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Reformation

Artist/Author: Benjamin Robinson | Reference: P4092 | ISBN: 9780464446187 | Type: Publication

Over the course of 16 months Ithe artist took about 200 photographs of their reflection in the window of a derelict shop on Windsor Avenue, Fairview, Dublin 3.  52 images were selected and each is accompanied by a piece of text.

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).

Bi-Curious George and Other Side Kicks

Artist/Author: Lucy Hutson | Reference: D2300 | Type: DVD

Peformance video: The Yard Theatre, London, January 2018 (1hr)

For a digital copy see EF5286.

3 cartoons

Artist/Author: Lucy Hutson | Reference: D2302 | Type: DVD

For a digital copy see EF5286.

Britney Spears Custody Battle Vs. Zeus in Swan Rape Shocker

Artist/Author: Lucy Hutson | Reference: D2301 | Type: DVD

Performance video: The Marlborough Pub and Theatre, Brighton, 2015 (42mins)

For a digital copy see EF5286.

Lucy Hutson video collection

Artist/Author: Lucy Hutson | Digital Reference: EF5286 | Type: Digital File

Includes:
– video of Bi-Curious George and Other Side Kicks, The Yard Theatre, London, January 2018 (1hr)
– video of Britney Spears Custody Battle Vs. Zeus in Swan Rape Shocker, The Marlborough Pub and Theatre, Brighton, 2015 (42mins)
– cartoons

Survival of the Sickest -  the art of Martin O’Brien

Editor: Martin O'Brien and David MacDiarmid | Reference: P3518 | ISBN: 978-0-9935611-2-2 | Type: Publication

The first book bringing together writing and documentation on Martin O’Brien and marking ten years of his work.

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

Her Eyes Under the Bridge documentation

Artist/Author: Tara Fatehi Irani | Reference: P3439 | Type: Publication

Documentation from the DIY 14 project, exploring how personal documents and performance can animate each other within a specific context of travelling and migration.

The Story of ‘M’

Artist/Author: SuAndi | Reference: P3102 | ISBN: 978-1786821157 | Type: Publication

A moving tribute to the life and death of the artist’s white mother mother who raised her mixed-race children in the face of frequent racism 1960s but never let them forget they were of African descent and to be proud of their heritages. Includes selected poems by the same author.

See also D2230.

The Story of M

Artist/Author: SuAndi | Reference: D2230 | Type: DVD

Commissioned by the Institute for Contemporary Arts in 1995, The Story of M is a moving tribute to the life and death of the artist’s white mother mother who raised her mixed-race children in the face of frequent racism 1960s but never let them forget they were of African descent and to be proud of their heritages.

The Night I Grooved To Disco Tex and the Sex-o-Letts in Barry Blue’s Poncho

Artist/Author: Adrian Howells | Digital Reference: EF5201 | Type: Digital File

Four monologues, interspersed with game-show antics requiring audience participation.

53 minutes. Unknown date.

The Night I Grooved To Disco Tex and the Sex-o-Letts in Barry Blue’s Poncho

Artist/Author: Adrian Howells | Reference: D2201 | Type: DVD

 This DVD is currently missing. The digital file can be viewed in the Study Room. The reference is EF5201.

Four monologues, interspersed with game-show antics requiring audience participation.

53 minutes. Unknown date.

Cut with Kitchen Knife: a bit of slap and tickle

Artist/Author: Liz Aggiss | Digital Reference: EF5119 | Type: Digital File

Two parts documentation of performance offering varied interpretations on the aging female solo performing body. Presented in the context of “Fem Fresh” (Sunday 8 June 2014), a collaboration between Queen Mary, University of London and the Live Art Development Agency, featuring presentations and dialogues on, about, and around feminism and age in Live Art.

A Vision Of Love Revealed In Sleep

Artist/Author: Neil Bartlett | Reference: D1982 | Digital Reference: eD1982 | Type: Digital File

First 17 minutes: experimental video with dolls, shoes, colour overlays etc. (content unidentified, possibly off-air recordings); then venue interior shots and Neil Bartlett in solo rehearsal or performance. Venue unidentified but possibly Battersea Arts Centre, which would make this 1987 and the earliest version of the piece. Performance section followed by music videos, film excerpts etc. (presumably recorded off-air).Part of the Neil Bartlett Collection. Donated to the British Library and the Live Art Development Agency Study Room from Neil Bartlett’s personal collection.

Lady Audley’s Secret: A Melodrama

Artist/Author: Neil Bartlett | Reference: D1983 | Digital Reference: eD1983 | Type: Digital File

Performance piece after the novel by Mary E Braddon. With Neil Bartlett, Nicolas Bloomfield, Annie Griffin, Leah Hausman and Luke Williams. ICA, London, 1988.Part of the Neil Bartlett Collection. Donated to the British Library and the Live Art Development Agency Study Room from Neil Bartlett’s personal collection.

A Vision Of Love Revealed In Sleep

Artist/Author: Neil Bartlett | Reference: D2005 | Digital Reference: eD2005 | Type: Digital File

Venue interior shots and Neil Bartlett in solo rehearsal or performance. Venue unidentified but probably Battersea Arts Centre, which would make this 1987 and the earliest version of the piece. Part of the Neil Bartlett Collection. Donated to the British Library and the Live Art Development Agency Study Room from Neil Bartlett’s personal collection.

A Vision Of Love Revealed In Sleep

Artist/Author: Neil Bartlett | Reference: D1980 | Digital Reference: eD1980 | Type: Digital File

A work for the theatre written and performed (solo) by Neil Bartlett, presented by Gloria theatre company. Recorded at Butlers Wharf, London, 1987. Decor by Robin Whitmore. Music by Jeffrey Hinton.Part of the Neil Bartlett Collection. Donated to the British Library and the Live Art Development Agency Study Room from Neil Bartlett’s personal collection.

A Vision Of Love Revealed In Sleep

Artist/Author: Neil Bartlett | Reference: D2006 | Digital Reference: eD2006 | Type: Digital File

A work for the theatre written and performed (solo) by Neil Bartlett, presented by ICA Live Arts. Recorded at Butlers Wharf, London, 1987. Decor by Robin Whitmore.Part of the Neil Bartlett Collection. Donated to the British Library and the Live Art Development Agency Study Room from Neil Bartlett’s personal collection.

A Vision Of Love Revealed In Sleep

Artist/Author: Neil Bartlett | Reference: D1981 | Digital Reference: eD1981 | Type: Digital File

A work for the theatre written and performed (solo) by Neil Bartlett, presented by Gloria theatre company. Recorded at Butlers Wharf, London, 1987. Decor by Robin Whitmore. Same performance as REF. D1980 but this version has no opening titles and ends prematurely. An undocumented voice over from another programme plays over the top of the recording from the beginning until 10 min. 35 sec.Part of the Neil Bartlett Collection. Donated to the British Library and the Live Art Development Agency Study Room from Neil Bartlett’s personal collection.

3 Solos Em 1 Tempo – 3 Solos in One Time

Artist/Author: Denise Stutz | Reference: D1977 | Type: DVD

Video document of performance. With movements both hers and of other choreographers, Denise Stutz guides the audience through a personal and emotional history of Brazilian contemporary dance. The memory of the body and its relationship to identity – as well as how this is inscribed in space and relates to the public – motivate and shape this solo.

Uma Vida Em Dança – Movimentos e Percursos

Artist/Author: Denise Stutz | Reference: D1978 | Type: DVD

Video document of a journey of recollection through embdied and spoken narratives drawn from a number of reference works by the artist.

And Everything Is Going Fine/ Sex and Death to the Age 14

Artist/Author: Spalding Gray | Reference: D1902 | Type: DVD

A collection of monologues by the master of one-man drama.

Out of Now: The Life Works of Tehching Hsieh (Chinese language edition)

Artist/Author: Adrian Heathfield, Tehching Hsieh | Reference: P1821 | Type: Publication

This is a Chinese language edition of Out of Now, originally published in English in 2009 (Study Room number P1193)

Solo Voices: Monologues 1987-2004

Artist/Author: Neil Bartlett | Reference: P1739 | ISBN: 1-84002-465-8 | Type: Publication

Collected for the first time in print, over a decade of texts from one of British theatre’s fiercest voices, documenting the extraordinary site-specific solo performances which have run parallel to Bartlett’s work as a mainstream director.

Being Here While Not Being Here

Artist/Author: Sylvia Rimat | Digital Reference: EF5033 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from the Spill National Platform 2009

Stress Positioning

Artist/Author: Sohail Khan | Digital Reference: EF5032 | Type: Digital File

Spill National Platform 2009

BAD BAD

Artist/Author: Nathan Walker | Digital Reference: EF5027 | Type: Digital File

Spill National Platform 2009

Documenation Bank: Grace Surman

Artist/Author: Grace Surman | Digital Reference: DB0122 | Type: Digital File

This film is part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

A Kiss From The Last Red Squirrel

Artist/Author: Elyssa Livergant and Rough Memory | Digital Reference: EF5022 | Type: Video

Spill National Platform 2009

Sutre

Artist/Author: Madaleine Trigg | Digital Reference: EF5024 | Type: Digital File

Spill National Platform 2009

Not Tony

Artist/Author: Gary Stevens | Digital Reference: DB0120 | Type: Digital File

Documentation Bank: Gary Stevens

Artist/Author: Gary Stevens | Digital Reference: DB0119 | Type: Digital File

Part of the ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’, documentation of key works, and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Solo Performance Extracts

Artist/Author: Silke Mansholt | Digital Reference: DB0102 | Type: Digital File

Artist documentation.

Documentation Bank: Silke Mansholt

Artist/Author: Silke Mansholt | Digital Reference: DB0103 | Type: Digital File

Part of the ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’, documentation of key works, and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Hairy Mary

Artist/Author: Sarah Ruff | Digital Reference: EF5010 | Type: Digital File

From Fresh Air Platform 2010

Ophelia is not Dead

Artist/Author: Gillie Kleiman | Digital Reference: EF5003 | Type: Digital File

From Fresh Air Platform 2010

Cut Outs

Artist/Author: Hattie Prust | Digital Reference: EF5004 | Type: Digital File

From Fresh Air Platform 2010

Altered States

Artist/Author: Lewis Church | Digital Reference: EF5007 | Type: Digital File

From Fresh Air Platform 2010

It’d Pass the Time

Artist/Author: Katherine Fry | Digital Reference: EF5006 | Type: Digital File

From Fresh Air Platform 2010

Proof of Concept

Artist/Author: Richard Dedomenici | Digital Reference: DB0072 | Type: Digital File

Dedomenici attempts to take a full length photo using a photo booth.

Big Girls Do Big Things

Artist/Author: Eleanor Bauer | Reference: D1753 | Type: DVD

Invites the audience into the depths of the surface-oriented world of the performer, where the personal and the material are mutually imminent, where style is content, the ‘how’ is inseparable from the ‘what’, and the difference between fiction and reality is irrelevant.

See Also: Big Girls Do Big Things (D1751)

Hancock & Kelly Live - Lone Duets

Artist/Author: Hancock & Kelly | Reference: D1565 | Type: DVD

A sequence of 6 solo performances, each made alternately by Hancock and Kelly in response to the previous piece, made by the other.

Suspended

Artist/Author: Natasha Davis | Reference: D1538 | Type: DVD

Programme notes:Suspended in the space between two worlds, can one of them ever become home? How do memories preserve identity? Does dust ever settle on the past? Does grass grow over it? Natasha Davis’ third solo show completes her trilogy on body, identity and migration. Her poetic journey evokes migratory bodies burdened with past memories, present fears and future anxieties.Created in collaboration with Martin Langthorne and Bob Karper and with generous mentorship from Ju Row Farr and Dominic Johnson.Preceded by a short performance by an early career artist on the bar stage. Post show Q&A free to ticket holders.

Performing Idea: Musical Pieces, I Wanna Be in That Show

Artist/Author: Augusto Corrieri, Owen Parry | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

Performance Matters 5th October 8.30pm.Musical Pieces / I Wanna Be in That ShowAugusto Corrieri and Owen ParryToynbee Studios.Part of an ongoing investigation into solo performance, Musical Pieces explores the deceptive qualities of perception and attention offered by the theatre, playing with different forms of on-stage concealment and trickery.I Wanna Be in that Show is a performance about wanting to be in a performance. It draws on the feeling of seeing a performance and recognising one’s own desire to be in it or to have created it. It’s about art that drives you to make more art, to revel in its forms and textures and to question the bodies that occupy it.

I Still Love

Artist/Author: Franko B | Reference: P1516 | ISBN: 9788871796567 | Type: Publication

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

Ghostwriting for Performance: Third Angel’s The Lad Lit Project

Artist/Author: Alexander Kelly | Editor: Ross Prior, Michell Kossak, Hayley Singlehurst | Reference: A0332 | Type: Article

Journal of Writing in creative Practice Volume 2 Number 1

Out of Now - The Lifeworks of Tehching Hsieh

Artist/Author: Adrian Heathfield and Tehching Hsieh | Reference: P1193 | ISBN: 978–0–262–01255–3 | Type: Publication

Out of Now critical account of Tehching Hsieh’s complete body artworks from 1978-1999, conceived by the artist in collaboration with writer and curator Adrian Heathfield.Heathfield’s meditation is complemented by an intensive exchange with the artist and a set of letters from leading art theorists Peggy Phelan and Carol Becker, and artists Marina Abramovic, Santiago Sierra, and Tim Etchells, 245 x 320 mm 384 pages 173 colour illustrations and 140 black and white illustrations. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433)