List of Publications

Here are some books and journals which detail Forced Entertainment and contemporary performance. You can find more publications to buy in our shop.

Certain Fragments - Contemporary Performance and Forced Entertainment – Tim Etchells (Published by Routledge 1999, ISBN: 0 415 173833). This publication is available to buy from our online shop.

Chasing Ruins - Tim Etchells in conversation with Caridad Svich in Trans-global Readings – Crossing theatrical boundaries, edited by Caridad Svich (Published by Manchester University Press 2003, ISBN 0 7190 6325 6).

Diverse Assembly : Some Trends In Recent British Performance chapter by Tim Etchells in Contemporary British Theatre. Edited by Theodore Shank. (The Macmillan Press January 1994, ISBN: 0 333 56582 7)

Durational Performances – Forced Entertainment in Live: Art and Performance, Chapter featuring 12am: Awake & Looking Down and Quizoola!. Edited by Adrian Heathfield (Tate Publishing 2004, ISBN 1 85437 501 6)

Here Are 26 Letters – Text on writing and performance in Theater Etcetera (Published by Theaterfestival ’97 in Munich, ISBN: 3 00 001908 1). Features in “Certain Fragments”

Modern British Theatre – The Cambridge introduction to – Simon Shepherd (Published by Cambridge University Press 2009, ISBN: 978 0 521 69018 8).

Nights In This City – Sheffield 1995/ Rotterdam 1997. Tim Etchells for Forced Entertainment in Site-Specific Art by Nick Kaye (Published by Routledge 2000, ISBN 0 415 18559 9).

Not Even a Game Anymore – The Theatre of Forced Entertainment – Edited by Judith Helmer and Florian Malzacher. (Published by Alexander Verlag 2004, ISBN: 3 89581 115 7).

Red Room: Photographic Documents – Tim Etchells & Hugo Glendinning Performance Art into the 90s (Art and Design, no 37) (published by Wiley-Academy, 1994, ISBN: 1 85490 222 9) *Features in “Certain Fragments”.*

Repeat Forever – Text on the body and performance by Tim Etchells in Shattered Anatomies, Artists publication edited by Adrian Heathfield (Published by Arnolfini Live, ISBN: 0 907738540). Features in “Certain Fragments”

Ruined Lear – Chapter featured in The Shakespeare Effect – A History of Twentieth – Century Performance, by Robert Shaughnessy (Published by Palgrave Macmillan 2002, ISBN: 0 333 77937 1).

A Six-Thousandth-and-Forty-Seven-Word Manifesto on Liveness in Three Parts With Three Interludes – Chapter by Tim Etchells in Live: Art and Performance edited by Adrian Heathfield (Tate Publishing 2004, ISBN: 1 85437 501 6). Available to buy from our online shop.

Small Acts – Performance, the Millennium and the Making of Time – Adrian Heathfield. (Black Dog Publishing 2000, ISBN: 1 901033 570).

Some People Do Something. The Others Watch, Listen, Try to be There – Tim Etchells in Programme Notes – Case studies for locating experimental theatre edited by Daniel Brine & Lois Keidan. (Live Art Development Agency 2007, ISBN: 0 9546040-4-0).