Artists taking part in Drawing Room's exhibition programme are invited to compile ‘reading lists’ that inform and expand the themes explored in their works.  This list has been compiled for Double Take, a two-venue exhibition exploring the relationship between drawing and photography, taking place at Drawing Room and The Photographer’s Gallery, London.  Titles marked with an asterisk * are held in Outset Study.

Title Author Year Selected by ISBN URL Buy
Notes from Underground* Fyodor Dostoyevsky Dove Allouche 978-1503055582 Link Amazon
Time Within Time: the Diaries 1970-86* Andrey Tarkovsky Dove Allouche 978-0571167173 Link Amazon
The Red Badge of Courage* Stephen Crane Dove Allouche 978-1508482765 Link Amazon
The Declared Enemy* Jean Genet Dove Allouche 978-0804729468 Link Amazon
Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer: Intimate Chronicles in Turbulent Times Steven E. Aschheim Dove Allouche 978-0253338914 Link Amazon
Armenian Poems Sayat Nova Dove Allouche Amazon
The Crack Up F. Scott Fitzgerald Dove Allouche 978-0811218207 Link Amazon
A Violent Life* P.P. Pasolini Dove Allouche 978-1857549638 Link Amazon
Breathturn Into Timestead: the Collected Later Poetry * Paul Celan Dove Allouche 978-0374125981 Link Amazon
Starry Sky to Starry Sky* Mary Jane White and Marina Tsvetaeva Dove Allouche 978-0930100254 Link Amazon
Lenz* Georg Büchner Dove Allouche 978-1482342901 Link Amazon
Blood wedding* Federico Garcia Lorca Dove Allouche 978-1854597922 Link Amazon
The unknown masterpiece* Honoré de Balzac Dove Allouche 978-0940322745 Link Amazon
Circles * Ralph Waldo Emerson Josh Brand 978-1429096249 Link Amazon
The first book of rhythms Langston Hughes Josh Brand Link Amazon
Radha-Krsna Nama Sankirtana [sound work] Alice Coltrane Josh Brand Link Amazon
Work of Atget: Modern Times* John Szarkowski, Maria Morris Hambourg Margarita Gluzberg 978-0860920823 Link Amazon
The Accursed Share, Volume 1: Consumption* George Bataille Margarita Gluzberg Link Amazon
Theory of Religion* Georges Bataille Margarita Gluzberg 978-0942299090 Link Amazon
Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Art of Impermanence* Andrew Juniper Margarita Gluzberg 978-0804834827 Link Amazon
In Praise Of Shadows* Junichiro Tanizaki Margarita Gluzberg 978-0099283577 Link Amazon
Madame Bovary* Gustave Flaubert Margarita Gluzberg 978-0140449129 Link Amazon
The Wild Ass's Skin (La Peau De Chagrin)* Honoré de Balzac Margarita Gluzberg 978-0140443301 Link Amazon
The Big Sleep, 1946 [film] Howard Hawks Margarita Gluzberg Link Amazon
Hans Poelzig: Reflections on His Life and Work Julius Posener Matt Saunders 978-0262161275 Link Amazon
Self-portrait in a Convex Mirror John Ashbery Matt Saunders 978-1857549065 Link Amazon
Poems and Prose Gerard Manley Hopkins Matt Saunders 978-0140420159 Link Amazon
The Collected Poems Wallace Stevens Matt Saunders 978-1101911686 Link Amazon
Posthumous Papers of a Living Author Robert Musil Matt Saunders 978-0976395041 Link Amazon
The Experience Machine: Stan Vanderbeek's Movie-Drome and Expanded Cinema Gloria Sutton Matt Saunders 978-0262028493 Link Amazon
Surface: Matters of Aesthetics, Materiality, and Media * Giuliana Bruno Matt Saunders 978-0226104942 Link Amazon
Wait for me at the Bottom of the Pool: the Writings of Jack Smith (esp. “The Perfect Filmic Appositeness of Maria Montez,” “The Memoirs of Maria Montez”) Jack Smith Matt Saunders 978-1852424282 Link Amazon
Male Fantasies Volume 1: Women, Floods, Bodies, History Klaus Theweleit Matt Saunders 978-0745603834 Link Amazon
The Mass Ornament: Weimar Essays (esp. “The Mass Ornament,” “Boredom,” ”Cult of Distraction,” ”The Hotel Lobby,” ”Those Who Wait”) Siegfried Kracauer Matt Saunders 978-0674551633 Link Amazon
Robert Smithson: The Collected Writings (esp. “A Tour of the Monuments of Passaic New Jersey” but, honestly, everything.) * Robert Smithson Matt Saunders 978-0520203853 Link Amazon
The Art Of Memory Frances A. Yates Matt Saunders 978-1847922922 Link Amazon
Hamlet, 1921 [film] Svend Gade Matt Saunders Link Amazon
A Touch of Zen, 1970 [film] King Hu Matt Saunders Link Amazon
Raining in the Mountain, 1979 [film] King Hu Matt Saunders Link Amazon
People On Sunday, 1929 [film] Edgar G. Ulmer Matt Saunders Link Amazon
Der Golem, 1920 (The Golem, How He Came into the World) [film] Carl Boese Matt Saunders Link Amazon
Baal, 1970 [film] Volker Schlöndorff Matt Saunders Link Amazon
The Dyer's Hand W.H. Auden Matt Saunders 978-0571283507 Link Amazon
The Goshawk T.H. White Matt Saunders 978-1474601665 Link Amazon
The work of Robert Walser Matt Saunders Amazon
The Puritan Ordeal Andrew Delbanco Delbanco Matt Saunders 978-0674740563 Link Amazon
Dancers, Buildings and People in the Streets Edwin Denby Matt Saunders Link Amazon
The Anarchy of the Imagination: Interviews, Essays, Notes (esp. “The Cities of Humanity and the Human Soul: Some Unorganized Thoughts on Alfred Döblin’s Novel, Berlin Alexanderplatz”) Rainer Werner Fassbinder Matt Saunders 978-0801843693 Link Amazon
The critic as artist Oscar Wilde Matt Saunders 978-1516852215 Link Amazon
Observations on the Long Take [article] in October, Vol. 13 (Summer, 1980), pp. 3-6 Pier Paolo Pasolini Matt Saunders Amazon
Women as Hamlet: Performance and Interpretation in Theatre, Film and Fiction (esp. “’I am who I play’: Asta Nielsen”) Tony Howard Matt Saunders 978-0521117210 Link Amazon
“Picasso’s Sleepwatchers” and “The Algerian Women and Picasso At Large”in "Other Criteria: Confrontations with Twentieth-Century Art" Leo Steinberg Matt Saunders 978-0226771854 Link Amazon
“Watteau and reverie” in "Word and Image: French Painting of the Ancien Régime: French Painting of the Ancien Regime" Norman Bryson Matt Saunders 978-0521276542 Link Amazon
“Matisse and Arche-drawing” in "Painting as Model" * Yve-alain Bois Matt Saunders 978-0262521802 Link Amazon
''A Voyage on the North Sea'': Art in the Age of the Post-Medium Condition Rosalind Krauss Matt Saunders 978-0500282076 Link Amazon
"Should an Eyelash Last Forever? An Interview with Ray Johnson." [article] in Lotta Poetica 2 (February 1984): 3-24. Matt Saunders Amazon
'What is an Apparatus?' and Other Essays Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-0804762304 Link Amazon
Signature of All Things Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-1890951986 Link Amazon
The Open: Man and Animal, translated by Kevin Attell Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer Link Amazon
Remnants of Auschwitz: The Witness and the Archive Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-1890951177 Link Amazon
Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-0804732185 Link Amazon
Stanzas: The Word and the Phantasm in Western Culture Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-0816620388 Link Amazon
The Man without Content Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-0804735544 Link Amazon
Giorgio Agamben, cited/excerpted in “Vox Clamans in Deserto.” Jean‐Luc Nancy, translated by Nathalia King, in Notebooks in Cultural Analysis, Volume 3, a Special Issue on “Voice”, ed., Norman F. Cantor and Nathalia King [Durham: Duke University Press] 1986. pp. 3‐14. [article] Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer Amazon
“The Rhetoric of the Image” in "Image Music Text" * Roland Barthes Thomas Zummer 978-0006861355 Link Amazon
Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography * Roland Barthes Thomas Zummer 978-0099225416 Link Amazon
‘Das Kunstwerk im Zeitalter seiner technischen Reproduzierbarkeit,’ in Gesammelte Schriften, 1/2 [Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp] 1980 Walter Benjamin Thomas Zummer Amazon
Gesammelte Schriften, [Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp] 1980 Walter Benjamin Thomas Zummer Amazon
Problems in General Linguistics Emile Benveniste Thomas Zummer 978-0870241321 Link Amazon
The Invention of Morel and Other Stories Adolfo Bioy-Casares Thomas Zummer 978-0292738409 Link Amazon
The Technical Image: A History of Styles in Scientific Imagery Horst Bredekamp, Vera Dankel Thomas Zummer 978-0226258843 Link Amazon
Archaeology of the Cinema C. W. Ceram Thomas Zummer Link Amazon
Autoaffection: Unconscious Thought in the Age of Teletechnology Patricia Ticineto Clough Thomas Zummer 978-0816628889 Link Amazon
Le récit spéculaire: Essai sur la mise en abyme Lucien Dällenbach Thomas Zummer 978-2020045568 Link Amazon
The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals Charles Darwin Thomas Zummer 978-1522766353 Link Amazon
Heterologies: Discourse on the Other Michel de Certeau Thomas Zummer 978-0719014789 Link Amazon
Jacques Derrida with Mark Lewis and Andrew Payne, “La danse des fantômes: Entrevue avec Jacques Derrida”/“Ghost Dance: An Interview with Jacques Derrida,” in Public 2, The Lunatic on One Idea, 1989 [article] Thomas Zummer Amazon
Echographies of Television Jacques Derrida, Bernard Stiegler Thomas Zummer 978-0745620374 Link Amazon
The Animal That Therefore I Am Jacques Derrida Thomas Zummer 978-0823227914 Link Amazon
Margins of Philosophy Jacques Derrida Thomas Zummer 978-0226143262 Link Amazon
Archive Fever: A Freudian Impression Jacques Derrida Thomas Zummer 978-0226143675 Link Amazon
Writing and Difference Jacques Derrida Thomas Zummer 978-0415253833 Link Amazon
Discours de la methode ;: Plus La dioptrique ; Les meteores ; et La geometrie René Descartes Thomas Zummer 978-2213016993 Link Amazon
Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick Thomas Zummer 978-0575079939 Link Amazon
Confronting Images: Questioning the Ends of a Certain History of Art * Georges Didi-Huberman Thomas Zummer 978-0271024721 Link Amazon
Into the Universe of Technical Images Vilem Flusser Thomas Zummer 978-0816670215 Link Amazon
The Birth of the Clinic Michel Foucault Thomas Zummer Link Amazon
Sécurité, territoire, population : Cours au Collège de France (1977-1978) Michel Foucault Thomas Zummer 978-2020307994 Link Amazon
Naissance de la Biopolitique, Cours au Collège de France, 1978-1979 Michel Foucault Thomas Zummer 978-2020324014 Link Amazon
Materialities of Communication Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, K. Ludwig Pfeiffer Thomas Zummer Link Amazon
“The Cinema of Attractions: Early Film, Its Spectator, and the Avant-Garde,” in "Early Cinema: Space, Frame, Narrative" Edited by Thomas Elsaesser with Adam Barker * Tom Gunning Thomas Zummer 978-0851702452 Link Amazon
“The Age of the World Picture,” in The Question Concerning Technology and Other Essays Martin Heidegger Thomas Zummer 978-0062290700 Link Amazon
‘Die Zeit des Weltbildes” in "Holzwege" Martin Heidegger Thomas Zummer 978-3465032380 Link Amazon
The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr E.T.A. Hoffmann Thomas Zummer 978-0140446319 Link Amazon
Releasing the Image: From Literature to New Media * Jacques Khalip Thomas Zummer Link Amazon
“Linguistics and Poetics,” in "Style in Language" edited by Thomas Sebeok Roman Jakobson Thomas Zummer 978-0262690102 Link Amazon
Gramophone, Film, Typewriter * Friedrich A. Kittler Thomas Zummer 978-0804732338 Link Amazon
Discourse Networks, 1800/1900 Friedrich A. Kittler Thomas Zummer 978-0804720991 Link Amazon
Draculas Vermächtnis: Technischen Schriften Friedrich A. Kittler Thomas Zummer 978-9057010613 Link Amazon
Emmanuel Levinas: Basic Philosophical Writings Emmanuel Levinas Thomas Zummer 978-0253210791 Link Amazon
On the Nature of the Universe Lucretius Thomas Zummer 978-0199555147 Link Amazon
The Crossing of the Visible Jean-Luc Marion Thomas Zummer 978-0804733922 Link Amazon
“Eye and Mind,” in The primacy of perception, and other essays on phenomenological psychology, the philosophy of art, history, and politics * Maurice Merleau-Ponty Thomas Zummer Link Amazon
The Pleasure in Drawing * Jean-Luc Nancy Thomas Zummer 978-0823250943 Link Amazon
Varieties of Presence Alva Noë Thomas Zummer 978-0674062146 Link Amazon
Action in Perception Alva Noë Thomas Zummer 978-0262640633 Link Amazon
Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness Alva Noë Thomas Zummer 978-0809016488 Link Amazon
Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature Alva Noë Thomas Zummer 978-0809089178 Link Amazon
The World of Silence Max Picard Thomas Zummer 978-0971748316 Link Amazon
The Natural History of Pliny Volume 2 Pliny The Elder Thomas Zummer 978-1314099492 Link Amazon
The Natural History Of Pliny, Volume 4 Pliny The Elder Thomas Zummer 978-1286459270 Link Amazon
Picture Control: Electron Microscope and the Transformation of Biology in America, 1940-60 Nicolas Rasmussen Thomas Zummer 978-0804738507 Link Amazon
After-Images of the City Joan Ramon Resina, Dieter Ingenschay Thomas Zummer 978-0801487897 Link Amazon
Event and World Claude Romano Thomas Zummer 978-0823229710 Link Amazon
Heidegger on Being and Acting: From Principles to Anarchy Reiner Schurmann Thomas Zummer 978-0253206022 Link Amazon
A Sentimental Journey: Memoirs 1917-1922 Viktor Shklovsky Thomas Zummer 978-1564783547 Link Amazon
Relays: Literature as an Epoch of the Postal System Bernhard Siegart Thomas Zummer 978-0804732383 Link Amazon
On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection Susan Stewart Thomas Zummer 978-0822313663 Link Amazon
Crimes of Writing: Problems in the Containment of Representation Susan Stewart Thomas Zummer 978-0822315452 Link Amazon
Poetry and the Fate of the Senses Susan Stewart Thomas Zummer 978-0226774145 Link Amazon
Technics and Time: The Fault of Epimetheus No. 1 Bernard Stiegler Thomas Zummer 978-0804730419 Link Amazon
Saturn’s Children Charles Stross Thomas Zummer 978-1841495682 Link Amazon
The Moment of Complexity: Emerging Network Culture Mark C. Taylor Thomas Zummer 978-0226791173 Link Amazon
Tomorrow's Eve Villiers de l'Isle-Adam Thomas Zummer 978-0252069550 Link Amazon
War and Cinema: The Logistics of Perception Paul Virilio Thomas Zummer 978-1844673469 Link Amazon
A Landscape of Events Paul Virilio Thomas Zummer 978-0262720342 Link Amazon
The Vision Machine Paul Virilio Thomas Zummer 978-0851704449 Link Amazon
‘Projection and Dis/Embodiment: Genealogies of the Virtual” in "Moving Image" edited by Omar Kholeif (Documents of Contemporary Art) Thomas Zummer Thomas Zummer 978-0854882380 Link Amazon
“Variables: Notations on Stability, Permeability, and Plurality in Media Artifacts,” in "Saving the Image: Art After Film" edited by Tanya Leighton and Pavel Buchler, [Glasgow and Manchester: Center for Photography/Glasgow and Manchester Metropolitan University] 2003 Thomas Zummer Thomas Zummer Amazon
‘( explosion )’ in "Is this what you were born for? : Stratégies d'appropriation et collage audio-visuel dans les films d'Abigail Child" edited by by François Bovier [film] Thomas Zummer Thomas Zummer 978-2940406265 Link Amazon
"The Appearance of Animals" (Leslie Thornton) | Ventriloquoy (名) 腹语术 (Ellen Zweig)’ in "Split Attention" edited by Fan Lin [Shanghai, China: 53art press] 2012 Thomas Zummer Thomas Zummer Amazon

Titles marked with an asterix * are held in the Outset Study library