Sacred at Chelsea Theatre: Bodily Functions – The Body in Performance

Notes

Sacred at Chelsea Theatre: Bodily Functions – The Body in Performance, selected highlights of documentation of the body in performance from the Live Art Development Agency Study Room and Documentation Bank. This item is part of the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)

Artist / Author Various
Publisher Live Art Development Agency
Reference D1709
Date 2011
Type DVD

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