The biennial dedicated to live performance, Performa celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. For the next three weeks, from November 1 - 22, New York performance art spaces, galleries, historical venues and public squares will host a variety of works at the intersection of live performance and visual art.
MutualArt sat down with artist Tamar Ettun to discuss how stillness, movement and collaboration function in her work.
The piece is soundless (with the use of light-waves instead of sound-waves), as light is cast upon an old-time 1955 microphone, leading to an exaggerated, monstrous shadow upon the wall that looks like hollowed ribcage bones, where one can feel the empty rattle of time.
That's not to say people weren't drawn to "The Dutchman" because of its concept. The play enjoyed a sold-out run, despite
I had the opportunity to sit with Performa 13 artist, Vishal Jugdeo, who created a new video installation where live and pre-recorded footage from French Guiana and Los Angeles, unfolded simultaneously within a constructed theatrical set and viewing environment.
Jennifer Wen Ma sat down with me to talk about her residency at Performa 13. "It's not a performance in the traditional sense of performance art. It is experiential art." Her residency, which spans eight days, lifts the curtain on what it takes to make an opera.
Essentially, Eddie was applying the formula of minimalist sculpture to performance art. Minimalist sculpture communicates
Oh yes. There is one sculpture [I brought to the museum], called "Disarm Clock," that is a mechanical clock that every half
This thread of phantom occurrences appears throughout Kurant's explorations, which range from cartography to film to politics
What's your art-world pet peeve? What are your hobbies? Do you make a living off your art? Your Performa piece at the Studio
I love how you compare art and cooking. Can you expand upon that? Joan Jonas, dOCUMENTA 13, photo credit Maria Ruhling Jonas
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