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The Architect-Walker 2018: A Mis-Guide

Artist/Author: Wrights & Sites | Reference: P4079 | ISBN: 978-1911193104 | Type: Publication

Anti-manifesto for changing a world while exploring it: a tool for playful debate, collaboration, and intervention.

SWIM

Artist/Author: Amy Sharrock | Digital Reference: EF5326 | Type: Digital File

Taking place on 12 July 2007, ​SWIM was an open invitation, all access swim across London from Tooting Bec Lido to Hampstead Heath Ponds. 

2014, 31’ 19”

This video was part of LADA Screens, and was available online between 17 August and 31 August 2015

Performing Identities: Performative Practices in Post-Handover Hong Kong Art & Activism

Artist/Author: wen yau | Reference: P4041 | Type: Publication

Doctoral thesis printed in limited edition of 20 copies; focuses on performative practices and the performativity of artists and their activist counterparts in the Umbrella Movement (2014).

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

A Manifesto for a New Walking Culture: ‘dealing with the city’

Artist/Author: Wrights & Sites | Reference: A0849 | Type: Article

A manifesto for the active and creative pedestrian – envisioning a walking that is neither a functional necessity (to shops, to work) nor a passive appreciation of (or complaint about) the urban environment. 

Edward Woodman: The Artist’s Eye

Editor: Gilane Tawadros, Judy Adam | Reference: P3752 | ISBN: 978-1908970411 | Type: Publication

Presents Woodman's work from his entire career, including artists' portraits, studios, exhibitions, installations and performances, collaborations with artists, social documentation and more recent and personal works. 

In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives

Artist/Author: Judith Halberstam | Reference: P3719 | ISBN: 978-0814735855 | Type: Publication

Examines the significance of the transgender body and presents a series of case studies focused on the meanings of masculinity in its dominant and alternative forms – especially female and trans-masculinities as they exist within subcultures, and are appropriated within mainstream culture.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

A to B in MK

Artist/Author: Hayley Newman | Reference: P3693 | ISBN: 9781916465008 | Type: Publication

Publication on the participatory mapping project developed that took place on the Redways in Milton Keynes from 17th – 29th July, 2018. 

In glass cabinet.

Common Affairs - Collaborative Arts Projects

Editor: Andrea Simon, Krisztina Szipocs | Reference: P3616 | ISBN: 9789639537675 | Type: Publication

Published on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition Ludwig Museum, Budapest, 30 January – 18 March.  Presents the programmes implemented during the four-year CAPP project.

In Hungarian and English.

The Empire Remains Shop

Artist/Author: Cooking Sections | Reference: P3561 | ISBN: 978-1941332375 | Type: Publication

Speculates on the possibility and implications of selling back the remains of the British Empire in London today. Based on a public installation in London in the fall of 2016, the book catalogues and develops the installation's critical program of discussions, performances, dinners, installations, and screenings hosted at 91-93 Baker Street.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

World Film Locations: Hong Kong

Editor: Linda Chiu-han Lai, Kimburley Wing-yee Choi | Reference: P3553 | ISBN: 978-1783200214 | Type: Publication

The first of its kind in English, this book is more than a city guide to Hong Kong through the medium of film; it is a unique exploration of the relationship between location and place and genre innovations in Hong Kong cinema.

Urban Hitchhiking: Wandering with Others as a Research Method

Artist/Author: Tuuli Malla, Anna Kholina and Lauri Jäntti | Reference: A0825 | Type: Article

Introduces urban hitchhiking, a reflective practice of sharing a walk with strangers, and considers its relevance for research and artistic practice.

In misc. folder 7.

T(r)ipping points: the architect-walker and the destabilised city

Artist/Author: Stephen Hodge | Digital Reference: EF5267 | Type: Digital File

Documentation (Power Point) from the DIY 13 project exploring notions of tripping and tipping points through the lens of the architect-walker.

Performance Recipes for Public Spaces

Editor: La Centrale | Reference: P3316 | Type: Publication

Postcards with suggestions for public space performances. In English and French.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

The Walking Read Group On Commons

Editor: Lydia Ashman, Ania Bas and Simone Mair | Reference: P3198 | Type: Publication

Publication on four walks commissioned by SPACE, which provided the chance to discuss the many and varied viewpoints related to the commons, including resource, community and the process of commoning. This edition includes an essay written by Maru Rojas in response to the project and the commons.

Fair Play

Artist/Author: Jen Harvie | Reference: P2878 | ISBN: 978-1137027276 | Type: Publication

What is the quality of participation in contemporary art and performance? Fair Play: Art, Performance and Neoliberalism explores this question through the work of important contemporary artists and organizations including Marcus Coates, Phil Collins, Jeremy Deller, Michael Landy, Grayson Perry, Rachel Whiteread, Lone Twin, Punchdrunk, Tate Modern and the National Theatre. 

Civil Twilight & Other Social Works: And Other Social Works

Artist/Author: Roddy Hunter | Reference: P2698 | ISBN: 978-0955392719 | Type: Publication

Documentation of projects investigating environments for societal production of civic understanding through a series of durational performances that encouraged discursive public encounters in civic squares and related urban environments.

Epilogue: Postcards from the Future

Artist/Author: C and H | Reference: P2493 | ISBN: 978-94-9069-355-8 | Type: Publication

Documentation of European performance art collective C and H's project 'Postcard from the Future' 

From the Cutting-Floor of the Public Poem

Artist/Author: Alain Arias-Misson | Reference: P2489 | ISBN: 9789490693152 | Type: Publication

Documenting Alain Arias-Misson's 'public poem' projects over the last 45 years. With an essay by Roger D'Hondt

100 Boots

Artist/Author: Eleanor Antin | Reference: P2464 | ISBN: 978-0762404575 | Type: Publication

This collection features all 51 images from performance artist Eleanor Antin's epic visual narrative. Introduction by Henry Sayre

Vito Hannibal Acconci Studio

Artist/Author: Vito Acconci | Reference: P2465 | ISBN: 978-8495951717 | Type: Publication

A comprehensive selection of Vito Acconci's works, including a DVD of three 20 min videos in which he speaks about his realized and unrealized projects.

Vito Acconci: Diary of a Body 1969-1973

Artist/Author: Vito Acconci | Reference: P2461 | ISBN: 978-8881584772 | Type: Publication

A comprehensive mid-career retrospective of Acconci's work

Vito Acconci: Writings, Works, Projects

Artist/Author: Gloria Moure | Reference: P2450 | ISBN: 8434308940 | Type: Publication

This monograph includes both extensive visual documentation from throughout Vito Acconci's career and a wide selection of his writings.

In The Shadow of the American Dream: the Diaries of David Wojnarowicz

Editor: Amy Scholder | Reference: P2433 | ISBN: 9780802136718 | Type: Publication

Diaries of the artist David Wojnarowicz, capturing the emotional, sexual and political chaos of modern urban life.

Vito Acconci, In Conversation at Acconci Studio, New York

Artist/Author: Vito Acconci | Reference: D2148 | ISBN: 9780981540931 | Type: DVD

Vito Acconci in conversation at Acconci Studio, New York with the Halpern-Rogath Curatorial Seminar at the University of Pennsylvania

Sonia Boyce: Speaking in Tongues

Artist/Author: Gilane Tawadros | Reference: P2397 | ISBN: 9780947753092 | Type: Publication

The work of Sonia Boyce encourages and challenges us to ask what it means to be a black woman artist in a hierarchical art world, and to confront questions surrounding inter-racial relations in a society where cultural identities condense around myths of nationhood. 

4 x 4 Screens

Artist/Author: Wrights and Sights, Stephen Hodge | Reference: D2119 | ISBN: 9780957393899 | Type: DVD

Four evolving walking-video experiments.

Blast Theory: I’d Hide You

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: D2097 | Type: DVD

Footage documenting Blast Theory's I'd Hide You.

A Sardine Street Box of Tricks

Artist/Author: Crab Man, Signpost | Reference: P2271 | ISBN: 9781908009579 | Type: Publication

How to make your own mis-guided tour or walk.

Blast Theory: A Machine To See With

Artist/Author: Blast Theory | Reference: D2096 | Type: DVD

Documentary footage of Blast Theory's A Machine To See With.

Revisiting the Bonaventure Hotel

Artist/Author: Jaspar Joseph-Lester | Reference: P2278 | ISBN: 9780955379253 | Type: Publication

Photo-essay on the life of a building.

Paris

Artist/Author: Michael Schwab | Reference: P2276 | ISBN: 9780955379246 | Type: Publication

An exploration of trees in Paris, including text and drawing.

Polis: An Arena for the examination of a South African Town

Artist/Author: Athina Vahla, Ford Evanson, Mark Wilby, Anton Krueger | Reference: D2079 | Type: DVD

The Polis Series was an inter-disciplinary collaboration which explored questions about the performativity of knowledge. It hoped to critique and enact some of the ways in which knowledge is generated in terms of a poetics of the body in performance.

Those Environmental Artists (TEA) Archive

Artist/Author: Those Environmental Artists | Reference: P2192 | Type: Publication

A collection of documents of works by Those Environmental Artists, including audience questionnaires, project descriptions and promotional material.

C’undua 2001-2003, A Pact for Life

Artist/Author: C'undua Project | Reference: P2188 | Type: Publication

Publication and 2 DVDs, one multimedia, one audio/video.

60 Farringdon Road: Wheelrights’ Workshop to Free Word Centre

Artist/Author: Philippa Lewis | Reference: P2165 | Type: Publication

This booklet tells the story of just one building in the vast metropolis of London – 60 Farringdon Road. Neither particularly distinguished nor particularly old, the building’s past – and that of the immediate neighbourhood of Clerkenwell – illustrates the ebb and flow of city life and commerce, the arriving technologies, fortunes and fashions.

Stephen Loughman, Dennis Mcnulty, Desperate Optimists – Ireland at the 26th São Paulo Bienal

Artist/Author: Stephen Loughman, Dennis Mcnulty, Desperate Optimists | Reference: P2018 | ISBN: 9780755719464 | Type: Publication

Catalogue of the work presented by the artists representing Ireland at the 26th biennial on “Free Territory” extraterritorial zone where artists erect their utopian settlements. Includes audio CD (see REF. D1968).

Elephant

Artist/Author: Squint/opera | Reference: D1964 | Type: DVD

Squint/opera is a film production studio using multimedia to mix the disciplines of visual communication and architecture.

Skateboarding, Space and the City – Architecture and the Body

Artist/Author: Iain Borden | Reference: P1997 | ISBN: 9781859734933 | Type: Publication

A study on the urban phenomenon of skateboarding as a resource to explore space together with issues of class, gender, race and sexuality.

Stephen Loughman, Dennis Mcnulty, Desperate Optimists – Ireland at the 26th São Paulo Bienal

Artist/Author: Stephen Loughman, Dennis Mcnulty, Desperate Optimists | Reference: D1968 | Type: DVD

AUDIO CD accompanying the catalogue (see REF. P2018) of the work presented by the artists representing Ireland at the 26th biennial on “Free Territory” extraterritorial zone where artists erect their utopian settlements.

Mythogeography: A Guide to Walking Sideways

Artist/Author: Phil Smith | Reference: P1922 | ISBN: 978-0-9562631-3-1 | Type: Publication

Handbook of recollections and practical exercises exploring the art of walking and its modern uses. This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964).

Hotel Ballymun

Artist/Author: Seamus Nolan | Editor: Aisling Prior | Reference: P1849 | Type: Publication

From 31st March-28th April 2007 the top floor of Clarke Tower opened its doors to the public in the form of a unique short stay hotel.

Dancing Voices

Artist/Author: Jevan Chowdhury | Reference: D1641 | Type: DVD

Captures the multitude of dance ‘languages’ set against a backdrop of iconic East London locations, celebrating the changing landscape of the area and featuring over 100 local dancers.

Myriorama

Artist/Author: ambientTV.net, Kondition Pluriel | Reference: D1803 | Type: DVD

Myriorama explores position- and motion-tracking at widely different scales: across the city, and inside venues. The widespread availability of accurate position data has triggered a wave of media art and activist works focused on novel cartography; many of these are processed-based or involve public participation.

A Proposal for ‘the worst public artwork’ contest - part 1

Artist/Author: Guillermo Gomez-Pena | Editor: Melanie Bennet, Richard Gough, Laura Levin, Marlis Schweitzer | Reference: A0359 | Type: Article