Left performance histories: Recollecting Artistic Practices in Eastern Europe, Exhibition Catalogue

(Artist), Astrid Hackel (Editor), Andrej Mircev (Editor), Judit Bodor (Editor), Angelika Richter (Contributing member), Adam Czirak (Contributing member), Beata Hock (Contributing member), Elske Rosenfeld (Other)

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibition catalogue

    Abstract

    Publication accompanying the exhibition Left Performance Histories, nGbK, Berlin, 2018. ISBN 9783938515723 78-3-938515-73-0) 778-3-938515-73-0)8-3-938515-73-0)

    Challenging the assumption that the unofficial art scene in state socialist Europe was only subversive and oppositional, this publication offers alternative readings. Left Performance Histories explores artistic positions that, while critical of actually existing socialism, were grounded in Marxist and communist ideas. Performance / art was not a mirror of tristesse but a site of jouissance, where social conventions concerning gender identity, sexuality and beauty were playfully undermined. But what do performances leave in their wake? And how should we situate their legacies in the context of archives, exhibitions and academic and artistic practice? These are some of the questions that this book sets out to answer.

    With works by: Vlasta Delimar, Orshi Drozdik, Tomislav Gotovac, Ion Grigorescu, Jürgen Hohmuth (chic, charming and enduring / ccd), Sanja Iveković, El Kazovszkij, Exterra XX, Judit Kele, Tamás Király, László Lakner, Zbigniew Libera, Svenan Marnardarn , Ewa Partum, Zygmunt Piotrowski, Christine Schlegel, Hans-Joachim Schulze & Peter Oehlmann (group 37.2), Irmgard Senf, Mladen Stilinović, Sven Stilinović, Gabriele Stötzer, Tamás Szentjóby, Bálint Szombathy, Raša Todosijević, Želimir Žilnik

    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationBerlin
    PublishernGbK
    Media of outputOther
    Publication statusPublished - 2018

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  • Research Output

    Left Performance Histories: Exhibition, nGbK, Berlin

    Bodor, J., 2018

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

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  • Activities

    • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

    Performance as a site of nonconformist social behaviour (part 2)

    Anna Artwinska (Speaker), Constanze Fritzsch (Speaker), Bojana Matejic (Speaker), Judit Bodor (Speaker) & Beata Hock (Host)

    17 Feb 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Cite this

    , Hackel, A. (Ed.) (Editor), Mircev, A. (Ed.) (Editor), Bodor, J. (Ed.) (Editor), Richter, A. (Contributing member), Czirak, A. (Contributing member), & Hock, B. (Contributing member), & Rosenfeld, E. (Other). (2018). Left performance histories: Recollecting Artistic Practices in Eastern Europe, Exhibition Catalogue . Exhibition catalogue, nGbK.