Performance Art
My Life in Flux: And Vice Versa
My Life in Flux
And Vice Versa
Hardcover      ISBN: 0500973989
Performance in Contemporary Art
Performance in Contemporary Art
Hardcover      ISBN: 1849763119
A brand new history of contemporary performance and its crucial role in contemporary art, written by one of the world's leading curators and writers on performance art.
Theaster Gates
Theaster Gates
Paperback      ISBN: 0714868809
The first monograph of Chicago-based Theaster Gates, one of the most exciting and highly regarded contemporary artists at work today. Celebrated for bridging the gap between art and life, Gates’ work encourages political, social and spatial change, and reaches beyond a traditional art audience. His output includes sculpture, installation, performance, architecture and urban interventions, and has been exhibited and critically acclaimed in important exhibitions including Documenta Kassel and the Venice Biennale. This is the first time all his significant projects are collected and examined together.
Out from Under: Texts by Women Performance Artists
Out from Under
Texts by Women Performance Artists
Paperback      ISBN: 1559360097
Using elements of autobiography to address such issues as religion, sex, race, family and the struggle of women to move beyond their traditional roles in society, these women integrate aspects of ritual, monologue, music, visual arts and theatre in their performances as they help to forge a new literary and theatrical tradition.
2nd Hand Reading
2nd Hand Reading
Hardcover      ISBN: 0992226317

All the Things I Lost in the Flood: Essays on Pictures, Language and Code
All the Things I Lost in the Flood
Essays on Pictures, Language and Code
Paperback      ISBN: 0847860558
An icon of performance art and the indie-music world, this is the first book on the artist’s full career to date, as curated by the artist herself. Laurie Anderson is one of the most revered artists working today, and she is as prolific as she is inventive. She is a musician, performance artist, composer, fiction writer, and filmmaker (her most recent foray, Heart of a Dog, was lauded as an “experimental marvel” by the Los Angeles Times). Anderson moves seamlessly between the music world and the fine-art world while maintaining her stronghold in both. A true polymath, her interest in new media made her an early pioneer of harnessing technology for artistic purposes long before the technology boom of the last ten years. Regardless of the medium, however, it is exploration of language (and how it seeps into the image) and storytelling that is her métier. A few years ago, Anderson began poring through her extensive archive of nearly forty years of work, which includes scores of documentation, notebooks, and sketchbooks. In the process, she rediscovered important work and looked at well-known projects with a new lens. In this landmark volume, the artist brings together the most comprehensive collection of her artwork to date, some of which has never before been seen or published. Spanning drawing, multimedia installations, performance, and new projects using augmented reality, the extensive volume traverses four decades of her groundbreaking art. Each chapter includes commentary written by Anderson herself, offering an intimate understanding of her work through the artist’s own words.
Anthony Mccall: Solid Light, Performance and Public Works
Anthony Mccall
Solid Light, Performance and Public Works
Hardcover      ISBN: 843431360x
Art Sex Music
Art Sex Music
Paperback      ISBN: 0571328520
A SUNDAY TIMES, TELEGRAPH, ROUGH TRADE, PITCHFORK AND UNCUT MUSIC BOOK OF THE YEARMusician and artist Cosey Fanni Tutti has continually challenged boundaries and conventions for four decades.
Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship
Artificial Hells
Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship
Paperback      ISBN: 1844676900
A critical assessment of participatory art by the author of Installation Art provides a historical and theoretical overview of the discipline throughout the 20th century while examining key events in America and Europe and addressing related ethical issues. Original.
The Artist's Body
The Artist's Body
Paperback      ISBN: 0714863939