Felton-Dansky proposes a new category of performance called “viral performance,” in which artists use new media and technology to stage politically provocative public hoaxes. These artists disseminate tantalizing fictions, then reveal the truths beneath them, as a strategy for “inoculating” the public against paranoia.
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May 1, 2012
Miriam Felton-Dansky Jacob Gallagher-Ross Jacob Gallagher-Ross
Miriam Felton-Dansky; Viral Performance: Contagious Hoaxes in the Digital Public Sphere. Theater 1 May 2012; 42 (2): 119–137. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/01610775-1507829
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