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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Valerie Cassel Oliver; Bill Arning; Yona Bäcker; Tavia Amolo Ochieng' Nyongó; Naomi Beckwith; Franklin Sirmans; Clifford Owens; Contemporary Arts Museum,; Grey Art Gallery,; Studio Museum in Harlem,; Walker Art Center,
|Notes:||Published on the occasion of the exhibitions held at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston November 17, 2012-February 15, 2013; Grey Art Gallery at New York University, New York September 10-December 7, 2013; The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York November 14, 2013-March 9, 2014; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis July 24, 2014-January 11, 2015.
Includes work by artists: Derrick Adams, Terry Adkins, Papo Colo, Jamal Cyrus, Jean-Ulrick Désert, Zachary Fabri, Sherman Fleming, Coco Fusco, Theaster Gates, Girl (Chitra Ganesh + Simone Leigh), David Hammons, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Lyle Ashton Harris, Maren Hassinger, Wayne Hodge, Satch Hoyt, Ulysses Jenkins, Shaun El C. Leonardo, Kalup Linzy, Dave McKenzie, Jayson Musson, Senga Nengudi, Tameka Norris, Lorraine O'Grady, Clifford Owens, Benjamin Patterson, Adam Pendleton, Adrian Piper, Pope.L (formerly known as William Pope.L), Rammellzee, Jacolby Satterwhite, Dread Scott, Xaviera Simmons, Sur Rodney (Sur), Daniel Tisdale, and Carrie Mae Weems.
|Description:||144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 x 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Foreword / Bill Arning --
Putting the body on the line: endurance in Black performance / Valerie Cassel Oliver --
Performance trace: staged actions, live art, and performance made for the camera / Yona Backer --
Between the body and the flesh: sex and gender in Black performance art / Tavia Nyong'o --
Dark mirrors: performance documents as bodily evidence / Naomi Beckwith --
No safety net: Lorraine O'Grady and performing in public without sanction / Franklin Sirmans --
Notes on the crisis of Black American performance art / Clifford Owens --
Artists' biographies --
Works in the exhibition --
|Responsibility:||Valerie Cassel Oliver ; essays by Yona Backer, Naomi Beckwith, Valerie Cassel Oliver, Tavia Nyong'o, Clifford Owens, Franklin Sirmans.|