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Revolving DocumentsNarrations of Beginnings, Recent Methods and Cross-Mappings of Performance Art

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Bousculant les schémas historiques dominants, cet ouvrage collectif vise à développer les connaissances sur les différentes narrations des débuts de l'art de la performance, en se concentrant sur les connexions translocales et transculturelles.
Revolving Documents brings together essays of leading international scholars, curators, archivists and artists who explore the strategies and epistemic/historiographic tools with which museums, galleries, but also historians and theorists and artists, have recollected, reconstructed and represented, the genealogies of this important artistic and activist practice. Written from different perspectives and thus offering multiple methodological frameworks, the publication comes as a result of an intensive dialogue between authors coming from various cultural and academic contexts such as: Switzerland, Slovakia, US, Israel, Germany, former Yugoslavia, UK, and Italy.
Another focal point is set out to examine collaborative strategies and networking modalities e.g. between curators and performers, mediators and performers, academic researchers and performers; friends and performers. The vital questions are: how can we narrate the histories without erasing important voices and practices like feminist, queer and activist positions? How can we avoid writing and legitimizing "canons" of the single artist's bourgeois position underpinned by hegemonic structures? Is it possible to discursively unfold a counter-history of Performance Art moving against the grain of persisting cultural, gender, class, and race asymmetries? If we understand Performance Art as a tool to dissent against power-structures and conceive it as a social mean to establish contact with a broad audience outside the informed art circles, we have to investigate its situatedness, specific contexts and materialities as well as the given socio-political conditions. To do so the book asks: which different methodologies for researching the beginnings can be applied (oral history, cross-mappings, collective remembrance workshops, expert interviews, critical archiving, e.g.) and what are the ontological and ethical axioms therein?
Edité par Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Tacredi Gusman, Andrej Mircev.
Contributions de Andrea Bátorová, Sabine Gebhardt Fink, Séverine Fromaigeat, Oriana Fox, Stephen Greer, Dror Harari, Claudia Madeira & Fernando Oliveira, Andrej Mircev, Dorothea Rust, Sandra Sykora, Hanna B. Hölling, Jules Pelta Feldman, Emilie Magnin ; conversation avec Andrea Saemann, Chris Regn, Muda Mathis, Margarit von Büren.
paru en mai 2024
édition anglaise
14 x 23 cm (broché)
352 pages (ill.)
ISBN : 978-3-03580-641-0
EAN : 9783035806410
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