‘Laurie Anderson’s Adventures in George W Bush’s America’
Dissection of the “new racism,” from one of the greatest radical black intellectuals of our time.
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.
Newspaper format catalogue. White Columns, New York, 13 September – 20 October 2002.
Exhibition catalogue. 19 September 1999 – 3 January 2000, Wexner Centre for the Arts, The Ohio State University.
A collection of essays, documents, & bibiliography reagrding performance art edited by people associated with a Toronto-based arts organization.
The volume is drawn from the ongoing video work art is/poetry is/music is (Speaking Portraits), which features over 1000 artists–painters, poets, musicians, dancers, actors, video-/filmmakers–in eleven countries saying what art is. art is offers an intimate view of seventy of those engaged in art as performance.
The book tells the story of feminist performance theory. It explores key debates from its 40-year history, engages with the work of groundbreaking thinkers including Elin Diamond, Jill Dolan, Peggy Phelan and Elaine Aston, and includes case studies of recent performances by established and emerging feminist artists.
Now in paperback and with a new preface by Susan Bennett, the book explores an interdisciplinary range of topics, including: theatre and urban policy development; architecture, trauma, and memory; urban performance history; site-specific performance and urban politics; sexuality and nationality in urban performance; and environmental performance theory.
This small publication marks the 20th anniversary year of The Arts Catalyst. It celebrates some of the 120 artists’ projects commissioned over those two decades.
The author discusses with Laurie Anderson her musical collaboration with Kronos Quartet featured in the Adelaide Festival 2013.
A detailed study of the role women artists played in the develpment and expansion of performance art