Library

Presented here is a personal selection of media productions and publications from the British Isles and beyond. The selection is organised by medium according to my understanding of the history of the Earth System and Human System, with listings of work both from and about each period.

Select titles may be included in outdoor and indoor Exhibitions.

Library

Film/Television/AV

Democracy Now! Daily Show (1996-present) | James Cameron, Avatar (2009) | Stephen Gaghan, Syriana (2005) |  Mick Jackson, A Very British Coup (1988) | Oliver Stone, Wall Street (1987) | Mick Jackson, Threads (1984) | John Irvin, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Anderson, If (1968) | Stanley Kubrick, Dr Strangelove/How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1963) | Reed, The Third Man (1949) | Charles Chaplin, The Great Dictator (1940) | Charles Chaplin, Modern Times (1936) | Ken Loach, Land and Freedom (1995) | Orson Welles, Citizen Kane (1941) | Ken Loach, Days of Hope (1975) | David Lean, Lawrence of Arabia (1962) | Tony Richardson, The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968) | Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave (2013) | Kevin Brownlow and Andrew Mollo, Winstanley (1975) | Zinnemann, A Man for All Seasons (1966) | Werner Herzog, Aguirre, Wrath of God (1972) | Glenville, Becket (1964) | John Boorman, Excalibur (1981) | Herbert Wise, I, Claudius (1976) | Pier Paolo Pasolini, The Gospel According to St Matthew (1964) | Stanley Kubrick, Spartacus (1960) | Roberto Rossellini, Socrates (1971)

Drama/Performance/Public Speaking

Greta Thunberg, How Dare You (2019) | Harold Pinter, Art, Truth and Politics (2005) | Dr James Hansen, Congressional Testimony (1988) | Dr Carl Sagan, Congressional Testimony (1985) | Dario Fo, Accidental Death of an Anarchist (1970) | Revd Dr Martin Luther King Jr, Beyond Vietnam (1967) | Arthur Miller, The Crucible (1953) | Bertolt Brecht, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (1941) | Bertolt Brecht, The Threepenny Opera (1928) | George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara (1905) | Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest (1895) | John Gay, The Beggar’s Opera (1728) | Moliere, Tartuffe (1664) | William Shakespeare, Macbeth (1606) | William Shakespeare, King Lear (1605) | William Shakespeare,  Hamlet (1600) | Euripides, Medea (431BC) | Sophocles, Antigone (441BC) | Aeschylus, Oresteia (458BC) 

Literature

Verso, The WikiLeaks Files : the World According to US Empire (2016) |  Christopher Harman, A People’s History of the World (1999) | Eric Hobsbawm, Age of Extremes (1994) | Kendall et al, World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity (1992) | Eric Hobsbawm, Age of Empire (1987) | E.P. Thompson, Protest and Survive (1980) | Eric Hobsbawm, Age of Capital (1975) | Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow (1973) | Meadows et al, The Limits to Growth (1972) | Kurt Vonnegut Jr, Slaughterhouse-5 (1969) | Eric Hobsbawm, Age of Revolution (1962) | UNGA, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) | George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty Four (1949) | John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath (1939) | Smedley D. Butler, War is a Racket (1935) | Robert Tressell, The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists (1914) | Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness (1902) | H.G. Wells, The Time Machine (1895) | Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man under Socialism (1891) | Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace (1869) | Herman Melville, Moby Dick (1851) | William Hazlitt, The Spirit of the Age (1825) | William Blake, Jerusalem (1820) |  Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (1818) | P.B. Shelley, Queen Mab (1813) | Robert Burns, A Man’s a Man for a’ That (1795) | Thomas Paine, The Rights of Man (1791) | Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels (1726) | John Milton, Paradise Lost (1674) | John Donne, No Man is an Island (1624) | Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote (1615) | Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales (1400) | Giovanni Boccaccio, The Decameron (1353) | Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy (1320) | Beowulf (975) | Vulgate (400) | Virgil, The Aeneid (20BC) | Homer, The Odyssey (750BC) | Homer, The Iliad (750BC)

Music

John Tavener, Song for Athene (1997) | Allan Holdsworth, Sand (1987) | Robert Wyatt, Shipbuilding (1982) | Bob Marley and the Wailers, Could You Be Loved (1980) | Frank Zappa, Watermelon in Easter Hay (1979) |Weather Report, Birdland (1977) | Joni Mitchell, Big Yellow Taxi (1970) | Led Zeppelin, Ramble On (1969) | The Beatles, Blackbird (1968) | Bob Dylan, Oxford Town (1962) | Aaron Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man (1942) | Abel Meeropol, Strange Fruit (1937) | Alfred Hayes and Earl Robinson, Joe Hill (1936) | Benjamin Britten, Simple Symphony (1934) | Louis Vierne, Carillon de Westminster (1927) | Duke Ellington, East St Louis Toodle-oo (1927) | Hubert Parry, Jerusalem (1916) | Gustav Holst, The Planets (1916) | Ralph Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending (1914) | Claude Debussy, Suite Bergamasque (1905) | Jim Connell, The Red Flag (1889)|Erik Satie, Gymnopedies (1888) | Anon, Bella Ciao | Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 (1824) | Anon, Greensleeves (1580) | Thomas Tallis, Spem in alium (1570) | John Bedyngham, O Rosa Bella (C15)

Art etc

Pablo Picasso, Guernica (1937) | Francisco Goya, Saturn Devouring His Son (1819) | Lascaux paintings (Prehistory)