A collection of postcards designed by Katayoon Forouhesh, each representing an imagined performance conveived by 14 Iranian and British independent artists. Part of ABOVE, a festival of imagined performances on rooftops, conceived and curated by Andy Field (Forest Fringe, UK) and Iranian artist-producer Nima Dehghani.
|Artist / Author||Andy Field and Nima Dehghani|
Documentation of the event which featured a screening of Theatre Visionary, a documentary about Abdoh, as well as a discussion with film’s director Adam Soch and director and academic Alyson Campbell.
Analyses the artist’s oeuvre in the contexts of liveness, visual art and participatory practices.
Videos by artists about the Live Art Development Agency. Including 10 commissioned films by artists marking LADA’s 10th anniversary in 2009.
Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey presents the first critical overview of this major artist’s work. It demonstrates how Athey foresaw and precipitated the central place afforded they body and identity politics in art and critical theory in the 1990s and beyond.
A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2015 and December 2017. Selected through recommendations and an open call for submissions, Volume 5 reflects the dynamic, international contexts that Live Art and radical performance practices occupy.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Anti-manifesto for changing a world while exploring it: a tool for playful debate, collaboration, and intervention.
Asking urgent questions about drag today, Louche takes a critical and constructive approach to queer performance culture: its past, present and future. Featuring contributions from over thirty artists, writers and illustrators.
From a god-fearing Muslim boy enraptured with their mother, to a vocal, queer drag queen estranged from their family, this is a heart-breaking and hilarious memoir about the author’s fight to be true to themself.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Reaffirms the central position of the body in various artistic practices through in-depth conversations with choreographers, composers, visual artists, hip hop artists, dramaturges, a light designer and a puppeteer.
On Forced Entertainment, prediction, and the community of audience.