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From Chiapas to Wales

Artist/Author: Guillermo Gómez-Peña | Reference: A0844 | Type: Article

Excerpt from the publication Two Chicanos on the Road.

The Heritage Industry: Britain in a Climate of Decline

Artist/Author: Robert Hewison | Reference: P3494 | ISBN: 978-0413161109 | Type: Publication

Sets out to protect the present and the future of life in Britain from their most dangerous enemy: a creeping takeover by the past. While the real economy crumbles, a new force is taking over: the Heritage Industry, a movement dedicated to turning the British Isles into one vast open-air museum. 

Syxty Sorriso & Altre Storie

Artist/Author: Flora Pitrolo and Antonio Syxty | Reference: P3237 | Type: Publication

The archive-book of the 1978-1982 works of performance artist Antonio Syxty, active in Milan in connection with the basement theatre Out Off. 

Critical Landscapes: Art, Space, Politics

Editor: Emily Eliza Scott and Kirsten Swenson | Reference: P3132 | ISBN: 978-0520285491 | Type: Publication

One of the first comprehensive treatments of land use in contemporary art, the collection surveys the stakes and concerns of recent land-based practices, outlining the art historical contexts, methodological strategies, and geopolitical phenomena. 

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

Nights in the City – A Coach Trip to Another World

Artist/Author: Forced Entertainment, Tim Etchells | Reference: P2048 | Type: Publication

Performance text. In Nights in this City, Forced Entertainment takes its audience on a coach tour of various locations in Sheffield. The performance consisted of commentary by two consecutive guides, a series of staged interventions in the city streets and other unpredictable events. Small booklet in large folder.

Mexotica – Incidents of Travel in Chiapas & Yucatan

Artist/Author: Christopher Danowski | Reference: D1941 | Type: DVD

Video of monologue for camera written and performed by Christopher Danowski: a white male travels to southern Mexico in search of Mayan mysticism and is instead confronted by surreal tourist behaviour.

Shanghai Week

Artist/Author: Hayley Newman | Reference: P0521 | Type: Publication

Documentation of a trip to Shanghai in which the artist pretended not to speak the language and traversed the city using only a map made for tourists. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

A Study Room Guide to Remoteness

Artist/Author: Tracey Warr | Reference: P2600 | Type: Publication

For one week in August 2014, 20 specially commissioned artist performances and programmes created with local residents will be broadcast live from Outlandia, a unique artists' field-station in Glen Nevis, Lochaber, Scotland. With Resonance104.4fm’s mobile studio ‘in residence’, Outlandia will become a portal between Lochaber and the rest of the world, a context in which participants can transmit experience of place to diverse audiences through art, music and performance.