An article on white cube vs black box performance, for the Brooklyn Rail's series of Al Held essays. It combines the outcome of last year's De-skilling seminars with my experiences co-curating Prelude.11 and being a judge of the Malcolm Award for Performa 11.
Visual art performance has since its inception sought to de-skill theatre, and this places artists in a difficult position when they are now invited to produce performance in a black box/proscenium setting. A link to the article is here.
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Unhappy Days in the Art World: De-skilling Theatre, Re-skilling Performance
Posted by Claire Bishop at 11:27 AM
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