Anne-Louise Rentell, Welcome to Cabaret, entertainment or performance art?
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.
Brought together 75 UK based artists onto the Birmingham Hippodrome stage in a snapshot of the performing arts in 2016. Over the course of a single day they learnt and recreated the opening audition scene from the 1985 film 'A Chorus Line'.
Part of LADA Screens 12. The film was available online 9 - 22 June 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel. Includes two version of the video, in two different resolutions.
A toolkit with a mission to look to the future: to support long-term change across the arts sector by sharing knowledge, providing expert support, and encouraging take-up of an intersectional approach to equality, diversity and inclusion.
Part of The Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Combines extracts from over 70 international practitioners, companies, collectives and makers from the fields of dance, theatre, music, live and performance art, and activism to form a sourcebook for students, researchers and practitioners.
Genesis has selected h/er unseen and personal photographs to illustrate h/er journey of life as continuous creativity.
Limited edition; 352 / 1323. In glass cabinet.
A manifesto for the active and creative pedestrian – envisioning a walking that is neither a functional necessity (to shops, to work) nor a passive appreciation of (or complaint about) the urban environment.
A provocative history of live art traces the precedents of contemporary multi-media events to Bauhaus experimentalism and surveys the Futurists' manifesto-like events, the Dadaists' cabarets, and later “happenings” and “spectacles.”
A toolkit of methodologies; part of Let's Get Classy: the Study Room Guide on Live Art, class and cultural privilege.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
A correspondence between The Victorian Woman and THE MAN. During the summer of 2016, The Victorian Woman traveled on an epic month-long journey to Southeast Asia in an attempt to liberate herself from THE MAN. Their daily correspondence in the form of relief printed and hand-drawn postcards reflects their emotional struggles and curious revelations as they attempt to reconcile the nature of their relationship.
Guides the reader through a thicket of seemingly arcane meanings of nonrepresentational art forms, and brings clarity to the intentions and agendas of these artists, as well as to their real world contexts.
Exhibition catalogue, Anna Banana: 45 Years if Fooling Around with A Banana; Open Space (September 19-October 24, 2015), the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (September 19, 2015 – January 3, 2016), Pratt Institute Libraries (March 3-April 10, 2016).
How have avant-gardes been shaped by racism and contributed to racist power and imperialism? How have the claims made by avant-garde political and artistic groups to liberate humanity been indebted to religious intolerance? And how has the vanguard commitment to radical cultural action contributed to war, terror, and destruction?