Books and Catalogues*
Antebi, Nicole; Colin Dickey; and Robert Herbst (eds). 2008. Failure! Experiments in Aesthetic and Social Practices. Los Angeles: Journal of Aesthetics and Protest Press.
Barad, Karen. 2007. Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning. Durham and London: Duke University Press.
Becker, Carol. 1994. The Subversive Imagination: Artists, Society and Social Responsibility. New York and London: Routledge.
Berry, Wendell. 1995. The Way of Ignorance: and Other Essays, Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard.
Beuys, Joseph. 1988. Ideas and Actions. New York: Hirschl & Adler Modern.
Bhagat, Lex and Lize Mogel (eds.). An Atlas of Radical Cartography. Los Angeles: Journal of Aesthetics and Protest Press.
Borer, Alain. 1997. The Essential Joseph Beuys. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.
Burnham, Linda Frye and Steven Durland (eds.). 1998. The Citizen Artist: 20 Years in the Public Arena: An Anthology from High Performance Magazine 1978-98. Gardiner, NY: Critical Press.
Calame, Jon and Esther Charlesworth. 2009. Divided Cities: Beirut, Belfast, Jerusalem, Mostar and Nicosia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
Cieri, Marie and Clare Peeps. 2000. Activists Speak Out: Reflections on the Pursuit of Change in America. New York and London: Palgrave MacMillan.
Cleveland, William. 2008. Art and Upheaval: Artists on the World's Frontlines. Oakland,CA: New Village Press.
Cohen-Cruz, Jan (ed.). 1998. Radical Street Performance: An International Anthology. London and New York: Routledge.
de Certeau, Michel. 1984. The Practice of Everyday Life. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Felshin, Nina (ed). 1994. But Is It Art?: The Spirit of Art as Activism. Seattle: Bay Press.
Ford, Simon. 2004. The Situationist International: A User's Guide. London: Black Dog Publishing.
Gablik, Suzi. 1991. The Reenchantment of Art, London: Thames & Hudson.
Gablik, Suzi. 1995. Conversations before the End of Time: Dialogues on Art, Life and Spiritual Renewal. London: Thames & Hudson.
Galenson, David W. 2007. Young Geniuses and Old Masters. Princeton: Princeton University Press. (Recommended by Dava Newman)
Gold, Rich. 2007. The Plenitude: Creativity, Innovation, and Making Stuff. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. (Recommended by Dava Newman)
Gomez-Pena, Guillermo. 2005. Ethno-techno: Writings on Performance, Activism and Pedagogy. London and New York: Routledge.
Home, Stewart. 2001. The Assault on Culture – Utopian Currents from Lettrisme to Class War. Oakland: AK Press.
Hyde, Lewis. 2008. Trickster Makes This World: How Disruptive Imagination Creates Culture. Edinburgh: Canongate Books.
Kaprow, Allan and Jeff Kelley (eds.). 2003. Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life, 2nd ed. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Lacy, Suzanne. 1995. Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art. Seattle: Bay Press.
Latour, Bruno and Peter Weibel (eds.). 2005. Making Things Public; Creating Atmospheres of Democracy. Cambridge, MA, and London, England: The MIT Press.
Lee, Pamela M. 2006. Chronophobia: On Time in the Art of the 1960s. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. (Recommended by Dava Newman)
Lewis, Helena. 1990. Dada Turns Red: The Politics of Surrealism. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
Lippard, Lucy. 1984. Get the Message? A Decade of Art for Social Change, New York: E.P. Dutton.
Lovelock, James. 2006. The Revenge of Gaia: Why the Earth is Fighting Back – and How We Can Still Save Humanity. Santa Barbara: Allen Lane 2006
Macy, Joan. 2007. World as Lover, World as Self, rev. ed. Berkeley: Parallax Press.
Marcus, Greil. Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the Twentieth Century, rev. ed. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.
Matilisky, Barbara, C. 1992. Fragile Ecologies: Contemporary Artists’ Interpretations and Solutions. New York: Rizzoli.
Quinn, Susan. 2008. Furious Improvisation: How the WPA and a Cast of Thousands Made High Art out of Desperate Times. New York: Walker and Company.
Sandel, Michael J. 2009. Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do? New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
Schechner, Richard. 2002. Performance Studies: An Introduction. London and New York: Routledge.
Solnit, Rebecca. 2005. Hope in the Dark: The Untold History of People Power. Edinburgh: Canongate Books.
Thompson, Nato (ed.). 2008. A Guide to Democracy in America. CreativeTime Books.
Thompson, Nato and Gregory Sholette (eds.). 2006. The Interventionists: Users' Manual for the Creative Disruption of Everyday Life. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.
Weinberg, Bill and Peter Lamborn Wilson (eds.). 1999. Avant Gardening: Ecological Struggle in the City & the World. Brooklyn: Autonomedia.
Wright, Ronald. 2005. A Short History of Progress. Edinburgh: Canongate Books.
Book Chapters, Articles and Essays*
Cieri, Marie and Robbie McCauley. 2007. "Participatory Action Theatre: 'Creating a Source for Staging an Example.'" Participatory Action Research Approaches and Methods: Connecting People, Participation and Place. Eds. S. Kindon, R. Pain, M. Kesby. London: Routledge, 141-149.
Kester, Grant.1999.“Dialogical Aesthetics: A Critical Framework for Littoral Art.” Variant Supplement - Socially Engaged Practice Forum (9), 1-8.
Stip, David. 2006.“Pentagon Says Global Warming Is a Critical National Security Issue: Report Claims Climate Could Change Radically, and Fast.” Fortune, January 26.
Films and Videos*
Pioneers in Art and Science: Gustav Metzger. (2004, dir. Ken McMullen).
*Lists in formation. We acknowledge In the Footnotes of Library Angels: A Bi[bli]ography of Insurrectionary Imagination as one of our sources for these lists.