He could be considered a latter-day English Dadaist, but Bruce Lacey's place in 20th-Century British Art is still uncharted and ill-attended to. He goes missing in critical accounts of mid- and late-century art and this short monograph is an attempt to remedy the omission by analysing his work in relation to the shifting cultural contexts of the period.
Taken from banners carried in a 1992 protest outside the Guggenheim Museum, the title phrase 'Where is Ana Mendieta?' evokes not only the suspicious and tragic circumstances surrounding her death but also the conspicuous absence of women artists from high-profile exhibitions. Drawing on the work of such theorists as Judith Butler, Joseph Roach, Edward Said, and Homi Bhabha, Jane Blocker discusses the power of Mendieta's earth-and-body art to alter, unsettle, and broaden terms of identity itself.
Limited edition catalogue, edited by Andrew Mitchelson and designed by David Caines, carries images of artworks, a DVD and texts.
Europe and the Middle East
uman rights and ethics
Collaboration between Áine Phillips and film-maker Rachel Davies. Large scale collaborative project commemorating lost women and girls. A week long workshop process generates a collection of sculptural costumes and culminates in a runway/catwalk performance dedicated to each lost girl represented. Supported by Culture Ireland, Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, Japan Foundation, Live Art Development Agency and British Council. Part of Louder Than Bombs – Art, Acton and Activism Project.
This anthology of essays, images and dialogues exploring contemporary art’s engagements with risk–physical, social, political and aesthetic–brings readers into the conference from which the book takes its title, a third annual collaboration between the Getty Research Institute and the Southern California Consortium of Art Schools (SoCCAS).
Leaflet refers to Franko B’s exhibition of embroidered canvases at The Nunnery Gallery in Bow,includes an essay by Michele Robecchi ‘Untouchable – The Three-Dimensional World of Franko B’ 6 May – 5 June 2011.
Kira O’Reilly, “Stair Falling” performed 3-19 July 2009. “Marina Abramovic Presents …” Manchester International Festival Whitworth Art Gallery. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: On Falling by Amy Sharrocks (P2249) and the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)
Residing somewhere between fiction and documentary, the film shows firefighters practising their skills on a tall purpose built house in a fire station.
A series of episodes exploring life in a spasm, liminal spaces and the body as a permanent site of trauma.
Includes project, interview and making of. English & Greek. For homonymous publication see REF. P1214.
English & Greek. Accompanied by DVD, REF. D1131. Catalogue accompanying homonymous exhibition presented at the 1st Contemporary Art Biennale of Thessaloniki (22 September – 11 November 2007).
Video and digital documentation of play presented at the ICA, London, September 1995. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)
Documentation of the performance premiered as part of the “Rapture” season, ICA commission, London, United Kingdom, December 1995. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)
Shelved in Miscellaneous Journals section.