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Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey

Author: Ron Athey | Editor: Dominic Johnson | Reference: P2115 | ISBN: 978-1-78320-035-1 | Type: Publication

Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey presents the first critical overview of this major artist’s work. It demonstrates how Athey foresaw and precipitated the central place afforded they body and identity politics in art and critical theory in the 1990s and beyond.

The Live Art Almanac Vol. 5

Editor: Bojana Janković, Megan Vaughan, Lois Keidan | Reference: P3977 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-4-0 | Type: Publication

A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2015 and December 2017. Selected through recommendations and an open call for submissions, Volume 5 reflects the dynamic, international contexts that Live Art and radical performance practices occupy.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Imaginative Bodies: Dialogues in Performance Practices

Author: Guy Cools | Editor: Lisa Marie Bowler | Reference: P4059 | ISBN: 978-9492095206 | Type: Publication

Reaffirms the central position of the body in various artistic practices through in-depth conversations with choreographers, composers, visual artists, hip hop artists, dramaturges, a light designer and a puppeteer.

TO YOU TO YOU TO YOU: Love Letters to a (Post)Europe

Editor: Lisa Alexander | Reference: P3669 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-2-6 | Type: Publication

An intimate collection of letters, poetry and postscripts by artists and writers that seeks to connect, exchange and witness through the action, idea or form of a love letter. The book builds on a programme that took place at Bios, Athens (2015).

Boris Charmatz

Editor: Ana Janevski | Reference: P3425 | ISBN: 978-1633450066 | Type: Publication

Whether he’s creating a dance composed solely of everyday actions, working with an ensemble of children, or running a “dancing museum,” Charmatz’s work experiments with the body as a vessel for subjectivity, history, and collective action. 

Empty Stages, Crowded Flats: Performativity as Curatorial Strategy

Editor: Florian Malzacher and Joanna Warsza | Reference: P3272 | ISBN: 978-3-89581-443-3 | Type: Publication

Investigates an array of staged situations, from choreographed exhibitions, immaterial museums, theatres of negotiation, and discursive marathons, to street carnivals and subversive public-art projects, and asks how ‘theatre-like’ strategies and techniques can in fact enable ‘reality making’ situations in art, and how, as a consequence, curating itself becomes staged, dramatised, choreographed, and composed.

I WON’T DO WHAT YOU TELL ME

Editor: Amelia Beavis-Harrison | Reference: P3264 | ISBN: 978-82-690675-0-7 | Type: Publication

Part project part catalogue: split into three distinct sections the book brings together artists and academics to explore the impact of gentrification and the possibility of resistance.

Utopia: Three Plays for a Postdramatic Theatre

Author: Claire Macdonald | Reference: P3203 | ISBN: 978-1783204625 | Type: Publication

A cofounder of the United Kingdom's legendary 1980s performance theatre company Impact Theatre Co-op, MacDonald composed Utopia, a sequence of commissioned play texts, between 1987 and 2008. This edition brings together both the plays and the story of how the plays came to be made and written.

How to Frame - On the Threshold of Performing and Visual Arts

Editor: Barbara Gronau and Matthias von Hartz | Reference: P3162 | ISBN: Sternberg Press | Type: Publication

From 2012 to 2016, Foreign Affairs, the international performing arts festival of Berliner Festspiele, and the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK) have been investigating the relations between the performing and visual arts. The festival has continuously produced projects with international artists that experiment with various institutional frameworks. This book is both a question and a manual, collecting ideas, knowledge and experiences that stem from the theory and practices developed over the past few years.

The Live Art Almanac Volume 4

Editor: Harriet Curtis, Lois Keidan and Aaron Wright | Reference: P3082 | ISBN: 978-1-78319-322-6 | Type: Publication

A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2012 and December 2014. Selected through recommendations and an open call for submissions, Volume 4 reflects the dynamic, international contexts that Live Art and radical performance-based practices occupy.

Performing Idea Symposium documentation

Digital Reference: EF5229 | Type: Digital File

Video documentation of contributions to the Performing Idea Symposium, investigating the shifting relations between performance practice and discourse, event and writing; Toynbee Studios, 5-9/10/2010.

Includes nine files, containing videos of contributions on In Silence, Performative Writing, Reciprocal Aesthetics and Living Archives.

Quizoola!

Author: Forced Entertainment | Reference: P2860 | Type: DVD

Part game, part improvisation, this unique 24-hour live experience pits alternating pairs of performers against one another as they test their opponents with an avalanche of questions.

Recording on a hard drive. 

Recorded 12-13 April 2013 at the Barbican; part of SPILL.

In a safe box.

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.

Imaginary Events for a Grand Hall

Editor: Andy Field | Reference: P2720 | Type: Publication

 A limited edition set of thirteen beautifully designed cards, each by a different artist. The thirteen artists have come together to create a programme of imaginary events for the Battersea Arts Centre's Grand Hall, destroyed in a major fire in march 2015, to help contribute to the rebuilding process and to celebrate the building itself.

MIRRORCITY: London Artists on Fiction and Reality

Editor: Tom McCarthy | Reference: P2700 | ISBN: 978-1-85332-325-6 | Type: Publication

This special edition newspaper and supplement was published to coincide with the Hayward Gallery’s exhibition of the same name, which explores how the digital and physical realms of the city interact and overlap. Includes an introductory essay by curator Stephanie Rosenthal and a collation of images and other artistic and textual interventions by writes Chloe Aridjis, Deborah Levy and Stewart Home.

Above: A Festival of Imaginary Events

Author: Andy Field and Nima Dehghani | Reference: P2675 | Type: Publication

A collection of postcards designed by Katayoon Forouhesh, each representing an imagined performance conveived by 14 Iranian and British independent artists. Part of ABOVE, a festival of imagined performances on rooftops, conceived and curated by Andy Field (Forest Fringe, UK) and Iranian artist-producer Nima Dehghani.

30 Texts for 30 Years

Author: Forced Entertainment | Reference: P2659 | Type: Publication

Collection of scores and texts markinf thirty years of Forced Entertainment. Contributors were invited to write about their experience of Forced Entertainment following one rule: each text must be exactly 365 words long.

Transeuropéennes: Theater and the Public Space

Editor: Ghislaine Glasson Deschaumes | Reference: P2619 | ISBN: 2-912002-09-5 | Type: Publication

Special issue on theatre and the public space. Bilingual edition in French and English. 

Janez Janša: Life II [in Progress]

Author: Janez Janša | Reference: P2624 | ISBN: 978-961-6572-37-8 | Type: Publication

The book is based on an ongoing, long-term, extensive photographic project spanning over a five-year period, which follows a group of women (artists) through their pregnancies into motherhood.

Trans-global readings: Crossing theatrical boundaries

Editor: Caridad Svich | Reference: P2468 | ISBN: 978-0719063251 | Type: Publication

Gathers the voices of unique artists from the worlds of theatre, music and performance to discuss process and the making of interdisciplinary work. Contributors: Tim Etchells, Rinde Eckert, Richard Foreman, Peter Gabriel, David Greig, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Phelim McDermott, Peter Sellars

Performing Site-Specific Theatre: Politics, Place, Practice

Editor: Anna Birch and Joanne Tompkins | Reference: P2401 | Type: Publication

'Performing Site-Specific Theatre turns a critical eye to the form of site-specific theatre, investigating the nature of the relationship between 'site' and 'performance'. Contributors: Joanne Thompkins, Anna Birch, Michael McKinnie, Susan Bennett, Julie Sanders, Jane Collins, John Webster, Mike Pearson, Kathleen Irwin, Susan Haedicke, Lesley Ferris, Louise Owen, Keren Zaiontz, Bruce Barton, Richard Windeyer, Helen Iball, Sophie Nield

A Senario In Which The Surrounding Fictions Are stranger Than The Facts

Editor: Red Herrings and Chinese Whispers | Reference: P2323 | Type: Publication

An attempt to shed new light on the space known as Brayford island

BBC Radio 4 Bob Dickinson: Forced Entertainment

Author: Bob Dickinson, Forced Entertainment | Reference: D2086 | Type: DVD

Dickinson interviews Forced Entertainment – audio

Unsound Method II (after Conrad)

Author: Tim Etchells | Reference: P2150 | Type: Publication

Tim Etchells’ project Unsound Method (after Conrad), responds to Joseph Conrad’s novel Heart of Darkness and comprises several discrete works including: two versions of the novel, a musical score for violin and trumpet, and a video featuring a live performance of the score. In the second publication – Unsound Method II – the pages of Heart of Darkness are again redacted, this time in black, and leaving only words associated with darkness – night, gloom, shadow, black and so on – as visible traces on the page.

Unsound Method I (after Conrad)

Author: Tim Etchells | Reference: P2149 | Type: Publication

Tim Etchells’ project Unsound Method (after Conrad), responds to Joseph Conrad’s novel Heart of Darkness and comprises several discrete works including: two versions of the novel, a musical score for violin and trumpet, and a video featuring a live performance of the score. In the first publication – Unsound Method I – the pages are redacted in white and only words associated with light – day, bright, sun, morning and so on – remain visible, carving out a poem which was always present in the material of the original novel.

Programme Notes: Case studies for locating experimental theatre, second edition

Editor: Lois Keidan, CJ Mitchell | Reference: P2120 | ISBN: 978-1-84943-459-1 | Type: Publication

Programme Notes: Case studies for locating experimental theatre, revised and expanded second edition is a collection of commissioned essays, case studies and interviews reflecting the exciting and complex relationships between 'mainstream' stages and 'experimental' theatre practices. This revised and expanded edition includes the original contributions (from the first edition, published 2007) whilst illustrating some of the seismic shifts that have taken place across the theatre landscape of the UK since 2007 through profiles of the work of Manchester International Festival, National Theatre Scotland, BAC (Battersea Arts Centre) and Forest Fringe.

Performance Research: On Animals

Editor: Alan Read | Reference: P2087 | Type: Publication

Art Gwangju 2011 Live Art Development Agency Screening Programme

Author: Live Art Development Agency | Reference: D1644 | Type: DVD

Art Gwangju 2011 Live Art Development Agency screening programme – a small selection of artist’s films from LADA’s documentation bank

Documentation Bank: Forced Entertainment

Author: Forced Entertainment | Digital Reference: DB0023 | Type: Digital File

Part of the ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’, documentation of key works, and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Succede a Londra

Author: Franko B | Reference: A0390 | Type: Article

Artists an practitioners are interviewed by Franko B: Small Acts at the Millennium. Italian arts magazine, this article is printed in English.

In Other Words, In Other’s Words And Other Words

Author: Vlatka Horvat | Reference: P1603 | Type: Publication

Vlatka Horvat In Other Words, In Other’s Words And Other Words. Printed in tandem with Vlatka Horvat: AS Opposed to the Front, Back, Top and Bottom at Bergen Kunsthall January 21 – February 20 2011