As part of Index on Censorship’s work on art and offence, Index has published a series of law packs intended to address questions about legal limits related to free expression and the arts. Printed paper.
Forty years since the publication of Naseem Khan’s seminal report The Arts Britain Ignores, how much has changed?
Tells the story of the theatre blogosphere from the dawn of the carefully crafted longform post to today’s digital newsletters and social media threads.
Materials from the activation day against the Hostile Environment policy. Organised by Migrants in Culture and Keep it Complex.
In the oversize cabinet.
A trilogy of hybrid art films of collaborative performances in epic locations around the world. Included the three films (Performances at the End of the World, Performances at the Holy Centre, Performances at the Core of the Looking-Glass) and a text about the project.
One of the contemporary art world’s most acclaimed mixed-media & performance artists, is the subject of this smart, sassy documentary that showcases her spectacle-rich approach to explorations of gender, racial identity, and sexuality. Bonus features include two deleted scenes.
The second volume of the landmark trilogy consent not to be a single being.
Recounts Preciado’s transformation from Beatriz into Paul B., and examines other processes of political, cultural and sexual transition.
Drawing together communiques, covert interviews and underground histories of introvert struggles (Introfada), here for the first time is a detailed documentation of the political demands of shy people.
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.
Second edition of Material concerns itself with in/visibility in contemporary artistic practice, especially dance.
Delves into themes as wide-ranging yet interconnected as beauty, performativity, activism, and police brutality. Collectively, they attest to how trans people are frequently offered “doors”—entrances to visibility and recognition—that are actually “traps,” accommodating trans bodies and communities only insofar as they cooperate with dominant norms.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).