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Intra-Venus

Editor: Marc Nochella | Reference: P3927 | ISBN: 0-914661124 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of the exhibition of Wilke's last work. January 8 – February 19, 1994, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York

Ulay: Life-sized

Editor: Matthias Ulrich | Reference: P3194 | ISBN: 978-3-95905-111-8 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of the first-ever major overview of the works of the artist; includes photographs, performance art pieces, and works that Ulay has kept private for years and which are now being made public for the first time. Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 13, October 2016 to 8, January 2017. In German and English.

Cassils

Artist/Author: David J. Getsy and Julia Steinmetz | Reference: P3071 | ISBN: 978-9079423088 | Type: Publication

Artist book on the performance artist and body builder who uses their own body in a sculptural fashion, thereby interrogating feminism, body art, and gay male aesthetics.

(m)other/ the untitled

Artist/Author: Bean | Digital Reference: EF5226 | Type: Publication

A durational piece which seeks to articulate politics surrounding the viewing of the female body, engendered roles and labour.

Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).

LABOUR

Digital Reference: EF5216 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from a live exhibition featuring eleven leading female artists from the island of Ireland, offering unprecedented access to a huge body of live performance work by some of the most radical and exciting women artists emerging from the Irish cultural context.

Curated by Chrissie Cadman, Amanda Coogan and Helena Walsh

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DIY 11: 2014 - Manuel Vason ‘The Photo-Performer’

Artist/Author: Manuel Vason | Reference: P2632 | Type: Publication

Collage of printed images on book by the DIY 11 workshop participants with the artist.

Multiple Occupancy: Eleanor Antin’s ‘Selves’

Artist/Author: Emily Liebert | Reference: P2494 | ISBN: 9781884919305 | Type: Publication

From 1972-1991, Eleanor Antin created multiple personae of different genders, races, professions, historical contexts and geographical locations. This book, issued in conjunction with a 2013 exhibition at the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, explores these works

Lee Lozano: Dropout Piece

Artist/Author: Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer | Reference: P2419 | ISBN: 9781846381317 | Type: Publication

Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer explores one of Lee Lozano's most challenging and elusive works, 'Dropout Piece'. 

The Cinema of Sally Potter: A Politics of Love

Artist/Author: Sophie Mayer | Reference: P2421 | ISBN: 9781905674671 | Type: Publication

Drawing on archival materials and in-depth interviews, Mayer's book opens up historical, political and cultural vistas to give a full account of feminist filmmaker Sally Potter's career.

Joan Jonas: Performances Film Installations 1968-2000

Artist/Author: Joan Jonas | Reference: P2377 | ISBN: 3775709770 | Type: Publication

This catalogue documents Joan Jonas´work with an interview, numerous performance and film stills, installation drawings and photographs

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – Civic Zones

Artist/Author: Gigi Argyropoulou with Hypatia Vourloumis | Reference: D2024 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Civic Zones is an act of collective mapping manifested in multiple forms: a cartographic archive of sites of potentiality, future actions and disjointed civic spaces. Drawing on a dialogue and experience of the current struggles in Greece, Gigi Argyropoulou and Hypatia Vourloumis explore how civic spaces are constituted and examine notions of disobedience, occupancy and public space through a series of collective contexts.

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – PoP-up Lunchtime Conversation

Artist/Author: Lois Keidan, Jay Miller, Jim Prevett, Bean, Benjamin Sebastian | Reference: D2023 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Representatives of the three venues of the event – ]performance space[, The Yard Theatre, The White Building – and the Live Art Development Agency gather with questions and reflection for an informal public conversation about the potentials of Hackney Wick in the aftermath of the Olympics and towards new and changing futures.

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – Minimum-being

Artist/Author: Lisa Alexander with The People Speak | Reference: D2022 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. These two sessions of Minimum-being take the form of a pop-up talk show in collaboration with The People Speak, on the experience of time, labour, value and wage.

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – Talking Tabloid Trans

Artist/Author: Jay Stewart with Raphael Fox | Reference: D2021 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Talking Tabloid Trans appears as a series of prints and performed dialogue, which takes the form of a Sunday Magazine show paper review, will consider the tabloids and mass media items that posit being trans as negative, trashy, spectacular and scandalous, asking the questions: can we locate a queer project that looks to expose the normative and regulative structures which operate in mainstream media? How might we contemplate the ways in which trans in the tabloids, forms and contributes to pro-outsiderness and subcultural collectives?

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – Life in Bytom

Artist/Author: Tero Nahua | Reference: D2020 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Tero Nahua has been working in the post-industrial city of Bytom, Poland for short periods since the beginning of 2012. This performance/dialogue is a reflection of the artist’s projections and desires in relation to this work – how life becomes interpreted and structured.

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – Talking with Strangers: What is Violence?

Artist/Author: Katerina Paramana | Reference: D2019 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Talking with Strangers is an installation of a series of object-responses to the question ‘What is violence?’ and an invitation to the audience to engage in conversation with the work, its questions and potentialities.

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – The State of Official-ity: Two Koreas that are Off

Artist/Author: Jungmin Song | Reference: D2018 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Jungmin Song’s dialogue explores the spectacles of the death of power and repressed mourning through performative tales of the Two Koreas.

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – The O Show

Artist/Author: Oriana Fox | Reference: D2017 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Oriana Fox’s The O Show explores the relationship between the therapeutic process and performance, debating the ways in which different forms of psychotherapy ‘perform’ and discussing how actions, acting and creativity are key to catharsis and healing.

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – PoP Responses and a conversation between the Perfo

Artist/Author: Nicola Cinibere, La JohnJoseph, Eirini Kartsaki, Harun Morrison, Joe Kelleher, Gavin Butt, Lois Keidan, Adrian Heathfield. | Reference: D2031 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Specially invited respondents working across the creative and critical field of performance (Nicola Cinibere, La JohnJoseph, Eirini Kartsaki, Harun Morrison, Joe Kelleher) gather to reflect upon the works experienced over the two days. Following, an informal conversation between the projects co-directors (Gavin Butt, Lois Keidan, Adrian Heathfield) looking back at the three-year project, its insights and paradoxes, and looking forward to the future of performance.

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – uneventful

Artist/Author: Annalaura Alifuoco with Fabiola Paz | Reference: D2030 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Set in an ideal world where the labour of performance can take time and place, can be witness and witnessed, can live and let live, uneventful is a series of compositional vignettes that exist as enduring acts of love and labour ‘in the making.’

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – You Have One Unread Letter: the list continues.

Artist/Author: Danae Theodoridou | Reference: D2029 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. For each audience member receives a personal letter that continues a conversation that has been taking place via email between the artis and a series of contributors regarding understandings and practices of the potentials of performance. These exchanges come in contact with each other in the performance of a common reading in space and time of writings that exhaust the question: ‘What are the potentials of performance?’ You Have One Unread Letter: the list continues also exists in the space as an installation scroll.

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – Of Things in Motion and Things at Rest

Artist/Author: João Florêncio with Devin King | Reference: D2028 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Of Things in Motion and Things at Rest sets thoughts and actions in motion on the stage in a path towards a speculative performance encounter with the realm of the nonhuman and the secret lives held within it. Through sonic exploration of mundane objects, we aim to highlight how existent ideas of performative agency can be re-applied and re-thought with and through objects.

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – Séances of Presences

Artist/Author: Mariella Greil with Emily Sweeney | Reference: D2027 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Séances of Presences is a performance lecture and moving dialogue that tests the potentials of all involved – on and off stage. Mariella Greil and Emily Sweeney dance, talk and write about immanent potentials of relationality, choreographic practice and performance.

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – Alienating The Archive

Artist/Author: R. Justin Hunt with Johanna Linsley | Reference: D2026 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. Alienating The Archive dramatises the archive through a Brechtian “making strange” of the material relations to documents and the systems of preservation.

Performance Matters – Potentials of Performance – Fat Futures: “But you’ve got so much potential!”

Artist/Author: Vikki Chalklin with Dr. Francis Ray White and Stacy Bias | Reference: D2025 | Type: DVD

British Library Sound Archive recording and documentation of Potentials of Performance events (26-27 October 2012). This third themed year of the Performance Matters project features a vibrant series of commissions exploring and exploding the dialogue as a potential format for thinking through and testing possible futures. This project examines the ‘potentials’ of fat bodies in terms of the cultural and medical discourses that surround and speak of, for, and over them. The audience is invited to take a journey with three fat activists through a number of imagined ‘fat futures’ – both dystopian and utopian, that take the current Obesity Epidemic to its extremes.

Art of Change – New Direction from China

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Stephanie Rosenthal | Reference: P1983 | ISBN: 9781853323034 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of exhibition focussing on installation and performance art from China dating from the 1980s to 2012. Curated by Stephanie Rosenthal.

Documentation Bank: curious

Artist/Author: Curious | Digital Reference: DB0056 | 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.

Raven

Artist/Author: Michelle Horacek | Reference: D0110 | Type: DVD

Text from www.mishaproductions.com“Performances:Arnolfini, Bristol, 2010. Old Police Station, Belfast, 2010. La Tabacalera, Madrid, 2010.Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, 2010. Duration:Various from set ritual to open duration of 2-5 hours.Rationale:To invoke the spirit of the Raven archetype. To awaken movements towards transformation and rebirth.Description:The performer marks a sacred space / circle. She dons a Raven headdress. As she steps into the sacred space she begins a ritual of transformation. The performer calls the spirit of the Raven into her body. She makes actions/gestures/movements to symbolically cut away the old flesh and then to ingest the old/dead body. She drums and raises the energy to alchemically transform the old into something new. The symbol of the Raven is one that stands at the threshold between death and rebirth. The final action is to wash the body with milk for purification. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Performance in China by Adele Tan (P1114)

Trans-Acts Act Two

Artist/Author: Julia Bardsley | Reference: D1238 | Type: DVD

Act Two: Transformation. Installation into Performance by Julia Bardsley. www.juliabardsley.net