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Czech Performance Art: Film and Video, 1956–1989

Editor: Pavlína Morganova, Terezie Nekvindova, Slava Sobotovicova | Reference: D2213 | Type: DVD

Rare visual records of interventions, performance pieces and happenings from the period before 1989. 

3h 14min

See also: Czech Action Art – Happenings, Actions, Events, Land Art, Body Art and Performance Art Behind the Iron Curtain (P2959).

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Czech Action Art

Artist/Author: Pavlina Morganova | Reference: P2959 | ISBN: 978-8024623177 | Type: Publication

Happenings, Actions, Events, Land Art, Body Art and Performance Art Behind the Iron Curtain 

Action Art, similar to performance art but not requiring an audience, emerged out of the political and social turmoil of the 1960s. Until now this movement has received little critical attention, as the Iron Curtain prevented its dissemination to an international audience.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Body and The East - From 1960s to the Present

Artist/Author: Zdenka Badovinac | Editor: Mika Briski | Reference: P0854 | ISBN: 961-206-019-3 | Type: Publication

Includes essays on eighty artists from fourteen countries and discuss the tradition of an art form that emerged during socialism in cultural centers such as Prague, Belgrade, Ljubljana, Warsaw, and Zagreb. In English and Slovenian. Published for the exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in Ljubljana.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).