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Selected Performances

Artist/Author: Sinéad O'Donnell | Reference: D2319 | ISBN: 9780992826642 | Type: DVD

Features 32 selected videos in various different formats made from 1999 – 2017.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Rocio Boliver collection

Artist/Author: Rocio Boliver | Digital Reference: EF5294 | Type: Digital File

Includes a document with translations and the following performances:

1. En un fist fast
2. La caida del ser
3. Vigilia sex
4. Varios perfos expo
5. De docta ignor lombrices
6.  De docta ignor desentarrarme
7.  Pepafono 3 versiones
8. Ponme la mano aquí macorina
9. Sea anemone and the hermit crab
10. Embajadora de la buena voluntad
11. ¡Ah no!
12. Violence and tenderness
13. Cagandola a diestra y siniestra
14. Sweet sixteen
15. Times goes by and I can not forget you

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)
 

Ulrike Rosenbach catalogue

Artist/Author: Claudia Lupri | Reference: P3961 | ISBN: 978-0921972020 | Type: Publication

Catalogue published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Art Gallery of York University, September 6 – October 1, 1989.

Acts of Passion: Sexuality, Gender, and Performance

Editor: Nina Rapi, Maya Chowdhry | Reference: P3953 | ISBN: 978-1560231080 | Type: Publication

Draws on the experiences and expertise of a wide range of lesbian practitioners and theorists to explore the impact and influences of sexuality and gender on performance.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Rose Garrard: Redressing the balance

Editor: Beatrice Stammer, Frank Wagner | Reference: P3963 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue. 12/11 – 4/12 1987.  In German.

Shirin Neshat: Two Installations

Editor: Bill Horrigan | Reference: P3959 | ISBN: 978-1881390268 | Type: Publication

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)
 

Waltz

Artist/Author: The Sydney Front | Reference: D2309 | ISBN: 978-1-922007-30-8 | Type: DVD

A single row of audience members around the edge of a performance space A curtain sometimes running across it cutting the space (and the audience’s view) in two.  In glass cabinet.

Figuring Age: Women, Bodies, Generations

Editor: Kathleen Woodward | Reference: P3971 | ISBN: 978-0253212368 | Type: Publication

Engages the virtually invisible subject of older women in western culture.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Performing the UnNameable: Anthology of Australian Performance Texts

Editor: Karen Pearlman, Richard James Allen | Reference: P3922 | ISBN: 978-0868194202 | Type: Publication

Sheds light on a range of practices in the area of contemporary performance in Australia.

Staging Queer Feminisms: Sexuality and Gender in Australian Performance, 2005-2015

Artist/Author: Sarah French | Reference: P3916 | ISBN: 978-1137465429 | Type: Publication

Examines sexuality, gender and race in Australia’s vibrant independent theatre and performance culture.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Performing Citizenship: Bodies, Agencies, Limitations

Editor: Paula Hildebrandt, Kerstin Evert, Sibylle Peters, Mirjam Schaub, Kathrin Wildner, Gesa Ziemer | Reference: P3909 | ISBN: 978-3-319-97501-6 | Type: Publication

Discusses how citizenship is performed today, through the optic of the arts, in particular the performing arts, but also from the perspective of a wide range of academic disciplines such as urbanism and media studies, cultural education and postcolonial theory.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Sex, Suffrage & the Stage

Artist/Author: Leslie Hill | Reference: P3797 | ISBN: 978-1-137-50921-5 | Type: Publication

Provides a survey of the history of first wave feminism in British theatre, from the London premiere of Ibsen’s A Doll’s House in 1889 through the militant suffrage movement.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution

Artist/Author: Shulamith Firestone | Reference: P3798 | Type: Publication

The first book of the women’s liberation movement to put forth a feminist theory of politics.

The Sculpture of Linda Mary Montano

Editor: Linda Mary Montano, Adam Silver, Cai Xi | Reference: P3901 | ISBN: 9780983664772 | Type: Publication

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

Linda Mary Montano: 14 Years of Living Art

Editor: Linda Mary Montano | Reference: P3900 | ISBN: 978-0983664758 | Type: Publication

A portable archive that features Montano’s journal writings during 1984-1998, 18 of her ecstatic tantric tales, 52 of her drawings, 119 photo documents related to her performances, 13 essays and interviews by art historians, curators and writers.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Daylight

Artist/Author: Amy Sharrocks, Clare Qualmann, Madeleine Hodge | Reference: P3784 | Type: Publication

Newspaper created and published through the four-day programme exploring the interconnections of art, activism, performance, politics, health and print.

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).

Xenofeminism

Artist/Author: Helen Hester | Reference: P3759 | ISBN: 978-1509520626 | Type: Publication

Develops a three–part definition of xenofeminism grounded in the ideas of technomaterialism, anti–naturalism, and gender abolitionism.

SCUM Manifesto

Artist/Author: Valerie Solanas | Reference: P3746 | ISBN: 9781859845530 | Type: Publication

Considered one of the most outrageous, violent and certifiably crazy tracts when it first appeared in 1968, Solanas' text is reconsidered in Avital Ronell's introduction, “Deviant Payback: The Aims of Valerie Solanas”.

Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers’ Rights

Artist/Author: Molly Smith, Juno Mac | Reference: P3723 | ISBN: 978-1786633606 | Type: Publication

Do you have to think that prostitution is good to support sex worker rights? How do sex worker rights fit with feminist and anti-capitalist politics? Is criminalising clients progressive – and can the police deliver justice?
 

Kembra Pfahler: Beautalism

Artist/Author: Kathy Grayson, Kembra Pfahler | Reference: P3733 | ISBN: 978-0981577135 | Type: Publication

Cataloguing Pfahler's recent projects for the 2008 Whitney Biennial, the volume also features her most notorious body-art performances and pieces. Numerous full-bleed photographs capture the making of the Biennial artworks, the preparation for her live show, the performance itself and the aftermath.

In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives

Artist/Author: Judith Halberstam | Reference: P3719 | ISBN: 978-0814735855 | Type: Publication

Examines the significance of the transgender body and presents a series of case studies focused on the meanings of masculinity in its dominant and alternative forms – especially female and trans-masculinities as they exist within subcultures, and are appropriated within mainstream culture.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Blood Counts

Digital Reference: EF5288 | Type: Digital File

A programme of events exploring blood in performance for BLOOD: Life Uncut, a season of work for the new Science Gallery, London. Includes:

Janez Janša: Ron’s Story (5 minutes, 2001)

Ernst Fischer and Nicola Hunter: Passion/Flower (2012, 4 minutes)

Regina Jose Galindo: Who Can Erase the Traces (2003, 2 minutes),  La
Sangre del Cerdo (2016, 8 minutes)

Franko B: I Miss You! (2003, 2 minutes)

Marisa Carnesky: Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman (2016, 3 minutes)

jamie lewis hadley: this rose made of leather (2012, 10 minutes)

Kira O’Reilly: Wet Cup (2000, 3 minutes)

Martin O’Brien: If It Were The Apocalypse I’d Eat You To Stay Alive (2015, 8 minutes)

La Ribot: Another Bloody Mary (2000, 10 minutes)

Rocio Boliver: Times Go By and I Can’t Forget You: Between Menopause and Old Age (2013, 4 minutes)

The Outsiders’ Handbook

Artist/Author: Scottee, Emma Frankland, Selina Thompson, Travis Alabanza | Reference: P3689 | Type: Publication

A free survival guide for queer and trans* young people; by Scottee, Travis Alabanza, Selina Thompson and Emma Frankland.

Download the publication PDF here.

Pink Triangles: Radical Perspectives on Gay Liberation

Editor: Pam Mitchell | Reference: P3645 | ISBN: 9781788732345 | Type: Publication

Each essay shares two fundamental premises. First, that the oppression of gays and lesbians is not an isolated case, and therefore their struggle is necessarily part of a larger movement for social liberation. And, second, that the experience of gays and lesbians uphold the basic tenets of a foundational Marxism, and that they are uniquely placed to contribute to a revitalisation of Marxist theory.

The Aesthetics of Disengagement: Contemporary Art and Depression

Artist/Author: Christine Ross | Reference: P3653 | ISBN: 978-0816645398 | Type: Publication

Shows how contemporary art is a powerful yet largely unacknowledged player in the articulation of depression in Western culture, both adopting and challenging scientific definitions of the condition. Ross explores the ways in which contemporary art performs the detached aesthetics of depression, exposing the viewer's loss of connection and ultimately redefining the function of the image. 

Come Together: The Years of Gay Liberation 1970-73

Editor: Aubrey Walter | Reference: P3643 | ISBN: 9781788732376 | Type: Publication

Tells the incredible story of the emerging radicalism of the Gay Liberation Front, providing a vivid history of the movement, as well as the new ideas and practices it gave rise to across the United Kingdom.

Woman’s Estate

Artist/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.

Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure

Artist/Author: Lynne Segal | Reference: P3635 | ISBN: 9781781687567 | Type: Publication

Examines an array of issues, including sex as a subversive activity, the “liberated orgasm,” sex advice literature, gender uncertainties, queer politics, anti-pornography campaigns and the rise of the moral right.
 

Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil

Artist/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.

Living a Feminist Life

Artist/Author: Sara Ahmed | Reference: P3654 | ISBN: 978-0822363194 | Type: Publication

Shows how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist at home and at work.

Resist!: How to Be an Activist in the Age of Defiance

Artist/Author: Michael Segalov | Reference: P3625 | ISBN: 978-1786272171 | Type: Publication

How-to guide for people looking to make a stand. Included are solid pieces of advice, practical tips and inspirational stories from those who have already successfully stood up and made a difference.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

 

Carolee’s

Editor: Jenny Jaskey and A. E. Benenson | Reference: P3614 | Type: Publication

The second issue of The Magazine of the Artist’s Institute, dedicated to Carolee Schneemann

Ellen Stewart Presents: Fifty Years of La MaMa Experimental Theatre

Artist/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.

Buttered Up

Artist/Author: Áine Phillips | Reference: D2299 | Type: DVD

The story of a housewife who delves into the underworld of domesticity. 

Your Silence Will Not Protect You

Artist/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).

Gender Trouble

Artist/Author: Judith Butler | Reference: P3568 | ISBN: 978-0415389556 | Type: Publication

Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural, ‘essential’ notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, Butler starts by questioning the category ‘woman’ and continues in this vein with examinations of ‘the masculine’ and ‘the feminine’.

Sweet and Sour and Super-t-Art

Artist/Author: Emily Elizabeth Goodman | Reference: A0828 | Type: Article

Examines how Hannah Wilke explored the relationship between sexual and gustatory taste in her performance ­Super-T-Art (1974), which she created for Jean Dupuy’s event Soup & Art held at the Kitchen in New York Cit

Transitional States: Hormones at the Crossroads of Art and Science

Editor: Chiara Beccalossi | Reference: P3554 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue. Locations and dates: Project Space Plus, Lincoln, UK (1 – 27 February 2018), Peltz Gallery, London, UK (10 May – 11 June 2018), Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), Spain
(4 – 28 October 2018), LABS Gallery Arte Contemporanea, Bologna, Italy (22 November – 15 December 2018)

Grabbing Pussy

Artist/Author: Karen Finley | Reference: P3548 | ISBN: 9781682191590 | Type: Publication

Based on her widely praised performance piece Unicorn Gratitude Mystery, Finley’s book explores the Shakespearean dynamics that surface when libidos and loyalties clash in the public and private personas of Donald Trump, Hillary and Bill Clinton, Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner, and now Harvey Weinstein.

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