Saint Orlan: Ritual as Violent Spectacle and Cultural Criticism

Notes

The French performance artist’s practice of self-directed violence creates a spectacle that violates the viewer and establishes Orlan’s body as “a site of public debate.” Her work radically exposes the violence of patriarchically established “beauty standards.”

Artist / Author Orlan, Alyda Faber
ISBN 0-262-75805-9
Reference A0386
Date 2002
Journal TDR The Drama Review
Journal date Spring 2002
Journal page 85-92
Type Article

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