Surveys the changes in acting and performance during the crucial transition from the ecstatic theatre of the 1960s to the ironic postmodernism of the 1980s.
Elaborates a new perspective on performance that links ecology and aesthetics.
A collection of essays from the leading avant-garde critic of the era focuses on individual performances and performers, providing a unique critical record of their work and of the movement.
A collection of essays, documents, & bibiliography reagrding performance art edited by people associated with a Toronto-based arts organization.
Feminist art, writing and performance articles, reviews and interviews on and by Claire MacDonald. In the oversized section. Contents in the attached document. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)
A detailed study of the role women artists played in the develpment and expansion of performance art
Publication delving into the performance art philosophies of Meredith Monk, Barbara Dilley, Ping Chong, and Spalding Gray as strategies for healing and radical acts
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Charts the development of an experimental art form in an experimental way: traces the fascinating historical antecedents of today’s installation and performance art, while also assembling a unique documentation of contemporary practice around the world.
This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964), the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433) and the Study Room Guide in Search of a Documentology by Marco Pustianaz (P1115)