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Performing Animals: History, Agency, Theater

Editor: Karen Raber, Monica Mattfeld | Reference: P3704 | ISBN: 978-0271078342 | Type: Publication

In exploring the human-animal relationship from the early modern period to the nineteenth century, this publication questions what it means for an animal to “perform,” examines how conceptions of this relationship have evolved over time, and explores whether and how human understanding of performance is changed by an animal's presence. 

When Species Meet

Artist/Author: Donna J. Haraway | Reference: P3658 | ISBN: 978-0816650460 | Type: Publication

Contemplates the interactions of humans with many kinds of critters, especially with those called domestic.

Long Suffering: American Endurance Art as Prophetic Witness

Artist/Author: Karen Gonzalez Rice | Reference: P3230 | ISBN: 978-047205324 | Type: Publication

Links avant-garde performance practices with religious histories in the United States, setting contemporary performances of endurance art within a broader context of prophetic, religious discourse in the United States

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. 

Transfigured Night

Artist/Author: Alphonso Lingis | Editor: Adrian Heathfield Hugo Glendinning | Reference: D2137 | Type: DVD

Part of Crossovers DVD series. A conversation between Alphonso Lingis and Adrian Heathfield

Trashing Performance, Common, Keynote

Artist/Author: Franco ‘Bifo' Berardi | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

Part of the Trashing Performance programme – the second year of Performance Matters – 25-29th October 2011.

The Judas Cradle and Documentary

Artist/Author: Ron Athey and Juliana Snapper | Reference: D0433 | Type: DVD

Performed at 291 Gallery London. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust

Artist/Author: James E. Young | Reference: P0046 | ISBN: 978-0253206138 | Type: Publication

Study of how historical memory and understanding are created in Holocaust diaries, memoirs, fiction, poetry, drama video testimony and memorials.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

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