Performance Art Products

  • Exercises for Rebel Artists

    Radical Performance Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    By Guillermo Gómez Peña, Roberto Sifuentes

    In Exercises for Rebel Artists, Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Roberto Sifuentes use their extensive teaching and performance experience with La Pocha Nostra to help students and practitioners to create ‘border art’. Designed to take readers right into the heart of radical performance, the authors use a…

    Paperback – 2011-09-20

  • Social Works

    Performing Art, Supporting Publics, 1st Edition

    By Shannon Jackson

    ‘a game-changer, a must-read for scholars, students and artists alike’ – Tom Finkelpearl At a time when art world critics and curators heavily debate the social, and when community organizers and civic activists are reconsidering the role of aesthetics in social reform, this book makes explicit…

    Paperback – 2011-02-21


    A Hybrid Body of Artworks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Donger, Simon Shepherd

    ORLAN: A Hybrid Body of Artworks is an in-depth academic account of ORLAN's pioneering art in its entirety. The book covers her career in performance and a range of other art forms. This single accessible overview of ORLAN's practices describes and analyses her various innovative…

    Paperback – 2010-05-20

  • The DbD Experience

    Chance Knows What it's Doing!, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Rosenthal

    Edited by Kate Noonan

    First, pick up a copy of Rachel Rosenthal’s inspiring The DbD Experience; Part manual, part manifesto, part memoir, then head for Los Angeles… FRIDAY - OriginsArrive at the Doing by Doing workshop to be greeted by Rosenthal, pioneering theatre explorer and your host for the weekend ahead. Explore…

    Paperback – 2009-10-16

  • Bobby Baker

    Redeeming Features of Daily Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michèle Barrett, Bobby Baker

    Bobby Baker is one of most widely acclaimed and popular performance artists working today. Over the course of a thirty-five-year career she has toured the globe with her wildly stimulating explorations of 'Daily Life' and has been extensively written about and studied. This fully-illustrated…

    Paperback – 2007-10-19

  • Theatre, Sacrifice, Ritual: Exploring Forms of Political Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Erika Fischer-Lichte

    In this fascinating volume, acclaimed theatre historian Erika Fischer-Lichte reflects on the role and meaning accorded to the theme of sacrifice in Western cultures as mirrored in particular fusions of theatre and ritual. Theatre, Sacrifice, Ritual presents a radical re-definition of ritual theatre…

    Paperback – 2005-03-24

  • The Performance Studies Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henry Bial, Sara Brady

    The Performance Studies Reader is a lively and much-needed anthology of critical writings on the burgeoning discipline of performance studies. It provides an overview of the full range of performance theory for undergraduates at all levels, and beginning graduate students in performance studies,…

    Hardback – 2003-10-23

  • Performance Theory

    1st Edition

    By Richard Schechner

    Few have had quite as much impact in both the academy and in the world of theatre production as Richard Schechner. For more than four decades his work has challenged conventional definitions of theatre, ritual and performance. When this seminal collection first appeared, Schechner's approach was…

    Paperback – 2003-08-21
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  • The Bodies That Were Not Ours

    And Other Writings, 1st Edition

    By Coco Fusco

    Interdisciplinary artist and writer Coco Fusco is one of North America's leading interpreters of intercultural theory and practice. This volume gathers together her finest writings since 1995 and includes critical essays by Jean Fisher and Caroline Vercoe that interpret her work.Engaging and…

    Paperback – 2001-10-18

  • Performance Analysis

    An Introductory Coursebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Counsell, Laurie Wolf

    This revolutionary introductory performance studies coursebook brings together classic texts in critical theory and shows how these texts can be used in the analysis of performance. The editors put their texts to work in examining such key topics as: * decoding the sign * the politics of…

    Paperback – 2001-03-15

  • Site-Specific Art

    Performance, Place and Documentation, 1st Edition

    By Nick Kaye

    Site-Specific Art charts the development of an experimental art form in an experimental way. Nick Kaye traces the fascinating historical antecedents of today's installation and performance art, while also assembling a unique documentation of contemporary practice around the world. The book is…

    Paperback – 2000-06-22

  • Dangerous Border Crossers

    1st Edition

    By Guillermo Gomez-Pena

    This anthology of Gómez-Peña's performance chronicles, diary entries, poems, essays, and texts, sheds an extraordinary light on the life and work of this migrant provocateur.…

    Paperback – 2000-04-27

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