Speaking Performance: Oral History as Curatorial Tool for Reactivating performance and Media Art

  • Bodor, J. (Organiser)
  • Lockhart, A. (Organiser)
  • Elaine Schemilt (Contributor)
  • Kevin Atherton (Contributor)
  • Heike Roms (Keynote/plenary speaker)

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    A seminar and workshop developed as part of What is a Living Archive? Curating the Unruly Materiality of Contemporary Art. Co-convened by Dr Judit Bodor, Principal Investigator of Curating Living Archives, with Prof Heike Roms, Professor in Theatre and Performance at the University of Exeter, and with contribution from artists Prof Elaine Shemilt and Kevin Atherton. It explored how oral history conversations and artists’ interviews can be used as curatorial tools with which to re-activate artworks, especially those of multimedia performance and new media art.
    Period14 Oct 2021
    Event typeWorkshop
    LocationDundeeShow on map
    Degree of RecognitionInternational


    • Workshop
    • Oral History
    • Archives
    • Curating