This book documents the two most recent works by the British artist and filmmaker Isaac Julien.
Reader for the lecture series from January to June 1996.
Edited by Sabine Breitwieser. Forward by Dietrich Karner. Introduction by Sabine Breitwieser. Texts by Steve Anker, Ute Meta Bauer, Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, Corinne Diserens, Xavier Douroux, Silvia Eiblmayr, VALIE EXPORT, Dan Graham, Malcolm Le Grice, Birgit Pelzer, Roland Schöny, V-Girls, Video and filmography VALIE EXPORT and Gordon Matta-Clark.
Common Salt was a performance around a table – a ‘show and tell’ by artists Sheila Ghelani and Sue Palmer. It explored the colonial, geographical and natural history of England and India taking an expansive and emotional time-travel, from the first Enclosure Act and the start of the East India Company in the 1600s, to 21st century narratives of trade, empire and culture.
In the performance Sue and Sheila activated insights into our shared past, laying out a ‘home museum’ of objects and stories about borders and collections, the Great Hedge of India, a forgotten naturalist – all accompanied by original Shruti box laments.
This book documents and explores the project, placing the performance text, images and reflections from both artists alongside writings by invited guests – from curators and artists to audience members.
Common Salt is designed by John Hunter (aka RULER) and published by LADA.
This book is Derek Jarman’s own record of how this garden evolved, from its earliest beginnings in 1986 to the last year of his life. More than 150 photographs taken since 1991 by his friend and photographer Howard Sooley capture the garden at all its different stages and at every season of the year. Photographs from all angles reveal the garden’s complex geometrical plan, its magical stone circles and its beautiful and bizarre sculptures. We also catch glimpses of Jarman’s life in Dungeness: walking, weeding, watering, or just enjoying life.
In this groundbreaking and important book, Danielle McGuire writes about the rape in 1944 of a twenty-four-year-old mother and sharecropper, Recy Taylor, who strolled toward home after an evening of singing and praying at the Rock Hill Holiness Church in Abbeville, Alabama. Seven white men, armed with knives and shotguns, ordered the young woman into their green Chevrolet, raped her, and left her for dead. The president of the local NAACP branch office sent his best investigator and organizer–Rosa Parks–to Abbeville. In taking on this case, Parks launched a movement that exposed a ritualized history of sexual assault against Black women and added fire to the growing call for change.
This is a book about falling as a means of reconfiguring our relationship with living and dying. Dancer, choreographer, educator and therapist Emilyn Claid draws inspiration from her personal and professional experiences to explore alternative approaches to being present in the world.
Gómez-Peña Unplugged is an anthology of recent and rewritten classic writings from Guillermo Gómez-Peña, a figure who stands alone as unique and ground-breaking in the history of performance art and as the artistic director of transdisciplinary performance troupe La Pocha Nostra.
Bodies move freely through an ambiguous urban “utopia”…or do they? Shot on 16mm film and digital video.
Documentation of the evening celebrating the life and Live Art of the brilliant and inspirational artist Katherine Araniello who died on Monday 25 February 2019.
Documentation of the evening which featured a screening of short films and performance documentation by artists working around ritual, performance and queer futurity.
Documentation of the event organised as part of LADA’s 20 anniversary celebrations across 2019: some of LADA’s icons present their own pop culture icons.
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.