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Nipples! I have no Nipples!

Artist/Author: Pam Patterson | Reference: D2270 | Type: DVD

On brest cancer and resistance.

Part of PSI 12.

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

A Surgery – The Body as Art

Artist/Author: Michael Mayhew | Reference: P2046 | Type: Publication

Documentation of DIY 9: 2012 project. A Five-Day Surgery on the practicalities and functionalities of working with the body. ‘The Body as Art’ puts 6 artists & 2 theorists into the company of a Doctor – Dr Tuheen Hudan – and an experienced artist – Michael Mayhew – to talk / enquire / investigate the functionality and practicalities of working with the body within a performative context.

Carpe Minuta Prima

Artist/Author: Brian Lobel | Reference: D1893 | Type: DVD

Five DVDs from five different members of the public participating in Brian Lobel’s Carpe Minuta Prima performance.

There is No Word for It

Artist/Author: Laura Bridgeman & Serge Nicholson | Reference: P1642 | ISBN: 978-0-9568711-0-7 | Type: Publication

Publication of the verbatim theatre show of the same title.

Orlan: A Hybrid Body of Artworks

Editor: Simon Donger, Simon Sheppherd, Orlan | Reference: P1643 | ISBN: 978-0-415-56234-8 | Type: Publication

An in-depth account of Orlan’s pioneering art. The book covers her career in performance and a range of other art forms.

Saint Orlan: Ritual as Violent Spectacle and Cultural Criticism

Artist/Author: Orlan, Alyda Faber | Reference: A0386 | ISBN: 0-262-75805-9 | Type: Article

The French performance artist’s practice of self-directed violence creates a spectacle that violates the viewer and establishes Orlan’s body as “a site of public debate.” Her work radically exposes the violence of patriarchically established “beauty standards.”

various

Artist/Author: He Yunchang | Reference: D1426 | Type: DVD

Selected work images. Chinese.

The Wings of Live Art

Artist/Author: He Yunchang | Reference: P1353 | ISBN: 978952334249 | Type: Publication

Rupture

Artist/Author: Natasha Davis | Reference: D1250 | Type: DVD

A series of episodes exploring life in a spasm, liminal spaces and the body as a permanent site of trauma.

Carnal Art, Orlan’s Refacing

Artist/Author: C. Jill O'Bryan | Reference: P0732 | ISBN: 0-8166-4323-7 | Type: Publication

Considers how the artist’s ever-fluctuating reconstructions of her face question idealized beauty and female identity, persuasively arguing that Orlan’s surgically reinvented face succeeds in both reinforcing and breaking apart corporeal subjectivity and representation.