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Faith and Doubt in Experience: Thoughts on Marina Abramović’s “Generator”

  By Diana Crum   Being there is different than being at home. The lights are really bright in the white room. It’s quiet and still except for the muffled noise of distant construction, the ...

Apr, 19

Cops and unicorns will never see eye to eye

“Where is the winner?” This was Marina Abramović’s question last night, at the Bessies, right after she and Ronald K. Brown (a rather astounding odd couple) had announced Silas Riener as the first awardee and ...

Oct, 16

Performance at the Beginning of the 21st Century

By Aaron Mattocks Download a copy of this essay “On that glittery globe called the art world, performance is an impoverished country, generally unsupported by prestigious museums and rich collectors.” So wrote Cynthia Carr in ...

Oct, 02


I asked David Levine (our September artist) if I could publish this essay, which he wrote for  Art/US (no. 13, June, 2006). He responded: Let’s just stress that it was written in 2006, at a ...

Sep, 11

Reprint: Paul Chan & Claudia La Rocco, “The Interview”

Well, I finally made it to Documenta. Good lord this sucker is big. I’m almost sort of scratching the surface of the surface. With a very frazzled toothpick. One of my favorite things so far ...

Jul, 19

Every Age Gets the Performance Artist It Deserves

Hi All. Apologies for things being so quiet on the P Club front. I moved this week and have been in a haze of boxes and contractors and blah blah blah … So I wasn’t, ...

May, 10

Three Reperformers from “Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present” Respond to the MOCA Gala Performances

We read with interest and dismay Yvonne Rainer’s critique of Marina Abramović’s performance proposal for the Los Angeles MOCA gala earlier this month. We hold these two artists in the highest esteem—for the courageousness, intelligence, ...

Nov, 28


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