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Sex Objects: Art and the Dialectics of Desire

Artist/Author: Jennifer Doyle | Reference: P1690 | ISBN: 0-8166-4526-4 | Type: Publication

Explores how sex in art is as diverse as sex in everyday life.

Of the Presence of the Body: Essays on Dance and Performance Theory

Editor: Andre Lepecki | Reference: P1738 | ISBN: 0-8195-6612-8 | Type: Publication

Focuses on the historical, cultural and political contexts that inform choreographic and dance practices and critical readings of dance-in other words, how dance operates as critical discourse.

What Is Live Art?

Artist/Author: Joshua Sofaer | Digital Reference: DB0038 | Type: Digital File

Good Luck Everybody. Lone Twin Journeys Performances Conversations

Editor: David Williams, Carl Lavery | Reference: P1619 | ISBN: 978-1-906499-02-0 | Type: Publication

The book contextualises, documents and analyses Lone Twin’s work. It explores their interest in live performance, journeys, places, language, narrative and image, and includes original interviews, essays, performance texts and photographs.

This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964).

Crossroads: Performance Studies and Irish Culture

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Sara Brady and Fintan Walsh | Reference: P1576 | Type: Publication

Considers Irish expressive culture through some of the paradigms and vocabularies offered by performance studies.

Writings of the Vienna Actionists

Artist/Author: Brus, Muehl, Nitsch, Schwarzkogler | Editor: Malcolm Green | Reference: P0401 | ISBN: 1 900565 10 2 | Type: Publication

Professing Performance: Theatre in the Academy from Philology to Performativity

Artist/Author: Shannon Jackson | Editor: Tracy C. Davis | Reference: P1539 | ISBN: 9780521656054 | Type: Publication

Considers the connection amongst a range of performance forms such as oratory, theatre, dance, and performance art and explores performance as both a humanistic and technical field of education. This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).

Out of Now - The Lifeworks of Tehching Hsieh Reviews / Articles

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P1941 | Type: Publication

Folder of articles and reviews in relation to Out of Now – The Lifeworks of Tehching Hsieh by Adrian Heathfield and Tehching Hsieh.

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.

Theatre and Everyday Life: An Ethics of Performance

Artist/Author: Alan Read | Reference: P0284 | ISBN: 978-0415069410 | Type: Publication

Examines the relationship between an ethics of performance, a politics of place and a poetics of the urban environment.

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

Unmarked, the politics of performance

Artist/Author: Peggy Phelan | Reference: P0118 | Type: Publication

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433) and the Study Room Guide in Search of a Documentology by Marco Pustianaz (P1115) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World

Artist/Author: Elaine Scarry | Reference: P0344 | ISBN: 978-0195049961 | Type: Publication

Part philosophical meditation, part cultural critique, this profoundly original work explores the nature of physical suffering.

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

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

Theatre & Sexuality

Artist/Author: Jill Dolan | Reference: P1473 | ISBN: 9780230220645 | Type: Publication

Coming to Writing

Artist/Author: Helene Cixous | Editor: Deborah Jenson | Reference: A0285 | Type: Article

Find article in misc. folder 2.

Performing Writing

Artist/Author: Della Pollock | Editor: Peggy Phelan and Jill Lane | Reference: A0284 | Type: Article

Find article in misc. folder 2. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433)

Deliberation

Artist/Author: Roland Barthes | Reference: A0286 | Type: Article

Find article in misc. folder 2. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433)

(W)reading Performance Writing : A Study Room Guide (2010) by Rachel Lois Clapham

Artist/Author: Rachel Lois Clapham | Reference: P1433 | Type: Publication

In (W)reading Performance Writing writer and Co-Director of Open Dialogues Rachel Lois Clapham has assembled twenty practitioners from diverse fields of poetry, theatre, visual art and performance on the topic of Performance Writing. This unique guide comprises of syllabuses, manifestos, scores, personal testimonies and practical exercises, many drawn from resources available in the Live Art Development Agency study room.

Missing Persons: Personal Pronouns in Performance Writing

Artist/Author: John Hall | Reference: A0289 | Type: Article

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433)

Words Wading, Performance Writing Origins, special issue

Artist/Author: Ric Allsop | Reference: A0281 | Type: Article

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433)

In the Flesh: The Cultural Politics of Body Modification

Artist/Author: Victoria Pitts | Reference: P1737 | ISBN: 0-312-29311-9 | Type: Publication

On the subcultural milieu of contemporary body modification, focusing on the ways sexuality, gender and ethnicity are being reconfigured through new body technologies.

Theatre & the Body

Artist/Author: Colette Conroy | Reference: P1389 | ISBN: 9780230205437 | Type: Publication

PSI 15 Zagreb - Misperformance

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P1304 | Type: Publication

Print to accompany Performance Studies International Conference 15 Zagreb 24-28.06.09.

Postmodernism, The Key Figures

Editor: Hans Bertens and Joseph Natoli | Reference: P1272 | ISBN: 0-631-21797-5 | Type: Publication

This book is a kind donation by Natasha Davis. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Disability and New Artistic Models by Aaron Williamson (P1529)

Theatre & Ethics

Artist/Author: Nicholas Ridout | Editor: Jen Harvie and Dan Rebellato | Reference: P1238 | ISBN: 978-0-230-21027-1 | Type: Publication

What is ethics and what has it got to do with theatre? Drawing on both theoretical material and practical examples, Ridout makes a clear and compelling critical intervention, raising fundamental questions about what theatre is for and how audiences interact with it.

Babylon Europe - Boundless Languages International Conference Proceedings

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P1236 | Type: Publication

Publication documenting the first public meeting of the institutions that engendered the ENPARTS project (European Network of Performing Arts).

Economising Culture - On ‘The (Digital) Culture Industry’

Editor: Geoff Cox, Joasia Krysa and Anya Lewin | Reference: P1137 | ISBN: 1-57027-168-2 | Type: Publication

This publication uses the concept of the culture industry as a point of departure, and tests its currency under contemporary conditions. This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).

Closer - Performance, Technologies, Phenomenology

Artist/Author: Susan Kozel | Reference: P1067 | ISBN: 978-0-262-11310-6 | Type: Publication

As our computers become closer to our bodies, perspectives from phenomenology and dance can help us understand the wider social uses of digital technologies and design future technologies that expand our social, physical, and emotional exchanges.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide on One to One Performance by Rachel Zerihan (P1320)

On Performance and Performativity

Artist/Author: Catherine Elwes | Reference: A0202 | Type: Article

In what ways does the experience of live art counter the ideological readings of place, context and significantly, gendered codification?

Found in miscellaneous article folder #5
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times

Artist/Author: Jasbir K Puar | Reference: P1532 | ISBN: 978-0822341147 | Type: Publication

Argues that configurations of sexuality, race, gender, nation, class, and ethnicity are realigning in relation to contemporary forces of securitization, counterterrorism, and nationalism.

Issues in Curating Contemporary Art and Performance

Artist/Author: various | Editor: Judith Rugg & Michele Sedgwick | Reference: P1006 | ISBN: 978-1-84150-162-8 | Type: Publication

In four thematic sections, a group of contributors consider curation in light of interdisciplinary and emerging practices, examine conceptions of curation as intervention and contestation, and explore curation’s potential to act as a reconsideration of conventional museum spaces.

This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).

After the Act (Re)Presentation of Performance Art

Editor: Barbara Clausen | Reference: P0956 | ISBN: 978-3-902490-28-5 | Type: Publication

Publication based on the symposium held on the occasion of the exhibition at MUMOK, Vienna in 2005.

Rakini Devi: Diasporic Subject and Agent Provocateur

Artist/Author: Helena Grehan | Reference: A0160 | Type: Article

Through her work Devi encourages us to remember that diaspora is more than a c trope, that it is a complex and often contradictory experience which results in joy as well as pain as it is played out on live bodies.

Find article in misc. folder 1.

Ethno-Techno

Artist/Author: Guillermo Gomez-Pena | Reference: P0674 | ISBN: 0-415-36248-2 | Type: Publication

Writings on performance activism and pedagogy.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide: A Bi(bli)ography of Insurrectionary Imaginati by John Jordan (P0793) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Definings: Performance Writing

Artist/Author: John Hall | Reference: A0110 | Type: Article

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433) and the Study Room Guide: you may perform a spell against madness by Lone Twin (P0755)

Rearticulation of the History of Performance Art

Artist/Author: Marina Grzinic | Reference: A0104 | Type: Article

On Incasso.

In Slovenian and English.

From the Unbearable Lightness of (Artistic) Freedom 2 edition. Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Virtual Biopolitical Parliament

Artist/Author: Bojana Kunst | Reference: A0103 | Type: Article

On DemoKino.

In Slovenian and English.

From the Unbearable Lightness of (Artistic) Freedom 2 edition. Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

An Introduction to Understanding Festivals

Artist/Author: Blaz Lukan | Reference: A0052 | Type: Article

On the Page

Artist/Author: Ric Allsopp, Kevin Mount | Reference: D0222 | Type: DVD

disc accompanying volume 9. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433)

Talking Back To Science: Art, Science and the Personal

Editor: Bergit Arenda and Verity Slater | Reference: P0555 | ISBN: 1-84129-052-1 | Type: Publication

Nine artists’ projects explore fascinating scientific subject areas.

Choreographies of Protest

Artist/Author: Susan Leigh Foster | Reference: A0054 | Type: Article

Part of the Performing Action, Performing Thinking edition.

In Slovenian and English.

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

Northern Exchanges 1

Editor: Roland Miller and Katharine Robinson | Reference: P0174 | Type: Publication

Papers published following the first Northern Exchanges Symposium.  October 1995.