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(Untitled) Dyketactics Revisted

Author: Liz Rosenfeld | Digital Reference: EF5387 | Type: Digital File

Bodies move freely through an ambiguous urban “utopia”…or do they? Shot on 16mm film and digital video.

7 mins

The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

Editor: Teresa Brayshaw, Anna Fenemore, and Noel Witts | Reference: P4028 | ISBN: 978-1138785342 | Type: Publication

Combines extracts from over 70 international practitioners, companies, collectives and makers from the fields of dance, theatre, music, live and performance art, and activism to form a sourcebook for students, researchers and practitioners.

Performing Citizenship: Bodies, Agencies, Limitations

Editor: Paula Hildebrandt, Kerstin Evert, Sibylle Peters, Mirjam Schaub, Kathrin Wildner, Gesa Ziemer | Reference: P3909 | ISBN: 978-3-319-97501-6 | Type: Publication

Discusses how citizenship is performed today, through the optic of the arts, in particular the performing arts, but also from the perspective of a wide range of academic disciplines such as urbanism and media studies, cultural education and postcolonial theory.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Doing Absolutely Nothing

Author: Paul Wiersbinski | Reference: P3677 | ISBN: 978-3-947516-02-5 | Type: Publication

A journey through the void, ephemeral and digital towards play and poetry.

Body of Art

Editor: Diane Fortenberry, Rebecca Morrill | Reference: P3694 | ISBN: 978-0714869667 | Type: Publication

The first book to explore the various ways the human body has been both an inspiration and a medium for artists over hundreds of thousands of years.

The Empire Remains Shop

Author: Cooking Sections | Reference: P3561 | ISBN: 978-1941332375 | Type: Publication

Speculates on the possibility and implications of selling back the remains of the British Empire in London today. Based on a public installation in London in the fall of 2016, the book catalogues and develops the installation's critical program of discussions, performances, dinners, installations, and screenings hosted at 91-93 Baker Street.

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

Street Hunt

Author: Joshua Sofaer | Reference: P3558 | Type: Publication

A visual crossword puzzle, a treasure hunt where the riches are road names, a story emerging from the page: and the chance to win up to £10,000!

World Film Locations: Hong Kong

Editor: Linda Chiu-han Lai, Kimburley Wing-yee Choi | Reference: P3553 | ISBN: 978-1783200214 | Type: Publication

The first of its kind in English, this book is more than a city guide to Hong Kong through the medium of film; it is a unique exploration of the relationship between location and place and genre innovations in Hong Kong cinema.

Applying Performance: Live Art, Socially Engaged Theatre and Affective Practice

Author: Nicola Shaughnessy | Reference: P3535 | ISBN: 978-1349317059 | Type: Publication

Draws upon cognitive and affect theory to examine applications of contemporary performance practices in educational, social and community contexts. The writing is situated in the spaces between making and performance, exploring the processes of creating work defined variously as collaborative, participatory and socially engaged.

Deep Mapping

Author: Brett Bloom and Nuno Sacramento | Reference: P3536 | ISBN: 9-780952-890133 | Type: Publication

Develops and encourages you to inhabit — through narratives or spatialized experiences — Deep Maps of places you want to understand in a robust, inclusive, and expansive ways, which is not possible with traditional mapping. 

Disability Culture and Community Performance: Find a Strange and Twisted Shape

Author: Petra Kuppers | Reference: P3527 | ISBN: 978-1137319920 | Type: Publication

Performances in hospices and on beaches; cross-cultural myth making in Wales, New Zealand and the US; communal poetry among mental health system survivors: this book presents a senior practitioner/critic's exploration of arts-based research processes sustained over more than a decade -a subtle engagement with disability culture.

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

Going Home

Author: Geraldine Pilgrim | Digital Reference: EF5268 | Type: Digital File

Documentation (Power Point) from the DIY 12 project, a developmental exercise exploring the concept of returning to what one understands as “home” 

Performance artist’s workbook: on teaching and learning performance art: essays and exercises

Editor: Pilvi Porkola | Reference: P3426 | ISBN: 978-952-7218-10-5 | Type: Publication

The aim of this book is to offer perspectives on performance art practice with a focus on teaching. This subject has rarely been approached in the literature and this book gives insights and inspiration for all those teaching performance art as well as to anyone else interested in this art form.

Elements of Performance Art

Author: Anthony Howell and Fiona Templeton | Reference: P3326 | ISBN: 978-1-903006-08-5 | Type: Publication

Derived from exercises contributed to workshops by performers with The Ting: The Theatre of Mistakes. First published published 1976.

The New Rules of Public Art

Author: Situations | Reference: P3287 | Type: Publication

Published to coincide with the launch of Public Art Now, a programme of events and discussions which explore new forms and approaches to public art.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR).

 

The Forest and the Field

Author: Chris Goode | Reference: P3257 | ISBN: 9781849434751 | Type: Publication

A polemical thinking-through of the whole concept of theatre as a ‘space’, and a politically motivated exploration of how, and where, that theatrical space meets the real world that surrounds and suffuses it.

Two Live Artists in the Theatre

Author: Tania El Khoury and Deborah Pearson | Reference: A0721 | Type: Article

The two live artists engage in a playful, theatre-inspired dialogue (complete with stage directions) in which they discuss their complicated relationships, working within theatre institutions.

Entr’acte: Performing Publics, Pervasive Media, and Architecture

Editor: Jordan Geiger | Reference: P3170 | ISBN: 978-1-349-49280-0 | Type: Publication

Generally taking place in front of closed curtains during set changes between acts, the entr'acte delivers a fleeting new purpose and event to the otherwise sometimes inert space between stage and pit. This collection employs the entr'acte as a model for conceptualizing emerging formations of publics and of public space.

Does it Work?: The Æffect of Activist Art

Author: Stephen Duncombe | Reference: A0713 | Type: Article

Starting with the questions: Does it Work? and How Can We Know? this article explores the effect and affect, or affect, of activist art. 

The Yes of the No

Author: Emma Cocker | Reference: P3172 | ISBN: 978-1899926022 | Type: Publication

Existing in the space between imaginative proposition and a call to action, the book is an assemblage of provocations, proposals and potential ways of operating
 — ranging from navigating the city and inhabiting the margins to errant acts of reading; from preparing for the unexpected 
to learning how to ‘not know’, from minor acts of singular sedition to collective expressions of an insurgent ‘we’.

Performance and the Global City

Editor: D.J. Hopkins, Kim Solga | Reference: P2955 | ISBN: 978-1137520258 | Type: Publication

The book explores what it means to create and experience urban performance – as both an aesthetic and a political practice – in the burgeoning world where cities are built by globalization and neoliberal capital.

Material Measure IIIII

Author: Sylvette Babin and Sinéad O'Donnell | Digital Reference: EF5212 | Type: Digital File

Part of the 2010-2013 series; made between Montréal & Drummondville.

3:43

Devising in Process

Editor: Alex Mermikides and Jackie Smart | Reference: P2958 | ISBN: 978-0230573673 | Type: Publication

The book examines the creative processes of eight theatre companies making devising-based performances: The People Show, Station House Opera, Shunt, The Red Room, Faulty Optic Theatre of Animation, theatre O, Gecko and Third Angel.

Performance and the City

Editor: Kim Solga, Shelley Orr, D. J. Hopkins | Reference: P2954 | ISBN: 978-0230300491 | Type: Publication

Now in paperback and with a new preface by Susan Bennett, the book explores an interdisciplinary range of topics, including: theatre and urban policy development; architecture, trauma, and memory; urban performance history; site-specific performance and urban politics; sexuality and nationality in urban performance; and environmental performance theory.

Artists in East London

Author: ACME | Reference: A0660 | Type: Article

Article compiled from the artistsineastlondon.org (on 14/5/2008).

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)

Building an Island

Editor: Graz 2003: Kulturhauptstadt Europas | Reference: P2910 | ISBN: 978-3775713573 | Type: Publication

Acconci's Mur Island in Graz forges a closer bond between life on the river and in the two halves of the city. The book documents the different stages of the design, and places sketches and computer simulations next to remarkable photographs of models as well as shots of the finished island. An interview with Vito Acconci and a presentation of the diverse work by the Acconci Studio round off the book.  In German and English.  

Nothing To Declare

Author: Dictaphone Group | Reference: P2662 | Type: Publication

Research booklet for a collaborative project initiated by live artist Tania El Khoury and researcher and architect Abir Saksouk. “Nothing To Declare” was the group’s first lecture performance and was developed during a residency at Watermill Studios in the United States in April 2013. Also see video documentation ref EF5156.

Nothing to Declare

Author: Dictaphone Group | Digital Reference: EF5156 | Type: Digital File

Trailer of a collaborative project initiated by live artist Tania El Khoury and researcher and architect Abir Saksouk. “Nothing To Declare” was the group’s first lecture performance and was developed during a residency at Watermill Studios in the United States in April 2013. Also find the project's Research Booklet as P2662.

In actu Negotiations of the Stage as a Spectrum of Im/possible Movements

Author: Constanze Schellow | Reference: A0580 | Type: Article

The author discusses walk+talk – Philipp Gehmacher's durational project inviting choreographers to deal with the driving parameters of their practices in simultaneously physical and verbal solo-explorations on stage.

This Sea Is Mine

Author: Dictaphone Group | Reference: P2586 | Type: Publication

Booklet of site specific live performance that explores the concepts of access to the sea and public space in the city through Beirut’s seafront. 

You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination

Author: Katharine Harmon | Reference: P2506 | ISBN: 978-1568984308 | Type: Publication

A wide-ranging collection of inventive maps. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Half Life

Author: NVA | Reference: P2515 | ISBN: 978-1-906307-17-2 | Type: Publication

Publication documenting a series of ambitious large-scale public artworks by the environmental arts organisation NVA. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Setting the Fell on Fire: Allenheads Contemporary Arts Contemporary Art in a Rural Context

Author: Tracey Warr et al. | Reference: P2514 | ISBN: 9780955747830 | Type: Publication

This book is an account of Allenheads Contemporary Arts (ACA)’s development through a programme of residencies, projects, exhibitions and events that accompany relations with community and environment. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Waterlog: A Swimmer’s Journey Through Britain

Author: Roger Deakin | Reference: P2505 | ISBN: 978-0099282556 | Type: Publication

Deakin offers a fascinating perspective on modern Britain through the exploration of its waters. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Activism Doubt

Author: Jonas Staal, Harmen de Hoop | Reference: P2535 | ISBN: 978-9078454366 | Type: Publication

This visual report is the result of a series of public works wherein Jonas Staal and Harmen de Hoop used each other as performers for their work.

For Space

Author: Doreen Massey | Reference: P2508 | ISBN: 9781412903622 | Type: Publication

In this book, Doreen Massey makes an impassioned argument for revitalising our imagination of space. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

The Wild Places

Author: Robert Macfarlane | Reference: P2507 | ISBN: 978-1847080189 | Type: Publication

An account of visits to various remote places in order to evoke their spirit of wildness punctuated with reflections on climate change, on destruction of habitat, and on the matters of time and belonging. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Species of Spaces and Other Pieces

Author: Georges Perec | Reference: P2511 | ISBN: 978-0141442242 | Type: Publication

A selection of of non-fictional works delving into the philosophical exploration of ordinary spaces. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

The Poetics of Space

Author: Gaston Bachelard | Reference: P2504 | ISBN: 978-0807064733 | Type: Publication

A philosophic exploration of our perceptions of houses and other shelters shape our thoughts, memories, and dreams. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).

Alice Anderson: From Dance to Sculpture

Author: Alice Anderson | Reference: P2480 | ISBN: 9780957402300 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of Alice Anderson's 'From Dance to Sculpture' exhibition.

Trans-global readings: Crossing theatrical boundaries

Editor: Caridad Svich | Reference: P2468 | ISBN: 978-0719063251 | Type: Publication

Gathers the voices of unique artists from the worlds of theatre, music and performance to discuss process and the making of interdisciplinary work. Contributors: Tim Etchells, Rinde Eckert, Richard Foreman, Peter Gabriel, David Greig, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Phelim McDermott, Peter Sellars