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Throwing the body into the Fight : a portrait of Raimund Hoghe
Mary Kate Connolly (ed)

792.82092 HOG
Main Book Collection

Publisher’s blurb: “…Throwing the Body into the Fight is the first English language publication dedicated to the choreographer and performance maker Raimund Hoghe (Germany). Curated and edited by Mary Kate Connolly, the publication operates as a collage, drawing together a variety of international voices to create a fragmented portrait of the artist.

Offering diverse perspectives on Hoghe’s work, contributions include thematic chapters by Laurent Goumarre, Martin Hargreaves, Dominic Johnson and Gerald Siegmund, alongside reflections from Franko B, Boris Charmatz, Finola Cronin, Philipp Gehmacher, Lois Keidan and Meryl Tankard.

Illustrated throughout with a rich collection of archival images by photographer Rosa Frank, Throwing the Body into the Fight also features a conversation with Raimund Hoghe which punctuates the book, offering insights into his creative process and that of his artistic collaborators, Luca Giacomo Schulte and Rosa Frank…”

Perform Repeat Record : live art history
Amelia Jones & Adrain Heathfield (ed)

709.04 JON
Main Book Collection

Publisher’s blurb: “…Bringing together contributors from dance, theatre, visual studies, and art history, Perform, Repeat, Record addresses the conundrum of how live art is positioned within history. Set apart from other art forms in that it may never be performed in precisely the same way twice, ephemeral artwork exists both at the time of its staging and long after in the memories of its spectators and their testimonies, as well as in material objects, visual media, and text, all of which offer new critical possibilities. Among the artists, theorists, and historians who contributed to this volume are Marina Abramović, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Rebecca Schneider, Boris Groys, Jane Blocker, Carolee Schneemann, Tehching Hsieh, Orlan, Tilda Swinton, and Jean-Luc Nancy…”

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