Works against the framing of black and brown bodies as sexualized, objectified, and abject, and offers multiple ways of thinking with and through sensation and aesthetics.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Focuses on the intersection of social and public projects, and the possibilities of art practice in public space.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
Brings the fields of performance studies and trauma studies together in conversation where they inform crucial themes such as trauma, testimony, witness, and spectatorship.
Questions whether or not focusing on representations of cruelty makes us cruel. In a journey through high and low culture, the visual to the verbal, and the apolitical to the political, Nelson offers a model of how one might balance strong ethical convictions with an equally strong appreciation for work that tests the limits of taste, taboo and permissibility.
Created in collaboration with Pussy Riot, this book links together the events leading up to and after the group’s arrest and the themes they fight for – feminism, LGBTQ rights, freedom of speech and the environment.
Contemporary women artists.
Publication to coincide with exhibition, 2011, where Owens commissioned performance scores—written or graphical instructions for actions— from a multigenerational group of African-American artists.
Examines the integrative and interdisciplinary strategies of five contemporary artists stressing the ways in which their work at once reflects and alters our view of its informing context: the advent of postmodernity in late twentieth-century American art and culture.
Explores the visibility of women’s art in Britain, Europe and America.