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Shirin Neshat: Two Installations

Editor: Bill Horrigan | Reference: P3959 | ISBN: 978-1881390268 | Type: Publication

Catalogue which accompanies  films exploring the social, political and psychological dimensions of women's experience in contemporary Islamic societies.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
 

Everything Seemed Possible: Art in the 1970s

Author: Richard Cork | Reference: P3665 | ISBN: 978-0300095081 | Type: Publication

A selection of articles from the seventies, eighties, nineties, and the year 2000. The result is a fascinating chronicle and invaluable record of a turbulent period that gives an overview and survey of British art and its reception over the past thirty years which is wholly unprecedented in its scope.

The Forest and the Field

Author: Chris Goode | Reference: P3257 | ISBN: 9781849434751 | Type: Publication

A polemical thinking-through of the whole concept of theatre as a ‘space’, and a politically motivated exploration of how, and where, that theatrical space meets the real world that surrounds and suffuses it.

Creating by Annotating: The director’s notebooks of Jan Fabre and Jan Lauwers

Author: Timmy De Laet, Edith Cassiers & Luk Van Den Dries | Reference: A0717 | Type: Article

Reversing the common understanding of annotation as a posterior act of adding information to already existing sources, this article argues that annotation also serves as a pre-performance procedure facilitating artistic creation.

Anna Birch archive

Reference: P2992 | Type: Publication

Includes The Wollstonecraft Live Experience! programmes and materials, two programmes for the Stoke Newington Literary Festival, and a list of publications.

Devising in Process

Editor: Alex Mermikides and Jackie Smart | Reference: P2958 | ISBN: 978-0230573673 | Type: Publication

The book examines the creative processes of eight theatre companies making devising-based performances: The People Show, Station House Opera, Shunt, The Red Room, Faulty Optic Theatre of Animation, theatre O, Gecko and Third Angel.

Daring to be Present: An Interview with Carlyle Reedy

Author: Eleanor Roberts | Reference: A0643 | Type: Article

The interview aruges for visibility of Reedy as a force of innovation where she is wrongly, and yet expectedly, absent from mainstram cultural institutions. 

The Future Show

Author: Deborah Pearson | Reference: P2808 | ISBN: 978-1783192953 | Type: Publication

The Future Show is both a performance and an on-going project. It is a piece that tells the story of a one person's future, starting from the end of a performance and going until the end of her life.

Rambles with Nature

Author: Sheila Ghelani | Reference: P2763 | Type: Publication

This book explores the hedgerow from many different angles, through many different art-forms and with many different collaborators. Includes writing by Lucy Cash, Maddy Costa, Mary Paterson, Rajni Shah, Sue Palmer. Illustrations by Mel Sheppard. Pocket-size book in large folder.

Firing the Can(n)on of Disability Arts

Author: Sean Burn | Reference: D2187 | Type: DVD

A short film mixing animation, live-art, spoken word and an original soundworld to challenge the absence of disability art. 

Temporal Drag

Author: Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz | Reference: P2629 | ISBN: 978-3-7757-2988-8 | Type: Publication

The five works by Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz featured in this publication intervene in time-related discourses and practices. Texts by Mathias Danbolt, Diedrich Diederichsen, Elizabeth Freeman, Denis Pernet, Marc Siegel, conversation with the artists by Andrea Thal. 

Multiple Occupancy: Eleanor Antin’s ‘Selves’

Author: Emily Liebert | Reference: P2494 | ISBN: 9781884919305 | Type: Publication

From 1972-1991, Eleanor Antin created multiple personae of different genders, races, professions, historical contexts and geographical locations. This book, issued in conjunction with a 2013 exhibition at the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, explores these works

Lament

Author: Richard Ashrowan | Reference: P2492 | ISBN: 978056172808 | Type: Publication

Richard Ashrowan considers the geopoetics of the Anglo/Scots borderline, travelling to several points on the border and beginning a meditation into the meanings that might be revealed within its landscape

From the Cutting-Floor of the Public Poem

Author: Alain Arias-Misson | Reference: P2489 | ISBN: 9789490693152 | Type: Publication

Documenting Alain Arias-Misson's 'public poem' projects over the last 45 years. With an essay by Roger D'Hondt

Brion Gysin: Here to Go

Author: Terry Wilson | Reference: P2487 | ISBN: 9780983248033 | Type: Publication

A book of interviews with Brion Gysin, by Terry Wilson

Sanatorium Operations Manual

Author: Pedro Reyes | Reference: P2485 | ISBN: 9781905464791 | Type: Publication

Tania Bruguera

Author: Lucrezia Cippitelli and Domenico Scudero | Reference: P2483 | ISBN: 9788874900510 | Type: Publication

A collection of essays on the installation and performance work of Cuban artist Tania Bruguera. Contributors: Domenico Scudero, Lucrezia Cippitelli, Irma Arestizabal, Roberto Pinto, Simonetta Lux

Bas Jan Ader: Suspended Between Laughter and Tears

Author: Bas Jan Ader | Reference: P2479 | ISBN: 9780982995600 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of the exhibition September 30-December 10 2010 curated by Pilar Topkins Rivas

Guy De Cointet

Editor: Marie de Brugerolle | Reference: P2471 | ISBN: 9783037640692 | Type: Publication

Exploring the life and works of Guy de Cointet who explored language through performance and visual art. 

Ulay: The First Act

Author: Thomas McEvilley | Reference: P2476 | Type: Publication

Extended interview with Ulay by Thomas McEvilley

More Than Meat Joy: Performance Works and Selected Writings

Author: Carolee Schneemann | Reference: P2473 | ISBN: 978-0929701547 | Type: Publication

Brings together documentation and text on many of Schneemann's performance works.

Vito Acconci: Writings, Works, Projects

Author: Gloria Moure | Reference: P2450 | ISBN: 8434308940 | Type: Publication

This monograph includes both extensive visual documentation from throughout Vito Acconci's career and a wide selection of his writings.

To Sam Ja / This Is I

Author: Vlasta Delimar | Reference: P2449 | ISBN: 9789537615659 | Type: Publication

Accompanies the 2014 retrospective of Vlasta Delimar's work at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb.

Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties

Author: Teresa A. Carbone, Kellie Jones et al | Reference: P2444 | ISBN: 9781580933902 | Type: Publication

How 1960s African American artists and many of their sympathetic peers addressed the struggle for racial justice in powerful works of art is examined across a pivotal decade.

Rebecca Horn

Author: Rebecca Horn et al | Reference: P2447 | ISBN: 0892071117 | Type: Publication

Catalogue from the Rebecca Horn retrospective that opened at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 1993. Contributions include interviews and essays by Rebecca Horn, Germano Celant, Nancy Spector, Giuliana Bruno, Katherina Schmidt, Stuart Morgan, Nicholas Serota, Thomas Krens.

We Can Be Heroes: London Clubland 1976-84

Author: Graham Smith, Chris Sullivan | Reference: P2442 | ISBN: 9781908717658 | Type: Publication

Charts the rise of London’s club scene from Punk in the late 1970s to the New Romantics in the 1980s.

Bruce Nauman: The True Artist

Author: Peter Plagens | Reference: P2443 | ISBN: 9780714849959 | Type: Publication

Comprehensive overview of the life and work of Bruce Nauman.

You Are Here: Art After The Internet

Editor: Omar Kholeif | Reference: P2431 | ISBN: 9780956957177 | Type: Publication

A critical exploration of both the effects and affects that the Internet has had on contemporary artistic practices. Contributors: Ed Halter, Basel Abbas, Ruanne Abou-Rhame, Sophia Al-Maria, Sam Ashby, Jeremy Bailey, Stephanie Bailey, Erika Balsom, Zach Blas, James Bridle, Jennifer Chan, Tyler Coburn, Michael Connor, Model Court, Jesse Darling, Brian Droitcour, Constant Dullaart, Gene McHugh, Omar Kholeif, Lucia Pietroiusti, Jon Rafman, James Richards, Basak Senova, Jamin Shovlim, Brad Troemel.

Thee Psychick Bible

Author: Genesis Breyer P-Orridge | Reference: P2437 | ISBN: 9781932595901 | Type: Publication

*currently unavailable*

Texts, documents, illustrations, photographs and commentaries regarding TOPY, the most influential magikal commune of the 80s and 90s. Contributors: Carl Abrahamsson, Jason Louv, Malik, Coyote 37, Jean-Pierre Turmel, Chloe, Hilmar orn Himarsson, The Abominable TV Snowman, Eden 211, Eden, Andi Brechen, sexuality, sex, Coyote Two, Simon Woodgate, Jay Kinney, Brother Words, Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge, Desmond Hill

Memories That Smell Like Gasoline

Author: David Wojnarowicz | Reference: P2434 | ISBN: 9780963109507 | Type: Publication

David Wojnarowicz explores memory, the longing for love and sexuality in the specter of AIDS. Cartoons, paintings and writings.

In The Shadow of the American Dream: the Diaries of David Wojnarowicz

Editor: Amy Scholder | Reference: P2433 | ISBN: 9780802136718 | Type: Publication

Diaries of the artist David Wojnarowicz, capturing the emotional, sexual and political chaos of modern urban life.

Visions of Excess: Selected Writings, 1927-1939

Author: Georges Bataille | Editor: Allan Stoekl | Reference: P2429 | ISBN: 9780816612833 | Type: Publication

Selected writings of French surrealist Georges Bataille.

Enough is Enough: Weekly Meditations for Living Dysfunctionally

Author: Karen Finley | Reference: P2424 | ISBN: 978-0671871826 | Type: Publication

In this collection of humorous illustrations and text, Finley shows us how to make the most of our dysfunctional qualities.

Yingmei Duan: Performance & Performative Installation Art 1995-2013

Author: Jurgen Bernhard Kuck | Reference: P2415 | ISBN: 9783865416032 | Type: Publication

An overview of Yingmei Duan's performance and installation work since 1995.

The Performance Dinners

Editor: Mo Throp | Reference: P2413 | ISBN: 9781908339058 | Type: Publication

Documentation of The Subjectivity and Feminisms Research Group's Performance Dinners, in which artists and academics are invited to 'perform' their response to the evening's theme, addressing the relationship between subjectivity and the artwork, particularly in regard to feminist theories. Contributors: Mo Throp, Maria Walsh, Verina Gfader, Georgina Starr, Kate Smith, Leda Papaconstantinou, Monika Oechsler, Katherine Meynell, Despina Meimaroglou, Rebecca Fortnum, Sutapa Biswas, Laura Malacart, Catherine Maffioletti, Claire MacDonald, Dominika Kieruzel, Susan Kelly, Rebecca Hallifax, Lucy Gunning, Fran Cottell, Brian Dawn Chalkley, Jo Bruton, Katie Baker, Gill Addison, Claudia Kappenberg, Celestin Edwards, Maria Walsh, Sarah Tremlett, Ana Laura Lopez de la Torres, Sissu Tarka, Sarah Smith, Lucy Reynolds, Anita Ponton, Susannah Pal, Jo Mitchell, Catherine Maffioletti, Claire Walsh, Marcia Farquhar, Sharon Bennett, Oreet Ashery, Yolande Burgin, Rose Cronin, Elisha Foust, Oriana Fox, Dominika Kieruzel, Elena Loizidou, Kristen Lovelock, Caroline Smith

Frankly Speaking: a collection of essays, writings and rants

Author: Frank Moore | Reference: P2414 | ISBN: 9781495443381 | Type: Publication

A collection of prose by Frank Moore, covering from the late 1970s until the artist's death in 2013.

Out From Under: Texts by Women Performance Artists

Editor: Lenora Champagne | Reference: P2400 | ISBN: 0559360097 | Type: Publication

A collection of texts by several seminal women performance artists. Holly Hughes – 'World Without End'; Beatrice Roth – 'The Father'; Laurie Anderson – from 'United States'; Karen Finley – 'The Constant State of Desire'; Rachel Rosenthal – 'My Brazil'; Laurie Carlos, Jessica Hagedorn, Robbie McCauley – 'Teenytown'; Leeny Sack – 'The Survivor and the Translator'; Lenora Champagne – 'Getting Over Tom'; Fiona Templeton – 'Strange to Relate'. 

This Book Is Great

Editor: Belluard Festival | Reference: P2354 | Type: Publication

A celebration of Belluard Festival 1983-2013 with facsimile of books chosen by contributors.

May I Be Happy Here

Author: Kjell Caminha | Reference: P2333 | ISBN: 9789198105117 | Type: Publication

Small artist’s notebook containing fragments of dialogue

Feeling It For You (Perspective): With Seers in Residence

Author: Traci Kelly | Reference: P2352 | ISBN: 9780957600942 | Type: Publication

An interactive research model for creative practices.

Cally Spooner: And You Were Wonderful, On Stage

Editor: Tate Live | Reference: P2348 | Type: Publication

2014 exhibition pamphlet including chorus lyrics.

Brace Up

Author: The Wooster Group | Reference: D2122 | ISBN: 616892067863 | Type: DVD

2003 production plus bonus footage from 1993. This item can be found in the locked glass cabinet.