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LADA Screens 13 -  Adrian Howells - documentation

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.

 

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.

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. 

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.

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?

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. 

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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.

Ragnar Kjartansson

Editor: Leila Hasham | Reference: P3099 | ISBN: 978-3863359706 | Type: Publication

Published as part of the eponymous exhibition at the Barbican 14 July – 4 September. Surveys the Icelandic artist's practice from his student work to today.

This item can be found in the locked glass cabinet.

Monica Ross - Ethical Actions: A Critical Fine Art Practice

Editor: Suzanne Treister and Susan Hiller | Reference: P3073 | ISBN: 978-3-956792-02-1 | Type: Publication

This fully illustrated publication documents Ross’s works from 1970 to 2013, including early feminist collaborative works, drawings made at the Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp in the 1980s, poster designs for the antinuclear movement, works relating to the writings of Walter Benjamin, and documentation from the sixty performances of Anniversary—an act of memory (2008–13), solo, collective, and multilingual recitations from memory of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which concluded with a final collaborative performance at the UN in Geneva on the day of Ross’s death.

Stand

Reference: P3057 | Type: Publication

Newspaper commissioned for (in)Xclusion festival 2012. The brief was to respond to issues of social exclusion through the framing of performance – images generated collaboratively over a 3 day workshop.

The Peterlee Project 1976-1977

Artist/Author: Stuart Brisley | Reference: P2993 | ISBN: 978-87-93108-12-7 | Type: Publication

Published on the occasion of Brisley's exhibition State of Denmark at Modern Art Oxford, September-November 2014.

Wend Iwade

Editor: Richard Houguez | Reference: P2962 | ISBN: 978-0-9935123-1-5 | Type: Publication

Publication on the project which saw the artist working with the residents of Iwade from July 2015 to explore the village’s changing identity in the flux of the new build development. The project included workshops, residencies and live events hosted by artists, musicians and archeologists. 

The Basement Group

Artist/Author: The Basement Group, Projects UK and Locus+ | Reference: A0661 | Type: Article

Artists' events, projects and publications curated, commissioned and produced from December 1979 to the present day. Found in miscellaneous article folder #5B

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

Situationist International Anthology

Editor: Ken Knabb | Reference: P2870 | ISBN: 978-0939682041 | Type: Publication

Generally recognized as the most comprehensive and accurately translated collection of situationist writings in English, this book presents a rich variety of articles, leaflets, graffiti and internal documents, ranging from early experiments in “psychogeography” to lucid analyses of the Watts riot, the Vietnam War, the Prague Spring, the Chinese Cultural Revolution and other crises and upheavals of the sixties.

One Morning In May - documentation

Artist/Author: Noëmi Lakmaier | Digital Reference: EF5182 | Type: Digital File

On Monday 28 May 2012, Noëmi Lakmaier undertook a slow and exhausting test of endurance – an attempt to crawl from Toynbee Studios towards ‘The Gherkin’.

Film: Hydar Dewachi. 14:39
 

Birthmark Exhibition Guide

Artist/Author: Liberate Tate | Reference: P2858 | Type: Publication

Birthmark  – a live unsanctioned performance was performed in the 1840s gallery of 'A BP Walk Through British Art' at Tate Britain on the 28th November, 2015, the start of the Paris climate talks.

Trykksak (1 and 2)

Artist/Author: Alt Gar Bra | Reference: P2855 | Type: Publication

Alt Går Bra sets out to research the intersections between art and politics through exhibits and performances, printed publications and invited guests. Trykksak includes a selection of texts, poems, graphics, artwork, speaches etc.