The experimental art scene in post-Tiananmen China has featured an array of animal bodies, both living and dead, as well as interspecies encounters ranging from the playful to the sadistic, from the gently collaborative to the violently conflictual, which interrogate and destabilize contemporary constructions of the nature-culture binary.
Collection of texts concerning a diversity of issues relating to feminism and visual cultures, arranged thematically and introduced by the editor. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)
Artist/Author: Adele Tan | Reference: P1114 | Type: Publication
Profiles contemporary and historical performance art practices from China, and at its heart invites the reader to navigate a series of texts and works by artists which have influenced and developed a most amazing range of radical performance practices.
Zhu Yu’s xingwei yishu (behaviour art) and his controversial art actions reflect and critique the economic transition in China, and his performances become part of the “violent capital” of the new aesthetic economy.
Find article (2 copies) in misc. folder 1. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Performance in China by Adele Tan (P1114)
Editor: Amelia Jones and Andrew Stephenson | Reference: P0134 | ISBN: 0-415-19060-6 | Type: Publication
Collection of texts. The project one side is set to explore art practices which perform the subject and others and on another side to examine ways in which performance offers new models for interpreting contemporary art.