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LADA Presents: Neil Bartlett and Nancy Reilly in conversation

Digital Reference: EF5384

Documentation of the event marking World AIDS Day. Included a screening of Ron Vawter’s performance at the ICA in 1993 as part of LIFT and a conversation between Neil Bartlett and Nancy Reilly.

World AIDS Day Screening: Reza Abdoh

Digital Reference: EF5382

Documentation of the event which featured a screening of Theatre Visionary, a documentary about Abdoh, as well as a discussion with film’s director Adam Soch and director and academic Alyson Campbell.

F U T U R E R I T U A L Film night

Digital Reference: EF5378

Documentation of the evening which featured a screening of short films and performance documentation by artists working around ritual, performance and queer futurity.

Tranny Hotel

Digital Reference: EF5342

A gathering of international transgender performers and their audiences in Liverpool in November 2011. Part of LADA screens.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Uncertain Fragments

Author: Tim Etchells, Hugo Glendinning | Digital Reference: EF5339

A video essay reflecting on the work and process of Forced Entertainment combining interview fragments, performance excerpts, backstage and rehearsal room material from diverse projects, focused around an excerpt from the group’s 2001 performance First Night.

Part of LADA Screens 15.

Unicorn: The Memoir of a Muslim Drag Queen

Author: Amrou Al-Kadhi | Reference: P4058 | ISBN: 978-0008306069

From a god-fearing Muslim boy enraptured with their mother, to a vocal, queer drag queen estranged from their family, this is a heart-breaking and hilarious memoir about the author’s fight to be true to themself.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Live art: Definition and documentation

Author: Nick Kaye | Reference: A0877

Considers the inter‐disciplinarity of ‘Live Art’ as a field of work and as a performance practice.

From the British Live Art: Essays and Documentation issue.

Reza Abdoh Collection

Author: Reza Abdoh | Digital Reference: EF5312

Includes:
1 A Medea: Requiem for a Boy, 1986 (2 files)
2 Rusty Sat on a Hill One Dawn …,1987 (2 files)
3 Eva Peron, 1987
4 King Oedipus, 1987
5 Peep Show (videos used in performances), 1988 (2 files)
6 Minamata,1989 (2 files)
7 Pasos en la Obscuridad, 1990
8 The Hip-Hop Waltz of Eurydice, 1990
9 Bogeyman, 1991
10 Train Project (un-edited video project @ L.A.T.C.), 1991
11 The Blind Owl and Making of…, 1991
12 The Law of Remains, 1992
13 Simon Boccanegra, 1992 (2 files)
14 Tight Right White, 1993
15 Quotations from a Ruined City, 1994 (2 files)
16 Memorial Service, LA and NY, 1995 (2 files)
17 Mixed Images and Projects
18 Reza Abdoh, Short Video Works
19 Interview Tapes
20 Show Tapes (videos used in performances)
21 Cast Reference Video

Reza Abdoh, Theatre Visionary

Author: Adam Soch | Digital Reference: EF5311

An intimate portrait of the world and work of Abdoh and his company.

The Butch Monologues

Author: Laura Bridgeman | Reference: P4032 | ISBN: 9780956871114

A collection of secret stories exploring sexuality, vulnerability and desire, taken from interviews with butches, masculine women and gender rebels living worldwide.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

Reference: P4028 | ISBN: 978-1138785342

Combines extracts from over 70 international practitioners, companies, collectives and makers from the fields of dance, theatre, music, live and performance art, and activism to form a sourcebook for students, researchers and practitioners.

Black Performance Theory

Reference: P4026 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-5616-5

Considering how blackness is imagined in and through performance, the contributors address topics including flight as a persistent theme in African American aesthetics, the circulation of minstrel tropes in Liverpool and in Afro-Mexican settlements in Oaxaca, and the reach of hip-hop politics as people around the world embrace the music and dance.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
 

Hillbilly Tragedy

Author: David Young | Reference: A0864

On what’s not playing in American theatres in the 2017–18 Season.

Christoph Schlingensief: Art without Borders

Reference: P4015 | ISBN: 978-1841503196

Consisting of twelve chapters written by leading scholars in the field, and a long interview with Schlingensief himself, the book will provide the reader with the first comprehensive study of the intriguing body of work that Schlingensief has developed over the last thirty years.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Tele Encounters: Telepresence and Migration

Reference: P4024

Publication on the artistic research platform aiming to explore family relationships within the context of migration and to contribute to the development of telepresence (technologically mediated presence) as an artistic idiom.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

None of Us is Yet a Robot: Five Performances on Gender Identity and the Politics of Transition

Author: Emma Frankland | Reference: P4014 | ISBN: 978-1786826459

Charts artist and performer Emma Frankland's gender transition against a shifting social and political landscape, while grappling with the systematic erasure of trans history.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

New Media Dramaturgy: Performance, Media and New-Materialism

Author: Peter Eckersall, Helena Grehan, Edward Scheer | Reference: P3990 | ISBN: 978-1137556035

Illuminates the shift in approaches to the uses of theatre and performance technology in the past twenty-five years and develops an account of new media dramaturgy (NMD), an approach to theatre informed by what the technology itself seems to want to say.

Queer Beograd Border Fuckers Cabaret: The Scripts, 2004–2011

Reference: P3994 | ISBN: 978-8690930340

This front line queer theatre tells first hand stories of how it is to be LGBT/Queer in Serbia and reveals the underlying issues of war, closed borders, neofascism and a country in the process of change.

In English and Serbian.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Queer exceptions: Solo performance in neoliberal times

Author: Stephen Greer | Reference: P3988 | ISBN: 978-1526113696

A study of post-millennial solo performance in the UK and Western Europe that explores the contentious relationship between identity, individuality and neoliberalism. 

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Burgerz

Author: Travis Alabanza | Reference: P3976 | ISBN: 9781786826473

After someone threw a burger at them and shouted a transphobic slur, performance artist Travis Alabanza became obsessed with burgers.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The Theater of the Bauhaus

Reference: P3950 | ISBN: 978-0819560209

Essays on the concept of total theatre, which emerged from the Bauhaus as a new aesthetic of stage design and presentation.

Puppets, Masks, and Performing Objects

Reference: P3955 | ISBN: 978-0262522939

This volume, which originally appeared as a special issue of The Drama Review, looks at puppets, masks, and other performing objects from a broad range of perspectives.

The theater and its double

Author: Antonin Artaud | Reference: P3966 | ISBN: 9780802141392

A collection of manifestos originally published in 1938, in which the artist and philosopher attacks conventional assumptions about the drama.

Acts of Passion: Sexuality, Gender, and Performance

Reference: P3953 | ISBN: 978-1560231080

Draws on the experiences and expertise of a wide range of lesbian practitioners and theorists to explore the impact and influences of sexuality and gender on performance.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Photocopies of God

Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2312 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-34-6

Presents images of a theatre struggling to move beyond the exchange of desires, beyond even the carnal itself. The performers attempt to break the endless cycle of impersonation and to submit themselves to the supreme gaze. In the glass cabinet. 

Passion

Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2315 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-35-3

Passion takes up the theme of sacrifice that plays through all the work of the company, leading its audience into a re-enactment of the Stations of the Cross. 

In the glass cabinet. 

The Pornography of Performance

Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2311 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-33-9

A frenzied meditation on theatrical obsession, a festive overture of histrionic suffering and flapping genitalia. In the glass cabinet. 

Whale Nation

Reference: P3928 | ISBN: 978-0224025690

Celebrates whales in verse and photographs, and in an anthology of prose writings from the worlds of science and literature.

Mike Pearson collection

Author: Mike Pearson | Reference: P3938

Includes: Theatre / Archaeology, The script's not the thing, Welsh Heterotopias, and an interview with Geraldine Cousin

First and Last Warning

Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2314 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-32-2

The audience is divided. Those who can afford it are escorted to their private viewing area, to be served champagne and smoked salmon throughout the show. The rest risk the edges of the performance space, clad only in black lingerie. In the glass cabinet. 

14-18 NOW: Contemporary arts commissions for the First World War Centenary

Reference: P3932 | ISBN: 978-1788161466

A detailed look at the extensive 14-18 NOW programme, which was set up to bring a creative response to the centenary of the First World War.

John Laws/Sade: a confession

Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2310 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-29-2

Against the background of the disembodied voice a visceral and sado-masochistic exchange between bodies makes voyeurs of its audience.  In the glass cabinet.