Performance Saga – Interview 08 – Alison Knowles

Notes

Video, English spoken with German subtitles, recorded 2003 in New York City, published 2008, duration 52 minutes.Accompanying booklet REF. P1232. Series 8 of Performance Saga: Encounters with Women Pioneers of Performance Art. Interviews by Andrea Seamann and Chris Regn. Text by Martina Papiro. Alison Knowles is a founding member of the New York Fluxus group and has participated in its actions and exhibitions ever since its inaugural concert in 1962. She considers Art as a process: what counts for her is the act, not the object. The dimension of sound often plays a significant role in her performances, which are radically undramatic and deeply rooted in everyday life.

Artist / Author Alison Knowles
Editor Andrea Saemann and Katrin Grögel
Reference D1144
Date 2008
Type DVD

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