Exhibition catalogue; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian (24 October – 26 May 2014); Musée d’art moderne Grand-Duc Jean (5 July – 12 October 2014); Kunsthaus Graz (15 November 2014 – 15 March 2015).
Investigates the extent to which performance can represent the ‘unrepresentable’ of trauma.
This anthology of essays, images and dialogues exploring contemporary art’s engagements with risk–physical, social, political and aesthetic–brings readers into the conference from which the book takes its title, a third annual collaboration between the Getty Research Institute and the Southern California Consortium of Art Schools (SoCCAS).
An intellectual history of contrasting ideas around the power of the arts to bring about personal and societal change – for better and worse. A fascinating account of the value and functions of the arts in society, in both the private sphere of individual emotions and self-development and public sphere of politics and social distinction
This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433)