'Bringing together contributors from dance, theatre, visual studies, and art history, Perform, Repeat, Record addresses the conundrum of how live art is positioned within history. Set apart from other art forms in that it many never be performed in precisely the same way twice, ephemeral artwork exists both at the time of its staging and long after in the memories of its spectators and their testimonies, as well as in material objects, visual media and text. These multiple occurences and iterations offer new critical possibilities for thinking and writing the histories of performance. Among the artists, theorists, and historians who contributed to this volume are Marina Abramović, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Rebecca Schneider, Boris Groys, Jane Blocker, Carolee Schneemann, Tehching Hsieh, Orlan, Tilda Swinton, and Jean-Luc Nancy.' —from the back cover

Includes author biographies and index.
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Onsite

Location code REF.JOA
Language

English

Keywords

performance art

Publication/Creation date

2012

No of pages

652

ISBN / ISSN

9781841504896

No of copies

1

Content type

anthology

Chapter headings
Introductions
The Now and the Has Been: Paradoxes of Live Art in History

- Amelia JONES

Then Again

- Adrian HEATHFIELD

Theories and Histories
Introduction

- Amelia JONES

Chapter 1: The Performativity of Performance Documentation

- Philip AUSLANDER

Chapter 2: Dead Mannequin Walking: Fluxus and the Politics of Reception

- Hannah B. HIGGINS

Chapter 3: The Viral Ontology of Performance

- Christopher BEDFORD

Chapter 4: Can Photographs Make It So? Repeated Outbreaks of VALIE EXPORT's Genital Panic Since 1969

- Mechtild WIDRICH

Chapter 5: Macular Degeneration: Some Peculiar Aspects of Performance Art Documentation

- Mónica MAYER

Chapter 6: History and Precariousness: In Search of a Performative Historiography

- Eleonora FABIAO

Chapter 7: Performance Remains

- Rebecca SCHNEIDER

Chapter 8: Not as Before, but Simply: Again

- André LEPECKI

Chapter 9: The Prosthetic Present Tense: Documenting Chinese Time-based Art

- Meiling CHENG, 鄭美玲

Chapter 10: Progressive Striptease

- Sven LUTTICKEN

Chapter 11: Repetition: A Skin which Unravels

- Jane BLOCKER

Chapter 12: Art in the Age of Biopolitics: From Artwork to Art Documentation

- Boris GROYS

An Unofficial Timeline of Socialist and Post-Socialist Performance

- Angela HARUTYUNYAN, Vardan AZATYAN, Tevž LOGAR, Vesna MADZOSKI, Joanna SOKOLOWSKA, Eszter LAZAR

Documents
Introduction

- Adrian HEATHFIELD

Chapter 14: A Text on 20 Years with 66 Footnotes

- Tim ETCHELLS

Chapter 15: Faith Wilding, Waiting and Wait-With
Chapter 16: Lynn Hershman and/as Roberta Breitmore
Chapter 17: We Are Formatted Memories - Orlan
Chapter 18: Franko B and Kamal Ackarie, Don't Leave Me This Way
Chapter 19: Make Me Stop Smoking - Rabih MROUE
Chapter 20: The Personal Evolution of the Performance Object (Or, What to Do with Leftovers) - Nao BUSTAMANTE
Chapter 21: Cai Yuan and J.J. Xi, Mad For Real
Chapter 22: Hayley Newman, MiniFlux
Chapter 23: Daniel Joseph Martinez, Call Me Ishmael or The Fully Enlightened Earth Radiates Disaster Triumphant
Chapter 24: Multiple Journeys: A Perfomance Chronology

- Guillermo GOMEZ-PENA

Chapter 25: Attending to Anthony McCall's Long Film for Ambient Light

- Lucas IHLEIN

Chapter 26: ReCut Project

- Mingyuen S. MA

Chapter 27: Assuming a Migrant Woman's Identity

- Tanja OSTOJIC

Chapter 28: Barbara Smith, Intimations of Immortality
Chapter 29: Santiago Sierra and the 'Contexts' of History
Chapter 30: Documents of Chinese Time-based Art: Three Impressions from Three Fragments

- Meiling CHENG, 鄭美玲

Chapter 32: Both Sitting Duet and Cheap Lecture

- Jonathan BURROWS, Matteo FARGION

Chapter 33: Aftermath: The Performance / Installation Nexus

- Blair FRENCH

Timeline of Ideas: Live Art in (Art) History, A Primarily European-US-based Trajectory of Debates and Exhibitions Relating to Performance Documentation and Re-enactments

- Amelia JONES

Dialogues
Introduction

- Adrian HEATHFIELD

Chapter 34: Interior Squirrel and the Vicissitudes of History

- Carolee SCHNEEMANN, Amelia JONES

Chapter 35: I Just Go in Life

- HSIEH Tehching, 謝德慶, Adrian HEATHFIELD

Chapter 36: The Maybe: Modes of Performance and the 'Live'

- Tilda SWINTON, Joanna SCANLAN

Chapter 37: Photography as a Performative Act

- Shezad DAWOOD, Amelia JONES

Chapter 38: Do it Again, Do it Again (Turn Around, Go Back)

- Iain FORSYTH, Jane POLLARD, Andrew RENTON

Chapter 39: Touching Remains

- Janine Antoni, Adrian HEATHFIELD

Chapter 40: Perverse Martyrologies

- Ron ATHEY, Dominic JOHNSON

Chapter 41: The Live Artist as Archaeologist

- Marina ABRAMOVIC, Amelia JONES

Chapter 42: Every House Has a Door

- Lin HIXSON, Matthew GOULISH

Chapter 43: Alliterations

- Mathilde MONNIER, Jean-Luc NANCY, Noémie SOLOMON

Chapter 44: Intangibles

- Hugo GLENDINNING, Adrian HEATHFIELD, Tim ETCHELLS

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