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Anne Bean: Self Etc.

Editor: Rob La Frenais | Reference: P3650 | ISBN: 978-1-78320-946-0 | Type: Publication

The first substantial survey of its kind, the publication brings together documentation of performances, drawings, videos, installations, and sculptures, as well as writings, interviews and visual essays by the artist. A series of commissioned critical essays show her to be a prolific maker of acts, objects, and multiple ‘selves’.

In Aching Agony and Longing I Wait for You by the Spring of Thieves

Editor: Jumana Emil Abboud, Lara Khaldi | Reference: P3732 | ISBN: 978-1911164906 | Type: Publication

Marks the finissage of Abboud's solo exhibition The Horse, the Bird, the Tree and the Stone at Bildmuseet (Sweden, 21 May – 17 September 2017) and the inauguration of her solo show The pomegranate and the sleeping ghoul at Darat al Funun-The Khalid Shoman Foundation (Jordan, 10 October 2017 – 11 January 2018).
 

Women, the arts and globalization

Editor: Marsha Meskimmon,‎ Dorothy C. Rowe | Reference: P3532 | ISBN: 978-0719096716 | Type: Publication

The essays in Women, the Arts and Globalization demonstrate that women in the arts are rarely positioned at the centre of the art market, and the movement of women globally (as travelers or migrants, empowered artists/scholars or exiled practitioners), rarely corresponds with the dominant models of global exchange. Rather, contemporary women's art practices provide a fascinating instance of women's eccentric experiences of the myriad effects of globalization.

My Body, The Buddhist

Artist/Author: Deborah Hay | Reference: P3144 | ISBN: 978-0819563286 | Type: Publication

One of the most revealing accounts of what art creation entails and the ways in which the body, the center of our aesthetic knowledge of the world, can be regarded as our most informed teacher. 

Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)

The Contemporary, The Common: Art in a Globalizing World

Artist/Author: Chantal Pontbriand | Reference: P3131 | ISBN: 978-3943365481 | Type: Publication

*currently unavailable*

Examines themes of being-in-common in today's world and their relation to the development of art practices. As these practices are implemented, other ways of seeing, understanding, and making appear.

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

The Library of Performing Rights

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P3041

The Library of Performing Rights is a unique resource containing over 250 items submitted by artists, activists and academics from around the world that examine the intersection between performance and Human Rights.

The catalogue is available here and is continuously updated.

Please note the Library is currently housed in the Study Room but is a touring Library so please contact LADA before your visit to check it is not out on the road.

Greenwich Village 1963: Avant-Garde Performance and the Effervescent Body

Artist/Author: Sally Banes | Reference: P2672 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-1391-5 | Type: Publication

This book draws a vibrant portrait of the artists and performers who gave the 1963 Village its exhilarating force, the avant-garde whose interweaving of public and private life, work and play, art and ordinary experience, began a wholesale reworking of the social and cultural fabric of America.

Marina Abramovic: Live Culture Talk

Artist/Author: Marina Abramovic | Digital Reference: EF5098 | Type: Digital File

For over 20 years Marina Abramovic has collected materials from film, dance, theatre, music, rituals and performance. For her lecture at Live Culture she wound through a personal visual archive of performance related materials focused around the performing body, its mental and physical limits.This documentation has since been presented with the permission of the artist as part of the Performance Matters, Performing Idea, Performance Lecture Archive; an interactive video archive housed at the Whitechapel Gallery between 2-9 October 2010. The archive looked at examples of the performance lecture as a form of artistic and critical expression and its potential to address a broad range of cultural issues and philosophical ideas.

CAUTION

Artist/Author: Sinead O'Donnell | Reference: P1963 | ISBN: 978-0-9565621-5-9 | Type: Publication

Six international performance artists collaborate on a project exploring invisible disability through ‘living art' practice. CAUTION includes one DVD of video works and one CD of talking text.

Art, Live and Videotape

Artist/Author: Aine Phillips | Reference: A0504 | Type: Article

Four performance artists meet to consider the use of video in their work and their relationship to the medium. Can be found in Miscellaneous folder number 3

Metamembrana

Artist/Author: Marcel.li Antunez Roca | Reference: P1805 | ISBN: 978-84-96954-87-8 | Type: Publication

Exercises for Rebel Artists

Artist/Author: Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Roberto Sifuentes | Reference: P1944 | ISBN: 978-0-415-54923-3 | Type: Publication

A series of crucial practical exercises to help create challenging theatre which transcends the boundaries of nation, gender, and racial identity.

Freeing The Body: The Power of Being

Artist/Author: Gabrielle Roth | Reference: A0462 | Type: Article

From the publication Maps To Ecstasy: A Healing Journey for the Untamed Spirit, (1989) by Gabrielle Roth

Being Watched: Yvonne Rainer and the 1960s

Artist/Author: Yvonne Rainer, Carrie Lambert-Beatty | Reference: P1771 | ISBN: 978-0-262-51607-5 | Type: Publication

Monografija Performans

Artist/Author: Vlasta Delimar | Editor: Misko Suvakovic, Marijan Spoljar, Vlado Martek | Reference: P1767 | ISBN: 953-6612-22-4 | Type: Publication

Art & Society: Reframing Women

Artist/Author: Hilary Robinson | Reference: A0446 | Type: Article

CIRCA (Contemporary Visual Culture in Ireland), Hilary Robinson, See also, Brutal Silences Study Room Guide, catalogue ref. no. P1661.

Dorothy Cross and the Art of Dispossession

Artist/Author: Robin Lydenberg, Dorothy Cross | Reference: A0450 | Type: Article

See also, Brutal Silences Study Room Guide, catalogue ref. no. P1661.

Live Culture Lecture series: Performing Body

Artist/Author: Marina Abramovic | Reference: D1532 | Type: DVD

For over 20 years Marina Abramovic has collected materials from film, dance, theatre, music, rituals and performance. For her lecture at Live Culture she wound through a personal visual archive of performance related materials focused around the performing body, its mental and physical limits.This documentation has since been presented with the permission of the artist as part of the Performance Matters, Performing Idea, Performance Lecture Archive; an interactive video archive housed at the Whitechapel Gallery between 2-9 October 2010. The archive looked at examples of the performance lecture as a form of artistic and critical expression and its potential to address a broad range of cultural issues and philosophical ideas.

Gbanjo… mo gbe de Performance

Artist/Author: Jelili Olorunfunmi Atiku and Lorver Ikeseh | Reference: P1959 | Type: Publication

Folder containing notes on the performances: The Victim of Political Assassination, Quest for Gaia and Gbanjo… mo gbe de Performance.

The Connected Body?

Editor: Ric Allsopp & Scott de Lahunta | Reference: P1311 | ISBN: 90-71681-03-3 | Type: Publication

Amsterdam readings on the Arts and Arts Education. Drawing on contemporary practice and scholarship in the fields of dance, performance and installation art, theatre/archaeology, ethnography, holistic bodywork and the history of medicine, the collection provides insights into the body as a problematic site of performance and suggests a ‘new authenticity' which equates both its phenomenological and representational aspects. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: On Falling by Amy Sharrocks (P2249).

Back Embrace

Artist/Author: Louise Manifold | Reference: D0334 | Type: DVD

The Body in Performance: A Study Room Guide on body based practices

Artist/Author: Franko B | Reference: P0602 | Type: Publication

A guide looking at body based practices, including works employing the body as an artistic tool and site of representation.

The You & The I

Artist/Author: Kira O'Reilly | Reference: A0021 | Type: Article

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195) and the Study Room Guide on One to One Performance by Rachel Zerihan (P1320)

Ethno-techno: Los Video Graffitis

Artist/Author: Guillermo Gomez Pena | Reference: D0178 | Type: DVD

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

It’s Queer Up North 1992 - 1996: A Catalogue of Queer Performance

Artist/Author: Neil Bartlett, Sue-Ellen Case, Leslie Paris, Pacitti, Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw | Editor: Charlie Spencer and Paul Heritage | Reference: P0177 | Type: Publication

Neil Bartlett, what mainstream?, It's Queer Up North 1992 – 1996: A Catalogue of Queer Performance. This item is part of the Study Room Guide in Search of a Documentology by Marco Pustianaz (P1115)