Live at the End of the Century : Aspects of Performance Art in Vancouver

Lewis, Glenn and Radul, Judy and Dragu, Margaret and Arcan, Warren and Coyote, Ivan E. and Canyon, Brice and David, Todd and Henry, Karen and Maracle, Aiyyana and Mars, Tanya and Pechawis, Archer and Wong, Paul and Kiss & Tell. Live at the End of the Century : Aspects of Performance Art in Vancouver. Vancouver, BC: Grunt Gallery; s.l.: Visible Arts Society, 2000.

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Abstract (English)

An anthology made in conjunction with Vancouver’s performance art festival Live at the End of the Century (1999), organized by G. Alteen and B. Canyon. In his introductory text Canyon suggests the 13 essays in this book highlight different aspects of more than 35 years of performance activity in Vancouver. A wide range of issues are considered – aesthetics, politics, gender, sexuality, subjectivity and the body – in relation to subjects such as: the relationship between theatricality and performance; performance art presented through broadcast and telecommunications media; the role of Vancouver’s artist-run-centres; spiritual and philosophical aspects of performance by First Nations; lesbian identity; queer culture; and the influence of drag. Includes a detailed chronology of Vancouver performance since 1965. Biographical notes. 55 bibl. ref.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: Lewis, Glenn (Author); Radul, Judy (Author); Dragu, Margaret (Author); Arcan, Warren (Author); Arcan, Warren (Artist); Coyote, Ivan E. (Author); Coyote, Ivan E. (Artist); Canyon, Brice (Editor); Canyon, Brice (Author); David, Todd (Author); David, Todd (Artist); Henry, Karen (Author); Henry, Karen (Artist); Maracle, Aiyyana (Author); Maracle, Aiyyana (Artist); Mars, Tanya (Author); Mars, Tanya (Artist); Pechawis, Archer (Author); Pechawis, Archer (Artist); Wong, Paul (Author); Wong, Paul (Artist); Kiss & Tell (Author); Kiss & Tell (Artist)
Dossier: 800 - PERFORMANCE
Collation: 184 p. : 156 ill. ; 21 x 23 cm
ISBN: 1895329418
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Vancouver, BC: Grunt Gallery; s.l.: Visible Arts Society
Artists: Kiss & Tell (Persimmon Blackbridge, Lizard Jones, Susan Stewart); Yuxwelupton, Lawrence Paul; Wong, Paul
Keywords: PERFORMANCE; BODY; THEATRICALITY; BODY ART; LESBIAN IDENTITY; FIRST NATIONS PERFORMANCE; FRIED, MICHAEL; WESTERN FRONT (The)
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2002
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2012 18:00
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/14489
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