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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).

Critical Theory and Performance

Editor: Janelle G. Reinelt, Joseph R. Roach | Reference: P3952 | ISBN: 978472064588 | Type: Publication

Presents a broad range of critical and theoretical methods, and applies them to contemporary and historical performance genres.  Revised and Enlarged Edition

What the **** is Normal?!

Artist/Author: Francesca Martinez | Reference: P3569 | ISBN: 978-0753555354 | Type: Publication

If you grow up in a world where wrinkles are practically illegal, going bald is cause for a mental breakdown, and women over size zero are encouraged to shoot themselves (immediately), what the hell do you do if you’re, gasp … disabled? 

A Good Night Out for the Girls: Popular Feminisms in Contemporary Theatre and Performance

Artist/Author: Elaine Aston and Geraldine Harris | Reference: P2840 | ISBN: 978-1137518200 | Type: Publication

Moving across the boundaries of mainstream and experimental circuits, from the affective pleasures of commercially successful shows such as Calendar Girls and Mamma Mia! to the feminist possibilities of new burlesque and stand-up, this book offers a lucid and accessible account of popular feminisms in contemporary theatre and performance.

100 Acts of Minor Dissent

Artist/Author: Mark Thomas | Reference: P2779 | ISBN: 978-1910463031 | Type: Publication

An account of an entire year spent living provocatively. From successful campaigns against Royal Parks and multinationals, to arts and crafts with porn mags, from annoying estate agents, to raising cinema workers' wages, comedian and campaigner Mark Thomas stopped at nothing.

Tune in to… Radio Radio

Artist/Author: Mel Brimfield | Reference: D2184 | ISBN: 9783936919813 | Type: DVD

A double CD of selected items and several hour-long radio broadcasts produced and curated by Mel Brimfield, who spent a year and a half collecting, commissioning and honing submissions for 24 hours' worth of content. 

Keeping the Faith Cabaret

Artist/Author: David Hoyle, Dawn Right Nasty | Reference: D1719 | Type: DVD

Sacred: Keeping the Faith, festival at Chelsea Theatre, London, 24-28 November 2011.

This Filthy World

Artist/Author: John Waters, Jeff Garlin | Reference: D1457 | Type: DVD

This documentation has since been presented with the permission of Revelation Films as part of the Performance Matters, Performing Idea, Performance Lecture Archive; an interactive video archive housed at the Whitechapel Gallery between 2-9 October 2010. The archive looked at examples of the performance lecture as a form of artistic and critical expression and its potential to address a broad range of cultural issues and philosophical ideas.

Dead Funny

Artist/Author: Sally O'Reilly | Reference: A0153 | Type: Article

On the art of comedy.

Electoral Guerrilla Theatre - Radical ridicule and social movements

Artist/Author: L M Bogad | Reference: P0728 | ISBN: 978-0415332255 | Type: Publication

Explores the recent phenomenon of the satirical election campaign.

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

 

Cyber-Sadism Live

Artist/Author: Stewart Home | Reference: D0359 | Type: DVD

Spoken word cd.

catalogue number: HNTSAB 002