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Topographies

Author: Eliane Rutishauser | Reference: P4123

Exhibition catalogue. Galerie Edition Z, Chur, 2016.

Archives of the Ephemeral

Author: Pascale Grau, Margarit von Büren, Olivia Jaques, Tabea Lurk, Valerian Maly, Julia Wolf | Reference: P4121

Publication about the project which brought questions of archiving performance art to a broader public. In German and English.

Video/Art: The First Fifty Years

Author: Barbara London | Reference: P4109 | ISBN: 978-0714877594

The curator who founded MoMA’s video program recounts the artists and events that defined the medium.

 

How We Die is How We Live Only More So

Reference: P4093 | ISBN: 978-88-6749-391-3

Exhibition publication: Misbehaving Bodies, Wellcome Collection, 29 May 2019 – 26 January 2020.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Reformation

Author: Benjamin Robinson | Reference: P4092 | ISBN: 9780464446187

Over the course of 16 months Ithe artist took about 200 photographs of their reflection in the window of a derelict shop on Windsor Avenue, Fairview, Dublin 3.  52 images were selected and each is accompanied by a piece of text.

Anne Bean: Self Etc.

Reference: P3650 | ISBN: 978-1-78320-946-0

The first substantial survey of its kind, the publication brings together documentation of performances, drawings, videos, installations, and sculptures, as well as writings, interviews and visual essays by the artist. A series of commissioned critical essays show her to be a prolific maker of acts, objects, and multiple ‘selves’.

Luc Tuymans; Is It Safe?

Author: Luc Tuymans | Reference: P4085 | ISBN: 978-0714856032

A presentation of over 100 new works by the renowned Belgian painter.

Gothic Queer Culture

Author: Laura Westengard | Reference: P4053 | ISBN: 978-1-4962-1702-8

Using interdisciplinary cultural studies to examine the gothicism in queer art, literature, and thought the author argues that during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries a queer culture has emerged that challenges and responds to traumatic marginalization by creating a distinctly gothic aesthetic.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

You Don’t Have to Have a Penis to be a Genius

Author: Suzi Gablik | Reference: A0869

An interview with The Guerrilla Girls. Liquid damage on publication.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Where Women Dare to Thread?

Author: Val Williams | Reference: A0868

On female photographers who photograph men.

Liquid damage on publication.

Which exhibition would you like to see at the Tate Gallery?

Author: Caroline Smith | Reference: A0867

Female artists; suggestions to Nick Serota, as Tate expands to a fourth London gallery.

Liquid damage on publication.

Empyrean

Author: Colette Copeland | Digital Reference: EF5323

A lone hunter wanders through a tunnel of darkness; it is unclear whether the landscape is a fiery cosmology of his own invention or if he exists in a post-apocalyptic realm. 

2016, 8.5 minutes
 

COG

Author: Colette Copeland | Digital Reference: EF5322

ideo inspired by a Victorian female couple who were collaborative authors and lovers. Contemporaries of Robert Browning and Oscar Wilde, the two were known and published under the same name Michael Field.
2017, 9.46 minutes, 

 

Art for Animals: Visual Culture and Animal Advocacy, 1870-1914

Author: J. Keri Cronin | Reference: P4044 | ISBN: 978-0271080109

Explores the early history of animal rights through the images and the people who harnessed their power. 

Arts of the Working Class: the Americas Issue

Reference: P4038

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)

Touched Bodies: The Performative Turn in Latin American Art

Author: Mara Polgovsky Ezcurra | Reference: P4031 | ISBN: 9-781978-802025

What is the role of pleasure and pain in the politics of art?  Polgovsky Ezcurra approaches this question as she examines the flourishing of live and intermedial performance in Latin America during times of authoritarianism and its significance during transitions to democracy. 

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

David Ward: Casting and Stepping

Reference: P4036 | ISBN: 978-0947532147

Exhibition Catalogue. Cambridge Darkroom, 1993. 

Pivotal Moments

Reference: P4004 | ISBN: 9781999927813

A publication exploring how the arts sector can better support artists at key stages in their practice. 

A Transpective: how things used to be now

Author: Chana Dubinski | Reference: P3993

Publication documenting the 18 months in which Ann Bean left London and settled in Newark-on-Trent, creating a different, unfamiliar life structure.

Misbehaving Bodies: Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery

Reference: P3985

Exhibition catalogue. Wellcome Collection, 30 May 2019 – 26 January 2020.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

I am a Grade D Artist

Reference: P3956

A booklet which accompanies the solo exhibition of the artist, who during this section sat the last section of Visual Arts exam for the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) due to the upcoming reform in exam mechanism within the education system in Hong Kong. She obtained a grade D. 

In Chinese and English.

Conversations with Meredith Monk

Author: Bonnie Marranca | Reference: P3954 | ISBN: 978-1555541590

Offers a richly detailed portrait of the internationally renowned composer, performer, director, and filmmaker.

Robert Whitman: Performances from the 1960s

Author: Robert Whitman | Reference: D2318 | ISBN: 0-9668010-4-0

Includes original footage of The American Moon (1960) and Flower (1963), a recent performance of Prune Flat (1965), and Ghost, Whitman’s recent theater work, as well as short documentaries about the works. 

The Theater of the Bauhaus

Reference: P3950 | ISBN: 978-0819560209

Essays on the concept of total theatre, which emerged from the Bauhaus as a new aesthetic of stage design and presentation.

Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Author: Jacob Baal-Teshuva | Reference: P3957 | ISBN: 978-3822888841

Provides a survey of the work of Christo and his wife, Jeanne-Claude, who specialize in creating art on a monumental scale.

Shirin Neshat: Two Installations

Reference: P3959 | ISBN: 978-1881390268

Catalogue which accompanies  films exploring the social, political and psychological dimensions of women's experience in contemporary Islamic societies.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
 

Anri Sala catalogue

Reference: P3969

Exhibition catalogue: 3 June – 17 July 2004, Hauser & Wirth London

Les Urbaines 1996-2016

Reference: P3945

Publication celebrating the 20th anniversary of the festival of emerging practices. In French.

Art & Queer Culture

Reference: P3930 | ISBN: 978-0714878348

A survey of visual art and alternative sexualities from the late nineteenth century to the present.

Exotic: A Fetish for the Foreign

Author: Judy Sund | Reference: P3912 | ISBN: 978-0714876375

Explores our obsession with the lure of distant lands and their promise of the weird and wonderful, the beautiful and grotesque.

The Sculpture of Linda Mary Montano

Reference: P3901 | ISBN: 9780983664772

A 50-year retrospective of the sculpture of the pioneer feminist performance artist who explores and dissolves the boundaries between art and life. 

only ever almost there

Reference: P3786

Exhibition booklet; Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, 30 November 2018 – 24 February 2019

Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect

Author: Mel Y. Chen | Reference: P3760 | ISBN: 978-0822352723

Draws on recent debates about sexuality, race, and affect to examine how matter that is considered insensate, immobile, or deathly animates cultural lives.

Fabulous: The Rise of the Beautiful Eccentric

Author: Madison Moore | Reference: P3756 | ISBN: 978-0-300-20470-4

An exploration of what it means to be fabulous—and why eccentric style, fashion, and creativity are more political than ever. 

Edward Woodman: The Artist’s Eye

Reference: P3752 | ISBN: 978-1908970411

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.