See also A0457 (interview with Iwona Blazwick) and P1646 (Artist is Present publication)
An evening with artists readings of extracts from significant books held in LADA’s Study Room. Part of LADA at 20.
The first major survey of the artist’s interdisciplinary practices. Bringing together newly commissioned and other writings by major thinkers in and beyond visual and performance studies, and extensive documentation of the artist’s work from two decades of practice, it navigates through and between performance, biotechnical practices, image-making, and writing.
A special edition of the Cooper Gallery periodical: a complexity of perspectives and positions by artists, curators and writers are brought together reflecting on and interrogating the necessarily shifting nature of identity and its other.
Second edition of the artwork exploring the potential of Live Art to bridge generations.
Explores performance art through live manifestations and reiterations in photographs, film and video.
It examines the ‘performance of extremity’ as practices at the limits of the histories of performance and art, in performance art’s most fertile and prescient decade, the 1970s. Dominic Johnson recounts and analyses game-changing performance events by six artists: Kerry Trengove, Ulay, Genesis P-Orridge, Anne Bean, the Kipper Kids, and Stephen Cripps.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
In 2014, artist Gustaf Broms composed a list of nine questions that he started to circulate to fellow performance artists. The responses collected are as diverse and wide-ranging as the artists and their own approaches.
Examining a range of performances from the 1960s to the present, as well as protest actions from the lunch counter sit-ins of the US civil rights movement to protest camps in the twenty-first century, this book provides a formal account of endurance and illuminates its ethical and political significance.
Proposes that performance is not a genre of art separate from object making but rather an attitude that has infiltrated the entire terrain of contemporary art.
Examines five performance/artworks: The Artist is Present (2010) by Marina Abramović; The Deer Shelter Skyscape (2007) by James Turrell; CAT (1998) by Ansuman Biswas; Journey to the Lower World by Marcus Coates (2004); and the work with pollen by Wolfgang Laib.
From war and environmental pollution to racism and sexual assault, the publication analyzes the consequences of trauma as seen in the works of artists like Marina Abramović, Pope.L, and Chris Burden.