Army of Love bibliography

This collective bibliography was initiated in February 2018 within the context of the exhibition Army of Love with Dora García and Ingo Niermann at Casco Art Institute: Working for the Commons. This is a working document maintained by Casco and updated periodically with submissions and restructuring. The uncategorized bibliography is currently in alphabetical order with each contributor’s name. Help this collection grow by sending an email to Please cite us when you can when referring to this resource.
This bibliography has been constructed by Staci Bu Shea, Meizu Gong, and Angeliki Tzortzakaki since February 2018. If you are a Chicago-manual style whiz or would like to contribute annotations, please contact at the address above.

Ahmed, Sara. Queer Phenomenology: Orientations, Objects, and Others. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006. Suggested by Taraneh Fazeli

Ahmed, Sara. The Cultural Politics of Emotion. Edinburgh: Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2013 Suggested by Emilio Moreno

Ahmed, Sara, and Anne-Marie Fortier. Re-Imagining Communities. London: International Journal of Cultural Studies 6, no. 3 (September 1, 2003): 251–59. Suggested by Clementine Edwards

Azpilicueta, Mercedes. molecular love. Suggested by Staci Bu Shea

Barthes, Roland. Le plaisir du texte. Paris: Éditions du Seuil, 1973. Suggested by Cynthia Almansi

Baudoin,Tanja, Frédérique Bergholtz and Vivian Ziherl. Reading / Feeling, Amsterdam:I If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, 2013. Suggested by Emilio Moreno

Bauman, Zygmunt. Liquid Love: On the Frailty of Human Bonds. Hoboken, NJ:Wiley, 2003. Suggested by Emilio Moreno.

Beauvoir, Simone De. The mandarins. New York, NY: W.W. Norton Press, 1999. Suggested by Carolin Haentjes

Bellacasa, María Puig de la. Matters of care: speculative ethics in more than human worlds. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2017. Suggested by Augusto Cascales

Benedetti, Mario. Quién de Nosotros- Who can throw the first stone. Madrid, Spain: Alfaguara, 1991. (Spanish)
Suggested by Cynthia Almansi

Bergman, Carla, and Nick Montgomery. “Friendship as a Root of Freedom.” In Joyful Militancy: Building Thriving Resistance in Toxic Times. Chico, CA: AK Press / IAS, 2017.
Suggested by Taraneh Fazeli

Berlant, Lauren. Desire/Love. Brooklyn, NY: Punctum Books,  2012.

Berlant, Lauren. Cruel Optimism, Durham, NC:  Duke University Press, 2011. Suggested by Clementine Edwards

Barcelona: Fundació Antoni Tápies, 1998. Suggested by Taraneh Fazeli.

Bienvenu, R. The utopian vision of Charles Fourier: Selected Texts on Work, Love and Passionate Attraction. Boston: Beacon Press, (ed.). 1971. Suggested by Emilio Moreno.

Burns, A.K. and Steiner,A.L. Community Action Center. SD single-channel video, 2010, 69’.  Suggested by Staci Bu Shea.

Carson, Anne, Eros the Bittersweet: an Essay. First edition 1986, Princeton, NJ: Princeton Legacy Library, 2014. Suggested by Clementine Edwards

Choa, Adrian. “10 Questions You Always Wanted To Ask: Tantric Sex Guru.” 2017, London, 05:57’. Suggested by Suzanne Kollen.

Chen, Ching-In, Jai Dulani, Leah Lakshmi, Piepzna-Samarasinha, and Andrea Smith. The revolution starts at home: confronting intimate violence within activist communities. Chico, CA ; Edinburgh, Scotland: AK Press, 2016. Suggested by Clementine Edwards.

Clare, Eli. Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure.

Durham: Duke University Press, 2017.
Suggested by Staci Bu Shea.

Clark, Lygia. “Lygia Clark: Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, 21 Octobre-21 Décembre 1997.” 

Coan, James A. and John J.B. Allen. Handbook of Emotion Elicitation and Assessment, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Suggested by Emilio Moreno

Danticat, Edwidge. The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story. Minneapolis, MN: Graywolf Press, 2017. Suggested by Staci Bu Shea.

Davies, William, The Happiness Industry, Brooklyn, NY: Verso Books, 2015. Suggested by Emilio Moreno

Davis, Allison P., O’Connor, Maureen and Wallace-Wells, David. “New York Magazine’s Sex Lives: The Politics of Where You Come.” The Cut, June 30th 2015. Accessed November 18, 2018, suggested by Taraneh Fazeli.

Diego Otero, Estrella De. Travesías por la incertidumbre. Barcelona: Seix Barral Press, 2005. Suggested by Jaime Conde-Salazar.

Dunn, Katherine. Geek love. London: Abacus Press, 1990. Suggested by Amaranta Heredia.

Eribon, Didier, George Chauncey, trans. Michael Lucey. Returning to Reims. Los Angeles, CA: Semiotext(e) Press, 2013. Suggested by Caner Teker

Feldman Barrett, Lisa. How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain. Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Pan Macmillan, 2018.
Suggested by Emilio Moreno

Feldman Barrett ,Lisa, Michael Lewis and Jeannette Haviuland Jones. Handbook of Emotions. New York, NY: Guilford Press, 3rd edition, 2008

Fourier, Charles. Le nouveau monde amoureux. First ed. 1967. Dijon: Les presses du réel Press, 2013. Suggested by Ingo Niermann.

Foucault, Michel, R. de Ceccaty, J. Danet, and J. Le Bitoux. Friendship as a Way of Life. Gai Pied, April 1981.

Gabriel, Yiannis. Storytelling in Organizations: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Genet, Jean. Querelle of Brest. First ed. 1947. Trans. Anselm Hollo.  New York, NY: Grove Press, 1994. Suggested by Caner Teker.

Glissant, Edouard. Poetics of Relation. Ann Arbor, Michigan: The University of Michigan Press, 1990.

Górska, Magdalena. Breathing matters: feminist intersectional politics of vulnerability. Linköping: Linköping University Press, 2016. Suggested by Staci Bu Shea.

Gregg, Melissa, Gregory Seigworth. The Affect Theory Reader. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011.

Han, Byung- Chul, Alain Badiou, trans. Erik Butler. The Agony of Eros. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2017. Suggested by Augusto Cascales.

Hardt, Michael. The procedures of Love/Die Verfahren der Liebe. 2012. Suggested by Suzanne Kollen.

Harney, Stefano and Moten, Fred, The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study. New York: Minor Compositions, 2013. Suggested by Taraneh Fazeli.

Hilton, Als. White girls. London: Penguin Books Press, 2018. Suggested by Caner Teker.

Hochschild, Arlie Russel. The Managed Heart: Commercialization of human feeling. Oakland: University of California Press, 2nd edition, 2012. Suggested by Emilio Moreno.

Howard, Silas (dir.), What I Love about Dying, 2006, USA, 03:11 minutes. Suggested by Staci Bu Shea.

Sins Invalid: An Unashamed Claim to Beauty in the Face of Invisibility. Suggested by Staci Bu Shea.

Ikeda, Daisaku. Unlocking the Mysteries of Birth and Death: …and Everything in Between, A Buddhist View of Live – Second edition. Santa Monica, CA: Middleway Press, 2004. Suggested by Virginia Zanetti.

Illouz Eva, Cold Intimacies, The Making of Emotional Capitalism, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2007. Suggested by Emilio Moreno.

Illouz Eva, Consuming the Romantic Utopia, University of California Press, 1997
Suggested by Emilio Moreno.

Illouz Eva, Saving the Modern Soul: Therapy, Emotions, and the Culture of Self-Help, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2008. Suggested by Emilio Moreno.

Irigaray, Luce. The Way of Love. London: Bloomsbury Academic, first ed 2002. Suggested by Taraneh Fazeli.

Jamison, Leslie. The Empathy Exams: Essays. Minneapolis, MN: Graywolf Press, 2014. 1-26. Suggested by Taraneh Fazeli.

Kant, Immanuel. The Critique of Pure Reason – The Original Classic Edition. Brisbane: Emereo Publishing, 2012. Suggested by Virginia Zanetti.

Kittay, Eva Feder. “The Ethics of Care, Dependence, and Disability.” Ratio Juris 2011. Blackwell Publishing 24 (1): 49–58. Suggested by Taraneh Fazeli.

Kollontai, Alexandra. Trans. by A. Holt. Selected Writings. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1980. 

Lepore, Kirsten. Hi Stranger. 2016, LA, 02:42 minutes.
Suggested by Suzanne Kollen.

Lewis, Jamal. No Fats, No Femmes.
Suggested by Staci Bu Shea.

Laâbissi, Latifa and Loïc Touzé. Love. 2014, Lyon, 01:05 minutes. Suggested by Ninon Goutelle.

Louis, Édouard, and Michael Lucey. The End of Eddy. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Press, 2017. Suggested by Caner Teker.

Marinucci, Mimi. Feminism is Queer: the Intimate Connection Between Queer and Feminist theory, London: Zed Books, 2010. Suggested by Augusto Cascales.

McArthur, Park, and Constantina Zavitsanos. Other Forms of Conviviality: The best and least of which is our daily care and the host of which is our collaborative work.

Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory 23, No. 1 (30 October 2013)
Suggested by Staci Bu Shea and Taraneh Fazeli.

Mingus, Mia. Access Intimacy: the Missing Link. 2011.
Suggested by Staci Bu Shea.

Moore, Frank. Art of a Shaman. Berkeley, CA: Inter-Relations Press, 2011. Suggested by Ingo Niermann.

Muñoz, José Esteban. Cruising Utopia: the Then and There of Queer Futurity. New York, NY: New York University Press, 2009. Suggested by Augusto Cascales.

Nelson, Maggie. The Argonauts. London: Melville House UK Press, 2016. Suggested by Emilia Thorin.

Nys, Sophie. To Love. Altkirch, France: CRAC Alsace, 2015. Suggested by Els Roelandt and Suzy Castermans.

Patterson, Jennifer, Queering sexual violence: radical voices from within the anti-violence movement. Riverdale, NY: Riverdale Avenue Books Press, 2016.
Suggested by Staci Bu Shea.

Phelan, Peggy. Mourning Sex, Performing Public Memories. New York, NY: Routledge Press, 1997. Suggested by Jaime Conde-Salazar.

Phillips, Helen and Morten L. Kringelbach. Emotion: Pleasure and Pain in the Brain. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014
Suggested by Emilio Moreno.

Piercy, Marge. Women on the Edge of Time. London: Women’s Press, 1989. 
Suggested by Amaranta Heredia.

Povinelli, E.A. The empire of love. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006.
Suggested by Emilio Moreno.

Preciado, Paul B. Testo junkie: sex, drugs, and biopolitics in the pharmacopornographic era. New York, NY: The Feminist Press, 2013. Suggested by Caner Teker.

Roach, Tom. Friendship as a Way of Life: Foucault, AIDS, and the Politics of Shared Estrangement. New York, NY: State University of New York, SUNY Press, 2012. Suggested by Caner Teker.

Rodríguez, Juana María. Pornographic encounters and interpretative interventions: Vanessa del Rio: Fifty Years of Slightly Slutty Behavior, Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory 25, no. 3, (February 23, 2016), 315-335.
Suggested by Clementine Edwards.

Rojas, Lucía Egaña (dir.). “My sexuality is an artistic creation”. 2011, Spain, 46’,
Suggested by Amaranta Heredia.

Salas, A. Los diez mandamientos, Madrid: La Oficina de Artes y Ediciones; Edición: 1,  2016. Suggested by Jaime Conde-Salazar.

Savage, Dan. Savage Love. The Stranger, n.d.
Suggested by Cynthia Almansi.

Salmon, Christian, Trans. David Macey. Storytelling: Bewitching the Modern Mind. Brooklyn, NY: Verso Books, 2017.

Scarry, Elaine. The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Schulman, Sarah. Conflict is Not AbuseOverstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair. Vancouver, BC: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2016. Suggested by Staci Bu Shea.

Scott, Joan W.. The Evidence of Experience. Critical Inquiry, Vol. 17, No. 4 (Summer, 1991), pp. 773-797,

Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky. A Dialogue on Love. Boston: Beacon Press, 1999. Suggested by Taraneh Fazeli.

Shaviro, Steven. Post-cinematic Affect. New Alresford, UK: John Hunt Publishing, 2010. Suggested by Emilio Moreno.

Spade, Dean. For Lovers and For Fighters. 2006 Suggested by Staci Bu Shea.

Spahr, Juliana, and David Buuck. An army of lovers. San Francisco, CA: City Lights Publishers, 2013. Suggested by Anne-Marie van der Meer

Sturm, Jules. Bodies We Fail: Productive Embodiments of Imperfection. Bielefeld: Transcript Press, 2014. Suggested by Staci Bu Shea.

Stüttgen, Tim. Post/porn/politics: symposium/reader. Berlin: B_Books Press, 2010. 
Suggested by Caner Teker.

Swan, Teal. What is love? 2017, 10:25’. Suggested by Suzanne Kollen.

Thornton, Cassie. The Feminist Economics Department. Suggested by Staci Bu Shea.

Toran, Noam. Desire Management. 2005, Film shot on 16mm and HD, 02:27 minutes. Suggested by Ninon Goutelle.

Urwin, Jack, and Elvira Willems. Boys Don’t Cry: Identität, Gefühl und Männlichkeit. Hamburg: Edition Nautilus Press, 2017. Suggested by Carolin Haentjes. 

Valente, José Ángel. Variaciones Sobre el Pájaro y la Red: Precedido de La Piedra y el Centro. Barcelona: Tusquets Press, 2000. Suggested by Jaime Conde-Salazar.

Valz-Gen, Daniella. Naked Tangle Self and #Selfcare. 2016
Suggested by Suzanne Kollen.

Vasallo, Brigitte, Miguel Vagalume, Sayak Valencia Triana, Coral Herrera Gomez, Maria Rodriguez Suarez, Virginia Mendoza, Israel Sanchez, Alicia Murillo, Jara Cosculluela and Miguel Ayuso. (H)Amor. Madrid:  Continta Me Tienes in Traficantes de Sueños , 2015. (Spanish).
Suggested by Emilio Moreno.

Voïna, The Russian Art Group , 2007, Russia, 01:28’. 
Suggested by Ninon Goutelle.

Weeks, Kathi. Down with Love: Feminist Critique and the New Ideologies of Work.
Verso Books blog, 13 February 2018
Suggested by Emilio Moreno

Army of Love at Casco Art Institute: Working for the Commons, exhibition phase at Casco, Utrecht, 2017. Photographs Niels Moolenaar

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