This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195) and the Study Room Guide on One to One Performance by Rachel Zerihan (P1320)
Video documentation of the book launch, as part of LADA Screens. Includes 4 videos.
The first substantial survey of its kind, the publication brings together documentation of performances, drawings, videos, installations, and sculptures, as well as writings, interviews and visual essays by the artist. A series of commissioned critical essays show her to be a prolific maker of acts, objects, and multiple ‘selves’.
Marks the finissage of Abboud's solo exhibition The Horse, the Bird, the Tree and the Stone at Bildmuseet (Sweden, 21 May – 17 September 2017) and the inauguration of her solo show The pomegranate and the sleeping ghoul at Darat al Funun-The Khalid Shoman Foundation (Jordan, 10 October 2017 – 11 January 2018).
The essays in Women, the Arts and Globalization demonstrate that women in the arts are rarely positioned at the centre of the art market, and the movement of women globally (as travelers or migrants, empowered artists/scholars or exiled practitioners), rarely corresponds with the dominant models of global exchange. Rather, contemporary women’s art practices provide a fascinating instance of women’s eccentric experiences of the myriad effects of globalization.
One of the most revealing accounts of what art creation entails and the ways in which the body, the center of our aesthetic knowledge of the world, can be regarded as our most informed teacher.
Part of the Know How: The Study Room Guide on Live Art Live Art and working with older individuals and communities. (P3140)
Examines themes of being-in-common in today’s world and their relation to the development of art practices. As these practices are implemented, other ways of seeing, understanding, and making appear.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
The Library of Performing Rights is a unique resource containing over 250 items submitted by artists, activists and academics from around the world that examine the intersection between performance and Human Rights.
The catalogue is available here and is continuously updated.
Please note the Library is currently housed in the Study Room but is a touring Library so please contact LADA before your visit to check it is not out on the road.
This book draws a vibrant portrait of the artists and performers who gave the 1963 Village its exhilarating force, the avant-garde whose interweaving of public and private life, work and play, art and ordinary experience, began a wholesale reworking of the social and cultural fabric of America.
For over 20 years Marina Abramovic has collected materials from film, dance, theatre, music, rituals and performance. For her lecture at Live Culture she wound through a personal visual archive of performance related materials focused around the performing body, its mental and physical limits.This documentation has since been presented with the permission of the artist as part of the Performance Matters, Performing Idea, Performance Lecture Archive; an interactive video archive housed at the Whitechapel Gallery between 2-9 October 2010. The archive looked at examples of the performance lecture as a form of artistic and critical expression and its potential to address a broad range of cultural issues and philosophical ideas.
Thirty texts written by Suzanne Lacy since 1974.
Six international performance artists collaborate on a project exploring invisible disability through ‘living art' practice. CAUTION includes one DVD of video works and one CD of talking text.
Four performance artists meet to consider the use of video in their work and their relationship to the medium. Can be found in Miscellaneous folder number 3