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Fat Activist Vernacular

Artist/Author: Charlotte Cooper | Digital Reference: EF5365 | Type: Digital File

Explores fat activist language.

Queer exceptions: Solo performance in neoliberal times

Artist/Author: Stephen Greer | Reference: P3988 | ISBN: 978-1526113696 | Type: Publication

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).

How Aborigines Invented the Idea of Contemporary Art: Writings on Aboriginal Contemporary Art

Editor: Ian Maclean | Reference: P3921 | ISBN: 978-0909952372 | Type: Publication

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)

Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil

Artist/Author: W.E.B. Du Bois | Reference: P3639 | ISBN: 9781784787752 | Type: Publication

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.

The Anti-Social Family

Artist/Author: Michèle Barrett and Mary McIntosh | Reference: P3637 | ISBN: 9781781687598 | Type: Publication

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. 

Real Black: Adventures In Racial Sincerity

Artist/Author: John L. Jackson Jr. | Reference: P3286 | ISBN: 978-0226390024 | Type: Publication

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).

Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation

Artist/Author: Richard Sennett | Reference: P3096 | ISBN: 978-0141022109 | Type: Publication

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).

Leaky Bodies and Boundaries: Feminism, Postmodernism and (Bio)Ethics

Artist/Author: Margrit Shildrick | Reference: P3036 | ISBN: 978-0415146173 | Type: Publication

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).

Grenzwerte im Spiel Die Aufführungspraxis der britischen Kompanie »Forced Entertainment«.

Artist/Author: Stefanie Husel | Reference: P2709 | ISBN: 978-3-8376-2745-9 | Type: Publication

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.

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community

Artist/Author: Laura Erikson Schroth | Reference: P2453 | ISBN: 978-0199325351 | Type: Publication

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

Visions of Excess: Selected Writings, 1927-1939

Artist/Author: Georges Bataille | Editor: Allan Stoekl | Reference: P2429 | ISBN: 9780816612833 | Type: Publication

Selected writings of French surrealist Georges Bataille.

Disability

Artist/Author: Colin Barnes and Geof Mercer | Reference: P1258 | ISBN: 978-07456-2509-6 | Type: Publication

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)