Recounts Preciado’s transformation from Beatriz into Paul B., and examines other processes of political, cultural and sexual transition.
A critical examination of the varieties of multiculturalism and the way they structure difference.
First edition of the anthology consisting of texts written by artists active within the field of dance and choreography in the Nordic countries.
In Nordic languages and English.
Explores our obsession with the lure of distant lands and their promise of the weird and wonderful, the beautiful and grotesque.
Anthology of interdisciplinary essays which critically examines the interlocking themes of artistic authorship, authenticity, and legacy from legal, art market, and art historical perspective.
Explores the ways in which contemporary artists across media continue to reinvent art that straddles both public and private spheres.
A fat activist with more than 30 years experience, lifts the lid on a previously unexplored social movement and offers a fresh perspective on one of the major problems of our times.
Despite the problematic politics of cultural exchange in the theatre, interculturalism is not a one-sided process. Using the metaphor of the hourglass to discuss the transfer between source and target culture, Pavis asks what happens when the hourglass is turned upside down, when the `foreign' culture speaks for itself.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
The archive-book of the 1978-1982 works of performance artist Antonio Syxty, active in Milan in connection with the basement theatre Out Off.
In this follow-up to his influential 2010 book, Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture, Sholette engages in critical dialogue with artists' collectives, counter-institutions, and activist groups to offer an insightful, firsthand account of the relationship between politics and art in neoliberal society.
Offering an incisive rejoinder to traditional histories of modernism and postmodernism, this book examines the 1960s performance work of three New York artists who adapted modernist approaches to form for the medium of the human body.
The first in-depth study of July's work provides fascinating insights into the lifestyle of the contemporary white Californian middle class.
The present interview is a discussion about Oreet Ashery’s diverse body of work with a focus on the most recent work Party for Freedom. It offers a clear trajectory of the artist’s early stages of work till the present and gives an account of certain creative strategies that Ashery has developed through her practice.
Can techniques traditionally thought to be outside the scope of literature, such as cutting and pasting, databasing, identity ciphering, and programming, inspire the reinvention of writing? As Goldsmith shows, the Internet and digital environment present writers with new opportunities to rethink creativity, authorship, and their relationship to language.
Excerpts from eight projects: Walking After Acconci (Redirected Approaches) 2005, Kiss My Nauman 2007, Walk With Nauman (Re-Performance Corridor) 2006, Re-Learning Piece 2008, Silent Sound 2006, Precious Little Series 2001-2007, File under Sacred Music 2003, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds music video 2007-2009.