A collection of texts, videos, websites etc which have inspired me and might inspire you

- A recording of Happening pour conjurer l'esprit de catastrophe by the French artist Jean Jacques Lebel restaged for the pseudo documentary Malamondo (1964) by Gualtiero Jacopetti and Paolo Cavara. (LINK)

- Article about a Major in Bogotá, Columbia, who was turning the city in an artistic experiment (LINK). One of his ideas was to use mimes for traffic control (LINK).

- An experimental public city space in Lörrach (Germany) which is open to be designed by the citizens. (LINK)

- David Harvey’s (professor of anthropology and geography in the NYU) full video reading of Marx’s Capital (LINK)

- Suhail Malik’s (professor at Goldsmith) lecture Contemporary Art, Neoliberal Enforcer (LINK)

- 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, panel discussion Post-contemporary Art (LINK)

- Suhail Malik’s (professor at Goldsmith) lecture 'Contemporary Art → Ex-art: Retro-transfiguration Into the Commonplace' (LINK)

- “Situations” Public Art project series curated by Claire Doherty, UK 2004-2017 (LINK)

Books:

Van den Berg, Karen et al. The art of direct action, 2019

Rancière, Jacques, The emancipated spectator, 2014

Bishop, Claire, Artificial hells: Participatory art and the politics of spectatorship, 2012 Bishop, Claire, Participation, 2006

Bourriaud, Nicolas, et al. Relational aesthetics, 2002

Rappaport, Roy, Ritual and religion in the making of humanity, 1999

Artaud, Antonin, "The theatre of cruelty" The theory of the modern stage, 1968

Harvey, David, Rebel cities: From the right to the city to the urban revolution, 2012

Lacy, Suzanne, Leaving Art: writings on performance, politics, and publics, 1974–2007, 2010 

Harvie, Jen, and Nicolas Whybrow, Performance and the contemporary city: an Interdisciplinary reader, 2011

Doherty, Claire, et al, Contemporary art: From studio to situation, 2004

Lefebvre, Henri, and Donald Nicholson-Smith. The production of space, 1991