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Wednesday, September 4 • 2:15pm - 4:15pm
Working Group Session 1: Documenting Performance

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'Challenging Value/s'


Eleanor Roberts

Down With The Slave Trade!:The In/Appropriate Other and the 1970s  Performance studies scholar Tavia Nyong’o has written of ways in which to create oppositional distance from difficult or shame-inducing objects of the past is to implicitly work to forget racist (and sexist... Read More →

Mo Pietroni-Spenst

Chronic time in performance: the influence of chronic illness on notions of temporality and duration in performance art.Mo Pietroni-SpenstPerformance art is increasingly moving away from the traditional view of time as a commodity, examining the social and cultural structuring of... Read More →

Harriet Curtis

Aftermaths of performance: Artists who make ‘an awful mess’ In 1983, Los Angeles-based artist Paul McCarthy organised a programme of ‘like-minded artists’ whose performances make ‘an awful mess and walks an erratic line between horror and humor’ (1983). Featuring... Read More →

Wednesday September 4, 2019 2:15pm - 4:15pm BST
Thornlea: White House 2