A survey of The Arts Catalyst’s pioneering zero gravity projects carried out 2000 – 2004. Essays by Eduardo Kac, Marina Benjamin, Rob la Frenais, Kodwo Eshun. Introduction by Nicola Triscott.
|Editor||Nicola Triscott, Rob La Frenais|
|Publisher||The Arts Catalyst|
Documenting the eponymous six year project as well as the current research and thinking around the subject with contributions by prominent artists, academics, activists and chefs.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights ( P3041).
Reaffirms the central position of the body in various artistic practices through in-depth conversations with choreographers, composers, visual artists, hip hop artists, dramaturges, a light designer and a puppeteer.
Formulates a history and theory of biosemiotic and proto-biosemiotic thinking in order to open up new possibilities of contemporary social, philosophical, aesthetic and technological engagement.
Information on a new transdisciplinary project of plant / human / animal / machine hybridisation started in 2016.
Examines how the grammar of geology is foundational to establishing the extractive economies of subjective life and the earth under colonialism and slavery.
Focuses on how theatre, dance, and other forms of performance are helping to transform our ecological values.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
An exploration into the utopias and dystopias that could develop from present society.
The “Artists' Book” of the post-war period: a unique collaborative work by four artists associated with various avant-garde art movements, including Fluxus and Nouveau Réalisme.
The emergence of contemporary art, engaging widely with other disciplines, as a platform for exploring animal nature.
It is to the future that we look for redemption and progress; but it is also where we project our personal and apocalyptic anxieties. By questioning notions of certainty, truth, and totality, Augé finds ways to separate the future from our eternal, terrified present and liberates the mind to allow it to conceptualize our possible futures afresh.
This original and entertaining tour of life on Earth explores how many of the things once considered to be exclusively human are not: we are not the only species that communicates, makes tools, utilises fire, or has sex for reasons other than to make new versions of ourselves. Evolution has, however, allowed us to develop our culture to a level of complexity that outstrips any other observed in nature.
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.