Library Shelf Location 29.GOLD
Publication Date 2014

Performa 11: Staging Ideas is the fourth volume in an acclaimed series that draws content and inspiration from the world-renowned Performa biennials. Written by legendary performance art historian RoseLee Goldberg, Performa 11 is the definitive document of the Performa 11 biennial, and features documentation by the 150 artists who took part, including Robert Ashley, Tarek Atoui, Gerard Byrne, Simon Fujiwara, Guy Maddin, Liz Magic Laser, Athi-Patra Ruga, Laurel Nakadate and James Franco, Shirin Neshat and Frances Stark. The book features photographs of each artist’s performance by acclaimed photographer Paula Court, storyboards, sketches and scripts documenting the artists’ creative processes, and ten newly commissioned essays on different themes from the biennial, including language, Russian Constructivism, Fluxus, comedy and the relationship between visual art and theater. Performa 11 is a beautiful document of a remarkable biennial, as well as an invaluable reference guide to some of the most significant performance artists of our time.

ISBN 9780615702582
Quantity 1
Pages 384
Authors RoseLee Goldberg, Claire Bishop
Publisher Performa
Related Artists Robert Ashley, Tarek Atoui, iona rozeal brown, Gerard Byrne, Boris Charmatz, Elmgreen and Dragset, Simon Fujiwara, Ben Kinmont, Ragnar Kjartansson, Liz Magic Laser, Guy Maddin, Nathaniel Mellors, Laurel Nakadate & James Franco, Shirin Neshat, Mai-Thu Perret, Mika Rottenberg, Jon Kessler, Frances Stark
Categories Annual/Biennial/Triennial...survey shows/events and competitions, Live Art/Performance
Related City/Region New York

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