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Archive for November, 2008

Guardian Art Podcasts

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 12 November 2008

Susan Hiller, From here to eternityThe subject of Adrian Searle’s latest weekly Art Podcast for the Guardian is Susan Hiller’s From here to eternity, currently showing at the Timothy Taylor Gallery.

Previous topics of the podcast include Elmgreen & Dragset, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Tony Oursler, Nils Norman, Dan Graham, Christian Marclay, and Pipilotti Rist.

Frieze Talks / Frieze Art Fair Podcasts

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 4 November 2008

Boris GroysThe 2008 Frieze Talks and Frieze Art Fair podcasts are now available. These include a keynote lecture on ‘The aesthetic responsibility’ by Boris Groys, Marc Camille Chaimowicz in conversation with Roger Cook, and a panel discussion chaired by music critic Simon Reynolds on subculture,  ’Is the underground over?’.

The 2007 Art Fair podcasts are also still accessible from this site.

NewsFilm Online

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 4 November 2008

NewsFilm OnlineThe library is now subscribed to NewsFilm Online, a new service which allows playback and downloading of over 3000 hours of selected films from the ITN / Reuters archives. The films can be browsed by decade (1910s – 2000s) or by subject, including the arts, education, the environment, politics, religion, and science. News stories include Christo wrapping the Reichstag (Channel 4 News, 1995), In-a-gadda-da-vida at Tate Britain (Channel 4 News, 2004), and Tilda Swinton sleeping at the Serpentine Gallery (ITV News, 1995).

Log in to Newsfilm Online via the UK Federation link, select UCL from the drop down list, and log in with your usual network username and password. It can also be accessed via the a-z list of library databases.

Library acquisitions October 2008

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 3 November 2008

Rothko’s roomsNew items added to library stock in October include:

Joseph, Branden W. Beyond the dream syndicate: Tony Conrad and the arts after Cage. Zone Books, 2008. ART MU 19 CON
Koons, Jeff. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 2008. ART MU 19 KOO
Brody, Richard. Everything is cinema: the working life of Jean-Luc Godard. Faber, 2008. ART QN GOD
Rothko, Mark. Rothko’s rooms. ISSUE DESK ART AV ROT
Acconci, Vito. The American gift / Running tape / Under-history lessons. Electronic Arts Intermix. ISSUE DESK CD ACC

Click here for the full list: Library acquisitions October 2008