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Zine / poetry collection

Artist/Author: Linden Katherine McMahon | Reference: P4097 | Type: Publication

Includes: Pride (poem), Alter treego (poem), Fat Kid Manifesto (poem, extract from Fat Kid Running), Daring the City to Fall into it (poems + a short story), No guilt in Pleasure (zine)

Shy Radicals: The Anti-systemic Politics of the Introvert Militant

Artist/Author: Hamja Ahsan | Reference: P4094 | ISBN: 978-1906012571 | Type: Publication

Drawing together communiques, covert interviews and underground histories of introvert struggles (Introfada), here for the first time is a detailed documentation of the political demands of shy people. 

Signed copy.

London Orbital: A Walk Around the M25

Artist/Author: Iain Sinclair | Reference: P4063 | ISBN: 978-1862075474 | Type: Publication

Maps the vast stretch of urban settlement outside London bounded by the M25.

Arts of the Working Class: the Americas Issue

Editor: Elizabeth Otto, The Winter Office | Reference: P4038 | Type: Publication

The 7th issue of the newspaper is the first one to focus on a region; it commits to reconsidering Americas colonial stories and their marks on its present global condition. In multiple languages.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

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)

Supercommunity: Diabolical Togetherness Beyond Contemporary Art

Editor: Julieta Aranda, Anton Vidokle, Brian Kuan Wood | Reference: P3749 | ISBN: 9781786633590 | Type: Publication

Invited to exhibit at the 56th Venice Biennale, e-flux journal produced a single issue over a four-month span, publishing an article a day both online and on site from Venice.

 

Performing Labour’s (Non)Futures Universal basic income and the monetary imagination

Artist/Author: Christian Riley Nagler | Reference: A0843 | Type: Article

The universal basic income idea is, overall, profoundly performative, in that it attempts to model the ultimate pragmatism of wider social nets of generosity, and does so by representing the embodied conditions that might be brought into being by such generosity. In this way, the utopian heuristic of an unconditional, guaranteed income is said to be an ‘instrument of freedom’ and a ‘device for economic sanity’. The question is though, as is often the case: freedom and sanity for whom?

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Assuming Boycott: Resistance, Agency and Cultural Production

Editor: Kareem Estefan, Carin Kuoni and Laura Raicovich | Reference: P3407 | ISBN: 978-1944869434 | Type: Publication

The essential reader for today's creative leaders and cultural practitioners, including original contributions by artists, scholars, activists, critics, curators and writers who examine the historical precedent of South Africa; the current cultural boycott of Israel; freedom of speech and self-censorship; and long-distance activism. It is about consequences and causes of cultural boycott.

justfornow

Artist/Author: Monica Ross | Reference: D2284 | Type: DVD

An offline version of the website www.justfornow.net in March 2004. 

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

The Revolution of the Romantics: Fluxus Made in USA

Artist/Author: Matthias Bleyl, et al. | Reference: P2707 | ISBN: 9783869840581 | Type: Publication

This publication examines the connection between Fluxus artists such as George Maciunas, Geoffrey Hendricks, Al Hansen and Ben Patterson, and Romantics such as Caspar David Friedrich and Ludwig Tiek.

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.

Notes from a Revolution: Com/Co, The Diggers & The Haight

Artist/Author: David Hollander, Kristine McKenna | Reference: P2537 | ISBN: 978-0-9835870-3-3 | Type: Publication

This publication offers a record of the counterculture work of the The San Francisco Diggers – a troupe of anarchists, with roots in the Theater of the Absurd, Existentialism, and strategies of direct action.

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.

Les Sentiers de L’Utopie

Artist/Author: Isabelle Fremeaux and John Jordan | Reference: P1587 | Type: Publication

A book-film – text with DVD. NOTE: text is in French, DVD in both English and French.

Justfornow

Artist/Author: Monica Ross | Reference: P0482 | Type: Publication

Booklet published in occasion of ‘justfornow' an exhibition by Monica Ross at The Hatton gallery, March-May 2004. This item is part of the Study Room Guide in Search of a Documentology by Marco Pustianaz (P1115)

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

rightsrepeated—an act of memory (part 2)

Artist/Author: Monica Ross | Reference: D1102 | Type: DVD

A recitation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as an act of memory.

National Review of Live Art, February 2008; Disc 2 of 2, see REF. D1101/D1102.

rightsrepeated—an act of memory (part 1)

Artist/Author: Monica Ross | Reference: D1101 | Type: DVD

A recitation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as an act of memory.

National Review of Live Art, February 2008;

Disc 1 of 2, see REF. D1101/D1102.