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this moment: missives from another world - thirty years of performances photographed by Bob Raymond

Editor: Marilyn Arsem | Reference: P4105 | ISBN: 978-0-9963200-1-6 | Type: Publication

A book on the photography of Raymond, who documented performance art in Boston for thirty years until his untimely death in 2012.

 

 

PINKO #1

Editor: Pinko Collective | Reference: P4077 | ISBN: 2689-3142 | Type: Publication

First print issue of the journal published by a collective for thinking gay communism together.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Louche #1: Beginnings and Becomings

Editor: Georgeous Michael | Reference: P4075 | Type: Publication

Asking urgent questions about drag today, Louche takes a critical and constructive approach to queer performance culture: its past, present and future. Featuring contributions from over thirty artists, writers and illustrators.

this moment: missives from another world - thirty years of performances photographed

Author: Bob Raymond | Reference: P4072 | ISBN: 978-0-9963200-1-6 | Type: Publication

A book on the photography of Bob Raymond, who documented performance art for thirty years.

Native Strategies 5: Music Issues – The Privileging and Negation of Bodies of Sound

Editor: Brian Getnick, Tanya Rubbak | Reference: P4071 | Type: Publication

The fifth of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community.

Native Strategies 5: Music Issues – The Privileging and Negation of Bodies of Sound

Editor: Brian Getnick, Tanya Rubbak | Digital Reference: EF5352 | Type: Digital File

The fifth of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community.

Native Strategies 4: Dispersions

Editor: Brian Getnick, Tanya Rubbak | Reference: P4070 | Type: Publication

The fourth of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community. Looks at the artists who consider the aesthetics and play of communication, distribution of politicized actions, and working in multiple channels and platforms to be an integral part of their performance practice.

Native Strategies 4: Dispersions

Editor: Brian Getnick, Tanya Rubbak | Digital Reference: EF5351 | Type: Digital File

The fourth of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community. Looks at the artists who consider the aesthetics and play of communication, distribution of politicized actions, and working in multiple channels and platforms to be an integral part of their performance practice.

Native Strategies 3: Rituals & Congregations

Editor: Brian Getnick, Tanya Rubbak | Reference: P4069 | Type: Publication

The third of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community.

Native Strategies 3: Rituals & Congregations

Editor: Brian Getnick, Tanya Rubbak | Digital Reference: EF5350 | Type: Digital File

The third of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community.

Native Strategies 2: Next Steps

Editor: Brian Getnick, Tanya Rubbak | Reference: P4068 | Type: Publication

The second of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community. Looks at the people and agencies that make space for performance artists and dancers to meet, experiment, and dance together in LA.

Native Strategies 2: Next Steps

Editor: Brian Getnick, Tanya Rubbak | Digital Reference: EF5349 | Type: Digital File

The second of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community. Looks at the people and agencies that make space for performance artists and dancers to meet, experiment, and dance together in LA.

Native Strategies 1: So Funny It Hurts

Editor: Brian Getnick, Tanya Rubbak | Reference: P4067 | Type: Publication

The first of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community.

Native Strategies 1: So Funny It Hurts

Editor: Brian Getnick, Tanya Rubbak | Digital Reference: EF5348 | Type: Digital File

The first of 10 differently themed performance series and journals, aiming to invigorate and make globally visible Los Angeles’s performance art community.

Dancing in and out of Language

Author: Rachel Fensham | Reference: A0872 | Type: Article

A consideration of 'new dance' in response to writings of Luce Irigaray.

Politicizing Obscenity

Author: Joan Hawkins | Reference: A0862 | Type: Article

On Unicorn Gratitude Mystery by Karen Finley.

Hillbilly Tragedy

Author: David Young | Reference: A0864 | Type: Article

On what’s not playing in American theatres in the 2017–18 Season.

Black Performance Theory

Editor: Thomas F. DeFrantz and Anita Gonzalez | Reference: P4026 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-5616-5 | Type: Publication

Considering how blackness is imagined in and through performance, the contributors address topics including flight as a persistent theme in African American aesthetics, the circulation of minstrel tropes in Liverpool and in Afro-Mexican settlements in Oaxaca, and the reach of hip-hop politics as people around the world embrace the music and dance.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
 

Black Sun

Editor: Will Holder | Reference: P4021 | ISBN: 9780995713376 | Type: Publication

Edited in conversation with Krist Gruijthuijsen, the director of KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, to accompany the exhibitions ‘David Wojnarowicz Photography & Film 1978–1992’, ‘Reza Abdoh’, and ‘TIES, TALES AND TRACES: Dedicated to Frank Wagner, Independent Curator (1958–2016)’.

Queer Intentions: A (Personal) Journey Through LGBTQ + Culture

Author: Amelia Abraham | Reference: P3995 | ISBN: 978-1509866168 | Type: Publication

Combining intrepid journalism with her own personal experience, Abraham question what it means to be queer in 2019. 

Text-Sound Texts

Author: Richard Kostelanetz | Reference: P3944 | ISBN: 978-0688036164 | Type: Publication

Anthology of scores, scripts, instructions, diagrams and documentation of art works that are meant to be heard. 

Performing Queer Latinidad

Author: Ramón H. Rivera-Servera | Reference: P3796 | ISBN: 978-0-472-05139-7 | Type: Publication

Highlights the critical role that performance played in the development of Latina/o queer public culture in the United States during the 1990s and early 2000s.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Readings in Performance and Ecology

Editor: Wendy Arons and Theresa J. May | Reference: P3773 | ISBN: 978-1-137-46700-3 | Type: Publication

Focuses on how theatre, dance, and other forms of performance are helping to transform our ecological values. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

After the Party: A Manifesto for Queer of Color Life

Author: Joshua Chambers-Letson | Reference: P3772 | ISBN: 978-1-4798-3277-4 | Type: Publication

Tells the stories of minoritarian artists who mobilize performance to produce freedom and sustain life in the face of subordination, exploitation, and annihilation. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

World-Making: Race, Performance, and the Work of Creativity

Author: Dorinne Kondo | Reference: P3758 | ISBN: 978-1-4780-0094-5 | Type: Publication

Theorizes the racialized structures of inequality that pervade theater and the arts.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Futures of Black Radicalism

Editor: Gaye Theresa Johnson and Alex Lubin | Reference: P3747 | ISBN: 9781784787585 | Type: Publication

Key intellectuals—inspired by the new movements and by the seminal work of the scholar Cedric J. Robinson—recall the powerful tradition of Black radicalism while defining new directions for the activists and thinkers it inspires.

Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture

Author: Ed Morales | Reference: P3748 | ISBN: 9781784783198 | Type: Publication

Explains how Latinx political identities are tied to a long Latin American history of mestizaje—“mixedness” or “hybridity”—and that this border thinking is both a key to understanding bilingual, bicultural Latin cultures and politics and a challenge to America’s infamously black–white racial regime.

Read My Lips publication

Editor: Auto Italia | Reference: A0841 | Type: Article

Publication accompanying a survey exhibition of image-making, community activism and public works produced by the seminal AIDS activist art collective Gran Fury between 1987 and 1995.

In misc. folder 7. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

From Chiapas to Wales

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

Excerpt from the publication Two Chicanos on the Road.

Heroes: Mass Murder and Suicide

Author: Franco Bifo Berardi | Reference: P3728 | ISBN: 9781781685785 | Type: Publication

What is the relationship between capitalism and mental health? Berardi embarks on an exhilarating journey through philosophy, psychoanalysis and current events, searching for the social roots of the mental malaise of our age.

Weight of the Earth: The Tape Journals of David Wojnarowicz

Editor: Lisa Darms and David O'Neill | Reference: P3662 | ISBN: 9781635900170 | Type: Publication

At the height of the AIDS epidemic, Wojnarowicz began keeping audio journals, returning to a practice he'd begun in his youth. The publication presents transcripts of these tapes, documenting the artist's turbulent attempts to understand his anxieties and passions, and tracking his thoughts as they develop in real time.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Man Enough to be a Woman: The Autobiography of Jayne County

Author: Jayne County | Reference: P3666 | ISBN: 978-1852423384 | Type: Publication

Wild, hilarious and shameless account of Jayne's life from her cissy-boy childhood in Georgia to her 90s renaissance, as a new wave of superstars claim her as their inspiration.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

If They Come in the Morning… - Voices of Resistance

Editor: Angela Y. Davis | Reference: P3640 | ISBN: 9781784787691 | Type: Publication

An account of Angela Davis’s incarceration and the struggles surrounding it, but also perhaps the most comprehensive and thorough analysis of the prison system of the United State.

Woman’s Estate

Author: Juliet Mitchell | Reference: P3636 | ISBN: 9781781687628 | Type: Publication

Combining the energy of the early seventies feminist movement with the perceptive analyses of the trained theorist, this is one of the most influential socialist feminist statements of its time.

Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil

Author: W.E.B. Du Bois | Reference: P3639 | ISBN: 9781784787752 | Type: Publication

Explicitly addresses significant issues, such as the oppression of women and Eurocentric standards of beauty, the historical rise of the idea of whiteness, and the abridgement of democracy along race, class, and gender lines.

Ellen Stewart Presents: Fifty Years of La MaMa Experimental Theatre

Author: Cindy Rosenthal | Reference: P3611 | ISBN: 978-0472117420 | Type: Publication

Rrelates the history of La MaMa through its performance posters, capturing the irreverence and the aesthetic of La MaMa over five decades. 

Grey Gardens

Author: Albert Maysles and David Maysles | Reference: D2298 | Type: DVD

Explores the daily lives of two aging, eccentric relatives of Jackie Kennedy Onassis. Edie Bouvier Beale and her mother, Edith, are the sole inhabitants of a Long Island estate.

Six Monologues

Author: Jeff McMahon | Reference: P3575 | ISBN: 9781387322961 | Type: Publication

Collects six of McMahon's works that span across socio-political, queer and historical frames of discourse: Discontents, Scatter, City Of God, Heel, Honorable Discharge, Failure to Thrive (we small hours). 

Your Silence Will Not Protect You

Author: Audre Lorde | Reference: P3564 | ISBN: 978-0-99571-622-3 | Type: Publication

Brings Lorde’s essential poetry, speeches and essays, including ‘The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House’, together in one volume for the first time.

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