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Forty years later, “performance” remains a dangerous concept
Under The Radar and Culturebot present two public discussions on contemporary performance. On January 8 and 15 at 1PM in the LuEsther Lounge, UTR and CBOT will bring artists, curators, writers and audiences for thoughtful conversation on the state of the field.
Claire Bishop has written a fantastic essay on the whole contemporary performance/visual art scenario. It is available at the Brooklyn Rail.
What is the difference between Visual Art Performance and Contemporary Performance and why does it matter? Andy proposes some questions and answers.
Portland’s TBA Festival is heavy on NYC artists, with a pair of great NW choreographers rounding out Cathy Edwards’ last season on the job as curator
PRELUDE.10 asks a blunt question that straddles funding, audience and disciplinary tensions pervasive in our contemporary performance sector: “Why Does Live Matter?”