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The presence of absence: Beyond the “great goddess” in Ana Mendieta’s Silueta Series

Artist/Author: Ellen Tepfer | Reference: A0880 | Type: Article

On Mendieta's late 70s series, in which the artist trekked into the woods and marked the outlines of her body agains the earth.

Porno-Graphics and Porno-Tactics: Desire, Affect, and Representation in Pornograph

Editor: Eirini Avramopoulou and Irene Peano | Reference: P4000 | ISBN: 978-0-692-72054-7 | Type: Publication

Asks whether, and how, it is possible to re-appropriate pornography and think through it critically and creatively for a project of liberation.

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

Artist/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. 

Performing Image

Artist/Author: Isobel Harbison | Reference: P3973 | ISBN: 9780262039215 | Type: Publication

Examines how artists have combined performance and moving image in their work since the 1960s, and how this work anticipates our changing relations to images since the advent of smart phones and the spread of online prosumerism.

Resilient and resisting documentation

Editor: Jet Moon | Reference: P3984 | Type: Publication

Project zines; Fierce, intimate oral histories, collaborative stories, D.I.Y. research and interviews from people at the intersection of several kinds of marginalisation. 

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

GraceGraceGrace explore gen-age

Artist/Author: GraceGraceGrace | Reference: P3765 | ISBN: 978-1-9164243-3-3 | Type: Publication

Reframes Live Art practice, adopting the handy neologism gen-age, to describe the intersection of gender and age.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Queer Lovers and Hateful Others: Regenerating Violent Times and Places

Artist/Author: Jin Haritaworn | Reference: P3720 | ISBN: 978-0745330617 | Type: Publication

Berlin is once more capital of queer arts and tourism. Queerness is more visible today than it has been for decades, but at what cost? This book argues that queer subjects have become a lovely sight only through being cast in the shadow of the new folk devil, the ‘homophobic migrant’ who is rendered by society as hateful, homophobic and disposable. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

WALKING WOMEN: A Study Room Guide on women using walking in their practice

Artist/Author: Amy Sharrocks and Clare Qualmann | Reference: P3223 | Type: Publication

Recording a series of events held in London and Edinburgh in July and August 2016 celebrating the work of women using walking in their practice.

Trans Time: Time for trans visibility in contemporary art

Artist/Author: Marie-Claude G. Olivier and Audrey Laurin | Editor: Amelia Jones | Reference: A0732 | Type: Article

On three artists taking part in the Trans Time exhibition at Confluences Gallery in Paris: JJ Levine, Kama La Mackerel, and Ianna Book.

Shoot the Sissy

Artist/Author: Nando Messias | Digital Reference: EF5235 | Type: Digital File

A disturbingly beautiful freak show, a queer menagerie of carnivalesque contortion and florid fantasy.

Directed by Sam Williams.

23'09''

Sissy!

Artist/Author: Nando Messias | Digital Reference: EF5237 | Type: Digital File

Documentation from a full-length dance-theatre piece created in collaboration with Biño Sauitzvy.

Directed by Judy Jacobs.

10'25''

Walking Failure

Artist/Author: Nando Messias | Digital Reference: EF5236 | Type: Digital File

A five-minute performance piece mixing movement and lipsynching.

Directed by Sam Williams.

6'15''

GLASS BODY

Artist/Author: Anna Furse | Digital Reference: EF5222 | Type: Digital File

This provocative event slips between testimony and reflection, emotion and medicine, flesh and technology to contemplate our abiding fascination with what lies under our skin.

2007; 25:23

The Rebel Man Standard interviews/blog

Artist/Author: The Rebel Man Standard | Reference: A0673 | Type: Article

Includes company interviews on politics and arts with individual artists and a blog post, The Plight of the Black Artist: The residency industry, by Zinzi Minott.

Walking Failure

Artist/Author: Nando Messias | Digital Reference: EF5204 | Type: Digital File

Nando Messias engages with representations of effeminate men and the queer body.

6:15

One Morning In May - documentation

Artist/Author: Noëmi Lakmaier | Digital Reference: EF5182 | Type: Digital File

On Monday 28 May 2012, Noëmi Lakmaier undertook a slow and exhausting test of endurance – an attempt to crawl from Toynbee Studios towards ‘The Gherkin’.

Film: Hydar Dewachi. 14:39
 

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. 

Otherwise: Imagining Queer Feminist Art Histories

Editor: Amelia Jones and Erin Silver | Reference: P2820 | ISBN: 978-0719096426 | Type: Publication

The first publication to address queer feminist politics, methods and theories in relation to the visual arts, including new media, installation and performance art. Despite the crucial contribution of considerations of 'queer' to feminism in other disciplines of the humanities, and the strong impact of feminist art history on queer visual theory, a visible and influential queer feminist art history has remained elusive.

Walking Failure; What Tammy Found Out … About Being Femme

Artist/Author: Nando Messias; Lois Weaver | Digital Reference: EF5132 | Type: Digital File

Video recordings of two performances presented as part an extensive programme curated by Lois Keidan and Aaron Wright (Live Art Development Agency) entitled “Just Like A Woman”, composed of lectures, performances, readings, installations, screenings, workshops and debates on performance of identity, is fully dedicated to the impact of performance on feminist histories and the contribution of artists to discourses around contemporary gender politics.  From the 19th edition of the City of Women (Mesto žensk) festival – 2-13 October 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia – entitled “Let's create a place for ourselves” on public space and politics.

The Cinema of Sally Potter: A Politics of Love

Artist/Author: Sophie Mayer | Reference: P2421 | ISBN: 9781905674671 | Type: Publication

Drawing on archival materials and in-depth interviews, Mayer's book opens up historical, political and cultural vistas to give a full account of feminist filmmaker Sally Potter's career.

‘We’re people who do shows’: Back to Back Theatre Performance Politics Visibility

Editor: Helena Grehan and Peter Eckersall | Reference: P2324 | ISBN: 978-1-9906499-03-7 | Type: Publication

This book gathers key perspectives on Back to Back Theatre and the company's most influential shows

One Day Symposium: Being Seen Being Heard (Part 3)

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1723 | Type: DVD

Being Seen Being Heard, Symposium at Sacred: Keeping the Faith, festival at Chelsea Theatre, London, 24-28 November 2011.

One Day Symposium: Being Seen Being Heard (Part 4) Long Table Discussion

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1724 | Type: DVD

Being Seen Being Heard, Symposium at Sacred: Keeping the Faith, festival at Chelsea Theatre, London, 24-28 November 2011.

One Day Symposium: Being Seen Being Heard (Part 1)

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1721 | Type: DVD

Being Seen Being Heard, Symposium at Sacred: Keeping the Faith, festival at Chelsea Theatre, London, 24-28 November 2011.

One Day Symposium: Being Seen Being Heard (Part 2)

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1722 | Type: DVD

Being Seen Being Heard, Symposium at Sacred: Keeping the Faith, festival at Chelsea Theatre, London, 24-28 November 2011.