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Recent publications about us
BODIES IN FLIGHT’s co-directors Sara Giddens and Simon Jones have recently been involved in a number of publications which discuss and feature our work. We are committed through publications like these and documents, exhibitions and talks about our work to make available to the widest possible audiences what we do and the ideas that inform and inspire our work.

You can read about us in the following publications:
Josephine Machon 2009: (Syn)aesthetics? Towards a Definition of Visceral Performance, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan – one of the featured artists in this book-length study of contemporary British performance.
Documentation Publications

2013: Dream-work/ Home-work, DVD, texts, commentary
2012: Model Love, DVD set [3 discs]
2006: Skinworks for Ears & Eyes, DVD, sound by Angel Tech, photographs by Edward Dimsdale
Morwenna Griffiths 2010: “Research and the Self” in The Routledge Companion to Research in the Arts, Michael Biggs and Henrik Karlsson (eds.) London: Routledge – one of the featured artists in Prof Griffiths’ chapter

Edited Book:
Jones 2009: Practice as Research in Performance, co-edited with Baz Kershaw, Angela Piccini & Ludivine Allegue-Fuschini, for Palgrave MacMillan, including DVD & chapter contribution “The Courage of Complementarity”, pp.19-32.

Journal Papers:
Jones 2013: Practice as Research in the Performing Arts: Complementarity in the Contemporary Academy in Journal of the National Academy of Arts (Shanghai, China), 34.6, pp. 19-31.
Edited Chapters:

Jones & Rae 2013: “Commuting Performance: Working the Middle Ground” in Performance and the Global City, eds. D.J. Hopkins & Kim Solga, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 140-160.
Giddens & Jones 2013: “Working the Middle Ground: Making Bodies in Flight’s Performance Walk, Dream-work” in Animation of Public Space Through the Arts: toward more sustainable communities, ed. Nancy Duxbury, Coimbra: Almedina: pp. 143-156.
Jones 2012: “Out-standing Standing-within: Being Alone Together in the Work of Bodies in Flight” in Archaeologies of Presence, eds. Gabriella Giannachi et al, London: Routledge, pp. 153-171.
Jones 2009: “Working on the Middle Ground: a Case-study of Institutional Inter-action about Practice-as-Research” in Mapping Landscapes for Performance as Research: Scholarly Acts and Creative Cartographies, eds. Lynette Hunter & Shannon Rose Riley, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 14-25.
Giddens and Jones 2009: “De-second Naturing: Word Unbecoming Flesh in the Work of Bodies in Flight” in Sensualities/ Textualities and Technologies: Writings of the Body in 21st Century Performance, eds. Sue Broadhurst & Josephine Machon, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 38-49.
2008: “Places Inbetween: I do not have to be there with you tonight, A Case Study of Bodies In Flight’s Performance skinworks” in Collision: Interarts Practice and Research, eds. David Cecchetto, Nancy Cuthbert, Julie Lassonde and Dylan Robinson, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, pp. 245-60.

Invited Contributions:
Jones 2010: Bodies in Flight’s Ex*hibit, catalogue essay for The National Review of Live Art: 30th Anniversary Catalogue, New Moves International.
Giddens and Jones 2001: The Body of Knowledge, guest editorial in LiveArtMagazine.
Jones 1990: Thirteen Fragments for a Manifesto of Performance in The National Review of Live Art Tenth Anniversary Catalogue.