..."an excellent illustration of performance art's ability to engage its audience directly, to inspire the audience to search its own thoughts and feelings, and, in so doing, to complete the work that the artist began."
"Live presents a thought-tweaking array of work by a variety of artists. Every page raises questions on the direction of art, ethical use of children, animals, and wet ware (dolls made of living organisms) as performance props. Abuse of the human body, genitals as art materials and manifesting a cornucopia of unusual sexual behavior are the tools and production practices employed to shock and enthrall audiences.
Live is laudatory book that dotes on the freakishness of performance and neglects to discuss critically the inherent problems associated with categorizing it as art rather than theater. Nevertheless, in the sea of literature vying for position in emerging art histories this book floats to the surface."
"[An] extremely useful, well-edited and readable book ... The essays in "Live are excellent, both varied and well-informed."
-Performance Research, February 2005
Artists and art critics explore the genre of performance and Live Art, the live element of contemporary art in the very lat 20th and very early 21st centuries, and its aesthetic, philosophical, and cultural potential. They highlight selected artists, artworks, and statements to explore some of their recurring formal and thematic concerns and solve
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Descripción Routledge, 2004. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 1. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0415972396
Descripción Routledge, 2004. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Alive, Adrian HeathfieldOn Seeing the Invisible, Peggy PhelanPanoramix, La RibotIn the Space of Duration, Henry M. SayreHalf Wild and Unwritten, Brian CatlingArmadillo for Your Show, Oleg KulikEmbodied Subversion, Jean FisherBox Story, Bobby BakerRedeeming Features of Daily Life, Michle BarrettGestures, Ricardo DominguezIn Defence of Performance Art, Guillermo Gmez-PeaReading Sister Aimee, Ron AtheyTaking Place, Andrew QuickQuizoola!, Forced Entertainment12am:Awake & Looking Down, Forced EntertainmentPalimpsest, Goat Island and Lucy BaldwynExhausting Dance, Andr LepeckiMore Permanent Than Snow, Lin HixsonWorking the Flesh, Amelia JonesElevating the Public, Marina Abramovic in conversation with Adrian HeathfieldThe Art of the Semi-Living, Oron CattsEx-Centris, Guillermo Gmez-Pea, La Pocha Nostra and CollaboratorsConnotations, Hayley NewmanOne Hundred Years, RoseLee GoldbergFleshworks, Matthew GoulishTragedia Endogonidia, Romeo Castellucci and Socetas Raffaello SanzioThe Suffering of Images, Joe KelleherThe Show Must Go On, Jrme BelMore and More Clever Watching, More and More Stupid, Tim EtchellsAlchemy of Politicised Flesh, Yu Yeon KimExoskeleton, Stelarcpros+thesis, Julie ClarkeManifesto On Liveness, Tim EtchellsI Miss You!, Franko BSandwich Lecture #8, William Pope.LRain Rein Reign, Alastair MacLennanSay Performance, Alan Read. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0415972396
Descripción Routledge, 2004. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110415972396