The Artist’s Joke

Notes

Surveys the rich and diverse uses of humor by avant-garde and contemporary artists.

Editor Jennifer Higgie
Publisher Whitechapel
ISBN 978 0 85488 156 7
Reference P1013
Date 2007
Type Publication

Keywords

Similar items

Les Reines Prochaines: Dings

Artist/Author: Nathalie Persillier | Reference: D2324 | Type: DVD

A criminological philosophical cinematographical musical comedy by Nathalie Percillier with the female music band Les Reines Prochaines. The film is made up of cinematic excerpts, stage performances and interviews with the protagonists. A lesbian trash movie, Pulp Fiction meets Dada.

73 minutes, DVD PAL 16:9, DE/EN.

Kindly donated for the Swiss Live Art Study Room Guide.

Shortlist LIVE! Issue 1

Editor: Heidi Backström | Reference: P4064 | ISBN: 9871916424371 | Type: Publication

Publication on a new entity of events as part of ANTI Festival, where the artists shortlisted for the International Prize of Live Art present their work.

In English and Finnish.

Cabinet Of Curiosities

Artist/Author: Mat Fraser | Digital Reference: EF5317 | Type: Digital File

A journey through the history of disability – a history lesson with a difference.

Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

How not to do disability

Artist/Author: Martin O’Brien | Reference: A0852 | Type: Article

A tribute to Katherine Araniello, read during the event at LADA, 16th April 2019.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

In misc folder 7.

Aaron Williamson: Inspiration Archives

Reference: P4042 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue. Attenborough Arts Centre, 10th May – 14th July 2019.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

The Sculpture of Linda Mary Montano

Editor: Linda Mary Montano, Adam Silver, Cai Xi | Reference: P3901 | ISBN: 9780983664772 | Type: Publication

A 50-year retrospective of the sculpture of the pioneer feminist performance artist who explores and dissolves the boundaries between art and life. 

In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives

Artist/Author: Judith Halberstam | Reference: P3719 | ISBN: 978-0814735855 | Type: Publication

Examines the significance of the transgender body and presents a series of case studies focused on the meanings of masculinity in its dominant and alternative forms – especially female and trans-masculinities as they exist within subcultures, and are appropriated within mainstream culture.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

John Waters: Indecent Exposure

Editor: Kristen Hileman | Reference: P3714 | ISBN: 978-0520300477 | Type: Publication

Published in association with the Baltimore Museum of Art. Exhibition catalogue. Exhibition dates / The Baltimore Museum of Art: October 7, 2018-January 6, 2019 Wexner Center for the Arts: February 2-April 28, 2019

Vrystaat Arts Festival 2017 programme

Reference: P3629 | Type: Publication

Programme for the Afrikaans language festival that forges creative connections with English and Sotho cultures; 18-22 July 2017.

Performing Bodies in Pain: Medieval and Post-Modern Martyrs, Mystics, and Artists

Artist/Author: Marla Carlson | Reference: P3594 | ISBN: 978-0230103863 | Type: Publication

Analyzes the cultural work of spectacular suffering in late-medieval France and the twenty-first century, reading recent dramatizations of torture and performances of self-mutilating conceptual art against late-medieval saint plays.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

What the **** is Normal?!

Artist/Author: Francesca Martinez | Reference: P3569 | ISBN: 978-0753555354 | Type: Publication

If you grow up in a world where wrinkles are practically illegal, going bald is cause for a mental breakdown, and women over size zero are encouraged to shoot themselves (immediately), what the hell do you do if you’re, gasp … disabled? 

Artist Profile

Artist/Author: Katherine Araniello | Digital Reference: EF5282 | Type: Digital File

Short video artist profile. Includes clips from different video and performance pieces.