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Trashing Performance

15 June 2011

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19 April 2011

Trashing Performance: Art-Breaker: Confessions of a Critic (Episode 53, Part 7)

We are honoured to host a sneak preview of Sir Francis Spalding's forthcoming Radio 4 series; This is Performance Art. read more »

19 April 2011

Trashing Performance: Femme Musings: The Girls Eat Cake

On March 17, 2011 Lois Weaver, Amy Lamé and Bird la Bird got together at Amy's house to eat cake and talk trash. read more »

14 April 2011

Trashing Performance: Cheap Flicks Chat #2

In their second online conversation, Gavin Butt and Ben Walters consider the usefulness of public sphere theory for considering issues raised by moving-image work by performance artists. Texts consulted are Michael Warner, Publics and Counterpublics, 2002, and Nancy Fraser, Unruly Practices: Power, Discourse, and Gender in Contemporary Social Theory, 1989. read more »

1 March 2011

Trashing Performance: Cheap Flicks Chat #1

Cheap Flicks is a dialogue project that explores the public reach of low-budget performance when mediated through the moving-image. This is the first of an online series of exchanges between Butt and Walters as they develop the project’s sense of purpose. read more »

1 December 2010

Trashing Performance: Excerpts: I wanna be in that show

Author: Owen Parry

A series of excerpts from I wanna be in that show, illustrating the possibilities in the desirable surfaces of performance and its sensation seeking relations. read more »

4 October 2010

Performing Idea: A matter of deviation

Author: Jonathan Burrows

Jonathan Burrows' last letter, read out at the start of the Performing Idea public programme (Oct 2010), considers issues of the new and its potential functions in art making processes. read more »

19 November 2009

Performing Idea: Not how people move but what stops them

Author: Tim Etchells

Tim Etchells begins his weblog for the project In Silence, considering the imaginative potential of those vacant spaces within communication. read more »

19 November 2009

Trashing Performance: Not how people move but what stops them

Author: Tim Etchells

Tim Etchells begins his weblog for the project In Silence, considering the imaginative potential of those vacant spaces within communication. read more »

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