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Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship
Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship
by Claire Bishop
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Since the 1990s, critics and curators have broadly accepted the notion that participatory art is the ultimate political art: that by encouraging an audience to take part an artist can promote new emancipatory social relations. Around the world, the... (read more)

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Box Girl: My Part Time Job as an Art Installation
Box Girl: My Part Time Job as an Art Installation
by Lilibet Snellings
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When 22-year-old Lilibet Snellings moved to Los Angeles on a whim, she unintentionally became a “slash” to keep her head above water—a writer/waitress/actress/Box Girl. One night each week, Lilibet would go to The Standard Hotel in West... (read more)

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Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present (World of Art)
Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present (World of Art)
by Rosalee Goldberg
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This pioneering book has now been expanded with a new chapter that brings it into the second decade of the twenty-first century, mapping the global rise of performance to the present day. RoseLee Goldberg explores contemporary artists' approaches to... (read more)

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The Performing Arts in a New Era
The Performing Arts in a New Era
by Kevin Mccarthy
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This book examines recent trends in the performing arts and discusses howthe arts are likely to evolve in the future. It is the first book to providea comprehensive overview of the performing arts, including analysis ofopera, theater, dance, and music... (read more)

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Urban Exile: Collected Writings of Harry Gamboa Jr.
Urban Exile: Collected Writings of Harry Gamboa Jr.
by Harry Jr Gamboa
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The art of Harry Gamboa Jr. encompasses photography, video, performance, installation, essays, fiction, poetry, and lesser-known forms of his own creation.<P>Working in the tradition of Bertolt Brecht and Samuel Beckett, Gamboa has pioneered... (read more)

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Art Performance Media: 31 Interviews
Art Performance Media: 31 Interviews
by Nicholas Zurbrugg
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Over the course of fifteen years, Nicholas Zurbrugg interviewed the avant-garde poets, filmmakers, dancers, writers, composers, and performance artists who were defying tradition, crossing genres, and forever changing how art would be created, performed,... (read more)

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The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now
The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now
by Rudolf Frieling
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This new survey covers the rich and varied history of participatory art, from early happenings and performances to current practices that demand audience interaction. As the hallmarks of Web 2.0--browsing, sharing, collecting, producing--increasingly... (read more)

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All in All: An Actor's Life on and Off the Stage
All in All: An Actor's Life on and Off the Stage
by Stacy Keach
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Stacy Keach is known for movie roles like Fat City and American History X and the television series Titus, and of course Mike Hammer, but he's also revered in the industry as a serious actor who's passionate about his craft. In his long, impressive... (read more)

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Dangerous Border Crossers: The Artist Talks Back
Dangerous Border Crossers: The Artist Talks Back
by Guillerm Gomez Pena
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A self-described migrant provocateur with a "hyper-Mexican mustache and loungy sideburns," Guillermo Gomez-Pena performs as he lives and travels -- from America through Europe, Asia, and North Africa -- making his border crossings and crosscultural... (read more)

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PAJ Books #2: Rachel Rosenthal
PAJ Books #2: Rachel Rosenthal
by Moira Roth
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I take aspects of my life that I feel were useless and worthless, and through performance redeem them. It's a means of understanding and re-creation. -- Rachel Rosenthal In Rachel Rosenthal, editor Moira Roth brings together a powerful portrait of the... (read more)

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People Like Us the Gossip of Colin Campbell
People Like Us the Gossip of Colin Campbell
by Jon Davies
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Overview of the career of the influential video artist Colin Campbell in the 1970s.... (read more)

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Live Art in La: Performance in Southern California, 1970 - 1983
Live Art in La: Performance in Southern California, 1970 - 1983
by Peggy Phelan
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Live Art in LA: Performance Art in Southern California, 1970-1983 documents and critically examines one of the most fecund periods in the history of live art. The book forms part of the Getty Institute 's Pacific Standard Time initiative a series of... (read more)

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Czech Action Art: Happenings, Actions, Events, Land Art, Body Art and Performance Art Behind the Iron Curtain
Czech Action Art: Happenings, Actions, Events, Land Art, Body Art and Performance Art Behind the Iron Curtain
by Pavlfna Morganov
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Czech action art—a medium similar to performance art that does not require an audience—emerged out of the political and social turmoil of the 1960s. This movement has received little critical attention, however, as the Iron Curtain prevented... (read more)

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The Artist's Body
The Artist's Body
by Tracey (edt) Warr
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The artist's body has throughout history been the subject of art -- primarily through painted self-portraiture. In the post-war period, however, artists began using their bodies as the subject and the actual material of the artwork itself, through such... (read more)

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The New World Border: Prophecies, Poems, and Loqueras for the End of the Century
The New World Border: Prophecies, Poems, and Loqueras for the End of the Century
by Guillerm Gomez Pena
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Performance texts, poems, and essays explore America's irrational fears of otherness and hybridization.... (read more)

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From Inner Worlds to Outer Space: The Multimedia Performances of Dan Kwong
From Inner Worlds to Outer Space: The Multimedia Performances of Dan Kwong
by Dan Kwong
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Praise for Dan Kwong: "Somehow, Kwong has held onto his sense of childlike wonder about the cosmos, and that awe informs his free-wheeling and uproarious performance." -Asian Week "He weaves striking, multi-focus stage pictures around simple monologues... (read more)

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Eleanor Antin
Eleanor Antin
by Howard Fox
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As critics begin to assess the accomplishments of the postmodern era, the work of Eleanor Antin, one of the period's early innovators and veteran practitioners, has proved seminal. Over the past 30 years, Antin has produced conceptual artworks, mail art,... (read more)

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14 Rooms
14 Rooms
by Klaus Biesenbach
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Topless Cellist: The Improbable Life of Charlotte Moorman
Topless Cellist: The Improbable Life of Charlotte Moorman
by Joan Rothfuss
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Performance art :from futurism to the present
Performance art :from futurism to the present
by Roselee Goldberg
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