performing the gallery


February 2015

Work/Travail/Arbeid – Anne Teresa de Keersmaker

Extract from article on e-flux: What would it mean for choreography to perform as an exhibition? That is the question at the origin of Work/Travail/Arbeid, a newly commissioned project by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. Straightforward as it may seem, the implications unsettle both… Continue Reading →

Jeanette Winterson: Art Objects

Quote from Jeanette Winterson’s book on aesthetics, Art Objects: “Long looking at paintings is equivalent to being dropped into a foreign city, where gradually, out of desire and despair, a few key words, then a little syntax make a clearing… Continue Reading →

A Performed lecture by La Pocha Nostra

See Guillermo-Gomez-Pena’s keynote lecture for This is Live Art, at an event held in Bristol recently.      

The use of smell.

For my group’s site specific performance we want to focus on how the manipulation of the senses can influence an individual’s interpretation of a piece of art.  One sense will want to incorporate is smell, and how different types of… Continue Reading →

Values of Performance

Although not something that will be necessarily called upon in the final site specific performance that I partake in, there are certain performance conventions that were brought to light from watching Marina Abromavić in The Artist is Present. Primarily there… Continue Reading →

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