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The first of PAJ Publications' "Performance Ideas" books: small books that crossover performance, visual arts, dance, sound, and media.

One of the hotly debated current issues is the turn by visual artists towards theatre as a way of working, by using plays, acting and rehearsal techniques for their art. The first of the new “Performance Ideas” books by PAJ, this volume includes playwright and curator Paul David Young in dialogue with many crossover artists, including Pablo Helguera, Liz Magic Laser, David Levine, Janet Cardiff, Alix Pearlstein, and Michael Smith, who offer wide-ranging views on performance, video, photography, and sound.

Table of Contents

Metamorphosis:

How Visual Artists Turn Theatre into Art

Theatrical Ephemera and Alternative Performance Spaces:

A Conversation with John Kelly, Liz Magic Laser, David Levine, and Alix Pearlstein

Beckett, Brecht, and Minimalism:

A Conversation with Gerard Byrne

Sounds Like Theatre:

A Conversation with Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller

Scripts and Process:

A Conversation with Pablo Helguera, Ohad Meromi, and Xaviera Simmons

California Conceptualism:

A Conversation with William Leavitt

The Rebirth of Character:

A Conversation with John Jesurun, Joe Scanlan, Michael Smith, and Elisabeth Subrin

California Conceptualism:

A Conversation with William Leavitt

The Rebirth of Character:

A Conversation with John Jesurun, Joe Scanlan, Michael Smith, and Elisabeth Subrin

About the series:

Performance Ideas explores performance that crosses boundaries of all live art forms and media. The series highlights the long-standing editorial commitment of PAJ Publications to bring together the histories of performance in theatre and in visual art for a more expansive vision of artistic practice.

Synopsis:

The first of PAJ Publications' "Performance Ideas" books: small books that crossover performance, visual arts, dance, sound, and media.

Synopsis:

More and more, visual artists are turning toward theatre as a way of working, adopting theatrical elements for their own processes. This volume includes interviews and dialogues with many such "crossover" artists, including Pablo Helguera, Liz Magic Laser, David Levine, and Gerard Byrne, who discuss their work and this new trend.

About the Author

Paul David Young is a Contributing Editor at PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art and writes for Art in America. His work has been produced at MoMA PS1, Marlborough Gallery, the Living Theatre, Lion Theatre. Young also co-curated Perverted by Theatre at Apex Gallery in New York. His recent play In the Summer Pavilion, produced at 59e59 Theaters, will be released as a feature film in 2013.

Table of Contents

Metamorphosis

How Visual Artists Turn Theatre into Art

Theatrical Ephemera and Alternative Performance Spaces

A Conversation with John Kelly, Liz Magic Laser, David Levine, and Alix Pearlstein

Beckett, Brecht, and Minimalism

A Conversation with Gerard Byrne

Sounds Like Theatre

A Conversation with Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller

Scripts and Process

A Conversation with Pablo Helguera, Ohad Meromi, and Xaviera Simmons

California Conceptualism

A Conversation with William Leavitt

The Rebirth of Character

A Conversation with John Jesurun, Joe Scanlan, Michael Smith, and Elisabeth Subrin

California Conceptualism

A Conversation with William Leavitt

The Rebirth of Character

A Conversation with John Jesurun, Joe Scanlan, Michael Smith, and Elisabeth Subrin

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555541583
Author:
Young, Paul David (edt)
Publisher:
PAJ Publications
Author:
Young, Paul David
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Art-Theory and Criticism
Subject:
Drama -- History and criticism.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Performance Ideas
Series Volume:
Evolutions of the Pe
Publication Date:
20140231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
6.5 x 4.5 in

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The first of PAJ Publications' "Performance Ideas" books: small books that crossover performance, visual arts, dance, sound, and media.
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More and more, visual artists are turning toward theatre as a way of working, adopting theatrical elements for their own processes. This volume includes interviews and dialogues with many such "crossover" artists, including Pablo Helguera, Liz Magic Laser, David Levine, and Gerard Byrne, who discuss their work and this new trend.

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