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Ivy Monteiro: a performance lecture on queer spirituality and Afro Futurism

Digital Reference: EF5379

Documentation of the performance lecture by Swiss based Brazilian artist about their most recent work Trinta y Dois Igual a 5.

Archives of the Ephemeral

Author: Pascale Grau, Margarit von Büren, Olivia Jaques, Tabea Lurk, Valerian Maly, Julia Wolf | Reference: P4121

Publication about the project which brought questions of archiving performance art to a broader public. In German and English.

Berner Almanach 6: Performance

Reference: P4120 | ISBN: 9523742

Documents Bern’s performance scene. In German.

Gessnerallee Zürich programme, Jan-Jul 2008

Reference: P4084

Booklet about programmes held at the Swiss venue. In German.

Gessnerallee Zürich programme, Sept 2007-Jan 2008

Reference: P4083

Booklet about programmes held at the Swiss venue. In German.

Gessnerallee Zürich programme, Sept 2006-Feb 2007

Reference: P4082

Booklet about programmes held at the Swiss venue. In German.

Gessnerallee Zürich programme, Feb-Jun 2006

Reference: P4081

Booklet about programmes held at the Swiss venue. In German.

Performing Labour’s (Non)Futures Universal basic income and the monetary imagination

Author: Christian Riley Nagler | Reference: A0843

The universal basic income idea is, overall, profoundly performative, in that it attempts to model the ultimate pragmatism of wider social nets of generosity, and does so by representing the embodied conditions that might be brought into being by such generosity. In this way, the utopian heuristic of an unconditional, guaranteed income is said to be an ‘instrument of freedom’ and a ‘device for economic sanity’. The question is though, as is often the case: freedom and sanity for whom?

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Latifa Echakhch

Reference: P3114 | ISBN: 978-3037642009

The artist investigates cultural transfer and displaced identity through installation, sculpture, video and performance, culturally stereotyping artefacts such as flagpoles, Moroccan tea glasses and India ink in her art. Exhibition catalogue.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Fischli and Weiss - The Way Things Go

Author: Jeremy Millar | Reference: P2882 | ISBN: 978-1846380358

The Way Things Go (Der Lauf der Dinge) is a thirty-minute film by Swiss artists Peter Fischli and David Weiss featuring a series of chain reactions involving ordinary objects. It is also one of the truly amazing works of art produced in the late twentieth century. Millar tells us why this extraordinary film speaks to us at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

Swiss Theatre Selection 2008

Author: Various | Reference: D1926

This DVD provides an insight into Switzerland’s theatre scene presenting the work of a selection of work from independent groups and institutional theatres. Includes leaflet with text in English, German, French and Italian.

Suis a la messe, reviens de suite

Author: L'Alakran | Reference: D1850

Audio in French with German, Italian, English and Spanish subtitles.

Kairos, sisyphes et zombies

Author: L'Alakran | Reference: D1849

Audio in French with English, Spanish or Italian subtitles.