoot an Iraqi is for anyone who seeks insight into the current conflict in Iraq and for those fascinated by interactive art technologies and the ever-expanding world of online gaming. 

Utopia: Three Plays for a Postdramatic Theatre

Artist/Author: Claire Macdonald | Reference: P3203 | ISBN: 978-1783204625 | Type: Publication

A cofounder of the United Kingdom’s legendary 1980s performance theatre company Impact Theatre Co-op, MacDonald composed Utopia, a sequence of commissioned play texts, between 1987 and 2008. This edition brings together both the plays and the story of how the plays came to be made and written.

Is the Artist Present? - Live (and conscious) art at a Borderline

Artist/Author: Dror Harari | Editor: Ric Allsopp | Reference: A0727 | Type: Article

The essay interrogates Hadas Ophrat's piece Insomnia.

Playbook

Editor: Mark Harvey | Reference: P3204 | ISBN: 978-0-473-37174-6 | Type: Publication

An artist book which samples his performance and art practices over 14 years, with text by Victoria Wynne-Jones, Mark Amery and Gradon Diprose. 

Early video works

Artist/Author: Soni Kum | Reference: D2241 | Type: DVD

Includes: Foreign Sky, Beast of Me, Still Hear the Wound

Catalogued with a spanned DVD.

Confronting the Institution in Performance: Liberate Tate’s Hidden Figures

Artist/Author: Liberate Tate | Reference: A0720 | Type: Article

Weaves together the various voices for the art collective to offer readers both an analysis and an experience of the group's performance: the inner voice of the performance; the critical voice of the witness; and the frustrating redactions reflecting Tate and BP's hidden contracts. 

Elephant Head on White Body: Reflexive Interculturalism in Ganesh Versus the Third Reich

Artist/Author: Marcus Tan | Reference: A0715 | Type: Article

Analysis of representation and interculturalism in Back to Back Theatre's production.

Performance Works 2008-2017

Artist/Author: Soni Kum | Reference: D2240 | Type: DVD

Includes: Foreign Sky, Beast of Me and Still Hear the Wound.

Catalogued with a spanned DVD.

Barbers of East London

Artist/Author: Paula Harrowing and jamie lewis hadley | Reference: P3189 | Type: Publication

A new publication celebrating the various communities of barbershops across East London. Comissioned by CUT Festival: The Art of Barbering.

Joined Forces: Audience Participation in Theatre

Editor: Anna R. Burzyńska | Reference: P3165 | ISBN: 978-3-89581-427-3 | Type: Publication

Four interviews and ten essays, case studies, manifestos and anti-manifestos by theatre makers, curators, critics, and scholars, presenting various examples of audience participation in theatre and linking them to problems of participation in democracy and to socially engaged art.

A Place Free of Judgement

Artist/Author: Blast Theory and Tony White | Reference: P3173 | ISBN: 978-0-9956965-0-1 | Type: Publication

During 2016 Blast Theory and Tony White worked with a group of young people in libraries in Telford and Wrekin to re-imagine libraries, story telling and their place in the world. On 29 October 2016, over the course of 9 hours from 3pm to midnight, the young people took control of their local libraries, and performed live to a worldwide audience. This book is a result of that process.

Education for Socially Engaged Art: A Materials and Techniques Handbook

Artist/Author: Pablo Helguera | Reference: P3154 | ISBN: 978-1934978597 | Type: Publication

Drawn from empirical and extensive experience and research, the book provides a curriculum and framework for thinking about the complexity of socially engaged practices. Locating the methodologies of this work in between disciplines, Helguera draws on histories of performance, pedagogy, sociology, ethnography, linguistics, community and public practices.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and class and cultural privilege. (P3152)