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New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future

Artist/Author: James Bridle | Reference: P3725 | ISBN: 978-1786635471 | Type: Publication

Surveying the history of art, technology and information systems the books reveals the dark clouds that gather over discussions of the digital sublime.

Heart of a Dog

Artist/Author: Laurie Anderson | Reference: D2304 | Type: DVD

A cinematic journey through love, death and language. 

75 minutes.

Radio Ballet

Artist/Author: LIGNA | Reference: D2289 | Type: DVD

Around 500 participants – usual radio listeners, no dancers or actors – were invited to enter the Leipzig train station, equipped with cheap, portable radios and earphones. By means of these devices they could listen to a radio program consisting of a choreography suggesting permitted and forbidden gestures (to beg, to sit or lie down on the floor etc.). 

Emily Jacir: Europa

Editor: Emily Jacir and Omar Kholeif | Reference: P3123 | ISBN: 978-3791354842 | Type: Publication

This book focuses on this award-winning artist’s relationship to Europe and the Mediterranean and explores how one relates to a particular place. Published to accompany exhibitions at the Whitechapel Gallery (Sept 2015 – Jan 2016) and IMMA (Oct-Dec 2016).Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Enrique Jezik Lines of Division

Artist/Author: Kate Bonansinga | Reference: P2648 | ISBN: 9780981803340 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of the show Lines of Division at The Rubin Center.

Double Game

Artist/Author: Sophie Calle | Reference: P2469 | ISBN: 978-1900828284 | Type: Publication

Sophie Calle's project Double Game interweaves the artist's life with that of Maria, a character in Paul Auster's novel 'Leviathan', blurring the lines between reality and fiction. Second edition

Ulrike and Eamon Compliant

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: P1772 | ISBN: 978-0-9543258-1-7 | Type: Publication

Commissioned and performed for the 53rd Venice Biennale.

Orchestra of Anxiety

Artist/Author: Manu Luksch and Mukul Patel | Reference: D1653 | Type: DVD

A collection of instruments that deploy security and surveillance technologies in unusual and playful contexts, prompting visitors to reflect on their personal sense of security and their relationship with public fears (of petty crime, terrorism, etc.). The first instrument to be built is a steel harp with strings of razor wire, which requires the harpist to wear protective gauntlets to play it.

Pedestrian Congestion Charging

Artist/Author: Richard Dedomenici | Digital Reference: DB0068 | Type: Digital File

Project documentation.

Talking Heads: Blast Theory

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Digital Reference: DB0010 | Type: Digital File

‘Talking Heads’ are short presentations by artists to camera about their practice and approaches to making. The ‘Talking Heads’ films are part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Loving Big Brother

Artist/Author: John E McGrath | Reference: P0477 | ISBN: 0-415-27538-5 | Type: Publication

Looks at a wide range of performance and visual artists, at popular TV shows and movies, and at our day-to-day encounters with surveillance, rooting its arguments in an accessible reading of cultural theory.

Radioballett - Exercise in Lingering not According to the Rules

Artist/Author: Ligna | Reference: D1331 | Type: DVD

Radio play produced for the collective listening in public places.

Ulrike and Eamon Compliant

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: P1421 | Type: Publication

Essays by Richard Grayson and Matt Adams. Documentation of an ambulatory work commissioned by the De La Warr Pavilion for the Venice Biennale 2009. This project is based on real world events and is an explicit engagement with political questions. Participants are invited to assume the role of Ulrike or Eamon and make a walk through the city while receiving phone calls. The experience culminates with an interview in a hidden room.

Surveillance Spectacles: The Big Art Group’s Flicker and the Screened Body in Performance

Artist/Author: Jason Farman | Reference: A0262 | Type: Article

This article analyzes the question of where the dominant mode of production lies – on the screen, where action and a singular character identity cohere, or behind the screen, where the embodied difference of the actors is continually prioritized.

Arkive City

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P1165 | ISBN: 978-1-899377-30-5 | Type: Publication

The contributors to Arkive City map out important questions and shifts in interest that have arisen from the changing role of archiving in culture, and it’s relationship with the arts, through their work: curating exhibitions in museums, deconstructing art history, running library and government archives, running archives in arts organisations, and shaping individual practice. Includes accompanying Arkive City – City Map

Rider Spoke

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: D0994 | Type: DVD

Cruel/Loving Bodies 2

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P1094 | Type: Publication

Booklet charting the first phase of the homonymous project involving artists from China and the UK reflecting upon issues of gender and body. In Chinase and English language.

Soft Message

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: D0764 | Type: DVD

Day of the Figurines

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: P0888 | Type: Publication

Shelved in Oversize publications section.

Selected Gallery Works

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: D0410 | Type: DVD

Media Mutandis: a NODE.London Reader

Editor: Marina Vishmidt | Reference: P0810 | ISBN: 0-9552435-0-5 | Type: Publication

Projects a critical context around the Season of Media Arts in London March 2006 and provides another discursive dimension to the events of October 2005’s Open Season.

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

Something American

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: D0411 | Type: DVD

Kidnap

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: D0405 | Type: DVD

Application Form available to view for reference in the Artists Archive in the Live Art Development Agency office. Please ask. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Social Engagement and Participation by FrenchMottershead (P1290)

Stampede

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: D0404 | Type: DVD

Blast Theory - New Media, Art and a Creative Culture

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: P0636 | ISBN: 0-9752027-2-3 | Type: Publication

Uncle Roy All Around You

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: D0182 | Type: DVD

Compilation

Artist/Author: The Library of Insurrectionary Imagination | Digital Reference: EF080 | Type: Digital File

Trucold

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: V0579 | Type: Video

Blast Theory Information Pack

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: D0005 | Type: DVD