The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World

Notes

Part philosophical meditation, part cultural critique, this profoundly original work explores the nature of physical suffering.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
 

Artist / Author Elaine Scarry
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 978-0195049961
Reference P0344
Date 1985
Type Publication

Keywords

Similar items

(Untitled) Dyketactics Revisted

Artist/Author: Liz Rosenfeld | Digital Reference: EF5387 | Type: Digital File

Bodies move freely through an ambiguous urban “utopia”…or do they? Shot on 16mm film and digital video.

7 mins

Ivy Monteiro: a performance lecture on queer spirituality and Afro Futurism

Digital Reference: EF5379 | Type: Digital File

Documentation of the performance lecture by Swiss based Brazilian artist about their most recent work Trinta y Dois Igual a 5.

F U T U R E R I T U A L Film night

Digital Reference: EF5378 | Type: Digital File

Documentation of the evening which featured a screening of short films and performance documentation by artists working around ritual, performance and queer futurity.

The Arts Britain still Ignores?

Artist/Author: Jerri Daboo | Digital Reference: EF5370 | Type: Digital File

Forty years since the publication of Naseem Khan’s seminal report The Arts Britain Ignores, how much has changed?

The essence of performance art

Artist/Author: Gisela Hochuli | Reference: D2322 | Type: DVD

A discussion in 17 thematic segments. 53 minutes.

Black Market International

Reference: D2321 | Type: DVD

Recounts the group’s evolution and different approaches to collaboration throughout the years. Two DVDs include a documentary, interviews with BMI members, and performance footage.

The Minor Gesture

Artist/Author: Erin Manning | Reference: P4127 | ISBN: 978-0822361213 | Type: Publication

Manning extends her previous inquiries into the politics of movement to the concept of the minor gesture.