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By E. Patrick Johnson
Published: 16 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... dub music performance art practice d’bi.young coalitional politics black queerness ...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 12 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013068-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1306-8
Published: 15 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375128-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7512-8
... Historically, the term performance art has been used to refer to a specific art form that emerged in the 1960s and 1970s. Although there are many isolated examples of earlier works that could be considered performance art, the movement of the 1960s and 1970s springs up as a widespread demand...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... This chapter situates the performance practices of the AACM in general, and the Art Ensemble of Chicago in particular, within the modernism-postmodernism dichotomy. It shows how the AACM foregrounds the elasticity and overlap of these “movements” and problematizes them. Drawing...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... us to expand the boundaries of queer recognition. dub music performance art practice d’bi.young coalitional politics black queerness ...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375142-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7514-2
... performing artists and transformed into cultural givens of Filipino and Filipino American music-making as derivative. This chapter disobediently begins from the point of view of Filipino mimicry as musical labor in order to demonstrate how karaoke—as practice, object, and event—is able to produce new...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
.... Brody then analyzes selected scenes from Strange Fruit to argue that Johnson employs performance studies sensibilities to destabilize essentialist notions of black queer male identity. black queer art black queer studies performance studies In this chapter, Bernadette Marie Calafell...
Book Chapter

By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... as the African clawed frog. The Xenopus pregnancy test, which was discovered in 1938, resulted in the exportation of hundreds of thousands of animals from South Africa. Reenacting this test in a Brooklyn art gallery in 2012, a group of interdisciplinary researchers conducted a performative experiment...
Published: 08 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375661-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7566-1
... commercial culture, subcultural styles, and advanced art practice, in resonance with the imaginary of youth counterculture (Andy Warhol and the Exploding Plastic Inevitable). cultural revolution counterculture Herbert Marcuse Andy Warhol 1960s ...
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373681-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7368-1
... Manzoni responded to these gestural enactments of absence and violence by volatilizing the material surface of painting and then pushing his experiments with materials toward practices prescient of later inquiries associated with performance. This chapter argues that Manzoni’s primary project...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... and participation, which are often taken as paradigms for the analysis of contemporary art practice in terms of their welcome attempt to rethink the relation between aesthetic and social processes. A third goal of the chapter is to ask precisely how it is that improvisation as a socio-musical practice adds...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... Bridgforth’s writing, performance, and revision practices. Richardson ultimately concludes that Bridgforth’s deployment of the jazz aesthetic in The love conjure/blues Text Installation enables Bridgforth to honor simultaneous truths, which pries open a space for reenvisioning black communal healing...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... of relational aesthetics and participation, which are often taken as paradigms for the analysis of contemporary art practice in terms of their welcome attempt to rethink the relation between aesthetic and social processes. A third goal of the chapter is to ask precisely how it is that improvisation as a socio...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... of an “ethics of love” that she develops in other writings through the concept of social aesthetics, and that her view of art making in many respects is a valorization of improvisatory practices. hooks is not widely acknowledged as an art critic, but she has woven aesthetic judgements and considerations...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
...Listening, Place, and Space This chapter explores listening practices in a soundwalk through consideration of Luce Irigaray’s ideas about intimate and ethical listening. The conceptualization of love as involving listening that is not yet coded but instead is open to the unknown is discussed...
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375982-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7598-2
... locally as “video light.” Video light encompasses a broader set of related performative and representational practices (from queer sartorial styles to skin bleaching), social interactions and transactions, through which dancehall attendees seek to achieve visibility, transformation, and mobility through...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... of relational aesthetics and participation, which are often taken as paradigms for the analysis of contemporary art practice in terms of their welcome attempt to rethink the relation between aesthetic and social processes. A third goal of the chapter is to ask precisely how it is that improvisation as a socio...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
...Art’s Critique of Representation Installation art by African American artists Renée Green and Fred Wilson, addressing the institutional authority by which museums stage representations of the past, is examined in this chapter, which accompanied a 1992 exhibition of the archival turn...
Published: 24 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
... these massively popular best-selling authors, who were in high demand in print, TV, and radio in the 1980s. Nyū aka seemingly never formulated a theory of media, but rather changed the mode of theorizing itself, performing a media theory rather than formulating one. A central aspect of this practice as media...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
...Differential Proliferations This chapter offers a midcareer review of cut-and-mix collage strategies in black British artist Keith Piper’s multimedia art practice, which spans painting, installation, computer-generated montage, and video. Approached as a “history painter” of post-Empire...