Published in conjunction with MoMA’s retrospective exhibition and in collaboration with the artist, this scholarly volume presents new critical essays that expand on Piper’s practice in ways that have been previously under- or unaddressed.
Ruminates on the significance of physical and mental roaming for black freedom.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
A series of written artists’ instructions, each of which is interpreted anew every time it is enacted. Instructions here were part of the Manchester International Festival at the Manchester Art Gallery, 2013.
Newspaper format catalogue. White Columns, New York, 13 September – 20 October 2002.
Tracing a dynamic genealogy of performance from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, Uri McMillan contends that black women artists practiced a purposeful self- objectification, transforming themselves into art objects.
A detailed study of the role women artists played in the develpment and expansion of performance art
Investigates sound art and its various manifestations through historical, theoretical, polemical and critical analyses of artistic, musical and literary works
Adrian Piper's Mythic Being performances critically engaged wtih popular representations of race, gender, sexuality and class; confronting viewers and forcing them to reconsider assumptions about the social construction of identity. An in-depth analysis of Piper's work.
Adrian Piper, Eleanor Antin, Anna Deavere Smith and Nikki S Lee have all crossed racial, ethnic, gender and class boundaries in works they have concieved and performed. Cherise Smith analyses their engagements with issues of identity through close readings of perfromances by each artist.
Publication to coincide with 2013 Exhibition in Houston, US.
Publication to coincide with exhibition at ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany, 2012
Catalogue of an exhibition exploring the changing perceptions of African-American masculinity as interpreted in painting, sculpture, photography, and mixed-media work, as well as in film and video.