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Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey

Artist/Author: Ron Athey | Editor: Dominic Johnson | Reference: P2115 | ISBN: 978-1-78320-035-1 | Type: Publication

Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey presents the first critical overview of this major artist’s work. It demonstrates how Athey foresaw and precipitated the central place afforded they body and identity politics in art and critical theory in the 1990s and beyond.

To All Appearances: Ideology and Performance

Artist/Author: Herbert Blau | Reference: P3507 | ISBN: 978-0415013659 | Type: Publication

 The author's concerns – which include the social meaning of illusion and the cultural manifestation of power – take the reader from Eleanora Duse to Laurie Anderson; from the puppet theatre of Kleist to Kantor's theatre of the dead; and from the Kutiyattam temple dancers in Kerala to Womanhouse in Los Angeles.

So Much Wasted: Hunger, Performance, and the Morbidity of Resistance

Artist/Author: Patrick Anderson | Reference: P2981 | ISBN: 978-0822348283 | Type: Publication

Anderson analyzes self-starvation as a significant mode of staging political arguments across the institutional domains of the clinic, the gallery, and the prison. 

Arte para uma cidade sensível / Art for a sensitive city

Artist/Author: Brígida Campbell | Reference: P2864 | ISBN: 978-85-66129-22-9 | Type: Publication

The publication explores art created in public spaces in Brazil, since 2000. In Portuguese and English. Published under the Creative Commons licence. 

The Deadwood Stage - DIY documentation

Artist/Author: GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN | Digital Reference: EF5185 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN's DIY 10 project, which explored exertion, endurance, cliché and the epic using the musical Calamity Jane. 

The project took place at Cambridge Junction. Part of LADA's DIY.

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Paul Bright’s Confessions of a Justified Sinner

Artist/Author: Untitled Projects | Reference: P2789 | ISBN: 978-1783199495 | Type: Publication

In 1987, Paul Bright, a rebellious young Scottish director set out to stage James Hogg's cult novel Confessions of a Justified Sinner in a series of radical productions across Scotland. In 2010, Untitled Projects began work with the actor George Anton to assemble an archive and exhibition of this almost-forgotten feat of theatre. 

30 Texts for 30 Years

Artist/Author: Forced Entertainment | Reference: P2659 | Type: Publication

Collection of scores and texts markinf thirty years of Forced Entertainment. Contributors were invited to write about their experience of Forced Entertainment following one rule: each text must be exactly 365 words long.

Nothing Up My Sleeve: An Exhibition Based on the Work of Stuart Sherman

Artist/Author: Stuart Sherman | Reference: P2583 | ISBN: 978-098023-241-7 | Type: Publication

The book is an extension of the exhibition, composed of entries from each performer/artist celebrating the work of Stuart Sherman. 

European Studies in Culture and Policy: Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Artist/Author: Sandra Johnston | Editor: Mairead Nic Craith and Ullrich Kockel | Reference: P2322 | ISBN: 978-3-643-90440-9 | Type: Publication

An investigation of doubt, risk, and testimony through performance art process in relation to systems of legal justice

Splat!

Artist/Author: The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein | Reference: D2117 | Type: DVD

Film of performance created for SPILL Festival of Performance, London 2013.

Matthew Barney: No Restraint

Artist/Author: Alison Chernick | Reference: D2102 | ISBN: 5060103790999 | Type: DVD

Documentary of the making of Barney’s film Drawing Restraint 9.

Improperganda: The Art of the Publicity Stunt

Editor: Mark Borkowski | Reference: P2264 | ISBN: 9781903399002 | Type: Publication

Collection of photographs with critical text.

Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal

Artist/Author: J. Jack Halberstam | Reference: P2227 | ISBN: 9780807010976 | Type: Publication

theory on Lady Gaga, new feminism, gender and sexual fluidity

The British Guide to Showing Off

Artist/Author: Andrew Logan, Various | Reference: D2046 | Type: DVD

Documentary spanning five years of the Alternative Miss World Show, costume pageant and fancy dress party for grown ups.

Mythogeography: A Guide to Walking Sideways

Artist/Author: Phil Smith | Reference: P1922 | ISBN: 978-0-9562631-3-1 | Type: Publication

Handbook of recollections and practical exercises exploring the art of walking and its modern uses. This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964).

How to Become an Action Hero

Artist/Author: Elizabeth Streb | Reference: P1923 | ISBN: 978-1-55861656-1 | Type: Publication

Elizabeth Streb combines memoir and analysis to convey how she became an extreme action dancer/choreographer. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: On Falling by Amy Sharrocks (P2249).

Sex and Isolation and other essays

Artist/Author: Bruce Benderson | Reference: P1780 | ISBN: 978-0-299-22314-4 | Type: Publication

Foreword by Catherine Texier

Theatre & Prison

Artist/Author: Caoimhe McAvinchey | Reference: P1754 | ISBN: 978-0-230-24793-2 | Type: Publication

Count One

Artist/Author: Nicola Conibere | Digital Reference: EF5029 | Type: Digital File

Spill National Platform 2009

The Sultan’s Elephant

Artist/Author: Royal De Luxe, Artichoke | Reference: D1615 | Type: DVD

McCarthy Rococo

Artist/Author: Stephen Maine | Reference: A0555 | Type: Article

Filed in Miscellaneous.

The Mad Dog, or Last Taboo Guarded by Alone Cerberus

Artist/Author: Oleg Kulik | Reference: P2221 | ISBN: 9783866787698 | Type: Publication

Images documenting Oleg Kulik works