A study of post-millennial solo performance in the UK and Western Europe that explores the contentious relationship between identity, individuality and neoliberalism.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
The first anthology to chronicle the global critical reception of Aboriginal Art since the early 1980s, when the art world began to understand it as contemporary art.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
Explicitly addresses significant issues, such as the oppression of women and Eurocentric standards of beauty, the historical rise of the idea of whiteness, and the abridgement of democracy along race, class, and gender lines.
Dissects the network of household, kinship and sexual relations that constitute the family form in advanced capitalist societies to show how they reinforce conditions of inequality.
Reflections on how institutions inform art, curatorial, educational, and research practices while they shape the world around us.
Drawing on more than ten years of ethnographic research in and around New York City, the book offers a kaleidoscope of subjects and stories that address how race is negotiated in today’s world-including tales of book-vending numerologists, urban conspiracy theorists, corrupt police officers, mixed-race neo-Nazis, and gospel choirs forbidden to catch the Holy Ghost.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
From Medieval guilds to today’s social networks, Sennett’s book explores the nature of co-operation, why it has become weak and how it can be strengthened.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Kids (P3091).
The collection explores repetition in relation to intimacy, laughter, technology, familiarity, and fear proposing a new vocabulary for understanding what is at stake in works that repeat.
A feminist investigation into the marginalization of women within western discourse that denies female moral agency and embodiment.
Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).
This cross-disciplinary study draws on both Theatre Studies and Sociology to examine the performance situations of Forced Entertainment’s productions ‘Bloody Mess’ and ‘The World in Pictures’: What practices do participants employ to create the `space` and ´characters` in a performance? In what ways do the spectators become the actual ´players` in a performance? The book contains numerous interviews with Tim Etchells, founding member and artistic director of Forced Entertainment. In German with some English texts.
Investigates the extent to which performance can represent the ‘unrepresentable’ of trauma.
Trans Bodies, Trans Selves is a revolutionary resource-a comprehensive, reader-friendly guide for transgender people, with each chapter written by transgender or genderqueer authors
Selected writings of French surrealist Georges Bataille.
Exploration of art from the position of the producer, who does not ask what it looks like or where it comes from, but why it exists in the first place.
part of the Key Concepts series. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Disability and New Artistic Models by Aaron Williamson (P1529)