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Plantain

Author: VestAndPage | Digital Reference: EF5366 | Type: Digital File

A performance-based feature film produced and filmed on location during the month-long performance walk from Northern Germany through Poland to the Russian region of Kaliningrad, in May/June 2015.

Includes feature film, trailer, poster, stills from the movie, and film description.

Frances Hegarty: Voice Over

Editor: Andrew Stones, Shirley MacWilliam | Reference: P3960 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue. Installation concerned with the voice of the individual victim in war.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
 

14-18 NOW: Summary of Evaluation

Author: Josephine Burns | Reference: P3933 | Type: Publication

A report on the five-year programme; the story of an undertaking that brought together art and heritage.

14-18 NOW: Contemporary arts commissions for the First World War Centenary

Editor: Angela Koo | Reference: P3932 | ISBN: 978-1788161466 | Type: Publication

A detailed look at the extensive 14-18 NOW programme, which was set up to bring a creative response to the centenary of the First World War.

Unlimited Action: The performance of extremity in the 1970s

Author: Dominic Johnson | Reference: P3717 | ISBN: 978-1-5261-3551-3 | Type: Publication

It examines the 'performance of extremity' as practices at the limits of the histories of performance and art, in performance art's most fertile and prescient decade, the 1970s. Dominic Johnson recounts and analyses game-changing performance events by six artists: Kerry Trengove, Ulay, Genesis P-Orridge, Anne Bean, the Kipper Kids, and Stephen Cripps.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Performing Animals: History, Agency, Theater

Editor: Karen Raber, Monica Mattfeld | Reference: P3704 | ISBN: 978-0271078342 | Type: Publication

In exploring the human-animal relationship from the early modern period to the nineteenth century, this publication questions what it means for an animal to “perform,” examines how conceptions of this relationship have evolved over time, and explores whether and how human understanding of performance is changed by an animal's presence. 

The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning

Author: Maggie Nelson | Reference: P3523 | ISBN: 978-0393343144 | Type: Publication

Questions whether or not focusing on representations of cruelty makes us cruel. In a journey through high and low culture, the visual to the verbal, and the apolitical to the political, Nelson offers a model of how one might balance strong ethical convictions with an equally strong appreciation for work that tests the limits of taste, taboo and permissibility.

Idit Elia Nathan: Footnotes Playing Dead catalogue

Editor: Kirsten Lavers | Reference: P3488 | Type: Publication

Published on the occasion of the Idit Elia Natham exhibition at Standpoint Gallery, London. 16 January – 14 February 2015.

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

La verdad

Author: Regina José Galindo | Digital Reference: EF5277 | Type: Digital File

A one hour reading of testimonies from the survivors of the armed conflict in Guatemala.

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

Have You Photographed My Uterus?

Author: Natasha Davis | Editor: Lena Šimić & Emily Underwood-Lee | Reference: A0764 | Type: Article

A provocationinterested in exploring the meeting points between the obliteration of the possibility of physical motherhood (rupture of the body), a country disappearing in war (rupture of the land) and the reconstruction of the bio-political-history. Together these assert a new no-motherhood and post-motherland identity away from the exilic ruptures that define the end of the 20th and beginning of the 21st centuries in Europe.

My Heart is Broken

Author: Franko B | Reference: D2287 | Type: DVD

Video: a deeply poetic array of cinematic images

Refugee Camp for the First World Citizens

Author: FWC | Reference: D2278 | Type: DVD

A project based on a hypotethical (hypothetical and ethical) situation (political, social, military, security, natural catastrophy …) in which the citizens of highly developed countries (mainly from the West) would be forced to leave their country and look for a temporary home in another country.

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

1ltre of blood 100kgs of bullets / Pledge

Author: Rebecca Cunningham | Reference: D2255 | Type: DVD

Documentation from two performances, presented at Brisbane Arts (2007) and MAJU JAYA Performance Art Festival (2007).

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

The Journal of Aesthetics and Protest Issue 4

Editor: Mark Herbst, Robby Herbst, Cara Baldwin, Ryan Griffith, Christina Ulke | Reference: P3282 | Type: Publication

Volume 1, Issue 4.

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

 

The Art of Truth-telling About Authoritarian Rule

Editor: Ksenija Bilbija, Jo Ellen Fair, Cynthia E. Milton, Leigh A. Payne | Reference: P3279 | ISBN: 978-0299209049 | Type: Publication

The illustrated volume examines the creation of stories, accounts, images, songs, street theatre, paintings, and ideas that pay witness to authoritarian pasts.

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

Shoot an Iraqi: Art, Life and Resistance Under the Gun

Author: Wafaa Bilal, Kari Lydersen | Reference: P3266 | ISBN: 978-0872864917 | Type: Publication

The project received overwhelming worldwide attention and spawned provocative online debates; ultimately, Bilal was named Chicago Tribune's Artist of the Year. Structured in two parallel narratives, the story of Bilal's life journey and his Domestic Tension experience, Shoot an Iraqi is for anyone who seeks insight into the current conflict in Iraq and for those fascinated by interactive art technologies and the ever-expanding world of online gaming. 

Performance Works 2008-2017

Author: Soni Kum | Reference: D2240 | Type: DVD

Includes: Foreign Sky, Beast of Me and Still Hear the Wound.

Catalogued with a spanned DVD.

Staging an Exilic Autobiography: On the pleasures and frustrations of repetitions and returns

Author: Natasha Davis and Yana Meerzon | Reference: A0718 | Type: Article

Expanding on the ideas of double wound (Caruth) and nostalgia (Aciman), this article discusses Davis' poetic autobiographic performances as examples of the terror and relief of repeating exilic pain.

Acting Together Volume I: Resistance and Reconciliation in Regions of Violence

Editor: Cynthia E. Cohen, Roberto Gutiérrez Varea, Polly O. Walker | Reference: P3116 | ISBN: 978-0981559391 | Type: Publication

A series on Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict, describing peacebuilding performances in regions beset by violence and internal conflicts. The first volume emphasizes the role theatre and ritual play both in the midst and in the aftermath of direct violence.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

A Field Guide for Female Interrogators

Author: Coco Fusco | Reference: P3120 | ISBN: 978-1583227800 | Type: Publication

Combining an art project with critical commentary, Fusco addresses the role of women in the war on terror and explores how female sexuality is being used as a weapon against Islamic terrorists. Using details drawn from actual accounts of detainee treatment in US military prisons, Fusco conceives a field guide of instructional drawings that prompts questions regarding the moral dilemma of torture in general and the use of female sexuality specifically.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
 

Performative monuments: The rematerialisation of public art

Author: Mechtild Widrich | Reference: P3138 | ISBN: 978-0719095917 | Type: Publication

How did performance artists of the '60s and '70s, famous for their opposition both to lasting art and the political establishment, become the foremost monument builders of the '80s, '90s and today? This book argues that the centrality of performance to monuments and indeed public art in general rests not on its ephemerality or anti-authoritarian rhetoric, but on its power to build interpersonal bonds both personal and social.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Assemblage: An Art Series on Identity, Memory, and Displacement

Editor: Nisha Sajnani | Reference: A0709 | Type: Article

Assemblage reflects interdisciplinary aesthetic practices that call attention to displacement as a disruption in the continuity of place, relationships, identity, movement, memory, and time resulting in a collage of preserved artefacts and mediated possibilities.

In misc folder 7.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Regina José Galindo documentation

Digital Reference: EF5232 | Type: Digital File

Includes:

– Artist bio & CV

– Hermana, 2010, 1'50''

– Himenoplastia, 2004, 7'21''

– Juegos de poder, 2009, 11'10''

– La Verdad, 2013, 1:10'

– Lucha, 2002, 3'38''

– Perra, 2005, 5'31''

Theatre and Violence

Author: Lucy Nevitt | Reference: P3006 | ISBN: 978-1137302274 | Type: Publication

Critically engaging with examples of stage combat, rape, terrorism, wrestling and historical re-enactments, Nevitt argues that studying violence through theatre can be part of a desire to create a more peaceful world. 
 

PSI#12 documentation

Digital Reference: EF5224 | Type: Digital File

Short and long trailer for Performing Rights, a festival of creative dialogues between artists, academics, activists, and audiences investigating relationships between human rights and performance.

Gardens Speak

Author: Tania El Khoury | Reference: P2938 | ISBN: 978-1-939067-20-3 | Type: Publication

Gardens Speak is an interactive sound installation containing the oral histories of ten ordinary people who were buried in Syrian gardens. Each narrative has been carefully constructed with the friends and family members of the deceased to retell their stories as they themselves would have recounted it.

This book contains the narrative text of those ten oral histories in both English and spoken Arabic, as well as an an introduction by the artist, and illustrations of the audience experience in Gardens Speak.

 

The House of Cards

Author: Serhii Zakharov | Reference: P2929 | Type: Publication

Pack of cards, featuring officials of the self proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republic. 

Larger cards are used in the eponymous performance.

ZAHOPLENNYA

Reference: P2928 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue. 18 September – 12 October 2014. Curated by Clemens Poole. 

In Ukranian and English. 

A curated program of temporary public art installations throughout the city of Kyiv, challenging artists and viewers to creatively address the changing physical, emotional, and social concepts of occupation.

Regina José Galindo

Author: Regina José Galindo | Reference: P2605 | ISBN: 978-88-6057-009-3 | Type: Publication

A book on Galindo’s performance work. Text in Italian, Spanish and English.

Temporary Conversations: Aaron Hughes

Author: Aaron Hughes | Reference: P2481 | Type: Publication

An extended interview with artist and Iraq war veteran Aaron Hughes

Human Space Machine: Stage Experiments at the Bauhaus

Editor: Torsten Blume, Christian Hillier, Bauhaus Dessau Foundation | Reference: P2463 | ISBN: 9783944669229 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue, explores the relationship between technology, machines and the Bauhaus Stage. Contributors: Hortensia Volckers, Alexander Farenholtz, Philipp Oswalt, Juliet Koss, Sascha Forster, Peter W. Marx, Joachim Krausse, Gabriele Brandstetter, Jienne Liu, Karin Harrasser

Joseph Beuys

Author: Allan Antliff | Reference: P2416 | ISBN: 9780714861340 | Type: Publication

A historical introduction to the life and art of Joseph Beuys.

The Post War Orchestra

Author: Hilary Champion | Reference: D1953 | Type: DVD

Video document of performance. The Post War Orchestra is a growing ensemble of musical instruments made from recycled military equipment by Hilary Champion: devices once designed to maim and kill could be recycled and turned into musical instruments.

Documentation Bank: Aine Phillips

Author: Aine Phillips | Digital Reference: DB0018 | Type: Digital File

Part of the ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’, documentation of key works, and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Talking Heads: Aine Phillips

Author: Aine Phillips | Digital Reference: DB0017 | Type: Digital File

‘Talking Heads’ are short presentations by artists to camera about their practice and approaches to making. The ‘Talking Heads’ films are part of the Agency’s ‘Documentation Bank’ Collection, which consists of an extensive range of artists’ ‘Talking Heads’ films, documentation of artists’ works and a selection of Agency projects: http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/resources/collections/documentation-bank.

Performing Idea: The Inhabitants of Images

Author: Rabih Mroue | Reference: D2104 | Type: DVD

The Inhabitants of ImagesRabih Mroue9th October 8.30pm Toynbee StudiosRabih Mroue will present his new video-lecture: The Inhabitants of Images (2009), a playful complex analysis of the use and misuse of images for political and ideological purposes in Lebanon and the Middle East, coproduction between Tanzquartier-Wien, Bidoun Magazine and Ashkal Alwan/Beirut.

The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World

Author: Elaine Scarry | Reference: P0344 | ISBN: 978-0195049961 | Type: Publication

Part philosophical meditation, part cultural critique, this profoundly original work explores the nature of physical suffering.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

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

The Art of Love (war)

Author: Áine Phillips | Reference: P1191 | Type: Publication

Text accompanying homonymous performance. For video extracts of performance see Ref. D1022. This item is part of Brutal Silences: the Study Room Guide On Live Art In Ireland by Anna Maria Healy and Helena Walsh (P1661)

Live Autobiography Performance Works 2006 - 2008

Author: Áine Phillips | Reference: D1022 | Type: DVD

A retrospective of the artist's work including: Harness; The Work of Work, The Work of Love (War); Eyeless; Burning Mirror; Red Weight; Re-Enactions (of a Love Affair); Caravan; Armed Love. The case contains two info-cards of the pieces The Work of Work and The Work of Love (War). This item is part of Brutal Silences: the Study Room Guide On Live Art In Ireland by Anna Maria Healy and Helena Walsh (P1661)

Mudman - The Odyssey of Kim Jones

Editor: Sandra Q. Firmin and Julie Joyce | Reference: P1068 | ISBN: 978-0-262-56224-9 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue of “Kim Jones – A Retrospective”, with essays by Sandra Q. Firmin, Julie Joyce, Kristine Stiles, Robert Storr

Kurdistan - In the Shadow of History

Author: Susan Meiselas | Reference: P1036 | ISBN: 978-0-226-51928-9 | Type: Publication