It examines the 'performance of extremity' as practices at the limits of the histories of performance and art, in performance art's most fertile and prescient decade, the 1970s. Dominic Johnson recounts and analyses game-changing performance events by six artists: Kerry Trengove, Ulay, Genesis P-Orridge, Anne Bean, the Kipper Kids, and Stephen Cripps.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
Images related to the Study Room Guide on Performance in the UK in the 1970 (P2947).
Contains separate folders for each artist + a word document with image credits.
Across a series of twelve in-depth interviews with a diverse range of major artists, Dominic Johnson presents a new oral history of performance art.
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
New Moves International, 2010, Black boxed set comprising: 1979-2010 a personal history, Archive 1979-2010, 40 pages and 3-disc DVD
A guide to the groundbreaking yet frequently marginalised practices of artists working in performance art in the UK in the 1070s.