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
Notes from Underground* Fyodor Dostoyevsky Dove Allouche 978-1503055582 Link
Time Within Time: the Diaries 1970-86* Andrey Tarkovsky Dove Allouche 978-0571167173 Link
The Red Badge of Courage* Stephen Crane Dove Allouche 978-1508482765 Link
The Declared Enemy* Jean Genet Dove Allouche 978-0804729468 Link
Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer: Intimate Chronicles in Turbulent Times Steven E. Aschheim Dove Allouche 978-0253338914 Link
Armenian Poems Sayat Nova Dove Allouche
The Crack Up F. Scott Fitzgerald Dove Allouche 978-0811218207 Link
A Violent Life* P.P. Pasolini Dove Allouche 978-1857549638 Link
Breathturn Into Timestead: the Collected Later Poetry * Paul Celan Dove Allouche 978-0374125981 Link
Starry Sky to Starry Sky* Mary Jane White and Marina Tsvetaeva Dove Allouche 978-0930100254 Link
Lenz* Georg Büchner Dove Allouche 978-1482342901 Link
Blood wedding* Federico Garcia Lorca Dove Allouche 978-1854597922 Link
The unknown masterpiece* Honoré de Balzac Dove Allouche 978-0940322745 Link
Circles * Ralph Waldo Emerson Josh Brand 978-1429096249 Link
The first book of rhythms Langston Hughes Josh Brand Link
Radha-Krsna Nama Sankirtana [sound work] Alice Coltrane Josh Brand Link
Work of Atget: Modern Times* John Szarkowski, Maria Morris Hambourg Margarita Gluzberg 978-0860920823 Link
The Accursed Share, Volume 1: Consumption* George Bataille Margarita Gluzberg Link
Theory of Religion* Georges Bataille Margarita Gluzberg 978-0942299090 Link
Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Art of Impermanence* Andrew Juniper Margarita Gluzberg 978-0804834827 Link
In Praise Of Shadows* Junichiro Tanizaki Margarita Gluzberg 978-0099283577 Link
Madame Bovary* Gustave Flaubert Margarita Gluzberg 978-0140449129 Link
The Wild Ass's Skin (La Peau De Chagrin)* Honoré de Balzac Margarita Gluzberg 978-0140443301 Link
The Big Sleep, 1946 [film] Howard Hawks Margarita Gluzberg Link
Hans Poelzig: Reflections on His Life and Work Julius Posener Matt Saunders 978-0262161275 Link
Self-portrait in a Convex Mirror John Ashbery Matt Saunders 978-1857549065 Link
Poems and Prose Gerard Manley Hopkins Matt Saunders 978-0140420159 Link
The Collected Poems Wallace Stevens Matt Saunders 978-1101911686 Link
Posthumous Papers of a Living Author Robert Musil Matt Saunders 978-0976395041 Link
The Experience Machine: Stan Vanderbeek's Movie-Drome and Expanded Cinema Gloria Sutton Matt Saunders 978-0262028493 Link
Surface: Matters of Aesthetics, Materiality, and Media * Giuliana Bruno Matt Saunders 978-0226104942 Link
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
Male Fantasies Volume 1: Women, Floods, Bodies, History Klaus Theweleit Matt Saunders 978-0745603834 Link
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
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
The Art Of Memory Frances A. Yates Matt Saunders 978-1847922922 Link
Hamlet, 1921 [film] Svend Gade Matt Saunders Link
A Touch of Zen, 1970 [film] King Hu Matt Saunders Link
Raining in the Mountain, 1979 [film] King Hu Matt Saunders Link
People On Sunday, 1929 [film] Edgar G. Ulmer Matt Saunders Link
Der Golem, 1920 (The Golem, How He Came into the World) [film] Carl Boese Matt Saunders Link
Baal, 1970 [film] Volker Schlöndorff Matt Saunders Link
The Dyer's Hand W.H. Auden Matt Saunders 978-0571283507 Link
The Goshawk T.H. White Matt Saunders 978-1474601665 Link
The work of Robert Walser Matt Saunders
The Puritan Ordeal Andrew Delbanco Delbanco Matt Saunders 978-0674740563 Link
Dancers, Buildings and People in the Streets Edwin Denby Matt Saunders Link
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
The critic as artist Oscar Wilde Matt Saunders 978-1516852215 Link
Observations on the Long Take [article] in October, Vol. 13 (Summer, 1980), pp. 3-6 Pier Paolo Pasolini Matt Saunders
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
“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
“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
“Matisse and Arche-drawing” in "Painting as Model" * Yve-alain Bois Matt Saunders 978-0262521802 Link
''A Voyage on the North Sea'': Art in the Age of the Post-Medium Condition Rosalind Krauss Matt Saunders 978-0500282076 Link
"Should an Eyelash Last Forever? An Interview with Ray Johnson." [article] in Lotta Poetica 2 (February 1984): 3-24. Matt Saunders
'What is an Apparatus?' and Other Essays Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-0804762304 Link
Signature of All Things Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-1890951986 Link
The Open: Man and Animal, translated by Kevin Attell Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer Link
Remnants of Auschwitz: The Witness and the Archive Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-1890951177 Link
Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-0804732185 Link
Stanzas: The Word and the Phantasm in Western Culture Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-0816620388 Link
The Man without Content Giorgio Agamben Thomas Zummer 978-0804735544 Link
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
“The Rhetoric of the Image” in "Image Music Text" * Roland Barthes Thomas Zummer 978-0006861355 Link
Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography * Roland Barthes Thomas Zummer 978-0099225416 Link
‘Das Kunstwerk im Zeitalter seiner technischen Reproduzierbarkeit,’ in Gesammelte Schriften, 1/2 [Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp] 1980 Walter Benjamin Thomas Zummer
Gesammelte Schriften, [Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp] 1980 Walter Benjamin Thomas Zummer
Problems in General Linguistics Emile Benveniste Thomas Zummer 978-0870241321 Link
The Invention of Morel and Other Stories Adolfo Bioy-Casares Thomas Zummer 978-0292738409 Link
The Technical Image: A History of Styles in Scientific Imagery Horst Bredekamp, Vera Dankel Thomas Zummer 978-0226258843 Link
Archaeology of the Cinema C. W. Ceram Thomas Zummer Link
Autoaffection: Unconscious Thought in the Age of Teletechnology Patricia Ticineto Clough Thomas Zummer 978-0816628889 Link
Le récit spéculaire: Essai sur la mise en abyme Lucien Dällenbach Thomas Zummer 978-2020045568 Link
The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals Charles Darwin Thomas Zummer 978-1522766353 Link
Heterologies: Discourse on the Other Michel de Certeau Thomas Zummer 978-0719014789 Link
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
Echographies of Television Jacques Derrida, Bernard Stiegler Thomas Zummer 978-0745620374 Link
The Animal That Therefore I Am Jacques Derrida Thomas Zummer 978-0823227914 Link
Margins of Philosophy Jacques Derrida Thomas Zummer 978-0226143262 Link
Archive Fever: A Freudian Impression Jacques Derrida Thomas Zummer 978-0226143675 Link
Writing and Difference Jacques Derrida Thomas Zummer 978-0415253833 Link
Discours de la methode ;: Plus La dioptrique ; Les meteores ; et La geometrie René Descartes Thomas Zummer 978-2213016993 Link
Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick Thomas Zummer 978-0575079939 Link
Confronting Images: Questioning the Ends of a Certain History of Art * Georges Didi-Huberman Thomas Zummer 978-0271024721 Link
Into the Universe of Technical Images Vilem Flusser Thomas Zummer 978-0816670215 Link
The Birth of the Clinic Michel Foucault Thomas Zummer Link
Sécurité, territoire, population : Cours au Collège de France (1977-1978) Michel Foucault Thomas Zummer 978-2020307994 Link
Naissance de la Biopolitique, Cours au Collège de France, 1978-1979 Michel Foucault Thomas Zummer 978-2020324014 Link
Materialities of Communication Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, K. Ludwig Pfeiffer Thomas Zummer Link
“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
“The Age of the World Picture,” in The Question Concerning Technology and Other Essays Martin Heidegger Thomas Zummer 978-0062290700 Link
‘Die Zeit des Weltbildes” in "Holzwege" Martin Heidegger Thomas Zummer 978-3465032380 Link
The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr E.T.A. Hoffmann Thomas Zummer 978-0140446319 Link
Releasing the Image: From Literature to New Media * Jacques Khalip Thomas Zummer Link
“Linguistics and Poetics,” in "Style in Language" edited by Thomas Sebeok Roman Jakobson Thomas Zummer 978-0262690102 Link
Gramophone, Film, Typewriter * Friedrich A. Kittler Thomas Zummer 978-0804732338 Link
Discourse Networks, 1800/1900 Friedrich A. Kittler Thomas Zummer 978-0804720991 Link
Draculas Vermächtnis: Technischen Schriften Friedrich A. Kittler Thomas Zummer 978-9057010613 Link
Emmanuel Levinas: Basic Philosophical Writings Emmanuel Levinas Thomas Zummer 978-0253210791 Link
On the Nature of the Universe Lucretius Thomas Zummer 978-0199555147 Link
The Crossing of the Visible Jean-Luc Marion Thomas Zummer 978-0804733922 Link
“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
The Pleasure in Drawing * Jean-Luc Nancy Thomas Zummer 978-0823250943 Link
Varieties of Presence Alva Noë Thomas Zummer 978-0674062146 Link
Action in Perception Alva Noë Thomas Zummer 978-0262640633 Link
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
Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature Alva Noë Thomas Zummer 978-0809089178 Link
The World of Silence Max Picard Thomas Zummer 978-0971748316 Link
The Natural History of Pliny Volume 2 Pliny The Elder Thomas Zummer 978-1314099492 Link
The Natural History Of Pliny, Volume 4 Pliny The Elder Thomas Zummer 978-1286459270 Link
Picture Control: Electron Microscope and the Transformation of Biology in America, 1940-60 Nicolas Rasmussen Thomas Zummer 978-0804738507 Link
After-Images of the City Joan Ramon Resina, Dieter Ingenschay Thomas Zummer 978-0801487897 Link
Event and World Claude Romano Thomas Zummer 978-0823229710 Link
Heidegger on Being and Acting: From Principles to Anarchy Reiner Schurmann Thomas Zummer 978-0253206022 Link
A Sentimental Journey: Memoirs 1917-1922 Viktor Shklovsky Thomas Zummer 978-1564783547 Link
Relays: Literature as an Epoch of the Postal System Bernhard Siegart Thomas Zummer 978-0804732383 Link
On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection Susan Stewart Thomas Zummer 978-0822313663 Link
Crimes of Writing: Problems in the Containment of Representation Susan Stewart Thomas Zummer 978-0822315452 Link
Poetry and the Fate of the Senses Susan Stewart Thomas Zummer 978-0226774145 Link
Technics and Time: The Fault of Epimetheus No. 1 Bernard Stiegler Thomas Zummer 978-0804730419 Link
Saturn’s Children Charles Stross Thomas Zummer 978-1841495682 Link
The Moment of Complexity: Emerging Network Culture Mark C. Taylor Thomas Zummer 978-0226791173 Link
Tomorrow's Eve Villiers de l'Isle-Adam Thomas Zummer 978-0252069550 Link
War and Cinema: The Logistics of Perception Paul Virilio Thomas Zummer 978-1844673469 Link
A Landscape of Events Paul Virilio Thomas Zummer 978-0262720342 Link
The Vision Machine Paul Virilio Thomas Zummer 978-0851704449 Link
‘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
“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
‘( 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
"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

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