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Rasheed Araeen, Live Art, and Radical Politics in Britain

Artist/Author: Courtney J. Martin | Reference: A0650

An analysis of Araeen's performance Paki Bastard (Portrait of the Artist as a Black Person) and journal Black Phoenix.

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

REWIND + PLAY

Reference: D2210 | Type: DVD

A selection of key works from the first decade of artist's video practice in the UK. From early conceptual experiments exploring the parameters of the medium to works dealing with media culture and television this collection explores the range and diversity of the first years of video as new media.

DISC 1 Stories, John Adams (1982, 13 min) Eyebath Peter Anderson (1977, 8 min) In Two Minds (2 screen version) Kevin Atherton (1978, 25 min) Lenny's Documentary Ian Bourn (1978, 45 min) In the Home Ian Breakwell (1980, 10 min)

DISC 2 Pieces I Never Did (3 screen version), David Critchley (1979, 31 min) Circling, Peter Donebauer (1975, 12 min) Kensington Gore, Catherine Elwes (1981, 15 min) Time Spent, Judith Goddard (1981, 12 min) TV Interruptions (7 TV Pieces), David Hall (1971, 23 min) State of Division, Mick Hartney (1978, 5 min) The Extent of Three Bells, Steve Hawley (1981, 5 min) Flow, Brian Hoey/Wendy Brown (1977, 17 min)

DISC 3 Split Seconds, Madelon Hooykaas/ Elsa Stansfield (1979, 11 min) Clapping Songs, Tina Keane (1979, 6 min) Vanitas, Tamara Krikorian (1977, 8 min) The Heart Cycle, Mike Leggett (1973, 9 min) Mirror, Stephen Littman (1979, 5 min) Go thru the Motions, Stuart Marshall (1975, 8 min) Continuum, Chris Meigh Andrews/Gabrielle Bown (1977 5 min) 2nd and 3rd Identity, Marcelline Mori (1978, 10 min) Monitor, Stephen Partridge (1975, 6 min) Video Sketches, Clive Richardson (1972, 22 min) Drift Guitars, Tony Sinden (1975 21 min)

Video Loupe

Editor: Catherine Elwes | Reference: P2897 | ISBN: 978-0953654109 | Type: Publication

A collection of essays by and about the videomaker and critic Catherine Elwes.

Gob Squad and the Impossible Attempt To Make Sense of It All

Editor: Johanna Freiburg | Reference: P2875 | Type: Publication

A 150 page reader for students and other particularly interested audience members stuffed full of texts, scripts, interviews and concept documents. 

Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts

Artist/Author: Mel Evans | Reference: P2872 | ISBN: 978-0745335889 | Type: Publication

Published on the fifth anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, Artwash is an intervention into the unsavoury role of the Big Oil company’s sponsorship of the arts in Britain.

Black Artists in British Art: A History since the 1950s

Artist/Author: Eddie Chambers | Reference: P2846 | ISBN: 978-1780762722 | Type: Publication

Beginning with discussions of the pioneering generation of artists such as Ronald Moody, Aubrey Williams and Frank Bowling, Chambers candidly discusses the problems and progression of several generations, including contemporary artists such as Steve McQueen, Chris Ofili and Yinka Shonibare. 

Alternatives Within the Mainstream British Black and Asian Theatres

Editor: Dimple Godiwala | Reference: P2845 | ISBN: 978-1904303664 | Type: Publication

Six part anthology with chapters on the work of the Black Theatre Forum and the histories of Black and Asian theatres, histories of the major theatre companies, a document of the Sikh diaspora's uproar over Behzti and issues of censorship, a critical interrogation of several dramatists and autobiographical essays by theatremakers.

This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

BLOOD & SOIL: we were always meant to meet…

Artist/Author: Lena Simic and Jennifer Verson | Reference: P2741 | ISBN: 978-0-9564165-1-3 | Type: Publication

A performance document of a project that took place at West Everton Community Council in Liverpool, April 2011 (funded by Arts Council England). The piece was conceived as a ‘community exam’ where the audience members took the ‘Life in the UK’ test – an obligatory test for all immigrants applying for British citizenship and for Indefinite Leave to Remain.

Performance and Politics in the 1970s

Artist/Author: Various | Digital Reference: EF5167 | Type: Digital File

Documentation of a day of screenings, conversations and presentations which explore, recover and communicate the history of performance art in London and the UK in the 1970s. The day includes a screening of William Raban’s film 72-82 (a history of art and performance at Acme Gallery, London), followed by a panel discussion with William Raban (Professor of Film at London College of Communication), and special guests; a conversation with Hilary Westlake and David Gale (Lumiere & Son); lectures by Naseem Khan, Anne Bean, and Marcia Farquhar; with a keynote by the historian Carolyn Steedman (Emeritus Professor of History, University of Warwick).

 

 

Total State Machine

Artist/Author: Test Dept | Reference: P2745 | ISBN: 798-0-9932421-1-3 | Type: Publication

Publication charting the history of the group’s work as musical pioneers. The book contains reflections and essays from founder members Jamrozy, Cunnington and Farquhar, plus Stephen Mallinder (Cabaret Voltaire), Robin Rimbaud (Scanner), Ivan Novak (Laibach), Alan Sutcliffe (Kent Miners) and a host of others.

Above: A Festival of Imaginary Events

Artist/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.

Dangerous Ground: Reframing Cultural Value

Reference: A0552 | Type: Article

Slide presentation from LADA London, 10th June 2013. Located in Miscellaneous Articles folder 4.

Access All Areas: Live Art and Disability Review

Artist/Author: Petra Kuppers | Reference: A0548 | Type: Article

Located in Miscellaneous Articles folder 5A.

Fireworks: Exploding Culture, Massive Diversification, Exit for the Future & Other Wonders

Artist/Author: Dan Eastmond | Reference: P2158 | Type: Publication

Fireworks is a short collection of provocational essays aimed at generating debate inside the cultural sector regarding its current practice and possible future(s).

Unlimited: A London 2012 Festival Book

Reference: P2167 | Type: Publication

The Unlimited festival at the Southbank Centre was the largest ever festival in the UK celebrating disabled and Deaf artists, breaking new ground both for the venue and the artists.

Shakti

Artist/Author: George Chakravarthi | Reference: V0411 | Type: Video

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

London 2012 Festival

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P2096 | Type: Publication

Pictures and details of 2012 Festival performances

The Bastille Dances

Artist/Author: Station House Opera | Reference: D2032 | Type: DVD

For short edited version see REF. D1898.

Edinburgh Showcase 1997-2007 – Celebrating 10 Years of New UK

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: John Daniel, Cathy Gomez | Reference: P2058 | Type: Publication

Publication celebrating the showcase in the decade 1997-2007. Newspaper-style publication in large folder.

What is Live Art? – Castilian Subtitles

Artist/Author: Joshua Sofaer | Reference: D1912 | Type: DVD

Format AVI/PALWith Castilian subtitles.

Duckie File

Reference: P2035 | Type: Publication

A collection of programmes, flyers, press releases and article on the activities of Duckie over the years

The Travels

Artist/Author: Forced Entertainment | Reference: D1894 | Type: DVD

Through the summer of 2002, members of Forced Entertainment undertook a series of journeys, each travelling alone to locations in the UK to complete tasks determined only partially in advance.

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

Size Matters

Artist/Author: Sarah Thelwell, Common Practice | Reference: P1831 | ISBN: 978-1-906496-66-1 | Type: Publication

Notes towards a better understanding of the value, operation and potential of small visual arts organisations.

Solo Voices: Monologues 1987-2004

Artist/Author: Neil Bartlett | Reference: P1739 | ISBN: 1-84002-465-8 | Type: Publication

Collected for the first time in print, over a decade of texts from one of British theatre’s fiercest voices, documenting the extraordinary site-specific solo performances which have run parallel to Bartlett’s work as a mainstream director.

Statement on culture

Artist/Author: Tessa Jowell | Reference: P1722 | Type: Publication

Department for culture, media and sport, Tessa Jowell, 46 points/statements about culture in the UK, high culture, art, economic and social development.

The Faceless Project

Artist/Author: Manu Luksch | Reference: D1651 | Type: DVD

Uses CCTV images obtained under the terms of the UK Data Protection Act as ‘legal readymades’. See also D1802, Faceless film, 2007.

Faceless

Artist/Author: Manu Luksch | Reference: D1802 | Type: DVD

Uses recording from these cameras to construct a strange yet plausible world.

A User’s Guide to Demanding the Impossible

Editor: The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination | Reference: P1688 | ISBN: 978-1-57027-218-9 | Type: Publication

This publication was written amid the action by UK students against the government cuts, and was intended to reflect on the possibility of new creative forms of action in the current movements. UK, students, funding cuts, education, creative response, direct action, politics, protest. This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).

Being Here While Not Being Here

Artist/Author: Sylvia Rimat | Digital Reference: EF5033 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from the Spill National Platform 2009

Documentation Bank: Marcia Farquhar

Artist/Author: Marcia Farquhar | Digital Reference: DB0126 | 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.

Talking Heads: Gary Stevens

Artist/Author: Gary Stevens | Digital Reference: DB0127 | Type: Digital File

‘Talking Heads’ are short presentations by artists to camera about their practice and approaches to making. The ‘Talking Heads’ films are part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

12 Shooters

Artist/Author: Marcia Farquhar | Digital Reference: DB0131 | Type: Digital File

Incorporates 13 short-films by 13 different filmmakers, each a reconfiguration of a once-live work from the last 12 years of Farquhar’s practice.

Talking Heads: Grace Surman

Artist/Author: Grace Surman | Digital Reference: DB0121 | Type: Digital File

‘Talking Heads’ are short presentations by artists to camera about their practice and approaches to making. The ‘Talking Heads’ films are part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Talking Heads: Marcia Farquhar

Artist/Author: Marcia Farquhar | Digital Reference: DB0125 | Type: Digital File

‘Talking Heads’ are short presentations by artists to camera about their practice and approaches to making. The ‘Talking Heads’ films are part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Three Pieces Through a Camera

Artist/Author: Grace Surman | Digital Reference: DB0124 | Type: Digital File

Artist documentation.

Not Tony

Artist/Author: Gary Stevens | Digital Reference: DB0120 | Type: Digital File

Documentation Bank: Gary Stevens

Artist/Author: Gary Stevens | Digital Reference: DB0119 | 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.

Talking Heads: Yara El Sherbini

Artist/Author: Yara El Sherbini | Digital Reference: DB0114 | Type: Digital File

‘Talking Heads’ are short presentations by artists to camera about their practice and approaches to making. The ‘Talking Heads’ films are part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Talking Heads: Anne Bean

Artist/Author: Anne Bean | Digital Reference: DB0107 | Type: Digital File

‘Talking Heads’ are short presentations by artists to camera about their practice and approaches to making. The ‘Talking Heads’ films are part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Wet Cup

Artist/Author: Kira O'Reilly | Digital Reference: DB0118 | Type: Digital File

This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

Talking Heads: Robin Deacon

Artist/Author: Robin Deacon | Digital Reference: DB0110 | Type: Digital File

‘Talking Heads’ are short presentations by artists to camera about their practice and approaches to making. The ‘Talking Heads’ films are part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Documentation Bank: Yara El Sherbin

Artist/Author: Yara El Sherbini | Digital Reference: DB0116 | 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.

Documentation Bank: Anne Bean

Artist/Author: Anne Bean | Digital Reference: DB0109 | 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.

Whatever Happened to Colin Powell?

Artist/Author: Robin Deacon | Digital Reference: DB0111 | Type: Digital File