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Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics

Artist/Author: José Esteban Muñoz | Reference: P2885 | ISBN: 978-0-8166-3015-8 | Type: Publication

A look at how those outside the racial and sexual mainstream negotiate majority culture—not by aligning themselves with or against exclusionary works but rather by transforming these works for their own cultural purposes. Muñoz calls this process “disidentification,” and through a study of its workings, he develops a new perspective on minority performance, survival, and activism.

East Village USA

Artist/Author: Dan Cameron | Reference: P2388 | ISBN: 0-915557-88-6 | Type: Publication

Extracts from exhibition catalogue for “East Village USA” at the New Museum of Contemporary Art revisiting the sprawling, renegade art scene that flourished in the East Village during the 1980s. Text partially obscured.

Art After Midnight: The East Village Scene

Artist/Author: Steven Hager | Reference: P2374 | ISBN: 978-0312049768 | Type: Publication

Publication charting the development of the art scene in the East Village during the 70s and 80s