EN MAS': Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean

EN MAS': Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean
Library Shelf Location 29.TANC
Publication Date 2015

EN MAS' is one of the first publications to give serious scholarly attention to contemporary art works considering carnival in the 21st century, filling a gap in two decades of exhibitions of contemporary Caribbean art that did not explicitly address carnival as an artistic practice. A hybrid exhibition catalogue and academic reader with a lively carnivalesque feel, it presents nine newly commissioned artist projects by John Beadle, Charles Campbell, Christophe Chassol, Nicolas Dumit Estevez, Marlon Griffith, Hew Locke, Ebony G. Patterson, Lorraine O'Grady and Cauleen Smith. The book also includes a timeline of diasporic pan-Caribbean carnivals, tracing the influence of Caribbean carnivals and festivals on the theater, dance, and Broadway stages in New York and London, in contemporary art galleries and biennials from Sao Paulo to Havana to Gwangju, at the Olympics as well as in protest and other movements.

ISBN 9780916365899
Quantity 1
Pages 230p; 21.1 x 2.3 x 25.9 cm
Authors Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson
Format Hardback
Publisher Independent Curators International
Categories Live Art/Performance, Art from a specific Geographical/Political Region
Language English

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