Reflections on the symposium hosted by Rajni Shah Projects and the Birkbeck Centre for Contemporary Theatre, London, 30 May-2 June 2013.
A collection of written and visual responses to the works of British artist, Qasim Riza Shaheen. Essays, reflections and conversations, by eminent scholars, curators, artists and collaborators, consider the multiple aspects and the experience of his works.
In English and Urdu.
Short programme of the project which saw 2DL invite other artists into a conversation on identity.
A performative publication enabling a rich array of theatrical and artistic scores that can be performed at a moment’s notice.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
Collects theoretical dramas written by some of the leading scholars and artists of the contemporary stage. These dialogues, prose poems, and microfictions describe imaginary performance events that explore what might be possible and impossible in the theatre.
In this follow-up to his influential 2010 book, Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture, Sholette engages in critical dialogue with artists’ collectives, counter-institutions, and activist groups to offer an insightful, firsthand account of the relationship between politics and art in neoliberal society.
Drawn from empirical and extensive experience and research, the book provides a curriculum and framework for thinking about the complexity of socially engaged practices. Locating the methodologies of this work in between disciplines, Helguera draws on histories of performance, pedagogy, sociology, ethnography, linguistics, community and public practices.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and class and cultural privilege. (P3152)
Key critical writings by artist and curator Ian White (1971-2013), ranging from reviews and catalogue essays to entries from his blog Lives of Performers.
Review of Vason’s book, published by the Live Art Development Agency and Intellect Books.
A comprehensive account of the radical theatre movement in Britain from 1968 to1978.
A small selection of study room material on the subject of documention.
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.
Double Exposures is a new collaborative venture between Manuel Vason and forty of the most visually arresting artists working with performance in the UK.